History of California 1542-1845 (4 volumes)
Santa Barbara: Wallace Hebberd, 1963-1969. First Edition Thus. Includes Vol. I - IV (of the 7 volumes History of California set). 8vo. Maps, text illustrations. Tan cloth with black spine labels & gilt lettering in cream illustrated dustjackets. Fine copies in fine dustjackets (scrape on Vol. III spine). Item #21363
Volumes XVIII through XXI of Bancroft's Works, "... for the years it covers (1542-1890) is still the foundation study, the first source for any serious research... the footnotes alone make his history worth its weight in factual and bibliographical gold..." - Kurutz, Sloan Zamorano 80:3. "the fundamental authority on Pacific Coast backgrounds." - Wheat Gold Rush 10. (Cowan II, pg. 33; Graff 155; Howes B91).