Item #9026362 Three Years in California. J. D. Borthwick.

Three Years in California.

Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1857. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Bound in publisher's original blind stamped red cloth with spine stamped in gilt. Professionally and skillfully rebacked with original spine laid down. Titlle page reattached. Original glossy yellow end papers retained. vii, 384 pp, frontispiece. 8 tinted lithographs (including frontis) with tisssue guards. Sixteen pages of publisher's advertisements bound in at the end. The text and plates are bright and without foxing. One of the best accounts of life in the mines. Streeter asserts that, "I do not know of another story by an actual miner that is so well written and so true to that wonderful life in the Days of Gold." Howes B-622, Graff 358, Streeter Sale 2817, Cowan p. 64, Wheat Gold Rush 21. Image available on request. Very good. Item #9026362

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