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The Great Bonanza. Illustrated Narrative of Adventure and Discovery in Gold Mining, Silver Mining, Among the Raftsmen, In the Oil Regions, Whaling, Hunting, Fishing, and Fighting.

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The Great Bonanza. Illustrated Narrative of Adventure and Discovery in Gold Mining, Silver Mining, Among the Raftsmen, In the Oil Regions, Whaling, Hunting, Fishing, and Fighting.

by Optic, Oliver (William T. Adams)

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Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1876. Illustrated books & children's books Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1876. 8vo, red cloth, gilt cover vignette; spine extremities worn, inner hinge cracked. Overall, good plus copy of the first edition of perh aps the first juvenile dealing with o il drilling, with cuts of equipment and techniques. Illustrated by W.L. Sheppard, Frank Merrill, H.L. Stephens, Lizzie B. Humphrey and others. Olive r Optic Checklist, 99. Hamilton 1856.. 1st Edition. Illlustrated Cloth. Very Good.. 8vo.

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Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
The Great Bonanza. Illustrated Narrative of Adventure and Discovery in Gold Mining, Silver Mining, Among the Raftsmen, In the Oil Regions, Whaling, Hunting, Fishing, and Fighting.
Author
Optic, Oliver (William T. Adams)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good.
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Lee & Shepard
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1876
Keywords
ILLUSTRATED BOOKS & CHILDREN'S AMERICANA CHILDREN'S, TRADES AND PROFESSIONS, AMERICAN
Size
8vo

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spine
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cracked
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