An Informal Record of George P. Hammond and His Era in the Bancroft Library.

Berkeley: The Friends Of The Bancroft Library / University Of California, 1965. 8vo, xiii, 119pp. plus frontispiece and 9 plates in black and white and 1 in color. Original red cloth stamped in gilt to backstrip, with gilt decoration to top board (Hammond’s initials as he wrote them), untrimmed; frontispiece and 9 plates from facsimiles in black-and-white collected together as a gathering (with 1 color plate included), as well as 1 facsimile within the text, and headpieces printed in green for each chapter. Presentation copy, signed on front free endpaper by Dale L. Morgan and Geoge P. HammondFine. First edition, printed by Alfred and Lawton Kennedy. Published to celebrate Hammond's nineteen-year tenure as Director of the Bancroft Library. Contributors included Dale L. Morgan, Agapito Rey, Charles L Camp, Robert H. Becker, Warren R. Howell, Robert E. Burke, Jim Holliday, and others. There is a bibliography of George P. Hammond's writings and a reprint of his first published work. Number 13 in the series of keepsakes issued by the friends of the Bancroft Library for its members. Item #104451

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