Bancroft, Hubert HoweBancroft's Works; Volume XIX - History of California Vol. II; 1801-1824 San Francisco A.l. Bancroft & Company 1885 Original 1st Brown Cloth Hardback Good Plus 8vo - over 7¾" - 10" Tall One of the original 1885 editions in brown cloth with gilt spine title and gilt borders and blind stamped desing and borders on covers. About good plus to VG minus with light to medium wear here and there. Tight, quite serviceable. Will match nicely with a set needing one in good to Vg plus or slightly better condition.
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.