Lot 111 of 541:
Six Volumes by George Wharton James.  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$390
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Six miscellaneous volumes - one inscribed
Author:
James, George Wharton
Place:
Various places
Publisher:
Date:
Various dates
Description:

Six volumes. (8vo), cloth, some with jackets.

George Wharton James was an American popular lecturer, photographer, journalist and editor. Characteristics of his writing included romanticism, an enthusiasm for natural environments, idealization of aboriginal lifeways, and promotion of health fads.

Includes:

  • Quit Your Worrying. Green cloth with gilt design and spine. Inscribed by the author on half title page. 1916.
  • Arizona the Wonderland. Decorative green cloth with illustrated dust jacket. 1917.
  • Practical Basket Making. Black cloth with gilt lettering. New Edition [1917].
  • Exposition Memories: Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1916. Blue decorative cloth with gitl design and spine. 1917.
  • Delight in Power and Speech: A Universal Dramatic Reader. Red cloth. 1919.
  • Utah: The Land of Blossoming Valleys. decorative cloth with illustrated jacket, two part box with printed labels, as issued. 1922.
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some general wear to cloth and jackets; all volumes very good.
 
Item number:
274162
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