Auction 112, Lot 816

"Maps of the California Gold Rush", Wheat, Carl I.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1997 (circa)



9.2 x 12.3 inches
23.4 x 31.2 cm

Reprinted from the original 1942 Grabhorn Press edition by Martino Fine Books. Limited edition of 350. The original publication included in 22 presentation copies a facsimile of C.D. Gibbs' "Map of the Southern Mines", 1852. Martino has included the map as the frontispiece for this edition. A required reference book in any Western Americana map collector's library.


Condition: A+

One small bump on bottom of back cover.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/28/2005