San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1938. With 17 full-page illustrations and 35 photographs of postal history covers. Limited Edition of 500 unnumbered copies. This copy with a great signed presentation from Wiltsee on a front blank page, dated June 22, 1945." A classic Grabhorn Press work on the steamships that carried passengers and the mail to California during the early years of the Gold Rush. Thick small quarto: white buckram cloth spine & brick-colored cloth covers, paper title label on spine; 367pp, with color frontispiece, illustrations, index and maps on endpapers. Issued without a dust jacket. Item #55868
Very Good (covers very nice; contents clean & tight).