History of Yuba County California with Illustrations Descriptive of its Scenery, Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks and Manufactories. From original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability

Chamberlain, William Henry and Harry Laurenz Wells

Published by Thompson and West, Oakland, CA, 1879
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Oblong 4to. vi, [21] - 150 pp., 8 colored maps (some double-page), 80 lithographed plates (some double-page), a few text illustrations. Original gilt decorated purple cloth rebacked in period-style black leather; all edges marbled. Minor sunning & wear else a near fine copy. Chapters on the history of Yuba County & its metropolis, Marysville; Indians; trappers; gold discoveries; fires; floods & townships. Includes a chapter on the cannibal horror of the Donner Party, accompanied by two plates, one showing the camp in November 1846 and the other depicting the arrival of the relief party in February 1847. Cowan, p. 700; Howes C-269; Rocq 15577. This is a heavy book and may require additional shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 15603

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Title: History of Yuba County California with ...

Publisher: Thompson and West, Oakland, CA

Publication Date: 1879

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st.

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