First edition. 8vo. Twelve individual Keepsakes issued during 1969 to its members by The Book Club of California in commemoration of the centennial of the transcontinental railroad. Each Keepsake is 10" x 8 3/8" in size and contains 4 pages. The individual Keepsakes are as they appear in order,1 - Contact and Finance Company, 2 - Poster: $100 Currency $65, 3 - Dutch Flat Route, 4 - Poster: Australia, China and Japan, 5 - The Rose Bud Letter, 6 - The Hewes Receipt, 7 - Poster: Great American Overland Route, 8 - An Invitation and Menu Central Pacific Railroad, Sacramento, 9 - The "Goat Island Grab," 10 - Nelson Railroad Guide, 1871, 11 - The Clipper Gap Holdup, and 12 - Poster: C. P. R. R. Time Schedule. Keepsake 1 is uniformly tanned on the front cover, the remaining 11 are bright, for an overall fine, unused set.
Inventory Number: 38169