Book/Printed Material Californian pictures in prose and verse,

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Californian pictures in prose and verse,
Summary
New York journalist Benjamin Parke Avery (1828-1875) emigrated to California and became part owner of the Marysville Appeal in the 1850s and later published a newspaper in San Francisco and served as state printer. Californian pictures in prose and verse (1878) contains his "word-sketches," which are largely confined to California scenery, although some picture Native Americans and miners whom he knew when he prospected on the Trinity River in 1850 as well as the city of San Francisco. Most of the book is devoted to poems and essays dealing with mountains of the Coast Range, the Sierra Nevadas, and the Santa Cruz range and their passes and lakes; Yosemite, upper Sacramento Valley, Mount Shasta, and the geysers.
Contributor Names
Avery, Benjamin Parke, 1828-1875.
Created / Published
New York, Hurd and Houghton; Cambridge, The Riverside press, 1878.
Subject Headings
-  California--Description and travel
-  Mines and mineral resources--California
-  Business--California
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
vi, [7]-344 p. front., illus., plates. 23 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F866 .A94
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.022
Library of Congress Control Number
rc01000833
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New York journalist Benjamin Parke Avery (1828-1875) emigrated to California and became part owner of the Marysville Appeal in the 1850s and later published a newspaper in San Francisco and served as state printer. Californian pictures in prose and verse (1878) contains his "word-sketches," which are largely confined to California scenery, although some picture Native Americans and miners whom he knew when he prospected on the Trinity River in 1850 as well as the city of San Francisco. Most of the book is devoted to poems and essays dealing with mountains of the Coast Range, the Sierra Nevadas, and the Santa Cruz range and their passes and lakes; Yosemite, upper Sacramento Valley, Mount Shasta, and the geysers.
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Avery, Benjamin Parke. Californian Pictures in Prose and Verse. New York, Hurd and Houghton; Cambridge, The Riverside press, 1878. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/rc01000833/.

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Avery, B. P. (1878) Californian Pictures in Prose and Verse. New York, Hurd and Houghton; Cambridge, The Riverside press. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/rc01000833/.

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Avery, Benjamin Parke. Californian Pictures in Prose and Verse. New York, Hurd and Houghton; Cambridge, The Riverside press, 1878. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/rc01000833/>.