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Title California as it is and as it may be; or, A guide to the gold region
Author Wierzbicki, Felix Paul
Date 1849
Document Type Rare Book
Region California
Places San Francisco, Sacramento
Keywords mining, coal, iron, gold rush, prospecting, hardware stores, equipment, citrus fruit, sheep, farming, railroads, overland trail, law and order, slavery, Spain, Mexico, towns
Theme Mining and the Gold Rush; Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements; Agricultural Development, Landscape and the Environment; Railroads, Transportation and Urban History
Publisher Washington Bartlett
Place of Publication San Francisco
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "First California-printed English book of original nature; this renders it the most important and prized of all books printed there, with the possible exception of Figueroa's 'Manifesto'."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 4650
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue