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Publisher: Chamberlain Press, 1984
boards, 5"x6. A selection of fables illustrated with colored wood engravings by Sarah Chamberlain and translated by Boris Artzybasheff. Limited signed edition of 150 copies. Signed by the illustrator on the limitation page. Ten coloured plates, each with small illustration on the reverse. View more info
Publisher: Trenton NJ, The Past Times Press, 1957
1st ed., 8vo, marbled boards without dust jacket (as issued). Limited edition (unstated number), signed by the Author George Lewis Phillips on the title page. Also inscribed by the author on the front end paper, with a pencil sketch of Phillips by the book's illustrator, California/Southwestern artist Everett Gee Jackson. A fine copy with some light toning on front end paper where a newspaper clipping lightly discolored the paper. [The clipping is inside an envelope pas... View more info
By: Bidloo, Govard
Publisher: Paris, Editions Roger DaCosta, 1972
Facsimile edition of Bidloo's noted atlas of human anatomy first published in Amsterdam in 1685. Large 4to (11"x16"), bound in burgundy leatherette, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. No. 411 of 2000 copies printed. A bit of rubbing at top and bottom of spine, otherwise fine. The atlas is illustrated with 105 plates by Gerard de Lairesse, showing the human figure both in living attitudes and as dissected cadavers. The book was later plagiarized by English surgeon ... View more info
By: Dingman, Larry
Publisher: Dinkytown Antiquarian Bookstore, 1986
1st edition (1986)97 pp. A limited edition of 447 copies, the book contains 444 reproductions of original book store marks, mostly from the late 19th century through World War II. Three original marks are tipped in. With an essay on Booksellers' Marks by Michael Adams and introduction by Dingman. Fine copy without d/w, as issued. View more info
Publisher: Los Angeles:, Dawson's Book Shop,, 1976.
Edition: First Thus;
First book publication of Jeffers' poem, first published in the Occidental Mid-Winter magazine, 1905. Fine in outward appearance, but several pages have separated from spine. 2"x2-3/4". View more info
By: Lincoln, Abraham
Publisher: San Francisco, John Howell, 1915
A Lecture by Abraham Lincoln Delivered in 1860. 1st ed., thus. 8vo, red boards. Printed for San Francisco bookseller John Howell by SF printer John Henry Nash. One of 250 copies printed d on Fabriano Italian Hand-made paper. This is copy no. 68. Interior is clean, tight and bright. Covers have surface wear and several small nicks along edges and top of spine. View more info
By: Drinkwater, John
Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., 1924
Edition: 1st ed.
8vo, batiked-paper boards with 1/4 vellum-spine. Printed by the Pelican Press and limited to 250 copies. English translation of seventeen verses by Goethe, Schiller, Moerike, Uhland, Hebbel, Theodor Storm, Keller, Guenther, Gleim, Boie, Hofmannsthal, Liliencron and Buerger. The Pelican Press was founded in 1916 by Sir Francis Meynell, with the active involvement of Stanley Morison - a British typographer, designer and historian of printing. He was one of the most influen... View more info
Publisher: Industrial Arts Laboratory Press at San Jose State College for the Sacramento Book Collectors Club, 1942
Edition: 1st ed. thus.
Published by printed and bound by Industrial Arts Laboratory Press at San Jose State College for the Sacramento Book Collectors Club, Sacramento & San Jose, 1942 8vo, ¼ linen, violet boards. xxi,13p., frontis-map, rubricated title page, preface, notes to preface, the pamphlet, remarks of John Plumbe, notes to text. Errata slip affixed at rear colophon. The first publication of the Sacramento Book Collectors Club; limited to eighty copies. Laid in is a printed slip l... View more info
n.p. n.d. 4to, illuminated vellum wrappers; 52 leaves; stitched binding. Pen and ink calligraphy, illuminations with watercolor head and tail pieces, and in-text illustrations all on hand-made paper. The artist/author is unknown. Clean, tight and unmarked interior. Covers torn and chipped on all edges. Date unknown but probably from late 1950’s - early 1960’s. View more info
Publisher: San Francisco, The Grabhorn Press, 1938
Produced for Roy Vernon Sowers by the Grabhorn Press and limited to an edition of 525 unnumbered copies. A portion of The Chronicles of St. Denis dealing with the life of Joan of Arc. Illustrated from woodcuts from the original edition of 1493. Black and red printing on heavy laid paper. Powder blue paper boards, the coat-of-arms of Joan printed on the front, ivory linen cloth and paper spine label. A fine copy; very light surface wear - pristine interior with original ... View more info
Publisher: New York:, Art Studio Books., 1930.
Edition: First thus.
One of the many illustrated, 'erotic' classics published during the 1920-30's. This copy is one of two thousand numbered copies. The book was also published in a deluxe edition of 50 copies, with an original erotic sketch on the end paper, and in an addition of 18 copies bound in morocco with the original artwork to one of the illustrations laid inside a clamshell box. The translation, pseudonymously attributed to Charles Young, is also by Alexander King (with the assis... View more info
By: Hillyer, Anthony
12mo, limited to 270 copies. Brown & black boards, 42 pp. "These notes, now first published, convey, in part, the revolt of an individual against the predominating Oriental influences that are disemboweling the once powerful civilization of the West....Very small chip at bottom of spine, otherwise fine in a very good dustwrapper with several small closed tears along the edges, small open tears at top and bottom of spine. Endpapers are darkened where dust jacket flap has ... View more info
By: Twain, Mark
Publisher: San Francisco, Book Club of California/ Grabhorn Press, 1938
Edition: 1st ed.
1st ed. Small quarto. Cloth and boards, paper spine label. , 11pp. Limited to 400 copies. This copy ex-libris the library of Adolf Sutro, President of the BCC, with his small bookplate inside front cover. A fine copy but lacking the original dust jacket and a small pencil erasure inside back cover. Original prospectus laid in. View more info
Publisher: New York, Privately Printed by Dan Frank Waugh, 1933
8vo, decorated rice-paper over boards, 1/4 vellum. 36 pp. Matsukaze( Wind in the Pines?) is one of the most highly regarded of Noh plays. It tells of two ghost sisters — Matsukaze (Wind in the Pines) and Murasame (Autumn Rain) — who await their lover long after his and their deaths. Interior pages on rice-linen. Fine in original black cardboard slipcase; the slipcase s split open but present. No. 8 of 75 copies. View more info