Lot 114 of 515:
Sixteen volumes from the SF fine press  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$168
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Sixteen volumes of fine press offerings from San Francisco

Various authors

San Francisco


Various dates


Includes books from Book Club of CA, chapbooks from the Grabhorn Press, keepsakes for the Roxburghe Club, and other items printed by Glenn Todd and Andrew Hoyem.


  • Letter of Commodore Robert F. Stockton. Thomas W. Norris 1951. Printed by the Grabhorn Press.
  • Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Typographic Work of Jane Grabhorn...[Stanford Universities Libraries], 1956. 1 of 500 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press.
  • The Japanese Garden of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon G. Guiberson. Printed at the Grabhorn Press, [1962].
  • An Alphabet of Decorative Initials designed by Contemporary artists...Grabhorn Press, 1963. Wrappers, stitched.
  • Carl Irving Wheat As I Knew Him by [George L. Harding]. Printed wrappers, stitched. 1 of 350 copies designed and printed by Mallette Dean, [1966].
  • Prospectus for 40 Years: A chronology of Announcements & Keepsakes Roxburghe Club of San Francisco 1928-1967. Printed by Grabhorn-Hoyem.
  • Edwin Grabhorn on Ornamentation. [Grabhorn-Hoyem], [1969]. Printed wrappers, stitched. 1 of 305 copies printed for the Friends of the SF Public Library and the Roxburghe club.
  • Garrick's London: Of Books & the Theater by Norman Philbrick. Stanford University Libraries, 1969. Printed wrappers, stitched. 1 of 1,000 copies of this keepsake printed by Grabhorn-Hoyem.
  • 2 Poems by H.D. with illuminations by Wesley Tanner. Arif Press, 1971. Printed wrappers, stitched. 1 of 200 copies printed by Grabhorn-Hoyem.
  • The Quarterly News-Letter of the Book Club of California, Winter 1971. Including The Poet as Printer by Andrew Hoyem. Saddle-stitched.
  • Phil O'Bib by [Richard De Bury]. [Andrew Hoyem, Printer], 1974. Printed wrappers. 1 of 125 copies printed as a keepsake for the Roxburghe & Zamorano clubs.
  • The Tree: A California Story by Oscar Lewis. [Andrew Hoyem, Printer], [1976] Printed wrappers, stitched. 1 of 200. 
  • The Haskell F. Norman Collection of Science and Medicine. Jeremy Norman, 1985. Printed wrappers. 1 of 1,000 copies printed by the Arion Press for the Roxburghe & Zamorano clubs.
  • Jack Gannon: Jack of all Trades and Master of One. Arion Press keepsake, 1986. Printed paper-covered boards. 1 of 300. 
  • The First 75 Years: The Story of the Book Club of California 1912-1987 by Oscar Lewis. Book Club of California, 1987. Cloth-backed boards. 1 of 1,200 copies printed by Arion Press.
  • California Bookplates: A Keepsake for the Members of The Book Club of California, 2006. Printed wrappers. Printed by Peter Rutledge Koch.


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