John D. Young and the Colorado Gold Rush

Young, John D., ed. by Dwight L. Smith

Published by Chicago, IL: Lakeside Press, Lakeside Classics, 1969
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Title: John D. Young and the Colorado Gold Rush

Publisher: Chicago, IL: Lakeside Press, Lakeside Classics

Publication Date: 1969

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Poor

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xxxii + 188 p. The 1969 Lakeside Classic Christmas publication, No. 67 in the annual series published by R.R. Donnelley & Sons in an edition of 1200 as gifts for employees. This account is taken from an unpublished manuscript in the Newberry Library, recounting the expedition of John D. Young and his party from Chicago to the Colorado gold fields in 1860, commencing just before Lincoln's nomination for the U.S. Presidency. Young was a loser at the gold rush game, and returned home just as the Civil War was impending. The Publisher's Preface discusses the selection o of the work and changes in the Lakeside Press operations. The Historical Introduction gives background on the gold rush and information about Young and his party. Includes a map, notes, index. illustrations. Navy blue cloth hard cover, gilt decoration on front cover, gilt titles on spine, top edges gilt, fine. One copy has a battered origial cellophane jacket; the second copy does not. Price is for one copy. Bookseller Inventory # 2283JY

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