Pioneer Leather Tanners: A History of the Wagner Family, SIGNED, 1997, Fine

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Pioneer Leather Tanners: A History of the Wagner Family
Author:
Joyce Boda
Publisher:
Joyce L. Boda
Release Date:
1997
Seller Category:
CALIFORNIANA
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Used: Excellent
Sku: 00882
Notes: Fine, SIGNED, First Edition, 8vo, 11" x 8 1/2." Black-and-white, glossy, pictorial paper wrappers. Wrap-around illustration on covers. Black lettering on front and spine. Covers have slight rubbing, minuscule bumping to tips, slight edge wear, and almost imperceptible age toning, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages have minuscule bumping to tips, else pristine and intact. Black-and-white illustrations included. SIGNED by the author on title page in black pen: "Joyce L. Boda." 182 pp., including illustrations, Bibliography, and Index. A comprehensive history of the Pacific Tannery, a prominent tanning business that once graced the streets of Stockton, California. The Pacific Tannery was founded in 1853 by a German immigrant named Jacob C. Wagner. Jacob's brother, Charles Wagner, later joined the business in 1865. Excerpt from Chapter 1: "This historical work is presented with the aim of giving the reader a view of the tanning operations of the Pacific Tannery from 1853 to 1928; from the tannery's inception with primitive equipment to a highly modern plant the enterprise and the Wagner Family has played a vital role in Stockton's history." Printed by Eureka Printing Company, Inc. of Eureka, California. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.