Lot 11 of 576:
Splendid Idle Forties, Atherton  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
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The Splendid Idle Forties: Stories of Old California
Atherton, Gertrude
New York
Frederick A. Stokes Company

vii, 389 pp. (8vo) original decorative red cloth with dust jacket.

"Perhaps the best known collection of stories of that romantic period of California history when the incoming Americans were first intermingling with the Californians of rancho and presidio..." - Zamorano. Cowan p.23; Zamorano Eighty 1.

Lot Amendments
Some wear and soiling to jacket, chips and small tears to jacket edges, and at head and heel of spine, damp stains on jacket spine; slight rubbing to edges of cloth, slight corner bumps, a spot of discoloration on spine; very good.
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