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AUCTION 16

“THE WORLD RUSHED IN”
THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH

Lot 99

99. LYMAN, Albert. Journal of a Voyage to California, and Life in the Gold Diggings, and also of a Voyage from California to the Sandwich Islands. By Albert Lyman, of Hartford, a Member of the Connecticut Mining and Trading Company, Which Sailed in the Schooner General Morgan from New York, Feb. 22, 1849. Hartford: [Press of Case, Tiffany & Co. for] E. T. Pease; New York: Dexter & Bro.; Boston: Redding & Co., 1852. 192 pp., 2 woodcuts (counted as part of pagination), text vignettes. 12mo, original blind-embossed red cloth, spine gilt-lettered (neatly rebacked, original spine preserved). Occasional light foxing, otherwise fine, signed twice by O. S. North and with his bookplate.

     First edition, cloth issue of preceding. ($2,000-4,000)

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