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Klondike Women; True Tales of the 1897-98 Gold Rush

by Mayer, Melanie J.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1989
ISBN
9780804009270
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$12.00

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Swallow Press / Ohio University Press, 1989. xi, 267p., illustrated with a large number of b&w period photos and facsimiles, and several line maps, softbound in 10x7 inch glossy decorated wraps. Covers curl very slightly, slight subliminal signs of handling, clean, sound and unmarked (except for author's signature on front free endsheet), a very good copy.
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Vigilantes in gold rush San Francisco

by Senkewicz, Robert M., S. J.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1985
ISBN
9780804712309
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$15.00

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Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1985. Hardcover. ix, 272p., illustrated from period photographs; first edition cloth boards in dust jacket. Faint edgewear to dj and a bright green seller's label disfigures the dj illustration, an else quite sound clean unmarked copy. Revisionist interpretation of the Vigilante movement, largely that "merchants saw agitation and violence against the city's powerful Irish Catholics… Read more
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image of Women's Voices from the Mother Lode; Tales from the California Gold Rush. Original illustrations by Kathleen R. Petersen

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Boise ID: Tamarack Books, Inc, 1998. Paperback. 272p., numerous illustrations from period photography, modern sketches, and a line map; a sizeable bibliography and index are supplied. Softbound, a handsome 9x6 inch paperback with a marvellous embossed cover (credited), Condition appears to be fine and unmolested, except that a former owner has lightly pencilled a few marginal arrows in the… Read more
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image of The World Rushed In; The California Gold Rush Experience. Collector's Edition, Bound in Genuine Leather

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Norwalk CT: The Easton Press, 1989. Hardcover. 559p., b&w illustrations as per the original issue, this a hardbound re-issue as a collectable: thick 9.5x6 inch boards covered in reconstituted leather gilt-decorated, maroon in color, raised bands, all edges gilt, placekeeep ribbon, publisher's introductory "Notes" leaflet laid in, an unblemished and possibly never-handled copy. Totally sound, clean and unmarked. … Read more
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$20.00
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Blacks in gold rush California

by Lapp, Rudolph M.

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Published
1977
ISBN
9780300065459
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$12.00

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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977. Paperback. xiv, 321p., illus., wraps, one corner lightly bumped else very good condition. Yale Western Americana series, 29.
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image of California's Pioneer Mountaineer of Rabbit Creek. John Thomas Mason's meanderings [&c &c]

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San Francisco: Self-published by the author, 1930. Hardcover. 72p., printed on nice alkaline cream-tinted paperstock, illustrated from b&w cuts, period photography, a line map and, in color, a fullpage reproduction of a contemporary print (also to be found on the dust jacket). Hardbound in 9.5x6.5 inch green cloth boards cover-titled black, and the aforesaid jacket. Number 473 of 525.… Read more
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$30.00
image of California's Hidden Gold: nuggets from the State's rich history [signed]

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Roseville: Stagecoach Pub, 2002. Paperback. 202p., index, illustrations, personal inscription signed by the author, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps.
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$10.00
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Sacramento and the Trail of '49

by Kimball, J. N.

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Published
1928
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$12.00

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New York: Underwood Typewriter Company, 1928. Paperback. 24p, 6x9 inches, illustrated with a dozen portrait photos (contestants) and ads, good booklet in stapled green pictorial wraps. Covers bear some dust and handling-grime, text a few pencilled tic-marks. This booklet contains the copy used in the 1928 International Typewriting Championship Contest. The story contained in this booklet is reprinted with… Read more
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image of The Gold Rush: The Letters from The Wolverine Rangers to the Marshall, Michigan, Statesman 1849-1851

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Mount Pleasant: The Cumming Press, 1974. Hardcover. xii, 154p., introduction, very good first edition thus limited to 487 copies in orange cloth boards and gilt. One of several books in a series.
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$25.00
image of The Gold Rush: The Letters of David Wooster from California to the Adrian, Michigan, Expositor 1850-1855

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Mount Pleasant: The Cumming Press, 1972. Hardcover. vi, 85p., introduction, very good first edition thus in black cloth boards and gilt. One of several books in a series.
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image of The Gold Rush: The Letters of Dr. James Delavan from California to the Adrian, Michigan, Expositor 1850-1856

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Mount Pleasant: The Cumming Press, 1976. Hardcover. xxvi, 98p., introduction, very good first edition thus limited to 487 copies in green cloth boards and gilt. One of several books in a series.
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image of The Gold Rush: The Letters of Thomas S. Myrick from California to the Jackson, Michigan, American Citizen 1849-1855

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Mount Pleasant: The Cumming Press, 1971. Hardcover. v, 117p., introduction, very good first edition thus in purple cloth boards and gilt. One of several books in a series.
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image of Alonzo Delano's California correspondence being letters hitherto uncollected from the Ottawa (Illinois) Free Trader and the New Orleans True Delta, 1849-1852

Alonzo Delano's California correspondence being letters hitherto uncollected from the Ottawa (Illinois) Free Trader and the New Orleans True Delta, 1849-1852

by Delano, Alonzo, edited with an introduction and notes by Irving McKee, maps by Stewart Mitchell & decorations by Harry O. Diamond

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Published
1952
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$50.00

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Sacramento: printed by the Castle Press in Pasadena, CA for the Sacramento Book Collectors Club, 1952. Hardcover. xxv, 155p., 7.5x11 inches, endpaper maps, frontis, introduction, decorations, maps, very good limited edition of 310 copies bound in brick cloth boards and gilt. Journalist's letters to his newspapers, AKA "Old Block
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A dangerous journey

by Browne, J. Ross, foreword by Ferol Egan

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Published
1972
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$22.00

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Ashland: Lewis Osborne, 1972. Hardcover. 84p., 7.5x11 inches, rubricated and decorated title page, foreword, vintage illustrations, hardbound in black openweave cloth boards, spine- and cover-titled gilt. Expect a light small stain to bottom edge and a sunned spine panel (titling remains legible), otherwise a very good copy of this limited edition, #168/600. Browne was an Irish-American adventurer who took… Read more
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image of Alonzo Delano's California correspondence being letters hitherto uncollected from the Ottawa (Illinois) Free Trader and the New Orleans True Delta, 1849-1852

Alonzo Delano's California correspondence being letters hitherto uncollected from the Ottawa (Illinois) Free Trader and the New Orleans True Delta, 1849-1852

by Delano, Alonzo, edited with an introduction and notes by Irving McKee, maps by Stewart Mitchell & decorations by Harry O. Diamond

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Published
1952
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$60.00

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Sacramento: printed by Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press for the Sacramento Book Collectors Club, 1952. Hardcover. xxv, 155p., 7.5x11 inches, endpaper maps, frontis, introduction, decorations, maps, very good limited edition of 310 copies bound in brick cloth boards and gilt, plain tan dj. Journalist's letters to his newspapers, AKA "Old Block
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$60.00
image of The library of Dr. Roger K. Larson in four volumes cover title Ex Libris Roger K. Larson

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San Francisco: Pacific Book Auction Galleries, 1995. Hardcover. Four volume set, unpaginated, 8.5x11 inches, catalogs of the four separate auctions held in 1995 & 1996, illustrations, bid sheets at rear, #25/100 copies, fine in blue cloth boards with reproduction of Larson's bookplate affixed front cover, gilt titles on spine. Introductions by Richard H. Dillon (3 pages) and Lawrence Clacrk… Read more
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$150.00
image of The gold digger's song book: containing the most popular humorous and sentimental songs composed by M. Taylor and sung by his original company with unbounded applause throughout California

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San Francisco: Cranium Press for The Book Club of California, 1975. Leather Bound. xii+34p., introduction, bibliography, one of 450 copies printed at the Cranium Press for the Members of the Book Club of California, unopened pages, fine in quarter calf with map-design paper boards, illustrated endsheets and a paper-vellum dj (toned where touching calf) with gilt titles. Publication no.… Read more
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$25.00
image of California gold discovery: Centennial papers on the time, the site and artifacts

California gold discovery: Centennial papers on the time, the site and artifacts

by Knowland, Joseph R., Aubrey Neasham, Robert F. Heizer & Franklin Fenenga

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Published
1947
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$30.00

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San Francisco & Oakland: Westgate Press for the California Historical Society, 1947. Hardcover. 56p., frontis, rubricated title page, introduction, footnotes, diagrams of finds and of reconstructions, plates on coated stock; several leaves are unopened. Hardbound in 10.5x7 inch red cloth boards gilt. Light sunning to head of spine and across the top of front board, else very good first… Read more
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image of Sacramento Illustrated, A Reprint of the Original Edition Issued by Barber_Baker in 1855; With an Introductory Note by Caroline Wenzel

Sacramento Illustrated, A Reprint of the Original Edition Issued by Barber & Baker in 1855; With an Introductory Note by Caroline Wenzel

by Barber, Edmund Lorenzo, and George Holbrook Baker; Allan R. Ottley, preface, Caroline Wenzel, introduction

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Published
1950
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$125.00

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Sacramento: Printed by Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press for the Sacramento Book Collectors Club, 1950. xiv, 135p., folio hardbound in 12.5x9.5 inch cinnamon-brown buckram titled gilt, top edge tinted, semi-trimmed foredge. title page and chapter heads rubricated in sepia. Largely unopened, and where opened done neatly. One of a run of 300 only. Faintest signs of any… Read more
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image of When the Water Came Up to Montgomery Street San Francisco During the Gold Rush. Illustration research and production by Jim Smith

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Virginia Beach, VA: The Donning Company Publishers, 2009. Hardcover. 160p., hardbound in 11x8.5 inch heavy dark-grey boards titled silver, coated paperstock throughout with profuse period images in b&w, sepia and a number in colors; head has a minute crumple, no ownership or other marks, very good copy. No Dust jacket. Maps as well as a surprising variety of illustrations,… Read more
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$45.00