Item #76564 TIERRA PERFECTA, THE PERFECT LAND OF THE MISSION FATHERS. LOWER CALIFORNIA, THE PENINSULA, NOW OPEN TO COLONISTS. Baja California, The International Company of Mexico.

TIERRA PERFECTA, THE PERFECT LAND OF THE MISSION FATHERS. LOWER CALIFORNIA, THE PENINSULA, NOW OPEN TO COLONISTS.

San Diego, California: The International Company of Mexico, circa 1886. Wraps. Octavo: 22, [2] p. with 6 black-and-white photographic illustrations and 3 maps: one of Colony Carlos Pacheco (Ensenada), a map of the United States showing the "Lands of The International Company of Mexico, Lower California", and a detailed rendering of Baja California. Original printed blue paper wrappers, bound with two staples. The contents are a little toned. The ink signature of B.A. Cecil Stephens, a member of the Historical Society of Southern California in the 1890s, as well as a principal in a syndicate interested in water flow in the lower Colorado River, appears along the top edge of the front panel. Some minor toning and wear along the extremities of the wrappers, with a stain to the rear panel; else very good. Barrett 1305 and 1306, although neither is this issue with the "Francis, Valentine & Co., Printers, San Francisco, Cal." imprint at the bottom of the front panel.

Extols the virtues of Baja California for agriculture, mining, and manufacturing. Includes statements from persons who have been on the company lands, conditions, prices, and other information for colonists. The final leaf features a rendering fot the company office, located at the corner of Sixth and F Streets in San Diego. Item #76564

Price: $400.00

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