California: Private, 1938. First Edition. Leather. privately printed "presentation speec... awarding a platinum watch to Carlyle Thorpe, ... celebrating his 25 yrs of service as general manager of the California Walnut Growers Assn. on Jan 27, 1937". Thorpe had previously written "A Journey to the Walnut Sections of Europe and Asia" in 1923. handsome leather, gilt inlay on spine, gilt stained edges, some very minor smudges, very minimal shelfwear, VG, no dj, burgandy silk stiff free end papers, verso w/cream colored paper paper, leather w/gold inlay on inside cvr, several pgs of front and back free matter w/ 1pg having a very minor smudge otherwise very clean, tight, 7pgs text w/speech and list of donors. Very Good. Item #45670

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