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Dr. Johnson on Reading, Conversing, and Writing: Being a Keepsake Issued on the Occasion of the Visit of the Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs to the Cecil H. Green Library, Stanford University, October 28, 1984

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stanford University, California, Stanford University: 1984

Seller ID: 017353

Condition: Very Good


Original yellow wrapper with black lettering on the front cover. 6 X 9 inches. 9 pages including an illustration of Dr. Samuel Johnson. Dr. Johnson (1709-1784) was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, literary critic and biographer. Copy is very clean and complete. View more info

Manuscripts, Typed and Handwritten by Clark Wing

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 017602

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Clark Wing. 4 manuscript documents. Circa 1930's. California. Two documents are signed by Wing. 6 pages. Clark Wing was a California writer. From 1936-1940, he worked as a WPA editor, editing the California Historic Landmark Series. During this same time, he also wrote articles on State Parks and historic places. He was a friend of the writer Harold Speakman. This collection consists of 4 documents:. 1) "Make the Birdie Sing". 1 page, handwritten and signed by Wing Humorous poem. 2) "Let Snookie Catch 'em" 1 page. Handwritten. Humorous poem. 3) "There are three parts." ... View more info

The Ordeal of William Morris- Keepsake

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Fernando, Ca, Nut Quad Press: 1996

Seller ID: 017756

Condition: Very Good


Original white wrapper with black lettering and a black design on the front cover. 6 1/2 X 9 1/2 inches. 11 pages. Printed on heavy paper. From the colophon, "Presented as a keepsake to the attending members of The Roxburghe Club of San Francisco and The Zamorano Club of Los Angeles at their Joint Meeting held in San Francisco, California, October 26-27, 1996. Letterpress printed in an edition of 150 copies on Somerset Mouldmake paper using Golden type designed by William Morris for his Kelmscott Press. Nut Quad Press, San Fernando, California. Copy is very clean and binding is tight. View more info

Chandler & Price. A Short History

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Tam Press Edition and The Haunted C & P Press: 1996

Seller ID: 017757

Condition: Very Good


Original white and blue wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 inches. 13 pages. This copy contains information on the Chandler & Price Company who manufactured Gordon style printing presses. This copy has 6 black and white illustration of presses. From the colophon, "One-hundred-twenty-five copies printed for joint meeting of the Roxburght and Zamorano Club in San Francisco, October 25, 1996." Copy is very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Jack Gannon / Canon Addenda

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Arion Press: 1998

Seller ID: 017788

Condition: Very Good


Original brown wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 6 3/4 X 5 inches oblong. 11 pages with 1 black and white photograph of Jack Gannon. From the colophon, "Printed by the Arion Press in an edition of 350 copies. Of this edition, 125 copies are presented by Andrew Hoyem to members of the Roxburghe and Zamorano clubs attending the Joint Meeting in Los Angeles in October 1998, and the remaining copies are for subscribers to the Arion Press, for relatives of Jack Gannon, and for others who may wish to remember him." Gannon (1907-1932) this copy contains poems and letters by Gannon.... View more info

The "Maid of the Mist" Trip. Is Deservedly Popular Because of the Unparalleled View of the Grandest Waterfall in the World

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 017792

Condition: Very Good


Original white wrapper with black lettering and a black and white photograph of Niagara Falls on the front cover. 1 sheet of paper folded in half. 3 1/2 X 5 1/2 inches. Souvenir from the Niagara Falls trip, explaining about the falls. Copy is clean. View more info

Inspector Wade of Scotland Yard in The Mystery of the Red Aces. The Big Little Book No. 1448

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Racine, Wis, Whitman Publishing Co.: 1937

Seller ID: 017829

Condition: Fine


Original illustrated board showing Inspector Wade on the front cover, 3 men, 1 on a horse on the back cover. 3 1/2 X 4 1/2 inches. 425 pages with 3 pages of advertisements. Black and white illustrations on the right side page, text on the left. Previous owner rubber stamped their name and address on the inside front cover. Copy has several spots on title page at hinge, otherwise pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

The History of Little Bo Peep, The Shepherdess Showing How She Lost Her Sheep and Coundn't Tell Where To Find Them

By: N/A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: London and New York, Geo. Routledge & Co.: 0

Seller ID: 017855

Condition: Fine


Original illustrated wrapper showing Bo Peep and a sheep on the front cover5 1/4 X 6 3/4. 31 pages. Circa 1860's. Black and white illustrations on nearly every page. Small pen holes on the back cover. Previous owner wrote in pencil "Jesse H. Nov. 9th /67. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is good. View more info

The Country Picture-Book

By: N/A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: New York, James G. Gregory: 0

Seller ID: 017856

Condition: Fine


Original illustrated wrapper showing 4 small pictures on the front cover. 6 3/4 X 8 3/4 inches. 24 pages. Copy shows black and white illustrations for a snow scene, spring time, a may-day, morning, hay-time, sheep-washing, harvest scene, apple gathering, autumn, November, winter and the year of a country life. Copy has several pages that are beginning to have foxing. Both covers have small pin holes. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is good. View more info

In Memoriam, Christopher Morley

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1957

Seller ID: 018040

Condition: Fine


Original wrapper with a black and white portrait of Christopher Morley by Joseph Hirsch in 1944 on the front cover. 6 3/4 X 10 inches. 10 pages. Copy contains 5 tribute essays written shortly after Morley's death. The first tribute titled "O Rare Chris Morley" was written by Clifton Fadiman. The other tributes were written by John P. Marquand, Norman Cousins, Harrison Smith and J. Donald Adams. Copy has been folded, however, pages are very clean. View more info

Euthanasia or Turf, Tent and Tomb. Collection of British Authors. Tauchnitz Edition. Volume 2905

By: N/A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz: 1893

Seller ID: 018063

Condition: Fine


Original red cloth with gilt lettering on black leather on spine. 5 X 6 1/2 inches. 270 pages. This is a collection of British authors. Light sun fading on spine and edges of both covers. Hunin "Crime fiction" Part 13. 1st Tauchnitz edition, published the same year as the 1st edition (London). A black and white bookplate is on the inside front cover. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

The Liberty Boys of "76": No. 933

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Frank Tousey: 1918

Seller ID: 018078

Condition: Collectible-Fine


No. 933. November 15, 1918. Stapled binding, paper cover, color illustrations on front. 8 X 11 inches. Chipping and some uncut pages. Protected in plastic sleeve. Contents of this issue, "The Liberty boys at Kingston or The man with the silver bullet" by Harry Moore, "Assignment 99 or The startling adventures of a boy reporter" by Ralph Morton and several short new articles and various advertisements. Top corner is clipped. Text is not affected. View more info

The Flying Yorkshireman.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and London, Harper and Brothers, Publishers: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018143

Condition: Fine


Original tan cloth with blue lettering on spine. 5 3/4 X 8 1/4 inches. 273 pages. Deckled edges. Novellas in this copy are, "The Flying Yorkshireman" by Eric Knight, "Snow in Summer" by Helen Hull, "Season of Celebration" by Albert Maltz, "Turnip's Blood" by Rachel Maddux, "The Song The Summer Evening Sings" by I. J. Kapstein, "A Note on Novellas" by Whit Burnett and Martha Foley plus photographs and biographical notes on the authors. Copy has a gold and orange dust jacket written in black lettering. A slight rip in the top of the front cover. Co... View more info

The Letters Of Jacob Baegert. 1749-1761. Jesuit Missionary In Baja California

By: N/A

Price: $37.60

Publisher: Los Angeles, Ca, Dawson's Book Shop: 1982

Seller ID: 018199

Condition: Fine


Original green cloth with black decorations of angels on the front cover. Gilt lettering on spine. 5 3/4 X 8 1/2 inches. 236 pages. From the Baja California Travels Series, Number 45. From the colophon, "600 copies designed and printed by The Castle Press, Pasadena, 1981-1982." Baegert (1717-1772) was Jesuit missionary in Baja California. Copy contains 10 black and white illustrations and 2 color pictures. Contents include 10 letters Baegert wrote during 1749-1761. Copy is very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

The Liberty Boys Of "76": No. 880

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Frank Tousey: 1917

Seller ID: 018227

Condition: Collectible-Fine


No. 880, November 9, 1917. Stapled binding, paper cover, color illustrations on front cover. 8 X 11 inches. Chipping and some uncut pages. Very fragile. Protected in plastic sleeve. Contents in this issue, "The Liberty Boys and General Pickens; or, Chastising The Cherokees" by Harry Moore, "Making His Fortune or The Smartest Boy In New York" by Ralph Morton, "One, Two-Grab or Rushing Life For All He Was Worth" by Captain George W. Granville and several short articles and various advertisements. View more info

The Liberty Boys Of "76": No. 1002

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Frank Tousey: 1920

Seller ID: 018255

Condition: Collectible-Fine


No. 1002, March 12, 1920. Stapled binding, paper cover, color illustrations on front cover. 8 X 11 inches. Chipping and some uncut pages. Very fragile. Protected in plastic sleeve. Contents in this issue, "The Liberty Boys And The Masked Duelist; or Running Down The Night Riders" by Harry Moore, "A.D.T. No. 33 or The Boss Of The Messenger Boys" by Ralph Morton and several short news articles and various advertisements. View more info

The Little Corporal. An Original Magazine For Boys And Girls And For Older People Who Have Young Hearts. Vol. XVI. No. 6

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, John E. Miller: 1873

Seller ID: 018263

Condition: Fine


Original light green wrapper with black lettering and black illustrations on front cover. 6 X 9 inches. Pages 183-218. 4 black and white illustrations. Contents in this issue, "Hidden Treasures" by Mary A. Denison, "At Bed-Time" (Poem) by Ruth Argyle, "The Konigstein" by C.M. Bennett, "O, Dear!" (Poem) by Josephine Pollard, "The Fox and the Three Little Pigs" by S.J.A. Hunter, "A Court Festival" by Fannie R. Feudge, "Grandma's Story" by A. E. Williams, "The Angel Of The Flowers" (Poem) by Mrs. L. M. Blinn, "Among The Glassmake... View more info

Sunset. The Pacific Monthly

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California., Woodhead, Field & Company: 1916

Seller ID: 018267

Condition: Fine


Original illustrated wrapper with white, black and red lettering on front cover. 8 1/4 X 12 inches. 100 pages. Articles include "The Californiacs" by Inez Haynes Gillmore, "The Pilgrim of Jackass Bar" by Robert Welles Ritchie, "What Of The Nation" by David Starr Jordan, "The Mystery Oh John Muir's Money" by Arno Dosch, "On The New Rialto" by Charles K. Field, "Must We Clean Up Mexico" by Frederick Reid, "The Pulse Of The Pacific" by Henry C. Rowland, Interesting Westerners ( Miss Spokane, George Watkin Evans, Avard Fairbanks, Madame Clerf... View more info

The Family Circle. August 7th, 1936, Vol. 9, No. 6.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Evans Publishing Corporation: 1936

Seller ID: 020080

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's black, white, and blue wrapper with illustrations on the front cover of Shirley Temple, Clark Gable and Jeanette MacDonald, and a scene with stagecoaches. Inside of front cover has an advertisement for Ritz crackers. Inside of back cover has an ad for Edward's Dependable Coffee. Back cover has a comic-strip-style feature, "Food for Thought" by Robert Pilgrim, that lists "unusual facts." 8 1/4" x 11 1/4." Twenty-three pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and... View more info

The Romantic '49ers. How To Wash Gravel or Earth to Produce Gold, Complete, Reliable Instructions

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, Ca, John C. Shay: 1933

Seller ID: 017745

Condition: Very Good


Original yellow wrapper with black lettering and a black illustration of a gold pan, pick axe, shovel and revolver on the front cover. 5 1/2 X 8 3/4 inches. 6 pages. This copy contains 2 articles. The first is titled, The gold pan and sluice-box. The second is "Jack's gold rush" (a true story of how a boy of fourteen created a gold rush in the early days of California). Pages are clean and complete. Binging is good. View more info