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RHODES, W. H.; JOHNSON, James; JOHNSON, Cecil

Six California tales : number two. The case of Summerfield.

$40.00 AUD

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San Francisco : Book Club of California, 1939. Octavo, publisher’s beige paper wrapper with abstract decoration, sewn binding (very slight marks and one short tear to wrapper), 24 pp; cover letter from the secretary of the Book Club loosely inserted, internally very clean, a very good copy. One of 650 copies.

“Number Two of Six California Tales, a series of short stories by California writers of the past, to be issues bi-monthly during 1939for members of The Book Club of California, 1125 Russ Building, San Francisco. Each story of the series will be designed and printed by a different California printer and will be limited to 650 copies. Number Two has been designed and printed by The Windsor Press, San Francisco.”

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.