Haraszthy at the Mint - Famous Californian Trials, Volume 10 -
1975 - Printed by Richard J. Hoffman, Los Angeles - First edition, limited to 300 copies
Agoston Haraszthy, the ‘father of Californian wine’, best known for his pioneering work in the vineyards of Sonoma, was indicted in 1857 for alleged embezzlement of gold from the San Francisco Mint. He was acquitted of all charges after a four year trial. This is the story of this early adventure in Haraszthy’s colourful and fascinating life.
With 10 illustrations, and the the original advertisement/flier loosely inserted.