Vol 58, No 7 (1997)

July/ August

Cover Page
This image is from Grapes and Grape Vines of California. Printed in San Francisco by Edward Bosqui & Co. in 1877, this work was one of the most elaborate and beautiful California imprints up to its time. This copy was a present to the St. Louis Mercantile Library Association, which possesses broad primary and secondary re­search collections related to Western Ameri­cana, history, travel, and exploration as well as in the social sciences, natural history, and the history of technology. For more news of the Mercantile, see page 464.