Boston, MA: Shepard and Gill, 1873. First US edition. Hardcover. Item #12338
The author's journey by rail from New York to California and return. "Parts of this book have appeared in The Providence Evening Press, in a series of letters under the caption of 'Across the Continent:' but they have been thoroughly revised; and descriptions of Colorado, and of gold and silver mining, forming several chapters, have been added." 365 pages with three engravings. Bound in original green cloth with lettering, illustration and border in gilt and blind. Map of Yosemite not present. Front hinge and spine ends professionally repaired. A very good, bright copy.