On the Ambitious Projects of Russia... In Regards to North West America, with Particular Reference to New Albion & New California. By an Englishman.

San Francisco: Lewis and Dorothy Allen Press for The Book Club of California, 1955. 8vo, 79 pp. Frontispiece map, running decorative border in red Cyrillic characters. Original gray-blue boards with white parchment back, title in red on back, Russian characters in red on covers. As issued. Limited to 350 copies. Magee: "Reprinted from the only recorded copy in the Bancroft Library. The author is unknown. The book is an appeal to the British Government to extend her settlements in the Pacific Northwest to forestall the Russians. Aside from this, the author gives an interesting picture of the San Francisco Bay area in the early eighteen-hundreds." Zamorano Select 82A. Item #105817

Price: $150.00

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