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    Scarce First Issue,
    Limited to 100 Copies and Signed

    Elisha Brooks. The Life Story of a California Pioneer. San Francisco: Privately printed for the author by the Abbott-Brady Printing Corporation, San Francisco, 1922. First edition first issue, written for the author's grandchildren and purportedly limited to only 100 copies. Signed and dated by the author underneath his portrait on the verso of the dedication page. [1]-62 pages. Tan paper over boards with titles and rules printed in brown on the front board. Modest toning and shelf wear, else a very good copy of the scarce first issue intended for family distribution.

    "The narrative describes a trip across the plains in 1852, when the author, then aged eleven years, went with his mother to join his father who had gone overland in 1850." (Graff 412).


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