Joaquin Murieta, The Brigand Chief of California. Francis D. Farquhar.

Joaquin Murieta, The Brigand Chief of California

San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1932. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine / Near fine. Item #21668

Thin small 4to. (4),viii,(2) pp. Green cloth spine, printed paper label, decorated endpapers. Eight hand colored illustrations after CHarles Nahl and with silhouettes by Valenti Angelo. Notes by Francis D. Farquhar and Preface by Douglas S, Watson. Folded facsimile of the 1853 broadside inserted at rear.


This is a reprint form the 1859 serial and constitutes the first in Grahborn's Americana Reprints. 500 copies were advertized, but the bibliography states that only 400 were issued.


Trace of rubbing along the edges, else a fine copy in original drab brown paper jacket.


Grabhorn Bibliography 168.

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Price: $150.00

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