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THE LAST DAYS OF POMPEII.
Edition: First printing with these illustrations.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. dj. Hardcover first edition - A title in the Scribner's Classic series, illustrated by F.C. Yohn with a pasted-on cover illustration, pictorial endpapers and title page plus 9 inserted color plates (the color plate pasted on the dustjacket is different from that of the book and reproduces the plate at pg 150.) A beautiful edition of this classic set in the days of the Roman Empire and early Christianity. viii, 425 pp.
Condition: Near fine in black cloth with full color plate and gilt lettering on the spine in a good only dust jacket. (minor foxing to edge of texblock, unobtrusive gift inscription, dustjacket has signifcant edgewear, tape repairs to interior at end of spine.)Book ID: 34882More details Price: $85.00
Edition: First printing.
Longboat Key, FL: Oceanview Publishing, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fifth novel in the Donovan Nash series. Nash attempts to rescue a kidnapped woman, one of the people closest to him, in Guatemela as a volcano is on the verge of erupting. SIGNED on the title page. 303 pp. ISBN: 978-1608091393.
Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)Book ID: 69897More details Price: $27.50
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
Longboat Key, FL: Oceanview Publishing, (2015). SIGNED first edition - The fifth novel in the Donovan Nash series. Nash attempts to rescue a kidnapped woman, one of the people closest to him, in Guatemela as a volcano is on the verge of erupting. 303 pp
Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 72078More details Price: $25.00
AMONG THE DARK MOUNTAINS or Cast Away in Sumatra.
London and Glasgow: Blackie & Son Limited. n.d. (ca 1930) dj. Hardcover - An adventure story for boys "based on adventures taken from life . . . in the state of Sumatra when Mrs Ker and I visited it in the year of the eruption" - that is, the eruption of Krakatoa. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and three inserted plates by Frances Ewan. 296 pp.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (missing front endpaper, some foxing to the first few pages, etc, but the green cloth cover is bright and attractive as is the uncommon dust jacket)Book ID: 63241More details Price: $25.00
CALAVERAS GOLD: The Impact of Mining on a Mother Lode County.
Edition: 2nd printing.
Reno and Las Vegas: University of Nevada Press, (2007.) dj. Hardcover - A comprehensive history of the effect of the discovery of gold the southern Mother Lode from the early placer mining days to hard rock mining. A title in the Shepperson Series in History and Humanities. Maps, illustrated, extensive notes, sources, glossary, index. ix, 404 pp. ISBN: 0874175461.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.Book ID: 55443More details Price: $40.00
GHOST TOWN GLIMPSES.
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.
San Francisco: Anthelion Press, Inc. (1975.). First edition - Stories of the California gold mining towns in the Mother Lode country of the Sierra foothills - both their colorful past, and the often picturesque remains. Among the towns written about are Drytown, Copperopolis, Volcano, Fiddletown, Placerville and more - and the characters include bandits like Murieta and Black Bart, the first baby born at the diggings, as well as the miners themselves. Photographs. 100 pages. ISBN: 0-89185-0058.
Condition: Fine (as new.)Book ID: 17597More details Price: $15.00
CALIFORNIA GOLD: Story of the Rush to Riches.
Edition: Paperback original , not issued in hardcover.
Sonoma, CA: Zanel Publications, 1980. Large format (approx 11 x 8 1/2 inches) in stapled wrappers and illustrated with many vintage photographs. A title in the mini-history series. The story of the Gold Rush towns of the Motherlode in the Sierra foothills - contrasts the towns then and now. Included are Coloma, Auburn, Sutter Creek, Murphys, Volcano, Jamestown, Grass Valley and more. Map. Several pages of advertisements. 64 pages. ISBN: 0-936914-009.
Condition: Fine.Book ID: 24298More details Price: $12.50