Memorial Tributes to Oscar Sutro, Grabhorn Press, 1935, Ltd. Ed., 1/250, VG

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Memorial Tributes to Oscar Sutro Author: Roger D.Lapham et al. Publisher: The Grabhorn Press Release Date: 1935 Seller Category: CALIFORNIANA Qty Available: 1 Condition: Used: Very Good Sku: 00844 Notes: Very Good, Limited Edition, one of 250 copies printed, 8vo, 9 3/4" x 7." Printed by the Grabhorn Press. Lacks slipcase. Light brown paper-covered boards backed with white leather. Gilt lettering on front and spine. Covers have some age toning, slightly bumped tips, and slight darkening along spine, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages have minuscule age toning, else pristine and intact. Laid-in ephemera included, a piece of paper with printed black text, possibly a calling card. Ephemera reads, "from Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro," which was one of the law firms of Oscar Sutro. One black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Oscar Sutro also included. 74 pp. + frontispiece. A collection of eulogies to Oscar Sutro (1874-1935), an American lawyer, bibliophile, and Executive Vice President of Standard Oil. Oscar was the son of Emil and Adelheid Sutro. Oscar Sutro rose to prominence as a lawyer and for being part of the noted law firm, Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro, which had been co-founded by his brother, Alfred Sutro. Back colophon: "250 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, 1935." Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.