New York: Columbia University Press, 1949. California Centennial Edition. Hardcover. Clean, tight, fat 4to, 794pp, very light scuffing to tips. Forner owner name neatly penned on the 2nd fe "Watmore Hodges, Jr., 11 July, 1951." Very Good + / missing. Item #17792
A fascinating tome containing Bruff's commentary on his journeys from Washington City to Raft River in 1849, Raft River to Bruff's Camp later in 1849, Bruff's Camp and Roberts' Cabin in the Sierra Nevada in 1849-1850, Roberts' Cabin to Honey Lake from March 1850-October 1850, and Honey Lake back to Washington City, October 1850 to July 1851, which is excerpted from the 1853 version to complete Bruff's account. Also sketches from notebooks and from the Huntington Collection.