Lot 247 of 350:
Five titles from the Grabhorn Press  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$144
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Five titles printed by the Grabhorn Press
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Place:
Various places
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Date:
Various dates
Description:

5 volumes. Cloth and boards. Various limitations.

A selection of finely printed works from San Francisco's Grabhorn Press.

Includes:

  • Crane, Stephen. The Red Badge of Courage. Illustrated with vignettes by Valenti Angelo. (4to) original cloth-backed decorated blue boards, morocco spine label lettered in gilt. A bit of darkening to board edges; near fine or better. No. 178 of 980 hand-numbered copies printed by the Grabhorn Press. New York: Random House, [1931].
  • Delano, Alonzo. Pen-knife Sketches or Chips of the Old Block: A Series of Original Illustrated Letters, written by one of California's Pioneer Miners... Reprinted from the 1853 edition. Foreword by G. Ezra Dane. Illustrated after color sketches by Charles Nahl. (4to), cloth-backed boards, pictorial cover label, paper spine label. One of 550 copies. San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1934.
  • Green, Floride. Some Recollections of Lillie Hitchcock Coit. Illustrated with photographic frontispiece, facsimiles. (4to), cloth-backed pictorial boards, paper spine label. One of 450 copies. San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1935.
  • Goll, Yvan. Landless John. Text in French and English. Translated by Lionel Abel, William Carlos Williams, Clark Mills and John Gould Fletcher. Preface by Allen Tate. Illustrations after 2 original drawings by Eugene Berman. (Folio, ) original cloth-backed marbled boards, paper spine label. One of 175 copies on French handmade paper printed in red and black. San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1944.
  • Chronology of Twenty-five Years: The Roxburghe Club of San Francisco, 1928-1953. Essays by Carl I. Wheat and Roy Vernon Sowers. Illustrated with 26 facsimile plates of Roxburghe Club announcements. (Folio), black buckram-backed marbled boards, paper spine label. One of 200 copies printed by Edwin and Robert Grabhorn. San Francisco: Roxburghe Club, 1954.
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Occasional darkening to board edges or light rubbing to extremities; all volumes near fine or better, mostly fine.
 
Item number:
291756
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