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Daisies Never Tell.

By: D'AMBROSIO, Joseph J. (1934-2009).

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Sherman Oaks, CA:, Joseph J. D'Ambrosio, 1982.: 1982

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: LV1770


8vo. (16 x 22.3 cm). [Not paginated]. Preliminaries feature cut-out flowers and fan-fold action elements. Dark green cowhide with 2 glass windows showing folded paper daisies from pages within, housed in green paper clamshell slipcase lined in green felt; box worn at spine edges, else fine. SIGNED by author at title-page. Limited edition—14 of 50 numbered copies. Central "Ladies of the Garden" section presents four ORIGINAL SERIGRAPHS, each signed and numbered. The story is about D'Ambrosio's grandmother, "Nell" (in the text) who was dying at the time of publication, an... View more info

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The Most Agreeable Vice

By: HUXLEY, Aldous

Price: $300.00

Publisher: [Los Angeles]:, (Jake Zeitlin: 1938

Seller ID: AA1460

Condition: Small 4to. 7 pp. White printed wrappers. Fine.


[Los Angeles]:: (Jake Zeitlin. 1938. paperback. Small 4to. 7 pp. White printed wrappers. Fine.. Limited edition of 500 copies printed by The Ward Ritchie Press. . 1 View more info

[Meeting announcement] Annual Meeting – Gleeson Library Associates, University of San Francisco, Sunday, April 22, 1979.

By: [ANGELO, Valenti; John DREYFUS].

Price: $12.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Gleeson Library Associates, 1979.: 1979

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: LV2046


// Lecture "A Printer's Friends" by John Dreyfus . . . Concluding remarks by Sally R. Hurst. With an Eric Gill illustration on upper sheet, "La dame aux balles colorees (Woman with balloons), hand-colored by the hands of children under the supervision of Valenti Angelo. Inscribed by the speaker, John Dreyfus to Sally R. Hurst (see above). View more info

[Broadsheet]: The Rocket Press of Jonathan Stephenson

By: [BAWDEN, Edward]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [no place]:, 198:

Seller ID: AA2342

Condition: 527 x 251 mm. Brown woodcut. Cream paper. Very good.


[no place]:: 198. hardcover. 527 x 251 mm. Brown woodcut. Cream paper. Very good.. Limited edition of 350 copies. . 2 View more info

Image for Hard Traveling. Etchings and Woodcuts [by] DeLoss McGraw. Introduction by David Hickey with selections from writings by John Steinbeck, Woody Guthrie, Grady Harp, Gary Soto, Arthur Miller, Shakespeare, and the Holy Bible

Hard Traveling. Etchings and Woodcuts [by] DeLoss McGraw. Introduction by David Hickey with selections from writings by John Steinbeck, Woody Guthrie, Grady Harp, Gary Soto, Arthur Miller, Shakespeare, and the Holy Bible

By: [Brighton Press] DeLoss MCGRAW

Price: $4,000.00

Publisher: San Diego:, Brighton Press: 1985

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: AA3312

Condition: 350 x 287 mm. 13 7/8 x 11 1/2 inches (sheets). Folio, contents loose as issued in clamshell box with original painted binding by


San Diego:: Brighton Press. 1985. hardcover. 350 x 287 mm. 13 7/8 x 11 1/2 inches (sheets). Folio, contents loose. as issued in clamshell box with original painted binding by McGraw on. front cover. 10 full color hand-painted etchings and woodcuts, 4. additional three-dimensional cut-out images in plastic sleeves. Hand-. painted folding case with tie and button. Like new.. Limited edition of 100 numbered copies, signed by the artist McGraw – BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED. This piece does not follow the usual tradition of fine printing. Namely, the book is a work of art featuring brilliant colors a... View more info

The Grabhorn Press, a biography.

By: [GRABHORN PRESS] Roby WENTZ.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, The Book Club of California, 1981.: 1981

Seller ID: LV2059


// 4to. 151 pp. Illus. Quarter white linen-backed, gilt spine title, decorative boards, plain white dust-jacket (as issued); bottom edges of upper cover marred with a dual puncture, else very good. Limited edition of 750 copies printed at The Grace Hoper Press, Aptos, California. Initials by Mallette Dean. Publication no. 168 of The Book Club of California. The highly collected Grabhorn Press is honored with this full biographical treatment of the press, their operators, the authors and stories behind some of their greatest works. View more info

The wonderful city of Carrie Van Wie. Paintings of San Francisco at the turn of the century with text by Oscar Lewis.

By: [Grabhorn Press].

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Printed at the Grabhorn Press for the Book Club of California, (1963).: 1963

Seller ID: LV1026


380 x 262 mm. Tall 4to. Unpaginated. Title-page with color illus. and port., red initials, 21 color plates. Quarter beige cloth, pictorial boards, plain jacket. Bookplate of JAS Shiell. Fine. LIMITED EDITION of 525. The color reproductions are the size of the originals and were made from blocks engraved by Mary Grabhorn printed over collotype plates. View more info

American Bard. Being the preface to the first edition of Leaves of Grass now restored to its native verse rhythms and presented as a living poem.

By: [Lime Kiln Press] WHITMAN, Walt.

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: [Santa Cruz, CA]:, Lime Kiln Press, 1981.: 1981

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: LV1800


4to. 35, [1 blank], [3] pp. 2 woodcuts. Half gilt-stamped pig skin over raw India silk; top right edges faintly rubbed. SIGNED by printer William Everson in ink at limitation page. Prospectus laid-in, along with (slightly soiled) invitation to a reception celebration the book's publication, held on 6/3/1981 at the UC Santa Cruz McHenry Library. Near fine. RARE. LIMITED EDITION of 115 numbered copies [#24] printed on a rich ivory rag paper made by Imago Handpaper Mill and bound by Schuberth Bookbindery. This work was issued by Everson as "a structural re-arrangement of Walt Whitman's prose... View more info

Alphabetum Romanum [Codex Vaticanus 6852] Edited by Giovanni Mardersteig. [Translated by R. H. Boothroyd].

By: [Officina Bodoni] Feliciano, Felice, 15th cent.

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Verona, Italy:, Editiones Officinae Bodoni, (1960).: 1960

Seller ID: LV1809


24 cm. 137, [3] p. illus. (part col.). German text. Printed in Dante on Magnani paper, with five heliogravure plates and 26 large capitals (Q-S folding) hand-coloured by Ameglio Trivelli after the original manuscript. Original quarter brown crushed morocco over gray paper-backed boards with gilt-stamped printer's emblem, t.e.g., others uncut; acetate wrapper & matching decorative paper over boards slip-case with morocco trim; slip-case is neatly rebuilt, like new. Fine. LIMITED EDITION of 160 numbered copies with German text. Introduction and printing by Giovanni Mardersteig (1892-1977). Addi... View more info

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The Sonnets of William Shakespeare.

By: [Plantin Press] William SHAKESPEARE.

Price: $5,500.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, April 1974.: 1974

Seller ID: LV1813


Sm. 8vo. 154 pp. 2 illustrations by Mary Kuper. Original binding by Max J. Adjarian in quarter Levant morocco, decorative paper (designed by the printer), raised bands, gilt spine. Fine copy. LIMITED EDITION—74 of 120 numbered copies. Printed by Saul & Lillian Marks at the Plantin Press, Los Angeles. With wood engravings by Mary Kuper. This is the rarest and most desired hand-printed work from a Southern California printer. It is notoriously rare as it was sold out on publication (Zeitlin bought out the edition and distributed it to private subscribers). It was elegantly designed by Sa... View more info