Lot 101 of 457:
All Eleven Volumes of Larkin papers, Inscribed & Signed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$450
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
The Larkin Papers: Personal, Business, and Official Correspondence of Thomas Oliver Larkin, Merchant and United States Consul in California

Author:
Larkin, Thomas Oliver

Place:
Berkeley and Los Angeles

Publisher:
University of California Press

Date:
1951-1968

Description:

11 volumes. Edited by George Peter Hammond. Illustrated including frontispieces from early photographs and other sources. (Large 8vo) original green cloth, spines lettered in gilt, dust jackets. First Editions.

Volume I Inscribed: "Inscribed for my good friend Ralph P. Bieber, who knows the value (and labor) of such a work as This. George P. Hammond." all subsequent volumes signed. Bieber was a contemporary author of texts on the history of the American Southwest. Papers of Thomas Oliver Larkin, perhaps the most important merchant in Mexican California and the only U.S. Consul in the province. An important compilation, shedding light on events during a seminal period of California history, from 1822 to 1858. Includes Index Volume XI, which was not published until 4 years after completion of the main work.

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Condition:
Slight fading and wear to some of the jackets; faint touches of wear to cloth; near fine volumes in like jackets.


 
Item number:
307011
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