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Davis, Ellis A.)

Published by Ellis A. Davis, Oakland, 1911
From Chanticleer Books, ABAA (Kenwood, CA, U.S.A.)

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Original black leatherette cloth with gilt titles, folio (11 x 15 inches), eccentrically paginated, about 400 pp overall. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, maps, including maps of Oakland, San Francisco, Sacramento, and large folding maps printed in colors of California, Arizona, and Utah. Most of the book is devoted to California. A general atlas of the United States is part of this work. A wealth of photos of commercial and agriculture centers of California and the western states. Maps produced by George F. Cram, Chicago. Folding maps are not noted in contents list. First half of text consists of biographies. Cowan vol. iv, #129 (p.841). Covers quite clean and unworn, scattered foxing to contents, large folding map of California laid in loose and with some darkening and tears. Bookseller Inventory # 17237

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Publisher: Ellis A. Davis, Oakland

Publication Date: 1911

Binding: Hardcover

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We had our open bookshop in the town of Sonoma for a total of 17 years, including 9 years at our East Napa St. location, however, as of April 13, 2013 we have closed our doors. Our business is now conducted online, by appointment, and at the approximately 8 antiquarian bookfairs at which we exhibit annually. Chanticleer Books is a sole-proprietorship owned and operated by Steve Blackmer, a full-time bookseller since 1985 and member of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America (ABAA) since 1998.

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