Chicago: Caxton Club / Lakeside Press, 1930. First Thus. Hardcover. 8vo. Original decorated boards. Gilt text on spine. Gilt top edge. Deckle edge. Hand-pressed pages. Frontispiece plus 7 full-page plates, including map. 234 pp.
Small scuff at footer of spine. A fine copy.
This is one of 350 finely printed copies of Steele's memoir of the California gold rush. Originally printed in a newspaper and a pamphlet in 1901, this marks its first publication as a book. (Howes S923; Wagner-Camp 244; Mintz 438; Wheat Gold Rush 195; Cowan p.612; Kurutz 597; Mattes 978). fine. Item #2123