Souvenir of Santa Cruz, Cal.
San Francisco, CA: Published by the author, ca. 1889. 1st. Original boards. 12mo. Fanfolded view book with 25 vignettes on 12 leaves (5 1/2 x 4 1/2"). Includes a small birds-eye view of Santa Cruz, nature & railroad scenes, The California Powder Woks, vineyards and raisin drying. Black cloth spine over maroon boards with blindstamping on rear cover and elaborate gilt decoration & lettering to front cover. Though a cheaply made volume, the covers on this copy are very bright and solid. A near fine copy (endpapers at rear hinge separating) of an uncommon view book; only 3 copies located in institutional holdings. (Rocq 14378). Item #14948
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