Lot 242 of 253:
9 titles from the BCC  

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Nine volumes from the Book Club of California, 2004-2014


San Francisco

Black Sparrow Press

Various dates


9 volumes. Generally cloth and boards, some with paper jackets. Various limitations.

A selection of titles from the BCC. 


  • Roth, William M. The Colt Springs High: a Publishing Memoir of the Colt Press 1938-1942. One of 500 copies. 2004. BCC 217.
  • Dillon, Richard H. Napa Valley Heyday. One of 450 copies. 2004. BCC 218.
  • Kurutz, Gary F., editor. Knights of the Lash: The Stagecoach Stories of Major Benjamin C. Truman. One of 350 copies. 2005. BCC 219.
  • Pinney, Thomas. John Ignatius Bleasdale: A Friend of Wine in New Worlds. 2006. BCC 221.
  • Greenwood, Robert. A Valiant Enterprise: A History of the Talisman Press, 1951-1993. Prospectus laid in.  2007. BCC 222.
  • Johnson, Bruce L. James Weld Towne: Pioneer, San Francisco Printer, Publisher & Paper Purveyor. 2008. BCC 223.
  • Dailey, Victoria and Susan Futterman. Editors. Let's Play by the Gearharts. Illustrated with 25 color plates including one fold-out, with extra print laid in, as issued. Illustrated dust jacket. One of 1000 copies. 2009. BCC 226.
  • Starr, Kevin. Clio on the Coast: The Writing of California History 1845-1945. Signed by the author at the colophon. One of 350 copies. 2010.
  • Wentzel, Monique. The Woods Were Never Quiet. 2014. BCC 232.

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