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Image for Knights of the Lash: The Stagecoach Stories of Major Benjamin C. Truman.

Knights of the Lash: The Stagecoach Stories of Major Benjamin C. Truman.

By: Benjamin C. Truman (1835-1916) and Gary F. Kurutz (b. 1948), editor.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, The Book Club of California,: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-241


FIRST EDITION, LIMITED to 350 copies. Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 219. Tall 8vo. 10 x 7 inches. (xxxii), (119) pp. Text printed in black and dark blue, frontispiece, illustration of a whip in dark blue on title page, black-and-white illustrations throughout, headpiece on colophon; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled blue cloth spine, blind-stamped paper, printed paper label on front cover, decorative end-papers, clear plastic dust jacket; bindi... View more info

Image for California Printing, a Selected List of Books Which Are Significant Or Representative of a California Style of Printing, Part III of a Three-Part Series 1925-1975

California Printing, a Selected List of Books Which Are Significant Or Representative of a California Style of Printing, Part III of a Three-Part Series 1925-1975

By: Book Club of California

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Book Club of California: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VGPRGreen-8


4to. 254 x 210 mm. ix, 55, [3] pp. Title-page vignette in blue ink, illustrated throughout, index; text clean, un-marked. Printed wrappers of laid paper; binding square and tight. Printer's copy from the private collection of Vance Gerry. Fine. Your order receives my personal attention. View more info

Image for A Leaf from the 1583 Rembert Dodoens Herbal Printed by Christopher Plantin.

A Leaf from the 1583 Rembert Dodoens Herbal Printed by Christopher Plantin.

By: Carey S. Bliss (1914-1994).

Price: $150.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA:, Book Club of California,: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GG217-013


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 156. LIMITED EDITION of 385 copies, printed by Grant Dahlstrom with Janson linotype on machine made paper. Folio. 14 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches. [viii], 28, [4] pp. Half-title with wood-cut of a date palm, title page printed in two colors with large herbal vignette in red, vignette on copyright page, original leaf (pp. 5553-554) from the Stirpium Historiae, Antwerp, 1583 tipped-in with 4 large woodcut illustrations of Gramen Po... View more info

Image for The Rhemes New Testament: Being a Full and Particular Account of the Origins, Printing, and Subsequent Influences of the First Roman Catholic New Testament in English, with the Divers Controversies Occasioned by its Publication Diligently Expounded for the Edification of the Reader by Decherd Turner, Accompanied by a Leaf from the Original Edition, and Other Profitable Illustrations.

The Rhemes New Testament: Being a Full and Particular Account of the Origins, Printing, and Subsequent Influences of the First Roman Catholic New Testament in English, with the Divers Controversies Occasioned by its Publication Diligently Expounded for the Edification of the Reader by Decherd Turner, Accompanied by a Leaf from the Original Edition, and Other Profitable Illustrations.

By: Decherd Turner (1922-2002).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA:, Book Club of California,: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GG217-A064


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 193. LIMITED EDITION of 325 copies printed by W. Thomas Taylor in Monotype Bembo with Romulus Open display type on French mold-made paper. 4to. 10 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches. [vi], (42) pp. Display type printed in red, 2 facsimiles from the original book, and 1 original leaf from the Rhemes New Testament (1582, pp. 253-254 from the Gospel of Saint John), bibliography; text clean, unmarked. Quarter red goatskin, gray paper over... View more info

Image for The Garden of Health: An Account of Two Herbals, the Gart des Gesundheit and the Hortus Sanitatis.

The Garden of Health: An Account of Two Herbals, the Gart des Gesundheit and the Hortus Sanitatis.

By: Ellen Shaffer (1904-1993).

Price: $225.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA:, Book Club of California,: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GG217-A055


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 96. LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies printed by Lawton Kennedy for the Book Club of California with Estienne linotype on machine made paper. Folio. 13 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches. [viii], 41, [1 blank] pp. Frontispiece, title page printed in red and black inks with a green vignette of the sun, Original leaf from the Hortus Sanitatis, 1499 with 3 woodcut illustrations of plants, section headings printed in red, illustrations and deco... View more info

Image for Benjamin C. Truman: California Booster & Bon Vivant.

Benjamin C. Truman: California Booster & Bon Vivant.

By: Gary F. Kurutz.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Book Club of California,: 1984

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: GD316-010


Series: Publication of the Book Club of California, No. 176. LIMITED EDITION of 600 copies printed at The Grace Hoper Press. 8vo. 9 x 6 3/16 inches. vi, (90) pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Truman and his family, title page printed in red and black inks, red initials for each chapter, Benjamin Cummings Truman Checklist; text clean, unmarked. Green cloth, spine titled in gilt, plain paper dust-jacket; binding square and tight, jacket with small closed tea... View more info

Image for Thirty-five Sonnets by George Sterling.

Thirty-five Sonnets by George Sterling.

By: George Sterling (1869-1926).

Price: $95.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, The Book Club of California,: 1917

Seller ID: GG217-048a


LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this is number 284. Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 4. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 6 inches. (56) pp. Decoration on title page and page 3 in gold by Frederic W. Goudy, with red decorative initial, divisional titles in red and blue; text clean, unmarked, light toning to edges. Tan linen spine, blue paper over boards, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight, faint toning and shelf wear. Very Good. Printed by Taylor and T... View more info

Image for Continent's End: An Anthology of Contemporary California Poets.

Continent's End: An Anthology of Contemporary California Poets.

By: George Sterling (1873-1948), editor.

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: GG217-049


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 24. LIMITED EDITION of 600 numbered copies (100 reserved for the contributors), this copy is out of sequence, printed by John Henry Nash with Garamont monotype on machine made paper. 8vo. 9 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches. [xxxviii], (240) pp. Frontispiece and title page printed in red and black inks, section heads and running heads within decorative boarders; text clean, unmarked. Quarter Spanish goatskin vellum, brown paper over ... View more info

Image for An Artist Records the California Missions.  Edited with an Introduction by Norman Neuerburg.

An Artist Records the California Missions. Edited with an Introduction by Norman Neuerburg.

By: Henry Chapman Ford.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Book Club of California,: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-136


Series: Publication of the Book Club of California, No. 192. LIMITED EDITION of 450 copies, designed and printed by Patrick Reagh, Printers. Oblong 4to. 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. xl, 100, [2] pp. Half-title, color frontispiece tipped-in, title page with two-toned decorative rule, 66 figures, 6 color plates, each mission introduced with their name within a colored rule, index; text clean, unmarked. Quarter beige linen, patterned cloth over boards, printed paper spine lab... View more info

Image for The Young Miner; Or, Tom Nelson in California.  Introduction and Bibliographical Note by John Seelye

The Young Miner; Or, Tom Nelson in California. Introduction and Bibliographical Note by John Seelye

By: Horatio Alger, Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Book Club of California: 1965

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: MC2-12


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 120. LIMITED EDITION of 450 copies printed by Adrian Wilson at his Press in Tuscany Alley, printed in Bulmer and Tuscan Ombree types, composed by Mackenzie & Harris. Large 8vo. 10 x 6 7/8 inches. xxi, 187, [5] pp. Frontispiece portrait of "Our Hero," illustrated throughout with reproductions of woodcuts and engravings; text clean, un-marked. Quarter beige linen, illustrated paper over boards, printed paper sp... View more info

Image for Journal of a Journey Across the Plains in 1859.  Edited with an Introduction by George R. Stewart

Journal of a Journey Across the Plains in 1859. Edited with an Introduction by George R. Stewart

By: James Berry Brown

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Book Club of California: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MC2-7


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 135. LIMITED EDITION of 450 copies designed by Jack Werner Stauffacher at the Greenwood Press, set in Bembo and Janson-Antiqua types, letterpress by Arlen Philpott, lithography by Reliable Lithograph Co., binding by Schuberth Bookbindery. Tall 8vo. 10 1/4 x 7 5/16 inches. Half title, frontispiece illustration, title page and headings printed in red, 15 illustrations including a map and images of indigenous plains peopl... View more info

Image for A Pictorial Tour of Hawaii, 1850-1852.  Watercolors, Paintings, & Drawings by James Gay Sawkins.  With an Account of His Life & Travels by David W. Forbes.  Foreword by Richard H. Dillon.

A Pictorial Tour of Hawaii, 1850-1852. Watercolors, Paintings, & Drawings by James Gay Sawkins. With an Account of His Life & Travels by David W. Forbes. Foreword by Richard H. Dillon.

By: James Gay Sawkins.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Book Club of California,: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-137


Series: Book Club of California Publication, Number 197. LIMITED EDITION of 400 copies, designed by Jack W. Stauffacher of The Greenwood Press, binding by Cardoza-James Binding Company. Oblong 4to. 9 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches. (126) pp. Half-title, two-toned frontispiece map of the Hawaiian Islands, title page printed in 2 colors, 3 black-and-white portraits, 42 color plates; text clean, unmarked. Beige cloth, printed paper spine label, plain paper dust-jacket; binding squ... View more info

Image for John DePol: A Catalogue Raisonnee of his Graphic Work, 1935-1998.  Foreword by Donald R. Fleming, Preface by John Dreyfus, and a Biographical Essay by Catherine Tyler Brody.

John DePol: A Catalogue Raisonnee of his Graphic Work, 1935-1998. Foreword by Donald R. Fleming, Preface by John Dreyfus, and a Biographical Essay by Catherine Tyler Brody.

By: James Howard Fraser (1934-2013) and Eleanor Friedel.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Book Club of California,: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GG217-A058


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 213. LIMITED EDITION of 400 copies, designed and printed by James Whale at the Tuscan Press in Novato, California. Text composed in Adobe Caslon and printed on Mohawk Superfine. 4to. 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches. 162, [4] pp. Half-title, woodcut frontispiece, title page printed in black and brick-red inks with woodcut vignette, headings printed in brick-red ink, illustrations (many in colors), indexes. Quarter black cloth,... View more info

Image for Edward Vischer's Drawings of the California Missions, 1861-1878.  With a Biography of the Artist by Jeanne van Nostrand.  Introduction by Thomas Albright.

Edward Vischer's Drawings of the California Missions, 1861-1878. With a Biography of the Artist by Jeanne van Nostrand. Introduction by Thomas Albright.

By: Jeanne Van Nostrand.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Book Club of California,: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-132


Series: Publications of the Book Club of California, No. 172. LIMITED EDITION of 600 copies, produced by the Arion Press under the direction of Andrew Hoyem, bound by Cardoza-James. Oblong 4to. 9 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches. 44, 44 plates, [2] pp. Half-title with black and white portrait of Vischer, color frontispiece, title-page and text printed within brown rules, 1 color illustration, 4 black-and-white portraits, bibliography, 44 color plates; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-s... View more info

Image for A Year of American Travel: Narrative of Personal Experience by Jessie Benton Fremont.

A Year of American Travel: Narrative of Personal Experience by Jessie Benton Fremont.

By: Jessie Benton Fremont (1824-1902).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA:, Book Club of California,: 1960

Edition: First Edition, thus.

Seller ID: GG217-016


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 104. LIMITED EDITION of 450 copies printed by Saul and Lilian Marks at the Plantin Press with Perpetual and Felicity monotype on machine made paper. 8vo. 10 5/8 x 7 1/4 inches. [xvi], (122) pp. Half-title, title page printed in brick-red and black inks, 13 linoleum cuts and copperplates throughout; text clean, unmarked. Quarter brown patterned cloth over boards, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight, mino... View more info

Image for A Memoir of Book Design, 1969-2000.

A Memoir of Book Design, 1969-2000.

By: Joe D'Ambrosio (1934-2009).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, The Book Club of California,: 2003

Seller ID: GG217-010


LIMITED EDITION of 350 copies. Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 216. 4to. 11 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. [viii], (215) pp. Color photographs throughout, index; text clean, unmarked. Black cloth spine and rear cover, patterned paper front cover over boards, silver-titled spine, decorative end-papers, clear plastic dust jacket; binding square and tight. Fine. Joseph D'Ambrosio (1934-2009) worked as a book artist since 1969. He wrote, set type, printed des... View more info

Image for Geographical Memoir upon Upper California in Illustration of his Map of Oregon and California by John Charles Fremont, Newly Reprinted from the Edition of 1848 with Introductions by Allan Nevins and Dale L. Morgan and a Reproduction of the Map.

Geographical Memoir upon Upper California in Illustration of his Map of Oregon and California by John Charles Fremont, Newly Reprinted from the Edition of 1848 with Introductions by Allan Nevins and Dale L. Morgan and a Reproduction of the Map.

By: John Charles Fremont (1813-1890).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, The Book Club of California,: 1964

Seller ID: GY815-238


LIMITED EDITION of 425 copies, designed by Jack Werner Stauffacher, composed by Mackenzie & Harris, Inc. in Van Dijck types, the display face is Hunt Roman by Hermann Zapf. John C. Fremont was an American explorer, soldier, and politician. He was a key figure in America's myth of Manifest Destiny; he led five expeditions to the American West, and his maps and reports influenced many Americans to travel west. The text here is Fremont's memoir and map of his fourth expe... View more info

Image for Frank Morrison Pixley of The Argonaut.

Frank Morrison Pixley of The Argonaut.

By: John L. Levinsohn (b. 1921).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, The Book Club of California,: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-245


FIRST EDITION, LIMITED to 450 copies. Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 190. 8vo. 9 x 6 inches. Frontispiece of Frank Morrison Pixley, color illustration on title page, black-and-white headpieces and tailpieces, 4 double-sided black-and-white plates, bibliography, Feathered Serpent Press printer's device in red ink on colophon; text clean, unmarked. Full gray cloth, gilt-titled spine, end-papers printed with pages from The Argonaut, white paper dust j... View more info

Image for Thomas Bewick & the Fables of Aesop.  With an Original Leaf from the First Edition (1818) of The Fables of Aesop and a New Impression from one of Bewick's Original Wood Engravings.

Thomas Bewick & the Fables of Aesop. With an Original Leaf from the First Edition (1818) of The Fables of Aesop and a New Impression from one of Bewick's Original Wood Engravings.

By: John W. Borden and Janet S. Krueger.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA:, Book Club of California,: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GG217-005


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 175. LIMITED EDITION of 518 copies designed by Jack Werner Stauffacher of the Greenwood Press who took the new impressions of the original Bewick block, set in Monotype Bulmer by Mackenzie-Harris and lithographed by the Cloister Press, binding by the Schuberth Bookbindery. 4to. 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches. 58, [4] pp. Frontispiece portrait of Bewick, title page and text printed in black and red inks, Foreword by John Borden a... View more info

Image for By Horse, Stage & Packet: The Far West Letters of Joseph Pratt Allyn.

By Horse, Stage & Packet: The Far West Letters of Joseph Pratt Allyn.

By: Joseph Pratt Allyn (1833-1869). John Nicolson (b. 1927) and David K. Strate, editors.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, The Book Club of California,: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-240


FIRST EDITION, LIMITED to 450 copies. Tall 8vo. 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches. (xxiv), (195) pp. Frontispiece, 10 black-and-white photographs, biographical note, seventeen letters of Allyn, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Pictorial paper over boards, white paper dust jacket; binding square and tight. Includes original prospectus. Fine. Designed by Jack Werner Stauffacher at the Greenwood Press, printed and set in Monotype Kis-Janson types by Patrick Reagh Prin... View more info