A Memorial and Biographical History of Northern California; Illustrated Containing a History of this important section of the Pacific Coast from the Earliest Period of its Occupancy to the Present Time, together with Glimpses of its Prospective Future; Full-Page Steel Portraits of its most Eminent Men, and Biographical Mention of Many of its Pioneers, and also of Prominent Citizens of To-day [Pen Pictures from the Garden of the World]

Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1891. Very Good. First Edition. 4to [11.75x9.75in]; vii, [1], 10- 637 pp., [1], frontispiece steel engraving of John Bidwell, 15 of 16 plates with tissue guard of illustrations and portraits; Original blind stamped brown morocco beveled boards with gilt lettering and illustration of orchard and rolling hills on front, rebacked with original spine strip laid down with gilt lettering, raised bands, lines and designs, all edges gilt, gilt floral designs on inside edges and pale blue end papers with gilt floral pattern, hinges tape reinforced; Some wear and rubbing to edges and corners, small loss of spine on ends, some even age toning and light foxing of text, portrait of T.E. Jones, p 289, missing, part of p 291 text missing; Inscription on end paper "Presented to D. Higgans Esqr, By Hon. T. E. Jones, Weaverville Trinity Co. Cal Christmas 1891", T.E. Jones was the Superior Court Judge of Trinity County. Item #13388

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