Oakland: WIM, 1989. 1st. Original cloth. First Edition. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the authors on title page. Folio, 382 pp. Bibliography; Index. 168 numbered color plates. Essays by Arthur Millier, Joseph Armstrong Baird, Jr., and Nancy Dustin Wall Moure. Mauve cloth with color plate adhered to front cover; white lettering. Small black mark to front cover else a fine copy. Item #17034
Catalog for an important collection of California paintings by noted artists including Albert Bierstadt, Franz Bischoff, Carl Oscar Borg, William Henry Clapp, Edwin Deakin, Albert Thomas DeRome, Maynard Dixon, Henry Chapman Ford, E. Charlton Fortune, August Gay, Selden Gile, Percy Gray, Armin Hansen, Thomas Hill, Xavier Martinez, Francis McComas, Edgard Payne, Hanson Puthuff, Granville Redmond, Guy Rose, Will Sparks, William Wendt and many more. Sadly, this private collection was lost in the 1991 Oakland hills fire, along with many copies of this book. This is a heavy book and may require additional shipping.