A California Gold Rush Miscellany; Comprising: The Original Journal of Alexander Barrington, Nine Unpublished letters from the Gold Mines, Reproductions of Early Maps and Towns from California Lithographs; Broadsides, Etc., Etc. Jane Bissell Grabhorn.

A California Gold Rush Miscellany; Comprising: The Original Journal of Alexander Barrington, Nine Unpublished letters from the Gold Mines, Reproductions of Early Maps and Towns from California Lithographs; Broadsides, Etc., Etc.

San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1934. Very Good. First Edition. Limited to 550 copies, [11x7.75`in]; [3], xiv, 45 pp., [1] colophon, [3], color frontispiece and two full page lithographs, fifteen reproductions of maps, two fold out, broadsides, letter paper and lithographs on colored paper; Burgundy paper boards with burgundy cloth back, gilt lettering on burgundy label on spine, gilt lettering within decorative border on front and same border on back, all edges untrimmed; Shelf wear of rubbing to edges, covers and corners, corners bumped and worn through in spots, surface scrapes on front and back covers, spine label faded; includes light green prospectus tipped with age tone and offset to back end paper. [Kurutz 283, Wheat Books 84, Grabhorn 207]. Item #13548

From Grabhorn, this small volume was designed as an "... adaptation of a "keepsake" book." "This is one of the Fifty Books of the Year and part of the Second Series of Rare Americana No. 4." Jane Grabhorn reproduced from original sources held by Grabhorn Press.

Price: $75.00

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