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Pelton, John Cotter [B. 1826]

Published by Bancroft Company, San Francisco, 1893
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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FIRST EDITION. INSCRIBED BY PELTON as follows: "Granville Spurgeon, Esq. / With kindest regards, / good will, and best wishes, / of the author. / J.C. Pelton / Dec. 24, '93". 8vo. 260p. Introduction by Frank M. Pixley [1824-1895]. Frontispiece black and white portrait of Pelton plus various decorative devices. Decorative endpapers. Red cloth with gilt letters and decorations on the front cover and the spine. Howes, p.185. Cowan, p.478. John Cotter Pelton was the founder of public schools in California. Gilt somewhat dulled, spine & front cover heavily spotted, else very good and better with fine frontispiece and no internal markings. No dust jacket. Appendix A consists of an autobiographical narrative and Appendix B is entitled "A Record of Pioneer Public School Work in California As Shown by Official Documents, etc. Granville Spurgeon was one of the earliest settlers in Orange County, Caifornia. Bookseller Inventory # 00075

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Publisher: Bancroft Company, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1893

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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