From Mexican Days to the Gold Rush: Memoirs of James Edward Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum Who Grew Up with California (Lakeside Classics No. 91)

By: MARSHALL, James Wilson; BUFFUM, Edward Gould (authors); NUNIS, Doyce B. (editor)

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A Lakeside Classic edition, presenting the memoirs of James Edward Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum. Marshall was the discoverer of gold in California. Buffum arrived in California when it was a mere Mexican outpost, and witnessed its the incredible growth from 1847 to 1852. Edited by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. --- Includes two color maps of California, a frontis engraved illustration of a California gold-seerker, and several additional illustrations and photos. --- Number 91 in a series of annually published works continuously produced since 1903 by R. R. Donnelley & Sons, owners of the Lakeside Press. The books were not made available for sale by the publisher; rather, they were given as gifts to employees, vendors and customers at Christmastime. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards w/publisher's device on cover and titling on spine; all in gilt; top edge gilt. Lacks the glassine wrapper. --- A bright, clean, firm copy lacking apparent damages.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; lviii,, 389 pages

Title: From Mexican Days to the Gold Rush: Memoirs of James Edward Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum Who Grew Up with California (Lakeside Classics No. 91)

Author Name: MARSHALL, James Wilson; BUFFUM, Edward Gould (authors); NUNIS, Doyce B. (editor)

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>Illustrated Classics, >>History of Colorado & the Old West,

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 81055