Lot 292 of 541:
Frignet's Californie with map 1867  

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Title:
La Californie: Histoire des Progrès de l'un des États-Unis d'Amérique et des Institutions qui font sa Prospérité
Author:
Frignet, Ernest
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Schlesinger Frères
Date:
1867
Description:

[2], xxvi, 479 pp. With folding engraved map. (8vo) 23x14.3 cm ( 9x5¾"), original printed wrappers; custom slipcase & chemise. Second Edition.

Published one year after the first edition, which did not contain the map. The map, which includes Nevada in addition to California, measures 38x31.5 cm. Cowan declares that "Of the numerous works upon California, this is one of the best and most complete of that period."

Provenance: Heaston, 6/02

References: Cowan (I), p. 92; Howes F385; Rocq 16868 (1st ed.); Sabin 25969.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some rubbing and darkening to wrappers, repacked with plain paper; map detached, with some darkening; very good.
 
Item number:
271259a
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