W/ Phelan's card tipped-in; Small Format Volume. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: How Many Miles from St. Jo?
Publisher: Privately Printed
Publication Date: 1929
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description James D. Phelan, San Francisco, California, 1929. Hardcover. Condition: Used - Very Good. San Francisco: Privately Printed, 1929. Printed by Taylor & Taylor. xii,56 pages, erratum slip. 4 engraved plates of early photographs, facsimile of log page. 8 x 5", cloth spine, marbled paper boards, applied color illustration, dj. Graff, Western Americana 742; Rocq, California Local History 15756. Dj edges chipped, VG/G. Seller Inventory # 65549
Book Description privately printed, 1929. hardback. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. hardback, octavo, printed for James D Phelan and inscribed & signed by him on front free endpaper, burgundy cloth backstrip, paper covered sides, pictorial onlay to upper board, very slightly rubbed at extremities, tightly bound, text unmarked and clean, illustrated, 55pp. Seller Inventory # 214940
Book Description Priv. print. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 8". 52pp. Printed boards with rubbing to the corners. A bit of glue ghosting to the ffep, as a descendant of Phelan has put carbons of letters he had sent (still present). 01/01/29. Seller Inventory # mon0000110385
Book Description Taylor & Taylor, 1929. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. First Edition. Marbled boards with cloth spine. Color pastedown on front cover. Tipped in presentation label with author's name, etc. Deckle cut pages, a clean tight copy with onionskin paper dust wrapper (some splits, chips and yellowing). A rare example showing very little wear. Seller Inventory # 15442
Book Description Privately Printed, San Francisco, 1929. Hardcover. First edition. xii, 56 pp., 4 full page illustrations from photographs, wood-engraved vignette on title page, 1 full-page facsimile of a page of the original manuscript; 8vo, maroon cloth and decorative boards.Presentation slip "With the compliments of James D. Phelan" tipped to front free endpaper, erratum slip tipped-in at colophon. The daily chronicle of an overland forty-niner's trek from Rutland, Vermont, to Sacramento, beginning March 12, 1849 and ending September 2 of the year. Text also includes James Phelan's brief autobiography. Privately published by James D. Phelan (1861-1930), son of the above. James D. Phelan was Mayor of San Francisco (1897-1902) and a US Senator (1915-1921). Printed by Taylor & Taylor. Some wear to corners, else fine. Seller Inventory # 21182