Pio Pico: The Last Governor of Mexican California

By: Carlos Manuel Salomon (b. 1967)

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FIRST EDITION, first printing. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. (xiv), 233 pp. Black-and-white frontispiece photographic portrait of Pico, black-and-white illustrations throughout, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Quarter cloth, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. INSCRIBED by Carlos Salomon on the title page. Laid in are an announcement for Dr. Salomon's lecture on Pio Pico at the Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum July 11, 2010, and a note from Michael Hecht to himself on "The Autograph Collection of Michael Hecht" stationary dated July 11, 2010, with Hecht's impressions of Dr. Salomon and how the inscription was written on the title page. Fine. Kevin Starr describes this volume as an "expertly researched and vividly written biography" of the last Mexican Governor of Alta California." Thanks to the work of Dr. Salomon, Pio Pico, a Californio of mixed African ancestry, now emerges into full historical perspective as a pivotal and representative figure in the transition of California from Mexican province to American State." Starr, jacket blurb.

Title: Pio Pico: The Last Governor of Mexican California

Author Name: Carlos Manuel Salomon (b. 1967)

Categories: Californiana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 2010

ISBN Number: 0806140909

ISBN Number 13: 9780806140902

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Jacket Condition: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: BO118-128

Keywords: Carlos Manuel Salomon, Pio Pico The Last Governor of Mexican California, Californiana