South Africa: Purnell, 1973. Paperback. 7 x 9, 24 pgs, b&w and color photos. Mostly photos and a short history of gold mining in South Africa.
Gold Panning & Treasure Hunting
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'Sellanraa,' Dunwoody, GA: Norm S. Berg, 1965. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 77 pgs, b&w illustrations by Hugh Cabot, III. A 20th century novel set in the southwest, of a Hispanic man who let's the discovery of a large nugget of gold take over his live as he pursues the "mother lode"
Silverthorne, CO: Alpenrose Press, 1980. Paperback. 6 x 9, 336 pgs, b&w historical photos and maps. A lively look at Summit County's colorful gold rush past. Signed.
San Francisco: Department of Natural Resources, 1948. Hardcover. 11 x 8 1/2, 164 pgs, lots of b&w and color photos and maps. Photos and maps of Highway 49, 277 miles in length, along with articles written by ten different authors on the natural history of this stretch.
Encino, CA: Quest Publishing, 1991. Paperback. 8 1/2 x 11, 64 pgs, b&w illustrations. Comprehensive listing of signs and symbols found when treasure hunting, and what they mean.
British Columbia: Heritage House Publishing, 1998. First edition. Paperback. 8 1/2 x 11, 96 pgs, b&w historical photos. Photos and a narrative of entertaining anecdotes about British Columbia's gold-rush era and the different trails that led inland to the mother lodes of the Cariboo.
Kempton, IL: Adventures Unlimited Press, 1968. Third printing. Paperback. 6 x 9, 240 pgs, index, reading sources, b&w illustrations. Gives the locations of well over 100 "fabulous fortunes" waiting to be found in the ore-rich Southwest. "Finders Keepers!" A section of pages all loose from the binding but all are...
Berkeley: Creative Arts Book Co., 1998. First edition. Paperback. 6 x 9, 291 pgs, b&w photos. Gives the reader a fresh look at the lives of many famous authors who lived in San Francisco and the surrounding area. It also portrays the development of the city from a Gold Rush...
Published/Printed by the author, 1988. First printing. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 44 pgs, b&w illustrations, bibliography. Interesting compilation of symbols ans signs found on treasure maps, and their meanings.
Menlo Park, CA: Lane Publishing, 1960. Reprint. Paperback. 8 x 11, 102 pgs, b&w photos and maps. History, lore, travel and much more. Foreword by Oscar Lewis.
LaCrosse, WI: Specialty Publishing Company, 1985. First printing. Paperback. 8 1/2 x 11, 110 pgs, b&w maps. A complete state map guide to lost, buried and sunken treasure. Previous owner's name and date written on cover.
Salt Lake City, UT: Dream Garden Press, 1989. First edition. Paperback. 8 1/2 x 11, 152 pgs, index, b&w historical photos. Previous owner's name and date on front cover. All about western stagecoaching plus true stories of stage drivers, shotgun guards and road agents, tales of holdups, posses, shoot-outs and...