Lot 35: Debates in the Convention of California 1849

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:46:04

Lot 35: Author: Browne, J. Ross; Title: Report of the Debates in the Convention of California, on the Formation of the State Constitution, in September and October, 1849; Place Published: Washington; Publisher: John T. Towers; Date Published: 1850; Description: 479, xlvi, [1] pp. (8vo) original sheep with modern rebacking. First Edition.Account of the proceedings of the convention, held at Colton Hall in Monterey, which debated and adopted the California Constitution; also, the proclamation of Governor Riley recommending a plan of territorial government, a list of the delegates, a translation of the Mexican laws still in effect, etc. Cowan p.26; Sabin 8661; Zamorano Eighty 11. Condition: Some edge wear; foxing; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $150-250
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