Lot 302 of 455:
Nordhoff, California: A Book for Travellers  

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California for Health, Pleasure, and Residence. A Book for Travellers and Settlers

Nordhoff, Charles

New York

Harper & Brothers



[4], [11]-255 + 8 ad pp. Illus. with wood engravings; frontis. map. 8¾x6¼", original rust-colored cloth lettered in gilt. First Edition.

A popular book on California in the post-Gold Rush years. Cowan, p.455, notes "Mr. Nordhoff's descriptions of the natural attractions of California were considered the best of their time, and much esteemed...."

Lot Amendments

Light rubbing at ends of slightly darkened spine, hints of soiling; mild toning with a few spots; near fine.

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