Lot 12 of 541:
Gertrude Atherton Splendid Idle Forties  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$144
Estimate:
$150 - $250

Title:
The Splendid Idle Forties: Stories of Old California
Author:
Atherton, Gertrude
Place:
New York
Publisher:
The Macmillan Company
Date:
1902
Description:

vii, [3], 389 pp. Illustrated with 8 plates by Harrison Fisher. Original decorative cloth with gilt design and spine. First Edition.

"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
Condition:
Light wear to cloth; very good.
 
Item number:
270960a
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