SAN JOSE LAND AND LOAN AGENCY. REAL ESTATE FOR SALE BY JOHN BELL, LAND, LOAN, INSURANCE AND STEAMSHIP AGENT. COR. OF SANTA CLARA AND SECOND STS., SAN JOSE, CAL. HOUSES, STORES, FARMS, AND OTHER PROPERTY, FOR RENT OR LEASE ... [cover title]. [San Jose]: Town Talk Print, n.d. 20.7x14 cm (octavo), pp. [1-10] (not paginated), self wrappers, side sewn as issued. First edition. A real estate brochure, not dated but circa late 1870s (before the Union Avenue horse-car line was built) offering improved and unimproved property in the Santa Clara valley. Dozens of properties are briefly described, including those located in the 160-acre Davis Tract (aka "Popular City"), land fronting the Alameda between San Jose and Santa Clara subdivided in 1875. In addition to houses and lots in San Jose and Santa Clara, properties offered include orchard lands, valley farms, foothill farms and mountain ranches in and near the Santa Clara Valley. Not in Rocq (1970). A fine copy. (#170542).
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