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Washington, D. C. The Library of Congress, 2003. 1st edition. 140 pp. Profusely illustrated with woodcuts and black and white photographic images. 10-1/4" x 7-1/4". Brown cloth binding with gilt emblem of Library of Congress stamped to front and gilt title lettering stamped to spine. Brown dust jacket with color...
Worcester, American Antiquarian Society, 1983. 1st edition. 322 ppg (including index), 8vo. Navy blue cloth binding, beige printed paper wrapper.
New York: The Limited Editions Club (by Aldus Printers), 1950. 1st edition thus (Newman & Wiche A-22). LIMITED to 3000 copies. 29, [7 (appendix & colophon)] pp. Many b/w intratextual illustrations and photographic images. 13" x 10". Scant. Quarter-bound orange cloth spine (black stamped lettering) over buff paper boards printed in orange. Buff endpapers.
(New York): The Limited Editions Club (at the Rotunda of the Low Memorial Library, Columbia University), 1957. 1st edition thus (presumed). 46, [2 (blank)] pp. Frontis of Macy from an portrait done by Norman Rockwell. 9-3/8" x 6-3/8". Scant. Stiff grey paper wrappers, beige printed title label to front wrapper.
(n. p.): D. Nutt, 1907. 1st printing. One printed sheet, folded once vertically, to form 4 pages. List A, and List B: page 2-3. Order blank: p. 4. Floral decoration to p. 1, left side. 8-5/8" x 5-11/16". Self-wrappers.
San Francisco: Book Club of California, 2012. 1st edition. Single sheet folded once. Large b/w photograph tipped in to rear of front wrapper. Envelope size: Oblong format. 10" x 13". White printed paper. Housed in original publisher's white envelope. Please note this is the prospectus ONLY, not the book.
Berkeley: Serendipity Books, (1972). 1st edition. Single sheet folded twice. 8" x 5-1/8". Beige printed paper.
Berkeley: Peter Koch Printers, (n. d.). Ca. early 2000s. Unpaginated, though16 pp. Intratextual color photographic images. 8-3/8" x 5-1/2". Beige printed paper wrappers, tied with a white string. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve.
(n. p.): (n. d.). Broadside. Graphic image printed in black surrounding text. 5" x 3". Housed in a clear mylar sleeve. A bookplate designed by Bruce Rogers.
San Francisco: (1881). Recto with chromolithographed image of Columbia, holding a globe, sitting on a pile of books, with the Boston Daily Globe newspaper as background. Verso with Bourgoin's business stamp. 4-3/4" x 3-1/16" [12 cm x 7.8 cm]. Scarce production trade card used by late 19th C San Francisco...
[San Francisco]: . 1st edition thus. Single sheet folded once. 4 pp. 18-11/16" x 13-1/8". Beige & white paper printed in black, brown, red & blue. Housed inside large brown publishers envelope. Contains a facsimilie of the decree side-by-side with an English translation by Lesley Byrd Simpson.
(n. p.): (n. d.). 1st edition thus. Single sheet folded twice. 8" x 4-3/4". White printed paper. Green design to front. Deckled edges.
(San Francisco): (1975). 1st edition. Single sheet folded twice into pamphlet. Many intratextual brown and white photographic images. 8-1/2" x 3-5/8". Beige paper printed with brown lettering.
New York: The Colophon New Series, 1937. 1st edition. , 487 - 628, [4 (blank)] pp. B/w intratextual illustrations. 9-1/2" x 6-1/4". Beige cloth binding, light blue stamped design to spine and front board.
New York: The Colophon New Series, 1936. 1st edition. , 157, [1 (blank)] pp. B/w intratextual illustrations. 9-1/2" x 6-1/4". Beige cloth binding, brown stamped design to spine and front board.
Greenbrae: Tamalpais Press, 1993. 1st edition. Two folded sheets. 8-3/8" x 5". White printed paper.
New York: Beadle and Adams, 98 William St. (n. d.). Ca 1885. Unpaginated, though 30 pp, including wrappers. Reproduction image of 2 wrapper covers. 7-7/8" x 5-5/8". Printed self-wrappers, stapled.
Historical Society of Southern California, (n. d.). [Reprint from Southern California Quarterly Vol. LXXII, No. 2, Summer 1990]. , 157- 172 pp. 9" x 5-3/4". White printed paper wrappers. Stapled.