The Long Road to California: The Journal of Cephas Arms Supplemented with Letters by Traveling Companions on the Overland Trail in 1849. Cephas Arms.

The Long Road to California: The Journal of Cephas Arms Supplemented with Letters by Traveling Companions on the Overland Trail in 1849

Mount Pleasant, MI: The Private Press of John Cumming, 1985. First Edition. 142pp. Octavo [20.5 cm] Rust colored cloth with the title gilt stamped on the backstrip. Better than very good. Ex-libris from the notable collection of Todd I. Berens, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Item #4876

Berens has inscribed his bookplate to the noted historian Will Bagley. This edition was limited to 487 copies. The principal narrators of this overland account were Cephas Arms of Knox County and Adonijah S. Welch of Jonesville, Michigan. The journal of Cephas Arms is reprinted here from the Knoxville Journal, where it appeared in installments during the course of the trip.

Price: $25.00

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