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The Discovery of Florida, Being a True Relation of the Vicissitudes That Attended the Governor Don Hernando de Soto and Some Nobles of Portugal in the Discovery of Florida. Now Just Given by a Fidalgo of Elvas

by Fidalgo of Elvas

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San Francisco:: Printed at the Grabhorn Press for the Book Club of California,, 1946. First Edition, thus. Hardcover. Very Good. LIMITED EDITION of 280 copies, printed in hand-set Franciscan type by Robert and Jane Grabhorn and printed on handmade paper from France - press work by Edwin Grabhorn and Sherwood Grover. Translation by Buckingham Smith, with a new Introduction by George P. Hammond. Folio. 13 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches. (viii), (108) pp. 48 wood-cuts in red, yellow and black designed by Mallette Dean including coat of arms on the title page, initials, and special printer's device; text clean, unmarked. White cloth spine, decorative paper over boards, sprinted paper spine label; binding square and tight, shelf wear and soiling, some offsetting to end-papers. Very Good. This volume contains the most detailed and carefully written account of the explorations of Hernando de Soto (1496-1542), Governor of Florida, who set out to explore Florida in 1539. This work remains "one of the… Read more
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Incunabula in the Hanes Collection of the Library of the University of North Carolina

Incunabula in the Hanes Collection of the Library of the University of North Carolina

by Olan V. Cook (1905-1969), compiler

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Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1960. Second Edition. Very Good. SECOND EDITION, enlarged. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. xvii, 180 pp. Lists 536 incunabla by place of publication and cross-indexed; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped green cloth, fore-edge untrimmed; binding square and tight, rubbing on edges. Ivy Trent'copy without distinguishing marks. Very Good. The Hanes Foundation was established to aid the study of the origin and development of the book. This particular publication is a list of books printed in the fifteenth century. The arrangement is chronological, based on the earliest date of printing, and grouped under country, town, and printer." (Preface).
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Claes Oldenburg, sculptures & lithographs at Gemini, 1988-91

by Claes OLDENBERG

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Los Angeles: Gemini G. E. L, 1991. First Edition. Spiral-bound. New. Claes Oldenburg. 12mo. 65 pp. 18 color lithographs (2 folding), checklist of the exhibition; text clean, un-marked. Spiral-bound printed boards; minor shelf / use wear. Fine. Your order receives my personal attention.
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Architects and Artists: The Work of Ernest and Esther Born

Architects and Artists: The Work of Ernest and Esther Born

by Nicolas Olsberg

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San Francisco:: Book Club of California,, 2015. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. Signed by Author. Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 234. LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this is copy number 122, SIGNED by the author and Ernest and Ester Born’s daughter, Bea Born Roberts, and grand-daughter, Karen Angell-Mendez, on November 3, 2015 at the Los Angeles release party for the book. Designed by Michiko Toki, Toki Design. 4to. 12 1/4 x 9 5/16 inches. 264 pp. Illustrated throughout in color and black and white including photographs and drawings, chronology; text clean, unmarked. Blind-stamped grey cloth, spine titled in silver, slip case; binding square and tight. SIGNED by the author on the colophon. Fine. At once a serious contribution to the literature on modern architecture and design, and a rich and varied visual feast, this publication makes evident the legendary draftsmanship and graphic inventiveness of Ernest Born and rediscovers the brilliant photographic… Read more
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Cawston Ostrich Farm

by Cawston Ostrich Farm

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South Pasadena: Cawston Ostrich Farm, 1907. Loose Leaf. Very Good. No Date, but circa 1907. Trade Card. 5 3/8 x 3 1/4 inches. Heavy card stock printed on both sides; recto with a black-and-white half-tone illustration of a man (Edwin Cawston?) riding an ostrich while wearing a suit and a bowler hat, the verso with a decorative initial and a description of the Farm; small abrasion on the illustration (minor), corners a bit worn. SCARCE. Very Good. Scarce early trade card for Cawston Ostrich Farm, and the salesroom of "the new industry, the manufacture of Ostrich Feathers at South Pasadena Ostrich Farm." The Cawston Ostrich Farm, located on nine acres in the Arroyo Seco in South Pasadena, was opened in 1886, the first Ostrich Farm in the United States. In 1885 Edwin Cawston shipped 50 birds from South Africa to Galveston, Texas, and then put the birds on a train to Southern California. Despite a mortality rate of 64 percent, the population of ostriches at the farm reached over 1,000… Read more
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Only in Cloth: Publishers' Bookbindings 1830-1910. An Exhibition from the Collection of...

Only in Cloth: Publishers' Bookbindings 1830-1910. An Exhibition from the Collection of Calvin P. Otto on Display in the Rotunda of the University of Virginia. 18 September - 22 December 1997

by Calvin P. Otto (1930-2000)

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Charlottesville: Book Arts Press, 1998. First Edition. Pamphlet. Very Good. FIRST EDITION of this catalogue from a 1997 exhibition of the Calvin P. Otto Collection at the University of Virginia. Pamphlet. 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. 48 pp. Black-and-white photographs of book bindings throughout, tipped-in sample of book cloth on p. 29, glossary, reference list of books in the exhibition; text clean, unmarked. Gray wrappers, printed paper front cover label, stapled; binding tight with very light shelf wear and lightly tanned at spine. Xerox copies of 4 decorative cloth bindings laid-in. MM319-051. Very Good. Otto was a community activist and library advocate who co-founded the American Ephemera Society and The Virginia Festival of the book, among other events. The exhibition of Otto's collection featured "a visual story of the development of European and American book cloth and book cover designs from 1830-1910.
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Drei Fruhdrucke zur Reichsgeschicte

Drei Fruhdrucke zur Reichsgeschicte

by Otto Schottenloher, editor

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Leipzig:: Kommissionsverlag Otto Harrassowitz,, 1938. First Edition, thus. Hardcover. Like New. The title page continues with a list of the titles reprinted here: Die Erwahlung Maximilians zum Romischen Konig 1486 (Mainz: Peter Schoffer). Das Begangnis Friedrichs III. 1493 (Mainze: Peter Schoffer). Die Belehnungen der deutschen Fursten auf dem Reichstag zu Worms 1495 (Nurnberg): Peter Wagner). Series: Veroffentlichungen der Gesellschaft fur Typenkunde des XV. Jahrhunderts - Wiegendruckgesellschaft - Reihe B, Seltenze Fruhdrucke in Nachbildungen, No. II. Tall Narrow 8vo. 12 3/8 x 5 inches. (30), [60] pp. 9 woodcut figures, bibliography, 60 pages of facsimiles which include 1 woodcut figure; text clean unmarked. Quarter tan cloth, white-stamped blue paper over boards, spine titled in black; binding square and tight. Fine. Three facsimile reprints of early German printed books relating to the history of the Holy Roman Empire under Maximilian I (1459-1519).
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Printing at the Daniel Press, Being a Description and Analysis of Fifty-Two Proof and Rejected Sheets from the Press of the Reverend Henry Daniel at Worcester College, Oxford in the Late Nineteenth Century, with some Deductions Regarding his Printing Practices

by Martyn Ould

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Bath:: The Old School Press,, 2011. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. LIMITED EDITION of 95 copies, this is number 58 printed with machine-set 12 point Caslon with title text in Caslon Old Face added by hand, printed on Turkey Mill wove paper. 4to. 9 1/4 x 7 inches. [viii], (24) pp. 12 color plates; text clean, unmarked. Quarter tan cloth, blue paper over boards, printed paper spine label, blue end-papers; binding square and tight. Fine. By studying proof sheets surviving from the Daniel Press, Ould provides a thorough analysis of C. H. O. Daniel's printing methods, including design, type, composition, proofing, and correcting errors.
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