1967. San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1967.
Roy. 8vo, 61, (1)pp. With woodcuts by Mallette Dean. Original cloth, color plate laid onto upper cover, printed paper label on backstrip. Very good, as issued.
§ Limited to 450 copies printed for the Book Club by Mallette Dean and illustrated with his fine wood engravings. A guide to California written for Germans attracted to the gold rush and first published in Darmstadt in 1848. Though it was compiled from other sources, some not altogether reliable, it provides an interesting picture of what the old world wanted to think about the new at this pivotal moment in history of the West. Item #6433