New York: James Egbert, 1860.
First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo, 247pp, in publisher's blind-stamped cloth. Ex-library, with renants of call number on lower spine and small repair to upper spine. Library stamps on front and rear flyleaves and title pages. Otherwise clean, binding sound. "Schaeffer's book has received the praise of many for providing a congenial yet uninflated account of his three years in California. [After sailing around Cape Horn to San Francisco, he] visited Stockton, Sacramento, Rough and Ready, Grass Valley, Gold Run, and Downieville. He also participated in the Gold Lake Expedition of 1850" (Kurutz 558). Sabin 77485; Graff 3691; Rocq 6021.