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REPORT OF THE SURVEYOR-GENERAL OF CALIFORNIA, From November 1, 1867 to November 1, 1869 (With Supplemental Report of the Assessor of San Francisco County)

Bost, John (Surveyor-General of California)

Published by D. W. Gelwicks, State Printer, Sacramento, 1869 (?), 1869
Condition: Abt. G Hardcover
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Early California imprint detailing industrial and other statistical information including much on agriculture and including wine. Tables are for 1867 and 1868. Title page is lacking place or date but contents indicate this was printed in 1869. Copright page just has the name of the printer. Introduction ending at page 13 discusses need to complete drawing the easter boundary of California because of the "recent discovery of mines along the line." There is also a discussion of how much population the various sections of the state could support. Mid-way through book is a detailed report concerning San Francisco County. Appendix includes the summary reports of the various county assessors throughout the state. Front cover is detached but still present. Title on spine in gilt. Spine leather is very worn but lettering still very readable. Contents clean and tight. Pages slightly age browned. Marbled paper in black and white on the covers, peeled off at lower right of front cover. Errata slip still present at beginning of book. Fascinating time capsule of the early days of the State of California. Bookseller Inventory # 1351

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Publisher: D. W. Gelwicks, State Printer, Sacramento, 1869 (?)

Publication Date: 1869

Binding: Half-Leather

Book Condition:Abt. G

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