Lot 75: San Francisco WPA artist 1933-44

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Lot 75: Author: N/A; Title: Three rare imprints illustrated by San Francisco artist Antonio Sotomayor, 1933-44; Place Published: N/A; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1933-44; Description: Constance Ferris. Orchards and Orchids. (William Publishing, San Francisco, 1933) First Edition. Original cloth. Poetry, with 11 drawings by Sotomayor at age 29. 70pp."In San Francisco / The Palace Hotel". Promotional booklet. 4 x 6", approx. 20 unnumbered pages. Illustrated with photographs by Arthur de Carvalho and front cover and text illustrations, in color and black and white, by Sotomayor, including a double-page cartoon map of the city and other northern California attractions. Very Rare. Undated, but ca. 1940 (listing famed New York bon vivant Charles Stanley Sackett as hotel manager)Ernst Bacon. Along Unpaved Roads / Songs of a Lonesome People / A collection of eight American folk songs (Delkas Music, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, 1944) Original decorative wrappers. 38pp. Folksong sheet music by composer, pianist and conductor Bacon with front cover illustration and 4 full-page plates by Sotomayor.Complete description available. Please contact pba@pbagalleries.com for more information. Condition: PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $150-250
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