Antique Map Auction Sale No. 124 - closed 5/7/2008
1) The California Gold Rush A Descriptive Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets Covering the Years 1848-1853. 1st edition, Limited printing of 1000. A comprehensive bibliography with 706 entries. This reference is a must have for collectors of California Gold Rush books. The author, Gary F. Kurutz, provides insightful analysis and thorough descriptions for nearly every entry. Illustrated with 33 color and black and white reproductions. The Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1997. 771 pages. 8vo. (7.5 x 10.8"). Hardbound in original blue cloth with gilt design on front and title over black on spine.