Title: Literary Industries
Publisher: The History Company, Publishers, San Francisco
Publication Date: 1890
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Full publisher's speckled tan calf. Black title labels. Some soiling to the leather, but unworn, hinges strong and tight, etc. Bancroft's story of his collecting, book selling, writing and publishing career. 808 pages, including index. Norris Collection Catalog, no. 186: "Original edition, not to be confused with the abridged reprint of 1891. A fascinating account of the historian, bookseller and bibliographer. The student and collector of California history who does not read this admirable work misses a perspective of Californiana book-collecting hardly to be gained otherwise." Volume 39, the last, of Bancroft's Works. Bookseller Inventory # 7179
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