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The Lucky Louse Or, Blood Will Tell, Being An Exciting & Authentic Story Of Life & Luck In The California Mines During The Days When Gold Was Free, & Illustrating A Most Ingenious Method For Getting Rid Of It, Etc., & C. by Ezra Dane

The Lucky Louse Or, Blood Will Tell, Being An Exciting & Authentic Story Of Life & Luck In The California Mines During The Days When Gold Was Free, & Illustrating A Most Ingenious Method For Getting Rid Of It, Etc., & C.

by Ezra Dane

Publication: Rand McNally & Co, 1916, Chicago and New York

6 1/4" x 4 1/4 " in peach-colored cloth, text and illustration in black ink on front cover with two louses racing across a tabletop; one black and the other green. 12 p.p. The author was a San Francisco attorney who wrote extensively about California. This is the story of luck in the California mines during the days when gold was free to be had and, with all that gold, men found ingenious ways of spending it .... quickly .... like by betting on a louse race. Covers lightly soiled. Very good.

Inventory Number: 35714

$395.00