Fine in very good dust jacket with some edge wear and chipping. Previous owner's name on front end paper. This is a nice clean copy with a sound binding. Selling books on the internet since 1998. All our books are guaranteed.
Good. First Edition. No DJ. Bottom portion of last page has been removed. The top portion has been pasted to the back free page. Hardcover scuffing and mild shelf wear. No other marks in very lightly read book.
Dust Jacket Included. 24 pp. illustrations. Pasadena, California: Ward Ritchie Press, 1967. First edition. James Lick (1796-1876) came to California in 1849 and made a fortune in real estate, buying tracts that included Catalina Island and the present site of Griffith Park. Primarily a Northern Californian, he gave generously to schools and charities in the San Francisco area, endowing the Lick Astronomical Observatory at Mt. Hamilton. Gray cloth binding, with gilt lettering. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, with some mild wear and browning to the edges; otherwise very good.
Very Good. Lick, Rosemary. Generous Miser: The Story of James Lick of California. NP: Ward Ritchie Press, 1967. 95pp. Illustrated. 8vo. Gilt-stamped cloth. Book condition: VG/VG. Edges bumped and rubbed.
Very Good. Lick, Rosemary. Generous Miser: The Story of James Lick of California. NP: Ward Ritchie Press, 1967. 95pp. Illustrated. 8vo. Gilt-stamped cloth. Book condition: VG/VG. Edges bumped and rubbed. Jacket rubbed and soiled with bumped edges. Dust Jacket Condition: .
Illustrated by Few Photos. Good+ with no dustjacket. Internally very good, name inside front cover and on page facing title page. Honors program stamp on ffep. Spine is darkened with a repaired rip in the surface cloth.; Story of the miser-millionaire who left $3 million in public benefactions and who founded an astronomical observatory and had a lunar crater named for him.; Large 8vo; 95 pages.
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