California and Its Gold Regions, with a Geographical and Topographical View of the Country.
Description: Its Mineral and Agricultural Resources, Prepared from Official and Authentic Documents. large folding map. 137, pp. + 6pp. of ads. 8vo, original pr. wrs.; (spine worn, wrs. lightly soiled, light foxing to map, light foxing to text, mostly on margins, a few pencil marks in margins, small biography of author on separate modern paper pasted on blank inner wr., light dampstain from p. 135 to end). N.Y.: Stringer & Townsend, 1849.
Comments: Map of the United States and California shows the routes of the United States mail steam packets to California and various overland routes. The map is 47 x 63 cm. "One of the best of the early books on California printed for gold seekers." Wheat 168. Cowan p. 537. Eberstadt 107:62. Streeter Sale IV, 2595. Graff 3527. Sabin 72070. Howes R-366.Edition: First Edition
Book ID: 158014