Lot 335 of 703:
Annals of San Francisco 1855  

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The Annals of San Francisco; Containing a Summary of the History of the First Discovery, Settlement, Progress, and Present Condition of California...

Soulé, Frank, John H. Gihon and James Nisbet

New York

D. Appleton and Company



824 pp. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings, 6 steel-engraved plates (including frontispiece); 2 maps (1 folding). (8vo) 22.5x14 cm (9x6"), original full brown morocco y tooled in blind, lettered in gilt on both covers and spine, raised spine bands, all edges gilt. First Edition.

The two included maps are: "Map of San Francisco" (9.5x12.3 cm); and "General Map Showing the Countries Explored & Surveyed by the United States & Mexican Boundary Commission in the years 1850, 51, 52 & 53, under the direction of John R. Bartlett. U.S. Commissioner" (38.7x49 cm). This latter is a significant map of the American west and northern Mexico, with much detail in the regions newly wrested from the Mexican Republic. Kurutz 594; Cowan p.601; Graff 3901; Howes S769; Sabin 87268; Zamorano 80 #70.

Lot Amendments

Some wear and rubbing to binding; hinges starting, folding map with some closed tears at folds, tape repairs to one large closed tear, foxing to preliminary pages including title, some offsetting; overall very good.

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