Gold and Sunshine: Reminiscences of Early California. Illustrations from the Collection of Charles B. Turrill.

Ayers, James J.

Published by Richard G. Badger, The Gorham Press, Boston, Massachusetts, 1922
Condition: Collectible-Very Good Hardcover
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xiv, 359 pages; illustrations; index; bound in red cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, some fading to the spine. Arriving in California by land and sea via New Orleans and Nicaragua in October 1849 visiting first San Francisco and then to the southern mines through Stockton to Double Springs and was involved in the 'Chilean War'. Mining proved a disaster so he moved to Mokelumne Hill where he published the 'Calaveras Chronicle' for a short span. Intro - ' by making it sketchy, anecdotal, humorous, picturesque, descriptive and historical'. Kurutz - CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH #28, gives a brief description of the contents of the book. Clean copy, wear to the base of the spine. Bookseller Inventory # 11463

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Title: Gold and Sunshine: Reminiscences of Early ...

Publisher: Richard G. Badger, The Gorham Press, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication Date: 1922

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible-Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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