Nashville: Southern Methodist Publishing House, 1886. First edition. Original cloth. Octavo. 283 pages. Near fine. Bound in original brown cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine, boards have blind-stamped decorative borders. A few minor extremity rubs.
Reverend Bigham went to California as a missionary in the early years of the Gold Rush. The dramatized scenes and sketches here are loosely based upon his actual experiences as a preacher and miner. HOWES B444.