Diseños of California Ranchos. Maps of 37 Land Grants 1822-1846.
San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1964. Folio, unpaginated, with 37 color folding plates of the land maps. Original quarter brown cloth, patterend baords, printed label, plain white dust-wrapper. As new. Limited to 400 copies printed at the Grabhorn Press; the definitive study of the original petitions for land in California presented to the Mexican governor and later in the possession of the US District Court, San Francisco. An important reference work, beautifully printed, illustrated, and bound. A second volume was issued some years later.
(Item Id: 110618)