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|A Compleat History of the Whole Proceedings of the Parliament of Great Britain Against Dr. Henry Sacheverell: With His Tryal Before the House of Peers, for High Crimes and Misdemeanors|
J. Baker, London, 1710
A Compleat History of the Whole Proceedings of the Parliament of Great Britain Against Dr. Henry Sacheverell with His Tryal Before the House of Peers for High Crimes and Misdemeanors; the Reasons
|Love Books of Ovid, The (A. King illustrations), Ovid|
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good;, Jacket: no jacket, as issued., Illustrated by Alexander King.
Art Studio Books., New York:, 1930.
One of the many illustrated, 'erotic' classics published during the 1920-30's. This copy is one of two thousand numbered copies. The book was also published in a deluxe edition of 50 copies, with
|Krazy Kat (Inscribed.), Herriman, George.|
Used, First Edition Condition: Very good;, Jacket: in fair d/w with several tear
Henry Holt & Co., NY:, 1946.
The first comprehensive anthology of Herriman's classic strip. Introduction by e.e. Cummings. This copy is inscribed inside the front cover with several original pen and ink drawings by Kelly Ki
|The Steam-Engine, or The Powers of Flame., Baker, Thomas.|
Used, First Edition Condition: Good., Jacket: No Jacket.
J. S. Hodson., London:, 1857.
Dark green cloth, blocked and lettered in gold. Signature of previous owner in ink on front paste-down. Baker, the author of many books on civil engineering, wrote this poem as a history of and
|In the Spirit of Crazy Horse, Matthiessen, Peter|
First edition. NY: Viking, 1983. Fine in price-clipped d/w. In the Spirit of Crazy Horse chronicles the history between the Sioux and the United States government, with emphasis on the 1971 shoot
|The Cat and the Cherub and other Stories., Fernald, Chester.|
Used, First Edition Condition: Good;, Jacket: no Jacket, as issued.
The Century Co., New York:, 1896.
A chidren's book about early San Francisco Chinatown.
|San Francisco Review #1, Bukowski, Charles|
San Francisco Review, San Francisco, 1958
1st ed. Includes poetry by Charles Bukowski, e.e. cummings, William Saroyan. Signed on copyright page by publisher R.H. Miller. Chip at top of spine; title page beginning to separate from text b
|Aus Revolutionstagen, Bauer, Dr. Constantin|
Braunschweig: Verlag von A.Graff's Buchhandlung, 1919. 8vo, 94 pp. Illustrated boards. An illustrated history of the Paris Commune, with 94 drawings and tipped-plates by Gustave Dore. Fair-Good. I
|Desert, The., Jeffers, Robinson.|
Used, First Edition Condition: Good;, Jacket: No Jacket as Issued.
Dawson's Book Shop,, Los Angeles:, 1976.
First book publication of Jeffers' poem, first published in the Occidental Mid-Winter magazine, 1905. Fine in outward appearance, but several pages have separated from spine. 2"x2-3/4".
|The Daily Express Children's Annual: Introducing Self-Erecting Models to Illustrate the Stories No. 5, Giraud, S. Louis, Editor.|
Lane Publications, London
Undated, but circa 1932. Seven pop-ups which appear to be complete, although the glue has come loose from one page and it needs repair. In addition to the pop-ups, there is a full-color frontispie
|Naples: Past & Present (2 Volume Set), Norway, Arthur H.|
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good
Frederick A. Stokes Company, NY, 1901
2 volume set, 8vo., a.e.g. 295 pp., Black cloth with gilt lettering and design along spines and front covers. Includes 24 photogravure illustrations and 32 half-tone engravings. Very good: very li
|Little Story Books, Various|
John H. Eggers, 1917
Four miniature story books in original box. Each book 2- 1/4" x 2 3/4", 8pp., stapled wrappers with three-color illustrations. Box has an illustration on the front with the verse ' Here are little
|Storie della citta di Firenze dal 1410 al 1460….. Books 1-4. [Stories of the City of Florence from the year 1410 to 1460. Written in the same times …, Buoninsegni, Dom. di Lionardo.|
Used Condition: Good.
Florence: Nella Stamperia di Giorgio Marescotti, 1579-1580
Florence: Nella Stamperia di Giorgio Marescotti, 1579-1580. [The colophon is dated Florence, 1579, but the dedication to Francesco de Medici, is dated April 15, 1580.] 1st edition. Small 4to, 1/2
|A Complete Life of Gen. (General) George A. Custer, Whittaker, Frederick|
Sheldon & Company, New York, 1876
1st edition (1876) in gilt decorated green cloth. The interior is generally clean and tight, with foxing along the outside edge but very little foxing inside. Contemporary inked signature on end p
|I Am Legend, The 40th Anniversary Edition, Matheson, Richard|
Gauntlet Publications, Springfield, 1995
Limited to 500 copies. Signed by Matheson, George Clayton Johnson, Matthew R. Bradley, Dan Simmons, and Dennis Etchison. Bound in full red leather with gilt letter spine and front cover. In Fine
|Ugly Girl Papers; or Hints from the Toilet (from Harper's Bazar), Powers, S.D.|
1st edition, Harper & Brothers, 1874-75. 8vo, Blue decorated cloth with gilt lettering. A good, clean copy but with tears and inked owner's signature in front endpaper. Shelf-wear and rubbing to e
|The Country of the Dwarves, du Chaillu, Paul|
1st edition, Harper & Brothers, (1871) of this book on travels to West Equatorial Africa. Illustrated with steel engravings. A good+, clean copy. Light wear to top and bottom of spine and corners.
|Burning Bright, Steinbeck, John|
Viking Press, NY, 1950
1st ed., 8vo, beige cloth. Very good in good+ dust jacket. A clean tight copy but with a prior owner's signature inside front cover. D/w is not price clipped but has some light wear at top and bot
|The Mummy, Riley, Philip (Ed.)|
Magic Image FilmBooks, 1989
1st ed. thus. 4to, black cloth. Facsimile of the original script for the 1932 Boris Karloff film -- originally entitled "Im-Ho-Tep", screenplay by John Balderston. With 54 pages of introductory es
|Songs of Innocence & Songs of Experience, Blake, William|
London: Arthur L Humphreys, 1911. 12mo, leather binding with gilt spine design, raised bands, gilt borders and bands by Riviere and Son. 1st ed. thus, containing Songs of Innocence & Songs of Expe
|The Horkey, Bloomfield, Robert|
1st edition; London: Macmillan & Co., 1882. Pictorial boards with cloth spine. Illustrations by George Cruikshank – note that this is not THE George Cruikshank, but his nephew. Interior is clean a
|California Jubilee, Ainsworth, Ed|
1st ed., 1948. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket, signed by author Ainsworth as well as the cover artist, Clyde Forsythe and Los Angeles County Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz. The book is in fine c
|The Sleepy Lagoon Case, Welles, Orson|
1st ed., second printing with the original 5c price at the bottom of the cover. Covers age-toned with a couple of light stains. Paper cover pulling from one of the staples, but still intact. Penci
|The Secret Integration, Pynchon, Thomas|
Aloes Books, London, 1980
First edition, thus. One of 2,500 copies. First state with the print run listed on the back cover. Pristine copy.
|Detective Short Story, The., Queen, Ellery|
Used Condition: Very Good., Jacket: Good.
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1942
Ground breaking bibliography in the field of detective fiction; the first bibliography of the detective short story. One of 1060 copies of which 1000 were offered for sale. Several closed tears
|A Time To Heal, Ford, Gerald R.|
ISBN: 0060112972/9780060112974 Used, First Edition Condition: Good, Jacket: Very Good
Harper & Row, New York, 1979
First edition, first printing, signed by the former U.S. President and author on tipped in first blank page. Bound in publisher's blue cloth with gilt to front board and spine. Top edge of front c
|Artistic Sugar Work and Ice Sculpturing, Heckmann, A. and Schley, Alb.|
Killinger, Nordhausen, 1925
Tall 4to, blue cloth with gilt-lettered cover. An illustrated guide for preparing delicate confections in sugar and ice. English translation, revised by A. Fries. 56 photographic plates, 40 of the
|Arthur Rackham His Life and Work, Hudson, Derek|
Used Condition: Very Good-Near Fine, Jacket: Very Good
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1973
Classic biography of Arthur Rackham, with 32 tipped in color plates and numerous b&w illustrations, portraits, facsimiles in-line with text. 1973 reprint edition. Also "the printed work of Arthur
|Lewis Carrroll's The Hunting of The Snark, Carroll, Lewis|
Used Condition: Fine, Jacket: No Jacket, as Issued.
William Kaufmann, Inc., Los Altos
Centenniel Edition, published by William Kaufmann, in cooperation with Bryn Mawr College Library, Los Altos, California, 1981. Red Cloth. Fine. No Jacket, as issued. Henry Holiday (illustrator). L
|Reflections of a California Governor., Low, Governor Frederick F.|
Used, First Edition Condition: Fine, Jacket: No Jacket, as Issued.
Sacramento Book Collectors Club,, Sacramento, 1959
The texts of a "Memoir" (1877-1878) and an interview (1883) between Low and H.H. Bancroft, in which the ninth governor of California (1863-1867) reflected on his business and political life, with
|Satyrs and Women, Louys, Pierre|
Used, Signed Condition: Good, Jacket: No Jacket, as Issued
Covici, Friede, New York, 1930
An ode to the female form, translated by Pierre Louys with tipped-in color illustrations by Majeska. No. 308 of 1250 copies. Bound in blue buckrum, rubbed and and faded.
|Stockton Boyhood/ Being the Reminiscences of Carl Ewald Grunsky, Grunsky, Carl Ewald|
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good, Jacket: No Jacket, as Issued.
Friends of the Bancroft Library, The, San Francisco, 1959
Limited to 800 copies. Designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy. Sm. 4to; 134 pp., illus. Essays written at the end of Grunsky's life about his early years in Stockton, California, and studying engi
|Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler / A Checklist and Bibliography of Their Paperback Appearances, Lovisi, Gary (ed.)|
Brooklyn: Gryphon Books, 1994. 8vo, wrappers. 84 pp. Pristine copy; 1st edition of this indispensable reference for Hammett and Chandler collectors. limited to only 500 copies. As-new.
|The Sleepy Lagoon Case, Welles, Orson|
Citizens Committee for the Defense of Mexican-American Youth, Los Angeles, 1942
1st ed., 1st printing (June 1943, limited to 10,000 copies). Generally fine condition overall with some very light spotting along edge of front cover. The prologue page has serious toning from a
|Arthur Rackham: His Life and Work, Hudson, Derek|
Used, First Edition Condition: Very Good, Jacket: Fair
William Heinemann, London, 1960
1st edition of the classic biography of Rackham, including 32 tipped-in color plates and numerous b&w drawings in-line with text. Bibliography and checklists. APPENDIX A Bibliography, APPENDIX B D
|Historia de la Conquista del Nuevo Mundo (9 vols), Don Antonio de Solis|
Imprenta de Los Hijos de Doña Catalina Piñuela, Madrid, 1829
Nine volumes, 12mo full leather. Most volumes consist of contemporary historical accounts, translated and republished into the Spanish of the time. Contents (full Spanish titles reproduced below)
|The Book of the Hamburgs, Baum, L. Frank|
Books of Wonder, New York, 1991
First thus. Facsimile edition;first hardcover edition. 12mo, brown illustrated cloth. Published 14 years before The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, this was Baum's first book -- an illustrated guide to th
|The Wit and Wisdom of Mae West, Weintraub, Joseph (ed.)|
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1967
1st ed., inscribed by Mae West on half-title. A collection of West's quotations and aphorisms, illustrated with photographs.
|Resist Not Evil, Darrow, Clarence|
Used, First Edition Condition: Good, Jacket: No Jacket, as Issued.
Charles Kerr, Chicago, 1903
First edition of an early Darrow title examining the causes of crime and the evil and unsatifactory results of punishment. Green binding, white lettering and decoration on front board. Contents f
|LOCAL TALES AND HISTORICAL SKETCHES., Bailey, Henry D. B.|
Used, First Edition Condition: Good
NY: Fishkill Standard, 1874
8vo, dark brown cloth, gilt titles on spine. Photographic frontispiece portrait of Bailey tipped in, 431 pages. Slavery, Freedom, and Ghosts in the Hudson River Valley - a mixture of fact and fabl
|Hell House, The 25th Anniversary Edition, Matheson, Richard|
Used, Signed Condition: Fine, Jacket: No Jacket
Gauntlet Publications, Springfield, 1996
25th Anniv edition; limited to 600 copies in slipcase. Signed by Matheson, Dean Koontz.
|[Backgammon] Le grand Tric-Trac ou Méthode facile pour apprendre sans maître la marche, les termes, les règles, &une grande partie des finesses de ce Jeu., Soumille, L'Abbe|
P.F. Giffart, Paris, 1766
An early French treatise on the subject of backgammon, illustrated with 288 plates and figures. Revised edition; first published ten years earlier. Condition: interior is good and sound; pages ar
|English Creek, Doig, Ivan|
ISBN: 0689114788/9780689114786 Used, First Edition, Signed Condition: Fine, Jacket: Fine
Athenum, NY, 1984
|Dancing at the Rascal Fair, Doig, Ivan|
New, First Edition, Signed Condition: As New, Jacket: As New
Athenum, NY, 1987
|The Proud Highway (Signed), Thompson, Hunter S.|
New, First Edition Condition: New, Jacket: New
Villard, NY, 1997
New in d/w. Signed by Thompon on tipped-in bookplate
|Quality Street, Barrie, J. M.|
Used Condition: Good
Hodder & Stoughton, London
London: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. (1913). Small 4to, violet cloth, decorative embossed cover. 22 full color tipped-in plates by Hugh Thompson. Good condition: Loose joint but text bloc is fine. B
|Ecce Homo, Grosz, George|
New York: Brussel & Brussel. 1965, 1965. (First edition thus). Small folio. Gilt titled paper covered boards. Near fine in near fine price-clipped d/w. [d/w has a very light discoloration 1/" wide
|The Art Nouveau Book in Britain, Taylor, John Russell|
Used, First Edition
The M-I-T Press, London, 1966
London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1966. 8vo boards.176 pp. An illustrated history of the illustrated private press books and magazines. Beardsley, Housman, Rackham, King, Dulac and many others. Russ
|The Theory of Japanese Flower Arrangements, Conder, Josiah|
J.L. Thompson & Co., Kobe., 1935. Hardcover. First edition. Octavo. Illustrated in color and black & white. 88 pps. text + 68 b/w plates and 36 colored plates. Good, w/o jacket. Front cover stain
|Historia Templariorum. (History of the Templars), Nicholas Gurtler (Nicolai Gurtleri)|
Amsterdam: F. Van der Platas, 1703 - 12mo, vellum. 448 pp. Second edition of this history of the Order of the Templars (1119-1314), written in 1691 by a Protestant theologian, scholar, professor o
|The Tactics of Aelian, comprising the military system of the Grecians; illustrated with notes, explanatory plates., Aelianus (Tacticus)|
E. Kerby, London, 1814
Edited, and with a preliminary discourse by, Viscount Henry August Dillon. London: Small 4to, quarter leather and black cloth. 268 pp. 1st edition thus, inscribed by the ‘author’ (Dillon). Num
|At Play in the Fields of the Lord, Matthiessen, Peter|
Random House, New York, 1965. 1st ed., 1st ptg. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: G. Peter Matthiessen's middle-masterpiece. DJ unclipped, and with price visible ($5.95), but wit
|Partisans, Matthiessen, Peter|
First edition in d/w. Viking Press, 1955. Book: Good - Sound, tight copy but with some age-toning along spine and owner's signature inside front cover. The dust wrapper was trimmed so that it is 1
|Oomingmack: The Expedition to the Musk Ox Island in the Bering Sea, Matthiessen, Peter|
Used, First Edition
Hastings House, NY, 1967
Matthiessen was a member of the Nunivak Expedition formed to capture a group of musk ox calves to raise for their wool. Black and white photographs by the author. Book is flawless. Dustwrapper has
|Robert Bloch: 3-page typed letter, signed., Bloch, Robert|
3-page typed letter, signed “Bob”, 1972. Recommending a potential movie project based upon the Fritz Leiber novel “Gather, Darkness” and Bloch’s interest in writing the script. Three 6”x9” pages
|Floor Games, Wells, H. G.|
J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd, London, 1931
A good copy of the 1931 second edition in dust jacket. With marginal drawings by J. R. Sinclair. Interior is generally very clean and tight. The end papers are lightly foxed; the back of the dus
|The Cat Who Turned On and Off., Braun, Lilian Jackson.|
Braun, Lilian Jackson. The Cat Who Turned On and Off. NY: E.P. Dutton, 1968. 1st ed., 8vo, blue cloth. 3rd book in the ‘cat’ series. An association copy, inscribed by Braun to her proof-reader Fl
|Angry Candy (Signed Copy), Ellison, Harlan|
Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1988. 1st ed., 8vo black boards. An anthology of short stories. Fine in d/w. Signed by Ellison on the title page.
|The Short Timers (Signed), Hasford, Gustav|
NY: Bantam Books, 1983. 4th printing paperback, with a brief inscription by Hasford dated 1983. The inscription was written in orange ink and is faded, but still very legible. Very good. $75
|Savage Automatic Pistols, Carr, James|
Privately Printed, 1969
1st ed. 8vo, copper cloth, 131 pp. Classic reference work on the 32 Savage automatic pistols [1907-1922]. Pristine copy in a lightly rubbed very good dust jacket. No tears or chips.
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