Chicago: Overland Publishing Company, 1883. Hardcover. With wonderful variant engraved views of California, including "Sutter's Mill Race - where the gold was first discovered in California", a double spread (p32), and "Fort Point, Golden Gate, California", double spread (p48).
8vo, 275pp, adverts at front end paper. 17 folding wood engraved plates, engraved ills & maps throughout text. Red cloth, title in black at front board and spine. Internally, bookshop label, Newbold's Bookshop, Dunedin, NZ, news agent stamp top of front end paper, top of front paste down a bit abraded where previous owner name removed. Very good overall. Item #22193