Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books, 1969. Near Fine in Near Fine dust-jacket First Edition. [9.5x6.5in]; 236 pp., frontispiece image of page in diary, 64 images of pencil illustrations by Christendorff, extensive notes and index; Grayish-Beige cloth covers with black lettering on spine and field of yellow with ruled border, illustration of..... Item #13106
"…with golden visions bright before them…"
Pardon Dexter Tiffany, in a letter to his wife, May 1849
The mid-19th century, western gold rushes were the largest voluntary migration of people and the primary force in shaping the west in North America.