Lot 48 of 515:
Shelf of six fine press books  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Lot of six volumes on theater, poetry, and printing from Book Club of California and Grabhorn Press
Author:
Various authors
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
Book Club of California
Date:
Various dates
Description:

Five volumes from BCC ranging from (12mo) to (4to), mostly cloth or cloth-backed bindings. One volume from the Grabhorn Press printed for members of the Bohemian Club. 

Comprises:

  • Continent's End: An Anthology of Contemporary California Poets edited by George Sterling et al., 1925. Unnumbered copy to match the edition of 600 printed by John Henry Nash.
  • The Persistence of Poetry by Witter Bynner, 1929. Slipcase. One of 325 copies signed by the author. (Slipcase cracked).
  • Shakespeare in Bohemia: Three Plays by Loyall McLaren, David Dodge, & David Magee. Illustrated by Tony Sotomayor. 
  • Behind the Scenes: Glimpses of Fin de Siecle San Francisco by Gelett Burgess with commentaries by Joseph M. Backus, 1968. One of 400 copies printed by Robert Grabhorn and Andrew Hoyem with woodcut decorations by Shirley Barker.
  • Fond of Printing: Gordon Craig as Typographer & Illustrator by Colin Franklin, 1980. One of 450 made for the Book Club of California.
  • Isadora Duncan & Gordon Craig: The Prose & Poetry of Action by Cynthia Splatt, 1988. 
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Very good or better.
 
Item number:
309101
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