Lot 12: The Splendid Idle Forties, Atherton
Author: Atherton, Gertrude; Title: The Splendid Idle Forties: Stories of Old California; Place Published: New York; Publisher:The Macmillan Company; Date Published: 1902; Description: vii, , 389 pp. Illustrated with 8 plates by Harrison Fisher. Original decorative cloth with gilt design and spine. First Edition."Perhaps the best known collection of stories of that romantic period of California history when the incoming Americans were first intermingling with the Californians of rancho and presidio..." - Zamorano. Cowan p.23; Zamorano Eighty 1. ; Condition: Some wear to cloth, rubbing at extremities, slight corner bumps and fraying at corners and head and heel of spine; previous owner's name on front free endpaper; very good.
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