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Elizabeth Pomeroy discusses and signs Glen Dawson: Mountaineer and Bookman

Elizabeth Pomeroy book signing Wednesday June 26th at 7pm

Glen Dawson was born seven years after his father opened Ernest Dawson's Antique Book Shop in downtown Los Angeles in 1905. Mentored by his father and fueled by his own determination, the young Dawson rose to prominence in two very different spheres. As a partner at Dawson's Book Shop for 60 years, he was influential in rare book circles. And as an avid climber and lifelong world traveller, he achieved dozens of mountaineering first ascents. This volume explores the many facets of Dawson's incredible life, including his family, business, publications, and support of organizations and institutions.

This collectible volume was produced honoring the Dawson style of classic, elegant bookmaking. It's a must-have for students of California history and bibliophiles. (Sagest)

Elizabeth Pomeroy is a California native and served on the staff of the Huntington Library for ten years. She also worked at the W.M. Keck Foundation in Los Angeles and has taught English at Pasadena City College. In the year 2000 she established Many Moons Press, which publishes books on Southern California history and nature. She is also the author of the book San Marino: A Centennial History, published by the San Marino Historical Society.

Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author's most recent title from Vroman's. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies to all Vroman's Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your Vroman's receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.

Event date: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101
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