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My Life as an Artist Blacksmith., Francis Whitaker (1906-1999).
1 Francis Whitaker (1906-1999). My Life as an Artist Blacksmith.
Francis Whitaker, 1995 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
4to. 11 x 8 1/2 inches. (vi), 122 pp. 29 black-and-white photographs, memoriam notice tipped in; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped black cloth; binding square and tight, shelf wear, ex library bookplate removed from front paste-down. Ex library copy, stamped on free end papers. Comes with newspaper clippings of Whitaker's obituary. Pall Bohne's copy with his pencil notations on rear pastedown. Very Good. Francis Whitaker was a legendary blacksmith. This autobiography, as told by Gary Mansfield, covers Whitaker's time with Samuel Yellin, his two years in Germany with Julius Schramm, his years in California, Aspen, and finally Carbondale, Colorado. 
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Some Part of Myself., J. Frank Dobie (1888-1964) and Bertha KcKee Dobie (1890-1974).
2 J. Frank Dobie (1888-1964) and Bertha KcKee Dobie (1890-1974). Some Part of Myself.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1967 First Edition Hardcover Used: Good Hardcover 
8vo. 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. (xvi), 282 pp. Black-and-white photographs throughout, index; text clean, unmarked. Light green cloth over boards, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, dust jacket toned and pasted to paste-downs, Ex Library copy with library sticker on spine of dust jacket, library pocket on rear free end paper, library rubber stamps. Good.$ 5FIRST EDITION. This book was published posthumously, and is a collection of newspaper articles and autobiographical writings compiled by Dobie's wife, Bertha McKee Dobie. 
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The Print of My Remembrance: An Autobiography., Ruben V.
3 Ruben V. The Print of My Remembrance: An Autobiography.
Hollywood, CA: Limb Publishing, 1955 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. [viii], 175 pp. Frontispiece portrait of Ruben "Doc" Vaughan, black-and-white photographs throughout; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped blue cloth; binding square and tight, light shelf wear. SIGNED by author on frontispiece. Very Good. The autobiography of Ruben "Doc" Vaughan, "world traveler, soldier of fortune, scientist, and possessor of more knowledge on more subjects than anyone it has been my pleasure to meet." Introduction by Ben Hunter. 
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Autobiography of W. M. C., William M. Cheney (1907-2002).
4 William M. Cheney (1907-2002). Autobiography of W. M. C.
Downey: Dawson's Book Shop, 1983 First Edition Hardcover Used: Like New Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION. Miniature Book. 3 x 2 1/2 inches. [ii], 26, [ix] pp. Frontispiece slate cut by David Kindersley March 1967, Cheney's printers device on title page, black-and-white photograph of Cheney as a child on p. 4, a photo essay of 6 black-and-white photographs on how to print; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, Cheney's printers device on front cover, gilt spine; binding square and tight. OG914-026. Fine. Printing by William M. Cheney, lithography and paper by George Kinney (The Castle Press), binding by Bela Blau. William Cheney was a Los Angeles printer and publisher whose career spanned over 50 years. Cheney was widely recognized as one of the printing greats of the 20th century, and was given an award by the Miniature Book Society in 1987 for being a "pioneer in designing and printing fine miniature books and California's most prolific printer of miniatures." Bradbury. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 682. 
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Autobiography of W. M. C., William M. Cheney (1907-2002).
5 William M. Cheney (1907-2002). Autobiography of W. M. C.
Downey: Dawson's Book Shop, 1983 First Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION. Miniature Book. 3 x 2 1/2 inches. [ii], 26, [ix] pp. Frontispiece slate cut by David Kindersley March 1967, Cheney's printers device on title page, black-and-white photograph of Cheney as a child on p. 4, a photo essay of 6 black-and-white photographs on how to print; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, Cheney's printers device on front cover, gilt spine; binding square and tight, very light rubbing on spine ends. OG914-027. Very Good. Printing by William M. Cheney, lithography and paper by George Kinney (The Castle Press), binding by Bela Blau. William Cheney was a Los Angeles printer and publisher whose career spanned over 50 years. Cheney was widely recognized as one of the printing greats of the 20th century, and was given an award by the Miniature Book Society in 1987 for being a "pioneer in designing and printing fine miniature books and California's most prolific printer of miniatures." Bradbury. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 682. 
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Autobiography of W. M. C., William M. Cheney (1907-2002).
6 William M. Cheney (1907-2002). Autobiography of W. M. C.
Downey: Dawson's Book Shop, 1983 First Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION. Miniature Book. 3 x 2 1/2 inches. [ii], 26, [ix] pp. Frontispiece slate cut by David Kindersley March 1967, Cheney's printers device on title page, black-and-white photograph of Cheney as a child on p. 4, a photo essay of 6 black-and-white photographs on how to print; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, Cheney's printers device on front cover, gilt spine; binding square and tight, very light rubbing on spine ends. OG914-030. Very Good. Printing by William M. Cheney, lithography and paper by George Kinney (The Castle Press), binding by Bela Blau. William Cheney was a Los Angeles printer and publisher whose career spanned over 50 years. Cheney was widely recognized as one of the printing greats of the 20th century, and was given an award by the Miniature Book Society in 1987 for being a "pioneer in designing and printing fine miniature books and California's most prolific printer of miniatures." Bradbury. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 682. 
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Autobiography of W. M. C., William M. Cheney (1907-2002).
7 William M. Cheney (1907-2002). Autobiography of W. M. C.
Downey: Dawson's Book Shop, 1983 First Edition Hardcover Used: Like New Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION. Miniature Book. 3 x 2 1/2 inches. [ii], 26, [ix] pp. Frontispiece slate cut by David Kindersley March 1967, Cheney's printers device on title page, black-and-white photograph of Cheney as a child on p. 4, a photo essay of 6 black-and-white photographs on how to print; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, Cheney's printers device on front cover, gilt spine; binding square and tight. OG914-028. Fine. Printing by William M. Cheney, lithography and paper by George Kinney (The Castle Press), binding by Bela Blau. William Cheney was a Los Angeles printer and publisher whose career spanned over 50 years. Cheney was widely recognized as one of the printing greats of the 20th century, and was given an award by the Miniature Book Society in 1987 for being a "pioneer in designing and printing fine miniature books and California's most prolific printer of miniatures." Bradbury. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 682. 
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Autobiography of W. M. C., William M. Cheney (1907-2002).
8 William M. Cheney (1907-2002). Autobiography of W. M. C.
Downey: Dawson's Book Shop, 1983 First Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION. Miniature Book. 3 x 2 1/2 inches. [ii], 26, [ix] pp. Frontispiece slate cut by David Kindersley March 1967, Cheney's printers device on title page, black-and-white photograph of Cheney as a child on p. 4, a photo essay of 6 black-and-white photographs on how to print; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, Cheney's printers device on front cover, gilt spine; binding square and tight, very light rubbing on spine ends. OG914-029. Very Good. Printing by William M. Cheney, lithography and paper by George Kinney (The Castle Press), binding by Bela Blau. William Cheney was a Los Angeles printer and publisher whose career spanned over 50 years. Cheney was widely recognized as one of the printing greats of the 20th century, and was given an award by the Miniature Book Society in 1987 for being a "pioneer in designing and printing fine miniature books and California's most prolific printer of miniatures." Bradbury. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 682. 
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