Rare and First Edition Books from Buckingham Books

Dealer in Rare and First-Edition Books:  Western Americana; Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Fiction

Gold. The California Story by Mary Hill

Gold. The California Story

by Mary Hill

Publication: University of California Press, 1999, Berkeley

First edition. 8vo. Two-tone cloth and boards, titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine, yellow front and rear end papers, xi [blank], 306 pp., acknowledgments, illustrated, plates, portraits, maps, facsimiles, appendix, sources of quotations, sources of illustrations, suggestions for further reading, index. The author's book chronicles this important chapter in California history when gold catapulted it into statehood. A complete and fascinating picture of California gold, from its origins in the earth, the history of its discovery, how it was mined, and its uses in modern times. Fine in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 40010