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The Tagebuch of Ernst Silge, USN

By: Frank H. Pierce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1996

Seller ID: P0489

ISBN: 0078840489X

Condition: 264 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1996, 5.5x8.5, paper, append., 264 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This book is pure 19-century adventure, from young Ernst Silge's years as a U.S. Navy sailor boy on the fabled China Station in the last days of the great sailing ships to his life as a Colorado homesteader, and finally as a gold miner in the American Rockies. Taken directly from the diaries of a young German immigrant lad with a yearning to travel, a propensity to write, and powers of observation that a seasoned journalist would have admired. 264 pages, 5.5x8.5, 199... View more info