FRANK MORRISON PIXLEY OF THE ARGONAUT. John L. Levinsohn.

FRANK MORRISON PIXLEY OF THE ARGONAUT.

(Book Club of California).
  • San Francisco, CA: Book Club of California, The, 1989.
  • small 8vo.
  • cloth, plain paper dust jacket.
  • 84 pages.

Price: $20.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 76088

Printed in a limited edition of 450 copies by the Feather Serpent Press (Susan Acker) for the Book Club of California. (Harlan no. 190). Study of The Argonaut founder and chief editor. As owner and editor of the newspaper, Pixley exerted substantial influence on San Francisco's literary scene at the turn of the century, and his commentaries reflect many of the beliefs of his era. Staff members included American author Ambrose Bierce, and Pixley was among the first to publish Gertrude Atherton. Illustrations throughout taken from the Argonaut and other contemporary sources. Eight plates throughout the text.