CHARLES F. LUMMIS: Crusader in Corduroy. Dudley Gordon.
CHARLES F. LUMMIS: Crusader in Corduroy
CHARLES F. LUMMIS: Crusader in Corduroy

CHARLES F. LUMMIS: Crusader in Corduroy

Los Angeles: Cultural Assets Press, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Life story of Charles Fletcher Lummis (1859-1928), the great cultural benefactor of California and the American Southwest, whose personal efforts were instrumental in the preservation and protection of the region's natural and historic heritage. Aside from his own writings and lengthy tenure as the editor of Out West Magazine, Lummis founded the Southwest Museum, and assisted with the preservation of Olvera Street in Los Angeles and half a dozen California Missions. Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. Textual photographs and illustrations. This copy is inscribed and dated in the year of publication by Gordon to distinguished Southern California historian Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. on the half-title. Octavo. Original brown buckram binding, with gilt titles. Some minor wear to the dust jacket, with a bit of browning along the spine and folds; otherwise very good. Very good / Very good. Item #68452

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