First edition. 4to. Two -tone quarter cloth and boards, titles stamped in gilt on the spine, pictorial front and rear endpapers, , 80 pp., frontispiece, illustrated from photographs, map, bibliography, acknowledgments and photo credits, index. Traces the history of gold discoveries of the late 1890's in the Klondike River Valley in the Yukon and the explosive growth and rapid demise of Dawson. A photographic essay of the Klondike Gold Rush, 1897-1899, perhaps the most photographed event in North America during the 19th century. Pictures depicts the gold-seekers, with packs on their backs, trudging up to the summit of Chilkoot Pass. Fine in dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 45068