RANCHOS OF CALIFORNIA A List of Spanish Concessions 1775-1822 and Mexican Grants 1822-1846
COWAN, Robert G.
Fresno Academy Library Guild 1956 151 pages. First Edition. Tan cloth. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Map endpapers. Index. Glossary. Laid in is a small Memorial Service folder dated September 15, 1993, honoring the death of Author Robert G. Cowan, with a photograph of Mr. Cowan on the front cover. Listed speakers include Msgr. Francis J. Weber, Dr. Doyce B. Nunis, Jr., Dr. Thomas Andrews, and bookseller Glen Dawson. Chapters include The Setting, Ranchos, Unnamed Ranchos, Grantees, Claimants, Counties, Grant Dates, and Governors (Spanish and Mexican). An extra leaf for pages 121-122 is loosely inserted, evincing some changes to the text of the bound leaf. There is some marginalia in ink code, relating to a handwritten Legend on the verso of page113, relating the entries to "Land Case", "Northern District", "Southern District" and the two books on Disenos authored by Robert Becker for The Book Club of California. A scarce book.A NEAR FINE copy(some soiling and minor edgewear), now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket.
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Jacket Condition: Custom Clear Mylar
Condition: Near Fine
Book Id: 1703