Title THE OVERLAND MONTHLY, VOL. XII, NO. 74, SECOND SERIES. FEBRUARY, 1889.
Publisher San Francisco: The Overland Monthly Company, 1889.
Seller ID 201
Sm. 4to. Bound in tan printed wrappers. Some chipping to head and foot of spine. Small amount of soiling and edgewear. Very good.Article, "Hydraulic Mining Illustrated" [pp. 113-122] features sketches of mining machinery and processes as well as a thorough explanation of how they were employed. Founded by Bret Harte in 1868, The Overland Monthly aspired to be like Atlantic Magazine. Though it ceased publication in 1875, it returned in January 1883, labelled "Second Series," and was published until July, 1935. Early work written by Ambrose Bierce, Mark Twain, Jack London, and Edwin Markham was published in the journal. Each month the magazine featured profiles of places like Monterey, Fresno, Santa Rosa, Mt. Shasta, San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco along with stories of pioneers or those who had been in the gold mining camps. With book reviews and many pages of illustrated advertisements.