Lot 192 of 253:
Sojourn in California inscribed presentation copy 1/25  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
A Sojourn in California by the King's Orphan: The Travels and Sketches of G.M. Waseurtz af Sandels, a Swedish gentleman who visited California in 1842-1843
Author:
Waseurtz af Sandels, G. M.
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
Book Club of California
Date:
1945
Description:

Edited with an Introduction by Helen Putnam Van Sicklen. Illustrated with plates reproducing drawings and sketches by the author, some folding, a few in color. (4to), calf-backed marbled boards. One of 25 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press on cream handmade paper not for sale. First Edition.

Rare presentation copy, one of 25 copies printed on French cream hand-made paper, originally not for sale. Inscribed by Edwin Grabhorn on a blank page at rear to Theodore Lilienthal, a fourth-generation San Franciscan from one of the Bay Area's oldest families: "Printer copy on handmade paper for Ted from Ed Grabhorn."  With the decorative bookplate of Theodore and Francis Lilienthal from the Grabhorn Press Collection at the University of San Francisco. BCC 63; GB 417.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some wear and rubbing to calf with chip at head of spine, boards lightly bowed; a bit of toning to endpapers; very good.
 
Item number:
283873
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