San Francisco: Published by Emil P. Schlichtmann, 1955. First Edition Limited to 1000 copies. 8vo. 356 pp. Many pages uncut. Bibliography; Index. Maps, including 2 fold-outs; photo-illustrated plates. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine; illustration of tree on front cover. A fine copy. Item #19659
"A detailed history of the old freight road from Stockton to the Southern Mines and Yosemite. An important contribution to the history of transportation, commerce, and the economic life of California in the nineteenth century." - Howell 50:1394. (Adams, Six-Guns 1667; Rocq 5257).