Title: Geologic Guidebook Along highway 49-Sierran ...
Publisher: San Francisco: Division of Mines, 1948
Edition: 1st Edition
Oblong 8to. Tan colored boards with titles in black. Centennial edtion/second printing. Very minor soiling to boards due to routine handling & two very small frays to tail of spine; o/w text itself tight & unmarked. Colored & B/W Photographs; Tables; Maps; Bibliographies. 164pp. VG+ or better. Produced by the Division of Mines at the Ferry Building in San Francisco, this book was published on the 100th annivesary of the discovery of gold in California. Bulletin 141 was written by 10 different authors & covers the entire highway 49 corridor of 277 miles. It was compiled from various published & unpublished sources & is a 'semi-technical treatise prepared to serve as a guide to the traveller who is desirous of information conerning the mines,minerals & rocks of the region as well as the old structures erected during the Gold Rush Days.' Includes great vintage photographs, many full-page. Bookseller Inventory # 2740212
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