Lot 231 of 253:
10 titles from the BCC  

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Ten volumes from the Book Club of California, 1982-1984


San Francisco

Book Club of California

Various dates


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

A selection of titles from the BCC. 


  • Ritchie, Ward. Paul Landacre. One of 650 copies. 1982. BCC 169.
  • Harlan, Robert D. Chapter Nine: The Vulgate Bible & other unfinished projects of John Henry Nash. With glassine jacket. One of 1000 copies. 1982. BCC 170.
  • Alvarado, Juan Batista. Vignettes of Early California. One of 650 copies. 1982. BCC 171.
  • Van Nostrand, Jeanne. Edward Vischer's Drawings of the California Missions, 1861-1878. One of 600 copies printed by the Arion Press under the direction of Andrew Hoyem. 1982. BCC 172.
  • Harlan, Robert D. At the Sign of the Lark: William Doxey's San Francisco Publishing Venture. With glassine jacket. One of 550 copies. 1983. BCC 173.
  • Palmquist, Peter E. Redwood and Lumbering in California Forests.  Glassine jacket. One of 600 copies. [1983]. BCC 174.
  • Borden, John and Janet Kreuger. Thomas Bewick & the Fables of Aesop. With an original leaf from the first edition (1818) of The Fables of Aesop, and a new impression from Bewick's wood engraving for The Lion, the Tiger and the Wolf. One of 518 copies. 1983. BCC 175.
  • Kurutz, Gary F. Benjamin C. Truman: California Booster & Bon Vivant. One of 600 copies. 1984. BCC 176.
  • White, Gerald T. Baptism in Oil. One of 500 copies. 1984. BCC 177.
  • Mathes, W. Michael. Mexico on Stone: Lithography in Mexico, 1826-1900. One of 550 copies. 1984. BCC 178.

Lot Amendments

Occasional light wear; all volumes near fine or better.

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