TAKE YOUR BIBLE IN ONE HAND. William Henry Thomes, George R. Stewart.


The life of William Henry Thomes... Pp. 70 (last colophon, blank), marginal vignettes, the title page and colophon printed in red & black; narrow demy 4to; cloth backed pale blue/grey papered boards, with printed paper title label (slightly chipped) on spine, and pictorial label featuring the publisher's colt device at centre of upper board, the boards soiled and a trifle rubbed, fore-corners worn; uncut; outer leaves a trifle soiled; Colt Press, San Francisco, 1939. First edition; limited to 750 copies. Bender 11. *The fifth publication from the Colt Press. The device on the upper board, designed by Mallette Dean, is the second of the Colt Press Marks, used here for the first time. William Henry Thomes, who first came to California as a sailor in 1843, was best known as a writer of popular adventure stories. Item #114302

Price: $80.00