Baptism in Oil: Stephen F. Peckham in Southern California 1865-66.
White, Gerald T.

San Fancisco: The Book Club of California, 1984. 11 x 7.25". 138pp. Decorative green paper over black cloth with gilt lettering on spine and in fine condition. One of 500 copies designed by Ward Ritchie, title page and cover illustrations by Rex Brandt, and calligraphy by Judy Detrick. Book consists of a reminiscent narrative by Stephen F. Peckham of his year in southern California and his correspondence as a chemist and geologist during that time along with a biographical sketch from the author. Hardcover (Item ID: 5835)


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