California in the fifties fifty views of cities and mining towns in California and the West, originally drawn on stone by Kuchel & Dresel and other early San Francisco lithographers. by Douglas S. Watson

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Published by J. Howell in San Francisco .

Written in English

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  • California

Subjects:

  • Lithography, American.,
  • California -- Pictorial works.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementIntroduction & explanatory text by Douglas S. Watson.
GenrePictorial works.
ContributionsHowell, John, 1874-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF864 .W33
The Physical Object
Pagination[113] p.
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6342502M
LC Control Number36022995
OCLC/WorldCa1952199

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