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OF BOOKMEN & PRINTERS, A GATHERING OF MEMORIES. Ward Ritchie

OF BOOKMEN & PRINTERS, A GATHERING OF MEMORIES.

With a foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell.
Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, (1989). 6 x 9.5 inches. hardcover. 192 pages. With a foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. Limited to 500 copies. Designed and written by the great printer, Ward Ritchie, this work contains many reminiscences of book collectors, book artists, bookmen and printers many of which are notable and recognizable figures in the world of fine books. These stories include the Los Angeles booksellers of the Great Depression and the formation of..... READ MORE

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                         CONTENTS


    For Ward a Foreword
       By Lawrence Clark Powell

1.  A Bookman's Los Angeles in the 1930s                  13
2.  Jake Zeitlin, When He Was Joyous Young                44
3.  Paul Landacre, Artist and Wood Engraver               53
4.  Merle Armitage, His Many Loves and Varied Lives       64
5.  Robinson Jeffers, Recollections of the Poet           84
6.  Jane Grabhorn, The Roguish Printer
    of  the Jumbo Press                                  102
7.  Paris Adventure with François-Louis Schmied          115
8.  John Cage, The Maniac of Music                       130
9.  St. John Hornby and the Ashendene Press              143
10. A Requiem for Lawrence Clark Powell                  166
11. Virginia City and the Genesis of a Cookbook          172
    Index                                                183