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ALL ABOUT CALIFORNIA and the Inducements to Settle There. [For Gratuitous Circulation]
San Francisco:: Published by the California Immigrant Union, Printed by A. L. Bancroft & Co.,. 1870.. 8vo. 8-5/8" x 5-7/8". 2nd edition (Cowan II, p. 7; Howes C-36). Issued same year as the first edition. 64, 16, [34 ]pp. Last leaf blank.. Printed peach-colored wrappers.. General wear, with 1/2" paper loss to spine ends. With California. Immigrant Uniton stamp to upper right of front wrapper. Light. staining to text-block. Small bit of biopredation to top margin of. last 8 leaves [no text affected]. Withal, a VG copy of an uncommon. item.. A propaganda piece, published to encourage additional settlement in the state. Filled with pertinent data & factoids on the era. . Folding map showing route to California for the "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific R.R. Line". T.p. vignette. 2 page map of California. Full-page wood engraving of Grand Hotel. 2 page map of "J. T. Little's San Joaquin Valley". Other cuts, primarily in adverts.
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