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The helmet of Mambrino / by Clarence King ; with an introduction by Francis P. Farquhar.

Author/Creator:
King, Clarence, 1842-1901 author.
Publication:
San Francisco : The Book Club of California, 1938.
Printed in the United States of America : By the University of California Press, December 1938.
Format/Description:
Book
xx, [2], 21, [3] pages ; 21 cm
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Subjects:
King, Clarence, 1842-1901.
Form/Genre:
Private press books (Printing)
Printing in multiple colors (Printing)
Limitation statements (Publishing)
Machine-made papers (Paper)
Typefaces (Type evidence) -- Baskerville.
Marbled paper bindings (Binding)
Biographies.
Place of Publication:
United States California San Francisco.
Notes:
"Three hundred and fifty copies of this book have been printed in December, nineteen hundred thirty-eight at the University of California Press for the Book Club of California"--Colophon.
"Title in red, blue and black, ornamental rules in blue on first page of introduction and text; one initial in blue on first page of text. Type Baskerville lino-type. Paper machine made."--Book Club of California.
Binding: quarter parchment over blue, green and dark grey marbled boards; title stamped in gold on spine.
Local notes:
Vilain-Wieck Collection copy has manuscript notes ("CC C1193" and "1/350") in pencil on front free endpaper.
Kislak Center Vilain-Wieck Collection of Private Presses copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2017.
Penn Provenance:
Vilain, Jean-Fran├žois, 1942- (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection copy)
Wieck, Roger S. (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1938
Cited in:
Book Club of California. The hundredth book http://www.bccbooks.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/BCCvol1-The-Hundredth-Book.pdf number 55
Lewis, Oscar. First 75 years the story of the Book Club of California, 1912-1987, page 46
Contributor:
Farquhar, Francis P. (Francis Peloubet), 1887-1974, writer of introduction.
Book Club of California, publisher.
University of California Press, printer.
Jean-Fran├žois Vilain and Roger S. Wieck Collection of Private Presses, Ephemera, & Related References (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: King, Clarence, 1842-1901. Helmet of Mambrino.
OCLC:
5122023