Couts | Cave J.

From San Diego To The Colorado In 1849

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    Description

    The journal and maps of Cave J. Couts, titled From San Diego To The Colorado In 1849.

    Twelvemo, [8], 78pp. Publisher’s original tan buckram spine, gray paper boards. Title printed on label affixed to spine. Previous ownership label affixed to front endpaper. Includes 3 maps drawn by Lieutenant Couts. Some toning to maps, text generally clean. (Howes C811). This small imprint was the last publication of Arthur Ellis, the founder of the Zamorano Club, in 1932. The following year it was reissued as the Arthur M. Ellis Memorial Edition of the Journal & Maps of Cave J. Couts.

    Cave Johnson Couts (1821-1874) led the military escort assigned to Amiel W. Whipple’s Boundary Commission. The military detachment was charged with mapping the new border between the United States and Mexico following the Mexican-American War. His original diaries are found in the Bancroft Library at Berkeley.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    Los Angeles

    Publisher

    Arthur M. Ellis

    Edition

    First Edition

    Date Published

    1932

    Binding

    Hardcover

    Condition

    Very Good

    Author

    Couts | Cave J.