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A British Ranchero in Old California: The Life and Times of Henry Dalton and the Rancho Azusa (Western Frontiersmen Series) by  Sheldon G Jackson - Hardcover - 2nd Printing - 1987 - from The Bookworm and Biblio.com

A British Ranchero in Old California: The Life and Times of Henry Dalton and the Rancho Azusa (Western Frontiersmen Series)

by Jackson, Sheldon G

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Spokane, Washington: Arthur H Clark Company, 1987. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: red cloth with gilt spine text; a Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket. Includes a frontis plus four additional black and white plates, and one single-sided. From the jacket blurb: ''The San Gabriel Valley a few miles east of Los Angels was the site of the Rancho Azusa. Henry Dalton played a key role in the history of this whole region, and his diary from the Rancho provides an intimate glimpse of pioneer life in this region. The California revolt of 1846 is vividly depicted in Dalton's personal correspondence. Stories of the first cattle drive to northern California the gold rush of 1848-49, and the later rush in San Gabriel Canyon all reveal fascinating and valuable accounts of California history.'' Originally published in 1977, this is the second printing. 8vo (about 9.5 inches tall) 265 pages. Bibliography, index.
  • Bookseller: The Bookworm US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 062699
  • Title: A British Ranchero in Old California: The Life and Times of Henry Dalton and the Rancho Azusa (Western Frontiersmen Series)
  • Author: Jackson, Sheldon G
  • Format/binding: Hardbound
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: 2nd Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Arthur H Clark Company
  • Place: Spokane, Washington
  • Date published: 1987

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