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GOLD IS THE CORNERSTONE by  John Walton CAUGHEY - Hardcover - First Edition - 1948 - from Hardy Books and


by CAUGHEY, John Walton

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Berkeley: University of California Pess, 1948. First Edition. (xvi) 321 Pges. Index. Bibliogrpahy. Original red cloth. Octavo. Illustrated dust jacket. Vignettes by W. R. Cameron. SIGNED in ink by author Caughey on the half-title. Covers the discovery of gold in California, the Gold Rush, early mining methods and tools, life in the diggins and cultural by-products. some toning to endpapers, but a Near Fine copy, in a slightly spine-darkened Near Fine dust jacket, now collected and protected in a clear mylar protective sleeve.

  • Bookseller: Hardy Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1039
  • Author: CAUGHEY, John Walton
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: University of California Pess
  • Place: Berkeley
  • Date published: 1948
  • Keywords: Western Americana, California, Mining Overland, all things Californian, law and order, San Francisco
  • Bookseller catalogs: Gold Rush; All Things Californian;


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