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Controversial James : an essay on the life and work of George Wharton James

Author: Roger Keith Larson; Yolla Bolly Press.
Publisher: San Francisco : Book Club of California, 1991
Series: Publication (Book Club of California), no. 195.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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The biography of George Wharton James who collected Indian art, wrote on California and California writers, and promoted California and its wonders.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George Wharton James; George Wharton James
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Keith Larson; Yolla Bolly Press.
OCLC Number: 24570433
Notes: Edition of 400 copies, printed at the Yolla Bolly Press.
"This first edition ... was designed and printed in an edition of 400 copies"--Colophon.
Description: xii, 98, [2] pages, [20] pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 26 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Lawrence Clark Powell --
Introduction --
Roots in English Methodism --
Missionary to the Wild West --
Fall from grace, into the depths --
Out of the depths, into the lecture hall --
Return to the West --
Author and lecturer --
Books and more books --
Conclusion --
Postmortem --
Apologies and acknowledgements --
Chapter notes --
An annotated bibliography.
Series Title: Publication (Book Club of California), no. 195.
Responsibility: Roger Keith Larson.
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The biography of George Wharton James who collected Indian art, wrote on California and California writers, and promoted California and its wonders.

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