'A NATURAL AND CIVIL HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA: CONTAINING AN ACCURATE DESCRIPTION OF THAT COUNTRY, ITS SOILS, MOUNTAINS, HARBOURS, LAKES, RIVERS AND SEAS; ITS ANIMALS, VEGETABLES, MINERALS AND FAMOUS FISHERY FOR PEARLS...' LONDON: PRINTED FOR JAMES RIVINGTON AND JAMES FLETCHER, 1759
2 volumes 8vo (7 7/8 x 4 7/8 in.; 198 x 124mm). 8 images on 4 plates, folding map; one or two stray spots, hole to front free endpaper (vol. I). Contemporary full speckled brown calf, covers with double gilt ruled, spines with raised bands in six compartments with gilt rules, third gilt-numbered, edges speckled red; minor rubbing to extremities, joints weak.
Thomas Weld (bookplates to front pastedowns; signature to title page of vol. I)
Cowan & Cowan 658; Field 405; Howes V69; Sabin 98845