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L’Illustration, Journal Universel


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Paris: Journal Universel, 1871. in plastic sleeve. Fine. Approximately 14-1/2 x 10-1/2. One page with two hand coloured engravings “Les Mines de Bullonia (Californe) - Campement de Mineurs dans la vallee de Bullonia” [The Mines of Bullonia, California - Mining camp in the valley of Bullonia] and “Ouvriers mineurs travaillant aux placers” [Miners digging and panning for gold]. These two engravings are hand coloured and very charming. The accompanying article says “It is not the land, it is the gold -thus exclaimed Francis Drake in the previous century, when he visited California the first time.” In addition there is a chess problem and a rebus to solve!.

Book Details

Bookseller:
Randall House Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #:
8709
Title:
L’Illustration, Journal Universel
Format/binding:
In plastic sleeve
Book condition:
Fine
Publisher:
Journal Universel
Place:
Paris
Date published:
1871
Keywords:
western americana, california, gold rush,
Size:
Approximately 14-1/2 x 10-1/2

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