Lot 45 of 413:
Carl Wheat - Maps of the California Gold Region  

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Title:
The Maps of the California Gold Region, 1848-1857: A Biblio-Cartography of an Important Decade

Author:
Wheat, Carl I[rving]

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Grabhorn Press

Date:
1942

Description:

Illustrated with 26 facsimiles, some folding. (4to) 36x23.5 cm (14x9½"), quarter cloth & linen, paper spine label. One of 300 copies. First Edition.

The definitive scholarly study of the maps of the gold rush and one of the most respected books about California and the American West.  GB 368: Howes W312.


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Condition:
Spine slightly sunned with some soiling; near fine.


 
Item number:
318676
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