Lot 92 of 175:
Placer County promo with rare map  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Placer County, California. Its Resources and Advantages
Author:
Place:
[Auburn, CA?]
Publisher:
Date:
[c.1886]
Description:

[38] pp. Map preceding title page. A few woodcut illustrations in advertisements. (8vo) original printed wrappers. First Edition.

Title page continues: "Placer's fruit is the best, its mines the richest, its transportation facilities the most convenient, its scenery the grandest, and its climate the healthiest and most delightful of any portion of California. A region little advertised but full of merit. See Placer before settling." Early promotional pamphlet for the foothill region east of Sacramento, particularly scarce with the map. Rocq 6311. Rubberstamp of the U.S. Geological Survey, dated 1892, to title page; eradicated rubberstamp to front wrapper affecting a few words of title. 

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Condition:
Wear to spine, a few chips to wrappers; very good.
 
Item number:
300650
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