Stockton, CA: The Stockton Corral of Westerners/University of the Pacific, (1983). First edition. Hardcover. xiv, 368,  pp., 160 photos, maps, and illustrations; oblong quarto, red leatherette with gilt title and cover ornament, dustjacket. Owner name to back of half-title page, else very good in very good jacket. Item #22800
A history of the dredges working in the bays and inland waterways of California and their role in shaping the agricultural and residential development of the state.