Georgetown, CA: Talisman Press, 1993. 2 volume set. 457, 458-825pp. Octavos [23.5 cm] 1/4 black leather over marbled boards with the title gilt stamped on the backstrip. Housed in a salmon colored slipcase. Near fine. Item #7514
The printing of this book was limited to 100 copies, this is copy 40. Signed by Morgan on the half-title of volume one. An edited compilation of primary sources from the first year of significant migration to Oregon and California, divided generally by geographic area and trail. These volumes are perhaps the richest gathering of material relating to the beginnings of overland travel. Saunders 67. Mintz 336. Paher 1333. Zamorano Select 84.