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Old Monterey: California's Adobe Capital

Powers, Laura Bride

Published by San Carlos Press, San Francisco, 1934
Condition: VG- Hardcover
From K. L. Givens Books (Bella Vista, AR, U.S.A.)

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Book is bound in red cloth-covered boards black titles and black illustration on front. Light edgewear and soil spots. Former owner's inscription on endpage. Dust jacket has edgewear, chipping and soiling. 299pp., index, bibliography, black and white photos, map endpages. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR front end page. From discovery of the bay by Cabrillo in 1542, the story runs through the founding and development of the Mission and Presidio in 1770; the secularization and dismemberment of the Mission lands under California's "First Racketeers"; the American Occupation; and the colorful life of the Old Capital until the cry of "Gold!" carried its power to the north. Bookseller Inventory # 005662

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Title: Old Monterey: California's Adobe Capital

Publisher: San Carlos Press, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1934

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:VG-

Dust Jacket Condition: G+

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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