GOLD SEEKERS OF '49; How in the year 1849, Charley Adams and his father set out for California, there to find a gold mine; how they crossed the tropical isthmus of Panama, by canoe and by mule, to the Pacific side; how they landed at last in wonderful San Francisco, and what befell them there and in the high Sierras; relating how they encountered fortune and misfortune in that new land peopled from every quarter of the globe / By Edwin L. Sabin / With Illustrations by Charles H. Stephens and maps. Edwin L. Sabin.
GOLD SEEKERS OF '49; How in the year 1849, Charley Adams and his father set out for California, there to find a gold mine; how they crossed the tropical isthmus of Panama, by canoe and by mule, to the Pacific side; how they landed at last in wonderful San Francisco, and what befell them there and in the high Sierras; relating how they encountered fortune and misfortune in that new land peopled from every quarter of the globe / By Edwin L. Sabin / With Illustrations by Charles H. Stephens and maps
GOLD SEEKERS OF '49; How in the year 1849, Charley Adams and his father set out for California, there to find a gold mine; how they crossed the tropical isthmus of Panama, by canoe and by mule, to the Pacific side; how they landed at last in wonderful San Francisco, and what befell them there and in the high Sierras; relating how they encountered fortune and misfortune in that new land peopled from every quarter of the globe / By Edwin L. Sabin / With Illustrations by Charles H. Stephens and maps
GOLD SEEKERS OF '49; How in the year 1849, Charley Adams and his father set out for California, there to find a gold mine; how they crossed the tropical isthmus of Panama, by canoe and by mule, to the Pacific side; how they landed at last in wonderful San Francisco, and what befell them there and in the high Sierras; relating how they encountered fortune and misfortune in that new land peopled from every quarter of the globe / By Edwin L. Sabin / With Illustrations by Charles H. Stephens and maps
GOLD SEEKERS OF '49; How in the year 1849, Charley Adams and his father set out for California, there to find a gold mine; how they crossed the tropical isthmus of Panama, by canoe and by mule, to the Pacific side; how they landed at last in wonderful San Francisco, and what befell them there and in the high Sierras; relating how they encountered fortune and misfortune in that new land peopled from every quarter of the globe / By Edwin L. Sabin / With Illustrations by Charles H. Stephens and maps
GOLD SEEKERS OF '49; How in the year 1849, Charley Adams and his father set out for California, there to find a gold mine; how they crossed the tropical isthmus of Panama, by canoe and by mule, to the Pacific side; how they landed at last in wonderful San Francisco, and what befell them there and in the high Sierras; relating how they encountered fortune and misfortune in that new land peopled from every quarter of the globe / By Edwin L. Sabin / With Illustrations by Charles H. Stephens and maps
GOLD SEEKERS OF '49; How in the year 1849, Charley Adams and his father set out for California, there to find a gold mine; how they crossed the tropical isthmus of Panama, by canoe and by mule, to the Pacific side; how they landed at last in wonderful San Francisco, and what befell them there and in the high Sierras; relating how they encountered fortune and misfortune in that new land peopled from every quarter of the globe / By Edwin L. Sabin / With Illustrations by Charles H. Stephens and maps

GOLD SEEKERS OF '49; How in the year 1849, Charley Adams and his father set out for California, there to find a gold mine; how they crossed the tropical isthmus of Panama, by canoe and by mule, to the Pacific side; how they landed at last in wonderful San Francisco, and what befell them there and in the high Sierras; relating how they encountered fortune and misfortune in that new land peopled from every quarter of the globe / By Edwin L. Sabin / With Illustrations by Charles H. Stephens and maps

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, [336] pages + [8] 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.

Price: $30.00

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