Lot 15 of 413:
Photographs of lumbering in California  

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California Sugar & White Pine Company: Wholesalers of California sugar pine, California white pine, Arizona white pine, doors, sash, mouldings, lath, incense cedar pencil slats


San Francisco

California Sugar and White Pine Co. (Union Lithograph Co.)



Title leaf + 56 pp. of screened gravure reproductions of photographs + [1] p. with printer's slug. 30.3x22.8 cm (11¾x9"), two-tone flexible cloth lettered & decorated in gilt. 

Scarce promotional piece for the wood products company, with photographs of cutting trees, processing lumber in various plants, finished lumber and products. OCLC/WorldCat lists only four copies, at the California State Library, Yale University, the National Agriculture Library, and the Huntington Library.

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Moderate soiling to covers, else very good.

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