Petaluma, Cal. J.T. Studdert, Book and Job Printer, 1898.
Hardcover. Fine. 186 pp, in original black cloth-covered boards with gilt title, portrait of the author and his wife. Fine copy. "The personal narrative of an Argonaut of 1851, with details of hardship and adventures on the plains and among the Indians; the massacre of all but two of the wagon train; the Powder River Mines; outlawry, murder and wild times among the miners" (Eberstadt). Streeter Sale 3203: "Crawford’s narrative of crossing the plains in 1851 includes an important description of life among the mines during the wild times in the Powder River mines." Howes C-870; Graff 911; Smith 2098.