Lot 345 of 703:
Consequences of Australian & California Gold Rushes  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$125
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Australian and Californian Gold Discoveries, and their Probable Consequences

Author:
Stirling, Patrick James

Place:
Edinburgh

Publisher:
Oliver & Boyd

Date:
1853

Description:

[2],xiii,[1],[13]-279pp. plus folding table and 9pp. of advertisements. (12mo) 19.5x12 cm (7½x4¾"), original blindstamped pinkish cloth.

A presentation copy, inscribed on the half title: "John Bigland Esq. with the author's best regards."  An overview of the economic consequences of the gold discoveries and the flood of bullion entering the world markets, including specific accounts of conditions in California and Australia.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spine sunned; front hinge cracked but holding; very good.


 
Item number:
292700
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