Auction 124, Lot 795

"[Lot of 2] The California Gold Rush A Descriptive Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets Covering the Years 1848-1853 [and] Books of the California Gold Rush",

Subject: Reference Books, California Gold Rush

Period: 1991-97

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Color: Black & White

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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.

2) Books of the California Gold Rush by Carl I. Wheat is a reprint from the 1949 edition with new indexes for the titles of the main entries and the titles of works mentioned in the text. Unpaginated. WM Morrison Books, Austin, TX, 1991. 12 mo. (5.5 x 8.5"). White paper covers with yellow printed title on front.

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Condition: A+

Both nearly as new with slight soil on covers.

Estimate: $250 - $350

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Closed on 5/7/2008

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