San Francisco: Pacific Press Publishing, 1885.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Two volumes, pp 799, 823, in original brown cloth binding with beveled edges, gilt lettering on spines. Light general shelf wear, fraying to cloth at foot of spines, ownership signature of Henry Salan on each front endpaper; otherwise unmarked, clean, and sound. Two additional volumes were published in 1897 by N.J. Stone.The full set is described by Cowan as "The best history of California within reasonable proportions." These two volumes focus on the Spanish and Mexican periods and the conquest of California Zamorano 80, #43; Howes H-544; Cowan p. 112-113.