Author:Thomas de Quincey (1785-1859)

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California and the Gold Mania, Illustrated with Sketches from "Punch."

By: Thomas de Quincey (1785-1859).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Colt Press,: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-242

Condition: Used: Very Good


FIRST EDITION, thus. Series: California Classics, No. 3. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. [iv], (65) pp. Title page in colored pictorial border, color illustrations throughout from Punch, folding plate with two illustrations; text clean, unmarked. Quarter beige cloth, marbled paper over boards; binding square and tight, light shelf wear, LACKS spine label. Very Good. "This essay is reprinted from Ticknor, Reed, and Fields' edition of De Quincey's Letters to a Young Man and Other Papers, published at Boston in 1854. It appeared first in Hogg's Weekly Instructor, an English periodical, in 185... View more info