CHARLES F. LUMMIS EDITOR OF THE SOUTHWEST
Bingham, Edwin R.
Charles Fletcher Lummis (1859-1928), author, contributor to the Los Angeles times, and crusader for Indian rights. Bingham's work, a combination of a bibliography and index, is an important study of Lummis, focusing on his career as editor of the influential monthly magazine Land of Sunshine - Out West. First edition. Gray cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Five black-and-white plates including a frontispiece portrait of Lummis. Ink signature and date on front free end-paper.
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MATRIX, A REVIEW FOR PRINTERS AND BIBLIOPHILES. [Vol 1-31]
All 31 volumes are in as-new condition. With limitations varying from 450 for the first volume to limitations in the 900s for later volumes. The first and second volumes are present in the reprint edition, which are limited to 450 and 475 copies respectively. The first volume contains a three-page historical note by John Randle not present in the first printing. The tenth volume contains an index to the first ten issues. Filled with important articles on all aspects of private printing, historical printing history, book illustration history, and all other subjects of interest to the bookarts person. Illustrated with color, tipped-in illustrations, foldouts, broadsides, samples, etc. Becoming very difficult to find a complete set of this very interesting periodical. The additional volume is the deluxe copy of the Index for volumes 1-21. This set is in remarkable condition and extremely rare to find with volumes 3 and 4, as well as with the index.