The Jewel of the Gods: Alegoria de Los Angeles (SIGNED). Vincent Fortune.

The Jewel of the Gods: Alegoria de Los Angeles (SIGNED)

Los Angeles: Press of Perkins & Smith, 1915. 1st. Paperback. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author. 16mo. 24 pp. 6 full-page illustrations & title-page by Barton Manbert (Southern California artist listed in Edan Hughes, pg. 293). Stiff brown illustrated wrappers. Lower corner tips missing; text block has separted from covers else a near fine copy. A scare Los Angeles item, no copies listed in institutional holdings; not in Rocq. Item #15677

A simple allegory beginning with "Sunshine the lover, favorite offspring the God of Kindly Elements, seeking Beautiful Climate, in the Garden of the Benevolent Gods..." and ending with the arrival of the demi-god, Chinigchinch with his followers and then on to the presence of Spaniards & other races. Next day shipping. Celebrating our 20th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.

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