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Price Realized: $360 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2310 Lot 60
(CALIFORNIA.) Bryant, Edwin. What I Saw in California. 12mo, later cloth, moderate wear; foxing; small bookplate on front pastedown. New York, 1848
Estimate $300 - 400
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.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $360