San Francisco: [Privately printed by the Grabhorn Press for the firm of Pillsbury, Madison, and Sutro], 1935. Limited Edition. Hardcover. One of 250 copies, octavo size, 76 pp. Near fine. Item #19031209
Oscar Sutro (1874-1935) was a prominent San Franciscan and member of the San Francisco Roxburghe Club from 1933-1935 and the California Historical Society; this memorial, beautifully printed by the Grabhorn Press, commemorates his life and work as a lawyer, and includes documentation of court cases in which he was involved.
___DESCRIPTION: Quarter white parchment with brown paper boards, gilt lettering on the front board and spine, fore- and bottom edges uncut, frontispiece a photograph of Oscar Sutro, with tissue guard; Scotch Roman monotype, American moldmade paper, octavo size (9.75" by 7"), pagination: [i-ii] 1-73 , one of 250 copies, unnumbered. In a slipcase covered in brown paper.
___CONDITION: Volume is near fine, the brown paper boards clean, straight corners without rubbing, a strong, square text block with solid hinges, the interior is clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; some light soiling to the spine and light off-setting to the free endpapers. The slipcase is near fine, strong and sturdy, clean but for the hint of a stray mark or two, light overall edge wear.
___CITATION: Grabhorn Press Bibliography, no. 229.
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