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1 Henry Raup Wagner (1862-1957). Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, Discoverer of the Coast of California.
San Francisco: California Historical Society, 1941 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
LIMITED EDITION of 750 copies, printed by Lawton R. Kennedy. 8vo. 9 5/8 x 6 3/8 inches. 94 pp. Color woodcut frontispiece, large initials in red; text clean, unmarked. Quarter tan cloth, decorative paper over boards, printed spine label, clear plastic dust-jacket; binding square and tight, minor shelf wear. Very Good. A biography of Spanish explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo (d. 1543), the first European explorer to navigate the west coast of what is now California. Henry R. Wagner was a lawyer, investor, miner, and dedicated bibliographer and bibliophile, whose main intellectual interest related to the American southwest and Mexico. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 Henry Raup Wagner Willard Samuel Morse: A Great Collector
Los Angeles, CA Printed for Dawson's Book Shop by the Ward Ritchie Press 1939 First Edition Paperback Used: Good None Paperback 
LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies of which 50 are for presentation to members of the Zamorano Club of Los Angeles. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 3/16 inches. 12, [2] pp. Frontispiece reproduces Morse's bookplate by Howard Pyle, gives a brief summary of Morse's career and an overview of the Morse book collection, an early version of Ritchie's printer's mark on the colophon; text clean, un-marked. Printed wrappers, stitched, a facsimile of a check out slip from Morse's collection mounted inside the rear cover; binding square and tight, wrappers soiled and toned. Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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