San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1930. 1st. Original boards. First Edition thus; 1 of 25 special copies (of a limited edition of 250 copies) with a special hand binding. Small folio. 60pp. Bibliography, Fold-out map; illustrated with photographs and reproductions of early lithographs. Red morocco backed marbled boards with gilt lettering to spine in publisher's slipcase. Presentation copy from Ed Grabhorn, SIGNED by him on limitation page. Bookseller offering laid in. Fading to spine; some wear to leather extremities; owner name and small stamp else very good plus in near fine slipcase. Item #8892
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).