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  • JACKASS BRANDY. by Buti, Bruno.
    Buti, Bruno.
    JACKASS BRANDY.

    Edition: First edition.

    Cloverdale, CA: Buti Publications, (1994) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second novel which continues the tale of his father's rise to become Capo of the local bootleggers, battling the hijackers from the other side as a producer of the high-proof alcohol known as jackass brandy. Now the Italians are battling not only the lawmen and rival mobs of Rumbling Wine Barrels, but also lawyers: their own turncoat counsel ("a crook in his own right") and the politically-ambitious District Attorney of Amador County, the Honorable Earl Warren. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper and dated in 2002. Illustrated with drawings by Dug Waggoner, Map. . 369 pp. ISBN: 0-96489601X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79721
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  • Hoeper, George.
    BLACK BART: Boulevadier Bandit.

    Edition: Trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Fresno, California: Word Dancer Press, (1995.). "The Saga of California's Most Mysterious Stagecoach Robber and the Men Who Sought to Capture Him." Biography of the legendary robber Black Bart, who plagued Wells Fargo & Co. and was responsible for at least 28 stagecoach robberies in California's gold country - robberies conducted on foot and with an unloaded shotgun. Meanwhile he was leading a double life in San Francisco, where he was known as the very polite Charles Boles, until he disappeared without a trace in 1888. Illustrated with vintage photographs, bibliography, index. 168 pp. ISBN: 1-884995055.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 36430
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  • MYSTERY OF HADDOCK'S GOLD. by Leer, Robert E.
    Leer, Robert E.
    MYSTERY OF HADDOCK'S GOLD.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    San Andreas: Old Scoundrel Books, (1999). SIGNED first edition - Suspense novel set in Mountain Ranch in California's Calaveras County. "Three boys find themselves trapped between the evil of the past and the terror of the present, and to survive they must unravel the 140 year old Mystery of Haddock's Gold." Presentation copy, INSCRIBED by the author on the title page and dated in 2002. 412 pp. ISBN: 9780971553101.

    Condition: Good condition (creasing to the covers, contents very good)

    Book ID: 55517
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  • MOKELUMNE GOLD. by Mitchell, Major.
    Mitchell, Major.
    MOKELUMNE GOLD.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Baltimore: Publishamerica Inc, (2004.). First edition - Historical fiction set in California's gold rush country in the mid 19th century, and highlighting the conflict between the rancheros and the gold miners. 372 pp. ISBN: 1-413730655.

    Condition: Fine in illustated wrappers.

    Book ID: 37842
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