Books West Southwest: Essays on Writers, their Books, and their Land.

By: Lawrence Clark Powell (1905-2001).

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FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 8 1/2 x 5 3/8 inches. x, 157 pp. Half-title, Paul Landacre woodcut of a road runner on title page with 2 color swatches; ink marginalia and underlining on 4 pages. Brown cloth spine, patterned paper over boards, spine titled in gilt; binding square and tight, rubbed. Good. "These essays were written because I was moved by what I read and saw of the Southwest to communicate my thoughts and feelings to others. Some took form first as talks, others were composed directly for publications." From the Preface. Certain of the material in this book has appeared in Arizona Highways, Arizona Librarian, Hoja Volante, Los Angeles Times, Southwest Review, Southwestern Library Association Proceedings, and Wilson Library Bulletin. REFERENCE: 1/2000 copies, selected as one of the Fifty Books of the Year and one of the Rounce and Club's Western Books, The Ward Ritchie Press and Anderson, Ritchie & Simon, p. 120.

Title: Books West Southwest: Essays on Writers, their Books, and their Land.

Author Name: Lawrence Clark Powell (1905-2001).

Illustrator: Paul Landacre

Categories: Lawrence Clark Powell,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA:, The Ward Ritchie Press,: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: MB318-004

Keywords: Lawrence Clark Powell, Books West Southwest, Ward Ritchie, Fine Press