San Francisco: Towne and Bacon, 1860. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Very good- condition. Item #019309
378 pages of text. Original hardcover binding with moderate shelfwear and rubbing; the gilt spine lettering is bright and intact; protected in archival mylar. The text is a bit shaken. Contains a frontisportrait and eleven illustrations. There is soiling and foxing scattered moderately throughout the text, and there are numerous small dark stains on several pages near where the pages are bound into the book. Previous owners' name neatly on the front flyleaf: J.B. Burton. Previous owner's inscription neatly on an early page of text which appears to be inscribed to Benjamin Burton. Howes H543.