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The Birch Bark Poems of Charles Lummis

By: Dudley Gordon

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Karen and Susan Dawson: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: OG615-010

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies. Printed letterpress by Susan and Karen Dawson. 3 x 2 1/2 inches. 27, [3] pp. Frontispiece is a small square of birch bark tipped-in, 4 black-and-white photographic illustration (1 double-page), 1 original leaf of birch bark poems that compose 4 un-numbered pages in this volume; text clean, un-marked. Green cloth, author and title stamped in black on the front cover; binding square and tight. Fine. Contains a brief essay on Charles Lummis' first published work, a tiny and now quite scarce volume of poetry printed by Lummis himself on birch bark. Includes a... View more info

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Junipero Serra: California's First Citizen.

By: Dudley Gordon.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Cultural Assets Press,: 1969

Seller ID: GY815-283

Condition: Used: Like New


Presentation copy. 8vo. 7 7/8 x 5 1/4 inches. [viii], 106 pp. Two frontispieces, black-and-white photographs throughout; text clean, unmarked. Silver-stamped brown cloth, original brown wrappers bound in; binding square and tight, minor shelf wear. INSCRIBED by author on title page. Fine. Junipero Serra (1713-1784), founder of the first 9 Spanish missions in California, was perhaps the most important father of the California Missions. This book covers the research done on him by Charles F. Lummis (1859-1928). Lummis was a journalist whose dedication to historical preservation and in... View more info