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  • GOLD HUNTER: The Adventures of Marshall Bond. by Bond, Marshall Jr.
    Bond, Marshall Jr.
    GOLD HUNTER: The Adventures of Marshall Bond.

    Edition: First printing.

    Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, (1969). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Marshal Bond, Jr. - who accompanied his father on several of his journeys - tells the story of his father's adventurous life, using his firsthand knowledge as well as his father's diaries and letters. Bond (1867-1941) drove cattle in Texas, went to the Klondike to search for gold, where he became friends with Jack London (the dog in Call of the Wild is based on Bond's dog) and from there to the deserts of the Southwest and to Mexico City. He boated the Colorado River, lived in a shack in Goldfield Nevada, where he reported on the gold rush there, found himself in the middle of Pancho…

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    Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, (1969). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Marshal Bond, Jr. - who accompanied his father on several of his journeys - tells the story of his father's adventurous life, using his firsthand knowledge as well as his father's diaries and letters. Bond (1867-1941) drove cattle in Texas, went to the Klondike to search for gold, where he became friends with Jack London (the dog in Call of the Wild is based on Bond's dog) and from there to the deserts of the Southwest and to Mexico City. He boated the Colorado River, lived in a shack in Goldfield Nevada, where he reported on the gold rush there, found himself in the middle of Pancho Villa's fighting in Mexico in 1918, traveled the length of Africa and finally in the 1930s to the gold rush in the Mohave in California. INSCRIBED on the half title page. Illustrated with photographs. Index. x, 258 pp.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 87323
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  • TALES OF SAN FRANCISCO: 3 volumes in 1: San Francisco is Your Home - San Francisco Kaleidoscope - The Streets of San Francisco. by Dickson, Samuel.
    Dickson, Samuel.
    TALES OF SAN FRANCISCO: 3 volumes in 1: San Francisco is Your Home - San Francisco Kaleidoscope - The Streets of San Francisco.

    Edition: Later printing.

    Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, (1965, c 1957) dj. Hardcover - An omnibus edition containing three complete books: San Francisco is Your Home, San Francisco Kaleidoscope and The Streets of San Francisco. Recounts "seventy-two colorful stories about the men and women, the places and events that have contributed to San Francisco's flamboyant history" - among them Lola Crabtree, Emperor Norton, Jack London, the Chinese cook Jim Lee, Ambrose Bierce, Black Bart and many others. Index. viii, 711 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in brown cloth in a very good dust jacket (price-clipped, some rubbing and wear to dj)

    Book ID: 76284
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  • Lyon, Thomas J., editor. Rudofo A. Anaya and others, contributors.
    WESTERN AMERICAN LITERATURE, November 1988. Volume XXIII (23), Number 3.

    Edition: First appearance in print of these works.

    Logan, Utah: The Western Literature Association and Utah State University, 1988. First edition - The quarterly journal of the Western Literature Associaton. Includes articles on the myth of Quetxalcoatl by Anaya, on Jack London, James Fenimore Cooper's influence on Karl May and the Indian myths they created, and on recently discovered letters by Willa Cather. Book reviews, advertisements. We specialize in literary journals, and have many others - including many not yet catalogued and listed on line.

    Condition: Very near fine in tan printed wrappers (small piece torn from upper edge of first page).

    Book ID: 32241
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