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Review of Californian Writers and Literature 1893  

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The Story of the Files: A Review of Californian Writers and Literature

Cummins, Ella Sterling

[San Francisco]

Ella Sterling Cummins



460 + [3] ad pp. Black and white illustrations throughout. (8vo), original decorated boards. First Edition.

Valuable compilation of early California literature. The Zamorano Eighty notes that "Nowhere else can be found the wealth of material on the early writers and their literature that is given in The Story of the Files. There are more than a hundred portraits of California authors of note, and sketches from many of their writings. Also found in this book are histories of the famous early magazines and newspapers of San Francisco." Both errata slips are present, the first of which incorrectly states that the second errata will be found at page 339, it is in fact at page 439. Cowan (II), p. 152; Zamorano Eighty, 24.

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Spine leaning, some wear, bookplate; very good.

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