Edinburgh. 1853. 279pp. plus folding table and 8pp. of advertisements. Half title. Original cloth, rebacked, leather label. Some minor edge chipping, split at folds of table, paper somewhat brittle. Good. Item #WRCAM20120
A presentation copy, inscribed on the half title: "The Revd. John Porter with Kind regards of Pat. J. Stirling." An overview of the economic consequences of the gold discoveries and the flood of bullion entering the world markets, including specific accounts of conditions in California and Australia. HOWES S1013. COWAN, p.616. FERGUSON 16282. KURUTZ 606. SABIN 91851.