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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

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 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 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 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

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 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

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 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

Image for Photo Metro, September 1987.

Photo Metro, September 1987.

By: BRIMMER, HENRY EDITOR.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Henry Brimmer: 1987

Seller ID: 9224

Condition: Near Fine condition


Magazine: 14.5" x 10.75"; stapled, illustrated wraps, this issue with a partial wrap-around to front cover with text and an image regarding ChromaSet technology: "The cover art for this issue of Photo Metro was disigned by photographer Charly Franklin. Under his direction, elements from three different images were electronically isolated, scaled, recombined and colorized." Minor tanning to wrap-around at extremities. View more info