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West Wind s California's Book of Fiction

West Wind s California's Book of Fiction

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West Wind s California's Book of Fiction

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San Francisco , California: Paul Elder and Company, 1914. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First Edition, beautiful Paul Elder San Francisco publication, 1914, a collection of 15 short stories illustrated by California artists, 219 pages with 8 tipped in plates. First appearance of Jack London's "The Son of the Wolf" with a Maynard Dixon illustration. A lovely example of printing, Book is FINE, 8.75 by almost 6 inches, Publisher's mottled tan paper over boards, bright gilt title to front board and spine, No previous owner writing or bookplate, tight and square with sharp corners. MUCH better than usually found. Jacket is Very Good Plus, splits on spine folds, , some light rubbing on front leading edge, small tear and crumple to rear panel, light corner wear head chipped. Shows nicely in a new mylar sleeve. Scarce in this condition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Pacific Coast Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
003805
Title
West Wind s California's Book of Fiction
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Publisher
Paul Elder and Company
Place of Publication
San Francisco , California
Date Published
1914
Keywords
San Francisco, Paul Elder, California Fiction, Jack London

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Pacific Coast Books

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
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Gleneden Beach, Oregon

About Pacific Coast Books

Pacific Coast Books specializes in quality of books of interest from our store on the Central Oregon Coast. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and have been buying and selling books for almost 20 years. Visit our website at www.Pacifc CoastBooks.net. Please feel free to call or email with any titles you would like to add to your collection. Only a small fraction of our inventory is online. We buy book collections.

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Fine
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First Edition
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