Oakland, CA: Jacob Wright Harlan, 1896. Hardcover. Very Good. 242 pp, with frontispiece, decorative endpapers. Original brown cloth with decoration in gilt and black. Small ownership label on front pastedown, light general wear to exterior, front hinge a bit wobbly; else sound and clean. No dust jacket. Second edition. Personal account of Gold Rush California. Harlan opine sin the introduction that "every fact relating to the early settlement of California should be recorded and treasured up; in fact, that it is the duty of every pioneer to put in writing his early California experience." Cowan (264-5): "The author came by tghe overland route as a member of the Boggs-Moran party, and upon his arrival joined Fremont's battalion. (Inventory #: 2051)
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