Big Tree-carson Valley Turnpike Ebbetts Pass And Highway Four

By: Wood, R. Coke Frances E. Bishop (Collaborator)

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B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is limited to 150 numbered copies - this being number 63. The book is in Near Fine condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book is clean and bright. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping. The text pages are clean and bright, but with a bit of beginning toning. This copy has been signed by the author on the title page. "Richard Coke Wood (1905-1979) , California historian, author, teacher, was born in Oklahoma and was raised in Owens Valley, California. He attended the University of Hawaii, College of the Pacific (B. A. 1932, M. A. 1934) , and the University of Southern California (Ph. D. , 1950). A high school teacher in the 1930's, he developed a lasting interest in Mother Lode history while recovering from tuberculosis at the Bret Harte Sanitarium in Murphys (1938-1941). During his career he held many administrative and teaching positions, including that of proprieter of the Old Timers Museum in Murphys (ca. 1949-1978) ; Education Director, Bret Harte Sanitarium (1941-1950) ; Instructor and Chairman of the Social Sciences Division at Stockton and San Joaquin Delta College (1950-1971) ; holder of the Rockwell D. Hunt Chair in California History at the University of the Pacific (1951-1971) ; and, Director of the Pacific Center for Western Historical Studies (1976)." ; Signed by Author

Title: Big Tree-carson Valley Turnpike Ebbetts Pass And Highway Four

Author Name: Wood, R. Coke Frances E. Bishop (Collaborator)

Categories: Californiana,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: Murphys, CA, Old Timers Museum: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

signed / inscribed: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A37125

Keywords: Californiana R. Coke Wood Frances E. Bishop Big Trees The Sierras The Sierra Nevada Mountains Ebbets Pass, CA California History Californiana,