Item #278337 The Curious Book of Clampus or Gumshuniana. Ancient, Honorable Order of E. Clampus Vitus.
The Curious Book of Clampus or Gumshuniana

The Curious Book of Clampus or Gumshuniana

Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus. Printed by Lawton R. Kennedy and John J. Johnck at Platrix Press, 1935. Hardcover. Item #278337
ISBN: 281AIB1055049

27 pages. Limited to 200 copies. Illustrated color frontispiece. Gumshaniana 'tells how the land of Gum Shan, now known as California, was first discovered by the Chinese navigator, Hee Li, and populated by a second or colonizing expedition from China...of how these Oriental colonists received and transmitted the Vituscan doctrines...and how their descendants came in conflict with the western branch of the order, known as the Frolicking Friars.' First edition (first printing). Limited edition, #2/200 (many are numbered 2). Near fine in paper over board covers with pasted label on front cover and spine. Labels are tanned. Offsetting to endpages.

Price: $160.00

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