California as I Saw It: Pencillings by the Way of its Gold and Gold Diggers, and Incidents of Travel by Land and Water. With Five Letters from the Isthmus. [historian Clyde Arbuckle's copy, inscribed by the editor to Charles L. Camp].

By: M'Collum, Willaim M. D., Edited by Dale L. Morgan.

Price: $150.00

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Book Condition: Fine condition, in clear mylar wrap


750 copies designed and printed by Robert Greenwood and Newton Baird. 219pp., incl. index; 8vo; red cloth back and illustrated tan paper over boards; paper spine label; map endpapers; without dust jacket. Warm inscription from Dale Morgan to bibliographer and historian Charles L. Camp, "'who started seeing California before I was born and is still going strong, my good friend and (almost) relative besides, Dale L. Morgan." Clyde Arbuckle's copy with his name stamped on the front pastedown. Date in pencil on lower edge of front pastedown.

Published while the Gold Rush was still in progress, M'Collum's personal account was praised by Wright Howes, in his U. S.-iana as one of the most authentic contemporary narratives of California in the first year of the Gold Rush.

Title: California as I Saw It: Pencillings by the Way of its Gold and Gold Diggers, and Incidents of Travel by Land and Water. With Five Letters from the Isthmus. [historian Clyde Arbuckle's copy, inscribed by the editor to Charles L. Camp].

Author Name: M'Collum, Willaim M. D., Edited by Dale L. Morgan.

Categories: History,

Edition: Limited Edition Reprint

Publisher: Los Gatos, Talisman Press: 1960

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine condition, in clear mylar wrap

Seller ID: 9837

Keywords: California Gold Rush Western Americana