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Pieces of Eight Channel Islands: A Bibliographical Guide and Source Book.

By: Adelaide LeMert Doran (1908-1987).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Glendale:, The Arthur H. Clark Company,: 1980

Seller ID: GY815-347

Condition: Used: Like New


4to. 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. 340 pp. Illustrated title page, bibliography, indexes, line drawings, maps; text clean, unmarked. Full mint green cloth illustrated in green and silver, decorative end-papers; binding square and tight. Prospectus laid in. Fine. "A work of monumental proportions, indispensable for any book collection - public, private or personal - with an interest in California or maritime history, geology, geography, environmental issues, archaeology, ... View more info

A Brief History of the California Spanish Press ... Printed for Friends of the Grabhorn Press.

By: George L. Harding (1893-1976).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Grabhorn Press.: 1933-01-01

Seller ID: II41615-012

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of approximately 100 copies printed in handset Janson type and Franklin Old Style linotype on machine made paper. Complimentary distribution by the Grabhorn Press. Folio Bifold. 17 7/16x 12 1/2 inches. Unpaginated. [4] pp. Test printed within a typographic border, page [2] printed in red and black with a woodcut ship vignette, last page a blank; text clean, unmarked. Single bifold, some light shelf wear and soiling. Very Good. Harding's important ... View more info

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Libros Californianos: Or Five Feet of California Books by Phil Townsend Hanna.

By: Phil Townsend Hanna (1896-1957).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA:, Jake Zeitlin : Primavera Press,: 1931

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: EE516-302

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST EDITION of 1,050 copies, printed by Hackett-Newell-Ritchie Company. 12mo. 7 3/4 x 5 inches. [ii], 74, [2] pp. Title page printed within a typographic border, typographic decorations at the head of the chapters, with an additional leaf at the end of the text with an announcement "Californiana" from Dawson's Book Shop, also laid in this copy is a small Dawson's Book Shop compliments presentation slip dated December 1931; text clean, unmarked, pages unopened. Yell... View more info

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The Spanish Press of California, 1833-1845.

By: Robert Ernest Cowan (1862-1942).

Price: $150.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Lawton R. Kennedy,: 1931

Edition: Later Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: GG1016-001

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 50 copies specially imprinted by Lawton R. Kennedy for his friends in the Roxburghe Club of California; it was planned and set in Bulmer type by Thomas W. McDonald in the shop of John Henry Nash and printed by Lawton R. Kennedy in the shop of Thomas H. Beatty. 12mo. 5 3/4 x 3 7/8 inches. [ii], 21, [3] pp. Typographic ornaments on title page and at head of text, printed on laid paper; text clean, unmarked. Quarter black morocco, decorative paper ove... View more info

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A Bibliography of Catalina Island Investigations and Excavations (1850-1980).

By: Robert J. Wlodarski.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Institute of Archaeology, University of California, Los Angeles,: 1982

Seller ID: GY815-356

Condition: Used: Very Good


Series: Occasional Papers, No. 9. 4to Pamphlet. 11 x 8 1/2 inches. [ii], 30 pp. Illustrated title page, 8 black-and-white figures; text clean, unmarked. Blue wrappers titled in blue, stapled; binding square and tight, spine faded. Very Good. A bibliography compiled with the intent to make the sparse information on Catalina Island more readily known. Many of the works listed are obscure. View more info