HISTORY OF POLITICAL CONVENTIONS IN CALIFORNIA, 1849-1892. Winfield J. Davis.

HISTORY OF POLITICAL CONVENTIONS IN CALIFORNIA, 1849-1892

Sacramento: California State Library, 1893. First edition. Hardcover. 711 p. Publications of the California State Library, No.1. First edition, with the tipped-in errata at p.1. "When published in February 1893, newspapers around California hailed Davis's book as the 'best work of political reference ever published in the state.' ... Based on painstaking research, this encyclopedia of state politics starts with the first political mass meeting in California, the Democratic Convention held in San Francisco on October 25, 1849, and concludes with the state convention of July 26, 1892" (Kurutz: The Zamorano 80 Collection of Daniel G. Volkmann Jr.). Octavo. Original brown cloth binding, with gilt titles. Publisher's stamp ("Compliments of California State Library") to the front flyleaf, with the tiny ink stamp of Harry N.M. Winton to the front pastedown. Mild wear to the corners and tips; else very good. Cowan I, p.64; Cowan II, p.161; Graff 1024; Howes D142; The Zamorano Eighty 28. Very Good. Item #62786

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