Lot 13 of 305:
Brewer Up & Down California signed by Farquhar  

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Title:
Up and Down California in 1860-1864: The Journal of William H. Brewer, Professor of Agriculture in the Sheffield Scientific School from 1864 to 1903

Author:
Brewer, William H.

Place:
New Haven

Publisher:
Yale University Press

Date:
1930

Description:
xxx, 601 pp. Edited by Francis P. Farquhar. Preface by Russell H. Chittenden. Plates from photographs, drawings, etc. (8vo), blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition. Brewer was the field leader of the California Geological Survey during the years 1860 through 1864. The Zamorano Eighty notes that "His keen and accurate observation, coupled with an ability to draw sound conclusions from his data, makes this a very readable volume and one of the most valuable on the California of the period." Howes B754; Zamorano Eighty 9.

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Condition:
Previous owner's name on front endpaper; else fine.


 
Item number:
218489
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