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Life in California During a Residence of Several Years in that Territory,

Robinson, Alfred

Published by Wiley & Putnam, New York, 1846
Condition: Good Hardcover
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First edition in original publisher's embossed full cloth, gilt spine title. 12mo. xii, [2], 341, [1 blank] pages, including Boscano's account "Chinigchinich" of Native peoples as issued. Complete with 9 tinted lithographic plates, most are of early mission settlements. An extreme rarity and important work on California. As number 65 within the Zamorano 80 they note this title as the "first English book on California written by a residence of the province." Early Newbegin's Bookstore SF dealer description tipped at top corner to front free endpage. Some chips to the spine, with tape repairs to head and foot, corners rubbed. Plates with some spoting and browning, mostly to margins. Text has foxing and browning, light in most leaves although heavy on some. Uncommon. Howes R363; Sabin 10031; Zamorano 80: 65. Bookseller Inventory # 001523

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Title: Life in California During a Residence of ...

Publisher: Wiley & Putnam, New York

Publication Date: 1846

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition.

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