Lot 230 of 354:
Ten volumes published by fine presses of San Francisco  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Ten volumes published by fine presses of San Francisco

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Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Book Club of California

Date:
Various dates

Description:

10 volumes. Mostly cloth and boards, some with jackets. Various limitations. First Editions. 

An assortment of titles from various fine presses of San Francisco; many from the Book Club of California, concerning San Francisco figures and locales. Provenance: Sandor Burstein.

Includes:

  • Brown, Marion. San Francisco Old & New. With slipcase. Prospectus with original mailing envelope laid in. One of 500 copies. San Francisco: Grabhorn Press 1939. 
  • Davison, Richard Allan. Charles & Kathleen Norris: The Courtship Year. Prospectus laid in with original envelope. One of 400 copies. San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1993.
  • Harlan, Robert D. At the Sign of the Lark: William Doxey's San Francisco Publishing Venture. Purple cloth, gilt spine, glassine jacket. Prospectus laid in. One of 550 copies. 1983.
  • Hart, James D. A Tribute to Edwin Grabhorn & the Grabhorn Press. Boards with paper label, plain dust jacket. One of 1000 copies. Friends of the San Francisco Library, 1969.
  • Levinsohn, John L. Frank Morrison Pixley of the Argonaut. With plain paper jacket. San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1989.
  • Likins, Mrs. J. W. Six Years Experience As a Book Agent in California. Maroon cloth, spine label, plain paper jacket. Prospectus laid in. One of 400 copies. San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1992.
  • Norris, Frank. Collected Letters. With plain paper jacket. One of 500 copies. San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1986.
  • Pepper, Robert D. Oscar Wilde: Irish Poets and Poetry of the 19th Century. San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1972.
  • Splatt, Cynthia. Isadora Duncan & Gordon Craig: The Prose & Poetry of Action. Plain paper jacket. San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1988.
  • Thompson, Francis. Ode to the Setting Sun. Printed wrappers. One of 500 copies. San Francisco: Duddy & Kibbee Print. Co., 1928.

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some general light wear; all volumes very good or better, most near fine or fine.


 
Item number:
284052
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