Lot 231 of 703:
Miner's Life - Illustrated letter sheet with manuscript letter, 1855  

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Miner's Life - Illustrated



Barber and Baker



4 pp. Pictorial letter sheet, on blue paper. With 13 wood engravings, 3 pp. signed manuscript letter. 28x22.5 cm (11x8½"), folded.

Pictorial letter sheet featuring 13 captioned wood engravings showing the daily life of a miner on a blue folded letter sheet. With the text of The Honest Miners Songs at center, with manuscript letter datelined Indian Creek, Feb 11th, 1855, regarding mining along Scots and Clamouth (Klamath) Rivers, signed by a Capt. John Buck. (Baird 165).

Lot Amendments

General light wear with folds, areas of toning and faint staining, edge wear and some splitting and a few small tears at folds; about very good.

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