THE GOLDEN CRUCIBLE: An Introduction to the History of American…

THE GOLDEN CRUCIBLE: An Introduction to the History of American California, 1850-1905.

Edition: First printing.

San Francisco: Paul Elder & Co., 1930. Hardcover first edition - A work which was awarded first prize in the James D. Phelan Historical essay contest, published in a limited edition of a total of 1125 copies. This is one of the 1000 copies of the regular edition printed on India Antique Paper. Includes information about the award, criticism by Oscar Lewis and more. xxv, 97 pp.

Condition: Good condition in dark green boards with a tan spine, and gilt lettering. Some rubbing and wear to the edges of the boards, binding is tight. Gift inscription on the front endpaper dated in 1937 'Wishing Robert G. McMaster a serene sky and happy sailing.' Lewis C. Cassidy.'

Book ID: 28371
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