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It Was Told To Me: A Novel with Historical Background by  Florence Danforth-Boyle - 1st Edition - 1950 - from The Bookworm and

It Was Told To Me: A Novel with Historical Background

by Danforth-Boyle, Florence

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San Francisco: Privately printed, 1950. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: burgundy cloth with gilt; Fine condition. Privately printed by A Carlisle & Company in San Francisco. Illustrated in black and white with eight historic photographs, and a copy of a painting of Bidwell Bar during the gold rush days. The author chose to call this a novel, however it is primarily bits of early Butte County history. The author's husband started a movement to save the old suspension bridge at Bidwell Bar, and the author used this bridge as a vehicle to narrate bits of local history. One of the historic photos shows the monument erected in 1926 to the Old Suspension Bridge and the Mother Orange Tree. (The orange tree was planted the same year the toll-bridge was opened, and was one of the first orange trees in California to bear fruit -- people came from miles to procure seeds for planting. small 8vo (about 7.75 inches tall) 22 pages.
  • Bookseller: The Bookworm US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 062781
  • Title: It Was Told To Me: A Novel with Historical Background
  • Author: Danforth-Boyle, Florence
  • Format/binding: Hardbound
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Privately printed
  • Place: San Francisco
  • Date published: 1950


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