Lot 17 of 431:
Cape Nome Gold Region Alaska, 1900  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Preliminary Report on the Cape Nome Gold Region Alaska
Author:
Schrader, Frank C. and Alfred H. Brooks
Place:
Washington
Publisher:
Government Printing Office
Date:
1900
Description:

56 pp. Illustrated with plates from photographs and sketches, with three maps, two folding, one colored. (8vo) 23.5x14.6 cm (9¼x5¾"), original printed wrappers.

Department of the Interior report on the Cape Nome Gold Region, with a chromolithographed folding map of the area. Together with the Klondike Gold Rush (1896–1899) and Fairbanks Gold Rush (1903–1911), Nome was among the biggest gold rushes north of 60 degrees latitude on the North American continent. Wickersham 8228.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear at spine ends and edges, mild toning to wrappers; minuscule stub tear to one map; very good.
 
Item number:
303686
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