San Francisco. The Private Press of Thonas C. Russell. 1926. This edition limited to 260 numbered copies of which this is #183. Signed by Thomas C. Russell to limitation page. This is a Presentation Copy inscribed to Marie Louise from San Francisco tycoon William Sproule- the inscription in ink to flyleaf. Illustrated with 5 full page mezzotints depicting early Northern California and San Francisco. 8vo. 6.5" x 10.0". Handsomely bound in full gilt ruled morocco. Gilt ruled spine compartments with elaborate gilt tooled motif.Gilt tooled raised bands.
A beautiful custom presentation of Rezanov's report to the Russian Minister of Commerce detailing the voyage to and the establishment of the Russian Colony in California.
Bottom corners bumped else a gleaming, pristine Fine copy.