Bancroft, Hubert Howe (with An Introduction by Edmund G. Brown)
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Publisher Santa Barbara, CA Wallace Hebberd 1963
This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some light toning to the edges of the text block. The dust jacket has noticeable toning to the spine ane edges along with some beginning rubbing to the spine joints. There are several small edge nicks and tears and a light coffee ring to the front panel of the dust jacket along with ground-in dirt and edge wear." Hubert Howe Bancroft (1832–1918) ...Bancroft attended the Doane Academy in Granville for a year, and he then became a clerk in his brother-in-law's bookstore in Buffalo, New York. In March 1852, Bancroft was provided with an inventory of books to sell and was sent to the booming California city of San Francisco to set up a west coast regional office of the firm. Bancroft was successful in building his company, entering the world of publishing in the process. He also became a serious collector of books, building a collection numbering into the tens of thousands of volumes."