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The Sacramento: River of Gold by Julian Dana - Signed First Edition - 1939 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and

The Sacramento: River of Gold

by Julian Dana

Condition: Very Good +/missing

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1939. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/missing. J. O'H. Cosgrove II. A very good first edition, with date on the copyright page and the Farrar & Rinehart circular colophon on the copyright page, signed by the author with date (1939). Previous owner's name penned over front pastedown on the map title. Mild sunning to spine. Missing dust jacket. Beautiful illustrations including map endpapers by John O'Hara Cosgrove II. From The Rivers of America series, edited by Constance Lindsay Skinner. 294 numbered plus 13 unnumbered pp. Large duodecimo, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches tall.


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