Literary Industries A Memoir by Hubert Howe Bancroft

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The shorter memoir, in one sense a family homage, simultaneously renews interest in the California of years ago. Bancroft is as much the center of 'Literary Industries'--his almost febrile ambitious and questing nature--as the history which he preserved of the Cited by: 6.

Literary industries. A memoir. About this Book. Bancroft, Hubert Howe, View full catalog record. Rights. Public Domain, Google-digitized. Get this Book. Permanent link to this book Link to this page. Embed this book. Version. UTC About the version.

About this Book/Tools Sidebar. Main Content. View: Scroll Page. Literary industries: a memoir () recounts his early life and experiences in California. He recounts his career as a businessman and his growing fascination with his hobbies of collecting books on Pacific Coast history and amassing the source materials for a multi-volume study of the subject.

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