We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.
(212) 254-4710 ext. 0
Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM
Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to email@example.com. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.
Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.Sale 2310 | Lot 63
Price Realized: $510 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
Click Image To Enlarge
Sale 2310 Lot 63
(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
Estimate $800 - 1,200
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.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $510