Lot 63 of 431:
Scarce Placer County promotional, 1887  

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Title:
Placer County, California (wrapper title)
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Place:
[Auburn? Calif.]
Publisher:
Placer County Board of Trade
Date:
1887
Description:

16 pp, Full page map. 23.5x17.3 cm (9¼x6¾"), original decorative wrappers. First Edition.

Scarce Placer County promotional piece concentrating on the agricultural advantages, particularly the growing of fruit. This copy with front wrapper overprinted with small ad for W.B, Lardner, Real Estate Agent, Augurn, Placer County. OCLC/WorldCat lists six copies, at the California State Library; San Francisco Public Library; University of California Berkeley; University of the Pacific Library; Yale University Library; and the University of Chicago. 

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Condition:
Wrappers a bit darkened, stab holes in top left where it was evidently hung on a string at one time; very good or better.
 
Item number:
302250a
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