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The Ventura County Historical Quarterly. Contents, Ventura County, Garden of the World. Volume 46; Whole Year Issue; Numbers 1-4

By: HAMPTON, Edwin Earle Jr., compiler.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ventura, CA, Ventura County Historical Society: [2002]

Seller ID: 1112

Condition: Fine condition


235 pp., incl. index; 4to; gilt stamped purple wrappers; black & white reproductions of early drawings, vintage photos. Historical and biographical writings on Ventura County gathered from the articles in the Ventura Free Press, 1878 and the Ventura Signal, 1879. Text format and illustrations taken from that of the Thompson & West county histories of the period. View more info

The School of Salernum: Regimen Sanitatis Salerni.

By: Harington, Sir John (translator).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Salerno, Italy, Ente Provinciale Per Il Turismo: 1966

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 392

Condition: Fine in Glassine Wrap


8vo. A collection of aphorisms gathered from teachings of the ancient Medical School of Salerno. This translation in verse by the poet Harington done in 1607. Various cautions and proscriptions for health, much of it related to food, wine, and herbs. View more info

Nothing to Forgive: A Daughter's Story of Antonia White.

By: Hopkinson, Lyndall Passerini.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Chatto & Windus: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 769

ISBN: 0701129697

Condition: Fine in Fine dj, in mylar wrap


8vo. View more info

The Great Wines of Europe.

By: Hornickel, Ernst.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N. Y., G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1965

Edition: First U. S. Edition

Seller ID: 408

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


4to. 229 pgs., index. White cloth with a touch of shelf smudge on bottom edge in jacket with two half-inch closed tears at back edge, otherwise bright and clean. View more info

Vin: The Wine Country of France.

By: Hyams, Edward.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Newnes: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 293

Condition: Foxing to endpapers and jacket at edges and spine, otherwise very good condition in very good, price clipped jacket


8vo.; boards, in dust jacket. (Gabler 24880) View more info

Stanley Morison Displayed. An Examination of His Early Typographic Work.

By: Jones, Herbert.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1371

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


127 pp., incl. index, appendix; blue paper covered boards, in decorative, printed dust jacket; reproductions of typographic examples throughout. View more info

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Uber Schonheit von Schrift und Druck [On the Beauty of Writing and Printing]

By: Klingspor, Karl.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Frankfort am Main, George Kurt Schauer: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1423

Condition: Light sprinkle of foxing to endpapers; near fine condition in good jacket with browning and a few light stains to cream paper; chips & tears at extremities and creases to lower back edge.


158 pp.; 4to; cloth backed boards; spine and cover labels; gilt spine; in dust jacket. Small book label of Albert Sperisen front corner of pastedown under jacket flap. Text in German.A superb production of the Klingspor firm with many varied designs, type specimens, tipped in examples, folding specimens and some facsimiles. View more info

Image for (Three Items) I. First Books by American Authors, 1765-1964 II. More First Books by American Authors, 1727 to 1977 III. First Books by American Authors, an exhibition in memory of John S. Van E. Kohn (1906 - 1976), Williams College class of 1928, presented by Chapin Library, Williams College.

(Three Items) I. First Books by American Authors, 1765-1964 II. More First Books by American Authors, 1727 to 1977 III. First Books by American Authors, an exhibition in memory of John S. Van E. Kohn (1906 - 1976), Williams College class of 1928, presented by Chapin Library, Williams College.

By: KOHN, JOHN S. VAN E., AND MICHAEL PAPANTONIO.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N. Y.; Williamstown, Seven Gables Bookshop; Chapin Library: 1965; (1972); 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8551

Condition: Near Fine condition


Seven Gables catalogs 30 & 34: 106 & 83 pp.; printed, illustrated wrappers. Both printed by The Stinehour Press. Catalog 30 in fine condition, catalog 34 a little faded at extremities and chipped at the top of the spine, and with penned note on the cover by the owner, bookseller Bernard M. Rosenthal: "An outstanding catalog! Descriptions have authority and complete lack of pretention . ." The third item is 16 pp.; stapled, printed gold wrappers. 750 copies print... View more info

Breaking Type: The Art of Karl Kasten. [Inscribed by Karl Kasten] To Accompany the Exhibition at the San Francisco Center for the Book

By: Landauer, Susan. With a contribution by Robert Flynn Johnson.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: [San Francisco], [By the author & the San Francisco Center for the Book]: 1999

Seller ID: 1330

Condition: Fine condition


63 pp., incl. chronology & selected bibliography; sq. 4to; gilt stamped gray cloth; color reproductions throughout; b&w photographs.Inscribed on the title page to printer James Robertson [Yolla Bolly Press], by Karl Kasten: "For James, my great student!, Karl". Kasten's 1.5" x 2" self made calling card laid in. View more info

FROM FINGERS TO FINGER BOWLS: A Sprightly History of Califonia Cooking.

By: Linsenmeyer, Helen Walker.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (San Diego), Copley: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 414

Condition: Fine in Very Good dj, in Mylar Wrap


4to. Gold cloth in lightly chipped dust jacket with two closed tears at rear top edge. A nostalgic glimpse into the state's kaleidoscopic story of food through a collection of historical anecdotes, cooking methods, and recipes from native american days to 1900. Illustrated with reproductions in color and black & white View more info

A Bibliography of Dancing.

By: Magriel, Paul David (compiler).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., H.W. Wilson: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 297

Condition: Fine


4to. Gilt lettered red cloth. Owner's signature on front endpaper, otherwise a fine copy of the original. With compiler's text annotations on many of the entries. View more info

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Early Sorrow.

By: Mann, Thomas.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf: 1930

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 1343

Condition: Very Good condition


68 pps., pub. ads; 12mo; decorative cloth, paper spine label; without dust jacket. General moderate rubbing to cover & corners; light soil to spine. View more info

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Cheyenne and Sioux, The Reminiscences of Four Indians and a White Soldier.

By: MARQUIS, THOMAS B., COMPILER; RONALD H. LIMBAUGH, EDITOR.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Pacific Center for Western Historical Studies, University of the Pacific: (1973)

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8389

Condition: Fine condition


79 pp., includes index,bibliography; 8vo; green cloth lettered in gilt; photographs. Pacific Center for Western Historical Studies, Monograph Number Three.Contents include: Iron Teeth, a Cheyenne old woman; A Cheyenne old man; A northern Cheyenne portrait gallery; James Tangled Yellow Hair, a Cheyenne scout; Jules Chaudel, a white soldier with the Cheyenne scouts; Oscar Good Shot, a Sioux farmer. View more info

Moet & Chandon.

By: Mele, Pietro Francesco.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rome, Moet & Chandon:

Seller ID: 415

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj, in mylar Wrap


4to. No date. Green boards in dust jacket; a few light chips at edges. A look at this famous champagne winery in many full page black & white photographs and reproductions. Gabler 29550 View more info

Knots.

By: Meltzer, David.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Tree Books/Christopher Books: 1971

Edition: Limited to 500 Copies

Seller ID: 469

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. Touch of shelf dust at tip of bottom edge; otherwise, near fine condition. View more info

JOURNAL OF THE BIRTH.

By: Meltzer, David.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Oyez: 1967

Seller ID: 630

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. Stapled white & green wraps. Very light soiling to white edges. Journal of the Birth first appeared in Journal for the Protection of All Beings, No.1, 1961. View more info

Genoa. A novel by Paul Metcalf. Screenplay by: Debra Mcdermott.

By: METCALF, Paul.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: No place, n.p.: n.d.

Seller ID: 958

Condition: Slight crease to front cover, else fine.


138 pp.; typescript; brad bound in red wrappers. View more info

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Henry Miller's Book of Friends. (signed by the author) A Tribute to Friends of Long Ago.

By: MILLER, HENRY.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Capra Press: 1976

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8974

ISBN: 0884960528

Condition: Fine condition


First Printing, so stated. No. 189 of 250 copies, designed by Noel Young for Capra Press, specially bound and signed by Henry Miller on the colophon. 138 pp.; 8vo; full black leatherette, spine lettered in silver, author's name in blind front cover; in plain acetate jacket as issued; illustrated with occassional black & white photographs and drawings. Laid in is a two page printed section from Profiles of Presses by Morrie Gelman featuring Capra Press with photos of Youn... View more info

(Volume 1) Tesoro Del Teatro Espanol Desde Su Origen (Ano De 1356) Hasta Nuestros Dias. Tomo Primero, Piezas Dramaticas Anteriores a Lope De Vega. Arreglado Y Dividido En Cuatro Partes por Don Dugenio de Ochoa.

By: Moratin, D. L. F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paris, Libreria Europa De Baudry: 1838

Seller ID: 2139

Condition: Very Good condition


Volume 1 only of set. 582 pps., port. frontis, 2 title pages, index; 8vo; half-vellum over marbled boards; marbled foredge; decorative gilt stamped spine; gilt stamped black leather spine label. Top front inch of joint starting but firm; boards rubbed, spine darkened; foxing to title pages, with light to moderate occasional foxing to text pages. Ownership signature front endpaper. Remains a tight, solid copy. View more info

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How to Choose & Enjoy Wine.

By: Muir, Augustus (Ed.).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Odhams: 1962

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 578

Condition: Fine in near fine, price clipped jacket, in protective mylar wrap.


12mo. Eleven leading authorities hold forth on a particular type of wine for which they have a special interest or knowledge. Writers include, Ian M. Campbell, H. Warner Allen, F.A, Cockburn, Alfred Langenbach and Andre Simon.Illustrated by Paul Hogarth. View more info