Lot 58 of 168:
Adventure in the California Gold Fields  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$168
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Kalifornien Och Guldfebern...Af Dr. W. F. A. Zimmermann

Author:
Vollmer, Carl G.

Place:
Stockholm

Publisher:
C. H. Fahlstedts

Date:
1862

Description:

662 pages. Illustrated with 8 tinted plates. Modern marbled boards with gold stamped calf spine. First Edition.

Tales of adventure and travels in the California gold regions and environs, with some material on the role of the Mormons in the gold discoveries and their colonization in the West. The lithographed plates include vivid depictions of a prairie fire, a lynching, a buffalo hunt, and scenes round and about the gold fields.

Donated by Michael Ginsberg, North Easton MA.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Bit of edgewear and toning; very good.


 
Item number:
308341
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