WE WERE 49ers! by Beilharz, Edwin A. and Lopez, Carlos…

WE WERE 49ers! by Beilharz, Edwin A. and Lopez, Carlos U., translators and editors. < >

WE WERE 49ers!

Edition: First edition.

Pasadena, CA: Ward Ritchie Press, 1976. Hardcover first edition - Chilean accounts of the California Gold Rush - taken from diaries and personal accounts. It is estimated that the Chilean population in California during the gold rush reached 7,000 - in the early years, they represented the 2nd largest foreign contingent. Many of these Chileans were highly educated, including some of the most famous writers of their country - so their writings are sophisticated, perceptive and often laced with a wry humor. Photographs, bibliography and biographical information about the writers.

Condition: Very near fine in black cloth, lacking the dust jacket.

Book ID: 55497
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