California Gold! Discovered by Signor d'Alvear's Goldomoter, The Gold Seeker's Guide!; Or, Secret Art of Finding Mines of Gold, Silver, Iron, Lead, Copper, Coal, and other Mineral Riches. Roxburghe, Zamorano Clubs - Joint Meeting Keepsake.
California Gold! Discovered by Signor d'Alvear's Goldomoter, The Gold Seeker's Guide!; Or, Secret Art of Finding Mines of Gold, Silver, Iron, Lead, Copper, Coal, and other Mineral Riches
California Gold! Discovered by Signor d'Alvear's Goldomoter, The Gold Seeker's Guide!; Or, Secret Art of Finding Mines of Gold, Silver, Iron, Lead, Copper, Coal, and other Mineral Riches
California Gold! Discovered by Signor d'Alvear's Goldomoter, The Gold Seeker's Guide!; Or, Secret Art of Finding Mines of Gold, Silver, Iron, Lead, Copper, Coal, and other Mineral Riches
California Gold! Discovered by Signor d'Alvear's Goldomoter, The Gold Seeker's Guide!; Or, Secret Art of Finding Mines of Gold, Silver, Iron, Lead, Copper, Coal, and other Mineral Riches

California Gold! Discovered by Signor d'Alvear's Goldomoter, The Gold Seeker's Guide!; Or, Secret Art of Finding Mines of Gold, Silver, Iron, Lead, Copper, Coal, and other Mineral Riches

[San Francisco]: Grabhorn Press, [1958]. No binding. Broadside, elephant folio size. Very good. Item #190313019

Reprinted from the "Farmer's Monthly Visitor", Concord, N.H., Dec. 31, 1848, "for William P. Wreden and his friends in the Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs."

In 1848 the discovery of California gold was on everyone's minds, and this article, originally published in New Hampshire in December of 1848, extolloing a "Goldometer", was the perfect choice for a keepsake to be printed by the Grabhorn Press for the Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs.

Scarce in the marketplace, with no copies online as of this writing; no auction records; OCLC locates nine copies.

___DESCRIPTION: Broadside printed in yellow, red and black, text in two columns; elephant folio size (just under 23" by 12 15/16").

___CONDITION: Very good, the broadside is clean and without markings, one horizontal fold presumed to be original for distribution to the members; some overall toning and edgewear mostly at the top edge, including a few creases and one short (one-half inch) closed tear, additional creases at the fold with additional closed tears to such.

___CITATION: Grabhorn Press Bibliography, Miscellany 1957-1966, p. 49.

___POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please inquire for details. Also, please note that due to the large dimensions of this broadside, it will be shipped rolled in a heavy cardboard tube; if flat shipping is desired, please contact us in advance for the shipping cost.

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Price: $200.00