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James W. Marshall The Discovery of California Gold, A Biography

James W. Marshall The Discovery of California Gold, A Biography

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James W. Marshall The Discovery of California Gold, A Biography

by Theressa Gay

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  • Hardcover
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Georgetown, California: Talisman Press, 1967. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First Edition, 1967, 558 pages including index, few black and white photographs, color frontispiece portrait of Marshall, detailed history of finding gold at Sutter's Mill and the California Gold Rush, detailed biography of James W. Marshall, Book is near Fine, publishers very clean mustard cloth with brown title to spine and front board. previous owner bookplate on front paste down (hidden by jacket flap) no other writing. Tight and square with sharp points. Jacket is at least Very Good, rubbing on front panel, sticker pull on spine, with original price intact. Shows nicely in a new mylar sleeve. Clean and most presentable First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Pacific Coast Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
003220
Title
James W. Marshall The Discovery of California Gold, A Biography
Author
Theressa Gay
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Publisher
Talisman Press
Place of Publication
Georgetown, California
Date Published
1967
Keywords
California Gold Rush, California History, Sutters Mill

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