History of Humboldt County, California, with Illustrations descriptive of its Scenery, Farms, Residences, Public Buildings.... San Francisco: Wallace W. Elliott, 1881. 218,  pp. Lithographed throughout with portraits and views, several double-page, 2 color maps. 4to (265 x 287 mm). Original quarter morocco and gilt-decorated cloth. Scattered marginal stains and chips, first map frayed, few small tape-stains at centerfolds of double-page lithographs, rebacked with original (flaked) spine laid down, new endpapers.
First edition of one of the rarest California county histories. With descriptions of the gold mines, Humboldt Bay, the Klamath, portraits and biographies of the first settlers, etc. Rocq 2037.