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Image for An Introduction to the Department of Special Collections at the Stanford University Libraries.

An Introduction to the Department of Special Collections at the Stanford University Libraries.

By: David Weber

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stanford, Stanford University Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: KSF713-23

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 1,200 copies. Pamphlet. 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches. 24, [2] pp. Title page printed in red and black with an SU logo printed within a typographic border, large decorative letter at head of text, printer's device on the colophon; text clean, unmarked. Title printed on front cover within typographic border; binding square and tight, light shelf wear and toning. Very Good. Provides an overview of the holdings at Stanford University that grew from 5,000 volumes in 1933 to 60,000 volumes in 1973. Harmsen and Tabor, The Plantin Press, No. 377. View more info

Image for Somebody Had to Do Something. A Memorial to James Phillips Lardner. By Ernest Hemingway, Ring Lardner, Jr., Jay Allen, Don Jesus Hernandez, El Campesino, Dolores Ibarruri, Vincent Sheean and Drawings by Castelao

Somebody Had to Do Something. A Memorial to James Phillips Lardner. By Ernest Hemingway, Ring Lardner, Jr., Jay Allen, Don Jesus Hernandez, El Campesino, Dolores Ibarruri, Vincent Sheean and Drawings by Castelao

By: James Lardner Memorial Fund

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Los Angeles,CA, James Lardner Memorial Fund: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 07312019-001

Condition: Collectible: Good


LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. x, (42) pp. Frontispiece and 9 illustrations in the text by Castelao [including a portrait of James Phillips Lardner (1914-1938)]; text clean, unmarked. Brown printed wrappers titled and with an illustration in red on the front cover; binding square and tight, extremities chipped, spine with some loss. The book itself is now protected with a stiff mylar jacket and housed in a brown-cloth-covered drop-back box with a foam core insert to hold the book. On top of that is laid a typed letter SIGNED by Will Rogers, Jr., Chairman of the James... View more info

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The Edward L. Doheny, Jr. Memorial Library of the University of Southern California, A Semi-Centennial Tribute

By: Paul Christopher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Plantin Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: YA2-49

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 550 copies printed by the Plantin Press, 50 were case bound, this is one of 500 bound in wrappers. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/8 inches. 44, [2] pp. Illustrated, printed in brown and black inks; text clean, unmarked. Embossed brown wrappers, perfect bound; binding square and tight, upper corner bumped. Corey Nethery's copy, without distinguishing marks. Very Good. Contains a Preface by Paul Christopher, University Archivist. Also includes Samuel E. Lunden, "The Arts and Architecture of the Edward L. Doheny, Jr. Memorial Library, Reminiscences on the parts played by Mrs. Edward L... View more info

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Presses of the Pacific Islands, 1817-1867. A History of the First Half Century of Printing in the Pacific Islands. Woodcuts by Edgar Dorsey Taylor

By: Richard E. Lingenfelter (b. 1934)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Los Angeles,CA, The Plantin Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HL1218-012

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies printed at the Plantin Press, Los Angeles, CA, woodcuts by Edgar Dorsey Taylor, binding designed by Saul and Lillian Marks and executed by Earle Gray. 8vo. 9 1/16 x 6 1/8 inches. (xvii), (132) pp. 7 illustrations (including 1 folding map and 1 folding reproduction of a title page), 5 woodcuts printed on special paper, chronological list, bibliographical notes, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped natural linen, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight. HL1218-012. Fine. This volume contains a history of the first half century of printing in the Pac... View more info

Dinner with Huib van Krimpen. Alumni Center, University of California, Los Angeles, 26 November 1968

By: Rounce & Coffin Club

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Rounce & Coffin Club: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WVHG101211-6

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


FIRST EDITION. 64mo. 5 1/8 x 3 1/2 inches. [8] pp. 1 sheet printed on one side and French folded, edges of the sheet untrimmed, printed in black with red decorations; text clean, unmarked. Plain wrappers with marbled paper over-wraps, stitched; binding square and tight, the over-wraps were originally glued down but the glue has now lost it glueiness, LACKS the original printed paper front cover label. SCARCE. Good. Contains the menu for the evening and a text from the Rubyiat, XXXVII, with decorations printed in red. A scarce and fun example and Saul and Lillian Marks' outstanding typ... View more info

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The Machados & Rancho La Ballona: The Story of the Land and its Ranchero. Jose Agustin Antonio Machado, With a Genealogy of the Machado Family.

By: Sister Mary Ste. Therese Wittenberg.

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA:, Dawson's Book Shop,: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: GH318-001a

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 325 copies, this is number 167, printed by Saul and Lillian Marks at the Plantin Press, Los Angeles, binding designed by Saul and Lillian Marks and executed by Earle Gray. Tall 8vo. 10 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches. [viii], (74) pp. Half-title, frontispiece portrait of Jose Agustin Antonio Machado, title page and text printed in red and black inks, typographic vignette as publisher's device on title page, decorative initials, genealogy, bibliography, printer's device on colophon; text clean, unmarked. Cream-colored cloth spine, printed paper over boards, printed paper spine label; b... View more info

Image for The Plantin Press, Los Angeles: Check List of an Exhibition, Books, Catalogues, &c printed by Saul and Lillian Marks

The Plantin Press, Los Angeles: Check List of an Exhibition, Books, Catalogues, &c printed by Saul and Lillian Marks

By: The Grolier Club

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Grolier Club, New York, NY: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SFK519-017

Condition: Collectible: Like New


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches. [16] pp. Printer's device on the title page, introduction by Jake Zeitlin, list of 53 Plantin Press books; text clean, unmarked. Cream paper wrappers titled in red on the front cover, sewn; binding square and tight. Muir Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. SFK519-017. Fine. FIRST EDITION of this exhibition catalog for the Grolier Club, designed by Charles Antin and Herman Cohen. "We are grateful to Miss Bonnie Newman for selecting the items and contributing to the bibliographical notes of the check list. We also wish to thank Dr. K. Garth H... View more info