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CALIFORNIA.
Powell Publishing Company 1928-1929, Los Angeles - Lg. 8vo. 9 vols. Index. Illustrated with numerous woodcut plates and maps. Edition limited to 387 numbered deluxe sets (8 of the 9 volumes of this set not numbered). Full gilt decorated brown morocco with red (volume) and blue & brown (title) labels. T.e.g. Front hinge and head of spine of Vol. I lightly rubbed, as are 3 title labels (otherwise a very fine set). Bound into the various volumes are 59 original signatures, mostly of "covered wagon baby pioneers," but also included are 2 children from the Donner Party, a Pony Express rider, a sea captain who sailed round the horn, and a Spanish Grandee (whose aunt's wedding in Monterrey was described by Richard Henry Dana, Jr. in "Two Years Before the Mast"). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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