Lot 14: Colonial History of San Francisco 1866

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:16

Lot 14: Author: Dwinelle, John W. Title: The Colonial History of the City of San Francisco: Being a Narrative Argument in the Circuit Court of the United States for the State of California, for Four Square Leagues of Land Claimed by that City and Confirmed to It By That Court Place Published: San Francisco Publisher: Printed by Town & Bacon, Book & Job Printers Date Published: 1866 Description: xlv, [1], 34, 106, 365, [1], 363*-369*, [2], 368-391 pp. Errata leaves inserted after pages iv and 34; addenda slips tipped-in at pages xlv and 365. With 3 lithograph plates including frontispiece, 2 maps, one single page, & one double page with hand-coloring. (8vo) 22x14 cm. (8?x5?"), original half green morocco and marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine. Third Edition, Second Issue. Joints and edges lightly worn, small pull to leather along front joint; occasional light foxing; else a near fine copy of this scarce history. Provenance: PBA, 8/9/07. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $2000-3000
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