The Gold-seeker's Manual

By: Ansted, David T. M.A. F.R.S.

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Original green cloth, small snag on bottom of spine, original paper title labels on front cover and spine, 172 pages + 6 pages of ads, signed, "from the author" on the front fly-leaf. This is the 2nd edition of the same year with an additional 76 pages of material not in the first printing. Chapters on; The Gold district of California, The Geology of California, The geological position of gold in various rocks, The mineralogical and other characteristics of gold, and the modes of distinguishing it when found, The washing and other mechanical treatment of alluvial gold, Probable influence of the gold of California on the commercial value of gold, and The prospects of California as a gold-producing country. Howes A286.

Title: The Gold-seeker's Manual

Author Name: Ansted, David T. M.A. F.R.S.

Categories: Travel & Exploration,

Publisher: London, John Van Voorst: 1849

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 015088

Keywords: California, gold rush, mining, travel