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California Gold Rush Merchant The Journal of Stephen Chapin Davis by  Benjamin B. (Editor) Richards - First Edition - 1956 - from Town's End Books (SKU: TB28827)

California Gold Rush Merchant The Journal of Stephen Chapin Davis

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California Gold Rush Merchant The Journal of Stephen Chapin Davis

by Richards, Benjamin B. (Editor)

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San Marino, Calif.: The Huntingon Library, 1956. First Edition. First printing Fine in 1/4 brick red cloth and striped paper covered boards with a paper label on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". Without a paper dust jacket as issued, but protected by an acetate covering. 124 pages including an index, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a facsimile copy of a map of "the Gold Region of California" drawn by Robert H. Ellis in 1850.

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Town's End Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
TB28827
Title
California Gold Rush Merchant The Journal of Stephen Chapin Davis
Author
Richards, Benjamin B. (Editor)
Book condition
Used
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Huntingon Library
Place of Publication
San Marino, Calif.
Date Published
1956

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