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De Tempel van Salomo: Een terugblik in het nabije en verre verleden ter gelegenheid van de feestelijke opening van de Synagoge bij de Princessegracht in Den Haag (Dutch Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Rijksmuseum Meermanno-Westreenianum : Staatsuitgeverij: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: RP479-31

ISBN: 9012012724

Condition: Used: Very Good


Square 8vo. 100 pp. 31 black-and-white figures; text clean, un-marked. Color pictorial wrappers; binding square and tight, shelf wear. Scarce exhibition catalog on the subject of Solomon's Temple. Great working copy from the personal collection of Richard Popkin, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at UCLA. Your order receives my personal attention. View more info

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Psalme XXIII from the Bay Psalm Book

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Muir Dawson: 1960

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: CGSZ817-001

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


No Limitation Stated. Miniature Book. 3 1/16 x 2 1/4 inches. [iv], (vii) pp. Text elegantly printed in black and red inks; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight, very light toning along spine and head of front cover. Ink correction on colophon. Very Good. "Printed by Muir Dawson from 'The Whole Book of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre.' (Cambridge) 1640." Colophon. "This version of the loved 23rd Psalm is in meter & wa... View more info

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Annual and Guide to California, issued by A. Phillips & Co., Manager of Boston and California Excursions.

By: A. Phillips & Co.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, H. S. Crocker & Co,: 1887

Seller ID: HGK913-30

Condition: Used: Very Good


No statement of the precedent of this annual travel guide. 8vo. 9 x 5 7/8 inches. 112 pp. Woodcut illustrations throughout of hotels and sites (the railroad sleeping car is especially evocative), woodcut tail pieces, contemporary advertisements for hotels and services throughout, tables of data on population, temperatures, and products, maps, including a 4-page insert promoting Orange county with a two color map printed on different quality paper from the main text; t... View more info

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A History of Mechanical Inventions

By: Abbott Payson Usher (1883-1965)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1988

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: OG42415-057

Condition: Used: Very Good


REVISED EDITION, of the 1954 edition, reprinted, first published by Harvard University Press, 1929. 8vo. [ii], (xiv), 450, [ads, 12] pp. 158 figures, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Blue illustrated wrappers; price sticker on rear cover. Ivy Trent's copy without distinguishing marks. Very Good. This revolutionary book argues that technological innovation is a slow, collective process that has continually developed from antiquity to the present-day, and that hu... View more info

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Gabriel: A Poem in One Song. Translated by Max Eastman. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent.

By: Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Covici-Friede: 1929

Seller ID: EW112211-1

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 750 copies, this is number 714, handset in Deepdene type designed by Frederic W. Goudy and printed on Arnold unbleached cream wove paper (hand-made). Typography by S. A. Jacobs at the Composing Room of the Stratford Press and bound at the American Book Bindery, New York. 8vo. 9 x 5 3/4 inches. x, 33, [1] pp. Half-title, dove vignette on title page, 4 Rockwell Kent wood cuts in the text; text clean, unmarked. Bound in limp Pergamus sheepskin parch... View more info

Style, Politics and the Future of Philosophy

By: Allan Janik

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bergen, Universitetet I Bergen: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: RP479-209

ISBN: 8272930145

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Universitetet I Bergen, Filosofish Institutt, Stensilserie, Nr. 69. Perfect Bound. [x], 190 pp. Five of Allan Janik's essays from the Fall of 1979 to the Srping of 1984 discuss the future of philosophy as a philosophical problem, the relationship between philosophical insight and its mode of expression, and the relationship between politics and philosophy; text clean, un-marked. Cloth-back printed paper wrappers; binding square and tight. INSCRIBED by Allan Jan... View more info

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Fournier: The Compleat Typographer.

By: Allen Hutt.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Totowa, NJ:, Rowman and Littlefield,: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: KSF513-B33

ISBN: 0874711495

Condition: Used: Like New


8vo. 10 x 7 1/2 inches. xiv, 89 pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Fournier, frontispiece and title page printed within elaborate typographic border, examples of Fournier's typographic work in the text, also includes a reproduction of Fournier's Caracteres de l'Imprimerie (1742), index; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, elaborately decorated in gilt, dust-jacket; binding square and tight. Muir Dawson's Copy. Fine. Pierre Simon Fournier (1712-1768) was t... View more info

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The Wise Man Stories.

By: Alma Smith and Harold F. Smith

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sacramento:, Har-Ma Press,: 1978

Seller ID: KSF11113-22

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 100 copies, of which this is number 88. 8vo. 8 x 4 3/4 inches. 41 pp. Printed in blue ink, 2 woodcuts, typographic ornaments throughout; text clean, unmarked, minor toning. Blue cloth over boards, title printed in blue ink on front; binding square and tight, very minor sunning to back strip. Note on the printing of this book by the Smiths, 7 3/4 x 2 inches, single leaf printed one side, laid in. Very Good. Printed by the Smiths using 12 Point Ce... View more info

Write It Right. A Little Blacklist of Literary Faults

By: Ambrose Bierce

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Grabhorn-Hoyem: 1971

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: JC4P-34b

Condition: Used: Very Good


4to. 44 pp. With a new introduction by Oscar Lewis, text printed in black, red and green inks, alphabetic list of Bierce's caustic take on the mauling of the English language; text clean, un-marked. Quarter cloth, patterned paper over boards, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight, some toning to the covers, boards lightly bowed. Very Good. View more info

The American Alpine Journal, 1946. Special War Number. Reprint Edition, 1991.

By: American Alpine Club.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York:, The American Alpine Club,: 1991

Seller ID: KSF713-257

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 1,500 copies. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. 82 pp. Vignette on title page, preface, 11 photographic plates, [including 1 panoramic foldout (8 3/4 x 20 inches)]; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers, Club's seal on front cover; binding square and tight, rear cover soiled. Very Good. This volume commemorates the 50th anniversary of the formation of the American mountain troops. World War II was a pivotal event for American mountaineering, introduc... View more info

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Historic California: San Juan Bautista, Monterey.

By: American Institute of Architects.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Monterey:, American Institute of Architects,: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FGO713-19a

Condition: Used: Very Good


4to. 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Unpaginated. [2 pp., 20 ff.]. Table of contents, black-and-white images of historic buildings, 1-page map of Historic Buildings and Sites of Monterey; text clean, unmarked. Red printed wrappers, spiral bound; light shelf wear, top corner bumped, one broken spiral. Very Good. "California History is presented here in the form of Inventories of buildings existing today. These Inventories are simple one page records, deposited in the Librar... View more info

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Historic California: San Juan Bautista, Monterey.

By: American Institute of Architects.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Monterey:, American Institute of Architects,: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FGO713-19b

Condition: Used: Very Good


4to. 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Unpaginated. [2 pp., 20 ff.]. Table of contents, black-and-white images of historic buildings, 1-page map of Historic Buildings and Sites of Monterey; text clean, unmarked. Red printed wrappers, spiral bound; light shelf wear, top corner bumped, one broken spiral. Very Good. "California History is presented here in the form of Inventories of buildings existing today. These Inventories are simple one page records, deposited in the Librar... View more info

La Californie: Une Merveilleuse Aventure

By: Andree C. Meany

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Adrian Wilson: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: JC1P-30

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies printed by Adrian Wilson. This is number 065. 8vo. 252 x 157 mm. [xii], 62, [6] pp. Wood-cut title-page vignette printed in terra cotta, text in French language, printed on un-trimmed Strathmore paper; text clean, un-marked. Gilt-stamped blue wrappers; binding square and tight, light shelf wear, minor toning to covers. INSCRIBED by Andree Meany on the front free end-paper. Very Good. Your order receives my personal attention. View more info

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San Mateo County, California.

By: Andrew Jackson Wells (b. 1843).

Price: $85.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Sunset Magazine Homeseekers' Bureau,: 1909

Seller ID: SGG213A-8

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Stapled Pamphlet. 6 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches. 32 pp. Map of the Southern Pacific System inside front cover, black-and-white photographic illustrations of San Mateo County throughout, map of the county; text clean, unmarked. Color pictorial wrappers, rear cover illustrated by H. D. Couzens; binding square and tight, minor soiling to covers, rubber stamp of the California Development Board, San Francisco on the front cover. Very Good. This lovely little pamphlet promotes t... View more info

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Aucassin and Nicolete

By: Andrew Lang, translator

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Windsor Press: 1926

Seller ID: RA-1

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 750 copies. Series: Benoit Classics. Small 8vo. 166 X 114 mm. (viii), 43, [1] pp. Foreword by William A. Brewer, Jr., title-page vignette, headpiece, vignette on the colophon, the type of this book is very elegant, printed in regular and italic type faces reminiscent of sixteenth-century typography; text clean, un-marked. Printed wrappers over boards with a fleur-de-lis design in blue on the front cover; binding square and tight, light use wear t... View more info

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Aucassin and Nicolete

By: Andrew Lang, translator

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Windsor Press: 1926

Seller ID: JC1P-60

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 750 copies. Series: Benoit Classics. Small 8vo. 166 X 114 mm. (viii), 43, [1] pp. Foreword by William A. Brewer, Jr., title-page vignette, headpiece, vignette on the colophon, the type of this book is very elegant, printed in regular and italic type faces reminiscent of sixteenth-century typography; text clean, un-marked. Printed wrappers over boards with a fleur-de-lis design in blue on the front cover; binding square and tight, toning to the ja... View more info

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The Story Book, in Verse.

By: Ann Taylor (1782-1866) and Jane Taylor (1783-1824).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York:, Kiggins & Kellogg,: 1856

Seller ID: OO313-1

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Redfield's Toy Books, Third Series, No. 12. Chapbook. 4 1/4 x 2 7/8 inches. 16 pp. Eight woodcuts; text clean, unmarked, minor soiling on title page, very minor toning. Peach printed wrappers, woodcut on front, publisher's advertisement on back, stitched; binding square and tight, very minor stains on front, minor shelf wear. Very Good. Very nicely preserved copy of this little chapbook. The verses herein were extracted from Original Poems for Infant Minds by Jan... View more info

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B. Franklin, Innovator. Poor Richard was a sort of historical Crusoe, prepared to new-make everything, inventive, ingenius, resourceful, competent, the living symbol of a society of Robinson Crusoes. Wood engravings by John DePol

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00

Publisher: A. R. Tommasini: 1974

Seller ID: JC1P-1000

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 700 copies, this is number 190. Series: Christmas Keepsake, No. 28. 12mo. 133 x 92 mm. 28, [2] pp. Illustrated throughout with color wood engravings by John DePol; text clean, un-marked. Illustrated embossed wrappers, decorative end-leaves; binding square and tight. Holiday wishes insert loosely inserted. SCARCE. Fine. View more info

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Le Quinze Joyes de Mariage.

By: Anonymous.

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Paris:, Editions du Rameau D'Or, Paul Cotinaud,: 1945

Seller ID: EU1010-1

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 750 copies, this is number 458, printed on sur papier pur fil. 12mo. [x], (162), [2] pp. 76 wood engraved and hand-colored illustrations by Henry Lemarie throughout, with colored initial letters, includes an additional illustrated title page titled in red, title-page vignette, introduction by Paul Cotinaud; text clean, unmarked. Full orange calf, dark blue leather spine label titled in gilt, two yellow leather on-lays at the head and foot of spine... View more info

The Ghost of Sharaku

By: Arthur Davison Ficke

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Grabhorn Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition, revised

Seller ID: JC4P-129

Condition: Used: Good


LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies printed at the Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, handset in Bauer Bodoni on mold-made paper. 4to. 291 x 213 mm. [10] pp. Printed in red and black inks, Foreword by Judson D. Metzcar, in this copy the foreword is taped in at the gutter, with ms. correction at line 3, and a typed revision taped at the top margin of the second page, and a ms. note, "Revision of Original printing, February 1952" in the top margin of the first page (pres... View more info