Yuba SF Calif. Manufacturing Gold Platinum Tin Mining 1927 pictorial trade bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 20th Century Books, Americana, Illustrated Books, Mining, Gold, Platinum, Tin).
Gold Dredges - The Part Played by the Yuba Manufacturing Company in the Great Romance of Dredging for Placer Gold, Platinum and Tin, by Samuel P. Johnston.
Published 1927, San Francisco, California by Yuba Manufacturing Company of Marysville & San Francisco.
44 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with photographic images.
Rare early 20th century company promotional which is essentially a trade catalogue.
Publisher's 1/2 leather binding, gilt title lettering, paper covered boards.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding well age worn, leather dried and well scuffed and rubbed/ worn, joints are cracked but covers remain well attached, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 12 1/2" H x 9 1/2" W.