1949. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1949.
Thin octavo. 16, pp. Tinted frontis map and one full page illustration, facsimile of original title page, 2 other facsimiles tipped in. Decorative yellow-orange cloth, a very good copy.
§ One of 300 copies printed by Harold Seeger and Albert Sperisen at the Black Vine Press. Reprinted from the scarce original edition published in New York by Nafis & Cornish in 1850. Introduction by Edith M. Coulter. A guide for those planning to come to California in the mid-1800's which Gregory used as a way to advertise his company."Gregory...presents advice on crossing via the Isthmus of Panama, waiting for San Francisco-bound ships, and making the trip to California" (Kurutz). Kurutz: 294 (b). Item #124734