Lot 68: Annals of San Francisco 1855 with maps

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:26

Lot 68: Author: Soul?, Frank, John H. Gihon and James Nisbet Title: The Annals of San Francisco; Containing a Summary of the History of the First Discovery, Settlement, Progress, and Present Condition of California, and a Complete History of all the Important Events Connected with Its Great City: To Which Are Added, Biographical Memoirs of Some Prominent Citizens Place Published: New York Publisher: D. Appleton Date Published: 1855 Description: 824 pp. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings, 4 (of 6) steel-engraved plates (including frontispiece); 2 maps (1 folding). (8vo) 9x5?, original full brown calf decoratively tooled in blind, lettered in gilt on both covers and spine, raised spine bands, all edges gilt. First Edition. A touch of rubbing to spine; faint offset from plates, folding map with repair to stub tear; near fine, quite attractive. Provenance: Alta California Books, 5/71. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $600-900
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