Lot 20 of 305:
Mail Route from San Francisco to China 1853  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$360
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
Memorial of the Oriental and Pacific Steam Navigation Co., for a mail route between San Francisco and China, via the Sandwich Islands; to which is appended, the articles of incorporation, and by-laws, and the law of California providing for corporations

Author:
**

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Printed at the Office of the San Francisco Herald

Date:
1853

Description:
12 pp. 22x13.5 cm. (8¾x5½"), original printed wrappers. First Edition. The Oriental and Pacific Steam Navigation Co. claimed a capitalization of ten million dollars, and planned to operate between San Francisco and "some point in China" via the Sandwich Islands. OCLC/WorldCat lists only ten copies in institutional libraries. Greenwood 398.

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Condition:
Some browning and offsetting to wrappers, removed from bound volume with remains of stitching on spine, tiny edge chip to rear wrapper; very good or better.


 
Item number:
213528
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