Prospectus to Form a Society for Emigration to California Translated from the German Edition of 1852 by Ruth Frey Axe.
by MEYER, Carl H., of Basel.
Claremont:: Saunders Studio Press, 1938., 1938. 8vo. , 26 pp. Original peach cloth, spine title. Fine. First Edition, translated from German. Limited to 440 copies. "In this prospectus, Meyer provided a description of California's geography, climate, cities, agriculture, gold mines, and advice on transportation and opportunities to make money. Motivated by the Gold Rush to write this prospectus, Meyer noted: 'I have been besieged from all sides with questions and requests for advice for those eager to emigrate to California.'" – Kurutz. Kurutz, The California Gold Rush, 440b.
(Inventory #: B2711)
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