JESSIE BENTON FREMONT A WOMAN WHO MADE HISTORY, 1935 Limited Edition by Phillips, Catherine Coffin California History

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Jessie Benton Fremont A Woman Who Made History, 1935 by John Nash Binder/Printer, limited edition (1000)

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Jessie Benton Fremont A Woman Who Made History, 1935 by John Nash Binder/Printer, limited edition (1,000) by Phillips, Catherine Coffin John Henry Nash (1871-1947), American printer and bibliophile, born Woodbridge, Canada. After learning the printer's trade, he emigrated to the United States in 1894. He eventually became professor of typography at the University of Oregon. A vital and vigorous personality in American printing he made beautiful books in Calfornia under patronage which has permitted him to work without too much consideration fo limits of time, materials and expense. All of Nash's books are collectors items and are highlighted in a 1932 edition by Lakeside Press, ranking Nash's books amongst the best printers and binders since William Morris. Jesse Benton Fremont: A Woman Who Made History By Catherine Coffin Phillips. Author of Cornelius Cole A California Pioneer and United States Senator Portsmouth Plaza The Cradle of San Francisco. San Francisco John Henry Nash. 1935. 361 pages, large book with very nice margins. Retains original dust jacket but has chips and loss of paper on head of spine covering. Binding and boards underneath are pristine. Well written and expertly printed and bound as are all of John Henry Nash's books. One of 1,000 copies. Howe's P-310, Rocq 17092. Rare First Edition.