Lot 31: German account of Gold Rush California w/maps 1849

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Lot 31: Author: Hoppe, J[anus] & A[dolph] Erman Title: Californiens Gegenwart und Zukunft. Nebst Beitr?gen von A. Erman: Ueber die Klimatologie von Californaiien und ueber die geographische Verbreitug des Goldes Place Published: Berlin Publisher: G. Reimer Date Published: 1849 Description: viii, 149 pp. Two folding lithographed maps. (8vo) 22.5x14.5 cm (8?x5?"), original printed wrappers. First Edition. General introduction to California drawing heavily upon previous works including Duflot de Mofras, Fr?mont, Robinson and Forbes, consisting mainly of geographical and historical information as well as a climatography by Professor Erman. Wrappers detached with some edge and corner wear; some light foxing within, else very good. Provenance: Maggs '85. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $800-1200
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