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AUCTION 16

“THE WORLD RUSHED IN”
THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH

Lot 161

161. WHEAT, Carl I. The Maps of the California Gold Region. 1848-1857. A Biblio-Cartography of an Important Decade. San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1942 [Mansfield: Maurizio Publisher, 1995]. Illustrations of maps. Folio, original tan cloth. New, as issued.

     Reprint of the 1942 original, with new introduction by Gary F. Kurutz and addenda by Warren Heckrotte. Cf. Grabhorn 368. Harding, Wheat 86n. One of the important works on the cartography of California, and a key scholarly study of the Gold Rush. ($150-300)

 

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