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THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF JAMES W. MARSHALL [Gold Rush] George F. Parsons 1935 Hardcover Fine
By Parsons, George F.
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San Francisco, George Fields, 1935. 1st George Fields edition. 144 pp, frontispiece photograph of George Wilson Marshall, two fold out color drawings: one of Sutter's Saw Mill and one a Gold discovery map drawn by George W. Marshall. Leather bound spine on green paper hardcover. Spine is slightly rubbed at top and bottom, else Fine. Scarce and more so in nice condition! 

The life of James Wilson Marshall reads like an early history of California, The Bear Flag War, Capture Of Monterey, the Campaign of 1846, the Discovery Of Gold, and the ensuing Gold Rush, the many events of 1849, the Indian War, and the concluding years of 1870 to 1885. With introduction and notes by G. Ezra Dane, the frontispiece is a photograph of George Wilson Marshall, and there are two fold out color drawings, one of Sutter's Saw Mill and one a Gold discovery map drawn by George W. Marshall.  A fascinating read of the discoverer of gold in California! With introduction and notes by G. Ezra Dane.

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