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Frank Norris, Collected Letters Compiled and Annotated by Jesse S. Crisler

By: NORRIS, FRANK.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1986

Edition: 500 copies printed by Will Henry Powers and Wesley B. Tanner.

Seller ID: 1442

Condition: Fine condition


238 pp.; 4to; red cloth back over patterned paper boards; black spine label stamped in gilt; lacking plain paper jacket; title page woodcut portrait of Norris by Rik Olson; full page reproduction of oil painting of Norris by Ernest Piexotto. An autograph letter from Wesley Tanner to Jim & Carolyn Robertson of the Yolla Bolly Press, on Tanner's letterhead is laid in: "Both Will & I thought you would like to have a copy of this Book Club Book. I know how much you went to bat for us . . ." View more info

The Surrender of Santiago. An Account of the Historic Surrender of Santiago to General Shafter, July 17, 1898.

By: Norris, Frank.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Paul Elder: 1917

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 6826

Condition: Fine condition


i-vi, 26 pp.; 16mo; frontis photo of Gen. Shafter; wrappers printed in soft orange and black, sting ties; issued by Paul Elder & Co. at their Tomoye Press."Apparently a keepsake for donors to the Red Cross Funds. Prior periodical publication as "Untold Thrilling Account of Santiago's Surrender". [McElrath D2] View more info

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The Octopus, A Story of California.

By: Norris, Frank.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: N.Y., Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1901

Edition: First Editions, First Printing

Seller ID: 3486

Condition: Very Good condition


652 pp.; 8vo; original gilt stamped red cloth with publisher's spine imprint in sans serif face; J.J. Little device on copyright; textual points conform to BAL 10536 chart for first printing; uncorrected last line page 526. Front pastedown with bookplate of American economist Jeremiah W. Jenks, author of The Trust Problem [1900], was active in The National Civic Federation, and worked on anti-trust legislation. This initial volume in Norris's projected trilogy on American wheat dealt with the its production in California and the fight between wheat farmers and the railroad trusts. Moderate wea... View more info

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Frank Norris, Collected Letters Compiled and Annotated by Jesse S. Crisler

By: NORRIS, FRANK.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1986

Edition: 500 copies printed by Will Henry Powers and Wesley B. Tanner.

Seller ID: 8794

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


238 pp.; 4to; red cloth back over patterned paper boards; black spine label stamped in gilt; in plain paper jacket; title page woodcut portrait of Norris by Rik Olson; full page reproduction of oil painting of Norris by Ernest Piexotto. View more info