The CALIFORNIA POETRY FOLIOS. Gelett Burgess, Stanton A. Coblentz, Wallace Irwin.


[San Francisco]: The Book Club of California, (1947). Limited edition of 750 copies. 12 folders, most having 2 pgs of printed text. Folders: 10" x 6-3/4". Slipcase: 10-1/2" x 7-1/4". Most folders a single sheet folded twice; one sewn self-wrappers. In blue chemise and quarter-leather blue slipcase. Very minor wear to folder edges only, else crisp and clean. Slipcase leather somewhat rubbed and worn; typed paper year label taped to spine. Near Fine in VG slipcase and chemise. Item #43756

No. 11 of the BCC's keepsake series, consisting of 12 folders "each designed by a different amateur press, and each presenting a poem by an eminent California poet, with a commentary by the author." Several have the original publisher's note laid in.

Titles include: "Ballade of Fog in the Cañon," by Gelett Burgess; "From the Golden Gate Bridge," by Stanton A. Coblentz; "At the Stevenson Fountain," by Wallace Irwin; "Long View," by Genevieve Taggard; "Letter to California," by Marie de L. Welch; "After This, Sea," by Josephine Miles; and others.

Price: $75.00