W. W. Robinson: A Biography and a Bibliography. Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell

By: Jimmie Hicks (1902-1987).

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FIRST EDITION designed by Ward Ritchie and printed by Anderson, Ritchie & Simon. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. xi, 83 pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait, 11 black-and-white photographic plates, bibliography of Robinson's writings; text clean, unmarked. Green cloth, pictorial label on front cover, spine titled in gilt, slip case; binding square and tight. INSCRIBED by the author on the front free end-paper. SIGNED by Robinson under the frontispiece and SIGNED by Ritchie on the copyright page. Fine. William Wilcox Robinson (1891-1972) was an authority on California local history, having begun as a property title researcher for the Title Guarantee and Trust Company in Los Angeles, rising to become Vice-President. Powell's Foreword creates a myth that is likely not true but fun nonetheless.

Title: W. W. Robinson: A Biography and a Bibliography. Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell

Author Name: Jimmie Hicks (1902-1987).

Categories: California History, Books on Books, Bibliography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA:, Title Insurance and Trust Company,: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BO716-021

Keywords: Jimmie Hicks, Lawrence Clark Powell, W. W. Robinson, Ward Ritchie,