Lot 250: Carl Wheat's Maps of the California Gold Region

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:46:41

Lot 250: Author: Wheat, Carl I[rving]; Title: The Maps of the California Gold Region, 1848-1857: A Biblio-Cartography of an Important Decade; Place Published: Storrs-Mansfield, CT; Publisher: Maurizio Martino Publications; Date Published: [c.1995]; Description: xlii, 152 + [1] pp. Black and white reproductions. Foreword by Maurizio Martino. 30x22 cm (12x8¾"), cloth. Reprint edition, limited to 350 copies.The definitive scholarly study of the maps of the Gold rush and one of the most respected books about California and the American West. First published by the Grabhorn Press in 1942. Condition: Fine. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $100-150
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