DAWN AND THE DONS: THE ROMANCE OF MONTEREY. San Francisco: A. M. Robertson, 1926. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v [vi] vii-xiii [xiv-xvi] 1-236 [237-240: blank], vignettes and sketches by Jo Mora, endpaper maps drawn by Mora, original cloth-backed pictorial boards. First edition. A popular history of the region written by Tirey Lafayette Ford (1857-1928), an American lawyer and Republican politician who served as a California State Senator and as the eighteenth Attorney-General of California. The book was written at the suggestion of Ford's brother-in-law, Samuel F. B. Morse, a local real estate developer (Del Monte Properties Company), to promote the region. Adams, Six-Guns 743. Rocq 5693. A very good copy. (#164813).
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