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Description de la Nouvelle Californie: Geographique, Politique et Morale... Avec une grande carte de la Nouvelle Californie, des cartes particulières des Baies de Monterey et de San-Francisco, de L'Isthme de Panama, de Cap Horn et du Détroit de Magellan, et plusieurs vues intéressant de la Californie by  Hypolite Ferry - Hardcover - 2nd Edition - 1850 - from mclinhavenbooks (SKU: 005346)

Description de la Nouvelle Californie: Geographique, Politique et Morale... Avec une grande carte de la Nouvelle Californie, des cartes particulières des Baies de Monterey et de San-Francisco, de L'Isthme de Panama, de Cap Horn et du Détroit de Magellan, et plusieurs vues intéressant de la Californie

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Description de la Nouvelle Californie: Geographique, Politique et Morale... Avec une grande carte de la Nouvelle Californie, des cartes particulières des Baies de Monterey et de San-Francisco, de L'Isthme de Panama, de Cap Horn et du Détroit de Magellan, et plusieurs vues intéressant de la Californie

by Ferry, Hypolite

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  • hardcover
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Paris: L. Maison, 1850. 2nd Edition. quarter Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date is 1850, With 4 steel-engraved plates; 4 engraved maps, one of them quite large and folding. (8vo) 17x11 cm (6¾x4¼"), period quarter leather & boards with a "tree calf" design, spine lettered, ruled, and ornamented in gilt. Second Edition.One of two nearly identical editions published in 1850. The only distinction between the two issues are the words "Deuxieme Edition" printed at the head of the folding map in the later issue. Important and quite scarce account of Gold Rush California, called by Cowan "the most complete and extensive work descriptive of California published in France at this time"; included are chapters on New Helvetia, the gold region, and methods of mining. The plates include views of Pyramid Lake, Sutter's Fort, giant sequoias, and San Francisco. Two of the four maps are in Wheat, the larger of them being "Carte de la Nouvle. Californe dressée d'apres les travaux géeographiques de Mr Duflot de Mofras et du Colonel Fremont" (39x50 cm) (W-GR 155), the smaller is "Carte Particulière de baies de Monterey et de San Francisco..." (14x8.3 cm) (W-GR 156).Light wear to corners, mild rubbing to boards; cracks starting on front hinge, light damp staining to pages and fold-out map, tear to map repaired; overall very good.

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Bookseller
mclinhavenbooks US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
005346
Title
Description de la Nouvelle Californie: Geographique, Politique et Morale... Avec une grande carte de la Nouvelle Californie, des cartes particulières des Baies de Monterey et de San-Francisco, de L'Isthme de Panama, de Cap Horn et du Détroit de Magellan, et plusieurs vues intéressant de la Californie
Author
Ferry, Hypolite
Format/binding
Quarter Leather
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
2nd Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
L. Maison
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1850
Pages
386
Keywords
History
Size
12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾\" tall

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About mclinhavenbooks

We are a privately owned book selling business and take great pride in a diverse and eclectic inventory of books. We sell to most other countries of the World, [please see countries we sell too] We sell almost exclusively hardcover books, a large part are Signed, in many categories. Mclin Haven has been selling books for over eleven years. Orders are shipped within one business day.

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New
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