FROM MEXICAN DAYS TO THE GOLD RUSH:; Memoirs of...Who Grew Up with California. Edited by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr.
by Marshall, James Wilson & Edward Gould Buffum
Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1993. First Thus. Original Cloth. Fine. Two volumes in one. pp: lviii, 389, index; 30 plates from photographs, 2 maps in color. The first title, THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF JAMES W. MARSHALL, is a biography by George Frederic Parsons. Marshall was born at Hopewell, NJ, went to California in 1845, participated in the 1846 Bear Flag Revolt, and discovered gold at Sutter's Mill in 1848. In the second book, an autobiography, Buffum tells of going to California in 1847 with the 7th Regiment of NY Volunteers during the War with Mexico. At the war's end, he heard of Marshall's gold strike, went prospecting, and eventually became a California journalist. 6.75" x 4.25"
Portland, OR: American Music, 1940. First Edition. Pictorial Paper Covers. Very Good. pp: 48, (2). Contains words and music t...
A Brief History of the Dust Jacket
When did dust jackets first appear, and what exactly are they for? Learn about this often-important detail as it applies to book collecting. More...
Collecting and Using City Directories
Don't overlook that old city directory - it is priceless for authors, collectors who focus on specific cities, geneaology, and other niche interests. Learn more...
Make an Offer
Special order items
A special order item has limited availability and the seller may source this title from another supplier. In this event, there may be a slight delay in shipping and possible variation in description. Our 30-Day return guarantee still applies.
Since 2005, Biblio has donated over $1 million to fund literacy and educational projects that benefit children in impoverished communities of South America. Through BiblioWorks, a 501(c)3 non-profit, we have built 12 community libraries, trained hundreds of teachers and librarians and changed the lives of tens of thousands of underprivileged children.
Every time you purchase a book on Biblio, you are supporting our mission of improving literacy and education at home and abroad. And, if you want to give a little more, be sure to choose to "Round up for Reading" when making your purchase, which will allow you to round up your purchase by a small amount - all of which will go directly to BiblioWorks. To learn about BiblioWorks and to find out more ways you can help promote literacy and education abroad, click here.
Thank you for helping Biblio spread the joys of reading and learning to those in need!