Sacramento: A. J. Johnston, 1896. First Edition. SIGNED label "Compliments of J. J. Crawford, State Mineralogist" affixed to ffep; additionally stamped similarly on second page. Large 8vo. xiii, , 726 pp. Illustrations from photographs, maps (including long fold-out titled "Geological Map of the Mother Lode Belt in El Dorado Co.", and charts; fold-out plate. Period three-quarter tan leather over brown cloth boards, gilt decoration & lettering to spine; AEG; marbled endpapers. Uncommon in the market; only 8 copies located in online institutions. Item #19457
Includes mining details in the various counties throughout California broken out by specific minerals such as gold, copper, coal, iron and many more.