Memorial Tributes to Oscar Sutro
Memorial Tributes to Oscar Sutro
Memorial Tributes to Oscar Sutro
Memorial Tributes to Oscar Sutro
Memorial Tributes to Oscar Sutro

Memorial Tributes to Oscar Sutro

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 [74], 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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Price: $75.00