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Image for Anais. Anais Nin: A Life in Letters. An Exhibition at the Donohue Rare Book Room, Gleeson Library/Geschke Center, University of San Francisco. August 28 through October 27, 2000

Anais. Anais Nin: A Life in Letters. An Exhibition at the Donohue Rare Book Room, Gleeson Library/Geschke Center, University of San Francisco. August 28 through October 27, 2000

By: Donohue Rare Book Room

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Donohue Rare Book Room: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: KSF519-024

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies, designed, composed, printed, and bound by Terry Horrigan at Protean Press, San Francisco. Types are Futura Condensed Light and Condensed Light Oblique as a keepsake for the joint meeting of the Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs in San Francisco, 2000. Oblong Pamphlet. 5 1/4 x 7 inches. Unpaginated. [32] pp. Printed in black and purple inks, photographic portrait of Nin tipped-in, Gemor Press printer's device in purple, list of Nin's books; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight. Muir Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. KSF519-024. Fin... View more info

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Mountains to Desert: Selected Inyo Readings.

By: Friends of the Eastern California Museum.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Independence, CA:, Friends of the Eastern California Museum,: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-086

Condition: Used: Very Good


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 9 x 6 inches. [viii], 259 pp. 39 black and white illustrations, index; text clean, unmarked. Perfect bound, illustrated wrappers; binding square and tight, gently curled front cover. Very Good. A collection of writings from 9 authors about the history of Inyo County. View more info

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Leaving Home.

By: Garrison Keillor (b. 1942).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York:, Viking Penguin Inc.,: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-303

Condition: Used: Like New


FIRST EDITION, LIMTED to 150 copies, this is number 120. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. [ii], (xxv), 244 pp. Double-page pictorial title page; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped green cloth, yellow end-papers; binding square and tight. Housed in a green cloth-covered slipcase. SIGNED by Garrison Keillor on limitation statement. Fine. Garrison Keillor is an American radio personality and humorist known for his radio show A Prairie Home Companion. This is an anthology of short stories set in the fictional Late Wobegon in Minnesota. View more info

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Phoenixiana: A Collection of the Burlesques & Sketches of John Phoenix, alias John P. Squibob, who was, in fact, Lieutenant George H. Derby, U.S.A.

By: George H. Derby (1823-1861), Francis P. Farquhar (1887-1974), editor.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, The Grabhorn Press,: 1937

Seller ID: GY815-309

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 550 copies. Series: Third Series of Rare Americana, No. 5. 8vo. 9 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches. (xvi), 240 pp. Frontispiece, illustrated title page, 4 plates, headpieces in various colors; text clean, unmarked. Quarter brown cloth, decorative paper over boards, printed paper spine label, added plain brown paper dust-jacket in archival mylar, ms. spine title on jacket; binding square and tight. Very Good. A new, modern edition of John Phoenix/George Derby's Phoenixiana. Includes an illuminating introduction by Francis P. Farquhar providing historical information on both the ma... View more info

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Vermillion.

By: Idwal Jones (1887-1964).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York:, Prentice-Hall, Inc.,: 1947

Seller ID: GY815-298

Condition: Used: Very Good


8vo. 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches. [x], 495 pp. Double-page illustrated title page; text clean, unmarked, pages toned. Red-stamped gray cloth, decorative end-papers, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, shelf wear, extremities of boards faded, dust-jacket price-clipped. INSCRIBED by author on half-title, 1947. Very Good. "Vermilion is a big three-generation novel that spans on hundred years of California history.... It is the colorful story of a stalwart named Pablo Cope who developed a quicksilver mine to world renown, and of his descendants who played false on the great m... View more info

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Independence: Rectorial Address Delivered at St. Andrews October 10, 1923

By: Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1928

Edition: Second American Edition

Seller ID: MM319-035

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


SECOND AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo. 7 1/2 x 5 inches. 33 pp. List of books by Kipling opposite title page, tile page in red and black inks, swastika with "Rudyard Kipling" in circle on copyright page; light pencil notations on front free endpaper, text otherwise clean, unmarked. Blue-gray cloth with printed cover label, dust-jacket in archival mylar; inner hinge cracked at rear endpaper, but otherwise tight and sturdy. MM319-035. Very Good. This address to the students of St. Andrews was originally published in The London Times on the day it was delivered under the title "Man's Desire f... View more info