Large 4to. San Francisco: John Henry Nash for the Book Club of California, 1934. Large 4to, pp., french-fold, printed on Japan vellum. With a frontispiece and 10 full-page black and white plates. Original blue paper over boards, stitched Oriental-style, in a folding cloth case with clasps. Copy #28 of 200 copies for the BCC, of a total edition of 500 copies. One of the most ambitious of the Club’s earlier books, with strong pen and ink illustrations by Little. The Coolbrith introduction and the Cowan bibliographical notes are still of interest. BAL p.478. Magee, Book Club of California, 47. (Inventory #: 109899)
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