Frank Morrison Pixley of The Argonaut

By: John L. Levinsohn

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Book Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Publications of the Book Club of California, No. 190, Literary Profile Series, No. 2. LIMITED EDITION of 450 copies, designed and printed by Susan Acker at the Feathered Serpent Press, typeset at Mackenzie-Harris Corporation in Bembo monotype on machine made paper, bound by Cardoza-James Binding Company, with photographs printed by Marin Stat Graphic Arts. 8vo. 9 x 6 inches. 81, [3] pp. Black-and-white photographic portrait frontispiece of Pixley, title-page and text printed in red and black inks, title-page with color vignette of court jester, chapter head vignettes, 8 black-and-white plates, bibliography, red printer's device of the Feathered Serpent Press on the colophon; text clean, un-marked. Gray linen, gilt spine, plain white dust-jacket, illustrated end-papers; binding square and tight. Comes with the prospectus in the original mailing envelope. KJ319-190. Fine. Frank Morrison Pixley (1825-1895) was a member of the Michigan State Supreme Court, Attorney General of California, and founder of the literary journal The Argonaut. This study explores the life of a figure whose commentaries exercised considerable influence on San Francisco's literary scene. Included in the Rounce & Coffin Club's Exhibition of Western Books. REFERENCE: Harlan, The Two Hundredth Book, No. 190.

Title: Frank Morrison Pixley of The Argonaut

Author Name: John L. Levinsohn

Categories: Book Club of California,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Book Club of California: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, As Issued.

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: KJ319-190

Keywords: Frank Morrison Pixley of The Argonaut, John L Levinsohn, Book Club of California, Fine Press