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The Romance of California

The Romance of California

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The Romance of California

by [SACRAMENTO] Peterson, H. C

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Sacramento, California: Sacramento Chamber of Commerce, ca. mid 1920s. Original. Wrappers. Good. n. Octavo (9 X 4 inches) stapled paper brochure of 23 pages printed on coated stock, illustrated with historical black and white halftone captioned photographs and drawings from the California State Library, descriptive text, picturesque covers depict a miner panning in front of a cabin in the forest, minor age wear and chipping along edges, not affecting contents Promotion and historical perspective with a common theme: "Romance of Transportation," "Romance of Industry," "Romance of Commerce," Romance of Agriculture," "Romance of Outdoor Life," "Romance of Civic Growth," and "Points of Interest," with emphasis on the California Gold Rush.


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The Romance of California
[SACRAMENTO] Peterson, H. C
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Sacramento Chamber of Commerce
Place of Publication
Sacramento, California
Date Published
ca. mid 1920s
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California and the West; Western American History; Americana; Ephemera; Promotional; Travel; Geography;

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About Caravan Book Store

For more than 65 years, we have specialized in rare and out of print books on the Western experience, satisfying a vast and varied clientele. Our focus is on early California and Los Angeles, represented by books, ephemera, paintings, and prints. Fine press, printing history, literature, gastronomy, aviation, railroads, and voyages are also available. Our store opened in downtown Los Angeles in 1954, and is now closed; but we are still available by phone, regular mail, and email. We issue occasional catalogs online.


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Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
The paper covering on the outside of a paperback. Also see the entry for pictorial wraps, color illustrated coverings for...
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...

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