First Edition, First Printing with author’s signed bookplate at rear pastedown. Map to front endpapers, black and white illustrated frontispiece. Novel of California pioneers, and basis for the 1923 Paramount Picture directed by James Cruze and starring J. Warren Kerrigan, Lois Wilson, and Alan Hale, filmed on location. Octavo, original red cloth with black lettering stamped to front cover and spine. Near Fine but for spine faded, covers slightly bumped, and cloth lightly worn at spine ends and corners.