Author:(Shuck, Oscar T.)


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Sketches of Leading and Representative Men of San Francisco : being original sketches of the lives of the prominent politicians, lawyers, divines, pioneers, merchants, orators, etc., etc., of San Francisco. Edited by eminent editors and authors of California ; beautifully illustrated with portraits by the finest artists in America.

By: (Shuck, Oscar T.).

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London & N.Y., London and New York Pub. Co.; News Companies: 1875

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6547

Condition: Fair condition

[iv], [703]-1073 [i.e. 1075], [8] p., 4 plates of heavy card stock with 4 original albumen portrait photographs of Gen. H. A. Cobb, Wm. M. Gwin, A. P. Hotaling, Esq., and Captain R. L. Ogden. Full red calf, lettered & decorated in gilt. Spine and edges well rubbed and chaffed; joints cracked, particularly the front which appears to have undergone some repair, both somewhat tender, but hinges solid so holding well. Portrait photographs appear to be in uniformly good cond... View more info

History of the Bench and Bar of California: Being Biographies of Many Remarkable Men, A Store of Humorous and Pathetic Recollections, Accounts of Important Legislation and Extraordinary Cases; Comprehending, The Judicial History of the State.

By: Shuck, Oscar T.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Commercial Printing House: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5412

Condition: Very Good condition

xxiv, 1152 pp., portrait frontis; 4to, [9 3/4 x 6 3/4]; original maroon cloth; Illustrated with numerous portrait plates from photographs. Moderate fading of spine and upper extremites of covers; light rubbing and soil. Binding very solid.Cowan II; 586 View more info