Lot 19 of 515:
Twenty-seven items from Arion Press  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$390
$200 - $300

Twenty-seven keepsakes, broadsides, chapbooks, and bits of ephemera from Arion Press

Various authors

San Francisco

Arion Press

Various dates


Mostly in wrappers. Laid in are several catalogues, prospectuses, and a piece of ephemera, the wedding announcement for publisher Andrew Hoyem and writer/editor Diana Ketcham.


  • On Printers Dissipation by Thorstein Veblen, 1970.
  • Notes on Virginia's Childhood by Vanessa Bell. Frank Hallman, 1974. Hors de commerce copy to match the edition of 500 printed at Arion Press,
  • The First Poet Travels to the Moon by Andrew Hoyem. Broadside in wrappers, 1975.
  • Danae's Progress by Bradford Morrow, 1982. 2 Copies.
  • Napa Wine by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1984. 3 Copies.
  • Herman Phleger 1890-1984.
  • Four Letters from William Morris, 1984.
  • Jack Gannon: Jack of all Trades and Master of One, 1986. Boards. 
  • Sonnets from the Bohemian by Alfred W. Baxter. Silverado Squatter's Camp, Bohemian Grove, 1986.
  • The Story of Pomona and Vertumnus, 1987. 
  • 75 Life Lines by James Broughton. The Jargon Society, 1988.
  • Kipling in California edited by Thomas Pinney. The Bancroft Library, 1989.
  • A  Yosemite Camping Trip 1889 by Joseph N. LeConte. The Bancroft Library, 1990.
  • The Early Gardens of Rincon Hill by Albert Shumate, 1990.
  • The Cabin by David Mamet, 1992.
  • Mencken: a selection of quotations, 1995.
  • Canon Addenda by Jack Gannon, 1998.
  • Arion: A Poem by Alexander Pushkin translated by Seamus Heaney, 2002.
  • Love Affairs by Diana O'Hehir. Depot Books, 2002.
  • The Tulipomania by Charles Mackay, 2005. 2 copies.
  • The King-Fisher Letters by Jane Grabhorn, 2007.
  • Harold Ross and His Hollywood Restaurant, 2012.
  • The Story of Arion and the Dolphin by G.R. Woodward, 2013.

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