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California State Fair & Exposition, Cookery: 6 vols. 1949 and 1953-59.

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [Sacramento], [California State Printing Office], 1949, 1953-59

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. View more info

A Specimen of Metal Ornaments cast at the Letter Foundery fo Binny & Ronaldson.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: [Meriden, Connecticut], {Meriden Gravure Co.], [1924]

Edition: Facsimile Edition, 600 copies printed

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. View more info

Type Specimens: Meriden - Stinehour.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

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 dateFry's Baskerville; Baskervill; Bembo; Fournier; Galliard; Garamond; Janson; Palatino; Pilgrim; Sabon; Snell Roundhand; Times; Trump Mediaeval; Walbaum; Frutiger; Helvetica. View more info

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.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: France, Figuration Critique, 1985

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 b... View more info

The Manual of Linotype Typography. Prepared to aid Users and Producers of Printing in securing Greater Unity and Real Beauty in the Printed Page.

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Mergenthaler Linotype Co., [1923]

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. View more info

Image for Cover title: Specimen Book of Type Faces, Monotype Composition Company, San Francisco, Typsetters and Typefounders.

Cover title: Specimen Book of Type Faces, Monotype Composition Company, San Francisco, Typsetters and Typefounders.

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco & Oakland, Monotype Compostion Co., [1925]

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." View more info

Specimen Showings, Lanston Monotype Machine Company.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philidelphia, Lanston Monotype, [c. 1953]

[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. View more info

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Vinhos Cruzeiro, Luis Michielon & Cia. Caxias - R. G. Do Sul, Brasil. [c. 1942]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

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. View more info

Journal of the Eighth Session of The Assembly of the State of California.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sacramento, James Allen, State Printer, 1857

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. View more info

San Mateo County, California. A Brief and Uncolored Statement.

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: [San Mateo], The San Mateo County Development Assoc., [1914]

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. View more info

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Official Programme and Souvenir, Native Sons of the Golden West. Ninth September Meeting, San Francisco 1890.

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

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. View more info

Misc. Titles.

By: N/A

Price: $386.00

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The Rampaging Herd: a Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men & Events in the Cattle Industry.

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, 1959

Edition: First Edition

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. View more info

The Broad-Axe Los Angeles, Tuesday, August 31, 1875. A Campaign Newspaper

By: ADLER, Pat.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, La Siesta Press, [1964]

Edition: First Edition, with facsimile of the 1875 paper

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 View more info