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In California before the gold rush.

John Bidwell

In California before the gold rush.

by John Bidwell

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Published by Printed by the Ward Ritchie Press in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific.,
  • California -- History -- To 1846.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a foreword by Lindley Bynum.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 111 p.
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15105288M
    LC Control Number48009476

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