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AUCTION 18

Texas, California, the Southwest U.S., Mexico & the Borderlands:
Interesting books, broadsides, maps & ephemera

Lot 15

15. [CALIFORNIA PICTORIAL LETTER SHEET]. The Mining Business in Four Pictures. [below border]: Lith & Published by Britton & Rey, corner of Montgomery & Commercial Sts. S.F. [upper right] 9. [4 scenes]: [1] Going in to It (two miners entering the mining country); [2] Making Something (two miners finding gold and leaping with joy); [3] Making Nothing (two discouraged miners staring at an empty hole); [4] Going out of It (two miners with knapsacks hiking to a city). Lithograph, double sheet, white wove. Light uniform browning, minor expert restoration to slight splits at centerfold.    

     Baird 171. From the Britton & Rey numbered series. Baird 171. ($200-400)

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