San Francisco: A Canterbury Tale. Jo Mora.

San Francisco: A Canterbury Tale

San Francisco, CA: Hotel Canterbury, 1935. First Edition. Single sheet (9 x 16") bi-fold. Color pictorial wrappers with English damsel on front cover and 'now and then' hotel porters to rear cover; 2pp text. The folder opens to delightful full page color replication of the Canterbury murals executed by Jo Mora for the hotel. Light wear to fold line; business stamp to lower front cover; else near fine. Item #19296

A scarce promotional brochure from the 1930's for the Hotel Canterbury in San Francisco (suites to be rented from $6.00 to $10.00!). "Jo Mora's pictorial rendering of Chaucer's Canterbury pilgrimage, shown on the inside pages of this folder, may prove to be fully as delightful as the words of the bard, himself." - folder notes. The Canterbury murals are one of the few works executed by Jo Mora in oil.

Price: $150.00

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