excerpt – Exploring the Bancroft Library » Some of the original 39 volumes of The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, published 1883-1890 by Bancroft’s own publishing company. This set, bound in full calf, was sold in 1884, complete with glass-fronted walnut bookcase, to Henry Stiner of Eagleville, California, for $5.50 per volume.

Some of the original 39 volumes of The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, published 1883-1890 by Bancroft's own publishing company. This set, bound in full calf, was sold in 1884, complete with glass-fronted walnut bookcase, to Henry Stiner of Eagleville, California, for $5.50 per volume.


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