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The Larkin Papers: Personal, Business, and Official Correspondence of Thomas Oliver Larkin, Merchant and United States Consul in California, Edited by George P. Hammond, Cirector of the Bancroft Library

Larkin, Thomas O., edited by George P. Hammond

Published by Published for The Bancroft Library by the University of California Press., Berkeley and Los Angeles
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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10 volumes, plus index, complete. Inscribed by the editor: " To --- ---, fellow Californian & proud of it. With warmest regards, George P. Hammond." Designed by A.R. Tommassini and printed in a limited edition of 1000 copies. Former owner's embossed stamp on each front end paper. The books are in fine condition, a few of the dust wrapper have light chipping at the top of the spines. The set consists of: Volume I, 1822-1842. Published 1951. (Quotes from the dust jacket synopsis for each volume. Touches upon such events as the Graham affair, the establishment of Sutter's Fort, and the coming, in 1841, of the first overland to California parties. 352 pages.Volume II, 1843-1844. 1952. Reflects grown international tension over California. 362 pages. Volume 3, 1845. 1952. Concerns Governor Micheltorens's overthrow and the selection of Pio Pico of Los Angeles as governor. 372 pages. Volume IV, 1845-1846. 1953. Mounting tensions between the newly arrived American immigrants and the Californians.410 pages. Volume V, 1846. 1955. Bear Flag Revolt. 333 pages. Volume VI, 1847. 1959. The quarrel of Stockton,Kearney and Fremont over leadership in California. 361 pages. Volume VII, 1847-1848. 1960. Discovery of gold, heavy immigration from the east. 369 pages. Volume VII, 1848-1851. 1962. Gold Rush and land speculation. 420 pages. Volume IX, 1851-1853. The rise of San Francisco and economic expansion. 320 pages. Volume X, 1854-1858. Economic expansion and the death of Larkin from typhoid. 352 pages. Index. 1968. Compiled by Anne Marie and Everett G. Hager. 80 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 016828

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Title: The Larkin Papers: Personal, Business, and ...

Publisher: Published for The Bancroft Library by the University of California Press., Berkeley and Los Angeles

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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