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California Yankee William R. Staats-Business Pioneer (Signed)

California Yankee William R. Staats-Business Pioneer (Signed)

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California Yankee William R. Staats-Business Pioneer (Signed)

by Carol Green Wilson

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
Near Fine/Very Good
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Claremont, California: The Saunders Press, 1946. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First Edition one of 1,500 copies, 1946, nicely signed by author Carol Green Wilson in blue ink on half title page, comprehensive biography of William R. Staats and historical look of business in early Southern California, 187 pages with 67 vintage black and white photographs. Book is near Fine, top edge lightly foxed else Fine, No previous owner bookplate or writing, tight and square with sharp points, very clean tan publishers' cloth with orange title on front board and spine, Jacket is at least Very Good Plus, original price intact, light sunning to spine, wear at head of spine and a few minor scratches on rear panel. Looks sharp in a new mylar sleeve. Very clean and most presentable Signed First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall.


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California Yankee William R. Staats-Business Pioneer (Signed)
Carol Green Wilson
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
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Very Good
Quantity Available
Limited Edition
The Saunders Press
Place of Publication
Claremont, California
Date Published
California History, Souther California Business History, Southern California History

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Half Title
The blank front page which appears just prior to the title page, and typically contains only the title of the book, although, at...
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, "new"...
Title Page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...

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