Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Garden City, N. Y. Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1957.
First edition / first printing in Very Good+ condition with moderately rubbed and dusty edges, bumped head and tail of spine, unevenly trimmed front leaves, and an ex libris stamp on front fly leaf in Very Good unclipped dust jacket with badly chipped head and tail of spine, discolored clear tape on all edges, and sunned spine. Tan and cream map end papers.
In this amusing history of the Gold Rush era, Stong points out, that the "pudding that's underneath [the usual sentimental stories of the Gold Rush era] ... tastes a lot better than the sauce"; Ex-Libris; B & W Illustrations; 209 pages.