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ELDORADO, or, California as Seen by a Pioneer, 1850-1900. (El Dorado).
Los Angeles: B. R. Baumgardt, 1900. First edition. Hardcover. , 17-313 pp., frontispiece portrait of the author, 7 full-page illustrations; small octavo, later green buckram. Rebound to style in modern green buckram cloth, else fine. Item #23799
Inscribed on front blank leaf "With best wishes of the author. David Augustus Shaw." First-person account of the overland route from the mid0west to the gold fields in 1850. The narrative is followed by a history of the development of California over the following 50 years. Cowan p.580.
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