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Exhibition of the Frank V. de Bellis Etruscan, Greco-Roman Collection.

By: Frank V. De Bellis; .

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [San Francisco], The Library, San Francisco State College: 1960

Seller ID: 6748

Condition: Fine condition


[43] p.; 8vo; illus., map; 1000 copies designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy, on the occasion of the presentation of the Collection as a permanent addition to San Francisco State College, on March 31, 1960.The exhibit was held March 31st to June 11th, 1960. Historical notes and listings were compiled by Andreina Leanza B. Colonna. View more info

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Themes in Aquatint. [With sample plate in Prospectus]

By: FRANKLIN, COLIN.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8982

Condition: Fine condition in good jacket


500 copies printed. (104) pp.; folio; bound in beige, terra cotta and black cockerell boards with red cloth back, spine lettered in gold. Designed by John Dreyfus, and printed at the Cambridge University Press. Illustrated with sixteen plates in color. Book label, 'ex-libris' Bernard Rosenthal' bottom edge front pastedown near hinge. This copy with Prospectus and sample plate (16. William Daniell, Lynmouth on the coast of North Devon, 1814), laid in. Also a printed announcement for members "Owing to a breakdown at the bindery in England, Themes in Aquatint wil be slightly delayed / The Pub... View more info

[Exhibition Catalog] Fred Martin. Paintings, Collages, Drawings, Prints.

By: Fred Maritin.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art: 1973

Seller ID: 8054

Condition: Very Good condition


Unpages; (42) pp.,; oblong 8vo; illustrated white wrappers; reproductions in black & white; bibliograpy, biography. Sticker removal abrasion front cover; light soil along spine. View more info

(Exhibition Catag) George Grosz, 1893-1959.

By: George Grosz; Dr. Walter Huder.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berlin, Goethe Institutes: no date, c. 1960

Seller ID: 8016

Condition: Near Fine condition


15 pp.; sq 8vo; stapled red wrappers printed in black; 3 tipped-in color plates; 1 drawing; biograpical chronology. Printed & typed slip laid in "Compliments of the Goethe Institute San Francisco, signed by Erika Hansen. Small hand stamp "Rare Editions of Prints" below title. Faint impression from paper clip front cover."This exhibition has been prepared by Dr. Walter Huder of the Akademie der Kunste, Berlin; it is shown at the Goethe Institutes in the USA and Canada." View more info

All Things Bright & Beautiful. California Impressionist Paintings from The Irvine Museum.

By: Gerdts, William H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Irvine, CA, The Irvine Museum of Art: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5636

ISBN: 0963546821

Condition: As New


204 pp.; 4to; cloth, in pictorial dust jacket; 106 illustrations including 70 in full color; bibliography, artists' biographies, index. View more info

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From the Inside Out.

By: GOODMAN, SUSAN TUMARKIN, ORGANIZED BY; ESSAY BY ARTHUR C. DANTO.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Jewish Museum: (1993)

Seller ID: 8685

ISBN: 0873340671

Condition: Fine condition


Exhibition catalog; 59 pp., includes select bibliographies, exhibition and performance list; 4to; blue wrappers; b&w and color photographs throughout. View more info

Common Place Book Six.

By: Grover, Sherwood, and James D. Hammond, compilers & editors.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Aptos & Woodside, The Grace Hoper Press: 1983

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 6759

Condition: Fine condition


200 copies printed, of which 75 copies ere printed on Curtis Tweedweave Text for private distribution. This copy on Tweedweave. Forty-seven pages; tall 4to; beige cloth spine lettered in gilt over illustrated paper and boards. Publisher's announcement laid in.Another delightful collection of whimsical, sometimes serious quotations from world literature, beautifully rendered in type & ornament, as in: A CROTCHETY VIENNESE TEMPER TANTRUM: BAH! the last trouser button of my patience has snapped. From Jokes and their Relationship the the Unconscious, Sigmund Freud. Or, Tempest in a Teapo... View more info

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A Fragment from Commonplace book Seven: Work-in-Progress by Sherwood Grover (1913-1986) for his Grace Hoper Press.

By: Grover, Sherwood.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Roxburghe Club: 1987

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 6758

Condition: Fine condition


225 copies completed at Moving Parts Press. 26 pp.; 4to; blue wrappers printed in black; printed in two colors throughout, with page 10 containing three colors. "As Felicia Rice notes in her moving introduction to this work, Sherwood Grover had typeset and fully competed printing, folding and collating ten of the twenty-two quotations into one signature of COMMONPLACE BOOK SEVEN. A second signature required only the the second (red) color to be complete. When Grover Sidney died in July, 1986, the ink was on the press and the forms were left standing. These Sheets have now been completed by... View more info

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A Fragment from Commonplace book Seven: Work-in-Progress by Sherwood Grover (1913-1986) for his Grace Hoper Press.

By: GROVER, SHERWOOD.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Roxburghe Club: 1987

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8508

Condition: Fine condition


225 copies completed at Moving Parts Press. 26 pp.; 4to; blue wrappers printed in black; printed in two colors throughout, with page 10 containing three colors. "As Felicia Rice notes in her moving introduction to this work, Sherwood Grover had typeset and fully competed printing, folding and collating ten of the twenty-two quotations into one signature of COMMONPLACE BOOK SEVEN. A second signature required only the the second (red) color to be complete. When Grover Sidney died in July, 1986, the ink was on the press and the forms were left standing. These Sheets have now been completed by... View more info

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Y a Des Dames, Album En Couleurs. Preface by Willy.

By: GUILLAUME, A. (ALBERT).

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris, H. Simonis Empis: no date (c. 1898)

Seller ID: 8962

Condition: Very Good condition


Unpaged; 26 unnumbered leaves including false title which appears to be hand coloured 20 full page color illustrations; folio; half red leather and decorative paper over boards; spine lettered in gilt. Bookplate of baron Cornelius Ver Heyden de Lancey on front pastedown. Leather at corners and spine edges rubbed; light foxing to endpapers; five leaves with light to moderate foxing, a little heavier on blank versos; some toning and thumbing to page margins.Guillaume was a leading caricaturist during the Belle Époque. View more info

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(Art - 5 Titles) Peter Bruegel the Elder, Vermeer, Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, Edward Hopper.

By: HAGEN, SCHNEIDER, HEINRICH, ESSERS, RENNER .

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Taschen: 2005

Seller ID: 8868

Condition: Fine condition


Square 8vo; illustrated wrappers; color reproductions throughout. View more info

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[Harry Angelo Company] Illustrations, Model Gowns, Displayed at Our Spring & Summer Opening, March 1926.

By: Harry Angelo Company.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York & Paris, Harry Angelo: 1926

Seller ID: 5933

Condition: Very Good condition


Folio; pebbled red cloth lettered in gilt; 35 full page engravings of modeled gowns divided into morning, afternoon, and evening sections. Wear & rubbing to spine, and a bit on corner tips; soil along front leading edge; front hinge repaired. Plates are fine. View more info

Folk Traditions in Japanese Art.

By: Hauge, Victor and Takako.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tokyo, N. Y. & San Francisco, Kodansha: [1978]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1385

ISBN: 0870113607

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket.


272 pp., incl. glossary, bibliography; 4to; cloth in pictorial white jacket; 230 examples reproduced in black & white and color photographs followed by descriptive catalogue. Including paintings, prints & sculpture; ceramics; textiles; lacquer, wood & metal; etc. View more info

The Golden age of Dutch Manuscript Painting.

By: Henri L M Defoer; Anna Sophia Korteweg; Wilhelmina C M Wustefeld; Introduction by James H Marrow.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., George Braziller: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7971

ISBN: 0807612278

Condition: Fine condition in Near Fine jacket


4to; cloth in blue dust jacket with small sticker blemish lower front corner. Illustrations throughout including color plates. View more info

Quattrocentisteria, How Sandro Botticelli saw Simonetta in the Spring. Decorated and illuminated by Valenti Angelo.

By: Hewlett, Maurice.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: N.Y., Golden Cross Press: 1937

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 5835

Condition: Very Good condition


No. 78 of 175 copies. Signed by Valenti Angelo. 12 1/2x8 1/2, vellum spine & corners over blue Holland charcoal paper boards, spine lettered in gilt, without slipcase. Bookplate of M. Weiss, lower leading corner front pastedown; minor tanning to front pastedown and endpaper at gutter; moderate tanning to rear pastedown. View more info

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Jo Mora, California Cowboy & Artist.

By: HILLER, PETER.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8829

Condition: Fine condition


Unpaginated; 8vo; printed tan wrappers; 18 full page plate reproductions of Mora's illustrations [16 in color] with facing bibliographical notes on each work; black & white photograph; short biography. View more info

ParIhaka. The Art of Passive Resistance.

By: Hohaia, Te Miringa, Gregory O'Brien and Lara Strongman.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, City Gallery, Victoria University Press, Parihaka Pa Trustees: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4951

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


232 pp.; 4to; black paper over boards, in illustrated jacket; art reproductions, including color plates; black & white photographs. View more info

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Heavy Dog Spit #1.

By: HOLMAN, STEPHEN, EDITOR.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Individual Artists: 1993

Seller ID: 8281

Condition: Fine condition


64 pp.; cartoon illustrated, stapled wrappers; cartoon drawings throughout in black & white. No further numbers appear to have been issued, and this one scarce enough with only one listed in WorldCat, at New York University from the Sarah Jacobson papers. Jacobson, one of the cartoon aritsts listed below came to San Francisco in 1991, to pursue a career as a film director, studying with George Kuchar, and quickly becoming a force in subversive underground cinema, and according to Spin Magazine, one of the "Top Influences on Girl Culture." Her contribution is of course, comic video stil... View more info

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Typomundus 20. A project of the International Center for the Typographic Arts.

By: International Center for the Typographic Arts.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y., Reinhold: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7303

Condition: Near Fine condition in Near Fine jacket, in Mylar Wrap


i - xliv pp., section of half-tone reproductions of book designs plus index runs approx. 200 pages. 4to; white cloth lettered in gilt in white dust jacket. Bump to lower leading front corner; jacket with minor age toning to extremities. Exhibition held at Toronto in 1964. Text in English, French, and German. View more info

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THE YOLLA BOLLY PRESS

By: James & Carolyn Robertson

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 6596


G. F. WILKINSON BOOKS SPECIALIZES IN THE SALE & DISTRIBUTION OF TITLES BY THIS FINE PRESS, ORIGINALLY BASED IN COVELO, CALIFORNIA. THOUGH NO LONGER PRODUCING WONDERFUL LETTERPRESS BOOKS IN THE WOODS, WE HAVE MUCH OF THE REMAINING INVENTORY IN STOCK, AND WILL BE ADDING TITLES GOING FORWARD. TO VIEW CURRENTLY AVAILABLE TITLES, PLEASE USE THE KEYWORD SEARCH ABOVE LEFT FOR - YOLLA BOLLY. We also offer here, the Prospectus for John Steinbeck's, Flight published by the press. View more info