Lot 17 of 575:
Gertrude Atherton, Splendid Idle Forties  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Splendid Idle Forties: Stories of Old California

Author:
Atherton, Gertrude

Place:
New York

Publisher:
The Macmillan Company

Date:
1902

Description:

vii, [3], 389 pp. Illustrated with 8 plates by Harrison Fisher. (8vo), original decorative cloth with gilt design and spine. First Edition.

"Perhaps the best known collection of stories of that romantic period of California history when the incoming Americans were first intermingling with the Californians of rancho and presidio..." - Zamorano. Cowan p.23; Zamorano Eighty 1.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Head and tail of spine bumped, light rubbing to extremities, back hinge split, light pencil markings on endpapers, hospital stamp on recto of frontis; overall very good.


 
Item number:
319482
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