Item #21301 The Southern Mines of California: Early Development of the Sonora Mining Region. Roberta Evelyn Holmes.
The Southern Mines of California: Early Development of the Sonora Mining Region

The Southern Mines of California: Early Development of the Sonora Mining Region

San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1930. First Edition, Limited to 250 numbered copies, this copy unnumbered. Small folio. 60pp. Bibliography, Fold-out map; illustrated with photographs and reproductions of early lithographs. Notes, Bibliography. Publisher's prospectus, folded, laid in. Three-quarter black cloth; striking red marbled paper covered boards; housed in publisher's brown slipcase, slightly rubbed; else a fine copy. Item #21301

A detailed, well-documented account of the towns and camps of the Sonora Mining Region during the period of their great activity, including reminiscences of individuals who had lived there in the 1850's and 60's, recorded in 1925. Chosen as one of Fifty Books for 1930 by the American Institute of Graphics Arts. (Cowan pg. 290; Grabhorn 140; Rocq 15386).

Price: $500.00

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