1929. San Francisco: John Howell, 1929.
Thick large 8vo, xxxii, 422 pp., including the appendix, bibliography, and index. Illustrated with numerous plates of facsimile letters, reproductions of engravings, photographs, etc., folding facsimile of the California Star, March 15, 1848 (1st Local mention of gold discovery). Bespoke de luxe binding by Root and Son (signed) of crushed blue morocco extra, covers and backstrip richly gilt, gilt edges, slipcase, in perfect condition.
§ Superb copy, suitable as a fine gift, of a classic work of local history first published in 1889 as "Sixty Years in California", which includes textual additions and numerous new illustrations and facsimiles. The original cloth binding is preserved at the back along with a contemporary review and other ephemera. Adams Herd 659. Cowan p.160. Graff 1010. Howes D136. Zamorano Eighty #27. Item #122728