FIRST EDITION, published by Paul Elder and Company at their Tomoye Press under the typographical direction of John Bernhardt Swart. 4to. 11 x 8 1/16 inches. (vi), (90) pp. 50 photographic plates tipped-in; text clean, unmarked. Neatly re-backed with dark green buckram, foot of spine titled in black, all other original parts neatly preserved including the front board titled in gilt, image of Mission San Gabriel on front cover, printed paper spine label, original end-leaves preserved, added mylar dust-jacket; binding square and tight. Ownership signature of Mrs. L. R. Jenkins, 1914 on front free end-paper. Very Good. Relying on earlier publications, Elder here provides the historical background of each mission, richly illustrated with photographs of A. C. Vroman, and others. Cowan, A Bibliography of the History of California, p 193; Paul Elder Checklist, No. 207. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Old Spanish Missions of California: An ...
Publisher: Paul Elder and Company,
Publication Date: 1913
Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Paul Elder, San Francisco, 1913, 1913. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Near Fine in quarter burlap over gray boards. 89pp 4to. Seller Inventory # CRB7082
Book Description Paul Elder & Company, San Francisco, 1913. Cloth. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 4to, vi + 90pp. The book is printed on heavy gray cardstock paper, with numerous tipped-in illustrations throughout. Bound in brown burlap over gray hardcover boards, with gilt stamped title and pictorial pastedown to front cover. In very good condition. Binding and hinges are intact and firm. Pages are crisp, clean, and unmarked. Bookplate removed from rear endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Some minor wear and rubbing to extremities, a couple of threads starting to pull out of the coarse buckram spine. Pverall, a nice copy of an unusually produced book. Book. Seller Inventory # 006638
Book Description Paul Elder and Company, San Francisco Printed at Elder's Tomoye Press under the supervision of John Bernhardt Swart., 1913. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. HARDBACK NODustjacket, 1913, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, NF+/NF-, AS-IS, NOJACKET, Grey Boards with Bright Embossed Gold gilt Titles & B/W Photographic Pastedown of San Gabriel Mission, with Burlap Cloth spine Cvr. Light wear Cvr Extremities, Gray Decorated Boards, 4to. 89 pages. Thick gray paper used and the photos tipped on. Inner hinges are not cracked and the heavy text block is tight, square and clean, Heavy stock paper. An impressively designed book. Fifty-two photos sepia-toned printed on matte finish paper and all are tipped in., with tipped-in photographs by Harold A. Parker, S. L. Willard, W. S. Dassonville, H. C. Tibbitts, Vroman et al). An Historical and Descriptive Sketch by Paul Elder - Illustrated Chiefly from 51 Photographs by Western Artists", some full page and others vignette size, The frontispiece tissue guard is creased, Text covers the history and a descriptive sketch by Paul Elder and covers the Spanish missions from 1769 to 1823. Seller Inventory # 27245
Book Description Paul Elder, San Francisco, 1913. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. burlap cloth spine, paper-covered boards, pictorial cover label, pp. vi, 90, illustrated (with tipped-in photographs by Harold A. Parker, S. L. Willard, W. S. Dassonville, H. C. Tibbitts, Vroman et al). All text pages printed on cover-weight gray paper and are in very very good condition. Fifty-two photos sepia-toned printed on matte finish paper and all are tipped in. All in very very good condition. Pages do not show any aging of paper or ink. Text covers the history and a descriptive sketch by Paul Elder and covers the Spanish missions from 1769 to1823, Covers are lightly rubbed. Tipical markings. Ex-Library. Seller Inventory # 005627