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AUCTION 18

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

Lot 17

17. [CALIFORNIA PICTORIAL LETTER SHEET]. Sundry Amusements in the Mines [below border]: Lith. & Published by Britton & Rey [upper right]: 23. [4 scenes]: [1] A Sundays Amusement (two miners washing laundry in a stream); [2] A Daily Pleasure (two men cooking over a fireplace in a long cabin, with a dog watching); [3] Occupation for Rainy Days (two men in tent, one mending a boot, the other sewing); [4] A Pleasant Surprise (two miners discover a bear in their tent warming his paws before their fire). Lithograph on thin white wove paper. Trimmed with slight loss of lower portion of publisher’s imprint.

     Baird 268. Peters, California on Stone, p. 78 (Plate 39). From the Britton & Rey numbered series. ($200-400)

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