Prentice Mulford's California Sketches

Mulford, Prentice and Franklin Walker (Editor)

Published by San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1935
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Title: Prentice Mulford's California Sketches

Publisher: San Francisco: Book Club of California

Publication Date: 1935

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Limited Edition


8vo hardcover in decorated marbled covers over cloth-covered boards with title on pastedown on spine. Fine/: No defects externally or internally; text exceptionally clean, bright & unmarked. Limited Edition. Signed by noted San Francisco printer John Henry Nash on front pastedown. Biographical Introduction by Franklin Walker; [5]; xxii; 105pp.****Vignettes of Gold Rush camp/town life by author, humorist and New Thought founder (along with Ralph Waldo Emerson), Prentice Mulford. Mulford sailed to San Francisco from New York in 1856 and spent 16 years in various towns attempting to claim his share of the Gold Rush fortunes that were then driving so many to the gold fields. Sketches include Dogberry Sketches; Mining Experiences In California; Mining Life in Tuolumne; Prentice Philosophy; Mark Twain's Lecture and more. A flawless copy of this Limited Edition of 350 printed for the Book Club of California. Signed by Nash. #10015. Californiana. Printing. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-17353315452

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