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      Sale 2432 | Lot 66
      Price Realized: $8,125With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2432 Lot 66

        (CALIFORNIA.) Farnham, Thomas J. Travels in the Californias, and Scenes in the Pacific Ocean. Folding map, frontispiece plate. 416 pages. 12mo, modern calf; foxing to frontispiece and title, minor dampstaining; inked library number on verso of title page, John Howell dealer description laid in. New York, "1844" (though the map bears a 1845 copyright)

        Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

        first edition, bound issue (it was also issued in parts). "This book is a sequel to his previous work . . . the first fifty pages are taken up with his voyage from Oregon to Monterey via the Sandwich Islands . . . about 70 pages are devoted to his stay in Monterey, Santa Barbara and San Blas"--Zamorano Eighty 36. Cowan 1933, page 203; Graff 1293; Howes F49 ("aa"); Sabin 23871; Streeter sale IV:2500; Wagner-Camp 107; Wheat, Transmississippi West 494 and pages II:188, 192-3.

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $8,125