[CALIFORNIA] Group of four titles, one inscribed.
Comprising: SHAW, R. C. Across the Plains in Forty-Nine. Farmland, Indiana: W. C. West, 1896. First edition. Publisher's cloth. Slightly cocked and rubbed but a good copy overall. Cowan p. 580; Graff 3744; Howes S349; Kurutz 571a; Eberstadt 431; WAUGH, LORENZO. Autobiography of Lorenzo Waugh. Oakland, CA: Pacific Press, 1883. First edition. Publisher's cloth. Frontispiece. Spotting to title and portrait, lightly rubbed, an uncommon title at auction. Cowan p. 672; Howes W181; Rocq 14911; SAWYER, LORENZO. Way Sketches Containing Incidents of Travel Across the Plains, from St. Joseph to California in 1850. New York: Edward Eberstadt, 1926. First edition, one of 385 copies. Publisher's cloth-backed boards. Frontispiece. Light toning to endpapers, stain to two internal leaves where a clipping had been laid-in, else fine. Cowan p. 570; Graff 3687; Howes S133; Kurutz 556; Mintz 403; Wagner-Camp 191 (note); Eberstadt 107:349; Streeter Sale 3228; McGONNIGLE, ROBERT D. When I Went West: from the Bad Lands to California. Pittsburg[sic]: [Anderson], 1901. First edition, inscribed by the author in 1902, one of 250 copies per Adams. Publisher's gilt decorated cloth. Frontispiece, plates. Light thumbsoiling and spotting, spine a touch faded, else fine. Adams, Rampaging Herd, 1403.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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