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  • FOR CALIFORNIA'S GOLD. by Levy, JoAnn.
    Levy, JoAnn.
    FOR CALIFORNIA'S GOLD.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Historically accurate novel which tells the story of the Gold Rush through the eyes of a reluctant 49er - a woman who accompanied her husband, but whose focus was on the survival of her children and her family, first on the overland journey, then in Sacramento and Nevada CIty. The author won the 1999 Women Writing the West Willa Literary Award. INSCRIBED on the title page Preface by the author. x, 268 pp. ISBN: 0-87081-5660.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 73358
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  • FOR CALIFORNIA'S GOLD. by Levy, JoAnn.
    Levy, JoAnn.
    FOR CALIFORNIA'S GOLD.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Historically accurate novel which tells the story of the Gold Rush through the eyes of a reluctant 49er - a woman who accompanied her husband, but whose focus was on the survival of her children and her family, first on the overland journey, then in Sacramento and Nevada CIty. The author won the 1999 Women Writing the West Willa Literary Award. SIGNED on the title page Preface by the author. x, 268 pp. ISBN: 0-87081-5660.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 67142
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  • [Stewart, William Morris, 1825-1909] Hermann, Ruth.
    GOLD AND SILVER COLOSSUS: William Morris Stewart and His Southern Bride

    Edition: First printing.

    Sparks, Nevada: Dave's Printing & Publishing, (1975.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A biography of Nevada's first U.S.Senator and even more, a study of the development of the two Western states of Nevada and California. Stewart, a miner and mining attorney, was also strongly influenced by his wife's antebellum family: the house he built for his bride in Nevada City, California, in 1855-56 (still known as the Stewart mansion) was a replica of her family's Mississippi plantation house. Chronicles the history of the Gold Rush country of California through the heyday of Nevada's Comstock Lode and into the early years of the 20th century; illustrated with numerous vintage photographs Includes an appendix with a detailed genealogy of Annie Elizabeth…

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    Sparks, Nevada: Dave's Printing & Publishing, (1975.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A biography of Nevada's first U.S.Senator and even more, a study of the development of the two Western states of Nevada and California. Stewart, a miner and mining attorney, was also strongly influenced by his wife's antebellum family: the house he built for his bride in Nevada City, California, in 1855-56 (still known as the Stewart mansion) was a replica of her family's Mississippi plantation house. Chronicles the history of the Gold Rush country of California through the heyday of Nevada's Comstock Lode and into the early years of the 20th century; illustrated with numerous vintage photographs Includes an appendix with a detailed genealogy of Annie Elizabeth Foote and her Southern family. Notes, Bibliography, Index. 430 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 32689
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