Lot 188 of 455:
Signed by several original Clampers  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
An Hour's Walk Through Yerba Buena - with the reprint in the California Historical Society Quarterly and the Second Edition printed for the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco
Author:
Watson, Douglas S.
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
[Lawton Kennedy]
Date:
1937
Description:

Comprises: 

  • An Hour's Walk Through Yerba Buena. [Lawton Kennedy], 1937. [4], 16, [1] pp. Original wrappers. 1 of 100, signed by all E. Clampus Vitas members who took the original walk.
  • California Historical Society Quarterly, Volume XVII, No. 4, Part One. December, 1938. Original wrappers. 
  • An Hour's Walk Through Yerba Buena. Privately Printed for Members and Friends, 1957. [4], 17, [4] pp. Printed by Lawton Kennedy.

The present copy is Warren Howell's original copy that was used to create the facsimile signatures in the second edition. Signatures include the author, Douglas S Watson, Charles H. Camp, Herbert E. Bolton, Lawton Kennedy, Edgar M. Kahn, G. Ezra Dane, et. al. Laid in is a hand-drawn map of the route with 11 copies of a reduced facsimile of the front page of Vol. 1, No. 1 of The California Star, Samuel Brannan's newspaper—the first to be published in San Francisco. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
A touch of soiling to wrappers of the 1937 edition, minor soiling and wear to the 1957 edition; very good or better.
 
Item number:
302897
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