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AUCTION 16

“THE WORLD RUSHED IN”
THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH

Lot 70

70. FRIGNET, Ernest. La Californie Histoire des Progrès de l’un des États-Unis d’Amérique et des Institutions qui Font sa Prospérité. Deuxième Édition Revue et Enrichie d’une Carte de la Californie. Paris: [Typ. L. Guérin, for] Schlesinger Frères, 1867. xxvi, 479 [1, blank] pp., lithographed folding map: California [sic]; [left below neat line]: Gravé chez Avril fres; [right below neat line]: Imp. Grandjean, R. du Jardinet10. (38 x 31.8 cm; 15 x 12-1/2 inches). 8vo, original tan printed wrappers. A few minor chips to fragile wraps. Unopened, a fine copy, the map fine.

     Second edition, except for pp. [i]-xxvi and [473]-479, from the same setting of type as the first edition, but with new introduction and the map which did not appear in the first edition (see preceding). Cowan II, p. 225. Howell, California 50:478. Holliday 406. Howes F387. Monaghan 710. Sabin 25969. The handsome map shows railroad routes and wagon roads. ($200-400).

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