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Keith, Old Master of California by  F.S.C  Brother - Hardcover - First edition - 1942 - from Thorn Books (SKU: 19922)

Keith, Old Master of California

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Keith, Old Master of California

by Cornelius, Brother, F.S.C

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  • hardcover
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1942. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Thick 8vo. xix,(1),631pp. Beige buckram, spine printed in black and gilt. Illustrated with 200 illustrations including 10 in full color. A fine copy with only a trace of wear. Inscribed in 1942 at length on the front free endpaper by Brother Cornelius to Hubert Burnham, his "dear friend" and one of Chicago's leading architects, an intimate friend of Keith. A supplement, not present here, was issued fourteen years later by the Academy Library Guild. Hubert Burnham, with his brother Daniel, Jr., and their father, Daniel, Sr., were leading architects in Chicago. The brothers did extensive work on the Century of Progress installaton in 1933. This is the definitive work on Willie Keith's work, collected and curated by Brother Cornelius over a lifetime, and housed at St. Mary's College of California in Moraga. ,


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Keith, Old Master of California
Cornelius, Brother, F.S.C
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First edition
G. P. Putnam's Sons
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About Thorn Books

Thorn Books offers antiquarian, rare and out-of-print books. Frequently updated catalogues are available online in our specialty areas: King Arthur; Early Britain; Western Americana; California; Literature; and Rare Books. We are open by appointment only. Thorn Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers of American (ABAA), the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), and the Independent League of Online Booksellers (IOBA).


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