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TLS.

RICKENBACKER, Eddie V.

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New York: Eastern Airlinds, 1947. Two-page typed letter, signed by Rickenbaker and date 1947. Typed on Eastern Airline letterhead and in Eastern Airline envelope. The letter is dated November 17, 1947 and is written to Mr. Murray Rubinstein. Envelope a bit soiled but the letter is fine. A fine glimpse of a magnanimous hero. In the letter Eddie Rickenbacker is counseling Murray to keep up with his school work and to keep his part-time jobs if he truly wants to become an airplane designer. "There are many opportunities for a boy your age to earn money to help your parents give you the education by getting part-time jobs after school hours in the evening or even early in the morning before school as I did in my youth." Rickenbacker goes on the explain that he had to leave school in the 7th grade. The most telling statement comes soon after - "Do not worry about what other people think of you or have to say about your ambition, because they will probably never be of help to anyone, including themselves." Murra ... Read more

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San Francisco: Towne & Bacon's Excelsior Book and Job Printing Establishment, 1867. First edition. Quart. [56] pp. printed on stock of different colors. Publisher's printed boards with maroon cloth spine. Evidence of a small sticker to lower front cover, pencil owner signatures, calligraphic owner's small stamp to title page (inoffensive). A beautiful copy in the original boards. Assembled by the San Francisco Assaying and Refining Works this was an extremely important publication in a mining era. These tables revealed what could be expected value-wise from varying ore percentages. Also contains "Other Useful Tables Applicable to the Business of the Pacific Coast."

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Philadelphia: Burk & McFetridge, Printers and Lithographers, 1887. First edition. Oblong folio (24 x 19 inches). Unpaginated but [43] leaves. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt cover lettering. Endpaper creased and hinges a bit wobbly but a very good copy of a required book for Civil War enthusiasts.

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Taking Stock: Paintings and Sculpture by G. Harvey.

JONES, Gerald Harvey (aka G. HARVEY)

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Houston: Somerset House, (1986). First edition. Quarto. 151, [1] pp. Extensively illustrated including many in color. Publisher's gray cloth with silver spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. An excellent copy.

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Taking Stock: Paintings and Sculpture by G. Harvey.

JONES, Gerald Harvey (aka G. HARVEY)

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Houston: Somerset House, (1986). First edition. Inscribed by G. Harvey on the title page. Quarto. 151, [1] pp. Extensively illustrated including many in color. Publisher's gray cloth with silver spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. An excellent copy.

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Cincinnati: E. Morgan and Co., 1838. First edition. Octavo. 178 pp. Publisher's floral pattern diaper cloth. Later spine lettering in white. Last leaf absent. Rebacked old on new. Contains chapter "Putting a Black-Leg On Shore" that mentions a young gambler thought to be the infamous Jonathan Green. Benjamin Drake co-founded and for seven years was the editor of the Cincinnati Chronicle. Benjamin co-founded and for seven years was the editor of the Cincinnati Chronicle.

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Tales of the Sierras.

HAYES, J. W.

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Portland: F. W. Baltes, 1900. First edition. Octavo. 136 pp. Illustrated. Publisher's red cloth with front cover lettered and decorated in black. Large presentation on front endpaper by a D. C. Sullivan of Salem and dated 1900. A very clean and good copy.

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San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1939. First edition. Twelvemo. [10] pp. Publisher's printed blue wrappers. Minor sunning to edges. A very good copy. Francis P. Farquhar and his wife ,Marjory, commissioned the Grabhorn Press to print this little item as a Season's Greeting for 1939. This copy with the Farquhar's "Best Wishes for Happy New Year' card laid in.

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San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1939. First edition. Twelvemo. [10] pp. Publisher's printed blue wrappers. Minor sunning to edges. A very good copy. Francis P. Farquhar and his wife ,Marjory, commissioned the Grabhorn Press to print this little item as a Season's Greeting for 1939. This copy with the Farquhar's "Best Wishes for Happy New Year' card laid in.

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San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1939. First edition. Twelvemo. [10] pp. Publisher's printed blue wrappers. Minor sunning to edges. A very good copy. Francis P. Farquhar and his wife ,Marjory, commissioned the Grabhorn Press to print this little item as a Season's Greeting for 1939. This copy with the Farquhar's "Best Wishes for Happy New Year' card laid in.

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A Tangled Tale.

CARROLL, Lewis

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London: Macmillan and Co., 1885. First edition. Octavo. (viii), 152, [1], [1, ads] pp. With six illustrations by Arthur B. Frost. Publisher's red cloth, triple gilt fillet borders, central gilt medallion, gilt spine lettering, all edges gilt, black endpapers. Light toning to title page due to opposing tissue guard (as usual). Spine a bit faded. A very clean and attractive copy.

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Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 1940-41. First edition. Quarto. Unpaginated. Mimeographed from typewritten copy and printed on rectos only. Original blue buckram with gilt spine lettering. New Mexico map bookplate of former new Mexico senator Clindton P. Anderson. Aside fromt some minor joint and edge rubbing, a very good copy. Minutes of fifteen meetings, ranging from 4 to 15 pp. each. The Taos County Project was a visionary and far-reaching attempt to deal with the many problems of the rural Hispanic and Indian populations of Taos County. Representatives of isolated villages attended the meetings and requested help on such issues as community land grants and land loss, water problems, farming, schools, the WPA and other government programs. The meetings were very well attended by Taos community leaders, including artists such as Victor Higgins and Mrs. O. E. Berninghaus.

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1933. First edition of the first American book devoted entirely to tattooing. Octavo. xii, 171, [1] pp. plus 3 full page color illustrations and 24 full page black-and-white illustrations. Publisher's blue cloth with print paper spine label bearing a tattoo image of a snake and lettering. In the original pictorial dust jacket. Some lightening to spine lettering on jacket, Jacket with 1/4 inch from both top and bottom trimmed copy and with a couple of short tears. Front hinge minutely weak but a very good and clean of an important work in the original dust jacket. A very good copy of this pioneering source work on tattooing in America. "Parry's book caused a sensation when it was published and many reviews and excerpts were printed in magazines such as Esquire, American Mercury, Modern Mechanic and Scientific American. Most of these reviews focused on the startling revelation that tattooing and sex were connected Following is Phil Sparrow's (also known as Samuel Steward) comments ... Read more

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Chicago: [The Author], [1920s]. Third edition, revised and enlarge. Ocyavo. 147, [1, inex] pp. Well illustrated. Publisher's green printed wrappers, cover with red lettering and black art nouveau designs. Top corner a bit bent else a very good copy. D. M. Campana was an Italian-born American who studied in Venice and later taught art in Chicago. He also founded a company that sells art supplies (still extant). His specialty was the painting of China porcelain. "There is scarcely a china painter who does not know the name of D.M. Campana for it has been one of the most prominent in the field for well over half a century. Mr. Campana founded the Campana Art Company at the turn of the century with china painting materials as its specialty. Has developed his own line of excellent china colors which he used in painting all his fine works and which are sold with his name exclusively... He won many medals and prizes for his most unusual approach in this medium. His method of painting was to apply the basic col ... Read more

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Various places: Various pubisher's, 1966-91. All first editions. One quarto, the remainder octavos. Many limited, some signed. All in very good condition in the publisher's original wrappers. "Beginning in 1964 Glenn Todd worked as a printer for the San Francisco fine printers and publishers Andrew Hoyem, Grabhorn-Hoyem, and then Arion Press, where he became an editor and wrote introductions to some of its publications. He was the author of a monograph on the history of poems written in graphic arrangements for Shaped Poetry and introductory essays to The Temple of Flora, The Captivity Narrative of Hannah Duston, and Eureka by Edgar Allan Poe." (PBA) The Jack Rabbit Poem by James Alexander. White Rabbit Press, [1966], San Francisco. One of 750 copies bound in wrappers. The Route of the Phoebe Snow by Pamela Millward. Coyote, 1966, [San Francisco?]. Inscribed with signature of the author. Out of Sight Magazine of Literature edited by Gino Clays and Pamela Millward. Vol. 1, no. 2.Kamikaze Press, ... Read more

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Sacramento: Alfred A. Hart, Artist, 1866-69. Ten original stereo cards on Alfred A. Hart mounts showing construction of the Central Pacific Railroad. 6 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches. All titled "Central Pacific Railroad" on the front margin, all with numbers and captions, and all with Hart imprints on the verso. As official photographer of the Central Pacific Railroad, Alfred A. Hart spent five years documenting the construction of this legendary railroad from Sacramento, California, to Promontory Summit, Utah. Between 1864 and 1869, Hart accompanied the engineers and crews as they made their way across valleys, deserts, and mountains, building trestles, digging tunnels, and constructing enormous embankments. The Central Pacific Railroad maintained a high regard for Hart's role as photographer, allowing him to stop trains and work crews for the time needed to set up his camera and make his photographs. He took 364 historic stereoviews of the railroad construction in the 1860s. Hart sold his negatives to Carleton Watki ... Read more

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Flagstaff: Northland Press, (1976). First edition. One of 150 numbered and specially bound copies, signed by 22 CA artists mentioned in this book. Quarto. x, 213, [1] pp. Nicely illustrated with numerous color plates. Publisher's quarter blue morocco over blue cloth, silver spine lettering, marbled endpapers, slipcase with morocco lettering label. A fine copy.

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Buffalo: Baker, Jone & Co., 1880. First edition. Octavo. 343, [1] pp. Frontispiece portrait. Publisher's brown cloth, covers with blind-stamped frames an corner devices, gilt spine lettering, gilt floral device on front, gray-green endpapers, marbled edges. Tips a bit bumped but overall a very good and clean copy in the handsome original binding. "Mary McNair Mathews' memoir, Ten Years in Nevada or Life on the Pacific Coast, established her as an early chronicler of life in Virginia City, Nevada. Mathews was born in western New York in 1834 and attended Oberlin College in Ohio. Widowed by the time she learned of her younger brother's death in Virginia City in 1869, Mathews sold her hoop skirt business, packed up her young son Charlie, and headed west to investigate the circumstances of her brother's death and the status of his estate. She remained on the Comstock for almost nine years, working various jobs to support herself and her son. Mathews owned and operated a lodging house, ran a school from her hom ... Read more

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Tendril in the Mesh.

EVERSON, William

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Los Angeles: Cayucos Books, 1973. First edition. One of 250 copies, signed by Everson, designed and printed by Clifford Burke at Cranium Press. Folio. [40] pp. Tile printed in black, gold and red. Publisher's quarter beige morocco over patterned paper boards, title in blind on spine. Prospectus laid in. An excellent copy.

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Philadelphia: Presbyterian Publication Committee, (1969). First edition. Octavo. 381, [1] pp. including two full page maps (Turkey and Persia & Nestorian Country) and 28 illustrations (many full page including frontispiece portrait). Publisher's brown cloth with gilt spine lettering within a gilt frame and gilt gilt coat of arms for the Shah of Iran (also on spine), chocolate endpapers. Some wear to spine extremities and joints but a very good, tight and clean copy in a solid publisher's binding. A recounting of the author's time in the Near East. Rhea died on Sept. 5, 1865 in Alisheh. Persia. He was a minister to Persia and was buried in Mt. Sair, Persia. An in depth look, if though jaundiced eyes, at Iran in the 1850s and 60s.

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