THE COURSE OF EMPIRE: FIRST HAND ACCOUNTS OF CALIFORNIA IN THE DAYS OF THE GOLD RUSH OF '49. Valeska Bari.

THE COURSE OF EMPIRE: FIRST HAND ACCOUNTS OF CALIFORNIA IN THE DAYS OF THE GOLD RUSH OF '49.

New York: Coward-McCann, 1931. First edition. 8vo, original russet cloth, gilt; jacket. Frontispiece; (12), 368 pages; 15 additional plates. Near fine. Item #6364

Among the most important collections of primary accounts of the Gold Rush era. Kurutz, California Gold Rush: A Descriptive Bibliography, #36. Wheat, Books of the Gold Rush, #11: “Well chosen excerpts from early works, with an excellent introductory essay.”.

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