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CALIFORNIA ANTHOLOGY: Or, Striking Thoughts on Many Themes, Carefully Selected from California Writers and Speakers

Shuck, Oscar T., editor

Published by Press of Barry & Baird, San Francisco, 1880
From Chanticleer Books, ABAA (Santa Rosa, CA, U.S.A.)

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Original burgundy cloth with title and cover ornament in gilt, octavo, 471 pp. Anthology represents more than 100 contributors, including H. H. Bancroft, Ina Coolbrith, Bret Harte, Charles Warren Stoddard, John C. Fremont, Leland Stanford, et al. This the copy of Dr. Enoch H. Pardee (1929-1896), Republican mayor of Oakland (1876-78), he also served in both the State Senate and House of Representatives. His son George Pardee was also an Oakland mayor (1893-95) before becoming California's first native-born governor in 1902. Signed in pencil on front free endpaper "E. H. Pardee, MD, Oakland California, 1880" Bumping to lower corners, some wear to spine ends, crease and short tear to title page and facing blank leaf, still quite clean and presentable and near very good. Bookseller Inventory # 19268

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Title: CALIFORNIA ANTHOLOGY: Or, Striking Thoughts ...

Publisher: Press of Barry & Baird, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1880

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition

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