Author:Palmer, J. W., M. D

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The New and the Old; or, California and India, in Romantic Aspects.

By: Palmer, J. W., M. D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: N.Y. & London, Rudd & Carleton; Sampson Low, Son & Co.: 1859

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9279

Condition: Near Fine condition


1 blank leaf; vii-xiv; 433 pp., tissue frontis illus.; coated brown paper for pastedowns and endpapers;, pub. ads and catalog in back; 8vo; pebbled brown cloth; spine lettered in gilt within gilt rule, publisher's device in gilt at foot of spine; 12 illustrations. Ex Pacific Union Club library with their bookplate front pastedown. Spine gilt dulled; nick to cloth at top of spine."The first 257 pages relate to California. The author, a medical practitioner, came to California in 1849, and during that year was the city physician of San Francisco. His sketches are rather different fro... View more info