Lot 188 of 541:
Simpson's Narrative of a Voyage to California Ports  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$150 - $250

Title:
Narrative of a Voyage to California Ports in 1841-42, Together with Voyages to Sitka, the Sandwich Islands & Okhotsk; To Which are Added Sketches of Journeys across America, Asia, & Europe: From the Narrative of a Voyage Round the World
Author:
Simpson, George
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
Thomas C. Russell
Date:
1930
Description:

xxxii, 232 pp. Illustrated with 2 portraits of the author with tissue-guards; facsimiles of the title pages of the first edition and part of a holograph report (double-page) by Simpson; folding facsimile map. (8vo) tan cloth-backed blue boards, paper spine label, dust jacket. No. 90 of 250 copies.

Signed in Thomas Russell's name at the limitation. Fine printing of the California-related portions of George Simpson's "An Overland Journey Around the World," London, 1847. Howes S495.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Evidence of labels removed from jacket and cloth spine but no internal institutional markings. Light wear, bookplates; very good.
 
Item number:
270962a
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