Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
San Francisco, CA, United States
DoneThu, Nov 3, 2016 6:00 PM GMT
Fine Press Books - Fine Bindings & Sets
300 lots of finely printed books, broadsides and finely bound books and sets. The fine press portion of the auction features the collection of the late Marjorie Stern, being offered here for the benefit of the Special Collections of the San Francisco Public Library. Many fine volumes from the fine presses of the Bay Area and beyond are offered, including works from the Allen Press, Grabhorn Press, Arion Press, Yolla Bolly Press, Limited Editions Club, John Henry Nash, Perishable Press, and many others. The second section of the auction comprises 60 lots of sets and finely bound books. Classic works by some of the great names of Western literature including Robert Burns, Thomas Carlyle, Charles Dickens, Edward Gibbon, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Francis Parkman, William Shakespeare, and many others.