Spokane: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1996. First Edition. 286pp. Octavo [24.5 cm] Blue cloth with the title and gilt stamped on the front board and backstrip. Near fine. Item #4665
This well-regarded, first-hand account of a Cincinnati journalist includes both his contemporaneous journal for 1850-1851 and letters sent home and published in Cincinnati newspapers. Bickham gives an unusually vivid description of gold hunting, life in the hills and events surrounding the Vigilance Committee of 1851. Clark & Brunet 20.