THE CALIFORNIA GOLD DISCOVERY[:] SOURCES, DOCUMENTS, ACCOUNTS AND MEMOIRS RELATING TO THE DISCOVERY OF GOLD AT SUTTER'S MILL. By Rodman W. Paul. Georgetown, California: The Talisman Press, 1966. 27.5x19.5 cm (large octavo), pp. [1-13] 14-237 [238: blank] [239: colophon] [240: blank], illustrations, facsimiles, maps, original boards with cloth shelf back, pictorial endpapers. First edition, first printing. A comprehensive compilation of source material relating to the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill (all known accounts by the participants in the gold discovery are here) by the foremost authority on California mining history, the author of CALIFORNIA GOLD; THE BEGINNING OF MINING IN THE FAR WEST (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1947), the seminal study of the evolution of mining in California. Kurutz 485. Some rubbing to boards, a nearly fine copy. (#166996).
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