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California Gold - Story of the Rush to Riches

By: Zauner, Phyllis and Lou

Price: $8.29

Publisher: Tahoe Paradise, CA, Zanel Publications: 1980

Seller ID: 036063

Condition: Very Good


88 pp, grey SC wraps w/pictorial front panel w/dark brown lettering on the spine. A mini-history of the California Gold Rush of 1848. It describes some of the various places were gold camps were set up. View more info

Virginia City : a Pictorial History & Tour Guide : a Mini-History

By: Zauner, Phyllis and Lou

Price: $9.78

Publisher: Tahoe Paradise, CA, Zanel Publications: 1979

Seller ID: 036809

Condition: Very Good


59 pp, brown pictorial front & rear panels w/red lettering. The book describes the early days of Virginia City, how it was founded, Comstock Mine, the stories of the early millionaires, the Bank Crowd, and other history stories. View more info

Seventy-five Years of Life, Love and Adventure

By: Zeplin, Zeno, Illustrated by Jones, Judy

Price: $20.83

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Roger L. Zeller: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 040692

Condition: Near Fine


x, 118 pp, blue padded leatherette boards w/gilt lettering on the front cover and spine, Inscribed & SIGNED by author on the title page. Biography of Roger Zeller, his early years, his life in the military, as a POW and his escape, and his life after the war. The book contains photos of some of the planes that he flew. View more info

Behind the Mexican Mountains

By: Zingg, Robert M. and Carmichael, David L. and Peterson, John Allen w/intro by Campbell, Howard

Price: $19.34

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031851

ISBN: 0292798091

Condition: Near Fine


xxviii,307 pp, glossy brown SC wraps w/tan lettering w/pictorial front. In 1930, anthropologists Robert Zingg and Wendell Bennett spent nine months among the Tarahumara of Chihuahua, Mexico, one of the least acculturated indigenous societies in North America. This account provides a description of the landscape, people, traditions, language, and archaeology of the Tarahumara region. Zingg records his reactions to the people and their customs. View more info