THE LAND OF GOLD. REALITY VERSUS FICTION. Hinton R. HELPER.
THE LAND OF GOLD. REALITY VERSUS FICTION.
THE LAND OF GOLD. REALITY VERSUS FICTION.
THE LAND OF GOLD. REALITY VERSUS FICTION.
THE LAND OF GOLD. REALITY VERSUS FICTION.

THE LAND OF GOLD. REALITY VERSUS FICTION.

Baltimore: The Author by Henry Taylor, 1855. First Edition. Cloth. (XII) 14-300 pages. Blind-stamped brown cloth. Gold spine titling, including illustration of gold miner. 7" x 4 1/4". Per Cowan p. 274: "An entertaining book. One chapter is closed with the charming remark that 'It is my unbiased opinion that California can and does furnish the best bad things that are obtainable in America.' Seventy-five years have wrought no visible change." Includes material on early San Francisco, Sacramento, the Chinese in California, a bull and bear fight, the mines, and the voyage from California via Nicaragua. Wheat G.R. 96; Kurutz 327. NOTE:This copy has an interesting anomaly: pages 101-104 are missing and in their place the ORIGINAL binder has substituted a second set of pages 89-92. Some collectors enjoy such anomalies; some do not. (Accordingly,we have adjusted the price downward .) A Very Good Plus copy (rubbed; edgewear; some foxing; the foregoing anomaly) now in a custom clear mylar jacket. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books via media mail to any United States address. Very Good Plus / Custom Clear Mylar. Item #2106

Price: $165.00