first edition Original printed paper wrappers
1898 · Oakland, Cal
by [Californiana]. Jordan, Frank C., County Clerk - Compiler
Oakland, Cal: Tribune Publishing Co., Printers, 1898. 1st edition thus, and 2nd edition overall. Not found in Rocq. Original printed paper wrappers. Some edge wear to wrappers, with largish chip from front wrapper lower edge. Age toning. A VG copy.. 85, , x,  pp. Lithographed pictorial t.p. Text illustrated with 12 inserted plates depictiing 59 photographic images, including the Board of Supervisors, UC Berkeley, divers High Schools & 8 images of culverts found throughout the county. Oblong format: 6-5/8" x 10-3/8"
Useful statistical archive of divers data such as salaries, school district funding, etc. Of perhaps more interest is the information found in the Appendix, which gives short summaries of the many local communities, etc., as well as photographic images, showing the County buildings & structures as they were over a century ago.
(Inventory #: 39755)