Texas Argonauts. Isaaac H. Duval and the California Gold Rush. Illustrated by Charles Shaw. Inscribed by the Author.

By: Dillon, Richard H.

Price: $185.00

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One of 450 copies designed & printed by David Holman at his Wind River Press. 9.5" x 13.5"; decorative paper over boards, cloth spine; includes a frontispiece portrait and 13 original paintings (10 of which are two-page spreads), reproduced in color, and an endpaper map; in plain white paper jacket which shows light tanning at front foredge & bottom edge, in mylar wrap. Inscribed opposite half-title in upper leading corner by Dillon to parapatetic San Francisco collector Charles Ozorio: " Best wishes to my loyal book collector . . . I'm sure you will enjoy this elegant book. R. H. Dillon, 8-8-88." Also includes publishers prospectus signed by Dillon, as well as printers amusing, printed & illustrated apology for delay in publication. Finally, laid in is keepsake no. 3, Yank's Station, from California's Wayside Inns, published by The BCC, authored by Dillon and signed by him under his printed name. In original publisher's shipping box.

Title: Texas Argonauts. Isaaac H. Duval and the California Gold Rush. Illustrated by Charles Shaw. Inscribed by the Author.

Author Name: Dillon, Richard H.

Categories: History,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1987

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine condition

Seller ID: 5762

Keywords: Western Americana Texas