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California; Pathfinders; Spanish Arcadia; The great trek; Gold days; Songs and stories; Oxcart to airplane; Land of homes; Outdoor heritage; March of industry.

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California; Pathfinders; Spanish Arcadia; The great trek; Gold days; Songs and stories; Oxcart to airplane; Land of homes; Outdoor heritage; March of industry.

by [CALIFORNIA]. McCARTHY, John Russell (Ed.); CLELAND, Robert Glass; SANCHEZ, Nellie Van de Grift; COY, Owen Cochran; MARKHAM, Edwin; HUNT, Rockwell Dennis & AMENT, William Sheffield; TAYLOR, Frank J.; & HARDY, Osgood

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Los Angeles: Powell Publishing Co., [1929]. Nine vols. [12], 452, 3 maps (1 large folding); [6], 413, [1]; [6], 349, [1], 3 maps (1 double-page); [10], 381, [1], 2 maps; [10], 461, [1]; [10], 458; [10], 314; [10], 465, [1]; [10], 322 pp. Numerous maps. Over 100 woodcut plates throughout. Simulated blue leatherette, gilt lettering on front covers, gilt lettering on spine, raised bands, gilt on spines, gilt ruling (minor soiling, some bumping to corners, edgewear, scuffing), still a VG- set, w/ facsimile autographs of California pioneers printed on endpapers. First Gold Edition of the California Series filled with woodcut illustrations specially designed for these volumes by Howard Simon, Franz Geritz, Virginia de S. Litchfield, and Aries Fayer. This set offers an invaluable resource for California history, from the early years of exploration, the colonization by Spain, the pioneers over the Oregon & California Trail, the building of the railroads, the tremendous impact of the Gold Rush, and more.

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

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Zephyr Used & Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
46067
Title
California; Pathfinders; Spanish Arcadia; The great trek; Gold days; Songs and stories; Oxcart to airplane; Land of homes; Outdoor heritage; March of industry.
Author
[CALIFORNIA]. McCARTHY, John Russell (Ed.); CLELAND, Robert Glass; SANCHEZ, Nellie Van de Grift; COY, Owen Cochran; MARKHAM, Edwin; HUNT, Rockwell Dennis & AMENT, William Sheffield; TAYLOR, Frank J.; & HARDY, Osgood
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Powell Publishing Co.,
Place of Publication
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Date published
[1929].
Keywords
California, Western Americana, Californiana, Spain, Spanish History, Missions, Missionaries, Exploration, Voyages, Gold Rush, Mining, Mineralogy, Southern California, San Francisco, Songs, Music, Folklore, Folk Tales, Oregon Trail, Pioneers, Maps, Sets, J

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