LANDACRE, PAUL. 1893-1963.
California Hills. Los Angeles: Bruce McCallister, 1931.
Folio (320 x 239 mm). 15 wood-engravings by Landacre. Original decorated boards, paper label to upper cover, unopened. Offset from prints, affecting verso of previous print, showing through on one example, toning to hinges, binding with corners rubbed, spine toned, joints split.
LIMITED EDITION, no 19 of 500 copies, SIGNED by Landacre. A note in the colophon states: "The artist and the printer pray that he who may be tempted to mutilate this book will be reminded of those dark words of St. Nicholas of Arrinstine: Quem si quis male tractaverit, morte moriatur, in sartagine coquatur, caducus morbus instet eum et febres, et rotetur, et suspendatur. Amen."
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