Lot 44 of 575:
Rare promotional for Bakersfield & Kern 1908  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$420
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
The Spirit of Bakersfield and Kern, Kern County, California (wrapper title)

Author:

Place:
[Bakersfield, CA]

Publisher:
[Kern Valley Printing Works]

Date:
1908

Description:

[92] pp. Profusely illustrated from photographs. 19.2x25 cm (7½x9¾"), original decorative wrappers with circular pictorial onlay. 

Scarce promotional booklet notable for the numerous photographic illustrations with uncommon views of buildings, streets, commercial landmarks, leading citizens, etc. OCLC lists five copies, at the California State Library, the University of California Los Angeles, the University of California Santa Barbara, Yale, and Bakersfield College.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light foxing and edgewear to wrappers, very good.


 
Item number:
313345
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