The World Rushed in by J. S. Holliday (1981) hardcover book


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J.S. Holliday - THe World Rushed In: The California Gold Rush Experience

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1981. First edition, fifth printing. Hardcover. 8vo. 559 pp. 1/2 brown cloth binding. Illustrated with photographs. Indexed. Fair condition. Light wear along eggs of boards, smudging to textblock edges. Former owner's name sticker on front free endpaper. Dust jacket is in good shape with just a bit of wear around the edges. The World Rushed In is an eyewitness account of a nation heading west.

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