California in 1851[-1852] : the letters of Dame Shirley / introduction and notes by Carl I. Wheat.
- 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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|Indiana State Library - Indianapolis||[Cage] ISLM 917.94 S558C (Text)||906288-1001||Cage General Books||Available||-|
- Physical Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: San Francisco : The Grabhorn Press, 1933.
At head of title: Volume one[-two].
On cover: The Shirley letters.
Twenty-three letters written by Mrs. Louise Smith Clappe to her sister, Mary Jane, in Massachusetts, 1851-1852, in which she signed herself "Dame Shirley". They were originally published serially in "The Pioneer: or, California monthly magazine", January, 1854-December, 1855; published in book form in 1922 by T.C. Russell under title: The Shirley letters from California mines in 1851-52.
"Five hundred copies printed for direct sale in 1933 ..."--Heller & Magee.
"A sheet of manuscript in the hand of Dame Shirley and a facsimile of her signature" laid in v. 1.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references.
Wheat, C.I. Books of the California gold rush, 39
Heller & Magee. Bibliography of the Grabhorn Press, 1915-1940, 178, 179
Howes, W.U.S.iana (2nd ed.), C427
Rocq, M.M. California local history (2nd ed.), 6354
Kurutz, G.F. California gold rush, 133b
Zamorano 80, 69b
Cloth backed printed boards, paper spine labels; issued with dust jackets.
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