Governor Alvarado to John A. Sutter / reprinted from the original pamphlet published in 1850


Published by printed and bound by Industrial Arts Laboratory Press at San Jose State College for the Sacramento Book Collectors Club, Sacramento & San Jose, 1942 8vo, ¼ linen, violet boards. xxi,13p., frontis-map, rubricated title page, preface, notes to preface, the pamphlet, remarks of John Plumbe, notes to text. Errata slip affixed at rear colophon. The first publication of the Sacramento Book Collectors Club; limited to eighty copies. Laid in is a printed slip listing the charter members of the Club, including President Edward Crussell whose copy this was. Reprints what was believed to be the first book printed in Sacramento, a small pamphlet of twelve pages published in April of 1850. A near fine copy; clean, tight and bright with light rubbing to corners, toned end papers, and a few small (1/4”) cracks in the gutter just before the half-tltle. 1" rubbed spot inside front cover; probably a label removal

Title: Governor Alvarado to John A. Sutter / reprinted from the original pamphlet published in 1850

Author Name: A faithful translation of the papers respecting the grant made by Plumbe, John, with an introduction by Neal Harlow

Categories: U.S. History, Fine Printing/Small Press, Californiana,

Edition: 1st ed. thus.

Publisher: Industrial Arts Laboratory Press at San Jose State College for the Sacramento Book Collectors Club: 1942

Book Condition: Near fine.

Item: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: cr180226l

Keywords: Sacramento, Gold Rush, California