Thick 4to, full black leather with gilt titles to front cover and spine, all edges gilt, gilt patterned end-papers. (6), 19-27, vii, (33) - 1418pp., numerous portraits (some steel engravings). Copyright states 1902. "An Historical Story of the State's Marvelous Growth from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Containing Biographies of Well-Known Citizens of the Past and Present." Spine expertly restored, gilt lettering bright, text very clean. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: History of the State of California and ...
Publisher: The Chapman Publishing Co., Chicago: 1904.
Book Description Chapman Publishing Co., Chicago, 1904. Hard Cover. Condition: Poor condtion. 1st Edition. 1500 pp., 4to; brown leather lettered in gilt; portrait photographs. Joints cracked; backstrip glued down; edges rubbed. Hinges are strong, interior clean. Seller Inventory # 5912