Hollywood: Pan Press, 1956. First Edition. Original wraps. 8vo., 143pp., wood engraving frontis, printed initials signed in the plate "C.B" and signed beneath the print with the artists actual signature. -- Author signed on the title page. -- Front corners a little bumped. A few soiled spots to the wrappers. Previous owners ink signature on the blank endpaper. -- Part of a "History in the Making Series" by the Pan Press" Very good. Item #9704
"Charles William Bolsius was born in 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands on 23 June 1907. He studied art formally in Europe moving to New Mexico in the early 1930s. He settled in Tucson in 1934. In that year he was painting, printing, building, and hand carving fine furniture and doors. -- Charles Bolsius's sophisticated artistic sensibly was influenced by German and Dutch expressionists including: Leo Gestel, Jan Toorop, Kees van Dongen, and Emil Nolde while embracing the scale and environmental tonality of the American West. -- He exhibited his art in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and San Francisco. He designed and built numerous modified territorial/pueblo revival buildings in and around old Fort Lowell on the edge of Tucson and was a member of many Tucson art organizations."-wikipedia.