History of California: from its discovery to the present time ; comprising also a full description of its climate, surface, soil, rivers, towns, beasts, birds, fishes, state of its society, agriculture, commerce, mines, mining, &c., with a journal of the voyage from New York, via Nicaragua, to San Francisco, and back, via Panama with a new map of the country
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