Sacramento. 1853. 261pp. Plates. Original cloth. Extremities frayed, boards detached. Item #WRCAM288
The plates are some of the earliest works of Charles Nahl and illustrate California life in the early Gold Rush. Benton founded the Congregational Church in California in 1849, and this moralistic/religious allegory includes many details of California life at the time. COWAN, p.49. GREENWOOD 378. KURUTZ 49.