Lot 164 of 377:
Miscellany of G. Wharton James w 2 photos  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$156
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Five titles by G. Wharton James with two original photographic portraits of James
Author:
James, George Wharton
Place:
Various places
Publisher:
Date:
Various dates
Description:

Five titles in turn of the century Southern California boosterism by G. Wharton James. Included are two portraits of James exhibiting Native American basketry and pottery. Included, as well, is Saint Francis, Saint Scraggles and Saint James by John Milton Scott, a poem for Wharton.

In addition to the photographs are:

  • Picturesque Southern California. [Printer and publisher G. Wharton James], [Pasadena], [c. 1900]. Printed wrappers. Chipped top corner to wrappers; very good or better. 
  • Traveller's Handbook to Southern California. George Wharton James, Pasadena, 1904. Cloth. Staining and moderate rubbing to cloth; very good or better.
  • In and Out of the Old Missions of California: An Historical and Pictorial Account of the Franciscan Missions. Little, Brown, and Company, 1905. Cloth, jacket. Moderate wear to rare jacket; about near fine.
  • Heroes of California: The Story of the Founders of the Golden State as Narrated by Themselves or Gleaned from other Sources.Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1910. Pictorial cloth. Glassine jacket chipped and torn; near fine.
  • Trail Dust of a Maverick. E.A. Brininstool, Los Angeles, 1921. Pictorial cloth with an inset pictorial vignette of a rope-twirling cowgirl, Second Edition.
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Very good or better to near fine.
 
Item number:
300038
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