California Gold Mines

Gerstaecker, Friedrich

Published by Biobooks, 1946
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Title: California Gold Mines
Publisher: Biobooks
Publication Date: 1946
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good

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Gerstaecker, Friedrich
Published by Biobooks, Oakland, California (1946)
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Book Description Biobooks, Oakland, California, 1946. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Limited Edition. Oakland, CA: Biobooks, 1946. Limited edited edition (500 copies), NF/. Book has light stain on front cover, light bumping to corners, spine label has one small corner loose (but not torn), on FFE: gift inscription & date, former owner signature and embossed stamp. three illustrations and one fold-out map. Gerstaeker was born in Germany in 1816, so this is a first-hand account of the early days of mining, then his description of the people and places within California that he visited, and finally his trip to Hawai'i. Seller Inventory # 002528

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Gerstaecker, Friedrich
Published by Biobooks, Oakland (1946)
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Book Description Biobooks, Oakland, 1946. Hardcover. Condition: Very good. Foreword by Joseph A. Sullivan. One of 500 copies printed at the Greenwood Press in San Mateo, California. A little wear at the head & heel of spine but still a very good copy. Seller Inventory # 9026379

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Gerstaecker, Friedrich
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Book Description Biobooks. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Sixth printing. Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. Some chipping to title flap on spine. Binding is sound. Pages are intact and free of marks. Featuring gorgeous full color illustrations as well as maps, this unique tome chronicles the California Gold Rush of the mid-nineteenth century in lively, enthusiastic prose. Secure packaging for safe delivery. Seller Inventory # 517255839

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Friedrich Gerstaecker
Published by Biobooks; Oakland, California (1946)
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Book Description Biobooks; Oakland, California, 1946. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. This 6.75 x 9.75 inch, 149 page hardcover book is the 1946 edition of this title by Biobooks of Oakland, California. This copy is in strictly fine condition - - with the brown patterned paper covers over green cloth spine-strip with paper label all in beautiful condition - - with virtually no wear or damage showing anywhere. The paper label is clean and secure and the two bottom edges and corners show just the slightest hint of shelf wear. The interior text is flawless - - with the book featuring deckled fore-edges, several illustrations in color and black-and-white, and the fold-out map in pristine condition - - all handsomely printed and bound at the Greenwood Press of San Mateo, California. This work by Friedrich Gerstaecker provides one of the best accounts of the early gold rush era, as Gerstaecker was a German who came to California in 1849-50 as a correspondent for German interests. He went directly to the mining operations and his reports and descriptions of California during this upheaval are of the first order. A beautiful book. 149 pages. Seller Inventory # 1505-1109

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