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PUT'S ORIGINAL CALIFORNIA SONGSTER, Giving in a few words what would occupy volumes, detailing the hopes, trials and joys of a miner's life

PUT'S ORIGINAL CALIFORNIA SONGSTER, Giving in a few words what would occupy volumes, detailing the hopes, trials and joys of a miner's life

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PUT'S ORIGINAL CALIFORNIA SONGSTER, Giving in a few words what would occupy volumes, detailing the hopes, trials and joys of a miner's life

by [Stone, John A.]

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San Francisco: D.E. Appleton & Co, 1868. First Edition. Wraps. Near fine. First issued in 1854, the imprint is stated as 4th Edition, 18thThousand on the title page, but as 5th Edition, 25th Thousand on the front panel. 16mo: 64 p. Original printed purple paper wrappers. Near fine.

A popular Gold Rush songster, with lyrics to several dozen California mining songs, including "The Fools of '49"; "Joaquin the Horse Thief"; "Away Up on the Yuba"; "California As It Is and Was"; "The Lousy Miner"; "The Sonora Filibusters"; "When I Went Off to Prospect"; "California Bloomer"; and "Coming Around the Horn".

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Bookseller
Johnson Rare Books & Archives US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
74633
Title
PUT'S ORIGINAL CALIFORNIA SONGSTER, Giving in a few words what would occupy volumes, detailing the hopes, trials and joys of a miner's life
Author
[Stone, John A.]
Format/Binding
Wraps
Book Condition
Used - Near fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
D.E. Appleton & Co
Place of Publication
San Francisco
Date Published
1868
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
California, Western Americana, Gold Rush, Songsters, Music, Joaquin Murrieta, Ephemera

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