Lot 191 of 253:
Heraldry of New Helvetia w/binding sample copy  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$156
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Heraldry of New Helvetia: With Thirty-two Cattle Brands and Ear Marks Reproduced from the Original Certificates Issued at Sutter's Fort

Author:
Hall, Caroll D.

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Book Club of California

Date:
1945

Description:

Illustrated with 32 facsimile cattle brand certificates. (8vo) 26.4x17.3 cm. (10½x7"), half calf and cloth, stamped brand on front, blue-lettered spine, acetate jacket. One of 250 copies printed by The L-D Allen Press.

Also included is a binding sample of the volume, with an identical binding as the regular edition, but the spine title reads "California Cattle Brands," and the interior leaves are blank. The binding sample with the bookplate of D. Steven Corey. "...a book on an important and little known phase of early California...one of the Club's publications most difficult to find." (Magee). Adams Herd 971; BCC 62.


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Condition:
Light wear to binding with some rubbing to calf; hinges starting, some toning to endpapers; very good.


 
Item number:
283942
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