CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH MERCHANT. The Journal of Stephen Chapin Davis

San Marino, California: The Huntington Library, 1956. Cloth-backed decorated Boards (Mylar). First Edition. Octavo. xvii, 124 pages. Map. Introduction by Editor. Notes. Index. Small posthumous bookplate of Historian John S. Sandoval. Some rubbing, but NEAR FINE in a mylar jacket. Starting at age 17, Davis kept a Journal describing his trip around the Horn to the gold fields with his brother. He met with little success at mining, but ran stores at Long Bar and Coulterville. Kurutz169; Howell 50, 1319; Rocq 15770; Gudde 393. Always FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address. Item #389

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