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San Francisco: The Colt Press, . One sheet folded. 12.5 x 15 in.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1954. (c.f. Olmsted 88). One sheet, folded. 28.5 x 22 cm. Self-wrappers.
Westminister: Published by Chas. J. Sawyer Ltd. 1927. 1st edition. Limited to 2000 copies. 2 volumes: xvi, 367, ; viii, 423, [1 (blank)] pp (including Index in Vol II). 100 illustrations. 8vo. Maroon cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine. TEG. Printed buff paper dust jackets. Vol I....
New York: ARCO Publishing, (1979). 1st edition. xiv, , 159 pp (including Index). Illustrated. 8vo. Red cloth with gold spine lettering. Red dust jacket.
San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, 1921. 1st edition thus. LIMITED, of which this is no. 1014, SIGNED by the author. 275,  pp. Frontis + b/w photographic reproductions to inserted plates within. 8" x 5-3/4". Dark grey paper-covered binding, gilt stamped lettering to spine and front board. Buff printed paper DJ. Dark grey endpapers.
Baltimore: Bacchus Press Ltd. (1985). 1st edition. xiii, , 403, [1 (blank)] pp (including Index). Frontis. The occasional internal illustration. 8vo. Linen cloth binding with black stamped lettering. Red pictorial eps. Dust jacket.
New York: HarperCollins, (2001). 1st edition. xviii, , 636 pp (including Index). Illustrated. 8vo. Black cloth spine with peach-colored paper-wrapped boards. Pictorial eps. Orange dust jacket. Basbane's second installment, and another wonderful read, on the history/present-state of the world of books.
Schoharie: The Ephemera Society of America, 1995. 1st edition. Limited to 750 copies. 136 pp. Many intratextual illustrations. 11" x 8-1/2". Laminated paper wrappers with blue and black lettering and illustration printed to spine and covers. Includes small blue paper wrapped price guide to trade cards. "This book shows 232...
Scottsdale, AZ: Camelback Gallery, 1994. 1st "hardcover" edition. INSCRIBED by the author to title leaf. This edition LIMITED to 1501 copies. , xiii, , 95, [3 (blank)] pp. Black and white illustrations by Servello throughout. 8-7/8" x 5-3/4". Blue cloth binding, silver stamped lettering to spine and front board. Color illustrated DJ.
Philadelphia: M. Carey & Son, 1817. 1st printing thus (cf. Romaine, p. 70 for a similar catalogue for March 1817). 23,  pp. 12mo. 7-3/4" x 4-3/8". Publisher's printed self wrappers, sewn. Disbound, lacking other wrappers? Carey, beginning his career in 1785, was a monumental figure in the early history...
San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, . 1st printing. xv, , 63,  pp. Tipped-in announcement regarding the limited edition hardbound edition of this catalogue. 4to. 11-7/8" x 9-1/8". Printed buff paper wrappers, yapp edges.