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A Trip To Pike's Peak & Notes By The Way, With Numerous Illustrations: Being Descriptive Of Incidents And Accidents That Attended The Pilgrimage; Of The Country Through Kansas And Nebraska; Rocky Mountains; Mining Regions; Mining Operations, Etc., Etc by  M. D., C. M. Clark

A Trip To Pike's Peak & Notes By The Way, With Numerous Illustrations: Being Descriptive Of Incidents And Accidents That Attended The Pilgrimage; Of The Country Through Kansas And Nebraska; Rocky Mountains; Mining Regions; Mining Operations, Etc., Etc

by M. D., C. M. Clark

First edition. 8vo. Originally published in 1861. Brown embossed cloth, pink front and rear endpapers, vii [4], 134 [1] pp., frontispiece, preface, illustrated, plates, errata. This book is generally regarded by historians and Western Americana collectors as the best contemporary account of the Colorado Gold Rush of 1859-1861. First published in 1861, it has become one of the rarest items of Western Americana. Howes C430 says, "About the best contemporary account of this gold rush." Very good, solid copy.

Inventory Number: 45661

$3,750.00