Napa Valley Heyday. With Historical Photographs by Charles B. Turrill

By: Richard H. Dillon (b. 1924).

Price: $145.00

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Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 218. LIMITED EDITION of 450 copies design, typography, and scanning by Jonathan Clark at The Artichoke Press, lithography by Shoreline Printing, binding by Cardoza-James Bookbinding. 4to. 12 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. [xii], 363, [3] pp. Half-title with photographic image, double-page title page with photographic images and printed in red and black inks, 42 photographic illustrations throughout the text, chapter heads printed in red ink, biographical notice on the photographer Charles B. Turrill, bibliography, index, folding color facsimile "Map of the Central Portion of Napa Valley and the Town St. Helena, Compiled by M. G. King," 1881 loosely laid in; text clean, un-marked. Natural linen cloth, illustrated front cover label, printed paper spine label, clear mylar dust-jacket, illustrated end-papers; binding square and tight, jacket a bit shelf worn, very small spot on top edge. Very Good. This volume contains Richard Dillon's history of Napa Valley from it's geological foundations to its heyday in the second half of the nineteenth century. The text is supplemented with the photographs of Napa Valley taken by Charles Beebe Turrill (1854-1927), native of Benecia who was raised in San Francisco, and became a book collector, philatelist, numismatist, historian of California, and both amateur and professional photographer.

Title: Napa Valley Heyday. With Historical Photographs by Charles B. Turrill

Author Name: Richard H. Dillon (b. 1924).

Illustrator: Charles B. Turrill

Categories: Californiana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Book Club of California: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: GG217-1001

Keywords: Richard H. Dillon, Napa Valley Heyday, Charles B. Turrill, California History