First edition - First edition. A posthumously published collection of sonnets by Henry Meade Bland, a Californian educator and poet, who was the 2nd person designated as the Poet Laureate for California. 117 pages with index of first lines. Issued in an edition of only 250 copies, this was apparently an unbound or proof copy -not numbered, and hand-bound in white paper with pink and cream grosgrain ribbon ties, terra cotta leather spine label in a custom beige clamshell box with the same gilt on terra cotta leather labels. Near fine (creases to the lower corner of two blank leaves at back of book) in a near fine slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 60473
Title: LIKE DAWN SIERRAN: A Sonnet Sequence.
Publisher: San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1937.
Binding: Soft cover
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description Grabhorn Press, [San Francisco], 1937. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Good in cloth and boards (some dampstain to binding and text at edges). 8vo +117+p p Sequence of 115 sonnets (some in incomplete form); uncredited editor's foreword. One of 250 numbered copies (the entire edition), designed and print ed at the Grabhorn Press; with 4pp printed prospectus present. GB #272. The prospectus is also dampstained. Seller Inventory # 0308745
Book Description Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, 1937. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good+ binding. Backed in ivory buckram with blue paper over boards; printed paper title labels on the spine and the front boards; lightly sunned at the spine; previous owner bookplate on the front pastedown; contemporary San Francisco bookseller ticket on the rear pastedown; contents clean. Prospectus with offsetting laid in. GB 272. Limited Edition, number 208 of 250 copies. Seller Inventory # 3769
Book Description Grabhorn Press, 1937. 1st Edition. Near-fine with a touch of wear to the front pastedown, otherwise bright and clean inside and out. A beautiful copy. Seller Inventory # 6127
Book Description Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Produced for John Howell of California by the Grabhorn Press in a limited edition of 250 copies, of which this is copy #8. A quality production on heavy, laid paper. The binding of cream cloth spine over blue paper boards is clean and unworn. Everything is square and tight with just minor bumpint to the lower corners. The paper label to the spine is faded, but still legible. The contents are clean and bright, with no ownership inscriptions or other markings of any kind. No jacket, probably as issued. American poetry. Seller Inventory # NT001292
Book Description Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, 1973. Condition: Very good. First Edition. Very good hardcover, frimly bound, worn at corners & spine-ends. Limited edition of 250 copies. copyr #64. 117pp. with index of first lines. Seller Inventory # 003522
Book Description Printed at the Grabhorn Press, [ San Francisco], 1937. Cloth and boards, labels. First edition of this posthumous collection by the state's "Poet Laureate." One of 250 numbered copies. Gift inscriptions and bookplate, else fine in somewhat used plain paper wrapper. The prospectus (lightly stained) is laid in. Seller Inventory # WRCLIT25366