Item #62987 Utazas Kalifornia deli Reszeiben. Janos XANTUS.

Utazas Kalifornia deli Reszeiben

Item #62987

XANTUS, Janos. Utazas Kalifornia deli Reszeiben. Budapest: Kiadjak Lauffer es Stolp, 1860. 1st ed. [x],192pp. Chromolithograph frontis., illus., seven chromolithograph plates, folding map. Orig. pictorial boards. Spine mostly abraded. Boards rubbed, wear to edges and corners, else a very good copy in a custom cloth clamshell box. HOWES X-2. Graff 4785. Wheat, California Gold Rush, 237. The authorized edition of this Hungarian work on California, following the unreliable 1858 edition. "First authorized edition of the Hungarian scientist's letters on California, where he had accompanied a railroad survey. Some of his material is said to have been extracted from the Abert and Emory reports"--Streeter 2860.

Price: $6,000.00

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