Historical and Descriptive Sketch Book of Napa, Sonoma, Lake, and Mendocino, Comprising Sketches of Their Topography, Productions, History, Scenery, and Peculiar Attractions
1873·Napa City, CA
by Menefee, C.A.
Napa City, CA: Reporter Publishing House, 1873. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 356 pp, with frontispiece and 28 additional illustrations, some full-page. Original rust-colored cloth boards and heavily worn, with several tears in the cloth and places where the underlying cardboard is visible. Spine lettering is faded, some foxing to endpapers, illustrations, and surrounding pages. Binding sound, but not as tight as it might be. Bookplate of historian John Haskell Kemble on front pastedown. Howes M516, Cowan p. 424, noting that the work "contains a large amount of local history and biography not readily accessible elsewhere."
(Inventory #: 2928)
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Nineteenth-Century Americana, California and the West, Exploration, Travel and Tourism, Alaska, Africa, Middle East, Historical Manuscripts and Archives
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