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Bledsoe, Indian Wars of Northwest 1st Ed. 1885
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Title: Indian Wars of the Northwest. A California Sketch
Author: Bledsoe, A[nthony] J.
Description: 505 pp. Errata tipped-in at p. [9]. 8¾x5¾, full period tan calf, gilt-lettered red and black morocco spine labels. First Edition.Important work dealing with the settlement of the northwest coast counties of California, and treating in detail the many Indian uprisings of Trinity, Humboldt, and Del Norte counties during the first fifteen years of California statehood. J. Gregg Layne in the Zamorano Eighty notes that "in this book a full account is given of the discovery of Humboldt Bay by Dr. Gregg of Commerce of the Prairies fame. Dr. Gregg's party were the first Americans to see Humboldt Bay. Gregg lost his life by starvation on his way back to his headquarters, and was buried near Clear Lake." Cowan p.57; Howes B529; Zamorano 80 #6.
Heading: Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: Bacon & Co.
Date Published: 1885
Condition
Scattered small stains and leather a bit darkened, light soiling; endpapers a bit foxed, related old newspaper clippings affixed to rear pastedown; else very good or better.
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Bledsoe, Indian Wars of Northwest 1st Ed. 1885

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Title: Indian Wars of the Northwest. A California Sketch
Author: Bledsoe, A[nthony] J.
Description: 505 pp. Errata tipped-in at p. [9]. 8¾x5¾, full period tan calf, gilt-lettered red and black morocco spine labels. First Edition.Important work dealing with the settlement of the northwest coast counties of California, and treating in detail the many Indian uprisings of Trinity, Humboldt, and Del Norte counties during the first fifteen years of California statehood. J. Gregg Layne in the Zamorano Eighty notes that "in this book a full account is given of the discovery of Humboldt Bay by Dr. Gregg of Commerce of the Prairies fame. Dr. Gregg's party were the first Americans to see Humboldt Bay. Gregg lost his life by starvation on his way back to his headquarters, and was buried near Clear Lake." Cowan p.57; Howes B529; Zamorano 80 #6.
Heading: Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: Bacon & Co.
Date Published: 1885
Condition
...
Scattered small stains and leather a bit darkened, light soiling; endpapers a bit foxed, related old newspaper clippings affixed to rear pastedown; else very good or better.

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