Controversial James: An Essay on the Life and Work of George Wharton James

Larson, Roger Keith

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One of 400 copies printed by The Yolla Bolly Press. An as new copy in an as new publisher's slipcase. Publisher's prospectus and postcard invitation to a lecture by the author laid in. Thje author was a long-time collector of James's work. Photo illustrated. Publisher's salmon colored cloth. 8 x 10 1/4 inches. 99 pages, plus colophon, Sold at published price. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Controversial James: An Essay on the Life ...
Publisher: The Book Club of California
Publication Date: 1991
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New
Edition: 1st Edition

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Book Description San Francisco: Book Club of California., 1991. Book Condition: Good. 8vo. [4] pp., port., illus. Prospectus for third volume in the club's Literary Profiles series. Black & white portrait of James with "Indian friends" and order form envelope loosely inserted. Very good. This is an advertisement for a book, not the book itself. Bookseller Inventory # 15-1463

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Book Description The Book Club of California, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001336612

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Book Description Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1991. Cloth with gilt decoration. First edition. xii, [2], 99 pp. Illus. with b/w plates and in-text drawings. Publication no. 195. One of 400 copies. Provenance: From the library of Kenneth E. Hill, with his bookplate. Small bookplate on front pastedown, else a fine copy in a fine slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 40371

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Book Description Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Quarto. maroon cloth decorated in gold on front cover, in publisher's box (lightly rubbed at corners). Illustrated with eighteen plates of photographs. One of 400 copies printed at the Yolla Bolly Press, signed by the author. Eccentric writer of western non-fiction and collector of Southwest Indian baskets, blankets, and photographs, George Wharton James (1858-1923) went beyond mere collecting to make intelligent use of the material in his writings and lectures. With an annotated bibliography. [BCC #195]. One of 400 copies printed at the Yolla Bolly Press, signed by the author. Bookseller Inventory # 15335

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Book Description The Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1991. Book Condition: Fine condition. First Edition. 400 copies designed and printed at The Yolla Bolly Press. [99] pp., frontis, incl. bibliographical checklist; 4to; burgundy cloth, front cover decorative basket in gilt; duotone photographs; drawings. In slipcase with paper title label. Born 1858 in northeastern England, the cradle of Wesleyan Methodism, James went to Nevada as a circuit-riding minister and later as a pastor in Long Beach, fell from grace after a scandalous divorce. He became a popular public speaker on social issues and the western scene. BCC Publication 195. fine slipcase. A handsome production. Bookseller Inventory # 1658

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Book Description The Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine+. First Edition. First edition limited to 400 copies. Red cloth cover with gilt basket on top cover. Book is as new. No ownership or other marks in book. With slipcase in fine condition, maroon paper over boards with paper label on spine. There is very faint sunning on spine. Includes bibliography of James's works. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 99 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 16085

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Larson, Roger Keith, foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell
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Book Description designed and printed at the Yolla Bolly Press for The Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1991. Hardcover. xii, 99p, frontispieces, foreword, introduction, afterword, chapter notes, checklist/annotated bibliography, illustrations, fine first edition limited to 400 copies bound in full wine cloth, gilt design on cover, in fine wine cardboard slipcase with white paper title label on spine. Publication #195. Bookseller Inventory # 211303

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Book Description Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1991. First edition. One of 400 copies printed by the Yolla Bolly Press and signed by the author. Large octavo. xii, [2], 98, [2] pp. With 18 pp. of photographic illustrations. Publisher's burgundy cloth with a gilt basket on front, mauve endpapers, card slipcase with printed paper spine label. An excellent copy. Bookseller Inventory # 72600

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