A Bibliophile's Los Angeles: Essays for the International Association of Bibliophiles on the Occasion of its XIV Congress 30 September-22 October, 1985.
[Bidwell, John, editor].

Los Angeles: [William Andrews Clark Memorial Library], 1985. One of 350 copies, designed and printed by Patrick Reagh. Foreword by Robert Vosper. Folding map showing important places for bibliophiles in Los Angeles, designed by Vance Gerry. The places included are the Huntington Library, the Clark Library, Dawson's Book Shop, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge, UCLA, USC, the Gamble House, San Gabriel Mission, Melrose booksellers, etc. A fine copy. Laid in is a slip saying "A Bibliophile's Los Angeles comes with the compliments of the Southern California Planning Committtee for the XIVth Congress of the International Association of Bibliophiles, with the names of those on the committee. Linen-backed patterned blue-gray boards, printed paper spine label. Octavo. [x], 186, [1] pp. (Item ID: 9439)


Essays include: "Los Angeles & Chicago: Two Cities, Two Bibliophiles," by Robert Rosenthal; "Early Bookj Collectors of Southern California" by Tyrus Harmsen; "A Rush of Memories of Printers Past" by Ward Ritchie, "Western Americana in Los Angeles Libraries: by Alan Jutzi, etc.

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