Lot 151 of 253:
First Edition of Cowan's Bibliography of California 1914  

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Title:
A Bibliography of the History of California and the Pacific West, 1510-1906. Together with the Text of John W. Dwinelle's Address on the Acquisition of California by the United States of America
Author:
Cowan, Robert Ernest
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
Book Club of California
Date:
1914
Description:

(4to) original linen-backed boards, paper spine label. No. 157 of 250 copies printed by Taylor, Nash & Taylor. First Edition.

The first edition of Cowan's landmark bibliography, and the first publication of the Book Club of California. The Zamorano Eighty notes Cowan as "for many years the greatest authority on the bibliography of California." With the decorative bookplate of Irvin L. Edelstein. BCC 1; Zamorano Eighty 23.

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Condition:
Light wear, fading, and some faint staining to binding, minor chipping to spine label; interior solid; very good.
 
Item number:
283830
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