The Dawson 80: A Selection of Distinguished Southern California Books Made by Members of the Book Collectors of Southern California
Los Angeles, Book Collectors of Southern California, 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited to 400 copies. Dedicated to legendary Los Angeles bookseller and publisher Glen Dawson, The Dawson 80 represents the eighty publications that best capture the history and spirit of Southern California up to 1920, after which the dominance of the automobile began to fundamentally change the region. The list is modeled after the Zamorano 80, and designed to represent the broad geographical region that includes the eleven counties of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Kern, Inyo, San Bernardino, Riverside, and Imperial. Includes a foreword by Stuart F. Robinson, a frontispiece portrait of Glen Dawson, and 25 facsimiles. This copy is signed by Glen Dawson below his portrait. Octavo. Printed the Castle Press in Pasadena, California, and bound in full blue cloth with gilt stamping. A near fine copy in the printed dust jacket. Near fine/Near fine.
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Keywords: California, Western Americana, Bibliography, Books on Books, Southern California, Los Angeles