Lot 204
C.E. JENNEY Californian Nights, signed min. book 1910

Estimate: $150 - $200

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Charles Elmer Jenney Signed Miniature Book - "Californian Nights' Entertainment"

Offered for sale by Peter Austern Of 'Brooklyn Books' - for more information please contact him via email at info@brooklynbooks.us          

SIGNED MINIATURE BOOK. No publishing date (1910) -- SIGNED by Charles Elmer Jenney on half-title page. "Californian Nights' Entertainment". Published by Valentine & Anderson, Ltd. in Edinburgh, Scotland. Uncommon title with Charles Elmer's Jenny's scarce autograph. (inscribed later to Mary Colovi by her teacher, Miss Eleanor Barrus).

Author Charles Elmer Jenney, a naturalist and poet, contributed to many publications and wrote many books-- he lived in Fresno, CA for 30 years; his obituary appeared in the San Francisco "Bulletin" on April 9, 1919. 

BOOK COVERED in TARTAN CLOTH-- a lovely miniature, 2.5"x3.25", generously detailed with many photo illustrations & poems to the 'wonderous' beauty of California's landscape. Some loose pages, fraying of cloth-covered boards.

Domestic s&h $15.