California Book Collection Donated To The Coronado Library

From Coronado Eagle and Journal

” California has a fascinating history which is now well represented at the Coronado Public Library in a special collection of limited-edition and rare books. The collection has been donated by CeeCee Bassett Barrios in memory of her parents Capt. Leonard F. Bassett and Mrs. Catherine Crellin G. Bassett, and Miss Anita M. Crellin…The book collection includes many limited-edition books published by the Grabhorn Press and other fine presses for the Book Club of California. Grabhorn and other specialty presses republished very rare early books of memoirs or narratives of pioneers, rancheros, sailors, 49ers, explorers and historical characters like John Sutter or John C. Fremont.”