New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons / Capricorn Books, 1974. First Edition. Cloth. 8vo, yellow buckram, numerous B&W line engravings and photos, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket of a wagon train, map endpapers, ix + 330 pages. Fine / Near Fine. Item #900
An important study by an expert of the famous and long Overland Trail to Gold Rush, California that began in 1852.
Handsomely illustrated with a number of B&W in-text illustrations.
Bright, tight copy, with extremities of dj slightly rubbed: Scarce in this near Fine condition.