San Diego, CA: The Union-Tribune Publishing Company, 1960-1977. First Edition. No. 302 of an unspecified number of copies of the "Special Edition" Volumes 1-6 commissioned by James Copley and SIGNED by the author and Copley; volume 7 commissioned by Helen Copley and SIGNED by her and the author. 4to. Various paginations. Profusely illustrated. Tan cloth with gilt lettering in publisher's illustrated slipcases. Fine copies (spines lightly sunned) in near fine slipcases. Item #18126
The History of San Diego is a seven volume series chronicles the history of San Diego from Native Americans in the San Diego region before European colonization to the time of European exploration through 1970. The first book begins with Native Americans in the San Diego region before European colonization. Volume titles include: The Explorers, 1492-1774; Time of the Bells, 1769-1835; The Silver Dons, 1833-1865; The Glory Years, 1865-1899; Gold in the Sun, 1900-1919; The Rising Tide, 1920-1941; City of the Dream, 1940-1970.