Reprint edition of the rare 1851 original edition. Limited to 250 copies. Pamphlet sewn into a buckram binder with titles stamped in gilt on the front cover and with the bookplate of noted Western American collector W. J. Holliday affixed to the front pastedown sheet, 26 pp. Record of a very uncommon overland route to California "by way of New Orleans, Lavacca and San Antonia, Texas, El Paso, on the Rio Grande, the river Gila to San Diego on the Pacific, and landed at San Francisco, December 14." Small soil mark to buckram binder and a paper number on the front cover, internal wrappers are uniformly tanned at the edges, else a near fine copy.
Inventory Number: 45540