Fool's Gold. The Decline and Fall of Captain John Sutter of California: DILLON, Richard

Fool's Gold. The Decline and Fall of Captain John Sutter of California

DILLON, Richard

Published by Coward-McCann, New York, 1967
Used Hardcover
From Randall House Rare Books (ABAA) (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

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Octavo. black cloth lettered in gilt, endpaper maps. Illustrated. "California -that is, American California, as distinguished from the sleepy province of Hispanic times- has been saddled with a curious and puzzling founding father, Captain John A. Sutter. His partisans have hailed him as the Saint of the Sacramento River; his detractors would have you believe he was a scoundrel. The truth, of course, lurks somewhere in between. " -from the introduction. Spine a little faded and gilt dulled, edges with some staining. Bookseller Inventory # 9592

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Title: Fool's Gold. The Decline and Fall of Captain...

Publisher: Coward-McCann, New York

Publication Date: 1967

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition.

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