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    Satirical Gold Rush Almanac. This disbound copy of "Elton's Californian Comic All-My-Nack 1850" was published by Elton in New York towards the end of 1849, just a year after gold was discovered in California. The happy prospector on the cover clutches two sacks of gold coins. The complete almanac is full of cartoons that deal with the rush to the gold fields. Towards the end of the booklet, we are treated to the story of: "Mose Keyser. The Bowery Bully's Trip to the Californian Gold Mines." The overall condition is very fine.

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    December, 2012
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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