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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 list of 74 early California imprints, 1833-1845. Harding wrote and published an important biography of Don Agustin V. Zamor... 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 over boards, printed paper front cover label, 2 raised bands on the spine; binding square and tight, lightly rubbed. Bookplate ... 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