Books in Their Sea Chest; Reading Along the Early California Coast [California Library Association Keepsake Number Six] [Designed & Printed by Lawton Kennedy]. Doyce B. Jr Nunis.

Books in Their Sea Chest; Reading Along the Early California Coast [California Library Association Keepsake Number Six] [Designed & Printed by Lawton Kennedy]

[San Francisco]: California Library Association, 1964. Near Fine. First Edition. [9.25x6.25]; [2], 28 pp., notes; Cream wrappers bound with black lettering and light blue illustration of sailing ship on front, front cover fore edge deckled, two staple binding; Some age toning to top front edge and spine. Item #13686

Doyce B Nunis, Jr. (1924-2011) was a historian, USC professor and long time editor of the Historical Society of Southern California. He wrote and edited a number of books on California early Spanish and Mexican eras and the West.

Lawton Kennedy (1900-1980) was a Southern California printer and author in the early 1900's that began his apprenticeship with John Nash in San Francisco. He was also a designer of books and ephemera.

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