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1 A Specimen of Metal Ornaments cast at the Letter Foundery fo Binny & Ronaldson.
[Meriden, Connecticut]: {Meriden Gravure Co.], [1924]. Facsimile Edition, 600 copies printed. Hard Cover, Fine condition 
Tall 8vo; cloth over gray paper boards. An exact reproduction, in collotype, of the first type-founer's specimen book to be issued in America. Includes 2 folding plates. A keepsake of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, no. 51 in the series, donated by Meriden Gravure. American Inst. announcement laid in.

Price: 50.00 USD
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2 California State Fair & Exposition, Cookery: 6 vols. 1949 and 1953-59.
[Sacramento]: [California State Printing Office], 1949, 1953-59. Dampstain to spines affecting page margins at bottom hinges, otherwise clean copies. Overall good or better condition. 
8vo; stapled, printed wrappers in various colors; black & white frontis photos; cover subtitles: Centennial Cookery, 1949; International Cookery, 1953-1955; California Cookery, 1956 & 1957. Program menus & recipes in each year's volume for cooking demonstrations and competitions.

Price: 35.00 USD
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Cover title: Specimen Book of Type Faces, Monotype Composition Company, San Francisco, Typsetters and Typefounders.
3 Cover title: Specimen Book of Type Faces, Monotype Composition Company, San Francisco, Typsetters and Typefounders.
San Francisco & Oakland: Monotype Compostion Co., [1925]. Thumb size piece out lower right corner front cover; light damping to bottom edge of title diminishing through first half of text pages, otherwise good, solid condition. 
130 pp., plus ad for European typefaces and price list; 10" x 6"; decorated brad bound stiff wrappers; paper title label on front cover;

"Specimens of new and exclusive and of ordinary type faces, ornaments, borders, rules, and many miscellaneous characters.". 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4 De Paris A San Francisco, Fort Mason Center. Avec le concours du Centre National des Arts Plastiques (F. I. A. C. R. E.). Premiere parution d'une publication editee par Figuration Critique.
France: Figuration Critique, 1985. Softcover, Very Good condition 
Unpaginated, (approx. 250 pp.); oblong 16m0, 6" x 8.25"; illustrated brown wrappers; full page halftone reproductions throughout, excluding six pages of explanatory text in English & French. Light wear to extremities; creasing to leading lower edge.

Appears to be an early, if not the first publication of this association of artists defined on their current website [in a google translation]: a point of convergence for artists of different sensitivities but which all assert the choice of the figuration to propose a rebuilding of reality where the permanent questioning (critical) on the human one and his environment is integrated in a process of contemporary creation. Founding members listed: Mirabelle Dors, Maurice Rapin, Yak Rivais.. 290223418X / 9782902234189 
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5 Journal of the Eighth Session of The Assembly of the State of California.
Sacramento: James Allen, State Printer, 1857. Hard Cover, Very Good condition 
992 pps.; 8vo; original half-calf over marbled boards; red & black leather spine labels. Joints tender but hinges firm; endpapers foxed with very light stain to corner margin of last 50 pages; occassional foxing and moderate tanning to text pages. Protected in clear mylar cover.

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Official Programme and Souvenir, Native Sons of the Golden West.  Ninth September Meeting, San Francisco 1890.
6 Official Programme and Souvenir, Native Sons of the Golden West. Ninth September Meeting, San Francisco 1890.
Soft Cover, Good Condition 
62 pp., plus (2) p. advertisements; oblong 12mo [6.75" x 10.5"]; stapled wrappers, illustrated with color lithograph; advertisements inside from & back covers; black & white portrait photographs and 12 full page plates of advertisements. Front cover with chips at top edge, a 2" angular crack from top edge near spine; crack at foot of spine with half-inch loss; minor chips at bottom edges; 2" closed tear to title page near gutter.

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7 San Mateo County, California. A Brief and Uncolored Statement.
[San Mateo]: The San Mateo County Development Assoc., [1914]. Fine condition 
32 pp. 7.75" x 5"; illustrated stiff wrappers; black & white photographs; tables showing cultivated acreage along the ocean from Salada Beach to Pescadero; table showing monthly individual commute fares between San Francisco and points named down the Peninsula, compared with like fares in effect elsewhere for similar distances. Map on back cover.

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8 Specimen Showings, Lanston Monotype Machine Company.
Philidelphia: Lanston Monotype, [c. 1953]. Sunning to edges of cover. Very good condition. 
[22] pp.; 4to; spiral bound, printed blue paper covers; includes specimen examples of, Bembo, Bembo Bold Perpetua, Perpetua Bold, Plantin, Plantin Bold,Times New Roman, Times Bold, Times Bold Italic, Times New Roman Semi-Bold, Times New Roman Wide.

Frederic Goudy was Art Director at Lanston, 1920 to 1939.. 
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9 The Manual of Linotype Typography. Prepared to aid Users and Producers of Printing in securing Greater Unity and Real Beauty in the Printed Page.
Brooklyn: Mergenthaler Linotype Co., [1923]. Minor shelf wear bottom edge, jacket flap partially affixed to rear pastedown. Very good or better condition. 
256 pp., tipped in frontis illus.; specimen examples throughout. Typographical plan and critical commentary by William Dana Orcutt if co-operation with Edward E. Bartlett, director of Linotype Typography.

Price: 125.00 USD
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10 Three Softcovers: Shirley Letters ; Starr, Calif. Dream ; PB Black Soldiers in Civil War.

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11 Type Specimens: Meriden - Stinehour.
Fine condition 
24 folded sheets of various fonts, including 6 duplicates, in portfolio; photo postcard entitled "The Bisbee Press, predecessor of The Stinehour Press, in the 1930's," laid in. No date

Fry's Baskerville; Baskervill; Bembo; Fournier; Galliard; Garamond; Janson; Palatino; Pilgrim; Sabon; Snell Roundhand; Times; Trump Mediaeval; Walbaum; Frutiger; Helvetica.. 
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Vinhos Cruzeiro, Luis Michielon & Cia.  Caxias - R. G. Do Sul, Brasil. [c. 1942]
12 Vinhos Cruzeiro, Luis Michielon & Cia. Caxias - R. G. Do Sul, Brasil. [c. 1942]
Fine condition 
Promotional booklet; 32 pps.; 7" x 5"; pictorial, stapled wrappers; full color lithography [as shown on cover] on every page. Descriptions of wines, sparkling wines, aperitifs, etc. all litho illustrated. Includes a double page illustration of the winery and a double page photo of the laboratory. Text in Portuguese. Scarce.

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13 Adams, Ramon F. The Rampaging Herd: a Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men & Events in the Cattle Industry.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1959. First Edition. Hard Cover, Very Good in Poor dj 
8vo. Green cloth in tattered dust jacket; tape mends inside jacket; rear flap re-attached with tape; protected with mylar wrap. Jeff Dykes catalogue 25, 'A Range Man's Library', laid in.

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14 ADLER, Pat. The Broad-Axe Los Angeles, Tuesday, August 31, 1875. A Campaign Newspaper
Glendale, CA: La Siesta Press, [1964]. First Edition, with facsimile of the 1875 paper. Ex-lib; two one line stamps top & bottom edge of envelope and booklet; else near fine 
12 pp., 4to; printed white wrappers; text illus. with drawings and b&w photos; 15" x 11" sheet, horizontal fold; printed on both sides, a photo reproduction of the original. Both enclosed in original publishers pictorial portfolio, printed in black & red with decorations.

" a thorough but witty discussion of the 1875 campaign, its newspapers and editors." A California Heritage Portfolio. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Dossier A - Z  73, Association Typographique Internationale., Baudin, Ferdinand and John Dreyfus.
15 Baudin, Ferdinand and John Dreyfus. Dossier A - Z 73, Association Typographique Internationale.
Andenne, Belgium: Printed by Remy Magrermans, 1973. Edition limited to 1000 copies,. Minor bump to spine, else about fine condition. 
152 pp.; decorative wrappers; typographic & graphic designs and photos adorn contributions by Baudin, Dreyfus, Levi-Strauss, Masai, Tschichold, Wendt, and many other notables in the field. Small book label of Albert Sperisen inside front cover.

Price: 150.00 USD
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16 Bell, Inglis F. Bell & Donald Baird. The English Novel 1578- 1956: a Checklist of Twentieth-Century Criticisms.
Denver: Alan Swallow, 1958. Wraps, Very Good 
8vo. Ownership signature and date stamp on front endpaper.

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17 BELL, Young. Forty Years in the Cow Business in Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona.
[Cisco, TX]: [Longhorn Press], [1959]. First Edition, signed by the author on dedication page. Ex-lib with only a rectangular stamp on white label; minor sticker removal blemish corner of front cover, otherwise a crisp copy; very good thus. 
91 pp.; 8vo; pictorial red, stapled wrappers; white title label over original cover title; b&w photos.

Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Boddy, E. Manchester. The Yellow Trail (A Story of Salmon River Gold)
Los Angeles: Times-Mirror, [1922]. First Edition. Spine cocked; light cover wear; ownership signature on front endpaper in pencil; very good copy thus. 
296 pp.; 8vo; no dust jacket; yellow cloth with cover illustration stamped in black.

"Peter Alden Jr., drifted into Moapa, Montana, with the first November snow . . . as he leaned against the wind and walked defiantly into it. His skin was stung with cruel biting lashes, and he wanted it so.". 
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Recollections and Opinions of an Old Pioneer., Burnett, Peter H.
19 Burnett, Peter H. Recollections and Opinions of an Old Pioneer.
N.Y.: D. Appleton and Company, 1880. 1st Edition. Hard Cover, Fine condition 
xiii, 448 pp., plus (6) ads; (8vo), original brown cloth decorated and lettered in gilt and black. Title page very slightly darkened, appears a little blanched along the gutter about one inch. Otherwise an almost pristine copy.

Burnett left his home in Missouri in 1843 a traveled to Oregon in the same company as Applegate, Lenox and Whitman. "This volume is important since it is the reminiscences of the first governor of California, but even more since it is the record of an early Oregonian who forsook the territory to which he had emigrated from Missouri and joined the gold rush to California in 1848" -Zamorano, No. 13). Burnett left the mines after little more than a month, on Dec. 19, 1849, taking a job at Sutter's Fort as John A. Sutter, Jr.'s agent. Among his early reminiscences is his account of a sermon by Joseph Smith in Far West, Missouri, in 1838. Cowan II, p.86; Kurutz, 99.. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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20 Caballo, Ernesto. Prosit!
Torino: E.P.R. Della Sipra, (1950's). Wraps, Very Good 
Square 8vo. Grey wrappers. Forty-eight examples of Italian wine labels from 1860 to 1937, though most are dated in the nineteenth century. Each label tipped in, one per page including front and back covers, with accompanying text in Italian. Corner loss on cover label; minor tanning at extremities; otherwise, very good condition.

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