My day in the wilderness by Helen Hunt Jackson. [San Francisco]: Published for its members by The Book Club of California, December 1939. 24.5x16 cm, pp. [1-4: blank] [i-ii] iii-iv [v-vi] 1-19 [20: colophon] [21-22: blank], original brown wrappers printed in black, sewn. First separate edition. 650 copies printed by John Henry Nash for members of The Book Club of California. At head of title: "Six California Tales: Number Six." This narrative, first published in Scribner's Magazine for August 1873 and later collected in Bits of Travel at Home (1878), described "H. H.'s" saddle trip with Yosemite guide John L. Murphy in the summer of 1872 from Yosemite Valley via the unfinished Indian Canyon Trail to Gentry's, a stage stop and hotel on the Tioga Road. A fine copy. (#166881).
"MY DAY IN THE WILDERNESS / is Number Six of Six California Tales, a series / of sketches by California writers of the past, to / be issued bi-monthly during 1939 for members / of The Book Club of California, at 1125 Russ / Building, San Francisco. Each part of the series / is designed & printed by a different Pacific Coast / printer and is limited to 650 copies. Number Six / has been designed and printed by John Henry / Nash at the University of Oregon at Eugene" on page .