Quarto. original blue cloth lettered in silver. Frontispiece illustration. One of 600 copies. ÔIn every geographical section in which people have pioneered and fought with Nature for a foothold there are stories, traditions and a native literature born of the hearts and souls of persons who have struggled and suffered, hoped and dreamed -and achieved. Nowhere is this truer than in the San Joaquin Valley, where blood and sweat and tears have established progress and cultures. . Out of that interesting and self-reliant culture this book has sprung, a natural effusion from persons who dare to be themselves ." from the Foreword. pictorial dust jacket (spine a little sunned, some nicks and rubbing). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Fruit of the Valley by California Artists ...
Publisher: The Ward Ritchie Press
Publication Date: 1942
Book Condition: Fine
Book Description Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, 1942. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. 1942. 237 pages. Green, white and blue, pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth. Firm binding. Mild foxing, tanning and handling marks with erased inscription of previous owners name at front endpaper. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces. Unclipped jacket with tearing and attempted tape repair. Chipping and tears to spine ends and along edges with noticeable rubbing and wear over surfaces. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1465558117CEB
Book Description Ward Ritchie Press, 1942. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. No Dust Jacket. Signed by various of the contributing authors throughout. Blue cloth boards edge worn and sunned. Corners bumped. Endpapers yellowed. Front hinge weak. ; 8" - 9" tall; 237 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 19177
Book Description ward ritchie, 1942. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. hardback book in very good condition,dust jacket is good,missing small chip at top,by spine,tanned end pages. Bookseller Inventory # 32664