The Fifth Catalogue: being a List of Some Modern First Editions and Examples of Modern Fine Printing

By: Jacob Israel Zeitlin (1902-1987)

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Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Lot of 4 Book Seller Catalogs. This lot of 4 bookseller catalogs includes Catalogs Numbers 5, 9, 10 and 200 from Jake Zeitlin's variously eponymous book shops in Los Angeles from 1930 to 1962 (3 from the 1930s). 8vo. 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. [46] pp. Preface by Jake Zeitlin, text clean, unmarked. Printed paper wrappers with red ink on title page, stapled together; tanned around cover edges. Very Good. WITH: Books Great & Small, including many fine association items, books illustrated by Blake, Rowlandson and such; rare first editions viz., Brown's Religio Medici, Locke's Concerning Humane Understanding; Aldine, Doves and Ashendene Press Master works and early Mexicana and Americana. Catalogue IX. Los Angeles: Jake Zeitlin Books, [1934]. 8vo. 9 1/10 x 6 1/10 inches. [2], 39, [1] pp. Printed in red and black inks, printer's device on cover, foreword by Jake Zeitlin, reprinted original manuscript map of California on rear cover, text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers in black and red inks with Zeitlin's grasshopper logo by Paul Landacre in red on the front cover, stapled; tanned around cover edges. Very Good. WITH: Catalogue X. Los Angeles: Jake Zeitlin Books, 1934. 8vo. 8 x 5 3/4 inches. [3], (28) pp. Note about items listed, preface by Hugh Walpole, advertisement, list of "interesting last minute arrivals;" text clean, unmarked. Printed paper wrappers with Zeitlin's grasshopper logo designed by Paul Landacre in green on the front cover; lightly tanned. Very Good. WITH: Outstanding Rare Books, Prints, Manuscripts in the Physical Sciences together with Medicine, Geology, Botany 1962: Catalogue 200. Los Angeles: Zeitlin & Ver Brugge, Booksellers, 1962. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 9/10 inches. [iv], 164, [2] pp. Frontispiece facsimile plate from Vesalius, "Tribute to a Bibliographer" by Jake Zeitlin regarding Jon Baker Lee (1907-1961), monochrome facsimile prints and plates throughout; text clean, unmarked. XXX. White pictorial wrappers; light toning, light soiling along edges of text block. Very Good. Muir Dawson's copies without distinguishing marks. SFK519-002. The lot: Very Good. Catalog 5 was prepared by Marjorie Butler and William Blaine Wootten, with typography designed by Mr. Wootten. Christmas Catalogue IX was prepared by Eugene F. Hoy, the shop's reference and research expert in 1934. Designed by Ward Ritchie and printed by Arthur Whipple. Catalogue X devised and written, "for the most part," by Thomas Perry Stricker and printed by Fred S. Lang in Los Angeles. Catalogue 200 contains a Tribute by Jake Zeitlin to John Baker Lee who received a BA from Stanford University in 1930, and MBA from Harvard, 1932, and a Library Degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1938, and went on to a 20-year career as a bibliographer at Zeitlin's book shops in Los Angeles.

Title: The Fifth Catalogue: being a List of Some Modern First Editions and Examples of Modern Fine Printing

Author Name: Jacob Israel Zeitlin (1902-1987)

Categories: Bookselling,

Edition: First Editions

Publisher: Los Angeles CA, Jake Zeltin: 1930

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: SFK519-002

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