A LIVE WOMAN IN THE MINES; OR, PIKE COUNTY AHEAD! "OLD BLOCK", Alonzo Delano.
A LIVE WOMAN IN THE MINES; OR, PIKE COUNTY AHEAD!

A LIVE WOMAN IN THE MINES; OR, PIKE COUNTY AHEAD!

New York: Samuel French & Son, 1857. First Edition. Original wrappers. 36 pp. Yellow wrappers. 4 1/2" x 7 1/2". A play about the California Gold Rush, authored by Author/Illustrator/Banker Alonzo Delano, an argonaut who wrote under the name, "Old Block" (Old Block's Sketch Book. Zamorano 80, #29). Delano was a prominent citizen of Grass Valley. He was held in such high esteem, that when he died in 1874, flags were lowered to half-mast. According to the Author's Note, this play was based upon real people Delano met in his western travels. Cowan p. 163. Kurutz178a. A Very Good Plus copy (Slightly soiled and edgeworn; small chip to front cover; split at spine) now in a clear 4mil mylar envelope. NOTE: a very fragile piece. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books in boxes, via media mail, to any United States address. Very Good Plus / 4-mil clear mylar envelope. Item #2270

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