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Series: Publication of the Book Club of California, Number 201. LIMITED EDITION of 390 copies set in Janson type, designed by Lewis Allen of the Allen Press and printed by Anchor & Acorn Press. 4to. 10 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches. [vi], (66) pp. Two lines of the title page and the first line of the text printed in red, original leaf (pp. 145-146 of Cowan's Bibliography bound in between pages [ii] and [iii], with a red pencil check mark in the margin of page 146), 3 duotone illustrations including portraits of Cowan and John Henry Nash, list of sources; text clean, unmarked. Plain paper over boards, natural linen spine, printed paper front cover label, spine titled in black, original acetate dust-jacket, brick red end-papers; binding square and tight. Includes the prospectus in the original mailing envelope. KJ319-201. Fine. "This book celebrates Cowan's pioneering California bibliography published in 1914. As the inaugural book in The Book Club of California's publication program, this landmark bibliography established many of the procedures and traditions that have guided the Club's publication program over the last seven decades. This history of Cowan's 1914 edition printed by Taylor, Nash, and Taylor and his enlarged 1933 edition printed by John Henry Nash is traced in an essay by Gary F. Kurutz. Each copy is accompanied by a leaf from the original 1914 edition and features portraits of Cowan and Nash." REFERENCE: A Bibliography of the Books Published by the Book Club of California, 1993-2009, No. 201.
Title: An Essay by Gary F. Kurutz on A Bibliography of California and the Pacific West, 1510-1906 by Robert E. Cowan. With an Original Leaf from the Club's 1914 First Edition
Categories: Book Club of California,
Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Book Club of California: 1993
Book Condition: Collectible: Like New
Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, As Issued.
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Seller ID: KJ319-201
Keywords: An Essay by Gary F Kurutz on A Bibliography of California and the Pacific West 1510-1906 by Robert E Cowan With an Original Leaf from the Club's 1914 First Edition, Gary F Kurutz, Robert E Cowan, Bibliography, Book Club of California, Fine Press