Sacramento: Treasures from the State Library on display

From Daily News

“The rarest of the rare from the State Library’s vault are available for public viewing at a new year-long exhibit at the California Capitol Museum, which opened May 28.This is a unique opportunity to view these important pieces of California’s story. The exhibit runs through April 23, 2017. The museum, in the State Capitol, is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Among the treasures: Original drawings from Audubon’s The Birds of America; California’s first newspaper, Californian, from 1846; map of California as an island circa 1615-1675; first edition volumes of The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, White Fang by Jack London, and Moby Dick by Herman Melville; James Marshall’s hand-drawn maps of his discovery of gold in the Coloma Valley; an American Dictionary of the English Language, by Noah Webster from 1828 and an original painting of the city of Sacramento from 1849 by George A. Frost.”

http://www.redbluffdailynews.com/article/ND/20160603/NEWS/160609940

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