San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1938. First Thus. Vellum-backed marbled boards. (xx), 1, 21, 1 pages. First Edition Thus. Introduction by Francis P. Farquhar. Vellum-backed marbled boards. Gilt spine-titling. 5 1/4" x 8". Slipcase. Prospectus laid in. Limited to 350 copies printed by The University of California Press. Per the Introduction, "'The Helmet of Mambrino' well supports the claim of (Clarence) King's friends that his casual conversation often equalled the best literature of his day, for this letter to a friend was undoubtedly produced spontaneously without thought of publication." A beautifully produced small book. An As New copy in a Fine slipcase.
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