Ralph Rambo's Pen and Inklings
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4to. Black cloth boards w/ title in gilt on front & spine. Illustrated gold/black DJ. Limited first edition. DJ has 2-1"closed tears at top front & 1/2" closed tear to bottom rear. Minor edgewear. Text itself clean & tight. Humorous map eps front & rear; Introduction; Foreward; Drawings. Printed on soft-yellow heavy stock. NF/VG+. Printed as a premium for the Historical Association, even the pubs. admit this book is one of a kind. A nostalgic & whimsical look at Santa Clara's (dubious) past. Copiously illus. w/ Rambo's ink drawings. The best part is the fold-out map in rear envelope of "Historical Pen and Inklings of Old California-An almost Forgotten Chronology' that features great tiny drawings of California's leading figures/places: Native Americans; Missions; Miners; Immigrants.A very unique book indeed!. Bookseller Inventory # 1560105
Title: Ralph Rambo's Pen and Inklings
Publisher: San Jose: San Jose Historical Museum Association, 1984
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: 1st Edition
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