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The Resources of California, Comprising Agriculture, Mining, Geography, Climate, Commerce, Etc. Etc. And the Past and Future Development of the State [with 14 Pp on Grapes and Wine making] by  John S Hittel - First Edition 1st Printing - 1863 - from Arroyo Seco Books and Biblio.com

The Resources of California, Comprising Agriculture, Mining, Geography, Climate, Commerce, Etc. Etc. And the Past and Future Development of the State [with 14 Pp on Grapes and Wine making]

by Hittel, John S

Condition: Good


San Francisco: A. ((Antoni) Roman & Company, 1863. First Edition 1st Printing. Brown Cloth, Gilt. Good. 8 1/8" Tall. Xvi, 464 Pp. Brown Cloth, Gilt. First Printing, Published By The Prominent San Francisco Bookseller Antoni Roman. Cloth Clean, Spine Gilt Present And Clear Although No Longer Brilliant. Cloth Worn Just At Corners, Small Losses At Tips And 1/8" Complete Loss Along Top And Bottom Edges Of Spine, Original Brown Endpapers With 1 1/2" Split At Top Of Front Hinge, Rear Hinge Completely Broken But Binding Sound. Name Stamp Of Chester Stock At Caltech On Title Page, No Other Names Or Marks, Pages Clean And Fairly Crisp.


  • Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 024891
  • Title: The Resources of California, Comprising Agriculture, Mining, Geography, Climate, Commerce, Etc. Etc. And the Past and Future Development of the State [with 14 Pp on Grapes and Wine making]
  • Author: Hittel, John S
  • Format/binding: Brown Cloth, Gilt
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition 1st Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: A. ((Antoni) Roman & Company
  • Place: San Francisco
  • Date published: 1863
  • Keywords: General
  • Bookseller catalogs: Rare And Unusual Books; Art; California: History; "Food;
  • Size: 8 1/8" Tall


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