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MOTOR TALES AND TRAVELS IN AND OUT OF CALIFORNIA.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Putnam, 1936. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Includes accounts of trips to Alaska, Chicago, the Pacific Northwest, the Southwest, Mexico, and especially many trips of excursions around California, including the Mother Lode country of the Sierra Foothills, the high Sierras, the desert and more. Illustrated with many photographs. Presentation copy INSCRIBED by the author to Howard L. Rowe, Madera County Superintendent of Schools and dated in 1941. 241 pp.
Condition: Near fine in blue cloth with orange lettering, but lacking the dust jacket.Book ID: 56004More details Price: $40.00
DEAD AS A DOOR NAIL
Edition: Trade paperback.
Lincoln: iUniverse, Inc., (2004.). From the back cover: "In his first novel, Henry Harold Mottishaw describes the unique area of the Mother Lode along with the trials and tribulations of Bay Area Dot Commers moving away from the rat-race of the city to the "safety" of the Gold Country. . . Les Moore's wandering eyes, gold mines, a rags-to-riches tale, blackmail, murder, an illegitimate child, "friends," and good food [add up to] an interesting, entertaining, and a good mystery with a little humor in the mix. Who did it? Almost everyone has a motive." 208 pp. ISBN: 0-595-309038.
Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (crease to corner of front cover.)Book ID: 53838More details Price: $12.00