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Between dawn and sunrise. Selections from the writings of. . . chosen with an introduction & initiatory notes by John Macy.

by CABELL, James Branch.

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New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1930. 8vo. xxvii, [1], 291, [1] pp. Black cloth, gilt lettering on spine (minor dustsoiling, slight shelfwear), w/ d.j. Arts & Crafts cover art illust. of woman in orientalist-style dress (minor scuffing, edgewear, upper fore-edge reinforced on back), still VG/G copy. First edition of this anthology drawing from such works of Cabell’s as The Silver Stallion, Chivalry, Jurgen, Something About Eve, The Certain Hour, and more.
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Black Thursday. Drawings by Fred L. Wolff. . . .

by CAIDIN, Martin.

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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1960. 8vo. 320 pp. Text illusts., photos. Orange cloth, black lettering (minor shelfwear, slight bumping to couple corners), w/ d.j. (couple minor closed tears, wear to corners), still VG/VG copy. First edition, stated, of this excellent history of the decisive B-17 Flying Fortress bombing raids on the ball-bearing factories of Germany during World War II.
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The postman always rings twice.

by CAIN, James.

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New York: Pocket Books, Inc., [1947]. 12mo. 121 pp., plus 1 pp. publisher’s ads. Colour-illustrated softcovers (slight shelfwear), still NF copy, w/ neat ownership label of Hiro Wakabayashi (1930-2017), Japanese-American and Korean War veteran on pastedown. Early Pocket Books edition, No. 443, of this noir mystery, which served as the basis for the 1946 MGM film noir starring Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, and Hume Cronyn, directed by Tay Garnett.
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How to ice a cake. Let Anne Anson show you. [Tala catalogue].

by [CAKE DECORATING & CONFECTIONS]. ANSON, Anne.

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[Stourbridge & Birmingham, England: Taylor, Law & Co., Ltd., 1930]. 8vo. 31, [1] pp. Printed & illustrated throughout in sepia and pink, text illustrations, photo illustrations. Photo-illustrated softcovers in sepia & pink (slight shelfwear), NF copy. Second edition of this advertising catalogue and promotion for Tala Works Icing sets for cakes, and cake decorating.
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Practical cake-art. The most useful and helpful book on cake decorating art published. Illustrated. . . .

by [CAKE DECORATING]. BAUER, FRED.

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Chicago: Published by the Author, 1923. Oblong 4to. [2 pp]., 60 plates, each with explanatory text of facing plate on verso (most in colour, some tinted photos), [8 pp.], plus 2 illustrated publisher’s ads. Embossed ribbed blue cloth, gilt lettering, octagon-shaped colour plate mounted front cover of decorative cake icing piece (very minor bumping to corners, front hinge starting, edgewear), still VG- copy w/ former ownership signature on title. First edition of this beautifully printed work on Jazz Age decorative cakes. There are cakes for New Years, birth announcements, Easter, birthday cakes, wedding cakes, cakes with macaroons, Marzipan decorated cakes, caramel sugar baskets, post card cakes (very beautiful), and many others. The recipes and ads at the end offer the instructions and equipment to produce these beautiful confections.
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Calamity Jane: a study in historical criticism. . . correlated and edited by Vivan A. Paladin. Indexed by John Hakola.

by [CALAMITY JANE]. AIKMAN, Duncan.

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[Helena, MT]: The Western Press, Historical Society of Montana, [1958]. 8vo. xiv, 147, [1] pp. Numerous photo plates. Tan cloth, red lettering, w/ d.j. (slight scuffing, slight sunning to spine), VG/VG copy. First Western Press edition, No. 115 of 2000 copies, of this excellent biography of the famed Calamity Jane, i.e. Martha Jane Cannary-Burke, Army Scout, and close friend of Wild Bill Hickok.
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Calamity Jane and the Lady Wildcats.

by [CALAMITY JANE]. AIKMAN, Duncan.

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New York: Henry Holt and Co., [1927]. 8vo. xii, 347, [1] pp. Photo frntsp., numerous plates, illust. endpapers by Margaret Freeman (mnr chppng & fryng hd of spine), still G copy. First edition, 2nd printing of this excellent biography of the famed Calamity Jane, i.e. Martha Jane Cannary-Burke, Army Scout, and close friend of Wild Bill Hickok.
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Lewd, blasphemous & obscene. . . William Hone tried for blasphemy. . . Richard Carlile. . . George Jacob Holyoake imprisoned in Gloucester for six months for 26 words. . . appended the Strange history of sexual inversion. . . .

by CALDER-MARSHALL, Arthur.

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London: Hutchison, [1972]. 8vo. 248 pp. Plates. Blue cloth, gilt lettrng, w/ d.j. (slght dustsoilng to fore-edges), NF/VG. First edition of this work examining the 19th-century precedents for freedom of speech.
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[Colour Chromolithograph Calendar]. Compliments of The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. . . .

by [CALENDAR -- CHROMOLITHOGRAPH]. [HYDE, Henry Baldwin & HYDE, James Hazen].

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[New York & Hartford, CT]: Equitable Life Assurance Society, Osborn & Betancourt, P.B. Donovan Real Estate & Insurance Agency; Gray Lithograph Co., [1897]. 4to. 8.25 x 11.25 in. [6 pp (unpaginated).] printed on thick paper stock, accordion-style which extends out to 25 x 11.25 in, three raised & embossed colour chromolithograph plates w/ calendars & lettering in blue & gilt (minor edgewear, very minor rubbing to hinges, minor lifting & offsetting on 1 plate), still VG bright copy. First edition of this finely printed Victorian chromolithograph calendar for the famed Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States during the Gilded Age. Incorporated in 1859, the Equitable Life Assurance society was known for decades as one of the largest life insurance companies in the country, and maintained a vast sales force. These independent agents actively cultivated clients, and advertised heavily through calendars, greeting cards, brochures, and other printed mediums.
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Fairbank’s Fairy floral calendar. . . .

by [CALENDAR -- CHROMOLITHOGRAPH]. [FAIRBANK, Nathaniel Kellogg].

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Chicago & New York: N.K. Fairbank Company; Lithographed by G.H. Buek & Co., [1897]. 4to. 8.5 x 11.75 in. Six colour chromolithograph leaves, printed on thick paper stock, each with image on recto, calendars & lettering in blue & gilt, punch sewn through upper margin by white silk braid (very slight shelfwear, slight rubbing), NF copy. First edition of this exceptional and brilliantly printed Victorian chromolithograph calendar for the famed Fairy Soap Company during the Gilded Age. These splendid images of fairies draw from paintings by Gustave Liebscher (1870-1953), known for his figure and cityscapes; Eugene Grivaz (1852-1915), a Belle Epoque artist who exhibited in Chicago, New York, and Switzerland; Charles Schabelitz (1844-1905), best remembered for his Buffalo Hunt painting; Albert H. Sonn (1867-1936), noted American artist well known for his watercolours, and striking commercial art; Walter G. Read (1863-1950), an excellent artist, perhaps best known for his famed watercolour painting of… Read more
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The life of man, symbolised by the months of the year in a series of illustrations, and poutrayed in their season and phases, with passages slected from ancient and modern authors. . . .

by [CALENDAR -- ALLEGORY]. PIGOT, Richard (Ed.).

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London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, Paternoster Row, 1866. Thick 4to. xii, [2], 239, [1] pp. Woodcut-engraved & illustrated title in red & black, illust. half-title in red & black, red & black frontisp., many leaves printed in blue, red, yellow, or green, woodcut-engraved plates, historiated initials, head- and tail-pieces, woodcut borders. Contemporary full red morocco with gilt ornamented designs on front & back cover, gilt decorated spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. (very minor rubbing at hinges, minor rubbing to corners, very slight tidemark to fore-edge of first couple leaves), still a NF copy, bound by Riviere, w/ their stamp on lower fore-edge of inner ruled dentelle on front pastedown. First edition of this lavish Victorian work celebrating the life span of man in the 12 months of a calendar year, beginning with the infant in January, the schoolboy in February, the apprentice in March, as well as the soldier in June, the philosopher and statesmen in September, and more.… Read more
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The adventure of Padre Vicentio: a legend of San Francisco. Illustrated by Hans Bentley.

by [CALIFORNIA -- FINE PRESS]. HARTE, Bret.

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Berkeley: W&E Bentley, 1939. 4to. [26 pp (unpaginated)]. Colour frntsp., colour-illust. title, numerous colour illusts. Illust. beige linen, signed on colophon leaf by Hans, Wilder & Ellen Bentley, VG copy, from the library of Herbert Gray Hills, of Hills Brothers Coffee, Piedmont, California. First edition, signed, 1 of 450 copies printed, of this delightful tale of early California.
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The improvement of rural gardens; Ornamental plants to be grown for profit; Rancho Guajome: the real home of Ramona. . . In: The Rural Californian, a journal for the suburban and country home, Vol. XVII, No. 11. . . .

by [CALIFORNIA ARCHITECTURE]. [HEINTZ, C.M. (Owner); KRUCKEBERG, Henry W. (Ed.); & BOHAN, Elizabeth Baker].

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Los Angeles, CA: Rural Californian, 218 N. Main St., Room 42, Lanfranco Building, Nov. 1894. 4to. pp. [561] - 612. Numerous text illustrations, photo illustrations, plates. Golden coloured sofcovers, woodcut engraved illust. banner, ads on rear cover (minor bumping to corners, couple very minor closed tears), still VG copy. First edition of this scarce periodical including the well-illustrated article by Elizabeth Baker Bohan laying claim to the “true” home of Ramona which was located very close by to the historic San Luis Rey Mission which served as the backdrop for Helen Hunt Jackson’s wildly popular 1884 historical novel decrying the fate of the southern California American Indians, and the Californios. Bohan (1849-1930) was a British-American author, teacher & artist who was an ardent social reformer, wrote for West Coast Magazine, The Club Woman, was an active supporter of women’s suffrage. Of additional interest are the several photographs by Charles Betts Waite (1861-1927), noted… Read more
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A camera tour in color. San Francisco and Bay cities. Edited by. . . .

by [CALIFORNIA -- SAN FRANCISCO]. MASLIN, Marshall (Ed.)

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San Francisco: The Printing Corporation, 1938. Oblong folio. [28 pp (unpaginated)]. Colour-tinted photos throughout, birds-eye view map on last leaf. Textured green coloured softcovers, beautiful art deco style cover art of seagull above the waves in yellow, black, silver & green (very minor sunning to fore-edges of green backdrop), VG bright copy, stapled as issued. First edition of this photo travelogue through the Bay Area in anticipation of the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition.
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Your desert and mine. With an introduction by Harold O. Weight.

by [CALIFORNIA -- PALM SPRINGS]. SHUMWAY, Nina Paul.

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Palm Springs, CA: Palm Springs Desert Museum, [Westernlore Press], [1960]. 8vo. xv, [3], 322, [2] pp. Title in red & black (pasted on publisher’s label), numerous photo plates. Green cloth, silver lettering, w/ d.j. wraparound cover art photo of Date Garden in Coachella Valley (price-clipped), NF/NF copy. First edition of this memoir describing the efforts of William L. Paul pioneering the Date Garden near present day PGA West in 1902, and the formation of the Coachella Valley Growers Association.
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A tale of two cities and a train. History of the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad 1874-1942.

by [CALIFORNIA -- RAILROADS]. BROWNE, Juanita Kennedy.

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Nevada City: Nevada County Historical Society, [1987]. 4to. [6], 216, [2] pp. 100s of photo illusts., text illusts. Illust. white cloth, illust. & lettered in red & blk (slght bmpng to crnrs), signed & numbered by author on dedication page, NF. First edition, No. 830 of 2000 copies about the Narrow Guage railway which ran from Nevada City to Grass Valley.
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[Mt. Shasta 2899]. Colorgraph hand-colored in oil. . . [Beautifully hand-painted silver gelatin image of the mountain reflected in lake below].

by [CALIFORNIA -- MT. SHASTA]. KISER, Fred H.

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[Grants Pass, OR: Kiser’s Inc., ca. 1925]. One original silver gelatin photograph, sized 7.4 x 9.5 in. and mounted on gray cardstock, signed in pencil below image, hand-painted in colour (minor toning to matte, very slight edgewear), NF exemplar. First edition of this scarce “Colorgraph” image by Fred H. Kiser, an accomplished mountaineer and promoter who was one of the most successful and widely known landscape and commercial photographers in the American West during the opening decades of the 20th century. He and his brother Oscar operated the Lewis and Clark Official Photographic Company at the Exposition which gave them their start, and he became well known for his images of National Parks, and the picturesque Columbia River Gorge.
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Souvenir, song book and official program. Fifth Interntional Convention of the Epworth League held in San Francisco, Cal., July 18, 19, 20 and 21. . . .

by [CALIFORNIA -- SAN FRANCISCO]. BIGGERSTAFF, E.K., WEBSTER, F.A., FILBEN, Thomas, & TROWER, F.W. (Eds.)

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San Francisco, CA: Sunset Press, 1901. 8vo. 160, [4] pp. Photo frontisp., over 100 photo illustrations, text illustrations, illustrated ads. Limp tan cloth softcovers, backed in stiff paper, printed red lettering & design on front cover, brown cloth spine (minor edgewear, scuffing, slight chipping to couple corners), still VG- copy. First edition of this well-illustrated hand book and program for the Epworth League, a Methodist young adult association, which details the sights and adventures in pre-1906 San Francisco prior to the Great Earthquake and Fire. The photos illustrate many of the buildings and businesses lost in the disaster, and provides a fantastic insight into the wonders of late Victorian California.
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[One large albumen photograph of a 40 mule team Holt Combine harvester with operators seated on the harvester, and laborers beside at the farm of William Thomas].

by [CALIFORNIA -- PHOTOS]. LOGAN, [Charles W.] (Photographer).

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Stockton, CA & Elliot, San Joaquin, CA: Logan, 15 S. San Joaquin St., ca. 1895]. One albumen photograph sized 6.25 x 8.25 in. mounted on 9 x 10.75 in. gray board, embossed photographer’s studio stamp in lower corners of boards, glass plate negative number within image, w/ photographer’s logo at lower fore-edge (slight rubbing), still excellent image w/ strong contrast. This fine albumen photo records the bustling agriculture in the San Joaquin Valley near Stockton, California at the end of the 20th century. This image shows the Holt Combine Harvester first developed by Benjamin, Amos, Charles & William Holt who began manufacturing this style of combine in 1883, and continued to adapt and develop them before moving their business to Walla Walla, WA, to sell to wheat farmers in eastern Oregon and Washington. Benjamin Holt (1849-1920) was the innovator who first developed a crude wooden caterpillar crawler tractor in 1904. Thomas (b. 1859) was born in Utah Territory to Welsh farmers, later moved to… Read more
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Dahlia guide. Read chapter six “Evolution of the Dahlia,” it explains the facts and fallacies of dahlia growing. . . [catalogue].

by [CALIFORNIA -- SEED CATALOGUES] BROOMALL, J.[esse] J.[ames].

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Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA: J.J. Broomall, 1923. 8vo. 32 pp. Numerous black & white photo illustrations, photo plates. Printed softcovers, woodcut engraved borders (minor dustsoiling), VG copy. First edition, thus, of this scarce annual catalogue, Dahlia growing history, and Eagle Rock land promotion issued by the Los Angeles dean of Dahlia growers and hybridizers. Broomall (1859-1939) was a successful Seattle, WA florist and gardener who by 1910 had founded and built his successful Dahlia nursery in Eagle Rock, CA. He like many other California growers rode the Dahlia boom after the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition, and by the mid-1920s had established a renowned Dahlia nursery for tourists. Worldcat locates 2 copies (Boulder Labs, NAL); See: Elizabeth Lymbery, The Dahlia’s Apotheosis in the Sunset State, Garden & Home Builder, Vol. XXXIV (Dec., 1921), pp. 194-197, 209, 353; Jean Won, Eagle Rock: Community Pride Through Triumphs and Tribulations, pp. 8-9.
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