BALLADS OF THE SIERRAS. by Richardson, Rick.

BALLADS OF THE SIERRAS. by Richardson, Rick. < >

BALLADS OF THE SIERRAS.

Edition: Trade paperback.

n.p. By the author, n.d. (ca 1999.). SIGNED - A collection of ten narrative poems about the gold rush era and the early miners in California - including Daniel Dancer, Rough & Ready, Niel Tecter, Irish Sam, Annie Jams, Sinbad Mine, Golden Guests, Alleghany Lu, John Gomes and Fanny. "From Mariposa and Chinese Slough north to Weaverwille/ The fabric of a thousand towns was weaved with threads of gold... / Gravel gold from the Rubicon, quartz gold from Mokelumne Hill/ Gold in the dreams of the timid, gold in the schemes of the bold." Illustrated throughout with drawings by Larry Schuman. SIGNED and dated by the author inside the front cover. 59 pp.

Condition: Near fine in stiff illustrated white wrappers (small peeled spot on back cover from sticker removal.)

Book ID: 40457
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