Snow-Shoe Thompson.

Snow-Shoe Thompson.
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Los Angeles: Glen Dawson, 1954. Small 8vo., 63 pp. printed in dark green and red with linocut of a skier on the title page. Parchment-backed patterned boards. Slight toning to backstrip, else fine. One of 210 copies. The biography of Snow-Shoe Thompson, “The Skiing Mailman of the Sierra”, his snowy adventures told with hagiographic relish by Dan De Quille (William Wright), reprinted from The Overland Monthly, October 1886. Hand-set in Bulmer types, printed on French Arches paper and bound by the L-D Allen Press. Number 21 of Dawson’s Early California Travels Series with an introduction by Carroll D. Hall, curator at Sutter’s Fort State Historical Monument. (Item Id: 105821)

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