WOMAN OF CALIFORNIA SUSANNA BRYANT DAKIN by W. W. Robinson. Susanna Bryant Dakin, W. W. Robinson.

WOMAN OF CALIFORNIA SUSANNA BRYANT DAKIN by W. W. Robinson. [Berkeley]: Published by The Friends of the Bancroft Library in collaboration with The California Arboretum Foundation, Inc., n.d. 26x17 cm, pp. [1-6] 1-11 [12-14: blank], frontispiece, original decorated wrappers, stapled. First edition. Memorial to Susanna Bryant Dakin (1905-1966), California historian, patron of the arts and philanthropist, a major friend of the Bancroft Library who supported major acquisitions, including the library of Martin Carrencedo and the Honeyman Collection of early Californian and Western pictorial material. Dakin wrote the introduction to Yo Semite 1878: adventures of N & C. Journal and drawings by Carrie E. LeConte (San Francisco: The Book Club of California, MCMXLIV [i.e. 1964]). Dakin was connected to the Bixbys, a prominent pioneer southern California family. See Hart, A Companion to California (1987), p. 49. Wrappers just a bit tanned, a very good copy. (#166892).

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