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Lot 0259
Heading: (Fine Press Books)
Title: Five biographies and bibliographies of fine presses published by the Book Club of California
Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher:Book Club of California
Date Published: Various dates

5 volumes. includes:

  • Wentz, Roby. The Grabhorn Press: A Biography. Cloth-backed boards, plain paper jacket. One of 750 copies. 1981.

  • Olmsted, Duncan. Seventy Years: A Check-list of Book Club Publications 1914-1983. Decorative wrappers. 1984.

  • Allen, Lewis and Dorothy. The Allen Press Bibliography: a Facsimile with Original Leaves and Additions To Date Including a Checklist of Ephemera. Prospectus laid in. Blind-stamped brown cloth. One of 750 copies. 1985.

  • Lewis, Oscar. The First Seventy-Five Years: The Story of the Book Club of California, 1912-1987. One of 1200 copies. Gilt stamped cloth. 1987.

  • Harlan, Robert D. The Two Hundredth Book A Bibliography of the Books Published By The Book Club Of California, 1958-1993. Quarter cloth and patterned boards. One of 500 copies. 1993.

Provenance: Sandor Burstein.


Occasional light wear to bindings; all volumes near fine or better, mostly fine.

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Five biographies and bibliographies of fine presses

Estimate $200 - $300May 04, 2017
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San Francisco, CA, USA