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In Pursuit of the Golden Dream, Reminiscences of San Francisco and the Northern and Southern Mines, 1849-1857

By: Gardiner, Howard C. (ed. by Dale L. Morgan)

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Stoughton, MA, Western Hemisphere Inc.: 1970

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 004555

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Number 25 of a limited edition of100 copie, signed by the editor Dale L. Morgan. Deluxe edition. First publication of Gardiner's story of a "Forty Niner", how and why he went to California, how long it took him to get there and what he did during the nine years he was there. Originally written in 1896.. With an extensive 57 page bibliographical introduction by Dale Morgan. Includes 8 full-page illustratons and two maps, one folding. Right top cornerr bumped. Wear to leather top. View more info

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Awakening of Poccalito, The

By: Kellogg, Eugenie

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Unknown Publishers: 1903

Seller ID: 4390


First Edition, in wraps. Subtitled " A Tale of Telegraph Hill and Other Tales". Inscribed by the author on March 6, 1906 to a childhood friend from Sioux City, Iowa that she found again in San Francisco shortly before the quake.. An attached addendum from the friend's daughter notes that her mother could find no trace of Eugenie after the quake. Gold stamping on front cover faded. View more info