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Ghost Towns Mining Camps of California by Remi Nadeau History Guide Gold Silver Camps SC Book

Ghost Towns Mining Camps of California by Remi Nadeau History Guide Gold Silver Camps SC Book

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PUBLISHER: Crest Publishers, Santa Barbara, CA, Copyright 1965 and 1992, 4th Edition 1992, Revised &
Expanded, 9th Printing
ISBN: (10) 0962710423, (13) 978-0962710421
ILLUSTRATOR: Maps by Robert S. Langstaff, Vintage photos and maps b&w
DESCRIPTION: Soft cover, Pictorial wraps, 324 pages, Measures approx. 6 x 9 inches
CONDITION: Like New, Bright colorful cover, Pages white, clean and tight, Very little edge wear, Nice sharp corners

DUST JACKET: None, As issued

ABOUT THE BOOK: This is the foremost history & guide to the charming old California mining towns, from the Gold Rush country to the desert silver camps. Using a wealth of first-hand accounts by participants, this highly acclaimed history recreates the Gold Rush to the Mother Lode of 1848 through the 1850s, the silver stampedes that followed to Eastern California, & the final desert gold boom at the turn of the century. The rise & fall of each featured town is relived in the colorful tales & fascinating men & women, good & bad, of those brawling, turbulent days. Nadeau also describes the modern-day appearance, the points of interest & the location of each camp, from ghostly ruins to the thriving towns that still survive.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: “Ghost Towns & Mining Camps of California” is written by a fifth-generation Californian and historian. Remi Nadeau has a bachelor’s degree from Stanford and a PhD from the University of California at Santa Barbara and is a seasoned historian with 8 books to his credit. Nadeau combines authentic story-telling, drawn from thorough historical research, with a highly readable literary style.

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