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Twenty Years in the Backwoods of California, Being the Actual Experiences and Observations of a Native Son of California, Covering a Period of Twenty Years in One Locality, While Engaged in Prospecting, Gold Mining, Homesteading, Stock Raising and the Roadside Smithy
Boston: Roxburgh Publishing Co., Inc., 1923.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 142 pp, with publisher's prospectus laid in. Lower corners lightly bumped, else fine. This short, engagingly written book recounts Shay's activities and observations in the Yosemite Valley and west to Madera County in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Cowan p. 581, Rocq 4933, Adams (Herd) 2045, Adams (Six Guns) 1987.