3rd printing. 537pp, 8vo, b&w illustrations, map endpapers. VG+/Good. Hardcover in DJ. Page edges dusty, spine ends soft, otherwise a very nice copy. Corners sharp, spine straight, clean and tight, no markings. DJ is sunned (darkened), a little soiled, has a scratch on the spine and a little edge wear with three tiny tears (longest is 1/2 inch). Anthology of writings from 80 California authors, starting from the days of discovery and exploration.
Ralph Merrill. Good in Fair jacket. Large octavo, hardcover, good in mustard cloth, in edgeworn dj with water color painting of the Bay Bridge. Maps on endpapers of the state of Ca. with most of the towns and cities. 537 pp. The book tells about early setlers, gold diggers, rnachers, overlanders, rail magnates, lumbermen, fruit and vegetable growers--all who tell their own story.
Near Fine in Good-VG jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Dark yellow cloth, lettered in dark blue and green. Text block edges a bit toned by age, otherwise essentially as issued. xxi, 537 pp., endpaper maps. Color illus. dust jacket shows minor soiling and rubbing, with chips of loss extending 3/4" from head of spine and a few smaller chips to rear edges, now in mylar. 3rd ptg.
Illustrated by Merrill, w. Ralph Ilust. Good+ 6x9" thick GOOD+Condition Yellow Clothbd; 537ps heavy pages; 80 authors included. ENDPAPERS SHOW MAP WITH IMPORTANT CITIES NOTED. Short pieces, excerpts, essays by sevral dozen famous california authors..
Very Good. Second printing. Cloth. xxi, 537 pages. Illustrated. No dust jacket. Ex-library copy with stickers and stamps. Contents clean and tight. Contributors include Sir Francis Drake, Juan Crespi, Richard Henry Dana, Washington Irving, John Charles Fremont, Bret Harte, Helen Hunt Jackson, Artemus Ward, Mark Twain, Ambrose Bierce, Walt Whitman, John Muir, Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Frost, Jack London, Sinclair Lewis, Robinson Jeffers, William Saroyan, John Steinbeck, and many others.
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