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Bean, Edwin F. (compiler)
Bean's History and Directory of Nevada County, California. Containing A Complete History of the County, With Sketches of the Various Towns and Mining Camps, The Names and Occupation of Residents; Also, Full Statistics of Mining and All Other Industrial Resources
Nevada: Printed at The Daily Gazette Book and Job Office, 1867. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair. 8vo. vi, [3], 3-424 pages. Illustrated advertisements pasted down on front and rear boards. Gilt lettered title on black leather spine. Partial restoration - pages i, ii (right front flyleaf) are missing and replaced with a blank sheet of period paper. Pages iii and iv are torn lower right corner with partial loss of content (page is now patched). Newer peach colored paper used for rear paste down. Leather spine patched head and base of spine. Both front and rear hinges repaired. Small book binder slip called for between pages iv and v is not present. 4 table of content pages in front are loose. Boards are edge worn with a small gnawed piece of rear board bottom corner. Last 80 pages at bottom corner edges also are slightly gnawed - no loss of text. Pages 354 and 355 have a closed archival tape repair. A few of the pages have brown stains - presumably from inserted plant types (one plant piece was found placed between pages). Both the front paste down and the rear flyleaf illustrated advertisements are present. Advertisements on pages 409 to 424 are on peach colored paper. Blue paper advertisement used for pages 184 and 185. Book includes directories of Nevada, Grass Valley, Meadow Lake, Bridgeport, Little York, Bloomfield and Eureka Townships. Directory also contains history sketches, mining information and several advertisements many of them illustrated. Association copy: period pencil inscription on the verso of the title page - "To Caleb Harrington Grass Valley Oct 22nd 18 … [Click Below for Full Description]
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