1903 · Placerville, Cal
Scattered throughout this memoir are glimpses of early California, for example, when describing Rev. Peirce's trip from San Francisco to Placerville, which at that time involved a steamer, horseback and then train; also of historical interest is the Appendix. showing the persons baptized, married (a lengthy list) and buried during the early days of Placerville.
___DESCRIPTION: In original grey paper wraps with black lettering surrounded by a thin black rectangular border, frontispiece a photograph of the Rev. Mr. Pierce in his alb and stole, two-page preface by the author, five other photographs of Rev. Peirce throughout, all with selenium toning (purple-brown hue); duodecimo size (approximately 7.25" tall), pagination: (i-viii), (1)-141.
___CONDITION: Better than very good overall, the front wrap is clean and has only minimal wear, the binding is strong, the only prior owner markings being a lightly written notation in pencil on the flyleaf; there is some minor wear to the head and tail of the spine, light foxing to the first few preliminary leaves, and an old dampstain on the back wrap affecting the final few pages of text (the Appendix only).
___CITATION: Cowan p. 653.
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