A HISTORY Of STOCKTON From Its Organization Up to the Present Time Including a Sketch of San Joaquin County Comprising a History of the Government, Politics, State of Society, Religion, Fire Department, Commerce, Secret Societies, Art, Science, Manufactures, Agriculture and Miscellaneous Events Within the Past Thirty Years. Illustrated with Portraits & Familiar Woodcuts. George H. Tinkham.

A HISTORY Of STOCKTON From Its Organization Up to the Present Time Including a Sketch of San Joaquin County Comprising a History of the Government, Politics, State of Society, Religion, Fire Department, Commerce, Secret Societies, Art, Science, Manufactures, Agriculture and Miscellaneous Events Within the Past Thirty Years. Illustrated with Portraits & Familiar Woodcuts.

San Francisco: W. M. Hinton & Co., 1880. 1st edition (Cowan II, p. 640; Howes T-273; Rocq 13138). TLs [& envelope] from author laid-in. xvi, [2], 196, [2], 203 - 397, [1 (blank)] pp. Frontis photograph(s): one of Weber & the other of his residence [by J. P. Spooner]. 4 inserted plates. Cuts. 8vo. 8-7/8" x 5-5/8". Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine (professionally rebacked). Square & tight. Spine gilt dull. PO name stamp. Overall, a VG+ copy. Item #34684

Tinkham's TLs, dated 1926, responds to a request for his book, which he is unable to provide, advising "Miss Woods", from San Francisco, it's already "very scarce and going up in price".

A fact that still applies today... the work somewhat uncommon on the commercial market, especially in collectible condition as is this copy; ABPC shows 1995 the last one to auction.

Price: $750.00

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