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Gold Hunting in Alaska as told by Joe Grinnell

Lot 0015 Details

Description
Heading: (Alaska)
Author: Grinnell, Joseph
Title: Gold Hunting in Alaska
Place Published: Elgin, IL
Publisher:David C. Cook
Date Published: [1901]
Description:

96 pp. Edited by Elizabeth Grinnell. Title page portrait of the author, plus photograph illustrations throughout text. 20.5x18.5 cm (8x6?") bound in original three quarter maroon cloth and marbled boards. First Edition.

Diary of a young California gold-seeker, April 8, 1898 to September 27, 1899, who later became a respected ornithologist at the University of California. He did not make his fortune, but managed to bring back "my precious birds. They are my gold." The book is "dedicated to disappointed gold-hunters the world over." Graff 1678; Smith 3904.

Condition
Boards with rubbing to edges, small area of loss to marbled paper on top board; early gift inscription; very good.
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Gold Hunting in Alaska as told by Joe Grinnell

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Lot 0015 Details

Description
...
Heading: (Alaska)
Author: Grinnell, Joseph
Title: Gold Hunting in Alaska
Place Published: Elgin, IL
Publisher:David C. Cook
Date Published: [1901]
Description:

96 pp. Edited by Elizabeth Grinnell. Title page portrait of the author, plus photograph illustrations throughout text. 20.5x18.5 cm (8x6?") bound in original three quarter maroon cloth and marbled boards. First Edition.

Diary of a young California gold-seeker, April 8, 1898 to September 27, 1899, who later became a respected ornithologist at the University of California. He did not make his fortune, but managed to bring back "my precious birds. They are my gold." The book is "dedicated to disappointed gold-hunters the world over." Graff 1678; Smith 3904.

Condition
...
Boards with rubbing to edges, small area of loss to marbled paper on top board; early gift inscription; very good.

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