A HISTORY OF STOCKTON FROM ITS ORGANIZATION UP TO THE PRESENT TIME INCLUDING A SKETCH OF SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY COMPRISING A HISTORY OF THE GOVERNMENT, POLITICS, STATE OF SOCIETY, RELIGION, FIRE DEPARTMENT, COMMERCE, SECRET SOCIETIES, ART, SCIENCE, MANUFACTURES, AGRICUTURE [i.e. AGRICULTURE] AND MISCELLANEOUS EVENTS WITHIN THE PAST THIRTY YEARS. ILLUSTRATED WITH PORTRAITS & FAMILIAR WOODCUTS[.] BY GEORGE H. TINKHAM. San Francisco: W. M. Hinton & Co., Printers, 536 Clay Street, 1880. 21.8x13.5 cm, pp. [i-v] vi-xvi [xvii-xviii: blank leaf]  2-193; 203-397 [398: blank], six inserted plates, including two mounted albumen photographs by J. Pitcher Spooner, woodcut illustrations in the text, First edition. The subjects of the photographs are Charles M. Weber (frontispiece) and his Stockton residence. The photograph in this copy facing page 193, "Residence of Capt. C. M. Weber. Stockton, Cal. 1850 ... Photographed by J. P. Spooner. From the Original Daguerreotype taken by W. H. Rulofson" is more often found as a printed view, not an original albumen photograph. Adams SIX-GUNS 2218. Cowan (1933), p. 640. Eberstadt 136:172. Howes T273. Rocq 13138. Former owner's signature on the front free endpaper. Spine ends worn with shallow loss at edges, corner tips worn, some wear along upper and lower edges, crack in text block between pages 208 and 209 reinforced at gutter with old music tape, offset from mounted photos on facing pages (title page and page 193), a very good copy. Actually, a pretty nice copy of a scarce book seldom found in decent condition. (#167185).
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