Lot 522 of 541:
Revere in Gold Rush California  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$48
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Naval Duty in California
Author:
Revere, Joseph Warren
Place:
Oakland
Publisher:
Biobooks
Date:
1947
Description:

[16], 242, [2]. With 6 color plates reproducing lithographs in the original 1849 edition; 2 facsimile letters; map on rear endpapers reproducing that in the original edition. (4to) 27.5x18.5 (10¾x7¼"), cloth stamped in gilt. One of 1000 copies.

Early and important observations of California during the Gold Rush and the period preceding it. The Zamorano 80 notes that the '...Tour of Duty is one of the outstanding authorities on the period of the Conquest, and his descriptions of California and the gold regions are of the best...."

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Condition:
Fine or nearly so.
 
Item number:
254682
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