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  • DESERT RATS by Camp, Charles L.
    Camp, Charles L.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1966. Hardcover first edition - Tales of the self-sufficient, self-reliant men known as burro prospectors. They were uninhibited lovers of independence and solitude with a certain personal charm and usually a sardonic sense of humor. Number 14 in the series of keepsakes issued by the Friends of the Bancroft Library for its members

    Condition: Very good in red cloth (slightly faded binding, little edge wear)

    Book ID: 11985
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  • Ross, Blake.
    THE GOLDEN CRUCIBLE: An Introduction to the History of American California, 1850-1905.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Paul Elder & Co., 1930. Hardcover first edition - A work which was awarded first prize in the James D. Phelan Historical essay contest, published in a limited edition of a total of 1125 copies. This is one of the 1000 copies of the regular edition printed on India Antique Paper. Includes information about the award, criticism by Oscar Lewis and more. xxv, 97 pp.

    Condition: Good condition in dark green boards with a tan spine, and gilt lettering. Some rubbing and wear to the edges of the boards, binding is tight. Gift inscription on the front endpaper dated in 1937 'Wishing Robert G. McMaster a serene sky and happy sailing.' Lewis C. Cassidy.'

    Book ID: 28371
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