Stories of the island world. Charles Nordhoff.
Stories of the island world

Presentation copy to a California pioneer

Stories of the island world

New York: Harper & Bros. 1857. First edition, 12mo, pp. vii, [2], 10-315, [1], 4 (ads); very small chips from the head and tail of the spine, else good or better in orig. terracotta cloth. Presentation copy inscribed "To James T. Warner from his friend the author." Warner (1807-95) was a California pioneer arriving in Los Angeles in 1831 where he opened a shop there as early as 1836. Previously, he worked for Jedidiah Smith as the clerk of a trading expedition to New Mexico. (See DAB.) A significant presentation copy of Nordhoff's fourth book. Item #20992

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