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

An Informal Record of George P. Hammond and His Era in the Bancroft Library.
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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. Fine. 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 Id: 8875)

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