APRON FULL OF GOLD: The Letters of Mary Jane Megquier from San Francisco, 1949-1856.
Edition: First printing.
San Marino, CA: The Huntington Library, 1949. dj. Hardcover first edition - According to family tradition, Mary Jane Megquier was the first white woman to cross the Isthmus of Panama during the Gold Rush, She left her home in Winthrop, Maine to accompany her husband, a physician, to San Francisco. Illustrations. 99 pages. Printed at the Ward Ritchie Press.
Condition: Fine in a slightly edgeworn dustjacket (price-clipped, a few small chips missing)