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Christmas in California 1846 by  Walter Colton - Paperback - First Printing - 1953 - from RC Books  (SKU: 001981)

Christmas in California 1846

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Christmas in California 1846

by Colton, Walter

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Berkeley, CA: The Hart Press, 1953. Sewn paper wrappers. Christmas traditions in Monterey, California in 1846 from the author of "Three Years in California" and several other books. Walter Colton was a U.S. Navy chaplain and First American Alcalde of Monterey.Ten page booklet with 3 numbered pp. of text and illustrations by Victor Anderson. Privately printed by the Hart Press, with a Christmas greeting slip from Ruth and Jim Hart laid in. Jim Hart was a scholar, editor, and one-time president of the Book Club of California and one-time director of the Bancroft Library of the University of California in Berkeley. Color fading/sunning to cover, especially top inch - else in fine shape for such a fragile offering. Very clean. An extremely scarce item.. First Printing. Paper Wraps. Very Good+. Illus. by Victor Anderson. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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RC Books US (US)
Seller Inventory #
001981
Title
Christmas in California 1846
Author
Colton, Walter
Illustrator
Victor Anderson
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Edition
First Printing
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
The Hart Press
Place of Publication
Berkeley, CA
Date published
1953
Keywords
WALTER COLTON CALIFORNIA CHRISTMAS MONTEREY RUTH AND JIM HART PRESS VICTOR ANDERSON PRIVATE PRINTINGS
Bookseller catalogs
Americana - Western; Christmas & Holidays;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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About RC Books

Started in 2002, RC Books is a general stock, online bookstore offering a diverse selection of quality used, out-of-print, and rare books and ephemera. We place special emphasis on Americana of all types, Literature, and the Arts. Edgar Allan Poe is a specialization. RC Books prides itself on customer service. Free book searches are provided upon request.

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