Hunt, Rockwell D. Foreword by Robert E. Burns
Title California Ghost Towns Live Again.
Binding Soft cover
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Stockton College of the Pacific. 1948
Seller ID 017738
Original yellow wrapper with a brown illustration of 6 men and brown lettering on front cover. 5 X 8 inches. 70 pages. Copy has 11 black and white photographs, 1 black and white illustration and 1 black and white map. Contents include, California ghost towns very much alive again, "Little Ovens" of the Mother Lode; Hornitos, Coulterville--with the Hangman's tree in the midst thereof, A composite of the ghost towns, their names and stories, The Tuolumne Country around Jamestown--enter Bret Harte, Sonora, :Queen City" of the Southern Mines, Columbia, "gen of the Southern Mines", California's capital of the day, "Angels Camp. in the heart of Mother Lode, the "Makin's of Mark Twain, San Andreas of Calaveras County, drinking, gambling and some religion, The town of Jackson, bounty seat of Amador, methods of transportation in early mining days, The town of Volcano, how gold miners were amused and entertained and Placerville, known as "Hangtown" role of the California Pioneer woman. Printed on high quality paper. Hunt ( 1868-1964) was an American (born in California) expert California Historian. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight.
CALIFORNIA HISTORY. GOLD MINES AND MINING--CALIFORNIA. WEEK TWENTY SEVEN