Huge green hardcover in VG condition: small paper discoloration on second front endpaper, otherwise unmarked, slight to light exterior wear, boards slightly splayed outward. Without DJ. 236 pages, with illustrations. Only slower bookrate/media USA shipment available. [3.7 lbs]. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: John Parrott Consul 1811-1884: Selected ...
Publication Date: 1972
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description LAWTON & ALFRED KENNEDY, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Cover shows minor wear. Former owner's name label on a blank prelim. Pages are clean, text and pictures are intact and unmarred. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001588909
Book Description (Printed for the Compiler), San Francisco, 1972. First edition. Limited edition (although not indicated). Quarto. , iv, 236pp. Frontis portrait, 67 photographic plates (1 double-page folding), 2 folding charts, 3 maps (1 folding). Dark green cloth, gilt lettering. A fine copy. A large, handsome book printed in a limited edition by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy. A documentary biography of a pioneer San Francisco merchant and banker, with extensive first-hand commentaries on the Mexican War, the Gold Rush, and the early years of California statehood. John Parrott (1811-84) was a Virginia-born financier. He was the U.S. Consul at Mazatlan from 1838-50. He resigned his post to avail himself of the opportunities presented by Gold Rush-era California. He moved to San Francisco where he made a fortune in shipping, banking, and mercantile ventures until his death in 1884. Bookseller Inventory # 1761