Lot 56 of 515:
Lot of 6 including a work by Gary F. Kurutz  

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Lot of six works relating primarily to California

Various authors

Various places


Various dates


Five from Book Club of California or Grabhorn Press with one exhibit catalogue from the Ammon Carter Museum.


  • Gold Rush Steamers of the Pacific by Ernest A. Wiltsee. The Grabhorn Press, 1938. One of 500 copies.
  • The Pioneer Press of California by Carl I. Wheat. Biobooks, Oakland, 1948. Woodcuts by Mallette Dean. One of 450 copies printed at the Grabhorn Press. Signed by the publisher. (Previous owner's name on front pastedown).
  • Cities on Stone: Nineteenth Century Lithograph Images of the Urban West by John W. Reps. Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, 1976. Printed pictoarial wrappers. 
  • Mexico on Stone: Lithography in Mexico, 1826-1900 by W. Michael Mathes. Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1984. One of 550 copies. (Plain paper jacket with handwritten title on spine).
  • The California Gold Rush: A Descriptive Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets Covering the Years 1848-1853 by Gary F. Kurutz. Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1997. One of 1,000 copies. (Plain paper jacket with title handwritten on spine. some pencil marginalia).
  • The Book Club of California at One Hundred by Gary F. Kurutz. Book Club of California, San Francisco, 2012. One of 1,000 copies printed at Arion Press as the Annual Keepsake for members of the Book Club of California.

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