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    Hubert Howe Bancroft. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. San Francisco: The History Company, 1886-1890). Mixed edition. 39 8vo volumes. Numerous maps, including many that fold out. Uniformly bound in light brown leather with black spine title labels lettered in gilt. All edges marbled. Soiling, rubbing, and staining to the covers of some volumes. Clear plastic dust jacket adhered to Volume I. Joints tender or partially split on some volumes. Some hinges reinforced. A number of chipped spine heads. Scattered minor foxing throughout the set, primarily to endpapers. Overall, a very good set of a monumental work.

    "Colossal co-operative undertaking; nothing approaching it has ever been attempted in this country" (Howes). One of the most comprehensive histories of the American West, Central America, and Mexico.

    References: Graff 155. Howell 50. Howes B91.

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    November, 2009
    21st Saturday
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