424 pages. Perkins was a young Canadian who came to California and the southern gold fields around Sonora in 1949. He gives a lively, detailed, and thoughtful account of his life during this period. Illustrations in black-and-white. First edition (first printing). Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Dust jacket with edge and corner wear. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Three Years in California: William Perkins' ...
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 1964
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description University of California Press, Berkeley, California, 1964. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. Salmon colored cloth with spine stamped in gilt. 424 pages illustrated with 8 plates. Some light spotting to edges of textblock otherwise fine. Clean and tight with crisp text, no markings. Fine dj in a new mylar cover. "Perkins' journal is a unique document in the literature of western America. His thoughtful but lively account of life in Sonora presents the California Gold Rush from a perspective not normally encountered." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 10716