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Author Name    HITTELL, John S., James W. Marshall & Edwin G. Waite

Title   THE DISCOVERY OF GOLD IN CALIFORNIA

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   Nr Fine

Edition   Limited Edition

Size   4to

Publisher   Palo Alto Lewis Osborne 1968

Seller ID   900920

81pp. Illus. in text. LIMITED EDITION No. 252 of 2,100 copies. White boards have gold illustration of a miner. Plain beige dust-jacket as issued. Facsimile of 'Californian' newspaper dated March 15th, 1848 included giving the first account of the gold discoveries. Folding title page in gold lettering. A trained and skilled historian, John S. Hittell became a popular lecturer and traveller as well as a writer but he always felt that the discovery of gold in the Sierras was the greatest event in Californian history and the text of this edition first appeared in the Century magazine of 1890. A very attractive edition on the momentous events. Well illustrated with list of artists where known. (May require additional postage on overseas orders).

American history Gold Rush Pioneers Topography California social history mining miners American miners American social history American explorers travellers

Price = 25.00 GBP



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