A Paper Upon California; Read before the Maryland Historical Society.

A Paper Upon California; Read before the Maryland Historical Society.
click image to zoom

Baltimore: Printed for the Society by John D. Toy, 1849. 8vo, 32 pp. Original printed wrappers, stab sewn binding, backstrip a bit chipped. Extremities of wrappers a little browned, internally clean. Signed by Moses Sheppard on the top wrapper. Very good. A fascinating pamphlet printed just one year after the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, outlining the history, geography, mineral wealth, demographic structure and future prospects for the United States’s newest acquisition. Moses Sheppard the Baltimore businessman and philanthropist who founded the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Psychiatic Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Cowan 265. Sabin 30481. Howes H-227. (Item Id: 105100)

Buy Now

All items are guaranteed as described but may be returned for any reason for resale for a full refund within 10 days of receipt only if packed, shipped, and insured as received. Payment in US dollars drawn on a US bank, including state and local taxes as applicable, is expected upon receipt unless otherwise agreed. Institutions may receive deferred billing and duplicates will be considered for credit. References or advance payment may be requested of anyone ordering for the first time. All sold items remain the property of John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller until paid for in full. Postage is extra and will be via UPS or USPS unless otherwise requested.

PayPal is the prefered payment method but Visa, MasterCard, and American Express are also gladly accepted: if paying by credit card please be sure to read and understand the descriptions of the books you are ordering, as substantial charges can be assessed on returns for which the buyer is responsible. Please also note that under standard terms of business, title does not pass to the purchaser until the purchase price has been paid in full.

ILAB dealers only may deduct their reciprocal discount, provided the account is paid in full within 30 days; thereafter the price is net.