Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California; To Which is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State by George C. Gorham [California Gold Rush]

By: FIELD, Stephen J.; GORHAM, George C.

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Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A modern, unabridged reprint edition of the author's original 1893 work, detailing his experiences in San Francisco at the height of the Gold Rush in 1849. Includes a reproduction of the original title page, as well as a later account by George C. Gorham of Field's attemped assassination once he became an Associate Justice on the U. S. Supreme Court. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover and spine titling; housed in tan and red dust jacket. --- The bindery has mis-cut pages 159-60 leaving jagged edges; otherwise a newish, firm and clean copy. Price-clipped dust jacket with sticker adhesive evidence to front cover, else bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; vi, 406 pages

Title: Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California; To Which is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State by George C. Gorham [California Gold Rush]

Author Name: FIELD, Stephen J.; GORHAM, George C.

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>American History & Politics,

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Stock No.: 80851