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37: History of Contra Costa County 1882

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Title: History of Contra Costa County, California, Including Its Geography, Geology, Topography, Climatography and Description...also, Incidents of Pioneer Life; and Biographical Sketches....
Author: [Munro-Fraser, J. P.]
Description: 710 pp. Illustrated with numerous lithographed portrait plates, including frontispiece of pioneer John Marsh. (8vo) original full sheep, morocco lettering pieces, all edges marbled. First Edition.Extensive history including early settlement and land grants, and numerous biographical sketches; many of the portraits with facsimile signatures of the subjects. Cowan p.141; Howes C718; Rocq 1490.
Heading: (California - Contra Costa County)Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: W. A. Slocum & Co.
Date Published: 1882

Condition

Moderate scuffing and wear to boards, front joint about half split; front hinge separated, contents shaken with last 2 gatherings pulling away; else very good, original, complete, and worthy of restoration.
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