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John Leighly California As An Island 1/450 copies

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Lot 0362 Details

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Author: Leighly, John
Title: California as an Island
Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher:Book Club of California
Date Published: 1972
Description:


Illustrated with 25 map plates, some folding; hand-colored title page vignette. (Folio) 44x28 cm (13.75x8.25"), original brown morocco-backed pictorial boards with gilt-lettered spine. No. 141 of 450 copies printed by Robert Grabhorn and Andrew Hoyem.



Thorough examination of this fascinating period of California cartography. Two prospectus with related ephemera laid in. BCC 141; GHB 60.

Condition
Light foxing on page edges; near fine.
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John Leighly California As An Island 1/450 copies

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Starting Price $350
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