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California, Three 19th Century Titles.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
97
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

California, Three 19th Century Titles. Including: C.W. Webber's The Hunter-Naturalist. Romance of Sporting; or, Wild Scenes and Wild Hunters, Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo, & Co., 1852, second edition, large quarto, illustrated with nine color and three black-and-white illustrations, and additional text vignettes, lacking the plate between pages 292 and 294, bound in full contemporary cloth, sewing somewhat sprung, some foxing, binding with wear, 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.; Ernest Seyd's California and its Resources, London: Trubner & Co., 1858, octavo, illustrated with ten plates, one of which is folding, and two folding maps, bound in full contemporary cloth, stamped in gold, some signatures sprung, some foxing, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.; [and] J.M. Letts's A Pictorial View of California, New York: Henry Bill, 1853, second edition, octavo, illustrated with forty-eight full-page illustrations, bound in full contemporary cloth, binding worn and somewhat shifted, 9 x 5 1/2 in. (3)
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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lippincott, Trubner & Co., Ernest Seyd, Henry Bill, Book formats, Foxing, Octavo, Publishing, Quarto, Terminology, London, Philadelphia

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