Bancroft, Hubert HoweThe Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft Volume XVIII - History of California, Vol. I. 1542-1800 San Francisco A.l. Bancroft & Company 1884 1st Cloth Hardcover VG Minus No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 10" Tall Original 1884 issue in original brown cloth with blind embossing on the corners and center of front cover. No markings. Vg minus antiquarian condition. Illustrated with maps in the contents. Complete and tight; has faired well over the years. Has an old-fashioned neatly type-written essay copied from Englehard, Vol II Missions and Missionraries of Calif. (Pg. 75,) neatly folded and mounted at top margin of page 171 in this book by Bancroft supplementing on these pages Bancrofts work with some of Englehard'ts on the missons of California.