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Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books, Inc.

Box

4825

Austin, Texas

78765

-

9670

Phone

512

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477

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8442

Fax

512

-

477

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8602

E-mail: rarebooks@sloanrarebooks.com Web: www.sloanrarebooks.com

Photography: Tommy Holt at Third Eye Photography (Austin, Texas)

Scanned images: Aaron Russell (Austin, Texas) and Peter L. Oliver (Austin, Texas)

Design and typesetting by Bradley Hutchinson at Digital Letterpress (Austin, Texas)

Cover art adapted from Item

21

. Designed and printed at Digital Letterpress

Offset lithography by AusTex Printing (Austin, Texas)

For the title of this catalogue, “The World Rushed In,” we thank J. S. Holliday, author of the

classic book,

The World Rushed In: The California Gold Rush Experience

(New York: Simon

&

Schuster,

1981

) and his more recent

Rush for Riches: Gold Fever and the Making of California

(Oakland Museum of California & University of California,

1999

). Dr. Holliday is Direc-

tor Emeritus of the California Historical Society, former Director of the Oakland Museum

of California, Assistant Professor of American History at California State University, San

Francisco, and Assistant Director of the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

AUCTION SIXTEEN

Please note: the entire catalogue and additional illustrations are posted at our website:

www.sloanrarebooks.com

Webmaster & Designer: Aaron Russell

EXHIBITION

Monday, February

13

,

2006

,

2

p.m. to

5

p.m.

Tuesday, February

14

,

2006

,

10

a.m. to

5

p.m.

Price of printed catalogue:

$75

.

00

plus applicable sales tax

Dorothy Sloan, Texas State Auctioneers License #

10210

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Please note that all lots are sold subject to our Conditions of Sale

and Limited Warranty, as set forth at the back of this catalogue. As stated in the

Conditions of Sale, all lots are sold on an “as is” basis. Prospective bidders should review the

Conditions of Sale and Limited Warranty. All bidders must register.

Seating at the auction will be limited. Only registered bidders may attend

the live auction. Please phone, fax, or e-mail for a seating reservation if you plan to attend

the live auction. We will be pleased to execute your live phone bids or confirmed absentee bids

without charge and without responsibility for errors and subject to the Conditions

of Sale and Limited Warranty as set forth at the back of our catalogue.