Lot 50 of 457:
Constitution of California Academy of Sciences  

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Title:
Constitution and by-laws of the California Academy of Sciences. Founded April 4th, 1853. Academy Building - S.W. Corner of California and Dupont Sts., San Francisco, California
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Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
George Spaulding & Co., Printers
Date:
1881
Description:

49 pp 14.9x10.5 cm (5¾x4¼"), original printed wrappers.

Scarce, early compilation of the constitution and by-laws of California's oldest operating museum and research institution for the natural sciences, founded in 1853. OCLC lists only four copies, of the 1881 edition - at the California Academy of Sciences Library; the California State Library; the American Antiquarian Society; and the University of California Berkeley.

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Condition:
Some soiling, darkening and wear to wrappers; occasional old ink underlines or markings within; very good, in modern folding cloth case.
 
Item number:
311957
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