ZAUNER, P: Sacramento and the California Delta: A Mini History

Book cover. Sacramento and the California Delta: A Mini HistoryZauner, Phyllis. Sacramento and the California Delta: A Mini History. Zanel Publications, 1979. Unmarked. Worn around the edges. Price sticker on front cover and a “Roaring Camp” price sticker on back. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30566) $12.00

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Illustrations by Neva Roberts. Maps and photographs. Sacramento history from John Sutter into the twentieth century. Topics include the Railroad Museum, the architecture, the Delta, and more. 60p.

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CROSLEY, ME: California’s Mother Lode: A Pictorial History

California's Mother Lode: A Pictorial History, book coverCrosley, Mary Edith. California’s Mother Lode: A Pictorial History. Crosley, 1959. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30194) $12.00

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In the United States, Mother Lode is most famously the name given to a long alignment of hard-rock gold deposits stretching northwest-southeast in the Sierra Nevada of California. It was discovered in the early 1850s, during the California gold rush.

Photographs and maps with descriptive text. 46p.

Lain in reprint “Gold: King of Metals” from the 1965 issue of Reader’s Digest.

BEEBE, L: Legends of the Comstock Lode

Beebe, Lucius; Clegg, Charles. Legends of the Comstock Lode. Stanford University Press, 1956. Unmarked. Good. Paperback. (#29983) $12.00

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Drawings, photographs, maps. Supplementary reading material. Index. 86p.

The Comstock Lode is a lode of silver ore located under the eastern slope of Mount Davidson, a peak in the Virginia Range in Nevada. It was the first major discovery of silver ore in the United States, and named after American miner Henry Comstock.