Lot 7 of 478:
Two volumes from the Allen Press  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$144
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Two volumes from the Allen Press


San Francisco and Greenbrae

Allen Press

Various dates


2 volumes. Includes:

  • Dickens, Charles. Pictures From Italy. Headers printed in colors, decorations. (8vo), original decorative cloth hand-blocked by Fortuny, paper spine label, acetate jacket. One of 140 copies on hand-made paper from the Richard de Bas mill, France, by the Allen Press.1982.
  • Fourgeaud, Victor J. The First Californiac. Being a Reprint of Prospects of California Written by Dr. Victor H. Fourgeaud for the April 1, 1848 Issue of The California Star, San Francisco's First Newspaper, of Which Samuel Brannan Was the Publisher. (12mo), calf-backed illustrated paper-covered boards. Sunning to spine, light offsetting to endpaper edges. One of 225 copies.1942.

Two fine press volumes from Lewis and Dorothy Allen.

Lot Amendments

Light wear to The First Californiac; Dickens volume fine.

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