Nov 17, 2016 - Sale 2432

Sale 2432 - Lot 62

Price Realized: $ 344
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(CALIFORNIA.) California and New Mexico: Message from the President . . . on the Subject of California and New Mexico. 7 maps. 976 pages. 8vo, contemporary 1/2 calf, minor wear, joints split; minor foxing, short tape repairs to maps; early gift inscription and bookplate on front pastedown. 31st Congress, 1st Session, House Ex. Doc. 17. [Washington], 1850

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A collection of official governmental documents and correspondence on California from the eventful years 1847 to 1849 introduced by a four-page letter from Zachary Taylor. Includes the important Preuss map from Frémont's 1848 Geographical Memoir (Wheat, Transmississippi West 559 and pages III:55-62). Cowan 1964, page 875; Howes C53; Wagner-Camp 179b:2; Zamorano Eighty 14. Provenance: gift of Walter Booth, United States House of Representatives, to Fenner Bush.