Lot 45 of 455:
Monterey Jack - you know the cheese, now meet the man.  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$216
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
David Jacks of Monterey, and Lee L. Jacks his daughter
Author:
Bestor, Arthur Eugene Jr.
Place:
Stanford
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Date:
1945
Description:

Foreword by Donald Bertrand Tresidder. With 3 portrait photographs (from rare early sources), tipped-in; green Cypress Tree decorations throughout, including across the double-page. 14x10½", decorative Cypress Tree patterned green and tan cloth, brown cloth spine, paper spine label. 1 of 105 copies for private distribution by the Stanford University Press; decoration and design by Arthur Lites, composed in Linotype Granjon. First (and only) Edition.

David Jacks (1822-1909) was a powerful and controversial Californian landowner, developer, and businessman. He has also been credited with the popularization of what is today known as Monterey Jack cheese.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Near fine.
 
Item number:
306616
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