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Image for Soup [Number One].

Soup [Number One].

By: (Abbott, Steve Ed.).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, By the editor: 1980

Seller ID: 9396

Condition: Fine condition


108 pp.; 4to; white wrappers with color collage cover. Features a long interview with Robert Duncan. Jon Jackoway, Lawrence Fixel, Duncan McNaughton, Thom Gunn, Joyce Jenkins, Maureen Owen, Sukey Durham, John Grube, Cheir Fein, Diane DiPrima, Aaron Shurin, Karen Brodine, Michael Palmer, Jess Collins, Ruth Weiss, Ronald Johnson, Kathleen Fraser, S. Clay Wilson, Robert Gluck, Norman Finkelstein, Dennis Cooper, Steve Benson, Meyer Hirsch, Lyn Hejinian, Ira Cohen, David Moe, Jack Kerouac, Anne Waldman, Rochelle Ratner, Michael Karl, Shirley Garzotto, Alan R. Dowie. Etre dans le petrin? To ... View more info

California Pioneer Register and Index, 1542-1848. Including Inhabitants of California, 1769-1800, and List of Pioneers. Extracted from The History of California by Hubert Howe Bancroft.

By: (Bancroft, Hubert Howe).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Regional Publishing: 1964

Seller ID: 9258

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrap


392 pp.; 8vo; black cloth in price-clipped, moderately soiled gold jacket. View more info

Image for Squibb's Materia Medica for the Physician and the Surgeon.

Squibb's Materia Medica for the Physician and the Surgeon.

By: (DR. E. R. SQUIBB).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., E. R. Squibb & Sons: 1919

Seller ID: 9284

Condition: Near Fine condition


iii-xv, 544 pp.; 12mo; cloth, titles in black including 'Desk Copy'; portrait photo of E. R. Squibb, and three illustrations, including the Squibb office building in New York, and Laboratories in Brooklyn, N. Y., and New Brunswick, N. J. Presentation, Private Mailing post-card, printed on both sides. Cover with faint soil to top front edge and spine. View more info

Image for The Psalms of the Singer David.

The Psalms of the Singer David.

By: (NASH, JOHN HENRY, PRINTER).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, John Henry Nash: 1929

Seller ID: 9335

Condition: Good Condition


Unpaginated; elephant folio; marbled paper over boards, red spine label; frontispiece and ornamental borders designed and executed by William Wilkie. Text used is from the authorized version of the King James Bible. Top of spine with small chip at joint; splitting of paper along lower 3 inches of front joint repaired so the spine holding together firmly. View more info

Image for The History of the Olympic Club.

The History of the Olympic Club.

By: (OLYMPIC CLUB, SAN FRANCISCO).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Art Publishing: 1893

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9295

Condition: Fair condition


135 pp., including frontispiece, illustrations, portraits, plates; oblong 4to (10.5" x 14"); brown leather front cover lettered in gilt; all edges gilt. Spine missing, rubbing to extremities; hinges with red library tape, holding pretty well; minor thumbing to leading edge ot title page; tissue guards with some foxing, not affecting plates, which, along with text pages are quite clean. Serviceable until rebacked. Laid in is a 12" x 9.5" early silver print photograph of the trail sign for the "Trinity and Salmon Alps." Some silvering to lower portion of image. St... View more info

Image for Defensio regia pro Carolo I. Ad Serenissimum Magnae Britanniae Regem Carolum II. Filium natum majore, Heredem & Successorem legitimum.

Defensio regia pro Carolo I. Ad Serenissimum Magnae Britanniae Regem Carolum II. Filium natum majore, Heredem & Successorem legitimum.

By: (SAUMAISE, CLAUDE DE [CLAUDIUS SALAMASIUS]).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: no place, Sumptibus Regiis (Elzevier?): 1649

Seller ID: 9312

Condition: Very Good condition


444 pp.; 24mo; later full polished brown calf, covers ruled in gilt; five raised bands forming six panels, five decorated in gilt; red leather spine label lettered in gilt; inside dentelles; marbled pastedowns & endpapers; all edges marbled; ribbon marker. Bottom edge of spine stamped Elz. 1649. Rear joint starting top half; light rubbing spine edges, corner; light stain most pages just into top margin, some pages light stain leading top corner tip. Otherwise a clean, tight copy. Text in Latin.Claudius Salmasius is the Latin name of Claude Saumaise, a French classical scholar who was a... View more info

Image for The Mentor, May 1924. Mark Twain Number -  Articles by His Biographer and Friends. (with addes articles bound in).

The Mentor, May 1924. Mark Twain Number - Articles by His Biographer and Friends. (with addes articles bound in).

By: (Twain, Mark).

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 9269


Ex Pacific Union Club library with their bookplate tipped-in, front pastedown. 68 pp.; 4to; original wrappers bound in sturdy black cloth covers with decorated pastedowns and endpapers. Also bound in are 30 pages of various other contemporary periodical articles. All illustrated with period photographs. View more info

Image for Seven Irish Tales [signed].

Seven Irish Tales [signed].

By: ABBE, ELFRIEDE, WOODCUTS BY.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press: (1957)

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 9043

Condition: Fine condition


No. 256 of 275 copies, signed on the limitation page by Elfriede Abbe. Designed, illustrated, hand-set, and hand-printed by Elfriede Abbe for Cornell University Press. The illustrations were printed from the original wood blocks. 44 pp.; 4to; green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With large and small text illustrations, illustrated chapter heads, vignettes, and 4 full page plates. Including: The legend of Knockgrafton, by T.C. Croker; Far Darrig in Donegal, by L. Maclintock; Daniel O'Rourke, by T.C. Croker; The Giant's Stairs, by T.C. Croker; Flory Cantillon's Funeral, by T.C. Croker; T... View more info

Image for North Beach Magazine (Volume 1, Numbers 1, 2, 3).

North Beach Magazine (Volume 1, Numbers 1, 2, 3).

By: ANBIAN, ROBERT, ED.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (San Francisco), Fair Productions: 1985; 1986

Seller ID: 9336

Condition: Fine condition


3 magazines starting with the Premier Issue; 10.75" x 8.25"; stapled, illustrated covers; articles, illustrations, photographs, advertisements throughout.On the evolving life of this San Francisco neighborhood, "the soul of the city." View more info

Image for [Partial runs, 37 Issues] Release Print, the magazine of the Film Arts Foundation.

[Partial runs, 37 Issues] Release Print, the magazine of the Film Arts Foundation.

By: Anbian, Robert; Thomas J. Powers; Shari Kizirian, editors.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Film Arts Foundation / Janis Plotkin: 1995 - 2006

Seller ID: 9391

Condition: Near Fine condition


Design and Production: Richard Zybert Graphics. 11" x 8.5"; stapled pictorial wrappers; essays, criticism, photographs, movie stills, ads. Partial runs mainly 1996 through 1999. Three issues 1995, one each in 2003, 2004 (20th Annual Film Arts Festival, with Program laid in, and 2006. Moderate soil to white back covers, else all fine. View more info

Image for The Unique Genius of Thomas Paine.

The Unique Genius of Thomas Paine.

By: Anger, Mark (pseudonym of Irving Israel).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (by the author) Thomas Paine Productions: 1994

Seller ID: 9366

Condition: Fine condition


Glossy, pictorial wrappers. Contains 91 quotations from the writings of Thomas Paine.San Francisco Actor Irving Israel (aka Mark Anger) 1930-2014, was a stage and screen actor living in San Francisco. His career included The Actor's Workshop with Julius Irving, and Berkeley Repertory Theater. Screen work (as Mark Anger) included episodes of The Streets of San Francisco and the part of Mr. Kroot in American Graffiti. His own The Venture Theatre, produced his one man show portraying Thomas Paine. In the process, based on the introduction he penned for this book, he appears to have become... View more info

Image for A Fifth Reader.

A Fifth Reader.

By: Arnold and Gilbert.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sacramento, W. W. Shannon, Superintendant State Printing: 1910

Seller ID: 9267

Condition: Fair condition


304 pp.; 8vo; cloth in homemade cloth protective cover, with sewn flaps; illustrations. Ownership signature of German Miller, 437 Hill St., San Francisco Cal. on front endpaper. Also on the rest of the front e.p., and continuing to the verso, a short biography in pencil : "Jerry Miller was a San Franciscan born and bred. He was rather a gruff man & twice married . . .with wife, one son, Gordon . . . his second wife, Lillian Harris, widow of Harris who committed suicide about 1931-32 by driving a car into Crystal Springs Lake at the concrete dam one night . . .", etc, etc. Tanning to en... View more info

Image for A Description of California in 1828.

A Description of California in 1828.

By: Bandini, Jose.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Friends of the Bancroft Library: 1951

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 9255

Condition: Very Good condition


400 copies printed for the Friends of the Bancroft by The Westgate Press. 52 pp., embossed cameo frontis. Two miniscule spots back cover; faint 1" line mark upper leading corner front cover.Jose Bandini (1800-59) was a Spanish sea captain who visited the shores of California c.1822. His son Juan accompanied him on the voyage, and eventually became a ranchero and social and political leader in San Diego and Los Angeles, evantually losing his property in the U. S. occupation. View more info

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The Moth Poem.

By: Blaser, Robin.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Open Space: [1965]

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9412

Condition: Very Good condition


300 copies, with new endpapers designed for this printing by the author. Unpaged; 8vo; printed gray wrappers. Glue residue from binding hidden between wrapper and loose text block at spine, common to many if not most copies. View more info

Image for Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook, in eight volumes, complete.

Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook, in eight volumes, complete.

By: BREWER, REV. E. COBHAM, EDITED BY MARION HARLAND.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: N.Y., Selmar Hess: 1896,1902

Seller ID: 9292

Condition: Near Fine condition


8 vols.; volume 1 only 1896, the others 1902; 4to; half brown leather, and pebbled cloth; covers and spines lettered and decorated in gilt; raised bands; all edges red. Each volume with frontis; full page plates with tissue guards printed in red including titles, and lengthy quotations and descriptions. Hundreds of ilustrations including photogravures, etchings, wood engravings and typogravures. A marvelous showcase of the artists and book Illustrators of the day including: Madeleine Lemaire, Gerard, Emile Teschenforff, Gustave Doré, Sir Everett Millais, Howard Pyle, Frederick Barnard, E. A. ... View more info

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Othervoices.

By: BROOKER, BARBARA ROSE, EDITOR.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Story-Line.com Books: (1999)

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9244

ISBN: 0943485029

Condition: Fine condition


132 pp.; 8vo; purple wrappers.An anthology of unpublished voices, stories in progress. View more info

The Robinson Jeffers Newsletter. Number 87, Summer 1993.

By: Brophy, Robert J., editor.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Long Beach, California State University Long Beah & Occidental College: 1993

Seller ID: 9460

Condition: Near Fine condition


36 pp.; 8vo; stapled wrappers; shallow crease top edge, with a bit of fading to spine. View more info

Alice's Adventures Under Ground. Illustrated by Kim Deitch.

By: CARROLL, LEWIS.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Cottage Classics: 2000

Edition: Limited, Signed Edition

Seller ID: 4491

ISBN: 1892847019

Condition: As New


No. 249 of 250 copies. 84 pp.; square 12 mo; blue cloth stamped in silver in color illustrated dust jacket. Jacket and full page and vignette illustrations in black & white by Kim Deitch. Forward by Mark Burstein.This non-facsimile edition of Carroll's predecessor to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is unique in that this is the very first time that Carroll's seminal story has been set in type in a single volume and published with drawings other than those by the author himself. View more info

Image for Don Quijote, An Adventure of that Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha.  A Grove Play , Music by Frank R. Denke

Don Quijote, An Adventure of that Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha. A Grove Play , Music by Frank R. Denke

By: CASE, ALEXANDER T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Bohemian Club: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9319

Condition: Near Fine condition thus


Printed by the Grabhorn Press. 8vo; original patterned red cloth in plain brown wrapper as issued. Ownership signature of club member C. S. McDowell on front endpaper. Slight offset to front pastedown; wrapper chipped at spine ends.The Fiftieth Grove Play of the Bohemian Club of San Francisco. Music by Ulderico Marcelli. Under the Direction of Charles F. Bulotti, Jr. View more info

Image for Tomorrow Triumphant, Selected Poems of Otto Rene Castillo.  Billingual Edition. Translated by the Roque Dalton Cultural Brigade; Edited by Magaly Fernandez & David Volpendesta.

Tomorrow Triumphant, Selected Poems of Otto Rene Castillo. Billingual Edition. Translated by the Roque Dalton Cultural Brigade; Edited by Magaly Fernandez & David Volpendesta.

By: CASTILLO, OTTO RENE.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Night Horn Books: 1984

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 9243

ISBN: 0941842029

Condition: Near Fine condition


135 pp., includes chronology; 8vo; pictorial gray wrappers. Light, shallow crease to top front corner of cover; very light soil to white back cover. View more info