First edition. 8vo. Originally published in 1861. Brown embossed cloth, pink front and rear endpapers, vii , 134  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