San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1982. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. With a Biography of the Artist by Jeanne Van Nostrand. Introduction by Thomas Albright. Forty-four color plates, with reproductions of two pages of photographs and a photographic portrait on the half-title. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1982. First edition, limited to 600 copies printed at The Arion Press. "Vischer is credited in Albright's introduction with capturing in his drawings the look and feel of the colonial past with more freedom and vividness than his several competitors, and one might add with considerable imagination. Some of his drawings 'reconstruct' derelict mission buildings. The captions to the plates are excerpted from Vischer's own writings." Prospectus laid in. Oblong folio. Full brown cloth binding, with gilt titles. A near fine copy in the original plain paper dust jacket.. (Inventory #: 063996)
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