[Salinas, CA]: E.S. Harrison, [ca 1889]. 1st. Leather bound. Souvenir Edition. First Edition Thus. Originally published in wrappers, the front cover likely served as the title page, as this edition has no title page, apparently as issued. 4to. 88 pp. Double-page map of Monterey County showing school houses, original rancho lines, country roads, etc. and compiled for the Salinas City Board of Trade by James T. Stockdale. Illustrated throughout from photographs and engravings. "Souvenir Edition" in gilt on front board. Specially bound in the publisher's full brown morocco, blind-stamped decorations, front cover lettered in gilt; a Taber photograph of the Hotel Del Monte laid down to front board, AEG. From the Newton A. Cope, Sr. library with his decorative bookplate; also a Pacific Union Club wine label affixed to inside front board. A near fine copy (front hinge starting; Index page partially separated; light wear to extremities; small bump to upper & lower edge). Item #15515
Scarce and early history of Monterey and its surroundings, including Pacific Grove, Del Monte, Salinas, Carmel, etc., Lists and describes numerous residences, ranches, and buildings, etc. Biographical sketches of prominent residents. (Rocq 5514).