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Dreams to Dust. A Diary of the California Gold Rush, 1849-1850 by OARJE Charles Ross - First edition - (1989) - from Randall House Rare Books and Biblio.com

Dreams to Dust. A Diary of the California Gold Rush, 1849-1850

by OARJE Charles Ross

Condition: Spotting of top edges. else fine/pictorial dust jacket (minor wear)


Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, (1989). First edition. black cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Spotting of top edges. else fine/pictorial dust jacket (minor wear). Quarto. Illustrated with photographs, maps and drawings “There are many published gold rush diaries, but Parke’s is a significant addition to the filed. his writing is candid and entertaining, and compared with most, unique in its detail and its coverage. Overall, this is one of the best gold rush diaries in print” - from dust jacket (John Mack Faragher).
  • Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 55363
  • Title: Dreams to Dust. A Diary of the California Gold Rush, 1849-1850
  • Author: OARJE Charles Ross
  • Format/binding: Black cloth lettered in gilt on spine
  • Book condition: Used - Spotting of top edges. else fine
  • Jacket condition: pictorial dust jacket (minor wear)
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
  • Place: Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Date published: (1989)
  • Keywords: overland journeys to the pacific, 19th century western united states travel california gold discoveries, western pioneers, pioneer diaries in california, california gold rush, californiana
  • Bookseller catalogs: Californiana;
  • Size: Quarto


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