New York and London: Harper and Brothers, 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo., original red cloth lettered in gilt, 470 numbered pages + 1 page appendix (not numbered). Profusely Illustrated with line drawings and photographs. -- Three Fold-out photos: Panoramic View of Bonanza Creek Between Discovery Claim and the Forks of Bonanza and Eldorado Creeks, in August, 1898, Two Years After The Discovery. -- Skagway, February, 1899. -- Panoramic View of Dawson Taken From the Mouth of the Klondike River, Summer, 1898 (small flaw to first fold). -- Tipped in typed letter dated 1908 and signed by the author about his work in the Klondike during the gold rush (see photo). -- Title page has about 1 inch clipped off all the way across. Very good. Item #9425
"Tappan Adney was a writer and illustrator for Harpers Weekly when the gold rush occured, and it was his assignment to follow the most unusual mass migration of the 19th century, and chronicle the event for Harper's readers. Combining his journalistic eye for detail and human interest with his skill for writing he produced the most powerful first-hand account of the gold rush. His book "Klondike Stampede" is a classic that remains in print today."-pbs.