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Cornelius Cole: California Pioneer limited edition in fine, full vellum  

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Cornelius Cole: California Pioneer and United States Senator

Phillips, Catherine Coffin

San Francisco

John Henry Nash



x, 379 pp. Illustrated with facsimile plates, portraits, etc.; frontispiece & chapter headpieces by William Wilke. 10½x7½, full vellum. 1 of 250 copies. First Edition, one of only a small number bound in full vellum with stiff yapp edges. Inscribed by author.

Intimate biography of Cornelius Cole who abandoned his law practice in New York to join the rush of California gold seekers in 1849, eventually becoming one of the new state's leading citizens. Cowan p.483; Howes P308.

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Some wear and fading to slipcase; very light foxing inside; overall near fine.

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