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Category: All Categories: History: U.S.: Gold Rush
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Klondike. The Chicago Record's Book for Gold Seekers.

Published by World Bible House, Pennsylvania, CR 1897. 555 pages with 3 pages of ads. White covers with some of the illustration left on front and back covers. Lettering on front and back covers can s till be seen. The words Alaska and Klondike are in gold (faded). Slight paper split front inside cover hinge. Otherwise the condition is good, tight and complete. Every known practical and contemplate d route to all gold fields in the North, are fully, comprehensively and minutely described with maps and tables of distances, all of which are absolutely reliable. The only newspaper to send a staff c orrespondent to the gold fields and his letters describing the great Klondike "strike" was the first announcement in this country of the discovery. Black and white illustrations. Invaluable informatio n for historians and researchers. Western Americana, Americana, Alaska, Gold Mines, Gold, Klondike. Hard Cover

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Boessenecker, John, Illustrated by: Photos, Illustrations & Map  
Gold Dust and Gunsmoke: Tales of Gold Rush Outlaws, Gunfighters, Lawmen, and Vigilantes

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc. New York, NY 1999.
xiii, 367 pp, [2], orange papercovered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, glossy black dj w/grey-white-black pictorial front and rear panels w/yel-orange-white lettering. The book contains tales of teh California territory of the mid-nineteenth century, where disputes were settled with six-shooters adn the lines of justice were in perpetual flux. Vigilance committees took justice into their own hands. Six penalties were traditionally handed down: hanging, whipping, ear-cropping, head shaving, branding or banishment. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 039725.
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Borthwick, J. D.  
The Gold Hunters: A First-Hand Picture of Life in California Mining Camps in the Early Fifties
Publisher: Internatioanl Fiction Library, 1917 Cleveland, OH.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Edited by Horace Kephart. The Gold Hunters is an account of the California Gold Rush of 1849 through the early 1850s by a miner. "..Many narratives have been published by men who participated in the stirring events of early California. From among them I haver chosen, after long research, one written by a British artist, Mr. J. D. Borthwick, and issued in Edinburgh in 1857. The original book is now rare and sought for by collectors of western Americana. It is here reprinted in full, with certain errors corrected. I do not know of another story by an actual miner that is so well written and so true to that wonderful life in the Days of Gold.." 361 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 002647.
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Hafen, Leroy and Ann editors  

Publisher: Arthur H. Clark Co. Glendale, CA 1954.
Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; with Diaries and Contemporary Records of Sheldon Young, James S. Brown, Jacob Y. Stover, Charles C. Rich, Addison Pratt, Howard Egan, Henry W. Bigler and Others; B&W Illustrations; 333 pages

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Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 79001.
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Hulbert, Archer Butler w/intro Bby Jackson, Joseph Henry , Illustrated by: Illustrations & Maps  
Forty-Niners : The Chronicle of the California Trail

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Boston, MA 1949.
xviii, brown clothcovered boards w/green lettering on the front cover and spine, dj white-green-red-black w/wraparound map of the trail to California. A symposium of Gold Rush narratives and experiences from many sources.Wheat #107. When Hulbert wrote the book, he wanted to follow a group from Independence to Hangtown, California describing the experiences that they would encounter. dj price-clipped, dj spine sunned New Centennial Issue Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 29.96 CAD 29.64 EUR 20.03 GBP 17.00 JPY 2,253.00 MXN 375.50 ZAR 317.32 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 050726.
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Jackson, Joseph Henry (edited by).  
Gold Rush Album.

Publisher: Published by C.Scribners New York.
Published in 1949, believe 1st edition. Profusely illustrated w/photos. All very good. Western Americana, Gold Rush, California. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 53.19 CAD 52.63 EUR 35.56 GBP 30.19 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 666.67 ZAR 563.38 

Purchase direct from: Books by Jan. Item number: 000856.
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Lee, Mabel Barbee.  
Cripple creek Days.

Publisher: Doubleday New York.
Introduction by Lowell Thomas. CR 1958, 270 pages, blackand white photos in center of book. A nostalgic reminiscence of the last of the great gold rush towns. Mabel Lee came to Cripple Creek with her father in 1892. She gives a rare glimpse into the turbulent life of the Colorado gold rush, a young town and young girl growing up together. All very good condition. Believe to be a First Edition Hard Cover

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Purchase direct from: Books by Jan. Item number: 003161.
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Manly, William Lewis  

Publisher: Borden Publishing Company Los Angeles, CA 1949.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Introduction by Carl Wheat; B&W Illustrations; 524 pages

Appr.: | AUD 33.24 CAD 32.89 EUR 22.22 GBP 18.87 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 416.67 ZAR 352.11 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 79002.
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Poynter, Margaret  
Gold Rush: The Yukon Stampede of 1898.

Publisher: Published by Atheneum, 1979.
Cloth. CR 1979, stated 1st edition, 91 pages. Dust jacket, black covers, all very good. This book tells of the greed and desperation as well as heroism and endurance of the Yukon stampeders. Stamp on f ront endpapers. Western Americana, Americana, Gold Rush of 1898, Yukon Gold Rush, mining, gold mining, Alaska. Hard Cover

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Purchase direct from: Books by Jan. Item number: 000051.
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Riesenberg, Felix, Jr  
The Golden Road, The Story of California's Spanish Mission Trail
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Co.,New York, 3rd Printing, 1962.
Near Fine cloth hardback, VG DJ. Cover with slightly bent spine edges. DJ has edge wear, one tear to top front spine, tiny chips. Binding tight. Owner's bookplate inside cover. End papers and pp are clean and unmarked. 8vo, 315 pp with small b/w illustrations, notes, biblio and index.

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Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 7525.
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Spencer, Elma Dill Russell, Illustrated by: Photos  
Gold Country 1828-1858

Publisher: The Naylor Company San Antonio, TX 1958.
vii, 10 plates, 256 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on spine, dj green w/gilt-black lettering w/illustrated front & photo of the author on the back, yellow-green endpapers of maps. The story of the routes followed by thousands of gold seekers, the author chronicled the fates & fortunes of the Russell brothers, who participated in all three strikes. dj rubbed and worn along the edges. dj spine sunned. Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 040159.
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Watkins, T. H.  
Gold and Silver in the West, the Illustrated History of an American Dream
Publisher: Bonanza Books, New York.
Originally published in 1971. VG paper over board hardback, gilt lettering, G DJ. Cover with slightly bent spine edges. DJ has edge wear, chip on top spine edges, two small tears. Binding tight. End papers faintly spotted as are a few other pp. Otherwise, pp are VG+, clean and unmarked. 4to, 287 pp with color and b/w illustrations, appendices, sources and index. Because of the size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for mailing or for shipping outside the continental USA.

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Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 8661.
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Zauner, Phyllis and Lou, Illustrated by: Photos & Illustrations  
California Gold - Story of the Rush to Riches

Publisher: Zanel Publications Tahoe Paradise, CA 1980.
88 pp, grey SC wraps w/pictorial front panel w/dark brown lettering on the spine. A mini-history of the California Gold Rush of 1848. It describes some of the various places were gold camps were set up. No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 11.02 CAD 10.91 EUR 7.37 GBP 6.26 JPY 829.00 MXN 138.17 ZAR 116.76 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 036063.
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