Gold Rush: The Journals, Drawings and Other Papers of J. Goldsborough Bruff

By: Georgia Willis Read and Ruth Gaines (editors)

Price: $50.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Embossed cloth cover. Two small tears in cloth of upper spine, slightly bumped corners, some yellowing of pages. Contents near fine. A detailed account of J. Goldsborough Bruff's journey to California and experiences during the California Gold Rush, from April 2, 1849 to July 20, 1851. Profusely illustrated with B&W and some color drawings from his journals. Published to mark the centennial of the California Gold Rush. An excellent read. 791 pages.

Title: Gold Rush: The Journals, Drawings and Other Papers of J. Goldsborough Bruff

Author Name: Georgia Willis Read and Ruth Gaines (editors)

Illustrator: J. Goldsborough Bruff

Categories: Mining History, Western U.S., Adventure & Exploration,

Edition: 2nd Edition

Publisher: New York, NY, Columbia University Press: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Inscription: No Signature

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Item: 4.10 Pound

Seller ID: 000090

Keywords: California, Gold, rush, mining, mine, centennial, placer, '49ers, fortyniners, prospector, prospecting, sluice, pan, panning, Sierra Nevada, Honey Lake, Washington City, mill, milling, stamp,