KUCHEL; DRESEL; JOHNSON, James; JOHNSON, Cecil
Coast and valley towns of early California : Number 8 : Stockton
San Francisco : Book Club of California, 1938. Octavo, publisher’s light brown illustrated folded paper sheet (light pencil note to back sheet), 4 pp, with colour lithograph; internally very clean, a very good copy. One of 700 copies.
“Coast and Valley Towns of Early California is a series of twelve lithographs one of which will be distributed each month during 1938 to members of The Book Club of California. Each unit of the series will be designed by a different printer and will be limited to 700 copies. […] The view of Stockton is from an original lithograph made by Kuchel & Dresel, San Francisco, in 1855” – Colophon.
The Windsor Press was established in San Francisco in 1926 by the Australian brothers, James and Cecil Johnson, with James as the typographer/artist, and Cecil as the manager. The brothers ceased operation of the Windsor Press in 1942.