Old Monterey: California's Adobe Capital (INSCRIBED)

San Francisco: San Carlos Press, 1934. First Edition. A warm INSCRIPTION by the author "To my old friend, Dr. Leonard, devotee of California's dramatic history, helper to establish the Historic Museum in the Customs House, Monterey - relative of Philip A. Roach, whose portrait appears in this volume - a maker of history. Laura Bride Powers. Oct. 22, '40." 8vo. 299 pp. Index. Black & white photographic images. Foreword by Dr. Herbert Eugene Bolton. Red cloth with black lettering in orange and red dustjacket. A fine copy (text portions of second dustjacket neatly tipped to rear pages) in fine dustjacket; an exceptionally fine copy with a heartfelt author inscription. Item #21426

"Monterey is one of the most historic spots in Western North America...Mrs. Powers...has brought many new facts to light and straightened out more than one hitherto distorted episode." - Introduction. A vivid cross-section of California's dramatic history from 1542.

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