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The Gila Trail. The Texas Argonauts and the California Gold Rush [The American exploration and travel series] by  ed Benjamin Butler Harris; Richard H. Dillon - First Edition - 1960 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

The Gila Trail. The Texas Argonauts and the California Gold Rush [The American exploration and travel series]

by Benjamin Butler Harris; Richard H. Dillon, ed

Condition: Very good +/very good +


Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1960. First Edition. Cloth. Very good +/very good +. A very good plus first edition, as stated, in a very good plus dust jacket. Ochre cloth boards with black and red title stamping on spine. End papers toned, but text is clean and bright. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near front hinge. Top edge painted. Binding is sturdy and square. Unclipped dust jacket showing tape residue on front and two small nicks. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. Illustrated with black and white plates. xv, 175 pp. including index. Octavo, 6 x 9 1/4 inches tall.
  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 563
  • Title: The Gila Trail. The Texas Argonauts and the California Gold Rush [The American exploration and travel series]
  • Author: Benjamin Butler Harris; Richard H. Dillon, ed
  • Format/binding: Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very good +
  • Jacket condition: very good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
  • Place: Norman, OK
  • Date published: 1960
  • Keywords: gold rush, california, texas, pioneers, west, america
  • Bookseller catalogs: California & the West;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / United States / State & Local / West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY);


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