Heraldry of New Helvetia. With Thirty-Two Cattle Brands And Ear Marks Reproduced From The Original Certificates Issued At Sutters Fort 1845 To 1848.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1945. 4to., 91pp., illustrations of the brands throughout. Quarter leather, cloth boards with Sutters Brand on front cover. Backstrip faded and a bit rubbed but a very good copy overall. Limited to 250 copies, printed at The Allen Press for the Book Club of California. The first of seven titles printed for the Book Club of California as well as the first book submitted by the Allen Press and selected as one of the 'Fifty Books of the Year' by the AIGA. The plates show images from the manuscript brand book of Johann Sutter, with notes on the owners of the brands. Allen Press Bibliography, #4.
(Item Id: 106700)