Vendor: Kee Books and Maps

California: A Book for Travellers and Settlers 1874

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Description
NORDHOFF, Charles;
Published by . New York, Harper & Brothers, 1874,
8vo [23 x 17 cm]; 255, [viii, ads, including Central Pacific Railroad, Grand Hotel, publisher's books on travel] pp, 3 maps including frontis map, numerous engraved illustrations including full-page, birds-eye view, tables. original blue cloth with decorations in black, gilted lettering on cover and spine. Water Marks on Cover.

minor foxing on few leaves, overall good clean copy.

"Mr Nordhoff's descriptions of the natural attractions of California were considered the best of their time and much esteemed." Very well-illustrated. The maps include San Joaquin Valley, Sacramento Valley