Hutchings & Rosenfield, Publishers; edited, with introduction by Rodman W. Paul
Title THE MINERS' OWN BOOK: Containing Correct Illustrations and Descriptions of the Various Modes of California Mining Reprinted from the original edition of 1858
Book Condition Offsetting to endsheets, offsetting to covers, mild fading to spine, thus near fine; bound in orange boards, ruled and decorated in black, printed in red and black on front and back covers, with brown cloth back, ornage label printed in black on back.
Edition First edition thus. One of 500 copies produced. Facsimile reproduction of the original 1858 title-page.
Publisher San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1949.
Seller ID 50666.00
Fine press reissue of a scarce 1858 publication, a compendium of text and illustrations originally seen in James Mason Hutchings' HUTCHING'S ILLUSTRATED CALIFORNIA MAGAZINE. Featured are engravings from the work of early California artist Charles Nahl.
Fine Press. San Francisco. Gold Rush. Californiana. California. Illustrated Books. Limited Editions.