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The Golden Crucible, an Introduction To the History Of American California

By Ross, Blake




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The Golden Crucible. An Introduction to the History of American California: 1850-1905

ROSS Blake

San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, 1930. original tan boards, parchment spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. Upper corners bumped, very slight browning to upper edge, else fine. One of 125 copies, signed by the author This was the first prize essay in the “James D. Phelan Historical Essay Contest”.

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Price: $75.00


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The Golden Crucible, An Introduction to the History of American California: 1850-1905

Blake Ross

San Francisco, CA: Paul Elder & Co, 1930. #109/125 copies, signed by the author. First Edition. Very Good book in a Fair dust jacket.

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Price: $45.00


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The GOLDEN CRUCIBLE. An Introduction to the History of American California: 1850 - 1905. First Prize Essay, James D. Phelan Historical Essay Contest: Held Under the Auspices of the San Francisco Branch, League of American Pen Women

Ross, Blake

San Francisco: Paul Elder and Co, 1930. 1st edition. Limited to 1125 copies. Quarter-bound brown cloth spine and green cloth wrapped boards. Gilt stamped lettering to spine and cover. Minor shelfwear to spine and board edges, light soiling to covers. Board corners rubbed. Previous owners' signatures to front/rear pastedown and FFEP.. [3], xxv, [1], 97, [4 (blank)] pp. 8vo. 9-1/2" x 6-1/4"

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The Golden Crucible. An Introduction to the History of American California: 1850-1905

ROSS Blake

San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, 1930. Second printing. tan cloth spine lettered in gilt over green marbled boards and faded staining of upper edges. Some silverfishing, else fine/dust jacket (worn, with missing portions of the spine). Quarto. Illustrated with drawings Uncut foredges “First Prize Essay, James D. Phelan Historical Essay Contest, Held under the auspices of the San Francisco Branch, League of American Pen Women.” -from the title page.

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The Golden Crucible. An Introduction to the History of American California: 1850-1905. First Prize Essay, James D. Phelan Historical Essay Contest ...

Ross, Blake.

San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company,, 1930,. 97 pp., first edition, ordinary copy; some wear to cover edges, else text clean & binding tight

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Price: $4.96