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California 1847-1852, Waters, Willard

Author Name    Waters, Willard

Title   California 1847-1852

Binding   Decorative Boards

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   Second Edition

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   San Marino, CA The Huntington Library 1956

Illustrator   Hutton, William Rich

Seller ID   006611

First published in 1942, printed at the Grabhorn Press. For this second edition the text and captions are reproduced from the first edition. Half-tone negatives were prepared from photographs of Hutton's original drawings. Printed and bound in California. Oblong, 8.5 x 11 inches. Dark green linen-like buckram spine with gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. The boards bound in a handsome marbled paper. The binding is very clean; gently bumped and abraded corners. The text block is firmly bound in and the hinges are strong. With frontispiece, an introduction by Willard Waters, and with LVI full-page plates. Colophon page and rear FEP with minor vertical semi-crease. Else the book is quite clean. Gently read. A Very Good copy.

American Art, California art, Californiana

Price = 35.00 USD


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