Lot 75: Brooks/Vizetelley; Gold Finders in Alta California

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:27

Lot 75: Author: [Vizetelley, Henry] Brooks, J. Tyrwhitt, pseu Title: Four Months Among the Gold Finders in Alta California: Being the Diary of an Expedition from San Francisco to the Gold Districts Place Published: London Publisher: David Bogue Date Published: 1849. Description: xviii, 207 pp. Map as frontispiece with slight hand-coloring in outline. (8vo) 19x12 cm (7?x4?"), rebound in later ? polished brown calf & marbled boards, spine tooled in gilt, raised bands, morocco lettering pieces, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. First Edition. Slight shelf wear, a few small spots to the leather; light foxing to the contents, bookplate of Charles H. Segerstrom, very good or better.Provenance: PBA, 8/9/07. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $500-800
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