Lot 49 of 739:
Peter Burnett Recollections of an Old Pioneer  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Recollections and Opinions of an Old Pioneer

Author:
Burnett, Peter H.

Place:
New York

Publisher:
D. Appleton and Company

Date:
1880

Description:

xiii, [1] 448 + [6] ad pp. (8vo) 19.8x13 cm (7¾x5"), original blue cloth decorated and lettered in gilt and black. First Edition.

"This volume is important since it is the reminiscences of the first governor of California, but even more since it is the record of an early Oregonian who forsook the territory to which he had emigrated from Missouri and joined the gold rush to California in 1848" - Zamorano. Previous owner's brand on foot. Name, residence, and date with two signature chops on front free endpaper. Bookstore label to rear pastedown.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Fraying at spine ends, rubbing to edges and corners, light soiling to boards; hinges starting, small chip to front free endpaper, toning to edges; very good.


 
Item number:
298564
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