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The Zamorano Club celebrates 90  

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Zamorano Celebrates 90: Honoring the Contributions of Women to Books & Book Collecting in Southern California

Gillingwators, Jean, Jen Johnson, Romy Wyllie, et al.

[Pasadena, CA]

The Zamorano Club



Octavo. Quarter-bound in purple cloth and brown leather, with gilt-stamped titles and decorative endpapers. Issued without a dust jacket. First edition, this is copy 75 of 75 subscriber copies signed by all the contributors. 

A collection of essays intended to showcase some of the most prominent women involved in Southern California books and book collecting, and to highlight The Zamorano Club’s decision in 1990 to invite women into its membership.

Among those profiled are Peggy Christian (Brad Johnson), Mayme Clayton (Michelle Zack), Agnes Cloud Dawson (Elizabeth Pomeroy), Alice Parsons Millard (Gary Kurutz), and Olive Percival (Carrie Marsh). Includes an introduction by Judy Harvey Sahak, the first women to serve as the Club’s president, and an afterword by Laura Rips. Designed and letterpress printed by Norman Clayton of Classic Letterpress in Ojai, California.

Donated by johnson rare books & archives, Covina, CA.

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