THE BALLOON BOY OF SAN FRANCISCO.
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.
Davis, California: Tomato Enterprises, (2005.). SIGNED first edition - 'Based on a true story, this book paints a colorful picture of daily life in San Francisco five years after the discovery of gold in California. It's drawn from newspapers, letters, diaries and many other historical documents.' In 1853 Ready Gates is a hardworking newsboys - but when he crosses the bay to watch a balloon ascension, he has an unexpected adventures. 121 pp. SIGNED by the author on the first page and dated in October 2004. ISBN: 0-9617357-91.
Condition: Fine (a new copy) in glossy illustrated wrappers.