Philadelphia & London: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1915. Trail Blazers Series, First Edition. Pictorial cloth. 8vo, tan pictorial cloth with black lettering on spine (plus pick, shovel, & pan) and two colorful bearded prospectors working a pan on front cover, Foreword by Sabin, illustrated with color frontispiece, five full-page B&W maps and four glossy B&W pictures of trail adventures, 335,  pages +  Lippincott Ads. Good Plus / None. Item #6447
Gold Rush narrative based on the diary of Kimball Webster (1828-1916), a New Hampshire farmer, who began his overland journey to California in April 1849, and remained in California and Oregon until 1854. A later narrative follows his life in California as a goldseeker on the Feather River and Nelson's Creek mines, 1849-1850, Includes descriptions of Sacramento, Yuba City, and Marysville; and surveying in Oregon.
Solid copy with clean pages. Fading and some soil to cloth.