Santa Barbara and Around There. Edward Roberts.
Santa Barbara and Around There
Santa Barbara and Around There

Santa Barbara and Around There

Roberts Brothers, 1886. Hardcover. This guide to the Santa Barbara coast was written "to picture truthfully, rather than entertainingly", and contains a short history of the area, but primarily is a descriptive account of the area and its wealthiest residents at the time. 191 pp. 4 ¼" x 6". Blue cloth boards with floral design stamped to front cover, black stamped titles to cover, gilt titles to spine. 26 illustrations, including frontispiece. Condition: Some rubbing to edges of boards, corners are slightly bumped, gilt to spine bright and intact, 1" x 2" red stain on back cover at hinge, small (~½") stains to front cover. Text and illustrations are clean and unmarked, onionskin recto to frontispiece is inact, binding is tight. A nice copy with worn covers of this scarce guide. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #2020-K29

Price: $250.00

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