1933. San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1933.
8vo, (12), 100, (7)pp. Color illustrations on front cover, title-page and in text. Original brown boards, tan cloth backstrip, paper label. A fine copy as issued, with prospectus and announcement loosely inserted at the back (offsetting onto the front and rear endpapers).
§ Number Seven of the Rare Americana Series, limited to 500 copies. Signed "Ed Grabhorn" on the front free endpaper. Dawson's "Narrative" is well known and, in the first edition, truly rare. Streeter V, 3089: "Dawson...was a member of the famous 1841 party of Bartleson and John Bidwell... One of the rarest and most interesting books of pioneer reminiscences - TWS" Item #123010