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Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by  Charles Nordhoff - First Edition - 1874 - from Arundel Books of Seattle and Biblio.com

Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands

by Nordhoff, Charles

Condition: Poor


New York: Harper & Bros, 1874. First Edition. Leather Binding. Poor. B/w illus.; map. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 256pp. Rocq #15985. With a two-page autograph letter from Nordhoff to Prof. Benson Lossing, May 25, 1860, discussing some Harper & Bros. project and American history. Bound in 3/4 old calf over marbled boards. Boards detached, spine missing; some yellowing along the edges of the text, and a few closed tears and shallow chipping, else a Poor copy suitable for rebinding.
  • Bookseller: Arundel Books of Seattle US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: L013708
  • Title: Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands
  • Author: Nordhoff, Charles
  • Illustrator: B/w illus.; map
  • Format/binding: Leather Binding
  • Book condition: Used - Poor
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Publisher: Harper & Bros
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1874
  • Keywords: Travel rare Bck Americana CALIFORNIA HAWAIIANA OREGON WESTERN AMERICANA AMERICAN HISTORY AU TOGRAPH LETTERS


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