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AUCTION 16

“THE WORLD RUSHED IN”
THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH

Lot 15

15. BROWN, John Henry. Reminiscences and Incidents, of the Early Days of San Francisco.... San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1933. [12], 138, [5] pp., title and text illustrations. 8vo, original natural linen over marbled boards, printed paper labels on spine and upper cover. Other than minor shelf wear at tips of corners, very fine. Laid in are three Grabhorn ephemera, all in fine condition: (1) order form; (2) leaflet A Last Word about our last book—John Henry Brown’s “Early Days”; (3) leaflet announcing that on September 28, 1933, the Grabhorn Press moved to 642 Commercial Street and the arrival of Frederic W. Goudy’s “Franciscan” type.

     Limited edition (500 copies), added introduction and Reader’s Guide. Grabhorn 190. Howell, California 50:1301. Howes B853. Kurutz, The California Gold Rush 88b: “The Grabhorn Press edition was No. 10 in its ‘Rare Americana Series.’” Rocq 8430. Wheat, Books of the California Gold Rush 23n. Zamorano 80 #10n. ($75-150)

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