Nov 17, 2016 - Sale 2432

Sale 2432 - Lot 67

Price Realized: $ 2,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(CALIFORNIA.) Figueroa, Jose. The Manifesto which the General of Brigade . . . Makes to the Mexican Republic. [2], 104, [1] pages. 8vo, early calf gilt, minor wear; internally clean. San Francisco: Herald Office, 1855

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first english edition. A translation of the 1835 original, which was described by Howes as the first significant book printed in California. "Written by Figueroa to expose the state of affairs in California and to place on record a history of his administration of the territory, and a defense of his acts and policies during the period from 1833-1835"--Greenwood California 562. Cowan 1933, page 86; Greenwood 562; Howes F122 ("c" for this edition); Zamorano Eighty 37n.