NEW HELVETIA DIARY: A Record of Events Kept by John A. Sutter and His Clerks at New Helvetia, California, From September 9, 1845 to May 25, 1848

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Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: Grabhorn Press
Date Published:
Edition: First edition. Limited to 950 copies
Condition: A fine copy, entirely clean and unworn
Book Id: 20504


Original white linen and brown and green patterned boards, quarto (7.75 x 12 inches), pp (xxviii, 138 + map and index. Colored frontispiece lithograph facsimile of 1852 view of Sutter's Fort, facsimile page of the diary.


Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To Robert E. Cowan with regards from Phil K. Bekeart, 1939." With Society of California Pioneers' printed "Christmas Greetings" slip announcing publication of the book laid in. Robert Cowan was the eminent historian and bibliographer, Phil K. Bekeart was a descendant of 49er Jules Francois Bekeart and apparently involved with the Society of California Pioneers

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