The Maps of the California Gold Region, 1848-1857: A Biblio-Cartography of an Important Decade. Carl Wheat, rving.

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

San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1942. First Edition. Original cloth. Limited to 300 copies. Folio. [8], ix-xlii, [2], 3-152, [1] pp. Illustrated wtih 26 maps, of which 10 are in color and 17 are folding. Bound in natural linen, light brown cloth spine, white spine label printed in red. Light fading to spine else a fine copy. Item #18800

One of the Fifty Books of the Year. The definitive scholarly study of the maps of the Gold rush and one of the most respected books about California and the American West. (Grabhorn 368; Howes W312).

Price: $950.00

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