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Author Name    De Quincey, Thomas

Title   CALIFORNIA AND THE GOLD MANIA

Binding   Hardcover.

Book Condition   Near fine with some wear to paper spine label, and light corner crease to fold-out cartoon; in cloth-backed decorated boards; slyly illustrated with colored sketches from PUNCH, issues of 1849 & 1850. #3 in the Colt Press series of California Classics.

Edition   First edition thus. Limited to 500 copies.

Publisher   San Francisco: Colt Press, 1945.

Seller ID   10686.00

Reprinted from Ticknor, Reed & Field's edition of De Quincey's LETTERS TO A YOUNG MAN AND OTHER PAPERS, published at Boston in 1854. The fold-out contrasts an English "Gold Field" (with flora providing the "gold") to the chaos of the American "diggins."

Californiana. Limited Editions.

Price = 50.00 USD



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