New York; (1956): Vantage Press. First Edition. Octavo. Item #028875
419 pages. Enhanced with 40 early photographic images. Young accountant Ed Long left his Tacoma position in the Alaska Gold Rush. The account from his diary as copied by his daughter Ella Lung Martinsen. Here we read of the lawlessness of Skagway and its leader Soapy Smith. Robert W. Service, the poet of the Gold Rush, wrote: "One of the best descriptions of the Trail that I have come across". Joaquin Miller in the Gold Rush. A near fine copy bound in black cloth, spine lettering gilt, in a black unclipped pictorial dust jacket accented in white and yellow, wear to spine ends and corners, rear panel lightly rubbed. A very good copy.