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LANGSDORFF'S NARRATIVE OF THE REZANOV VOYAGE TO NUEVA CALIFORNIA IN 1806
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LANGSDORFF'S NARRATIVE OF THE REZANOV VOYAGE TO NUEVA CALIFORNIA IN 1806

By LANGSDORFF, Doctor Georg H. Von Lagnsdorff

San Francisco: Thomas C. Russell, 1927. First English Language Edition. Cloth-backed Boards. Fine/Very Good. (xiv) 158 (1) pages. SIGNED by Thomas C. Russell in ink on the limitation page. Blue dust jacket with spine title label. Printer's foreword. "An English Translation Revised, with the Teutonisms of the Original Hispaniolized, Russianized, or Anglicized, by Thomas C. Russell". Linen-backed boards. Quarto. Illustrated with portraits (with tissue guards), including frontispiece portrait of Von Langsdorff. Folding map of the world. No. 68 of 260 copies. Small bookseller's stamp (Compass Bookstore, San Francisco) on rear pastedown. Von Langsdorff was the personal physician to Rezanov on his voyage from Sitka, Alaska to California and back. In the inimitable Russell style. A FINE copy protected by a Very Good dust jacket (Soiled; edgewear; darkened spine), now in a custom clear mylar sleeve. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books in boxes via media mail to any United States address.

$485.00

CALIFORNIA BIBLIOGRAPHIES
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CALIFORNIA BIBLIOGRAPHIES

By WEBER, Msgr. Francis J.

Los Angeles: Historical Society of Southern California, 1991. Third, Revised Edition in Book Foremat. Illustrated Cloth. Fine/Custom Clear Mylar. (xxiii) 58 (Colophon) pages. SIGNED on the colophon in ink by Msgr. Frances J. Weber and Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. Limited to 500 copies, of which this is one of 150 copies autographed and bound in green cloth with color title page. Illustrated from pages of various described bibliographies. Foreword by Professor Nunis. Illustrated green cloth. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4". Designed and printed by The Castle Press, Pasadena. An annotated listing (alphabetical, by author) of California Bibliographies, current to 1991. Essential for any collector of Californiana. A Fine copy, now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books in boxes via medai mail, to any United States address.

$65.00

CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA
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CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA

By SMITH, Joseph

Carmel, California: Joseph Smith, 1938. First Edition. Illustrated Wrappers. Very Good. Unpaginated (38) SIGNED by Author/Artist Joeph Smith in ink on the dedication/limitation page, "Joseph J. (?) Smith Sept 18 - 1938". No. 131 of an unknown number of copies. Profusely illustrated from drawings of Carmel scenes and map by Mr. Smith. Blue wrappers with cord binding. Paper illustrated title affixed to front cover. 9 1/2" x 12 1/2". List of nominees for "Carmel's Honor Roll For Distinguished Service" on last page. Application for additional future pages inside back cover. According to the author's preface, "The object of this work is to narrate the principal events in the history of Carmel-by-the Sea, to point out and illustrate the natural attractions and beauties to those unacquainted with them, to give a summary of its art and literary background, and to outline a tour of its chief points of interest, including the most intereting shops, walks, and drives, concluding with the famous Seventeen Mile Drive." A unique look at Carmel in 1938. Scarce. Wrappers rubbed, soiled and toned; corner bent; interior fine; Very Good or better overall.

$85.00

MR. STRAHAN'S DINNER PARTY. A COMEDY IN ONE ACT WITH PROLOGUE AND EPILOGUE BY A. EDWARD NEWTON
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MR. STRAHAN'S DINNER PARTY. A COMEDY IN ONE ACT WITH PROLOGUE AND EPILOGUE BY A. EDWARD NEWTON

By NEWTON, A. Edward

San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1930. First Edition. Cloth-backed Boards. Very Good Plus/Custom Clear Mylar. (ix) 43 pages. SIGNED in ink on the limitation page by Author A. Edward Newton. Limited to 350 copies, of which this is #103. Prefatory Note by Edward F. O'Day. Printed by John Henry Nash, San Francisco for The Book Club of California (BCC#37). Full page portraits of Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Johnson, from etchings by William Wilke. 9 1/4" x 14 1/4". Linen-backed light blue boards. Printed paper spine titling. The play centers on a fictional dinner party at the home of Mr. William Strahan, the King's Printer. Among the guests are Dr. Johnson and Dr. Franklin. Spirited banter ensues. Nash Catalogue, pgs 74-5. A Very Good Plus copy (Rubbed; some edgewear), now in a custom, clear mylar protective jacket. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books in boxes via media mail to any United States address.

$70.00

WYNN BULLOCK
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WYNN BULLOCK

By BULLOCK, Barbara; BULLOCK, Wynn

San Francisco: Scrimshaw Press, 1971. First Edition. Pictorial boards. Near Fine/Fine Slipcase. Unpaginated (152); SIGNED in ink by Wynn Bullock on a free front endpaper, "Wynn Bullock 1971". Profusely illustrated from Wynn Bullock's black and white photographs, primarily on full pages, reproduced by H. S. Crocker Co., Inc. San Bruno, California by double-impression offset lithography. Letterpress text printed by Noel Young Press, Santa Barbara. Composition by Graham Makintosh. Gray pictorial boards. 10 1/4" x 12 1/2". A biographical and critical sketch by Barbara Bullock with notes by Wynn Bullock throughout the book. A stunning chronological display of Wayne Bullock's superb photography. Wynn Bullock (b.1902) was an acclaimed photographer whose work is in over 90 museums throughout the world. He died in Monterey California in 1975. A Near Fine or better copy (trivial edgewear at the spine-ends), in a custom clear mylar jacket and a Fine custom slipcase in black cloth over boards. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books in boxes via media mail to any United States address.

$250.00

CELEBRATION. A BOOK OF POEMS
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CELEBRATION. A BOOK OF POEMS

By HUDSON, Hoyt

San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1945. First Edition. Cloth-backed decorated boards. Very Good Plus/Custom Clear Mylar. 84 pages. SIGNED in ink on the colophon by Edwin Grabhorn. Cloth-backed decorated boards. 5 3/4" x 9 1/4". Per the colophon: "This edition, published through the assistance of the late Albert M. Bender, is limited to five hundred copies, printed at the Grabhorn Press in March 1945." Hoyt H. Hudson (1893-1944) was often described as a "true Renaissance man". He received his PhD from Cornell, where he was the principal spokesman for the Cornell School of Rhetoric. After Cornell, he taught at Pittsburgh, Swarthmore and Princeton, before settling at Stanford. He died suddenly in 1944. This volume of his poetry was published posthumously. A Very Good Plus copy (Somewhat soiled and rubbed; edgewear) now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books in boxes via media mail to any United States address.

$35.00

WASHINGTON'S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES  MDCCXCVI
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WASHINGTON'S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES MDCCXCVI

By WASHINGTON, George

Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1913. First Thus. Cloth-backed Boards. Fine/Custom Clear Mylar. 26 (2) pages. Edward Robeson Taylor's copy, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. #63 of a limited edition of 440 copies, printed at The Riverside Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cloth-backed boards with a front cover title label. 8 1/2" x 12 1/2". A unique copy. This was originally a gift from Mrs. Taylor to her husband for his birthday in 1914, and bears this inscription in pencil on the front free endpaper under a photograph of Dr. Taylor: "On the Occasion of the Birthday of Edward Robeson Taylor--my noble husband--this volume is lovingly presented.September 24, 1914." Laid in is (1) a poem dated Fegruary 17, 1922, in manuscript entitled "Daphne", "Inscribed to Dr. Albert B. McKee" (purportedly signed in ink by Edward Robeson Taylor, although it may have been handwritten by his wife); and, (2) a letter dated August 27, 1924, from Mrs. Taylor to Dr. McKee, presenting this book to Dr. McKee. Dr. Taylor died on July 5, 1923, and was visited during his last illness by Dr. McKee. The letter states, inter alia, "It may seem strange to you but it is none-the-less true, that above all his medical associates, you came with the most spontaneous regularity and how affectionately he regarded you, I am quite sure you are unaware. Your last visit to him was on Washington's Birthday 1923 I very distinctly recall, when he was far from strong but had insisted we carry out our usual custom of a patriotic ceremony together. In memory of him and of your coming I am sending you this finely printed copy of the immortal address, which volume is one of but a few I am removing from the collection which I am giving to his childres." Mrs. Taylor then refers to placing the aforementioned photograph in the book. Edward Robeson Taylor was a physician, lawyer, and Dean of the Hastings College of Law. He was held in such high esteem by the citizens of San Francisco, that he was appointed San Francisco's 28th Mayor following the 1907 graft trials which dealt with the corruption exposed by the 1906 earthquake and fire. A Fine copy, now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books in boxes via medai mail to any United States address.

$350.00

ROBERT FROST AND JOHN BARTLETT. THE RECORD OF A FRIENDSHIP
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ROBERT FROST AND JOHN BARTLETT. THE RECORD OF A FRIENDSHIP

By ANDERSON, Margaret B.

New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1963. First Edition, Stated. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. (xiv) 224 pages. SIGNED/INSCRIBED by author in ink on the half-title: "To Blanche Sutherland / With best wishes for the enjoyment of sharing friends through this book--Margaret Bartlett Anderson / Boulder, Colo. Nov. 15, 1963". Illustrated dust jacket. Cloth. Octavo. Recording the life-long friendship of poet Robert Frost and John Bartlett, including their correspondence, by the daughter of John Bartlett. A Fine copy, in a slightly soiled, price-clipped Near Fine dust jacket, now in a mylar clear protective sleeve. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books in boxes via media mail to any United States address.

$25.00

VENTURES AND ADVENTURES OF EZRA MEEKER OR SIXTY YEARS OF FRONTIER LIFE / THE OREGON TRAIL
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VENTURES AND ADVENTURES OF EZRA MEEKER OR SIXTY YEARS OF FRONTIER LIFE / THE OREGON TRAIL

By MEEKER, Ezra

Seattle: The Author, 1909. First Edition. Illustrated Cloth. Very Good/Custom Clear Mylar. 284 pages plus photographs. SIGNED in ink on a free front endpaper, "Ezra Meeker / Cheyenne Wy / July 12th 1910". Illustrated at rear of book from vintage photographs. Original green cloth with a photograph of the author affixed to the front cover. 5 1/4" x 7 1/4". From the title page: "Fifty-Six years of Pioneer Life in the Old Oregon Country; an Account of the Author's Trip Across the Plains with an Ox Team in 1852, and his Return Trip in 1906; his Cruise on Puget Sound in 1853, and His Trip through the Natchess Pass in 1854; Over the Chilcoot Pass and Flat-Boating on the Yukon in 1898". Some toning of endpapers; covers rubbed and edgewear; front cover photograph rubbed as usual; still, a Very Good or better copy, now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books in boxes via media mail to any United States address.

$95.00

MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
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MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING

By FOWLER, Gene

New York: The Viking Press, 1954. First Edition. Cloth-backed Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 277 pages.TV Showman/NY Columnist Ed Sullivan's copy. SIGNED/INSCRIBED in ink by Gene Fowler on the title page, "To my friend of a long time, Ed Sullivan / With the best / Gene Fowler 1954". Endpapers illustrated from photographs and drawings. Illustrated dust jacket. Octavo. Cloth-backed boards. #36 of the100 Best Books of Hollywood. From the jacket, "...some misadventures, both comic and melancholy, of John Barrymore, W. C. Fields, and John Decker while helping the Author attempt to write the biography of Sadakichi Hartmann, poet, self-proclaimed genius, artful rogue and moocher sans pariel." A wonderfully written memoir of the Bundy Drive Boys, this classic has developed a cultlike following. A nice association copy. A Very Good copy (Soiling; edgewear) in a Very Good (Edgewear; slightly chipped spine-end; spine sunned) now in a clear mylar protective sleeve. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books via media mail to any United States address.

$585.00

RJ / ROBINSON JEFFERS / A PORTRAIT
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RJ / ROBINSON JEFFERS / A PORTRAIT

By ADAMIC, Louis

Covelo, Calfirona: Carolyn and James Robertson (The Yolla Bolly Press), 1983. First Thus. Cloth. Fine/Custom Clear Mylar. (xiv) (2) 28 (16) pages. Illustrated from vintage family photographs. Foreword by son Garth Sherwood Jeffers. Number 193 of a limited edition of 265 numbered copies and 20 presentation copies. Hand-set Goudy's Californian types on Rives and Fabriano papers. SIGNED in ink by Garth Jeffers on the colophon. Printed announcement about the book and Yolla Bolly Press laid in. Octavo. Gray slik cloth over boards. Printed paper labels on front cover and spine. Original glassine dustwrapper with custom clear mylar protective sleeve. A wonderful new edition of the Adamic first of 1929, designed and printed by James and Carolyn Roberston at their Yolla Bolly Press in Covelo, Mendocino County, California. A Fine copy in an edgeworn glassine dust-wrapper, now covered in a custom clear 4mil mylar protective sleeve. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books via media mail to any United States address.

$65.00

CATALOGUE OF MY ENGLISH LIBRARY
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CATALOGUE OF MY ENGLISH LIBRARY

By STEVENS, Henry. G.M.B. F.S.A.

London: Privately Printed, 1853. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good Plus/Custom Clear Mylar. (xi) 107 pages. SiGNED/INSCRIBED in ink by actor Francis Wilson to bookman Irving Way, with a lenghty gift inscription dated 1894. Privately printed by C. Whittingham of the Chiswick Press for private distribution. 4 1/2" x 6 3/4". Edition limited to 1000 un-numbered copies.Original brown blind-stamped decorated cloth. Gilt front cover titles and decoration; teg. Bound by Bone & Son, London (small sticker on rear pastedown). Gift card to Zamorano Club library signed by donor Lawrence Clark Powell tipped in at rear free endpaper. Zamorano Club bookplate at front pastedown. Henry Stevens was born in Vermont, and acted as the London agent for The Smithsonian Institution. According to his introduction ("To The Christian Reader") this catalogue was produced in response to many requests made to Stevens from "my book-loving countrymen" for advice in assembling their private libraries. Stevens' library contained 5751 volumes. Some edgewear, especially at the spine-ends, but Very good Plus or better, and now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books via media mail to any United States address.

$45.00

LIFE IN CALIFORNIA BEFORE THE CONQUEST
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LIFE IN CALIFORNIA BEFORE THE CONQUEST

By ROBINSON, Alfred

San Francisco: The Private Press of Thomas Russell, 1925. Reprint after the first edition of 1846. Cloth-backed boards. Very Good Plus/Clear Mylar (Custom). (xxvii), 316, (4, including two pages of advertisements for other Russell books). #21 of a limited edition of 250 numbered and signed copies. SIGNED by Thomas C. Russell. Illustrated, including illustrations by Robinson himself, reproduced by the mezzotint process. Linen-backed boards. Paper spine label. 6 3/4" x 10". t.e.g. Extra spine label in rear endpapers. Per Zamorano 80, #65: "The author and translator, Alfred Robinson, came to California as a super-cargo in 1829. He married into the de la Guerra family, one of the most prominent of the territory. Unquestioned as an authority, his work is without doubt the most important book for the period it treats, and is interesting as the first English book on California to be written by a resident of the province. Robinson originally intended his Life in California to be a preface for Fray Boscana's Chinigchinich, but in the end the "tail wagged the dog" and for the historian the Life in California is vastly more important." Apart from its historical importance, this book is a beautiful example of the astonishing presswork of Thomas C. Russell. After Russell's death, a San Francisco bookseller acquired the contents of Russell's printshop and produced a number of Russell's titles, and caused Russell's signature to be forged in each book. Unknowing dealers often sell these volumes as "signed" when, in fact, they do not contain Russell's true signature. Russell's signature is always in an elegant cursive style and easily identified. This copy, happily, contains Russell's true signature. Graff 3523. Cowan pg 536-7. A Very Good Plus copy (small liquid stain to lower front cover; spine label rubbed; corners showing), now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket. Always FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address.

$385.00

LIFE IN CALIFORNIA BEFORE THE CONQUEST
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LIFE IN CALIFORNIA BEFORE THE CONQUEST

By ROBINSON, Alfred

San Francisco: The Private Press of Thomas Russell, 1925. Reprint after the first edition of 1846. Cloth-backed boards. Very Good -/Clear Mylar (Custom). (xxvii), 316, (4, including two pages of advertisements for other Russell books). #209 of a limited edition of 250 numbered and signed copies. SIGNED by Thomas C. Russell. Illustrated, including illustrations by Robinson himself, reproduced by the mezzotint process. Linen-backed boards. Paper spine label. 6 3/4" x 10". t.e.g. Extra spine label in rear endpapers. Per Zamorano 80, #65: "The author and translator, Alfred Robinson, came to California as a super-cargo in 1829. He married into the de la Guerra family, one of the most prominent of the territory. Unquestioned as an authority, his work is without doubt the most important book for the period it treats, and is interesting as the first English book on California to be written by a resident of the province. Robinson originally intended his Life in California to be a preface for Fray Boscana's Chinigchinich, but in the end the "tail wagged the dog" and for the historian the Life in California is vastly more important." Apart from its historical importance, this book is a beautiful example of the astonishing presswork of Thomas C. Russell. After Russell's death, a San Francisco bookseller acquired the contents of Russell's printshop and produced a number of Russell's titles, and caused Russell's signature to be forged in each book. Unknowing dealers often sell these volumes as "signed" when, in fact, they do not contain Russell's true signature. Russell's signature is always in an elegant cursive style and easily identified. This copy, happily, contains Russell's true signature. Graff 3523. Cowan pg 536-7.Covers are rubbed and sunned, with four corners showing; interior fine. Overall a Very Good Minus copy and priced accordingly. Now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket. Always FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address.

$295.00

GENIUS AND LUST. A JOURNEY THROUGH THE MAJOR WRITINGS OF HENRY MILLER
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GENIUS AND LUST. A JOURNEY THROUGH THE MAJOR WRITINGS OF HENRY MILLER

By MAILER, Norman

New York: Grove Press, Inc, 1976. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. (xv) 576 pages. SIGNED by Henry Miller in ink on a front free endpaper, "Henry Miller / 11/28/76". Illustrated unclipped dust jacket, including drawing of Henry Miller by Norris Church, who was Mrs. Norman Mailer. Cloth. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2". Appendix: Chronology of Henry Miller's Life. From the back jacket flap: "Mailer's brilliant and passionate advocacy of Miller's genius and place in the context of American writing--coupled with his choice selections of Miller's work to bolster his claims for Miller's unique position--makes accessible for a new generation of American readers some of the most extraordinary prose to be found in the English language." A Near Fine copy (spotted page edges) in a Very Good Plus or better dust jacket (spine sunned as usual), now in a clear mylar protective sleeve. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books via media mail to any United States address.

$55.00

DAWN AND THE DONS; The Romance of Monterey
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DAWN AND THE DONS; The Romance of Monterey

By FORD, Tirey L.; MORA, Jo (Illustrations)

San Francisco: A. M. Robertson, 1926. First Edition. Cloth-backed pictorial boards. Very Good Plus/Clear Mylar (Custom). (xiii), 236 pages. First Edition. SIGNED/INSCRIBED by author Tirey L. Ford, in ink on a front free endpaper, "To Mrs. A. K. Hart. Sincerely yours, Tirey L. Ford". Cloth-backed Pictorial Boards. Octavo. Index. Profusely illustrated from drawings by Jo Mora. Map Endpapers. A history of the Monterey Peninsula, with a separate chapter on bandit Joaquin Murietta, and a description of the present (1927) area. The book was underwritten by Tirey L. Ford's son-in-Law, Samuel F. B. Morse, the developer of Pebble Beach and the Del Monte area, to encourage interest in the area. Although the book is often collected now principally for the illustrations of Jo Mora, the author, Tirey L. Ford, is an important Californian as well. He was Attorney-General of California (1898-1902), and a successful San Francisco attorney. He was an acquitted defendant in the San Francisco graft trials following the 1906 earthquake and fire, and was a member of the California State Board of Prison Directors. A Very Good Plus or better copy (slight edgewear), now in a custom clear 4 mil mylar protective jacket. Always FREE SHIPPING of our books via media mail to any United States address. `.

$150.00

PILOT BAILS OUT
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PILOT BAILS OUT

By BLANDING, Don

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1943. First Edition, First Printing. Illustrated Cloth. Very Good Plus/Custom Clear Mylar. 85 pages. SIGNED in ink by Don Blanding on the front free endpaper, "Aloha Don Blanding". Illustrated from drawings by Don Blanding. Frontispiece from photograph showing lei-bedecked Don Blanding walking ashore from seaplane. Sans dust jacket. 5 1/4" x 7 1/2". Navy blue illustrated cloth. A collection of poems written during World War II, with some emphasis on combat aviation. A Very Good Plus or better copy (minor rubbing and edgewear), in a custom clear 4 mil mylar protective jacket. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books via media mail, to any United States address.

$18.00

A CHAPLET OF VERSE BY CALIFORNIA CATHOLIC WRITERS; Published for the Benefit of the Youth's Directory
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A CHAPLET OF VERSE BY CALIFORNIA CATHOLIC WRITERS; Published for the Benefit of the Youth's Directory

By CROWLEY, Rev. D. O.; DOYLE, Charles Athony (sic) (Editors)

San Francisco: Diepenbrock & Co, 1889. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Custom Clear Mylar. 171 pages. SIGNED/INSCIRBED by Rev. D. O. Crowley in ink on a front free endpaper, "To P. F. Dundon, Esq. With the compliments of his sincere Friend, D. O. Crowley. Xmas 1889.". Introduction by Peter H. Burnett, the first elected Governor of California. Index. Small decorations throughout. 5 3/4" x 8". Blind-stamped brown cloth. Gilt titling. A collection of poets by noted Californians of the period, including Charles Warren Stoddard, Harriet Skidmore, Daniel O'Connell and Agnes Manning. A Near Fine copy (slight edgewear, mostly at the spine-ends), and now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books via media mail to any United States address.

$120.00

THE UNSPOKEN / TRIBUTES TO ANNE BREMER (Two Volume Set)
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THE UNSPOKEN / TRIBUTES TO ANNE BREMER (Two Volume Set)

By BREMER, Anne

San Francisco: Albert Bender, 1927. First Edition. Boards. Near Fine/(Slipcase). (vii) 31; (ix) 31 pages. SIGNED/INSCRIBED in ink by Albert Bender in "Tributes": "To Will Dawson with friendship & affection Albert M. Bender / March 5, 1927". Printed for Albert Bender by John Henry Nash of San Francisco.Tan boards; paper spine label. 4 5/8" x 7 5/8". "The Unspoken" is a collection of poems by Anne Bremer. "Tributes to Anne Bremer" contains prose and poetry by Oscar Lewis, George Sterling, Charles Erskine Scott Wood, Blanche Partington, Sara Bard Field, Edward F. O'Day and others. Anne Bremer (1868-1923) was a well respected California painter. San Francisco patron of the arts Albert Bender was Anne Bremer's cousin, and was brought to the United States from Ireland at age 16 by Anne Bremer's family. In 1921, Anne Bremer was diagnosed with leukemia. She gave up painting and started writing poems, some of which appear here. After Anne Bremer's death, Albert Bender established the Anne Bremer Memorial Library at the San Francisco Art Institute. Anne Bremer and Albert Bender are buried side by side in Colma, California. Near Fine copies (Sunned spines; slight edgewear) in a Very Good Plus tan board slipcase (Toned perimeter; edgewear) with a paper spine label. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books via media mail to any United States address.

$65.00

ROBINSON JEFFERS. THE MAN & HIS WORK
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ROBINSON JEFFERS. THE MAN & HIS WORK

By POWELL, Lawrence Clark

Los Angeles: The Primavera Press, 1934. First Edition. q. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. (xviii) (2) 215 pages. SIGNED/INSCRIBED by Lawrence Clark Powell in ink on a front free endpaper, "Inscribed for Jean Armstrong with my cordial good wishes / Lawrence Clark Powell / Los Angeles 23 June 1934". Illustrated unclipped dust jacket. Foreword by Robinson Jeffers. Edition limited to 750 un-numbered copies. Designed by Ward Ritchie. Decorations by Rockwell Kent. Published by Jake Zeitlin's Primavera Press. Frontispiece portrait of Robinson Jeffers from photograph by Edward Weston. Illustrated including map of Jeffers country and from Jeffers' family photographs. Brown cloth with paper spine label. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2". Bibliography. Index. An early work by UCLA Librarian and prolific Western writer Lawrence Clark Powell. Includes memoirs of personal interaction with the Jeffers family in Carmel, as well as a meticulous survey of Jeffers' work, both descriptive and critical. A Near Fine copy (front endpaper toning) in a Very Good Plus dust jacket (sunned spine), now in a clear mylar protective sleeve. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books via media mail to any United States address.

$260.00

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