OLD BLOCK'S SKETCH BOOK. Alonzo `DELANO.
OLD BLOCK'S SKETCH BOOK
OLD BLOCK'S SKETCH BOOK
OLD BLOCK'S SKETCH BOOK
OLD BLOCK'S SKETCH BOOK
OLD BLOCK'S SKETCH BOOK
OLD BLOCK'S SKETCH BOOK

OLD BLOCK'S SKETCH BOOK

Santa Ana, California: The Fine Arts Press, 1947. First Thus. (14) 89 (6) pages. Illustrated from drawings by Charles Nahl. Foreword by Marguerite Eyer Wilbur. Layout and Design by Thomas E. Williams. Printed by Sewell & Duke, Santa Ana. Blue cloth with front cover illustrated title label; gilt spine titling. 7" x 10 1/4". Sketches of life in the mines of the California Gold Rush by Alonzo Delano, who wrote under the name of "Old Block". After his adventures as a miner, Alonzo Delano eventually settled down as a banker in Grass Valley, California, where he is buried today. He was held in such high esteem that when he died, flags were flown at half-staff. Zamorano 80 #29; Cowan p. 163. A Near Fine or better copy (slight edgewear), now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket. Item #2285

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