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The Centennial Year Book of Alameda County, California, Containing a Summary of the Discovery and Settlement of California; A Description of the Contra Costa Under Spanish, Mexican and American Rule...To Which are Added Biographical Sketches of Promi...

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Title: The Centennial Year Book of Alameda County, California, Containing a Summary of the Discovery and Settlement of California; A Description of the Contra Costa Under Spanish, Mexican and American Rule...To Which are Added Biographical Sketches of Prominent Pioneers and Public Men. Author: Halley, William Place: Oakland Publisher: William Halley Date: 1876 Description: xv, 586, [6] pp. Illustrated with wood engravings, includes advertisements. (8vo) original gilt-pictorial blue cloth. First Edition. "Leaves of advertisements have been incorporated throughout this book, which have not graced the work; but despite this undignified feature the contents form the best source of authority that we have for the history of this county." (Cowan). Cowan p.260; Rocq 3. Lot Amendments Condition: Mild soiling to cloth; light foxing; very good. Item number: 286708

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 627: The Richard Beagle Collection of Angling & Sporting Books, Part II. With Americana, Travel & Exploration, Cartography
Date of the auction: 19 Oct 2017
Address: PBA Galleries
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