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By: Arnold, Lloyd R.

Price: $63.00

Publisher: Caldwell, ID: The Caxton Printers Ltd. xiv + 343 p. 1969: 1969

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: noGHto7092

Condition: Fine

4to illus. 2nd Prnt. [1968]. [Cat. 58-19.] -Arnold became a friend of Hemingway during filming of FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS, where he took publicity pictures, and remained a friend for 22 years. Fine-Very Fine in spine-sunned VG DJ. View more info

CALIFORNIA PRINTING. A Selected List of Books Which Are Significent or Representative of a California Style of Printing. Part II of a Three-Part Series. 1890-1925.

By: Book Club of California.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: San Francisco: Book Club of California. 34 p.: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ABE-2334603397

Condition: Good

-[Cat. 67-54.] 4to illus. The 1981 Keepsake of the Book Club of California, With Announcement laid in. One small external dampstain; Good PB. View more info


By: Clark, Eleanor.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY: Pantheon Books. 203 p. 1966: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: arEo20Cl38

Condition: Very Good

8vo illus. Drawings by Leonid. 2nd Prtng. [1959].-60-61. Detailed look at the oyster industry in the Brittany region of France, by author of ROME AND A VILLA. Very Good-Fine no DJ. View more info

FILINGS FROM AN OLD SAW. Reminiscences of San Francisco and California's Conquest.

By: Downey, Joseph T. "Filings".

Price: $112.50

Publisher: San Francisco: John Howell, Publ. viii + 171 p.: 1956

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: wnLIvo1288

Condition: Fine

8vo frontis. Edited by Fred Backburn Rogers. 1st Ed. One of 750 Copies Printed by Lawton Kennedy. -Republication of 18 articles which first appeared in the San Francisco newspaper THE GOLDEN ERA from January 9 to July 3, 1853, recounting events from 1845-1847 prior to the Gold Rush. 60-96 & 43-44. Many uncut pages, Fine-Very Fine in partial Acetate jacket. View more info

A COUNTER-BLASTE TO TOBACCO. (Written by King James I.) Bibliotheca Curiosa

By: Goldsmith, Edmund [Ed].

Price: $76.50

Publisher: Edinburgh: Prvt. Prnt. 32 p. 1884: 1884

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ldCO2m8534

Condition: Fine

12mo. Reprnt [1604]. Lmt Ed. of 275 Copies. -King James I railed against the vile habit of tobacco in all its forms in 1604. The Irish have been the first nation to bar it from all public buildings and even its pubs! May theIrish be but the first of many nations to follow the 1604 warnings of the good King James I! Cat. 56-24. Boards faded; o/w Fine. View more info

TRANSACTIONS OF THE GROLIER CLUB. of the City of New York from July 1899 to December 1919. Part IV.

By: Grolier Club.

Price: $25.20

Publisher: New York: Grolier Club. 178 p.: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ABE-2334603395

Condition: Good

[Cat. 67-305.] 4to illus. One of 404 Copies; Printed Letterpress. Fold-over paper jacket on plain boards; 7 portraits & 8 plates; Most pages uncut; With partial DJ. Some external dampstains on margins; Partial DJ.; Good Externally & Very Good Internally. View more info

WRITINGS AND REFLECTIONS. From the World of Roderick Haig-Brown.

By: Haig-Brown, Roderick.

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press. 222 p. 1982: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: igITvo4534

ISBN: 0295959452

Condition: Fine

8vo Illus. by Gordon Maclean. Edited by Valerie Haig-Brown. 1st Ed. [CAT. 65-423.] Very Fine in Very Good DJ. View more info

COUGAR HUNTER. A Memoir of Roderick Haig-Brown.

By: HAIG-BROWN. Purdy, Al.

Price: $292.50

Publisher: Vancouver: The Phoenix Press. 73 p.: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: IGUGvo3229

ISBN: 0969646208

Condition: New

[Cat. 43-119 & 60-165.] 8vo illus. 1st Lmt. Ed. One of 215 Copies. -Signed by the Author. Includes a magazine piece on H-B, letters between them, & "Death of a Friend" which appeared in CANADIAN LITERATURE. Cave E 6. Very Fine in glassine wrapper. View more info

THE INDEPENDENT. Vol. LXX. January 12, 1911.

By: Independent.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: NY: Independent. pp. 65-118 + adverts. 1911: 1911

Seller ID: deEo25In92

Condition: Very Good

8vo illus. -60-202. "Some Last Letters" by Leo Tolstoy; "King-Mackeral Fishing" by M.C. Garnett. Good in Paper Wraps. View more info

MID-PACIFIC MAGAZINE. Official Organ of the Pan-Pacific Union. Vol. XXXI. No. 5. May, 1926.

By: Mid-Pacific Magazine.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Honolulu: Alexander Hume Ford. pp. 402-480 + 16 p. + 24 p. adverts. 1926: 1926

Seller ID: d-D-vo3070

Condition: Very Good

8vo illus. -60-294. New Guinea; Yakout in Siberia; Russia in China; Japan in Korea; Little Known Tribes in Phillipines; Fisheries of Indo-China; Southland of New Zealand; Fresh-water Eel; Raising Sunken Gold. Very Good in Paper Wraps. View more info

THE MID-PACIFIC MAGAZINE. Vol. XXXII. No. 5. November, 1926.

By: Mid-Pacific Magazine.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Honolulu: Alexander Hume Ford. 402-480 + 16 + adverts. 1926: 1926

Seller ID: d-Eo30Mi15

Condition: Very Good

8vo illus. -60-296. Luther Burbank; Pinapple Culture; Story of the Ayu (Salmonidae). Very Good in Paper Wraps. View more info


By: Pacific States Telephone & Telegraph Co.

Price: $270.00

Publisher: San Francisco: Pacific States Telephone & Telegraph Company. xx + 326 p. 1906: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ciNo300P82

Condition: Fair

8vo 1st Ed. -With postcard laid-in: "The California Historical Society gratefully acknowledges the generous gift of MR. JAMES H. CAMERON of: 22 checks, drawn on Donohoe, Ralston & Co. Bankers, which were taken from the ruins after the Fire of 1906. Virginia C. Parker, Librarian." This directory survived the Earthquake & Fire of 1906. [Cat. 55-319 & 65-611.] Covers detached and torn; Fair- Good in Paper Wraps. View more info

NONSENSE or Hits and Criticisms on the Follies of the Day.

By: Pomeroy, "Brick"

Price: $40.50

Publisher: New York: G.W. Carlton & CO. Publ. 275 p.: 1868

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ABE-1375824259

Condition: Very Good

12mo illus. by J.H. Howard. 1st Ed. CAT. 34-310. -With chapter on "Pickerel-Fishing in Connecticut." In orig. green blind-stamped cloth.Front end-paper removed; Very Good no DJ. View more info


By: Speakman, Fred & Alfred Curtis

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London:, G. Bell & Sons Ltd. ix + 189 p.: 1965

Edition: 4th Printing.

Seller ID: 160039

Condition: Near Fine

160039. Speakman, Fred & Alfred Curtis. A POACHER’S TALE. 8vo frontis. London: G. Bell & Sons Ltd. ix + 189 p. 1964 4th Printing. [1960] [Cat. 72.] 16-0039 con-sb. –As told by Alfred Curtis to Fred Speakman. Fascinating account of a British poacher [born in 1893] and his life of shooting, snaring, fishing, netting, and all the nefarious methods to collect fish & game to sell or eat. Near Fine no DJ. [$20] $18 View more info


By: Surtees, R.S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY: D. Appleton & Co. xiv + 720 p. 1903: 1903

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: rtND6m5044

Condition: Fine

16mo Illustrated by John Leech with 17 coloured plates & 100 woodcuts. New U.S. Ed. [1854]. CAT. 58-348. Fine. View more info

THE LIVES OF DR. JOHN DONNE, SIR HENY WOTTON, MR. RICHARD HOOKER, MR. GEORGE HERBERT, and DR. ROBERT SANDERSON. by Izaak Walton: with Some Account of the Author and His Writings.

By: WALTON. Zouch, Thomas.

Price: $58.50

Publisher: NY: George P. Putnam. viii + 386 p. 1852: 1852

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: LTEmo65W14

Condition: Fair

12mo New Edition [1796]-This edition not listed in Coigney "IZAAK WALTON." [Cat. 47-290 & 62-501.] - In embossed cloth; spine missing some parts; complete; Fair-Good. View more info