Lot 51 of 175:
Includes poems by George Sterling, Robinson Jeffers   

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Lot closed - Sold For:$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Bel-Air Bay: A Country Place by the Sea
Author:
O'Day, Edward F.
Place:
Publisher:
Privately Printed
Date:
1927
Description:

35 pages, 30 numbered.  Quarto, 32 cm x 25 cm (12½x9¾"). extensive gilt decoration on the brown leather front cover; narrow spine in tan leather; black Bel-Air monogram in center of front cover surrounded by symmetrical design. 

Prospectus for a planned development on Santa Monica Bay. "Privately printed for Alphonzo E. Bell in ... March 1927"--Colophon. Recounts the history of the property and the establishment of the upscale housing development along with an exclusive country club. Includes poems by George Sterling, Robinson Jeffers and others. OCLC research shows that this printing follows a previous publication issued with a slipcase and author's name presented as Edward Francis O'Day while this printing was issued with only the middle initial.

Donated by Gallagher Books, Denver, CO.

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Condition:
Very good.
 
Item number:
252152
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