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Eldorado, or, Adventures in the path of empire comprising a voyage to California, via Panama, life in San Francisco and Monterey, pictures of the gold region, and experiences of Mexican travel by Bayard Taylor

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • California,
  • Mexico

Subjects:

  • Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878 -- Travel -- California,
  • Voyages to the Pacific coast,
  • California -- Gold discoveries,
  • California -- Description and travel,
  • Mexico -- Description and travel

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1949. (Western Americana).

Other titlesEldorado., Adventures in the path of empire.
Statementby Bayard Taylor ; with illustrations by the author ; introduction by Robert Glass Cleland.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF865 .T23 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 375 p., [7] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2530277M
ISBN 100803294131, 0803244185
LC Control Number88005758

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Eldorado book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When news of the madness of California's gold rush hit New York, Horace Gre /5. Book/Printed Material Eldorado, or, Adventures in the path of empire: comprising a voyage to California, via Panama; life in San Francisco and Monterey; pictures of the gold region, and experiences of Mexican travel Eldorado / Adventures in the path of empire. Page 10 - As on the ocean, you have a sense rather than a perception of beauty. The sharp, clear lines of our scenery at home are here wanting. What shape the land would be, if cleared, you cannot tell. You gaze upon the scene before you with a never-sated delight, till your brain aches with the sensation, and you close your eyes, overwhelmed with the thought that all these . When news of the madness of California's gold rush hit New York, Horace Greeley, publisher of the New York Tribune, looked about for a reporter to send. Taylor, thoughtful, and at the same time fully engaged in the madness, offered his readers detailed, finely crafted descriptions of the remarkable wealth and the harsh conditions produced by the gold rush.

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The Eldorado that Bayard Taylor imagined in his youthful poetry was not half so fabulous as the California he finally saw in the historical year of He joined the flood of Forty-niners, not as a fortune-seeker but as a journalist, sailing from New York on a crowded steamer. The sight of San Francisco dazzled him: the simmering mountains and water and air, the few hundred houses 4/5(1). Eldorado: or, Adventures in the path of empire: comprising a voyage to California, via Panama; life in San Francisco and Monterey; pictures of the gold region, and experiences of Mexican travel. by Bayard Taylor; 14 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Description and travel, Gold discoveries, Voyages to the Pacific coast, Travel, Zamor Description and travel. . During his adventures, Bayard walked one hundred miles from San Francisco to Monterey, and later returned to New York via Mexico by foot, mule, and coach. Bayard describes the characters he met with an honest curiosity–heady gold miners who had once been doctors and lawyers, hospitable Mexicans from all classes of society, and even a highway. Get this from a library! Eldorado: adventures in the path of empire. [Bayard Taylor].