Lot 74: Author: N/A; Title: A Memorial and Biographical History of the Counties of Merced, Stanislaus, Calaveras, Tuolumne and Mariposa, California; Place Published: Chicago; Publisher: Lewis Publishing Co.; Date Published: 1892; Description: 408 pp. Illustrated with a few collotype plates from photographs; 2 photo-engraved portrait plates. (4to) 29x21 cm (11 ¼x8½"), original full brown embossed morocco lettered in gilt, spine decorated in gilt, gilt inner dentelles, gilt-floral endpapers. First EditionHistory of the counties containing the Yosemite Valley and the Big Tree groves, as well as other natural wonders. Rocq 5731 Condition: Moderate wear and soilng to boards, rubbing at extremities, small bump at top of friont cover, front joint cracked; hinges cracked, some reapir work with cloth tape, scattered light foxing and slight browning to page edges; very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories
Thursday, 28th January 2016
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