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SCHERER, James A.B.
THE FIRST FORTY-NINER AND THE STORY OF THE GOLDEN TEA-CADDY
1925. SCHERER, James A.B. THE FIRST FORTY-NINER AND THE STORY OF THE GOLDEN TEA-CADDY. NY: Minton, Balch & Company, 1925. Small 8vo., cloth & boards in dust jacket. First Edition. A story of gold and the magic of gold- a birth of a city, and the incredible career of Sam Brannan, one of those adventurers who wrought the Golden Age of California. Signed presentation from Scherer in the half-title page: "For my friend Mr. Boardman, With sincere regards, James A.B. Scherer. Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, Febuary 25, 1926." Boardman was once president of the club. Very Good; one-inch, v-shaped chip to lower edge of front panel d/j. $275.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Antic Hay Books [Asbury Park, NJ, U.S.A.]
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