HISTORY OF SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, CALIFORNIA. WITH ILLUSTRATIONS DESCRIPTIVE OF ITS SCENERY, RESIDENCES, PUBLIC BUILDINGS, FINE BLOCKS AND MANUFACTORIES. FROM ORIGINAL SKETCHES BY ARTISTS OF THE HIGHEST ABILITY. Oakland, Cal. Thompson & West, 1879. 28x36.5 cm (oblong folio), pp. [1-3] 4-7  9-142, lithographed frontispiece and 171 lithographed plates, some double page, some with multiple views, 4 double page maps, one with illustration), original bevel-edged decorated black cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, rear panel stamped in blind, with new quarter brown leather spine panel, spine lettered and ruled in gold, marbled endpapers, marbled edges. First edition. Cowan (1933), p. 564. Rocq 12963. A very good copy. (#166998).
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