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3 volumes from the Early California Travel Series  

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Three Volumes of the Early California Travel Series Published by Glen Dawson


Los Angeles

Glen Dawson

Various dates



  • Meadows, Don. Baja California 1533-1950: A Biblio-History. (12mo) 18x12.5 cm (7x5"), patterned boards. Inscribed by the author at limitation: "To the Smiths with all good wishes, Don Meadows. XI-8-1955." Originally printed in 1951, this is a keepsake edition from a conference held at Occidental College in 1954. Some wear to boards; near fine. 1954.
  • Ruschenberger, W.S.W. Sketches in California 1836. Introduction by John H. Kemble. (12mo) 18x12.5 cm (7x5"), cloth-backed boards. One of 210 copies. Slight wear to boards, rubbing to extremities; near fine. 1953. First Edition.
  • Northwest Coast of America & California: 1832, Letters From Fort Ross, Monterey, San Pedro and Santa Barbara, by an Intelligent Bostonian.  (12mo) 15x11 cm (6x4½"), cloth-backed patterned boards, paper spine label. One of 180 copies printed at the Plantin Press. Slight wear and soiling to boards, spine label peeling a bit at one corner; near fine. 1959. First Edition.

Three titles from the 50 volume set of the Early California Travel Series, an important set of travel narratives from early to contemporary times, providing a wealth of great source material.

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