Apr 16, 2013 - Sale 2310

Sale 2310 - Lot 60

Price Realized: $ 360
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(CALIFORNIA.) Bryant, Edwin. What I Saw in California. 12mo, later cloth, moderate wear; foxing; small bookplate on front pastedown. New York, 1848

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first edition. Bryant arrived in California in September 1846, served under Frémont in the California Battalion, was appointed alcalde of San Francisco, and returned east in 1847. "The prime and almost the earliest authority on the California of the discovery period"--Wheat, Gold Rush 26. Graff 457; Howes B903; Kurutz 95a; Sabin 8804; Streeter sale V:3147; Wagner-Camp 146:1; Zamorano Eighty 12.