PEN-KNIFE SKETCHES OR CHIPS OF THE OLD BLOCK. Alonzo DELANO.
PEN-KNIFE SKETCHES OR CHIPS OF THE OLD BLOCK
PEN-KNIFE SKETCHES OR CHIPS OF THE OLD BLOCK
PEN-KNIFE SKETCHES OR CHIPS OF THE OLD BLOCK

PEN-KNIFE SKETCHES OR CHIPS OF THE OLD BLOCK

San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1934. First Thus. Cloth-backed Boards. (xxi), 80 pages. Limited to 550 un-numbered copies. First Edition Thus after the 1853 first edition. Illustrated from drawings by Charles Nahl. Frontispiece, twenty headpieces and four (4) full-page drawings in color. Foreword by G. Ezra Dane. Cloth-backed boards. Paper label with colored drawing and title by Charles Nahl on front cover. Paper spine title label. 8" x 11 1/4". Bookplate of businessman and writed D. L. James, featuring the James house "Seaward", designed and built by Greene & Greene on the Carmel Highlands in 1918 affixed to the front pastedown. One of the Second Series of Americana by The Grabhorn Press. One of the Fifty Books of the Year. From the title page, "A series of original illustrated letters, written by one of California's pioneer miners, and dedicated to that class of her citizens by the author." Delano became a banker in Grass Valley, held in such high esteem that flags were flown at half-staff when he died. A very slightly rubbed Near Fine copy, now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket. GB 204. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books via media mail to any United States address. Near Fine / Custom Clear Mylar. Item #1919

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