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From Mexican Days to the Gold Rush: Memoirs of James Wilson Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum Who Grew Up with California

From Mexican Days to the Gold Rush: Memoirs of James Wilson Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum Who Grew Up with California

by James Wilson Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum

Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1993. Hardcover. Very good. Hardcover. As new in publisher's shrinkwrap.
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A$22.97
As I Remember Jim

As I Remember Jim

by [Miniature Book] Bothamley, Robert

[Fullerton]: Lorson's Books, 2013. Miniature book, 7.5x5cm, [7]pp. Color photo frontis, thin label with Conclave 32 motto bound in. Printed card wrappers, stitched. Fine condition. Miniature book keepsake from MBS Conclave XXXII, Boston, a tribute to Jim Lorson, dealer, collector, and proprietor of Lorson's Books & Prints.  Originally this tribute was included in Jim Lorson: Boy Bookseller at 75, April 11, 2003.  .
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A$61.24
The Europeans

The Europeans

by James, Henry

London: The Folio Society. G : in good condition without slipcase. Spine darkened. 1982. First FS Edition. Green & white striped hardback cloth cover. 240mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 188pp. Lithographs by Robin Jacques. .
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A$24.48
The House of the Doll Widow

The House of the Doll Widow

by [Japan] Russell, Arthur J

Ysleta: Edwin B. Hill, 1938. First edition thus, 50 copies. Brochure, [3]pp. Staple bound in printed card wraps. Chipping and toning to edges, very good. Short fable of Japan from Arthur Russell (1861-1945), columnist for the Minneapolis Journal and Minnetonka Record.   Myers Myers 91.
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A$53.59
Brittle Sticks: More Verses

Brittle Sticks: More Verses

by [Amateur Press] F. D. W. [Frank Denmark Woollen]

Ysleta: Edwin B. Hill, 1931. First edition, 110 copies. Brochure, [22]pp. Stapled sheets laid in printed card wraps. Small split to wrappers at base of spine else very good. Poetry collection from early amateur journalist, Frank Denmark Woollen, who edited Red Letter Days and The National Amateur magazines.   Myers Myers 53.
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A$45.93
Bronze the Beautifier Specimen Page

Bronze the Beautifier Specimen Page

by E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Company, Inc

Parlin, NJ: E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Company, Inc, 1923. Single sheet, 27x12cm, with embossed gilt borders and lettering, printed in blue and black. Small moisture stain to upper corner, few smudges, mounted to brown matting which shows toning. Vintage DuPont specimen page advertising the company's bronze powder used for illumination in modern printing.  The ad mentions the sending of these pages or samples of the powder to commercial printing factories.  We find mention of this ad in two magazines... Read more about this item
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A$114.83
LY 1961 Compositions 1961

LY 1961 Compositions 1961

by La Monte Young

1963 n.pl. Fluxus Special Editions. Fluxus edition - Artist Book - content goes back to 1960 composition with the phrase 'draw a straight line and follow it' - on pg 5 is printed FLUXUS h. - 9 x 9 cm - 68 unnumbered pages - paper cover (printed L Y 1961) - stapled - condition: stain on upper and lower side of cover, stain on upper part of the page in the middle, stain on 3 last pages, see images - in spite of the stains it is an artist book that expresses the well defined idees of La Monte Young.
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A$965.30
The Stories of the Bagh O Bahar; Being an Abstract made from the original text

The Stories of the Bagh O Bahar; Being an Abstract made from the original text

by Edith F. Parry

London: W.H.Allen & Co, 1890. Hard Cover. vg. octavo. ( 7 1/2" x 5") 75pp Blue cloth. Some light rubbing at head and bottom of spine.
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A$91.87
Western Zane Grey Classics Six Volumes; Riders of the Purple Sage, The Rainbow Trail, To the Last Man, The Light of Western Stars,The Heritage of the Desert, The Border Legion

Western Zane Grey Classics Six Volumes; Riders of the Purple Sage, The Rainbow Trail, To the Last Man, The Light of Western Stars,The Heritage of the Desert, The Border Legion

by Zane Grey

Easton Press, 2005. Collector's Edition. Full Leather. near fine. Octavo. 8 1/2' x 6'. Various cloth leather covers. gilt lettering. AEG. Moire endpapers .Four raised bands. Color frontispieces in each volume from various dust jacket covers. Some of the volumes have some slight scratch marks to gilt fore-edges. Hint of smoke to these volumes.
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A$765.55
Roan Stallion - illustrated by Karin Wikstrom - 1/60 Deluxe Ed

Roan Stallion - illustrated by Karin Wikstrom - 1/60 Deluxe Ed

by Robinson Jeffers

Covelo, California: Yolla Bolly Press, 1990. 1/60 of the Deluxe Edition. Hardcover in traycase. Fine/no dj as issued, in clamshell box. Karin Wikstrom. Jeffers, Robinson, illustrated by Karin Wikstrom, Roan Stallion, number 60 of 155 copies, this being one of the deluxe edition limited to 60 copies (of a total of 155 copies) in full leather binding, that comes with the extra signed woodcut and the text booklet in wraps. Housed n a clamshell-style box of archival boards covered in a rough, dark green... Read more about this item
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A$834.45
King of Camargue - with fore-edge painting. 1 of 5 copies, Ex Libris A. Zukor

King of Camargue - with fore-edge painting. 1 of 5 copies, Ex Libris A. Zukor

by Jean Aicard, George Ives (translator)

Philadelphia: George Barrie & Sons, 1901. No 4 of a Limited edition of five copies: Edition Magnifique of Chefs-d'Oeuvre du Roman Contemporain. Full morocco leather binding. near fine. Louis V. Ruet (etchings), George Roux (drawings). Philadelphia: Printed only for subscribers by George Barrie & Sons, [1901]. Limited edition of five copies of which this is number four, Edition Magnifique of Chefs-d'Oeuvre du Roman Contemporain, Romanticists, bound for Warren R. Fales. Octavo. 349 pages. Illustrated... Read more about this item
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A$1,148.32
A Miracle of Saint Anthony and Five Other Plays [Modern Library No. 11.1]

A Miracle of Saint Anthony and Five Other Plays [Modern Library No. 11.1]

by MAETERLINCK, MAURICE

New York: Boni and Liveright, 1917. First Modern Library Edition. Hardcover. A trace of rubbing to crown and foot of spine, otherwise fine.. 16mo. 4.5 x 6.625 in. 255, [1 blank] pp. ML Binding Style 1, rich dark green 'limp croft leather' (leatherette), with gothic Boni & Liveright device in gilt on upper cover, gilt title to spine; with green marbleized endpapers and catalogue of 12 titles (C1) preceding title page. A pristine copy of a Modern Library title from the very first catalogue (May 1917).... Read more about this item
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A$120.96
Great Stories of Crime and Detection. 4 volume set

Great Stories of Crime and Detection. 4 volume set

by Heald, Tim [ed.]; Hardcastle, Nick [illus.]

London: The Folio Society. VG : in very good condition with blue slipcase. Slipcase lightly marked. 2002. Second Printing. Blue cloth spine with illustrated hardback boards. 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 424pp; 427pp; 429pp; 459pp. Heavy set – extra shipping needed for overseas. .
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A$108.80
Men in Print: Essays in Literary Criticsm

Men in Print: Essays in Literary Criticsm

by Lawrence, T. E.; A. W. Lawrence [intro]

Edinburgh: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1940. Limited edition. 1/4 leather. Very Good. 25.5 x 19.5 cm. Octavo. 60pp. Limited to 500 copies this being copy 53. Bound in 1/4 blue Niger morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. 5 Raised bands to spine. Spine is faded to grey. Scattered foxing, heavier to preliminaries. Toning to the cloth. Housed in worn slipcase which has two pieces out.
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A$229.66
A STREAK OF LUCK EASTON PRESS

A STREAK OF LUCK EASTON PRESS

by Robert E. - Thomas Alva Edison Conot

US: Easton Press, 1992. Leather. Fine/No DJ. Beautiful leatherbound Easton Press Edition. Text tight and clean; no markings from previous owners; full leather over moire silk endpapers. Raised bands on the spine, with gold decorations and titles on spine and cover. All edges gilt. Silk bookmarker.
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A$229.66
The Mystique of Vellum

The Mystique of Vellum

by [Fine Printing] Birgus, Richard; Franklin, Colin; et al

Boston: Anne & David Bromer, 1984. Number 69 of 225 copies. Quarto, 38pp. Illustrated with two wood engravings by Greg Dearth, bound-in specimen sheet printed in three colors on parchment. Quarter vellum, spine lettered in gilt, printed paper boards, housed in a dropback box with spine label. Fine condition. Finely produced edition of this work on printing on vellum and parchment.  Introduction by Decherd Turner, essays by Colin Franklin and Richard Bigus.  Handbound and with box by Claudia Cohen. ... Read more about this item
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A$612.44
McGOWAN VS CALIFORNIA VIGILANTES

McGOWAN VS CALIFORNIA VIGILANTES

by McGOWAN, Edward

Oakland: Biobooks, 1946. First Thus. Cloth-backed cloth. Fine/Custom Clear Mylar. (ix) 205 (3) pp. SIGNED/INSCRIBED by Biobooks publisher. J. A. Sullivan in ink on the colophon: To Hugh C. Baker / My Best Wishes 1/6/47 / Thirty Seven / Joe Sullivan". #37 of 675 limited copies. Number 7 of the California Centennial Editions.Printed at The Gillick Press, Berkeley. Facsimile copies of 1857 and 1858 newspapers in pocket affixed to rear pastedown. Facsimile of Pacific Mail List for November 6, 1856... Read more about this item
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A$68.90
The Gentleman from Cracow [and] The Mirror

The Gentleman from Cracow [and] The Mirror

by Singer, Isaac Bashevis; Soyer, Raphael (Illustrator); Moore, Harry T. (Introduction)

New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1979. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Soyer, Raphael. No. 631 of 2000, quarto size, 126 pp., signed by Isaac Bashevis Singer and Raphael Soyer. Isaac Bashevis Singer (1902-1991) was a Polish-born Jewish writer who wrote and published only in Yiddish. He won he Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978 and was also awarded two National Book Awards. The artist for this edition, Raphael Soyer, was a Russian-born American painter, draftsman, and printmaker referred to as... Read more about this item
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A$379.71
La Primera Imprenta en Texcoco 1596-1597

La Primera Imprenta en Texcoco 1596-1597

by Pascoe, Juan

(Tacámbaro): Taller Martín Pescador, 2023. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. Thin folio. 39, (1) pp. White vellum spine; brown paper over boards, printed title label on the upper board. Finely printed on handmade paper in the traditional Spanish size. ('al tamaño español tradicional'). Illustrated with tipped-in reproductions of pages of the period. According to the colophon, one of 50 copies only. In fine condition. A much needed description of the state of printing in New Spain at the end of the... Read more about this item
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A$1,148.32
Vision of a Collector: the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection in the Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division

Vision of a Collector: the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection in the Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division

by [Lessing J. Rosenwald]; Billington, James H.; Sullivan, Larry E.; Et al

Washington: Library of Congress, 1991. First edition, limited to 300 copies. Quarto, 427pp. Etched portrait frontis by Toni Rosati, signed and numbered 223/300. Facsimile illustrations throughout. Additionally signed by the printer, W. Thomas Taylor, with a nice inscription describing the project. Quarter green morocco stamped in gilt, green patterned paper boards. Nearly fine, paper boards rubbed at bottom edges with slight soiling to text block. Included is the [8]pp. announcement, finely printed by... Read more about this item
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A$306.22
The Red Badge of Courage

The Red Badge of Courage

by Crane, Stephen

Modern Library, 1951. Modern Library College Editions. softcover. very good: text clean, binding intact. Duodecimo 267pp. T45 Modern Library College Edition. #00483.
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A$10.72
Mother Courage

Mother Courage

by von Grimmelshausen, Johann

London: The Folio Society. VG: in very good condition without slipcase. Spine browned. 1965. First FS Edition. Buff hardback cloth covers. 210mm x 150mm (8" x 6"). 151pp. .
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A$12.82
The Plot of Il Trovatore and other poems

The Plot of Il Trovatore and other poems

by Locklin, Gerald

Stockholm: Kamini Press, 2008. First Edition. Staplebound wraps. Fine. Henry Denander. Kamini Press poetry Series No. 3. Stapled small press chapbook with illustrated front cover by Henry Denander, unpaginated (48pp comprised of 11 sheets of cream pages folded between cobalt blue endpapers). Signed by Denander on the copyright page and by Locklin on the title page. The text is set in Garamond and printed on Hewlett Packard printers. Text stock is Lessobo Linne 100g paper and the cover is printed on... Read more about this item
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A$20.00
These two poems were written for Ward Ritchie, Christmas and New Year's, 1995

These two poems were written for Ward Ritchie, Christmas and New Year's, 1995

by [Imprenta Glorias] Stuart, Gloria

[Los Angeles]: [Imprenta Glorias], 1996. 19x12cm, [4]pp. Printed on blue laid paper, the title and colophon on a flag-shaped slip, all stitched into Cockerell marbled paper wrappers with brown thread. Fine condition. A series of two love poems beautifully printed by Gloria Stuart for Ward Ritchie, shortly before his passing in January of 1996.  Of an unstated limitation, printed as a keepsake for the Zamorano-Roxburghe clubs.  A scarce piece of Stuart/Ritchie ephemera.
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A$145.45
Twice Told Tales

Twice Told Tales

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

New York: Heritage Press, 1966. hardcover. Book VG: mild foxing/toning to paste downs and endpapers, mild shelf wear/sun to spine and boards, text clean, binding tight. Slipcover VG+: clean, sound. Valenti Angelo. 4to 411pp. Sandglass pamphlet laid in. Selected and Introduced by Wallace Stegner, Illustrated by Valenti Angelo. #02632 HEAVY ITEM WILL REQUIRE EXTRA S/H.
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A$30.62