Some Reflections of an Early California Governor Contained in a Short Dictated Memoir by Frederick F. Low, Ninth Governor of California, and Notes from an Interview Between Governor Low and Hubert Howe Bancroft in 1883. Edited, with Preface and Notes by Robert H. Becker

By: Frederick Ferdinand Low (1828-1894)

Price: $60.00

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Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST EDITION of 310 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press. Publication No. 7 of the Sacramento Book Collectors Club. Series: Sacramento Book Collectors Club Publication, No. 7. 4to. 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches. xiii, [1], 78 pp. Color frontispiece portrait of Low, initials printed in red, yellow and black, notes, index; text clean, unmarked. Tan linen spine, patterned cloth over boards, maroon leather spine label titled in gilt; binding square and tight, covers bowed. Prospectus laid in. Very Good. The text includes a "Memoir" (1877-1878) and an interview of Low by Herbert Howe Bancroft (1883) in which the ninth Governor of California (1863-1867) reflected on his business and political life, with particular emphasis on the Gold Rush (his experiences in the mines, 1849-50), the railroads, and the question of Chinese immigration. Frederick Lowe was an American politician, US Congressman, and the ninth Governor of California. Low was born in Frankfort, Maine, attended the Hampden Academy, moved to California and entered the shipping business in San Francisco (1849). Later, Low was a banker in Marysville, CA from 1854 to 1861. See: Wikipedia.

Title: Some Reflections of an Early California Governor Contained in a Short Dictated Memoir by Frederick F. Low, Ninth Governor of California, and Notes from an Interview Between Governor Low and Hubert Howe Bancroft in 1883. Edited, with Preface and Notes by Robert H. Becker

Author Name: Frederick Ferdinand Low (1828-1894)

Categories: California History,

Edition: Reprint Edition

Publisher: Sacramento, Sacramento Book Collectors Club: 1959

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: JR1018-030

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