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  • The Philistine Traveler (2 Volume Set) by Jones, Dave and William Kent
    Jones, Dave and William Kent
    The Philistine Traveler (2 Volume Set)

    First Edition

    New Haven: The Philistine Press, 1954. Two folio comb-bound volumes with straw covers and cloth ties in the planographed cardboard slipcase. Printed by the authors on a No. 1200 (11 x 14) Multigraph Offset Press with a No. 296 Head ~ Davidson Feeder; on Mohawk Construction Paper (80#). An elaborate production employing multicolored paper stock, planograph prints, hand-lettering, perforations, and inserts. With an appendix: "13 articles commissioned for this Published Score by the Authors, from 6 Internationally Known Critics who discuss & analyze Various Aspects of The Traveler." As noted in their Preface, the ambitious intent of the authors was for a complete audio/visual performance: "Poems set to Music and presented simultaneously in an Ordered Manner with Paintings: the…

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    New Haven: The Philistine Press, 1954. Two folio comb-bound volumes with straw covers and cloth ties in the planographed cardboard slipcase. Printed by the authors on a No. 1200 (11 x 14) Multigraph Offset Press with a No. 296 Head ~ Davidson Feeder; on Mohawk Construction Paper (80#). An elaborate production employing multicolored paper stock, planograph prints, hand-lettering, perforations, and inserts. With an appendix: "13 articles commissioned for this Published Score by the Authors, from 6 Internationally Known Critics who discuss & analyze Various Aspects of The Traveler." As noted in their Preface, the ambitious intent of the authors was for a complete audio/visual performance: "Poems set to Music and presented simultaneously in an Ordered Manner with Paintings: the latter projected on a Screen by means of Kodachrome Slides and the former recorded on Tape, or L.P. record.". ISBN: 281AIB1047971.

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    Signed by both authors. First edition. Limited edition, #158/1000. The straw covers of both volumes are a bit ragged at the edges. All ties are present. Comb-binding intact. Slipcase has 2.5 x 2.5 inch chip missing from right edge which affects the text.

    Book ID: 262857
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  • The Shell: A PLay by McClure, Michael
    McClure, Michael
    The Shell: A PLay

    First Edition

    London: Cape Goliard Press, 1969. The play is printed in a scroll format with printed ribbon. The characters include a nude man and woman, a white fuffy puppy, 3 flowers and a worm. A modern parable for out time exploring the idea of a people beset with life-threatening tribulations through a surreal staging. Scroll is protected in a tube with printed label. Scarce. ISBN: 281AIB1048672.

    Signed by the author with a drawing. Limited edition, 1/50 signed copies. First edition (first printing). A fine copy in rolled scroll format. Glue stains where sheets have been glued together. Protected in original tube with printed label.

    Book ID: 263881
    Keywords: Collectible, Drama, Novelty
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  • Au pays de samba diouf: Proverbes africains by Tharaud, Jerome and Jean; illustrated by Mary-Morin
    Tharaud, Jerome and Jean; illustrated by Mary-Morin
    Au pays de samba diouf: Proverbes africains

    First Edition

    Paris: Editions Radot, 1927. 9 by 11 inches. 12 leaves, including 3 pages of text followed by 30 individual poichoirs after watercolors by Mary-Maurin of Senegal and the Sudan. Each illustration is captioned in French with an African proverb. Published in an edition of 250 copies. Uncommon. ISBN: 281AIB1040907.

    First edition (first printing). Fine sheets in a blue folding portfolio. Lacking the original decorative outer sleeve, as usual. Copy 174 of 250.

    Book ID: 206618
    Keywords: Africa, Collectible, Novelty
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  • Three Stories by Lessing, Doris
    Lessing, Doris
    Three Stories

    First Edition Thus

    Helsinki: Eurographica, 1963. 117 pages. One of 350 numbered copies signed by the author. First separate edition of these stories which first appeared in Lessing's 1963 collection, A Man and Two Women. ISBN: 9789519371344.

    First edition (first printing). Light edge wear else a fine copy in stiff paper wrappers with printed blue dust jacket. Signed and dated by the author on the title page. Copy number 339.

    Book ID: 264864
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  • Dark Command: Cutting Continuity [Original Script] by Burnett, W. R. (novel); screenplay by Jones, Grover; Lionel Houser; and F. Hugh Herbert
    Burnett, W. R. (novel); screenplay by Jones, Grover; Lionel Houser; and F. Hugh Herbert
    Dark Command: Cutting Continuity [Original Script]

    New York: Republic Pictures Corp, [ca. 1940]. 99 pages. 8-1/4 by 14 inch sheets bound with two brass round-head fasteners. Post-production continuity script for the 1940 film adaptation starring Claire Trevor, John Wayne, Roy Rogers and Walter Pidgeon. It was the only film in which the Western icons Wayne and Rogers appeared together. Based on Burnett's 1938 novel. Printed recto only in typescript. ISBN: 281AIB1042959.

    A very good copy. Bradbound. Top edges curled and snagged but not affecting text.

    Book ID: 216446
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  • Poland / 1931 by Rothenberg, Jerome
    Rothenberg, Jerome
    Poland / 1931

    (N.-pl. but Santa Barbara): Unicorn Press, 1970. leaf one - leaf eleven. An experimental ethnopoetic anthology written, Rothenberg later said, "in a world of Jewish mystics, thieves, & madmen (Radical Poetics and Secular Jewish Culture, pg. 35)." Printed on loose, handmade Japanese paper housed in cloth boards. One of 550 numbered copies, 1-50 were numbered and signed by the author, and 51-550 were numbered. There was also a lettered edition A-J hors commerce. ISBN: B002FZ7EE8.

    Limited trade edition number 269. Near fine leaves with a few light creases, in a near fine cloth case with a bit of toning to paper lining and pockets. Map and two photo-illustrated cards laid in. Association copy. Inscribed to fellow poet Diane di Prima: "with much love & admiration, Jerome."

    Book ID: 211729
    Keywords: Collectible, Novelty, Poetry
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  • Around the World Program: A Three-Dimensional Travel Treat with Tru-Vue Viewer, 7 Stereo Views/card, 29 card set by Around the World Program. American Geographical Society
    Around the World Program. American Geographical Society
    Around the World Program: A Three-Dimensional Travel Treat with Tru-Vue Viewer, 7 Stereo Views/card, 29 card set

    Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday, n.d., 1950s. Stereo Views of the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, Chile, Columbia, England, France, Greece, Haiti, Iceland & Greenland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Lesser Antilles, Norway, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, Scotland, The South Sea Islands. Spain, Turkey, United Arab Republic, United States of America, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, Wales, 5 Little Countries of Europe. ISBN: 281AIB1049010.

    Very nice set and viewer housed in album case which is scuffed and worn but complete.

    Book ID: 264469
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  • Denver, South Park and Pacific (Steel engraved plate of dust jacket illustration) by Poor, M. C.
    Poor, M. C.
    Denver, South Park and Pacific (Steel engraved plate of dust jacket illustration)

    Denver: Rocky Mountain Railroad Club, 1976. 11.5 x 9 inch steel engraved plate of the dust jacket illustration of locomotive 54 (reduced in size on dust jacket) mounted on wood block for printing. Unique railroadiana item. ISBN: 281AIB1049263.

    Plate is in very good overall condition with a few scratches in plate and a 1/2 scuff on middle of plate to left of locomotive 54.

    Book ID: 264842
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  • A Family History of California (Part I) [bound with] Growing Up in Nevada City: Part II by Webb, Catherine J. Graphics by Cathy Harder. Woodblock cover print by Gary Goren
    Webb, Catherine J. Graphics by Cathy Harder. Woodblock cover print by Gary Goren
    A Family History of California (Part I) [bound with] Growing Up in Nevada City: Part II

    First Edition

    [Berkeley]: [Type-Ink-Berkeley], 1975. 252 pages. The book tells some of the personal history of Catherine Webb but covers family history, social changes and family adventures. Part I begins in 1832 and ends in 1911 in Mexico at the time of the Mexican Revolution. Part II begins in 1911 in Nevada City and ends in the mid-1920s. Illustrations in black-and-white. Woodblock print by Gary Goren on cover. 11.5 x 9 inches. ISBN: B001QSA61I.

    Inscribed by the author and graphic designer on title page to Part I. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in cardstock covers with metal prong clip holding pages.

    Book ID: 78696
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  • Stone Eye Leather Embossed Journal metal lock
    Stone Eye Leather Embossed Journal metal lock

    Fantasy Gifts. 120 pages of linen parchment paper. 5-1/4 by 7 inches. ISBN: 810171020307.

    A new copy.

    Book ID: 261124
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  • 1929 Fortuna Union High School Megaphone Yearbook (Fortuna, CA) by Fortuna Union High School
    Fortuna Union High School
    1929 Fortuna Union High School Megaphone Yearbook (Fortuna, CA)

    Fortuna, CA: Fortuna Union High School, 1929. ISBN: 281AIB1036937.

    A very good copy.

    Book ID: 181252
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  • 1930 Fortuna Union High School Megaphone Yearbook (Fortuna, CA) by Fortuna Union High School
    Fortuna Union High School
    1930 Fortuna Union High School Megaphone Yearbook (Fortuna, CA)

    Fortuna, CA: Fortuna Union High School, 1930. ISBN: 281AIB1036936.

    A very good copy.

    Book ID: 181251
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  • Cook!: Favorite Recipes from the Kitchen of Michael Pollan by Pollan, Michael
    Pollan, Michael
    Cook!: Favorite Recipes from the Kitchen of Michael Pollan

    First Edition

    [San Francisco]: [California Bookstore Day], [2014]. This is a collection of a dozen "or so" recipe cards with short note written by Pollan as an introduction. Housed in a bamboo box with a lid fitted with a groove for holding the recipe being cooked. With lots of space to add your own recipes. Published exclusively for California Bookstore Day in 2014, the number printed and manufactured was small. Box measures 7 by 4-1/2 by 5-1/2 inches. ISBN: 9783002018778.

    First edition (first printing). Fine; recipe cards still sealed. Small, natural imperfections in the bamboo.

    Book ID: 80787
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  • Poland / 1931 by Rothenberg, Jerome
    Rothenberg, Jerome
    Poland / 1931

    First Edition

    (N.-pl. but Santa Barbara): Unicorn Press, 1970. leaf one - leaf eleven. An experimental ethnopoetic anthology written, Rothenberg later said, "in a world of Jewish mystics, thieves, & madmen (Radical Poetics and Secular Jewish Culture, pg. 35)." Printed on loose, handmade Japanese paper housed in cloth boards. One of 550 numbered copies, 1-50 were numbered and signed by the author, and 51-550 were numbered. There was also a lettered edition A-J hors commerce. ISBN: B002FZ7EE8.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy, #365 of 500 numbered copies. In a near fine gray cloth case with a bit of toning to paper lining and pockets. Paper label on case spine. Map and three photo-illustrated cards laid in. Front case cover is slightly curved.

    Book ID: 265399
    Keywords: Collectible, Novelty, Poetry
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  • Terms of Endearment (cassette tape) by McMurtry, Larry
    McMurtry, Larry
    Terms of Endearment (cassette tape)

    Columbia, Missouri: American Audio Prose Library, 1982. ISBN: 281AIB1051092.

    The tape runs for 44 minutes, 15 seconds. It does not appear to have been played.

    Book ID: 268091
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  • The 3 Tenors in Concert 1994 by Carreras, Jose; Placido Domingo; and Luciano Pavarotti
    Carreras, Jose; Placido Domingo; and Luciano Pavarotti
    The 3 Tenors in Concert 1994

    New York: Resorts, 1994. Laser Disc of the World Cup concert at Dodger Stadium, conducted by Zubin Mehta. The tenors performed opera arias, a pop song medley, and a Hollywood film music medley. ISBN: 9786303206660.

    New. Still sealed.

    Book ID: 121372
    Keywords: Film/Movies, New, Novelty
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  • Bloomfield, G
    Avenue of the Giants Marathon, Half, 10K Run May 7, 2006

    Eureka: Six Rivers Running Club, 2006. ISBN: 281AIB1046531.

    Very Good

    Book ID: 251512
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  • Claude Monet and Some Other Impressionists by Kitaj, Max
    Kitaj, Max
    Claude Monet and Some Other Impressionists

    N.Pl: n.d. 9 pages. Max Kitaj is the son of R. B. Kitaj and Sandra Fisher. ISBN: 281AIB1047964.

    This project was submitted as part of a class assignment. Text printed in blue ink. Illustrated artistic cover sheet. Note from professor/instructor on sticky-note at end.

    Book ID: 262851
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  • Highboy Rings Down the Curtain by Chamberlain, George Agnew
    Chamberlain, George Agnew
    Highboy Rings Down the Curtain

    First Edition

    Burlington, Vermont: Evening News Company, 1923. 55 pages. Limited edition, #167/300. A story about the appreciation of a horse, Highboy. ISBN: 281AIB1047332.

    Note by the author on title page under his name "who wishes you a Merry," followed by Christmas 1923, without a signature. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in a cloth over thick paper binding with black and white lettering and image of a horse on front cover. Text pulled away from staples.

    Book ID: 261865
    Keywords: Collectible, Horses, Novelty
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  • BAEDEKER,
    NORTHERN FRANCE

    KARL, 1909. ISBN: B00AXZ6KXS.

    Very Good

    Book ID: 203795
    Keywords: Collectible, France, Novelty
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