Picturesque California, India Proof Edition, Volumes 1-5 of the 10 Volume Series)

Picturesque California, India Proof Edition, Volumes 1-5 of the 10 Volume Series)

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New York and San Francisco: [J. Dewing Publishing Company], (ca. 1888). approx. 11 x 14". Five volumes. (Folio) 18 1/2x13 3/4 original ¾ bound brown morocco, spines and covers lettered in gilt. Title page indicates the desirable “India Proof” edition. Publisher's binding printed for Mrs. R. McElroy. Profusely illustrated including etchings, photogravures, photo-etchings, etc., all with printed tissue guards; gilt edged, approximately 114 of the smaller in-text illustrations are also printed on India paper and mounted, interiors clean and bright, wear and rubbing to covers and spine with some separating front boards and loss on spines, otherwise in good + condition.

Known to have been issued in a number of formats. Featuring scenes of San Francisco, Sacramento, Menlo Park, etc. Superb array of etchings, engravings and photogravures from works by important Western artists, incl. Thomas Moran, Julian Rix, Frederic Remington, Thomas Hill, and many others. Very heavy -- will require extra postage.

Publisher
J. Dewing Publishing Company
Binding
Hardcover