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Image for Redwood and Lumbering in California Forests: A Reconstruction of the Original Edgar Cherry Edition, Edited, with an Account of its Publication in 1884, by Peter E. Palmquist, Including a Catalog of all Known Photographs, Preface by Gary F. Kurutz

Redwood and Lumbering in California Forests: A Reconstruction of the Original Edgar Cherry Edition, Edited, with an Account of its Publication in 1884, by Peter E. Palmquist, Including a Catalog of all Known Photographs, Preface by Gary F. Kurutz

By: Peter E. Palmquist (1936-2003), editor

Price: $65.00

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

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: KJ319-174

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 174. LIMITED EDITION of 600 copies produced by the Yolla Bolly Press, text pages printed letterpress by James Robertson and Wesley B. Tanner at the Yolla Bolly Press, bound at the Schubert Bookbindery. Oblong 4to. 8 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches. (114) pp. 2 black-and-white photographic plates make up the half-title and the frontispiece, title page printed in 2 colors, 22 black-and-white photographic illustrations, 26 samples of photographs in a Catalog of photographs at the rear; text clean, unmarked. Natural linen cloth over boards, black-and-white phot... View more info

The Life and Times of Jo Mora: Iconic Artist of the American West

By: Peter Hiller (b. 1969)

Price: $500.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Book Club of California: 2019

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 9419-001

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 238. Folio. 12 1/4 x 9 inches. (xxiv), 192 pp. Half-title, black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Mora, title page printed in 3 colors, profusely illustrated in color, sepia and black-and-white, lists of Mora sculptures, art installations, and exhibitions, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Quarter beige linen, brown paper over boards, inset in front cover with photographic portrait of Mora, spine titled in brown, brown cloth-covered slip case; binding square and tight. SIGNED by the author, the editor, and the printer on the colophon.... View more info

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Porter Garnett: Philosophical Writings on the Ideal Book.

By: Porter Garnett (1871-1951) and Jack Werner Stauffacher, compiler.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA:, Book Club of California,: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GG217-017

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 203. LIMITED EDITION of 450 copies designed by Jack Werner Stauffacher at the Greenwood Press, typesetting by Francesca Stauffacer in Cycles types designed by Sumner Stone, and printed on Mohawk Superfine paper. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. (v), 251, (3) pp. Frontispiece portrait, 42 illustrations, contains selected writings by Porter Garnett, Paul Valery and Henri Vacillon with tributes from friends, students and admirers; text clean, un-marked. Dark green silk cloth, printed paper spine label, clear mylar dust-jacket; binding square and tigh... View more info

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Porter Garnett: Philosophical Writings on the Ideal Book

By: Porter Garnett (1871-1951), Jack Werner Stauffacher, compiler

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Book Club of California: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: KJ319-203

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 203. LIMITED EDITION of 450 copies designed by Jack Werner Stauffacher at the Greenwood Press, typesetting by Francesca Stauffacer in Cycles types designed by Sumner Stone, and printed on Mohawk Superfine paper. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. (v), 251, (3) pp. Frontispiece portrait, 42 illustrations, contains selected writings by Porter Garnett, Paul Valery, and Henri Vacillon with tributes from friends, students and admirers; text clean, un-marked. Dark green silk cloth, printed paper spine label, clear mylar dust-jacket; binding square and tight. ... View more info

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Charles & Kathleen Norris: The Courtship Year

By: Richard Allan Davison (1930)

Price: $35.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: KJ319-202

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 202. LIMITED EDITION of 400 copies produced at the press of W. Thomas Taylor in Austin Texas, printed letterpress using Adobe Minion type on Mohawk Superfine paper. 4to. 11 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. (170) pp. Half-title, Double-page title-page illustration taken from a photograph, 18 photographs on plates with images of the principle people in the text and also of some of the correspondence, 3 section headings with muted photographic illustrations; text clean, unmarked. Red cloth, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight. Prospectus in orig... View more info

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The California Tradition in Type Design

By: Robert Bringhurst and Peter Rutledge Koch, eds

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Book Club of California: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MM219-002

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Book Club of California Keepsake, 2015. LIMITED EDITION of 1000 copies, designed by Robert Bringhurst and printed in Berkeley by Peter Koch Printers using a Heidelberg cylinder press. Folded Paper Portfolio. 10 x 8 inches. Unpaginated. [53] pp. In red and black inks, foreword by Bringhurst and Koch in a bifold with an additional sheet laid in, each featured designed and type-face in 12 folders with type samples; text clean, unmarked. In white paper portfolio folded twice, with table of contents in red and black inks on back flap; head of spine bumped, affecting the folders within. MM2... View more info

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The Two Hundredth Book: A Bibliography of the Books Published by the Book Club of California, 1958-1993

By: Robert Dale Harlan (1929-2014)

Price: $70.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: KJ319-200

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 200. LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies printed by Mastercraft Press and bound by Cardoza-James, using M & H Van Dijck type; dedicated to David and Dorothy Magee. Folio. 14 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. (xii), 62 pp. Title-page printed in red and black inks, decorative initials and text printed in red and black, facsimiles of title pages throughout, index; text clean, unmarked. Natural linen spine, decorative paper over boards, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight. KJ319-200. Fine. The Book Club of California published its first book in 1914 wi... View more info

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Themes in My Poems

By: Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: San Francisco: CA, Book Club of California: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GG217-028

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 93. LIMITED EDITION of 350 copies printed and decorated with woodcuts by Mallette Dean, handset in French Old Style type on machine made paper. Preface by B. H. Lehman. 4to. 11 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches. (x), 46, [4] pp. Half-title, title and colophon in red and black, initials and one rule in red, six woodcut illustrations by Mallette Dean in color including on the title page and colophon; text clean, un-marked. Quarter brown cloth, patterned paper over boards, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight, LACKS the jacket. Prospectus laid-in. ... View more info

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The Grabhorn Press: A Biography

By: Roby Wentz (1909-1979)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco: CA, book Club of California: 1981

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: KJ319-168

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 168. LIMITED EDITION of 750 copies printed at Sherwood Grover's Grace Hoper Press, initials by Mallette Dean, illustrations selected and arranged by Oscar Lewis and Albert Sperisen, Susan Riggs edited the manuscript and compiled the index. 4to. 11 3/4 x 8 9/16 inches. [x], 145, [1 blank] pp. Title page in red and black, initials in red, illustrated throughout, list of bibliographies of the Press, index; text clean, unmarked. Natural linen spine, decorative paper over boards, spine titled in gilt, plain paper dust-jacket; binding square and tight... View more info

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A Book of Gaelic Airs for Una's Melodeon

By: Una Jeffers (1884-1950)

Price: $60.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: KJ319-191

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: The Book Club of California Publication, No. 191. LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies designed by Ward Ritchie, printed in Centaur monotype on machine made paper, and bound by Bela Blau of Los Angeles. Oblong 4to. 8 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches. [x], 173, [3] pp. Introduction by Dave Oliphant, illustrations throughout, including full-page facsimiles of Una Jeffers' musical manuscript and illustrations of Ireland by Robinson Jeffers; text clean, un-marked. White cloth, printed paper spine label, plain white dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Prospectus in original mailing label. ... View more info

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Mexico on Stone: Lithography in Mexico, 1826-1900

By: W. Michael Mathes (1936-2012)

Price: $70.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: KJ319-178

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 178. LIMITED EDITION of 550 copies designed and printed by Jonathan Clark at The Artichoke Press, Monotype Bembo set by Othmar Peters at Mackenzie-Harris, titles handset in Bembo and Demeter by Jonathan Clark. 4to. 12 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. xiv, 68, [2] pp. Half-title, color frontispiece, title page printed in green and black, 31 illustrations (3 fold-outs), chronological checklist of Mexican lithographic works, 1826-1899, list of printers and lithographers of nineteenth-century Mexico, bibliography; text clean, unmarked. Beige linen spine, illustr... View more info

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William Everson on Printing

By: William Everson (1912-1994), Peter Rutledge Koch, editor

Price: $120.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Book Club of California: 1992

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: JR1018-017

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 400 copies, designed and printed by Peter Rutledge Koch. Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 199. 12mo. 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches. 113 pp. Essays, interviews, letters, and 7 illustrations including a rare portrait of Brother Antoninus at the press, two-color fold-out reproduction of his Equinox Press announcement tipped onto rear pastedown, erratum slip tipped in, but lacking the printer's apology; text clean, unmarked. Brick red cloth, paper spine label; binding square and tight. Very Good. A collection of essays written by Everson on the topic of printing. REFE... View more info