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    Two Rare Illustrated Gold Rush Titles by Alonzo Delano

    [Gold Rush]. [Alonzo Delano]. Two Illustrated Gold Rush Titles. Including: Pen Knife Sketches; or, Chips of the Old Block. A Series of Original Illustrated Letters... Sacramento: Published at the Union Office, 1853. First edition. Octavo. 112 pages. With twenty-four full-page illustrations and two vignettes by Charles Nahl (not reckoned within pagination). Bound in modern full red cloth, spine ruled in gilt, brown morocco gilt lettering label. Text soiled and foxed, one plate repaired. Very good. [Together With:] Another Copy. Disbound, some leaves missing. [Together With:] Old Block's Sketch-Book; or, Tales of California Life. Sacramento: James Anthony & Co., 1856. First edition. Octavo. [vi], 79, [1, blank] pages. With fourteen (of fifteen) full-page illustrations by Charles Nahl (not reckoned within pagination). Missing plate present in facsimile. Bound in modern full rust cloth, red gilt morocco lettering label. Text toned and soiled. Very good. From the collection of Zita Books.
    Hamilton 1110 and 1112. Zamorano 80, 29 (Old Block's). Streeter, 2800 (Old Block's; Pen Knife not in Streeter).


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