Lot 210 of 522:
Cornelius Cole: California Pioneer limited edition in fine, full vellum  

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$200 - $300

Title:
Cornelius Cole: California Pioneer and United States Senator
Author:
Phillips, Catherine Coffin
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
John Henry Nash
Date:
1929
Description:

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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Condition:
Some wear and fading to slipcase; very light foxing inside; overall near fine.
 
Item number:
301657
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