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  • 49ER IRISH: One Irish Family in the California Mines by Calhoon, F. D.
    Calhoon, F. D.
    49ER IRISH: One Irish Family in the California Mines

    Edition: First printing.

    Hicksville, New York: Exposition Press, 1977. dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of Irish immigrant Michael McGuire who headed to the California gold fields in 1849, shortly after his arrival in the United States; after finding a rich placer lode near what is now Grass Valley, he returned East for his wife and son, resettling permanently there. An entertaining account written by a grandson of Michael and Mary McGuire. Frontispiece map of the Grass Valley mining district. 194 pp. ISBN: 0-682487929.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket (some sunning to the spine of the dj.)

    Book ID: 52337
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  • GOLD RUSH WOMEN. by Shaefer, Silvia Anne.
    Shaefer, Silvia Anne.

    Edition: Later printing - Large format trade paperback.

    Mariposa, CA: Journal Publications, (1987.). "Lively, sometimes violent tales of the extraordinary women who came to California in the 1800's." Includes the stories of Lotta Crabtree, stagecoach driver Charlie Parkhurst, Elanor Dumont of Bodie, Rosita de Felix Murietta and others. A title in the Historical California series. Illustrated with photographs, map. 64 pp.

    Condition: Very good in stapled blue wrappers.

    Book ID: 42860
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  • CALIFORNIA GOLD: Story of the Rush to Riches. by Zauner, Phyllis and Lou.
    Zauner, Phyllis and Lou.
    CALIFORNIA GOLD: Story of the Rush to Riches.

    Edition: Paperback original , not issued in hardcover.

    Sonoma, CA: Zanel Publications, 1980. Large format (approx 11 x 8 1/2 inches) in stapled wrappers and illustrated with many vintage photographs. A title in the mini-history series. The story of the Gold Rush towns of the Motherlode in the Sierra foothills - contrasts the towns then and now. Included are Coloma, Auburn, Sutter Creek, Murphys, Volcano, Jamestown, Grass Valley and more. Map. Several pages of advertisements. 64 pages. ISBN: 0-936914-009.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 24298
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