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    DescriptionIn 1860 William Brewer, a young Yale-educated teacher of the natural sciences and a recent widower, eagerly accepted an offer from Josiah Whitney to assist in the first geological survey of the state of California. Brewer was not a geologist, but his training in agriculture and botany made him an invaluable member of the team. He traveled more than fourteen thousand miles in the four years he spent in California and spent much of his leisure time writing lively, detailed letters to his brother back East. These warmly affectionate letters, presented here in their entirety, describe the new state in all its spectacular beauty and paint a vivid picture of California in the mid-nineteenth century. This fourth edition includes a new foreword by William Bright (1500 California Place Names) and a set of maps tracing Brewer's route.


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    Title
    Up and Down California in 1860-1864
    Subtitle
    The Journal of William H. Brewer
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) William H. Brewer, Edited by Francis P. Farquhar, Foreword by William Bright
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 628
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 221 mm
    Thickness: 43 mm
    Weight: 885 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780520238657
    ISBN 10: 0520238656
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: HBLL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
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    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: B5
    Ingram Theme: CULT/WESTRN, CULT/WSTCST, GEOG/CALIFO
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBBWF
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    B&T General Subject: 430
    Libri: I-HS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036010
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036140, BIO000000
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    DC22: 979.4/04/092
    LC classification: F864 .B75 2003
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    DC21: 979.404092
    LC classification: 2002032224
    Thema V1.0: DNB, DND, NHK
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3M, 3MN
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KBB-US-WPC
    Edition
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    30 b/w illustrations, 4 maps
    Publisher
    University of California Press
    Imprint name
    University of California Press
    Publication date
    01 August 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Berkerley
    Review quote
    "Like a trip in a time machine--intimate, vivid, and full of adventure and discoveries."--Tom Stienstra, "San Francisco Chronicle"