NOTES ON CALIFORNIA AND THE PLACERS. How To Get There, and What To Do Afterwards.

Delavan, James

Published by Oakland, CA: BioBooks, 1956., 1956
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Title: NOTES ON CALIFORNIA AND THE PLACERS. How To ...

Publisher: Oakland, CA: BioBooks, 1956.

Publication Date: 1956

Binding: Hardcover

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Hardcover first edition - First thus- a limited edition. Reprint of a work published anonymously in 1850, one of the earliest diaries of the California gold rush: Delavan was one of the original Feather River Party of '49 and he struck it rich at Rocky Bar. This book describes his trip to California over the Panama isthmus and the San Francisco of 1849; his life in Sacramento, setting out for Culluma [Coloma], Oregon immigration, the Indians, methods of mining and much more. This edition, "California Relations No. 44", also includes a foreword containing the memoirs of Mrs James Lynch (Alice Kennedy), a school teacher from Oakland who married James Lynch of the Stevenson Regiment. One of 700 copies. xv,156 pp plus colophon. Near fine in blue cloth with gilt lettering on front cover (corners slightly rubbed). Bookseller Inventory # 61700

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