Seventy-Five Years in California

San Francisco: John Howell Books, 1967. Third edition, edited and corrected from Davis's own copy of the 1889 original edition. Limited edition of 2500 copies and printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy. 4to. 345pp. 19 plates (some in color; 4 folding). Editied with an historical foreword and index by Douglas S. Watson. Upper corners lightly bumped else fine in near fine dustjacket (minor creasing along upper front edge; short closed tear to upper rear corner). / Hardcover. Item #20713

Recollections and remarks by one visited these shores in 1831, and again in 1833, and except when absent on business was a resident for 1838 until the end of a long life in 1909. "The definitive edition of the most readable book on nineteenth-century century California - an outstanding eyewitness account." - Howell 50 California 1261 (Cowan pg. 160; Howes D136; Kurutz 170c; Sloan Zamorano 80 27A).

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