The "Nonpareil" Press of T. S. Harris

By: Richard E. Lingenfelter (b. 1934) and Richard Anthony Dwyer (1934-2015)

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Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Early California Travels Series, No. XXXIX. LIMITED EDITION of "250 copies printed in Los Angeles on a Kelly, the later nonpareil press of Clyde Browne (1872-192), printer" the famous founder of the Abbey San Encino in the Arroyo Seco, north of downtown Los Angeles. 12mo. 7 7/16 x 5 1/8 inches. xii, 59, [1] pp. Half-title, title page with small book vignette in brown, 2 plates, 2 plates on off-white paper with 4 samples of Panamint News pages, appendix; text clean, unmarked. Brick-red cloth, spine titled in gilt; no dust-jacket, minor rubbing to extremities of the cloth. SBD820-001. Very Good. "This is essentially a biography of T. S. Harris, as a printer, from 1861 until his suicide in 1893. He printed newspapers in the mining towns of Independence, Panamint, Darwin, and Bodie, and later in Lancaster, Rosamond and Tulare. More metropolitan efforts took him to Santa Ana, and Los Angeles." Rudkin, p. 12. Richard Lingenfelter is an American astrophysicist and historian. He is known for his work on the origin of cosmic and gamma rays. As a historian, he is recognized for his efforts at chronicling the history of Death Valley. Richard Dwyer was a professor of English at Purdue University, the University of Florida, and Florida International University. Dwyer also wrote a number of books on Death Valley history. REFERENCE: Rudkin, Early California Travels Series, p. 12, No. XXXIX.

Title: The "Nonpareil" Press of T. S. Harris

Author Name: Richard E. Lingenfelter (b. 1934) and Richard Anthony Dwyer (1934-2015)

Categories: Early California Travels Series,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Glen Dawson: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: SBD820-001

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