The Beginnings of Pomona College

By: John Haskell Kemble (1912-1990)

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Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies printed at the Arion Press, with 250 copies reserved for presentation to members of the Roxburghe Club and the Zamorano Club on the occasion of their joint meeting in Los Angeles, October 1986. 4to. 11 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Unpaginated. [12] pp. Kemble's short essay followed by a reprint of the 1886 illustrated brochure publicizing the first courses offered at Claremont College; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers, stapled; binding square and tight, shelf wear. Muir Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. SFK519-023. Very Good. Contains Kemble's review of the creation of Pomona College and a facsimile of a contemporary promotional brochure for the College. John Haskell Kemble was a recognized maritime historian who was a member of the Pomona College History Department from 1936-1977.

Title: The Beginnings of Pomona College

Author Name: John Haskell Kemble (1912-1990)

Categories: California Local History,

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Arion Press: 1986

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: SFK519-023

Keywords: John Haskell Kemble, The Beginnings of Pomona College, Fine Press, Limited Edition, Arion Press, Pomona College, Southern California Local History, Roxburghe Club, Zamorano Club, Muir Dawson