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The Central Gold Region. The Grain, Pastoral, and Gold Regions of North America. With Some New Views of Its Physical Geography; and Observations on the Pacific Railroad

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Title: The Central Gold Region. The Grain, Pastoral, and Gold Regions of North America. With Some New Views of Its Physical Geography; and Observations on the Pacific Railroad Author: Gilpin, William Place: Philadelphia Publisher: Sower, Barnes & Co. Date: 1860 Description: 194 pp. With 6 folding maps, 4 of which are hand-colored, including frontispiece. 8vo. Original brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition. "Gilpin crossed the plains the first time to Oregon in 1843. He held some curious ideas which are set out in the present volume" - Graff. The series of maps is very interesting showing early and different configurations of various regions of the United States. Related newspaper leaf, folded and laid in. Howes G192; Graff 1556; Sabin 27468; Wagner-Camp 358; Wheat Transmississippi 1010-11. Lot Amendments Condition: Front board detached, upper half of cloth on spine not present, tears to lower spine chipping to cloth edges, rubbing; rear hinge cracked, light foxing, occasional short tears to maps; contents still very good; binding fair, but worthy of repair. Sold as is. Item number: 165983

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Auktionshaus: PBA Galleries
Titel: Sale 319: The Library of Ford Mitchell: Early Americana, Texas & the West
Auktionsdatum: 20.10.2005
Adresse: PBA Galleries
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