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J D Borthwick
J D Borthwick / Three Years in California 1857 First Edition
William Blackwood and Sons, 1857. Three Years in California J D Borthwick. First Edition Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons. Fair. 1857. First Edition. Hardcover. Marbled boards over 3/4 leather but missing leather on spine. Boards very rubbed with moderate edgewear. Binding remains tight. Library stamps on title page and interior, including one stamp on plate. 4 plates present, of eight. Two of the plates have repaired tears. Moderate to heavy foxing. 12 pages have tears from spine towards edge but not reaching edge, which would indicate the tearing occured before binding? Not the most beautiful issue but good reading copy and chance to pick up Zamarano 80, #8 without paying 4-figures. Howes B-622.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pp. [Thumbnails Below] Three Years in California Author: Borthwick, J. D. Publication: Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1857 Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Condition: Fair Description: Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons. Fair. 1857. First Edition. Hardcover. Marbled boards over 3/4 leather but missing leather on spine. Boards very rubbed with moderate edgewear. Binding remains tight. Library stamps on title page and interior, including one stamp on plate. 4 plates present, of eight. Two of the plates have repaired tears. Moderate to heavy foxing. 12 pages have tears from spine towards edge but not reaching edge, which would indicate the tearing occured before binding? Not the most beautiful issue but good reading copy and chance to pick up Zamarano 80, #8 without paying 4-figures. Howes B-622.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pp. Ref#: 012275 … [Click Below for Full Description]
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