ADDRESS On The HISTORY Of CALIFORNIA From the Discovery of the Country to the Year 1849. Delivered before the Society of California Pioneers at their Celebration of the Tenth Anniversary of the State of California into the Union.
[San Francisco]: 1860. 2nd edition (Cowan II, p. 522 & 595; Greenwood 1376; Howes R-56), without the 2 maps. 42 pp. 8vo. 9" x 5-3/4". Printed yellow wrappers, sewn. Some wear & soiling to wrappers, with spine paper chipped & rear wrapper beginning to detach top 4". Scattered foxing. Withal, a VG copy of an item rare in the trade. Item #36534
"Randolph, a lawyer, came to California in 1849 and was a member of the first California legislature. He was usually retained in important land cases, and became nationally known in the New Almaden quicksilver mine case." [Howell].
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