Author:Alfred Robinson (1806-1895)

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California: An Historical Poem

By: Alfred Robinson (1806-1895)

Price: $500.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, William Doxey: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: II219-001

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST EDITION of Alfred Robinson's historical poem about California. 8vo. 7 9/16 x 5 3/8 inches. 158 pp. Frontispiece photogravure of Mission Dolores, San Francisco, 1850 with tissue guard, important historical notes at the rear; text clean, unmarked, first 80 pages of the text toned. Gilt-stamped two-toned cloth, top edge gilt, added clear plastic dust-jacket, decorative end-papers; binding square and tight, lightly rubbed. Bookplate of Joseph Gregg Layne on the front paste-down, bookseller's ticket of Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles on rear paste-down, with another bookseller's ticket partia... View more info