Lot 82 of 539:
Pen Pictures of San Joaquin County 1890  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$270
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
An Illustrated History of San Joaquin County, California: Containing a History of San Joaquin County From the Earliest Period of Its Occupancy to the Present Time, Together With Glimpses of Its Future Prospects, with Full-Page Portraits of Some of Its Most Eminent Men, and Biographical Mention of Many of Its Pioneers and Also of Prominent Citizens of To-Day

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Place:
Chicago

Publisher:
Lewis Publishing Company

Date:
1890

Description:

vii, [1], 17-666 pp. With photo-engraved portrait plates & a few halftone views. 29x22.5 cm. (11½x9"), original full brown embossed morocco with front cover decoratively tooled in gilt "Pen Pictures from the Garden of the World," gilt-patterned endpapers, inner gilt dentelles, all edges gilt. First Edition.

One of the scarcer volumes in the "Pen Pictures" series from Lewis Publishing - no copies are recorded as having sold at auction since 1975 according to American Book Prices Current. John Howell Books catalog 50 called it "A comprehensive history, with biographical sketches, of one of California's most important agricultural counties." Rocq 12965.


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Condition:
Minor fading to spine, a few scuff marks to extremities, but fine or nearly so, a choice copy of an uncommon book.


 
Item number:
315774
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