Lot 31 of 413:
Broderick and Gwin early politics CA 1881  

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Title:
Broderick and Gwin. The Most Extraordinary Contest for a Seat in the Senate...a Brief History of Early Politics in California...

Author:
O'Meara, James

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Bacon & Company

Date:
1884

Description:

x, 254 pp. 14.9x9.7 cm (5¾x3¾"), original printed green wrappers. First Edition. With the bookplate of James D. Phelan

Politics in Old California was even less polite than it is today. Cowan p.463; Howes O83. With the bookplate of James D. Phelan, one-time Mayor of San Francisco, later U.S. Senator from California, and notably active in the movement to restrict Japanese and Chinese immigration to the United States.


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Condition:
Some rubbing and extremity wear to wrappers, chips to spine, a bit of soiling; else very good.


 
Item number:
318693
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