THE WORLD RUSHED IN The California Gold Rush Experience
HOLLIDAY, J. S.
New York Simon & Schuster 1981 559 pages. SIGNED in ink by Author on a front free endpaper: "With very best wishes / J S Holliday / Jan 25 '82" Firsst Edition. Illustrated dust jacket. Cloth-backed boards. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2".Appendix. Notes. Sources. Index. 13 maps and 40 illustrations. Map endpapers. From the jacket: "Building on the extraordinary diary and letters of a goldseeker named William Swain, enlarging his experience through the imaginatave use of more than 500 diaries and letter collections of other men who promised to return home with "pockets full of rocks," J. S. Holliday gives the reader a compelling opportunity to be part of the life and times of the forty-niners--from spring 1849 to February 1851." A Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket, now in a clear mylar protective sleeve. Always FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address.
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Binding: Cloth-backed Boards
Book Id: 1468