Santa Barbara, CA: Abrams, 1932. 1st. Hardcover. 8vo. xii, 13-347pp. Index. 12 full-page illustrations by Charles Sindelar and George Keen. Brown and cream cloth with gilt lettering to spine; pages uncut; endpapers illusted with views of California missions in scarce blue and cream illustrated dustjacket. A fine copy (minor wear to extremities) in very good dustjacket (wear to extremities; small chip at spine head; short closed tears and creasing); still a nice copy of the uncommon first edition. Item #12486
A collection of articles and poems by various authors relating to bells including those in the California missions, Old Philadelphia and Independence Hall, ships at sea, churches and churchyards, Italy, France and many others. (Weber #316).