Napa City: Reporter Publishing House, 1873. First edition. Hardcover. Original terra-cotta cloth with embossed title to front cover and spine; octavo; 356 pp. Engraved frontispiece, lithograph portrait plate (of Gouverneur Morris, U. S. Marshall) and 27 engraved illustrations in the text - many full-page. Full-page advertisement for Liddle & Kaeding Sportsmen's Emporium, 538 Washington St., San Francisco, affixed to front and rear pastedown endpapers.Light bumping to corners, moderate wear to spine ends, lower corner of rear free endpaper torn away else near fine. Very good. Item #20663
A remarkably fresh copy of the earliest published general history of any of the 4 named counties. Text includes histories and descriptions of the region and biographical sketches of early settlers. Rocq 5847; Cowan p. 424.