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Author Name:    MUNROE, Kirk

Title:   Golden Days of '49 : A Tale of the California Diggings

Publisher:    Dodd, Mead, and Company, Publishers, New York, 1889, 

Seller ID:   107782

MUNROE, Kirk. The Golden Days of '49 : A Tale of the California Diggings. Illustrated. New York : Dodd, Mead, and Company, Publishers, (copyright 1889). Pp (2),[iii]-ix,(1),[1]-351,(1),+ double-page frontispiece + 9 other double-page plates. 8vo, gilt decoration to front board and spine, gilt lettering to spine. A juvenile adventure story set in the California Gold Rush. Contents : 1. Off for the land of gold. 2. From Havana to Chagres. 3. Up theChagres River. 4. To Panama and beyond. 5. A golden scheme unfolded. 6. Sa n Francisco in the spring of '49. 7. From mid-day to midnight. 8. Up the Sacramento River. 9. An outpost of civilization. 10. Gold diggings and diggers. 11. Beyond the settlements. 12. Four aces and a royal flush. 13. A firm of consprators. 14. A bewildering trail. 15. Barred out. 16. In the golden valley. 17. Diggng a fortune. 18. A cloud-burst and a robbery. 19. A successful conspiracy. 20. A friend in need. 21. A desperate escape. 22. Drawn from a whirlpool. 23. Some features of Dusty Gulch. 24. A clue worth folowing. 25. A senator from Moquelumne. 26. A trail regained and lost. 27. From Dusty Gulch to Sacramento. 28. San Francisco revisited. 29. Thirsty explains the game. 30. A novel scheme of punishment. 31. The making of a state. 32. Partners to the last. Heavy wear to covers, inner hinges broken, penned name (dated 1892), else a good copy only. 20.00

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