San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1933. 100,pp. Illus. Narrow quarto. Original half cloth and boards. Fine in original printed dust jacket. Without slipcase. An entry in the Rare Americana series, from an edition limited to 500 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press, with an introduction by George Lyman. Reprinted from the original edition of 1849 which Wheat describes as "The earliest descriptive work of its kind to be printed in California. A guide to the gold region, and the observations of a remarkable man." That original edition is extremely rare and Howes describes it as the "first California-printed book of an original nature...the most important and prized of all books printed there..." WHEAT GOLD RUSH 227 (note). HOWES W405. ZAMORANO 80, 79. KURUTZ 678d. (Inventory #: WRCAM21439)
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