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Downieville: Gold town on the Yuba by James J. Sinnott

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Downieville: Gold town on the Yuba by James J. Sinnott. California Traveler publisher. '1972' is handwritten on the table of contents page with the publisher information as if confirming the date of publication. Possibly the publication date was neglected in this printing and the publisher simply hand wrote the correction. Signed 'James J. Sinnott' on the title page. 207 pages. 11 1/4" tall x 8 1/2". Numerous black and white photographs. Two full page hand drawn maps were published. Previous owner gift inscription dated '1973' in ball point pen on the first blank page. Bright gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Moderate cover edge wear. Otherwise, no previous owner markings. No tears, folds or creases to pages. Binding is tight with no looseness to pages. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. Aireal photographic postcard of downtown? Downieville is laid in. DG23a

A history of the California Gold Rush town from the settlement of the first 'white men' to date of publication.