San Jose: Published by Cottle & Wright, Printers, 338 First Street. 1878. 1st edition (Rocq 13742). 336 pp. Inserted advert leaf after p. 212. 8 cuts depicting divers San Jose buildings (primarily schools). Some illustrated adverts. 8vo. Recent black leather spine, gilt title lettering, over printed paper-wrapped boards. Advert eps. Volume has been restored, with paper repairs to first 3 gatherings, leaves of which have abrasions/stains/imperfections. Some holes in text to pp 31-32, 37-42, where printed presidential portraits had been previously been affixed. Pencil annotations throughout. A Good - Good Plus copy. Item #36976
Rare San Jose city directory from the 1870s, and apparently the 4th published (implied by Quebedeaux, p. 177). Rocq records just one holding (CA Hist. Soc.), with OCLC showing no institutional holdings. Not in the Norris Catalogue. No copies to auction the past 30+ years.