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The California Diary of General E. D. Townsend

The California Diary of General E. D. Townsend

by E. D. Townsend (1817-1893), Malcolm Edwards, editor

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Los Angeles:: The Ward Ritchie Press,, 1970. Hardcover. Like New. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. x, 184 pp. Frontispiece, illustrated title page, black-and-white illustrations throughout; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped black cloth; binding square and tight. Housed in a gray paper-covered slipcase, toned. Fine. General Edward Davis Townsend took a four-year tour of duty along the western border of the United States, from Cuba and Panama to California and the Northwest. This is his diary of the tour, a rare first-hand account of California from the 1850s.
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An Open Letter to the Republican City Central Committee

An Open Letter to the Republican City Central Committee

by C. N. Earl

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Los Angeles:: Peggy Christian,, 1971. Paperback. Like New. LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies. Miniature Book. 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 inches. (13) pp. Decorative initial; text clean, unmarked. Printed paper wrappers; binding square and tight. Housed in a paper slipcase with a ribbon. OG914-044. Fine. Printed at the Press at the Gatehouse by Peggy Christian. Letterpress by William M. Cheney. Original letter written November 29, 1887 in which C. N. Earl denounces the Los Angeles Republican party for charging candidates a $150 fee to become candidates for school board. REFERENCES: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 1003; Jones, A Los Angeles Typesticker, No. 77.
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An Open Letter to the Republican City Central Committee

An Open Letter to the Republican City Central Committee

by C. N. Earl

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Los Angeles CA: Peggy Christian, 1971. Paperback. Like New. LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies. Printed at the Press at the Gatehouse for Peggy Christian, letterpress by William M. Cheney. Miniature Book. 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 inches. (13) pp. Decorative initial; text clean, unmarked. Printed paper wrappers; binding square and tight. Housed in a paper slipcase with a ribbon pull. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. RGKK819-039. Fine. Original letter written November 29, 1887 in which C. N. Earl denounces the Los Angeles Republican party for charging candidates a $150 fee to become candidates for school board. REFERENCES: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 1003; Jones, A Los Angeles Typesticker, No. 77.
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An Open Letter to the Republican City Central Committee

An Open Letter to the Republican City Central Committee

by C. N. Earl

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Los Angeles CA: Peggy Christian, 1971. Paperback. Very Good. LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies. Printed at the Press at the Gatehouse for Peggy Christian, letterpress by William M. Cheney. Miniature Book. 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 inches. (13) pp. Decorative initial; text clean, unmarked. Printed paper wrappers; binding square and tight, tail of spine softened. Housed in a paper slipcase with a ribbon pull; ribbon loose. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. RGKK819-040. Very Good. Contains a letter originally written November 29, 1887 in which C. N. Earl denounces the Los Angeles Republican party for charging candidates a $150 fee to become candidates for school board. REFERENCES: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 1003; Jones, A Los Angeles Typesticker, No. 77.
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A Young Gentleman of the University

A Young Gentleman of the University

by John Earle (1601-1665)

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Seattle, WA:: The Private Press of Paul Hayden Duensing,, 1954. First Edition, thus. Hardcover. Very Good/None Issued. LIMITED EDITION of 50 copies, printed by Paul Hayden Duensing in 12-point Monotype Garamond & Italic types. Hardcover Pamphlet. 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. [8] pp. Small fleuron on the title page, colophon printed within a typographic border; text clean, unmarked. Blue wrappers over flexible boards, printed paper front cover label, stitched with red thread; binding square and tight, some soiling and bumping to the covers. Greg Campbell's copy, proprietor of Campbell-Logan Bindery. SCARCE. Fine. This is the eighth book printed by Paul Hayden Duensing. The text is an extract from John Earle's Microcosmographie, or a Peece of the World Discovered, in Essayes and Characters. The Microcosmographie is a witty satire on seventeenth-century British manners. REFERENCE: Duensing, 25: A Quarter Century…, p. [25]; 1 copy Worldcat.
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Man's Best Friend
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Man's Best Friend

by Harry A. Earnshaw (1878-1953)

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Los Angeles, CA: The Sterling Press, 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Case-bound Pamphlet. 4 3/4 x 3 3/16 inches. Half-title, dedication page "dedicated to every husband," title page printed within a border made up of types, red fleuron on the title page, and the fleuron is used sparingly throughout the text to elegant effect, hand-colored historiated initial W; text clean, unmarked. Cloth over boards, printed paper top cover label; binding square and tight, some rubbing along the joints (from powdered leather?), some offsetting to the front end-papers, perhaps from glue from a bookplate that is no longer present? SIGNED BY FRED A. YOUNG on the colophon. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. GKK1020-014. Very Good. LIMITED EDITION of 375 numbered copies, this is number 48. The colophon records the location of the Sterling Press as 1150 Santee Street in Los Angeles. This is a very nice copy of an elegantly printed tribute to wives, printed by Fred A. Young… Read more
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Waterways of the Fens: An Essay of the Commercial Archaeology of the Cambridge Region. With Drawings by Warwick Hutton

by Peter Eden

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Cambridge:: University Printing House,, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Warwick Hutton. LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies, printed on laid, watermarked Abbey Mills, Greenfield paper. 8vo. 8 x 6 7/16 inches. 69 pp. 2 maps, drawings throughout; text clean, unmarked. Quarter tan cloth, brown paper over boards, elaborate gilt design of a boat on front cover, spine titled in black; binding square and tight, light shelf wear. Very Good. Cambridge grew up hard pressed upon the wetlands known as the Fens. This book traces the commercial life that grew up around these wetlands over centuries. The shapes of the drawings were dictated by their subject matter, presenting a number of challenges to the page designer. Crutchley, A Printer's Christmas Books, p. 39.
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The Kaleidoscope of Science: The Israel Colloquium: Studies in History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science - Volume 1

by Edna Ullmann-Margalit, editor

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9789027721594
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9027721599
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Dordrecht, etc: D. Reidel, 1986. Paperback. Very Good. Series: Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, No. 94. Trade Paperback. xii, 250 pp. 19 contributions on the history, philosophy, and sociology science, index; text clean, un-marked. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight, shelf wear, some fading to covers, lower corner bumped. An excellent working copy from the private collection of Richard Popkin, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at UCLA. Your order receives my personal attention.
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California Blue Book, Or State Roster 1891

by Edwin Green Waite, editor

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Sacramento, CA:: State Printing Office,, 1891. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies, this is the first of a series of Rosters showing the major players and institutions in the state of California. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 inches. 278 pp. Contains the text of both the US and California State Constitutions, 7 plates, 3 folding color maps, 2 folding sample ballots, numerous tables throughout, index; text clean, unmarked, the folding maps and ballots have small tears only one of which affects the printed material, pages lightly toned. Blind- and gilt-stamped pale blue cloth, beveled edges; binding square and tight, rubbed, corners bumped, spotting and soiling to covers. SCARCE. Very Good. Edwin G. Waite was a goldminer, newspaper man, author, and politician. He first entered the California State Assembly in 1855, representing Alameda. Waite was a newspaperman associated with the Nevada Daily Transcript, Nevada City. Waite is one of the contributors to The Discovery of… Read more
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The Town Pump: An American Comedy

The Town Pump: An American Comedy

by Charley Ellsworth Grapewin.

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Los Angeles:: Thomas Perry Stricker,, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 7 1/2 x 4 5/8 inches. [viii], 232 pp. Half-title, title-page decoration of the town pump under a tree designed by Will Cheney; text clean, unmarked. Half tan cloth, green paper sides, front cover repeats the Cheney design, green printed paper spine label, beautiful green facsimile dust-jacket with Cheney design on the front, jacket with plastic protector; binding square and tight, minor dust-soiling to top edge, inner hinge cracked at the foot of the gutter, but this is just cosmetic. Ownership signature on front free end-paper, "Property of L. L. Ostrow." Very Good. Perhaps this book is an autobiographical novel about Charley Grapevine's experiences in Hollywood? The story itself highlights the conflict between city- and country-life that characterized the internal cultural conflict within the United States in the 1920s and 30s. The basic story has to do with the rural village of Bowersville… Read more
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Uncommon Sound; The Left-Handed Guitar Players That Changed Music
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Uncommon Sound; The Left-Handed Guitar Players That Changed Music

by John Engel

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9782960061406
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2960061403
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Brussels, Belgium: Left Field Ventures, 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. New. Two volumes in slip case. Folio. 916 pp. Color and black-and-white photographs throughout, bibliography, index; text clean, un-marked. Silver-stamped black cloth, dust-jackets; binding square and tight. Includes a 20-track CD. Slip case with minor scuffing, shelf wear. Brand-New. Excellent! Your order receives my personal attention. This massive 920-page anthology explores popular music in all its guises through these 'wrong-sided' musicians - an unusual yet surprisingly coherent perspective. It is an exhaustively researched and richly illustrated collection of 150 in-depth artist portraits: mavericks and legendary artists that represent musical genres from all over the world, including folk, blues, jazz, rock, reggae, pop, punk, metal, R&B, country, and other forms like salsa, bossa, samba, Hawaiian, rai, shaabi, gnawa, gypsy, and flamenco.
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Fonderies de Caracteres et leur Materiel dans les Pays-Bas du XVe XIXe Siecle. Notice Historique...
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Fonderies de Caracteres et leur Materiel dans les Pays-Bas du XVe XIXe Siecle. Notice Historique Principalement d'apres les Donnees de la Collection Typographique de Joh. Enschede en Zonen a Haarlem

by Charles Enschede (1855-1919)

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Haarlem: De Erven F. Bohn, 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio. 15 x 11 11/16 inches. (xxxvi), 404 pp. Text in French, important data on the people and productions of the type foundries presented in tabular form, 1 color plate with printed tissue guard, 4848 figures which include not only type specimens, but many engravings and ornaments as well, index, 2 pages of corrections and additions at the rear; text clean unmarked except for some offsetting on half-title and pages iv-v, end-papers toned. Gilt- and blind-stamped beige cloth with added clear mylar dust-jacket; binding square and tight, covers foxed, especially on spine and edges of covers. CH814-231. Very Good. FIRST EDITION of this magisterial review of the productions of the type-foundries of the Netherlands from the 15th to the 19th centuries. The types documented here are found in the collections of the Dutch firm Joh. Enschede en Zonen in Haarlem, the Netherlands, which was founded in 1703. At the time, the firm bought out a… Read more
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Rationality and Science: A Memorial Volume for Moritz Schlick in Celebration of the Centennial of His Birth

by Eugene T. Gadol, editor

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9780387817217
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0387817212
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Vienna and New York: Springer, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New/None. 8vo. vi, 228 pp. Figures, bibliography of the writings of Moritz Schlick, notes on contributors, including Richard Popkin, "Schlick and Scepticism," and Sir Alfred J. Ayer, "The Vienna Circle"; text clean, un-marked. Blue cloth, no dust-jacket (as issued?); binding square and tight, minor shelf wear. Errata slip laid in. Excellent copy from the personal collection of Richard Popkin, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at UCLA. Your order receives my personal attention.
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The Homecoming of the Lost Book

The Homecoming of the Lost Book

by Eugenie Schwarzwald (1872-1940) and Albert Henry Allen (b. 1875), translator

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Chicago:: Black Cat Press,, 1961. Very Good. SECOND EDITION, LIMITED to 300 copies. Miniature Book. 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 inches. (27) pp. Color headpiece, tailpieces, text presented in French-fold format; text clean, unmarked, pages toned. Gilt-stamped navy leather boards; binding square and tight, all edges toned, very light shelf wear to covers. Mel Kavin's copy. Very Good. Printed with Modern Roman type faces, printed on Berestoke handmade paper that was purchased in 1935, "a few copies" bound in full leather [this being one of those] by Monastery Hill Bindery, Chicago, IL. Illustrations by Calvin Brazelton commissioned for this book. An English translation [commissioned by Forgue] from the original German about the pitfalls and rewards of lending one's books to friends. Eugenie Schwarzwald was an Austrian philanthropist, writer, and pedagogue, and one of the most lettered women of her time. Forgue originally printed this text in 1939 for a small 12mo edition in wrappers.… Read more
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