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GOLD RUSH COUNTRY: Guide to California's Mother Lode & Northern Mines.
Edition: First printing.
Menlo Park, California: Lane Publishing Company, (1957.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The history and lore of the region in the Sierra foothills, which sparked the 49er gold rush, and which is still full of the remains of the mines from those days. profusely illustrated with photographs and maps, including one fold-out map which spans 5 pages. Endorsed by the California Historical Society. Although this has been reissued many times - mostly in paper covers, the hardcover first edition is rather uncommon. A classic book on the area. Large format, measuring 8 1/2 by 11 inches. Bound in orange buckram with dark brown spine and orange lettering illustrated endpapers. 101 pp.
Condition: Very good in a very good dust jacket (some overall edgewear to dj, a few small chips, original price of 3.50 still present)Book ID: 84242More details Price: $38.50