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Lot 0043
Heading: (California Missions)
Author: Scammon, L[aurence] N.
Title: Spanish Missions California: A Portfolio of Etchings
Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher:Jean Chambers Moore
Date Published: 1926

10 etchings on tissue, each tipped into printed folio, as issued; set along with title folio in cloth folder, 39x28 cm. (15¼x11"). No. 27 of 90 copies, from a total run of 400 copies, the letterpress printed by the Grabhorn Press.

Each of the etchings signed by Scammon in pencil beneath the image; signed by Scammon and Moore on the limitation-page. The etchings are of the first ten of the California missions, including San Carlos de Borromeo, San Diego de Alcala, San Antonio de Padua, San Gabriel, San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, San Francisco de Asis [Dolores], etc. Cowan p.570; GB 82.


Portfolio margins a little darkened, spine a bit faded; mild darkening to title-page; very good or a bit better.

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Spanish Missions California etchings by Scammon

Auction ended on Thu, Jan 29, 2015
Estimate $300 - $500
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