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Corporate Author Book Club of California.

Title Contemporary California short stories.

Imprint [San Francisco] : Published for Its Members by the Book Club of California, 1937.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Centennial Room    R PAS LC 810.8 C761 1937    Available
Description 6 v. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note "A series of six short stories by contemporary authors to be distributed bi-monthly during 1937 to members of the Book Club of California."
600 copies of each part were printed.
No. 3 was printed by John Henry Nash; no. 4 by the Grabhorn Press; no. 5 by the Ward Ritchie Press.
Bound in printed paper wrappers. In a protective case.
Each number is accompanied by a form letter from Oscar Lewis, secretary of the club, transmitting the story and announcing the next.
Contents No. 1. The hold-up, by Stewart Edward White.--No. 2. A murder at the Dome, by Gelett Burgess.--No. 3. The crystal ball, by Charles Caldwell Dobie.--No. 4. The foghorn, by Gertrude Atherton.--No. 5. Pepe, by James Hopper.--No. 6. His Wife could eat no lean, by Ruth Comfort Mitchell.
Local Note Pasadena has only nos. 1, 2, 4, and 5.
Subject Short stories, American -- California.
Added Author White, Stewart Edward, 1873-1946 Hold-up.
Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951. A murder at the Dome.
Dobie, Charles Caldwell, 1881-1943. Crystal ball.
Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn, 1857-1948. Foghorn.
Hopper, James, 1876-1956 Pepe.
Mitchell, Ruth Comfort, 1882-1954 His wife could eat no lean.

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