Apr 16, 2013 - Sale 2310

Sale 2310 - Lot 63

Price Realized: $ 510
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Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(CALIFORNIA.) Forbes, Alexander. California: A History of Upper and Lower California. Folding map hand-colored in outline, 10 plates. 8vo, late 19th-century 1/2 morocco by A.D.F. Randolph, moderate wear, rebacked; front hinge split, moderate foxing to plates, minor page wear; errata slip bound in; small bookplate on front pastedown. London, 1839

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first edition. "This book is of value as being the first one printed in English to relate exclusively to California"--Zamorano Eighty 38. "One of the most important upon the subject"--Cowan 1933, page 217. Graff 1377; Howes F242 ("b"); Sabin 25035.