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THE SHIMMERING GHOST OF RIVERSEND.
Edition: First printing.
Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, (1991,) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel for older children set at a Victorian mansion in California's gold country. The author lives in Auburn and knows the area well. Map. 168 pp. Wraparound dust jacket art by Aldo Abelleira. ISBN: 0-8225-07323.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.Book ID: 49058More details Price: $25.00
GHOST TOWN GLIMPSES.
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.
San Francisco: Anthelion Press, Inc. (1975.). First edition - Stories of the California gold mining towns in the Mother Lode country of the Sierra foothills - both their colorful past, and the often picturesque remains. Among the towns written about are Drytown, Copperopolis, Volcano, Fiddletown, Placerville and more - and the characters include bandits like Murieta and Black Bart, the first baby born at the diggings, as well as the miners themselves. Photographs. 100 pages. ISBN: 0-89185-0058.
Condition: Fine (as new.)Book ID: 17597More details Price: $13.50
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: 24298More details Price: $12.50