Clio on the Coast: The Writing of California History, 1845-1945


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Kevin Starr, 2010.

CLIO, the Muse of History, generously inspired many efforts to bring the spirit and practice of history to California in its first one hundred years as an American province. Kevin Starr’s Clio on the Coast brings to life the men and women who chronicled and interpreted the story of California through the period and social transformation of the twentieth century.

Designed and printed by Jonathan Clark at The Artichoke Press. 6 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, 201 pp and was lithographed on Mohawk Superfine paper. It handsomely bound in cloth with French marbled paper insides, and includes a letterpress-printed dust wrapper. Enhanced with 15 historical portraits and 23 facsimile title-pages. Edition of 350 copies each signed by Kevin Starr.

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