San Francisco: The Stone Educational Co., 1898. First Edition. 8vo. xv, 67, 67a pp. Pronouncing Vocabulary. Maps; portrait frontispeice; illustrations by Charles J. Hittell. With an Introduction and Suggestive Correlations by Richard D. Faulkner. Tan cloth with black & red lettering. Minor wear to extremities; 2 previous owner names; mild bumping to upper corners; hinged cracked at center of book; else a near fine copy. Item #19270
A history of California intended for students, designed as a text-book for instruction in the history of the State and for supplementary reading. A previous owner (with her signature and date) of this book was Minnie Coulter (1866 - 1932), a member of the early California pioneer Coulter family. Miss Coulter was a significant figure in the Santa Rosa community, a respected schoolteacher, the first president of the Women's Improvement Club and the "Lady Assistant Steward" of the Santa Rosa Grange, an active member of Native Daughters of the Golden West, serving as Grand Treasurer, Grand Vice-President, and Grand President, winning the praise and gratitude of her sisters for efficient and faithful service. (Not in Cowan).