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Image for Blimp Film Magazine.  Issue No. 22/23, Spring 1993

Blimp Film Magazine. Issue No. 22/23, Spring 1993

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grazer Filmwerkstatt: 1993

Seller ID: 9193

Condition: Fine condition


86 pp.; 4to; wrappers; b&w photographs, movie stills. Text in German with summaries at the end of each piece in English.Avantgarde; Bresson; Cyberspace; Humer; Les Blank; Riefenstahl View more info

Image for Blimp Film Magazine.  Issue No. 26, Winter 1993

Blimp Film Magazine. Issue No. 26, Winter 1993

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grazer Filmwerkstatt: 1993

Seller ID: 9194

Condition: Fine condition


58 pp.; 4to; wrappers; b&w photographs, movie stills. Text in German with summaries at the end of each piece in English.Max & Dave Fleishcher; Elizabeth T. Spira; Frans Zwarjes; Kurzfilm; Niederlandische Medienkunst. View more info

Image for The Koran. The Eternal Revelation vouchsafed to Muhammad, The Seal of the Prophets.  Arabic text with a new translation by Muhammad Zafrulla Khan.

The Koran. The Eternal Revelation vouchsafed to Muhammad, The Seal of the Prophets. Arabic text with a new translation by Muhammad Zafrulla Khan.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., Praeger: (1970)

Seller ID: 9220

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap


673 pp., index; 8vo; black cloth, lettered in gilt; red ribbon marker; in printed yellow jacket. Text in English with parallel Arabic.This translation was made stressing the sense of the Arabic, rather than precise vocabulary and syntax. View more info

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Union Home Prayer Book.

By: (CENTRAL CENTRAL CONFERENCE OF AMERICAN RABBIS).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Philadelphia), Central Conference of American Rabbis: 1951

Seller ID: 9219

Condition: Fine condition


204 pp.; 12mo; cloth. 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 California Homes and Industries and Representative Citizens. A Serial Showing the Improvements and Progress of the State, and containing hundreds of beautiful etchings, photogravures, artotypes, and artistic colored lithographs. This Number is Devoted Exclusively to Fresno County.

California Homes and Industries and Representative Citizens. A Serial Showing the Improvements and Progress of the State, and containing hundreds of beautiful etchings, photogravures, artotypes, and artistic colored lithographs. This Number is Devoted Exclusively to Fresno County.

By: (FRESNO COUNTY LOCAL HISTORY).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fresno, Fresno City and County Historical Society: 1982

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 9215

Condition: Fine condition


94 pp.; folio; color illustrated wrappers; reproductions of the original illustrations, albeit not with the original quality. "The original book from which this copy was reproduced is in the Woodward Collection at the California State University, Fresno. It is the only known copy to be in existence." This reprint also appears to be a bit scarce. View more info

Image for Les Jeunes Pensionnaires, ou histoires de plusieurs jeunes demoiselles, raconte´es par elles-me^mes ; traduction de l'Anglais.  (Mrs. Leicester's School)

Les Jeunes Pensionnaires, ou histoires de plusieurs jeunes demoiselles, raconte´es par elles-me^mes ; traduction de l'Anglais. (Mrs. Leicester's School)

By: (LAMB, CHARLES AND MARY).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paris, P. C. Lehuby: 1837

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 8987

Condition: Very Good condition


285 pp.; 16mo; double titles with engraved title and frontis as II edition, followed by title page and dated imprint, 5th edition. Bound in quarter brown calf, and marbled paper over boards; spine lettered and decorated in gilt; illustrated with three of four full page engravings in the text, missing plate at p.181. Spot to bottom edge causing corresponding small spot or foxing to very bottom edge pps. 165-225, otherwise light wear and a clean copy. Text in French.Translation of the Lamb's, Mrs. Leicester's School, first published in 1809. View more info

Image for Les Jeunes Pensionnaires, ou histoires de plusieurs jeunes demoiselles, raconte´es par elles-me^mes ; traduction de l'Anglais.  (Mrs. Leicester's School)

Les Jeunes Pensionnaires, ou histoires de plusieurs jeunes demoiselles, raconte´es par elles-me^mes ; traduction de l'Anglais. (Mrs. Leicester's School)

By: (LAMB, CHARLES AND MARY).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paris, P. C. Lehuby: 1837

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 8988

Condition: Very Good condition


285 pp.; 16mo; double titles with engraved title and frontis as II edition, followed by title page and dated imprint, 5th edition. Bound in full brown marbled calf; spine lettered and decorated in gilt; red leather spine label; all edges marbled; marbled endpapers & pastedowns; illustrated with four full page engravings in the text. Moderate rubbing at edges; some foxing to pages facing the last two plates. Text in French.Translation of the Lamb's, Mrs. Leicester's School, first published in 1809. View more info

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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 The San Francisco of Robert Louis Stevenson.  The San Francisco Westerners, Argonaut, Number Eight, February 1980.

The San Francisco of Robert Louis Stevenson. The San Francisco Westerners, Argonaut, Number Eight, February 1980.

By: (ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, San Francisco Corrall of the Westerners: 1980

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 9218

Condition: Near Fine condition


(29) pp., including inside back cover; 12mo; stapled, printed white wrappers with moderate tanning to extremities. Frontis; vignettes from engravings atop each page. Reprinted to honor the Centennial of Robert Louis Stevensons visit to San Francisco, as presented by Dr. Albert Shumate, February 26, 1980. Printed by John F. Hard, Clamprinter. 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

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The Recipe Book of M. H. S.

By: (STEESE, MAUD HEATON).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Edmond Byrne Hackett, The Brick Row Book Shop: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9002

Condition: Fine condition


150 pp., including 143-150 blank for notes; 8vo; purple cloth; paper cover and spine labels. In original publisher's plain glassine wrap, chipped at bottom edge.Based on the author's "The Queen of Hearts' Recipe Book", published in 1932, with changes and over 90 added recipes. From the forward: "Like my former book, this is not a complete cook-book, but only a compilation of recipes which I have accumulated from various sources. Some have been given to me by friends, or by cooks in my employ, some have been presented to me voluntarily by headwaiters in foreign countries, so... View more info

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The Old Sea Captain.

By: ANON.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society: no date (c.1842)

Seller ID: 8976

Condition: Very Good condition


xii, 324 pp.; 24mo; pebbled, ribbon-embossed brown cloth; spine lettered and decorated in gilt, vignette of ship in gilt front cover; all edges gilt; endpapers on coated yellow stock. Vignette illustrations from engravings throughout. Embossed blindstamp of S. Benson, Worcester on top leading corner tip front endpaper. Label for Baxter, Binder, Close / 49 Bartholemew EW on lower inside edge of rear pastedown. Brown toning to parts of pages 5-11, otherwise clean and tight.The stories compiled mostly by the continuous conversation among the old sea Captain and a group of young boys. View more info

Image for L'Histoire de Madame La Marquise de Pompadour.  Traduite de L'Anglois. Premiere & Seconed Partie (in one volume).

L'Histoire de Madame La Marquise de Pompadour. Traduite de L'Anglois. Premiere & Seconed Partie (in one volume).

By: ANON. (MARIANNE-AGNE`S PILLEMENT, DAME DE FAUQUES).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Londres, S. Hooper: 1759

Seller ID: 8977

Condition: Very Good condition


189 pp.; 12mo; brown half-leather and paper over boards; leather spine label; four raised bands. Moderate wear to cover; small ownership label front pastedown of Albert Hooper; bottom 1" of front endpaper clipped out; small owner's name in pen on title page; old adhesive toning to endpapers and pastedowns at corners; occassional light foxing, with light, even toning to text pages. Text in French."Martin, Mylne and Frautschi, Bibliographie du genre romanesque franyais (1751-1800), 59.12. Not in fact a translation. The English version, although perhaps published first, was transl... View more info

Image for Angotiana, ou suite Des Calenbourgs comme s'il en pleuvoit, contenant les amours du Per-Vertisseur, et l'histoire du fameux Lagalisse; sa naissance, sa vie et sa mort, en 50 couplets.

Angotiana, ou suite Des Calenbourgs comme s'il en pleuvoit, contenant les amours du Per-Vertisseur, et l'histoire du fameux Lagalisse; sa naissance, sa vie et sa mort, en 50 couplets.

By: ARMAND-HENRI RAGUENEAU DE LA CHAINAYE.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris, Barba: 1801

Edition: 6th Edition

Seller ID: 8999

Condition: Good Condition


144 pp., hand-colored portrait frontis; 24mo; red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Moderate soil, wear to corners; cloth seemed to have bubbled in a few small spots on the spine; tape mend to closed tear text page 49 (1.5"); light foxing to title and most text pages from light to fairly pronounced, mainly at margins. Small foil bookplate front pastedown of Albert Hooper. Text in French.A gathering of poetic epigrams involving puns, anecdotes, jokes, etc. The parts forming the whole literary narrative of an amusing journey. (I think). View more info

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Sublime Intent.

By: BONAURO, TOM.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, T. Bonauro: 2000

Seller ID: 9040

Condition: Fine condition


34 unnumbered pages, all full page color photography; 4to; black cloth without dust jacket. Photo collaborations with Christine Alicino; Photo collaborations with Jim Goldberg. View more info

Image for Grandeur of Viceregal Mexico: Treasures from the Museo Franz Mayer / La grandeza del Mexico virreinal: tesoros del Museo Franz Mayer.

Grandeur of Viceregal Mexico: Treasures from the Museo Franz Mayer / La grandeza del Mexico virreinal: tesoros del Museo Franz Mayer.

By: BORRELL M., HECTOR RIVERO, GUSTAVO CURIEL, ANTONIO RUBIAL GARCIA, JUANA GUTIERREZ HACES, DAVID B. WARREN, PETER C. MARZIO.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Houston, Museum of Fine Arts: 2002

Seller ID: 9047

Condition: As New


Exhibition Catalog featuring extraordinary decorative and fine arts from the Mexican vice-regal period. xi, 367 pp.; sm folio; cloth, in pictorial jacket; still in original shrinkwrap; profusely illustrated in color. Text in English & Spanish.Contents: Foreword by Hector Rivero Borrell M. and Peter C. Marzio; Franz Mayer: A Renaissance Man, by Hector Rivero Borrell M. The Kingdom of New Spain at a Crossroads, by Antonio Rubial Garcia Customs, Conventions, and Daily Rituals among the Elites of New Spain: The Evidence from Material Culture, by Gustavo Curiel The Eighteenth Century: A Cha... View more info

Image for The Architecture of the French Enlightenment.  With 424 illustrations.

The Architecture of the French Enlightenment. With 424 illustrations.

By: BRAHAM, ALLAN.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles, University Of California Press: 1980

Seller ID: 9213

ISBN: 0520041178

Condition: Fine condition in Near Fine jacket


288 pp., includes notes, general bibliography, index.; 4to; red cloth, spine lettered in gilt; in price-clipped, pictorial white jacket. Illustrated with half-tone photographs, drawings, plans, and other reproductions. View more info

Image for [2 vols.] The Unspoken And Other Poems; Tributes To Anne Bremer.

[2 vols.] The Unspoken And Other Poems; Tributes To Anne Bremer.

By: BREMER, ANNE.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Printed for Albert Bender by John Henry Nash: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8990

Condition: Very Good condition


2 vols.;31 pp. each; 12mo; brown paper over boards, paper spine labels; in matching slipcase. Spines a bit faded, with cracking to paper along rear joint of Tributes, and to a lesser extent to part of front joints both volumes. Otherwise firm at boards.San Francisco born Anne Bremer (1868-1923) was a California painter, poet, and art patron, considered one of the leaders of the young moderns influenced by Post-Impressionism. She made many lasting contributions to the San Francisco art world and of her painting, fellow artist Marsden Hartley wrote at the time that in his opinion Anne B... 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