Lot 40 of 455:
Beechey's Visit to California in 1826-27  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
An Account of a Visit to California 1826-'27
Author:
Beechey, Frederick William
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
Book Club of California
Date:
[1941]
Description:

Introduction by Edith M. Coulter. Illustrated with 4 color reproductions of watercolors by William Smyth and one map of the San Francisco Bay by F.W. Beechey. (4to) 33x24cm (12¾x9¾"), vellum-backed red cloth, spine gilt. One of 350 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press.

There were also copies bound in linen-backed patterned boards, priority undetermined. "Interesting account of Monterey and San Francisco before the American Conquest..." - Howes B309; Grabhorn 354; BCC 60.

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Condition:
Light shelf wear, light staining to vellum; overall near fine.
 
Item number:
302912
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