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  • California: For Health, Pleasure, and Residence. A Book For Travellers and Settlers, Nordhoff, Charles
  • California: For Health, Pleasure, and Residence. A Book For Travellers and Settlers, Nordhoff, Charles
  • California: For Health, Pleasure, and Residence. A Book For Travellers and Settlers, Nordhoff, Charles
  • California: For Health, Pleasure, and Residence. A Book For Travellers and Settlers, Nordhoff, Charles

Author Name    Nordhoff, Charles

Title   California: For Health, Pleasure, and Residence. A Book For Travellers and Settlers

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Size   8vo - over 7 - 9

Publisher   New York Harper & Bros. 1872

Seller ID   000409

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874. 1st Edition. Measures 7" by 9" tall. Reddish-brown cloth hardcover with gilt title and ornamentation on front and back covers. 255 pages with 8 full pages of advertisements. Frontispiece map of Western States and California; 57 named illustrations. Author Nordhoff writes this as a travel narrative and tourism guide with highlights for visitors, and a guide for new settlers. Describes the Mormon faith in Utah, traveling by rail to and from destinations, among many other topics. Has a full chapter on wine production in California. Book is in overall good condition with flaws noted: front and rear hinge starting; corners and head / tail of spine bumped & rubbed. Bottom edge of boards heavily rubbed at tail of spine. Outer rear joint cracked and lightly chipped. Previous owner pasted photo on front endpaper. FFEP has previous label removed and damage to page. Illustrations bright and text clean.

Price = 75.00 USD


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