Lot 57 of 539:
History of Nevada County with litho plates 1880  

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History of Nevada County, California, With Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Manufacturies. From Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability

Wells, Harry Laurenz

Oakland, California

Thompson & West



vi, 11-234 pp. Illustrated with 83 lithograph plates, 4 of them double page; color lithograph map of California, Utah, Arizona & Nevada. 28.2x36.5 cm. (11x14½"), original morocco-backed cloth, front cover and spine lettered in gilt. First Edition.

Superb views of the countryside, houses and numerous mines in Nevada County; includes depictions of Grass Valley, Nevada City, Donner Lake and the stranded emigrants, the Truckee Hotel with railroad, etc. Cowan p.452; Howes N60; Rocq 5957.

Lot Amendments

Early leaves including title and map with vertical creases which have been repaired, some filling of marginal chips; some minor, mostly marginal soiling, very good or better.

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