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Seventy-five years in California : a history of events and life in California : personal, political and military; under the Mexican regime; during the quasi-military government of the territory by the United States, and after the admission of the state to the union : being a compilation by a witness of the events described; a reissue and enlarged illustrated edition of "Sixty years in California", to which much new matter by its author has been added which he contemplated publishing under the present title at the time of his death / edited and with an historical forward and index by Douglas S. Watson, by William Heath Davis.

Seventy-five years in California : a history of events and life in California : personal, political and military; under the Mexican regime; during the quasi-military government of the territory by the United States, and after the admission of the state to the union : being a compilation by a witness of the events described; a reissue and enlarged illustrated edition of "Sixty years in California", to which much new matter by its author has been added which he contemplated publishing under the present title at the time of his death / edited and with an historical forward and index by Douglas S. Watson, by William Heath Davis.

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Creator: Davis, William Heath, 1822-1909 Watson, Douglas S. (Douglas Sloane)
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Date: 1929.
Publisher: J. Howell,
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BEIN Zc72 929da: No. 80 of the El Dorado ed., signed by the editor and publisher. Extra illustrated with ms. letters, reproductions and leaves from other books, with "Table of additional material". Bookplate: Robert Watt Miller. Mounted to front flyleaf: Davis, William Heath. ALS to Mssrs. Morse, Noell, and Whaley. 7 Sept. 1885. 2 p.
The facsimiles of letters and autographs are accompanied by typographical transcripts.
Colored view of San Francisco in 1846-7, by Capt. W.F. Swasey, mounted on inside front cover and guard leaf, with Seal of the city in right hand margin. Map, "Californias: antigua y nueva ... Diego Francosa sc. Mexco. a. 1787" mounted on inside back cover and guard leaf. 68 original sketches by Douglas Rodger as chapter head-pieces.
2,250 copies printed and type distributed: Library edition on "Dresden" paper, 2000 copies; the remaining copies on "Utopian" paper: Argonaut edition, copies numbered 151 to 250; Author's section of Argonaut edition, copies 101 to 150; the "El Dorado" numbered 46 to 100; the "Pioneer" copies 26 to 45; California collectors' copies 4 to 25; in addition an Editorial copy, a Publisher's copy and the Presidential copy destined for Herbert Hoover.
Includes index.
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xxxii, 422 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 27 cm.
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