Gold vs. Grain The hydraulic Mining Controversy in California's Sacramento Valley

Kelley, Robert E.

Published by Glendale: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1959
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Title: Gold vs. Grain The hydraulic Mining ...

Publisher: Glendale: Arthur H. Clark Company

Publication Date: 1959

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

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****8vo hardcover in brown linen cloth boards with title in gilt on spine. Second state binding (Clark & Brunet 158.) Fine/: No defects externally or internally; text itself exceptionally clean, bright & unread. Frontis; Bibliography; Index. 327pp. The pioneering work documenting the historic struggle pitting the farmers of the Sacramento Valley vs. the gold miners of the motherlode in California whose tailings from mining activity severely eroded the rich soil of the Central Valley town. Illustrated with 10 sepia-toned vintage photographs and one pull-out map. A flawless copy of an important work. #5008hbr. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1114247782

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