A very good+ or better copy in a Vg. dj. (Moderate sized chips at spine ends & rear corner of back panel of dj. Dj. somewhat age toned, while remaining perfectly readable) The story of Sam Brannan and the first Morman contingent in San Francisco. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE FIRST FORTY-NINER.
Publisher: MINTON, BALCH & COMPANY. 1925
Publication Date: 1925
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Minton, Balch & Company, New York, 1925. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, original marbled paper boards with brown cloth spine titled in black. 127 pp. Frontispiece and 5 additional full-page black & white plates. A very good clean copy. Biography of Sam Brannan, who arrived in San Francisco with a party of Mormons in 1846. Early San Francisco and Gold Rush history. Seller Inventory # 303337
Book Description New York, Minton, Balch & Company, 1925., 1925. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First edition. 8vo. Frontispiece portrait of Sam Brannan; 5 other illustrations. Original 1/2 tan cloth over gray boards. Very good. 127 pages. No dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 302033
Book Description 1925. SCHERER, James A.B. THE FIRST FORTY-NINER AND THE STORY OF THE GOLDEN TEA-CADDY. NY: Minton, Balch & Company, 1925. Small 8vo., cloth & boards in dust jacket. First Edition. A story of gold and the magic of gold- a birth of a city, and the incredible career of Sam Brannan, one of those adventurers who wrought the Golden Age of California. Signed presentation from Scherer in the half-title page: "For my friend Mr. Boardman, With sincere regards, James A.B. Scherer. Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, Febuary 25, 1926." Boardman was once president of the club. Very Good; one-inch, v-shaped chip to lower edge of front panel d/j. $275.00. Seller Inventory # 896