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The Surprising Legacy of Alice Parsons Millard: Antiquarian Bookseller & Champion of Beauty and Taste Description

December 12, 2022 @ 6:00 pm PST

Sponsored by The Book Club of California

Dec 12, 6:00pm Pacific time

** The Fourth Kenneth Karmiole Endowed Lecture on the History of the Book Trade in California and the West **

Book trade historian Charles Nelson Johnson provides a fresh look at lesser-known Southern California antiquarian bookseller Alice Parsons Millard (1873-1938)—a role she inherited as much as chose—and her activities as she courageously maneuvered her way through the decidedly male dominated trade in 1920s-1930s Europe and the United States; her personal challenges, creative business innovations and impact on numerous high profile clients, and her surprising California legacy.

Register here for webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6yw3ISaeS6-9KZaFBgMbQg?mc_cid=846715f310&mc_eid=55809a2ee8