CALIFORNIA In 1851. The Letters of Dame Shirley.; Introduction & Notes by Carl I. Wheat. Carl I. - Contributor. Zimmerman Dame Shirley . Wheat, Dr. Harold - Former Owner, Mrs. Louise Amelia Knapp Smith. 1819 - 1906 Clappe.

CALIFORNIA In 1851. The Letters of Dame Shirley.; Introduction & Notes by Carl I. Wheat.

San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1933. 1st edition thus (Hammond 57; Heller/Magee 186; Zamorano 80, 69b [Volkmann Collection]). 2 vols. 8vo. Blue cloth spine over pale blue paper wrapped boards printed in dark blue. Printed paper title labels to spines. No dust wrappers. General wear & soiling. Age-toning. Period pos to ffep. Jacket extract affixed front paste-downs. A VG set. Item #50608

"Louise Clapp's letters may well comprise the best account of mining life in the whole of gold rush literature." [Joanne Levy, as quoted in the Volkman Catalogue, p. 246].

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