The Romance of the Age; or, the Discovery of Gold in California.

Dunbar, Edward E.

Published by D. Appleton & Co., 1867
Used Condition: Collectible-Fine Hardcover
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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134 pages; illustrations; [10] pages ads in the back; blue cloth binding with gilt design and lettering on the cover (4 1/2 x 7 inch). Most of the book is devoted to the history of California, the gold discovery and the plight of Captain Sutter and James Marshall. Plates of John A. Sutter, Sutter's Fort, and Sutter's Saw-Mill at Coloma. Kurutz - THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH #210 "The most interesting feature consists of Dunbar's important recollections entitled 'The Trip of the First Passengers from New York to San Francisco by Steam'." He crossed the Isthmus of Panama in 1849. Interesting and informative account of the early Gold Rush. Bookseller Inventory # 13742

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Title: The Romance of the Age; or, the Discovery of...

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.

Publication Date: 1867

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible-Fine

Edition: First Edition

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