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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

Condition: Used: Like New


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; binding square and tight. Comes with original prospectus and postcard-sized announcement. Fine. Designed and printed by The Ca... View more info

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Benjamin C. Truman: California Booster & Bon Vivant

By: Gary F. Kurutz

Price: $25.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: KJ319-176

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Book Club of California Publication, 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 in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Prospectus in original mailing envelope included. KJ319-176. Fine. "A prolific and talented writer of numerous articles and several books on ... View more info

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Benjamin C. Truman: California Booster & Bon Vivant

By: Gary F. Kurutz

Price: $50.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: JR1018-050

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 600 copies printed at The Grace Hoper Press (Sherwood Grover). Series: Publication of the Book Club of California, No. 176. 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 in mylar; binding square and tight. Fine. "A prolific and talented writer of numerous articles and several books on California themes, Truman seems an excellent c... View more info

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An Essay by Gary F. Kurutz on A Bibliography of California and the Pacific West, 1510-1906 by Robert E. Cowan. With an Original Leaf from the Club's 1914 First Edition

By: Gary F. Kurutz

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Book Club of California: 1993

Seller ID: KJ319-201

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Publication of the Book Club of California, Number 201. LIMITED EDITION of 390 copies set in Janson type, designed by Lewis Allen of the Allen Press and printed by Anchor & Acorn Press. 4to. 10 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches. [vi], (66) pp. Two lines of the title page and the first line of the text printed in red, original leaf (pp. 145-146 of Cowan's Bibliography bound in between pages [ii] and [iii], with a red pencil check mark in the margin of page 146), 3 duotone illustrations including portraits of Cowan and John Henry Nash, list of sources; text clean, unmarked. Plain paper over board... View more info

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An Essay by Gary F. Kurutz on A Bibliography of California and the Pacific West, 1510-1906 by Robert E. Cowan. With an Original Leaf from the Club's 1914 First Edition.

By: Gary F. Kurutz.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, The Book Club of California,: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: IL516-001

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Publication of the Book Club of California, Number 207. LIMITED EDITION of 390 copies set in Janson type, designed by Lewis Allen of the Allen Press and printed by Anchor & Acorn Press. 4to. 10 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches. [vi], (66) pp. Two lines of the title page and the first line of the text printed in red, original leaf (pp. 231-232 of Cowan's Bibliography bound in between pages [ii] and [iii]), 3 duotone illustrations including portraits of Cowan and John Henry Nash, list of sources; text clean, unmarked. Plain paper over boards, natural linen spine, printed paper front cover label, s... View more info

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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

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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 tear at foot of front panel, but now nicely preserved in archival mylar jacket cover. Glen Dawson's copy. Fine. "A prolifi... View more info