Lot 219 of 613:
George Wharton James inscribed to Josephine Clifford McCracken  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
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Title:
In and Out of the Old Missions of California: an Historical and Pictorial Account of the Franciscan Missions - inscribed to Josephine Clifford McCracken

Author:
James, George Wharton

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Little, Brown, & Company

Date:
1907

Description:

With 142 illustrations from photographs. (8vo), original green cloth stamped in gilt. 

Inscribed by James on the half-title to California author Josephine Clifford McCracken: "To my dear 'Aunt Jo', Mrs. Josephine Clifford McCracken, one of the 'old guard' of the best in California literature, with the cordial regards of her sincere and affectionate friend, George Wharton James, July 1908." McCracken was a California writer and journalist, a contemporary of Bret Harte, John Muir, Ina Coolbrith and Joaquin Miller, and an environmentalist.


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Condition:
Light wear and a bit of staining to cloth, rubbing to extremities; toning to endpapers; very good.


 
Item number:
288209
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