Echoes of the Past. An Account of the First Emigrant Train to California, Fremont in the Conquest of California, the Discovery of Gold and Early Reminiscences
Chico, CA: Chico Advertiser, 1914.
First Edition. Softcover. Very good. 91 pp, illustrated, in original printed wrappers. Some chipping to paper over spine, pages tanned; very good. Reprints articles by Bidwell first published in the Century Magazine in 189 and 1891. Kurutz 55a: "the vast majority of the text is devoted to the famed overland trek and early days in California before the American conquest....Pages 57 and 58 tell of Marshall's scheme to float lumber down the American River and the discovery of gold." Graff 292; Howes B-432; Rocq 1371.
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