A Trip to the Gold Mines of California in 1848.

SWAN, John A.

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Edited, with Introduction and Notes by John A. Hussey. Sm 8vo, green-fabrikoid-backed decorated bds., gilt. Pictorial title-page. One of 400 copies printed by Taylor & Taylor. A very fine copy, attractively printed. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: A Trip to the Gold Mines of California in ...
Publisher: SF: Book Club of California, 1960.
Binding: Hardcover

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Swan, John Alfred
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Book Description Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. xxxv, 51 p. port. One of 400 copies printed. Binding fine but for small tear to marbled paper at head of spine and mild edgewear; previous owner's signature to front pastedown, else contents as new. Publisher's prospectus laid in. 330 grams. Bookseller Inventory # 003147

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Swan, John A.
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Book Description The Book Club of California. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Limited, 1 of 400 Copiesoctavo, marbled boards; 51 pp.; Good+++, no dustjacket; edgewear, else clean and tightHardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 12482

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Book Description Book Club of California; San Francisco, CA, 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. This 5.875 x 9.5 inch, 51 page hardcover book is the 1960 edition of this title by Taylor & Taylor for the Book Club of California. This copy is in near fine condition with only a touch of wear showing to the bottom edges of the paper-covered boards. The marbled-pattern for the paper covered boards is clean but with just a touch of wear to the fore-edges of the cover. The green back-strip with gilt lettering on the spine is 'As New' and the interior text block is in at least near fine condition. This copy includes the prospectus laid-in loosely. This title comes from the manuscript copy by Swan in the Bancroft Library and gives an account of Swan's California experiences as a store-keeper and resident of the Monterey area and his periodic efforts to mine in several areas of the early California gold fields. 51 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 1505-911

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Book Description published 1960 by Book Club of California, edition of 400;, 1960. hard cover, xxxv, 51 pp., cloth spine with Paper Over Board; would be near fine condition except for small ding to top of spine; Bookseller Inventory # 8111

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SWAN, John A
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Book Description The Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1960. Cloth-backed Marbled Boards (Mylar). Limited. 8vo. xxxv, 51 pp. Portrait. One of 400 copies designed and printed by Taylor &Taylor. Fine in custom protective mylar jacket. Prospectus laid in. Edited and with a lengthy introduction by Dr. John A. Hussey, Regional Historian for the National Park Service in San Francisco. Swan was a sailor from Scotland who settled in California, He was a ".baker of pies, the founder of California's first theatre, a store keeper, a constant contributor to newspapers, and an incurable talker." Swan wrote this narrative and sent it to H. H. Bancroft in 1872. Per Kurutz, "Swan confined his history to his own experiences and observations as a ';pick and pan' miner laboring in the dry diggings near Placerville and Weber Creek." Kurutz 614. Always FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address. Bookseller Inventory # 274

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SWAN, JOHN A.
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Book Description Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1960. Hard Cover. Limited Edition. One of 400 copies. FINE BOOK. Prospectus laid in. BOOKPLATE. Edited, with Introduction and Notes by John A. Hussey. Bookseller Inventory # 21916

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Book Description The Book Club of California,, San Francisco:, 1960. Edition limited to 400 copies. Former owner's small stamp on front end paper, else a Fine copy. Illustrated title page. 51 pages. Green cloth over marbled boards, gilt titling on spine. Bookseller Inventory # 2498

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Book Club of California; John A. Swan; John A. Hussey (ed.).
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Book Description San Francisco: Book Club of California., 1960. Book Condition: Good. PROSPECTUS. 8vo. Folded Page, Very Good with creasing. Return envelope present. Illustrated. Bookseller Inventory # 15-7809

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Book Description Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Edited, with Introduction and Notes by John A. Hussey. LIMITED EDITION OF 400. Condition FINE also includes sales prospectus. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 002365

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Swan, John A. (John A. Hussey, editor)
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Book Description Book Club of California, San Francisco, CA, 1960. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Limited to 400 copies. Kurutz; California Gold Rush 614. Rocq: California Local History 16095. Mintz: The Trail 608. 51 pages, with frontis photograph of Swan. Bound in original marbled paper covered boards with dark green cloth spine and lettering and rule in gilt. A fine copy. Bookseller Inventory # 31410

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