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Allen Press

Kentfield, CA, then Greenbae, CA. Started by Lewis and Dorothy Allen. They had begun printing limited edition books in 1946, but the Allen Press was in Kentfield from 1953-77 and Greenbrae from 1978-1991. They used an Albion handpress, an 1830 Acorn-Smith handpress, and finally a Columbian Press. In 1996 they received the Oscar Lewis award from the Book Club of Califonria for a lifetime of fine printing.

The Brothers
A Roman Comedy of 160 B.C. by Terence. Drawings by Albrecht Durer. Alan Press. Kentfield, CA. 1958. 140 copies. In cardboard case with ephemera
The Duchow Journal. A Voyage From Boston to California 1852.
Foreword by George P. Hammond. Printed and published by Mallette Dean. 1959. The Allen Press. Signed by Mallette Dean. Limited to 200 copies. Book in cardboard cover. Ephemera in front cover
The Dialogue of the Dog.
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Designed, printed, and bound by Lewis and Dorothy Allen at the Allen Press. Kentfield, CA. 1969. Limited to 140 copies. Ephemera in the front cover.
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Valenti Angelo

New York. Valenti Angelo (1897-1982) is best known as an illustrator and designer of books. His first illustrations for a book were in 1926 for San Francisco's Grabhorn Press. Since that beginning he had illustrated and decorated over 250 books. Many of his books have been included in the American Institute of Graphic Arts "books of the year" exhibition.

The Season's Greeting.
From Maxine and Valenti Angelo. An Alphabet of Chirstmas.
Valenti Angelo Author & Illustrator & Printer.
An Autographical Story. Bronxville, NY. Printed by the Meriden Gravure Co. Meriden, CT.
Valenti Angelo Author & Illustrator & Printer.
A Checklist of His Work from 1926 to 1970. Bronxville, NY. 1970. #2 of 45 copies. Signed by Valenti Angelo. Hardback In cardboard case. With ephemera.
The Book of Jonah.
From the Authorized King James Version of the Holy Bible. The Press of Valenti Angelo. 1969. Bronxville, NY. 35 copies. Signed by Valenti Angelo.
Friar Jerome's Beautiful Book.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich. Valenti Angelo. Bronxville, NY. #40 of 75. Signed by Valenti Angelo. With ephemera.
True Charity An Example by San Bernardino of Siena.
Valenti Angelo. The Golden Cross Press. 50 copies. Chiswick Book Shop. 1960. With ephemera.
The Sermon on the Mount, Being the Fifth, Sixth & Seventh Chapters of the Gospel.
The Press of Valenti Angelo. Bronxville, NY. 50 copies. Signed by Valenti Angelo. With ephemera.
The Fiscal Hoboes.
William Saroyan. The Press of Valenti Angelo. NY. 1949. #183 of 250. Signed by William Saroyan and Valenti Angelo.
Albert Camus September 15, 1937.
Privately Printed 1963. Bronxville, NY. 50 copies. Printed by Valenti Angelo. Signed by Valenti Angelo.
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Ashendene Press

Ashendene, Hertfordshire, and then London, England. Started in 1895 by Sir. C. H. St. John Hornby. It printed from 1895-1915 and then 1920-1935. All its editions were set by hand. It is considered with the Kelmscott Press and Doves Press one of the finest in England.

A Descriptive Bibliography of the Books Printed at the Ashendene Press, 1895-1935.
C.H. St. John Hornby. Ashendene Press. 1935.
ATreatyse of Fysshynge with an Angle. Juliana Berners.
Ashendene Press. 1903.
Wisdomof Jesus, the Son of Sirach, Commonly Called Ecclesiasticus.
[Bible]. Ashendene Press. 1932.
The First Part of the History of the Valorous & Wittie Knight-errant Don Quixote of the Mancha.
Two volumes. Miguel Cervantes. Ashendene Press. 1927-1928.
Quinti Horati Flacci Carmina Alcaica.
Horace. Ashendene Press. 1903.
Quinit Horati Flacci Carmina Sapphica.
Horace. Ashendene Press. 1903.
The Noble & Joyous Book Entytled Le Morte Darthur, Notwythstondyng It Treateth the Byrth, Lyf & Acs of the Sayd Kyng Arhur
Malory. Ashendene Press. 1913.
Publii Vergilii Marconis Opera: Bucolica, Georgica, Aeneis.
Virgil. Ashendene Press. 1910.
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Baskerville Press

Birgimham, England. John Baskerville (1706-1775) established his press in 1757. with an edition of Virgil. He designed his own typeface and used it in his master piece- the Baskerville Bible. He also became Cambridge University's printer. Baskerville's wife continued the printing business after his death until 1777.

Publii Virgilii Maronis: Bucolica, Georgica et Aeneis.
Virgil. Birminghamiae: Johannis Baskerville. 1757.
D. Junii Juvenalis et Auli Persii Flacci Satyrae.
Juvenal. Birminghamiae: Johannis Baskerville. 1761.
The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament & the New: Translated Out of the Original Tongues, & with the Former Translations Diligently Compared & Revised, by His Majesty's Special Command.(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)
Baskerville Press. 1763.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus.
Horace. Birminghamiae: Johannis Baskerville. 1770
Catulli, Tibulli et Propertii Opera.
Catullus. Birmingham: Johannis Baskerville. 1772. Baskerville #44.
Catulli, Tibulli et Propertii Opera.
Catullus. Birmingham: Johannis Baskerville. 1772. Baskerville #45.
Titi Lucretii Cari, De Rerum Natura, Libri Sex.
Lucretius. Birminghamiae: Johannis Bakserville. 1772.
Publii Terentii Afri, Comoediae.
Terrence. Birminghamiae: Johannis Baskerville. 1772
C. Crispus Sallustius et L. Annaeus Florus.
Sallust. Birminghamiae: Johannis Baskerville. 1773.
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Book Club of California

San Francisco, CA. Established in 1912, this club of book lovers is limited to 1000 members. Its first publication was issued in 1914. Since then it has issued over 200 books.

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Book Club of Sacramento

Sacramento, CA. Started in 1939, its membership declined during World War II, but it was reinvigorated in 1947. It first began publishing in 1942 and has continued to this date.

Grimshaw’s Narrative, Being the Story of Life and Events in California During Flush Times.
Edited by J.R.K. Kantor. Sacramento Book Collectors Club. 1964. 310 copies. Publication #6.
The Sacramento Book Collectors Club.
Fiftieth Anniversary 1939-1989. A Portfolio.
Early Sacramento. Glimpses of John Augustus Sutter, The Hok Farm and Neighboring Indian Tribes from the Journals of Prince Paul.
Translated by Louis C. Butscher. The Sacramento Book Collectors Club. 1973. Andrew Hoyem. San Francisco. 400 copies.
A Few Favorite California Books.
Allan R. Ottley. The Sacramento Book Collectors Club. 1964. 300 copies.
Some Reflectors of an Early California Governor Contained in a Short Dictated Memoir by Frederick F. Low, Ninth Governor of California.
Robert H. Becker. Sacramento Book Collectors Club. MCMLIX (1959). Grabhorn Press. 310 copies. Publication # 7.
The Early Days and Men of California.
W.F. Swasey. 2nd Edition. Edited by Daryl Morrison. Sacramento Book Collectors Club. 2004.
Sacramento Illustrated.
A Reprint of the Original Edition. Introductory note by Caroline Wenzel. Sacramento Book Collectors Club. Sacramento. 1950. Publication # 4.
A Faithful Translation of the Papers Respecting the Grant Made by Governor Alvarado to John A. Sutter.
John Plumbe. Introduction by Neal Harlow. Sacramento Book Collectors Club. MCMXLII (1942). 80 copies. Publication # 1.
Early Sacramento.
Glimpses of John Augustus Sutter, The Hok Farm and Neighboring Indian Tribes from the Journals of Prince Paul. Translated by Louis C. Butscher. Sacramento Book Collectors Club. 1973. Andrew Hoyem. San Francisco. 400 copies.
The Adventures of a Young Swiss in California, the Gold Rush Account of Theophile De Rutte.
Translated by Mary Grace Paquette. Sacramento Book Collectors Club. 1992. 400 copies.
John A. Sutter’s Last Days. The Bidwell Letters.
Edited by Allan R. Ottley. Sacramento Book Collectors Club. Sacramento. 1986. 410 copies. Publication # 10.
Grimshaw’s Narrative, Being the Story of Life and Events in California During Flush Times.
Edited by J.R.K. Kantor. Sacramento Book Collectors Club. 1964. 310 copies. Publication #6.
Alonzo Dleano’s California Correspondence.
Edited by Irving McKee. Sacramento Book Collectors Club. 1952. 310 copies.
The Sutter Family and the Origins of Gold-Rush Sacramento.
John A. Sutter, Jr. Edited by Allan R. Ottley. Red River Books. University of Oklahoma Press. Norman, OK.
The Hudson’s Bay Company’s First Fur Brigade to the Sacramento Valley: Alexander McLeod’s 1829 Hunt.
Introduction by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. . Sacramento Book Collectors Club. 1968.
John A. Sutter’s Last Days. The Bidwell Letters.
Edited by Allan R. Ottley. Sacramento Book Collectors Club. Sacramento. 1986. 410 copies. Publication # 10.
The Adventures of a Young Swiss in California, the Gold Rush Account of Theophile De Rutte.
Translated by Mary Grace Paquette. Sacramento Book Collectors Club. 1992. 400 copies.
The First Fifty Years.
The First Half Century, the Sacramento Book Collectors Club 1939-1989. Allan R. Ottley.
Negro Civil Rights in California: 1850.
David L. Snyder. Sacramento Book Collectors Club. 1969. Printed by Roger Levenson, Tamalpais Press. Special Publication # 10.
John A. Sutter, Sr. and his Grants.
John A. Laufkotter. 2nd Edition. Edited by Kenneth N. Owens. Sacramento Book Collectors Club. 2004.
Preliminary Report of the Chief Engineer, Central Pacific Railroad , Theodore Judah.
2nd Edition. Introduction by Walter Gray. Sacramento Book Collectors Club. 2004.
The First Half Century – The Sacramento Book Collectors Club 1939-1989, with a Bibliography of the Club’s Publication.
Compiled by Vincent J. Lozito.
The Sixth Decade.
The Sacramento Book Collectors Club 1989-1999. Vincent J. Lozito
The First Half Century – The Sacramento Book Collectors Club 1939-1989, with a Bibliography of the Club’s Publication.
Compiled by Vincent J. Lozito.
Crossing the Plains and Early Days in California.
Memories of Girlhood Days in California Golden Age. Mary Ackley. 2nd Edition. Introduction by Ruth Ellis. Sacramento Book Collectors Club. 2004.
A Facsimile of a 19th Century Horn Book.
Fabricated by Vince Lozito. Eagle Press. Keepsake for January 12, 1996 meeting of Sacramento Book Collectors Club.
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Doves Press

Hammersmith, England. Started in 1900 by Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson (1840-1922) and Emery Walker. Walker designed the typeface used by the press based on a type used by venetian Nicolas Jensen in the 15rh Century. The press was named for a public house in the area. Its greatest work was the Doves Bible, a five volume edition issued in 1903-05. In 1916, Cobden-Sanderson threw the Doves type into the Thames River to keep it from being used by Walker after his death.

Catalogue Raisonne of Books Printed & Published at the Doves Press, 1900-1911.
2nd ed. Doves Press. 1911.
The English Bible: Containing the Old Testament & New, Translated Out of the Original Tongues by the Special Command of His Majesty King James
Six volumes. 1903.
Sartor Resartus: the Life & Opinions of Herr Trefelsdroeckh.
Thomas Carlyle. Doves Press. 1907.
Credo.
Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson. Doves Press. 1907.
[Poems] Keats.
John Keats. Doves Press. 1914.
William Morris: An Delivered the XIth November MDCC at Kelmscott House Hammersmith Before the Hammersmith Socialist Society.
J.W. MacKail, Doves Press. 1901.
Areopagitical: A Speech of Mr. John Milton for the Liberty of Unlicenc'd Printing, to the Parliament of England.
Milton. Doves Press. 1907.
The Tragical Historie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke.
Shakespeare. Doves Press. 1909.
[Poems] Shelley.
Percy Bysshe Shelley. Doves Press. 1914.
Cornelli Taciti de Vita et Moribus Iullii Agricolae Liber.
Tacitus. Doves Press. 1900.
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Henry Evans (1918-1990)

Henry Evans was a man of many talents - a rare book dealer, a printer, and an artist. He owned the Porpoise Bookshop in San Francisco. He acquired his 1852 Washington Hand Press in 1949 and established the Peregrine Press by which he produced a number books he was interested in printing and the art work of Bay Area artists, such as Rick Barton, Mel Fowler, Mark Luca, Robert Quick, Leonard Basking, and Edward Hagedorn.

Henry began to cut linoleum blocks so that he could learn to understand the best way to print the works of these artists. After learning to cut the linoleum, he started making his own botanical prints. Henry would draw his subjects directly from living plants and depicted life size. He would draw the design on the linoleum and cut the design in the block. He liked linoleum as a material because when properly warmed it would cut like butter due to the softness of the material, which would result in fluid and supple prints. Henry would destroy his linoleum blocks once his particular printing edition was completed. Marsha Evans, his wife, would do most of the printing. Marsha has indicated that it could take four days to make a particular print if the drawing contained four colors.

Henry Evans began making his botanical prints in 1958 and during his career he drew more than 1400 subjects. In 1964, he decided to close the bookstore and to become solely “Henry Evans –Printmaker.” His botanical prints became very popular with the public and with museums and galleries. He has had more that 250 one-man shows and his works are in the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library, the Albertina in Vienna, the Clark Library at UCLA, the Gleeson Library, and the Bancroft Library, just to mention a few. Dr Donovan McCune was an early admirer and patron. The McCune Collection has one of the largest holding of Henry Evans prints in the nation.

The Henry Evans portfolios are exhibited on the McCune website with the permission of Marsha Evans. Additional Henry Evans prints can be seen and purchased from Marsha’s website: http://www.henryevans.com.

San Francisco, CA. Henry Evans (1918-1990) was a printer, artist, and botanist. He had the Porpoise Bookshop and Peregrine Press in San Francisco. He is especially recognized for his hand-made botanical prints which he designed on linoleum blocks.

Portfolios

Book Listings

Flowers: A First Coloring Book.
Rick Barton. The Porpoise Bookshop. San Francisco. 1960. 80 Copies printed by Henry Evans at the Peregrine Press.
Man.
16 Block Prints cut by Rick Barton. The Porpoise Bookshop. San Francisco. 1959.
Animalarium. Volume One.
28 Blocks cut by Rick Barton. The Porpoise Bookshop. San Francisco. 1963. 50 copies printed by Henry Evans at Peregrine Press. Unbound. Signed by Rick Barton.
Netsukes.
21 Blocks cut by Rick Barton. The Porpoise Bookshop. 1959. Unbound. 88 copies printed by Henry Evans at Peregrine Press.
Bohemians San Francisco.
Henry Evans. The Porpoise Bookshop. 1955.
An Alphabet Book.
Patricia Healy Evans. The Peregrine Press. MCMLIII (1953).
Stone & Pulse.
Poems by Paul Dreykus. The Porpoise Bookshop. 1956. 60 copies printed by Henry Evans at Peregrine Press. Signed by Paul Dreykus.
Catalogue Fourteen. Herodotus to Holderlin.
The Porpoise Bookshop. 1956. Printed by Henry Evans.
If You.
Poems by Robert Greeley. Illustrations by Fielding Dawson. Poems and Pictures #8. Porpoise Bookshop. 1956. 200 copies. Printed by Henry Evans.
Anomalies.(view photo)
A Poem by Henry Herman Evans. 1952. 100 copies.
John Baskerville The Gracious Infidel.
Henry Evans. Peregrine Press. 1953. 150 copies printed by the author.
A Guide to Rare Books.
Compiled by H.H. Evans. Porpoise Bookshop. MCMXCVIII (1948). 1500 copies. Printed by Haywood H. Hunt, San Francisco.
A Contribution Toward a Check List of Bibliographies and Reference Material Relating to the History of the States and Territories of the American West.
Henry Herman Evans. Printed by Henry Evans at Peregrine Press. 1949 & 1950. 75 copies. Signed by Henry Evans.
Small New Poems.
Henry Evans. Poems & Pictures #9. Porpoise Bookshop. 1957. 150 copies.
Western Bibliographies.
Henry Herman Evans. Peregrine Press. 1951. Peregrine Press. 122 copies.
Hopscotch.
Patricia Evans. Porpoise Bookshop. 1955. Printed by Henry Evans at Peregrine Press.
Six Portraits engraved by Leonard Baskin.
(The portraits include: George Stubbs, William Morris, Albretcht Altdorfer, Jacopo De Barbri, Andrea Mantecna, Vittore Pisanello). Print Portfolio #5. Porpoise Bookshop. 1960. 100 copies. Printed by Henry Evans at Peregrine Press.
A Modern Herbal.
Patricia Evans. Illustrations by Rick Barton. Porpoise Bookshop. 1961. 165 copies. Printed by Henry Evans at Peregrine Press. With ephemera.
Peregrine Press Sampler.
(Miscellaneous Ephemera).
The Mycophagists’ Book.
Patricia Healy Evans. Peregrine Press. MCMLI (1951). 175 copies. Printed by Henry Evans.
Rimbles a Book of Children’s Classic Games.
Patricia Evans. Doubleday & Co. Garden City. 1961.
A Portfolio of Nudes.
Mel Fowler. The Porpoise Bookshop. San Francisco. 1957. 150 copies printed by Henry Evans at Peregrine Press.
Ten Nudes.
Edward Hagedorn. The Peregrine Press. San Francisco. 1952. 86 copies printed by Henry Evans. Numbered and signed by Edward Hagedorn. #47.
Champagne and Shoes.
An Essay on John T. Little’s Coloma Emporium with an Original Double Leaf from its Journal: 1850-1851. Kenneth M. Johnson. The Porpoise Bookshop. San Francisco. 1962. 76 copies. Printed and illustrated by Henry Evans at the Peregrine Press.
Proofs of Champagne and Shoes.
Sent to Ed Simpson, M.D. on 31 May 1962 and 30 August 1962 from Henry Evans. Note to Verla dated 3 December 1963 from Henry Evans. Note to Ed dated 17 January 1964.
Champagne and Shoes.
An Essay on John T. Little’s Coloma Emporium with an Original Double Leaf from its Journal: 1850-1851. Kenneth M. Johnson. The Porpoise Bookshop. San Francisco. 1962. 76 copies. Printed and illustrated by Henry Evans at the Peregrine Press.
Back to the Cave.
Twelve Prints by Mark Luca. The Porpoise Bookshop. San Francisco. 1956.
Fourteen Poems
by O.V. De L. Milosz. Translated and with an introduction by Kenneth Rexroth. Illustrated by Edward Hagedorn. The Peregrine Press. San Francisco. 1952. 129 copies by Henry Evans. Signed by Kenneth Rexroth, Edward Hagedorn, Henry Herman Evans.
Winemaking in California.
I. How Wine Is Made. II. From the Missions to 1894. Ernest Peninou and Sidney Greenleaf. The Peregrine Press. San Francisco. 1954.
Winemaking in California.
III. The California Wine Association. Ernest Peninou and Sidney Greenleaf. The Peregrine Press. San Francisco. 1954.
Praise for Carl Sandburg.
From some of his friends on the occasion of his 75th birthday, Chicago. January 6, 1953. Broadcast Music, Inc. Printed by Henry Evans at Peregrine Press. December 1952. 15 copies. Handwritten note on page: “This copy is one of five sets of proof sheets in a trial binding. Henry Evans.”
Family in the Forest and Other Poems
by Harold Witt. Illustrations by Mel Fowler. The Porpoise Bookshop. San Francisco. 1956. 150 copies printed by Henry Evans at the Peregrine Press.
Prospectus of Prints.
Portfolios of original contemporary prints from the Peregrine Press. Three catalogs (Spring 1961) and ephemera in the back cover.
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Golden Cockerel Press

Berkshire, England, then to London. Started in 1920 by Harold (Hal) Taylor, it was later sold to Robert Gibbing in 1924, who ran it until 1933 when it was sold to the partnership of Rutter, Sanford and Newberry. They published until 1959. It is known for its handset type (some designed by Eric Gill) and original illustrations from wood engravings.

Adam and Eve & Pinch Me.(view PDF)
A.E. Coppard. The Golden Cockerel Press. Berkshire. England. MCMXXI (1921). One of 550 copies. Book in cardboard case.
The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidius Naso.
A selection from the 1717 edition. Drawings by J. Yunge Bateman. The Golden Cockerel Press. 1958. #84 of 200 copies
Laus Veneris.
Algernon Charles Swinburne. Engravings by John Buckland-Wright. Golden Cockerel Press. 1948. #175 of 750
The Constant Mistress.
Enid Clay. With Engravings by Eric Gill. Golden Cockerel Press. 1934.
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Grabhorn Press

San Francisco, CA. Started in 1919 by Edwin and Robert Grabhorn, the press stayed in business until the death of Edwin in 1965. They bought the typefaces of John Henry Nash as well as developing their own. One of their major works was Walt Whitman's The Leaves of Grass, illustrated by Valenti Angelo. Many of Grabhorn Press' later works were under commission from the Book Club of California and also David Magee, San Francisco rare book dealer. In 1966, Robert Graborn partnered with Andrew Hoyem and they produced fine publications until Robert's death in 1973

Nineteenth Century Type Displayed in 18 Fonts Cast by United States Founders Now in the Cases of the Grabhorn Press.
Sold by David Magee. San Francisco. 1959. Grabhorn Press. 300 copies. Signed by E. Grabhorn and Robert Grabhorn.
Doomsday Books.
Paul Arthur Amadeus Niesenwurzel. Edited by Peter Bissenschwitz. The Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1928. 150 copies.
Traits of American Indian Life & Character.
By a Fur Trader. Editor Douglas S. Watson. The Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1933. Ephemera in front cover.
Journal Aboard the Louise.
A Pictorial Journal of a Voyage From San Francisco Bay to Dutch Harbor, Alaska Aboard the Three Masted Schooner Louise. Otis Oldfield. Introduction by Karl Kortum. Grabhorn-Hoyem. San Francisco. 1969. 400 copies.
An Original Leaf from Palou's Serra.(view photo)
An original leaf from Francisco Palou's Life of the Venerable Father Junipero Serra. 1787. Keepsake presented by the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco. 177 copies printed at Grabhorn Press. 1958.
The Life and Adventures of James W. Marshall.
The Discover of Gold in California. George F. Parsons. Introduction and notes by G. Ezra Dane. George Fields. San Francisco. 1935. Containing an original document of the gold rush period. #37 of 47 copies. Grabhorn Press. In cardboard case. With ephemera in front.
Phaedra.
Translated from the French of Racine. Agnes Tobin. Printed at Grabhorn Press for John Howell. San Francisco. 1938. 400 copies.
The Poet and the Messenger.
Milton S. Ray. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. MCMXLV (1945). 250 copies.
The Revolt of a Tired Typesetter.
Two excerpts and a threnody. Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs. 1958. Grabhorn Press. 200 copies.
Commentary of the Bibliography of Edgar A. Poe.
John W. Robertson. Russian Hill Private Press. San Francisco. 1934. Edwin and Robert Grabhorn. 350 copies.
Francis Drake & Other Early Explorers Along the Pacific Coast.
John W. Robertson. The Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. MCMXXVII (1927). 1000 copies.
Soldiers of the Overland Being Some Account of the Services of General Patrick Edward Connor.
Fred B. Rogers. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1935. 1000 copies.
What Michael Said to the Census-Taker.(view PDF)
James Rorty. Grabhorn Press. MCMXXII (1922). 150 copies.
French Illustrated Manuscripts.(view photo)
H.C. Schulz. With an original leaf from a miniature book of hours. Printed for David Magee. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1958. 200 copies.
The Sermon on the Mount.
Designs by Stafford Duncan. Grabhorn Press. 1924.
The Tragedie of Antonie, and Cleopatra.
William Shakespeare. Illustrations by Mary Grabhorn. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. MCMLX (1960). 185 copies.
The First Part of Henry the Fourth.
William Shakespeare. Illustrations by Mary Grabhorn. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1961. With ephemera.
The Tragedie of Julius Caesar.
William Shakespeare. Illustrations by Mary Grabhorn. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. MCMLIV (1954). CLXXX (180) copies. With ephemera.
The Tragedie of King Lear.
William Shakespeare. Woodcuts by Mary Grabhorn. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1959. 180 copies.
The Tragedie of Macbeth.
William Shakespeare. Portraits by Mary Grabhorn. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. MCMLII. 180 copies. Signed by Ed Grabhorn and Robert Grabhorn.
A Midsommer Nights Dreame.
William Shakespeare. Illustrations by Mary Grabhorn. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. MCMLV (1960). 180 copies. Signed by E. Grabhorn and Mary Grabhorn. In cardboard case.
Original Leaves from the First Four Folios of the Plays of William Shakespeare:(view photo)
1623, 1632, 1663, 1685. Grabhorn Press for David Magee. San Francisco. MCMXXXV. 173 copies.
The Tragedie of Othello.
Drawings by Mary Grabhorn. Grabhorn Press for David Magee. San Francisco. MCMXXXV (1935). 185 copies.
A Tragedy of Richard III.
William Shakespeare. Grabhorn Press. 1953. 180 copies. In cardboard case.
The Tempest.
William Shakespeare. Decorations by Mary Grabhorn. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. MCMLI (1951). 160 copies.
The Taming of the Shrew.
William Shakespeare. Decorations by Valenti Angelo. Lewis Osborne. 1967. Grabhorn-Hoyem. San Francisco. 375 copies. With ephemera.
The Spanish Occupation of California Plan for the Establishment of a Government Junta or Council held at San Blas May 16, 1768 Diario of the Expeditions Made to California.
Translated by Douglas S. Watson & Thomas Workman Temple II. Grabhorn Press. MCMXXXIV (1934). 550 copies. In cardboard case.
The Silverado Squatters.
Robert Louis Stevenson. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. MCMLII (1952).
Life Among the Indians or : The Captivity of the Oatman Girls Among the Apache & Mohave Indians.
Illustrated by Mallette Dean. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1935. 550 copies.
To H.D. Pillsbury.
Read at a dinner given by N.R. Powley in honor of H.D. Pillsbury upon his completion of forty years of service in the Bell System, August 21, 1938. Printed for Alfred Sutro at Grabhorn Press. San Francisco.
The Diary of Johann August Sutter.
Introduction by Douglas S. Watson. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1932. In cardboard case.
New Helvetia Diary.
A Record of Events Kept by John A. Sutter. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1939.
Agnes Tobin. Letters. Translations. Poems with Some Account of Her Life.
Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1958. 400 copies.
Letters From the Sandwich Islands.
Mark Twain. Introduction by G. Ezra Dane. Illustrations by Dorothy Grover. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1937. 550 copies.
Sundry Ballades.(view PDF)
Francois Villon. Printed for Albert M. Bender. 1922. Printed by E. & R. Grabhorn & James McDonald.
Henry R. Wagner's The Plains and the Rockies, a Bibliography of the Original Narratives of Travel and Adventure.
1800-1865. Revised and extended by Charles L. Camp. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1937.
California Maps.
Carl I. Wheat. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1948. 200 copies.
Reprint from "Essays for Henry Wagner."
The Life of Johann August Sutter.
Douglas S. Watson. Member of Roxburghe Club. 1932. Grabhorn Press.
A Survey of Modern Bookmaking.
Pages From Contemporary Presses of England. Illustrations by Valenti Angelo. Grabhorn Press. MCMXXXI (1931). 70 copies.
Neighbors of Yesterday.
Douglas S. Watson. Grabhorn Press. June 4, 1934. 100 copies. Signed by E. Grabhorn.
A Contemplation Upon the Mystery of Man's Regeneration in Allusion to the Mystery of Printing.
Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1927.
Books of the Gold Rush.
A Centennial Selection. Carl I. Wheat. The Colt Press. San Francisco. 1949. 500 copies. Grabhorn Press.
1540-1861 Mapping the Transmississippi West.
Carl I. Wheat. The Institute of Historical Cartography. San Francisco. Grabhorn Press.
Vol. 1. The Spanish Entrada to the Louisiana Purchase 1540-1840. (1957).
1540-1861 Mapping the Transmississippi West.
Carl I. Wheat. The Institute of Historical Cartography. San Francisco. Grabhorn Press
Vol. 2. From Lewis and Clark to Fremont 1804-1845. (1958).
1540-1861 Mapping the Transmississippi West.
Carl I. Wheat. The Institute of Historical Cartography. San Francisco. Grabhorn Press
Vol. 3. The Mexican War to the Boundary Survey 1846-1854. (1959)
1540-1861 Mapping the Transmississippi West.
Carl I. Wheat. The Institute of Historical Cartography. San Francisco. Grabhorn Press
Vol. 4. Pacific Railroad Surveys on the Onset of the Civil War 1855-1860. (1960).
1540-1861 Mapping the Transmississippi West.
Carl I. Wheat. The Institute of Historical Cartography. San Francisco. Grabhorn Press
Vol. 5. Civil War to the Geological Survey (Part 1). (1963).
1540-1861 Mapping the Transmississippi West.
Carl I. Wheat. The Institute of Historical Cartography. San Francisco. Grabhorn Press
Vol. 6. Civil War to the Geological Survey (Part II) (1963).
The Maps of the California Gold Region 1848-1857.
Carl I. Wheat. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1942. 300 copies.
The Pioneer Press of California.
Carl I. Wheat. Biobooks. Oakland, CA. 1948. Grabhorn Press. 450 copies. Handwritten note by Carl Wheat in front cover.
Leaves of Grass.
Walt Whitman. Woodcuts by Valenti Angelo. Random House, Inc. New York. 1930. Edwin and Robert Grabhorn. #35 of 400.
F. P. Wierzbicki's California as it is and as it may be or a Guide to the Gold Regions.
Number 8 Grabhorn Press Rare Americana Series. Introduction by George D. Lyman. The Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1933. Drawings by Valenti Angelo. In cardboard case.
Gold Rush Steamers [of the Pacific].
Ernest A. Wiltsee. The Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1933. 500 copies. In cardboard case.
The Fisherman and his Soul.
Oscar Wilde. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1939. Illustrations by Mallette Dean. Printed for Ransohoffs. 200 copies.
The Fisherman and his Soul.
Proofs. Title, First Page, Colophon. Loose Leaf. 7 pages.
Echoes of the Horatian Year.
Henry Woods. S.J. Varsi Library. University of Santa Clara. MCMXXXVI (1936). Grabhorn Press. 200 copies.
Bibliography of the Grabhorn Press 1915-1940.
Heller & Magee. Elinor Raas Heller. David Magee. Mimeographed. Bound by McCune.
Catalogue: A Bookman's Library Fine Western Press Books.
Sale 191. Nov. 20, 1982. California Book Auction Galleries. San Francisco & Los Angeles. (Checklist of Grabhorn & Book Club of California to 1982).
Grabhornia.
A Grabhorn Index to Dawson's Book Shop. "Gutenberg to Grabhorn" and Edwards and Williams "One Hundred and One Grabhorns" together with Huntington Library, "The Work of the Grabhorn Press." Dawson's Book Shop. Los Angeles.
Catalogue of Grabhorn Printing.
List 60. Chiswick Book Shop. NY, NY.
The Subtyl Historyes and Fables of Esope.
Translated out of Frensshe into Englysshe by William Caxton at Westmynstre in the yere of oure Lorde MCCCLXXXIII. The Grabhorn Press of San Francisco. MCMXXX (1930). Initials and decorations by Valenti Angelo. #64 of 200. Signed by Edwin Grabhorn. It is in a case made by Dr. McCune.
The Modern Writer.
Sherwood Anderson. The Lantern Press. San Francisco. MCMXXV. Gelber, Lilienthal, Inc. #48 of 50 printed on Japan Vellum.
Nearer the Grass Roots.
Sherwood Anderson. The Westgate Press. San Francisco. 1929. Typography by the Grabhorn Press. Woodcuts by John Ira Gannon. #225 of 500. Signed by Sherwood Anderson.
Around the World in San Francisco.
Leonard Austin. Foreword by Louis Adamic. Pictures by Pauline Vinson. Published by James Ladd Delkin. Stanford University. 1940. 500 copies printed at the Grabhorn Press. November 1940.
Oedipus.
T.E. Bach, Art. Cantab. Three cantoes. The Grabhorn Press. MCMLXII (1962). Designed and illustrated by Mary Grabhorn. 115 copies. With ephemera.
The Peyote Ritual. Visions and Descriptions of Monroe Tsa Toke.
Grabhorn Press, San Francisco. 1957. 325 copies.
California's Pictorial Letter Sheets 1849-1869.
Joseph Armstrong Baird, Jr. David Magee. San Francisco. 1967.
The Book of Job.
Printed by Edwin and Robert Grabhorn. August 1926. Frontispiece by Valenti Angelo. #107 of 210 copies.
The Book of Ruth.
Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. November 1949. Illustrated by Valenti Angelo. 150 copies.
The Duke of Sacramento.
A Comedy in Four Acts. Warren Baer. The Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1934. 550 copies.
Memoirs of Edward Bosqui.
Foreword by Harold C. Holmes. The Holmes Book Company. Oakland, CA. 1952. Printed by Grabhorn Press. 350 copies. In cardboard case.
John Bradford's Historical Notes on Kentucky From the Western Miscellany.
Compiled by G.W. Stripp in 1827. Introduction by John Wilson Townsend. Arvilla Parker- Drawings. Douglas S. Watson - Editor. The Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1932.
Reminiscences and Incidents of Early Days of San Francisco (1845-50).
John Henry Brown. Introduction by Douglas Sloane Watson. The Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1933. In cardboard case.
San Francisco Old & New. Marion Brown.
Pictured by Jean Williamson. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. MCMXXXIX (1939). #210 of 500. Signed by Marion Brown and Jean Williamson.
The Journey of Francisco Vazaquez De Coronado 1540-1542.
Translated and edited by George Parker Winship. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1933. 550 copies.
Speaking at Seventy.
Mary E. Bulkley. Gelber, Lilienthal, Inc. MCMXXXI (1931). Printed at Grabhorn Press. #176 of 250.
A Defense of the Dilettante.
George Chambers Calvert. Printed by Edwin and Robert Grabhorn at Studio Press. Indianapolis. December 1919. #8 of 200.
Collector's Choice.
An Exhibition of Representative Examples From the Collections of Members of the Roxburghe Club. Compiled by Kenneth Carpenter. Grabhorn Press. 1960.
Catalogue of Some Five Hundred Examples of Printing of Edwin and Robert Grabhorn 1917-1960 Two Gentlemen from Indiana Now Resident in California.
Offered for sale at the Bookshop of David Magee. 1961. Hardcover.
Catalogue of Some Five Hundred Examples of Printing of Edwin and Robert Grabhorn 1917-1960 Two Gentlemen from Indiana Now Resident in California.
Offered for sale at the Bookshop of David Magee. 1961. Soft cover.
Chronology of Twenty-five Years / The Roxburghe Club of San Francisco 1928-1953.
Grabhorn Press. 1954. 200 copies.
James Cook Surveyor of Newfoundland Being a Collection of Charts of the Coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Introduction by R.A. Skelton. David Magee. San Francisco. 1965. In cardboard case.
California in 1851 The Letters of Dame Shirley.
Two Volumes. Introduction and notes by Carl I. Wheat. The Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1933. In cardboard case. Includes a sheet of manuscript in the hand of Dame Shirley and a facsimile of her signature.
Commonwealth v. Gordon, et al.; The Opinion of Judge Bok. March Eighteenth, 1949.
Grabhorn Press. Printed for Blanche and Alfred Knopf . Christmas 1949. 500 copies. In cardboard case.
Winston Churchill Speeches 1940.
Addresses delivered in the year nineteen hundred and forty to the people of Great Britain, of France, and to the members of the English House of Commons, by the Prime Minister, Winston Churchill. Ransohoff: San Francisco. MCMXXXX (1940). Grabhorn Press. 250 copies. In cardboard case. With note to McCune from David Magee placed in front cover.
The Comedy of Dante Alighieri.
Three Volumes. Translated by Mary Prentice Lillie. Grabhorn Press. MCMLVIII (1958). Copyright Mary Prentice Barrows.
Narrative of "Cheyenne" Dawson (Overland to California in '41 & '49 and Texas '51).
Introduction by Charles L. Camp. Drawings by Arvilla Parker. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. May 1933. Number 7 of the Rare Americana Series. With ephemera.
Alonzo Delano's Pen-Knife Sketches or Chips of the Old Block.
Grabhorn Press: San Francisco. 1934. 550 copies.
A Sojourn With Royalty and Other Sketches by "Old Block."
Collected and Edited by G. Ezra Dane. George Fields of San Francisco. 1936. Grabhorn Press. 550 copies.
Phoenixiana A Collection of the Burlesques & Sketches of John Phoenix Alias John P. Squibob.
Edited by Francis P. Farquhar. San Francisco. Grabhorn Press. 1937. #5 of 550 copies. Third Series of Rare Americana.
Dedication of the Palomar Observatory and the Hale Telescope. June 3, 1948.
California Institute of Technology. Grabhorn Press.
A Descriptive & Printed Catalogue of Books, Pamphlets, and Maps Relating Directly or Indirectly to the History, Literature, and Printing of California & Far West.
The Holmes Book Company. Oakland, CA. 1948. In cardboard case.
A Visit to the Russians in 1828.
An Episode From the Narrative of Auguste Bernard Duhaut-Cilly. Translated from the French by Charles Franklin Carter. Silverado: Bohemian Grove. 1946.
The Diary of Philip Leget Edwards.
The Great Cattle Drive From California to Oregon. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. 1932. Number 4, Rare Americana Series. In cardboard case.
Fages-Serra Letters.
A.D. MDCCLXXII. (Letters of Captain Don Pedro Fages & Junipero Serra). Grabhorn Press. December 23, 1936. 110 copies.
Fine Printing and Bookbinding from San Francisco and its Environs.
Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. MCMLXI (1961). A representative exhibition for the Grolier Club selected and catalogued by David Magee.
Eden Anto.
Antonio Fogaszzaro. Translated by Theodore Wesley Koch. Illustrated by Rene Gockinga. The Roxburghe Club of San Francisco. Grabhorn Press. 1930. #191.
Wah-To-Yah & The Taos Trail, Prairie Travel and Scalp Dances.
Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. MCMXXXVI (1936). Number 3 of Rare Americana Series.
The History of Type & Printing in Easy Lessons Embellished with Effigies of Some of the Practitioners in This Ancient Art.
Imprinted for MacKenzie & Harris, Inc. Typographers & Typefounders. Illustrated by Mallette Dean. From Gutenberg to Grabhorn. 6 series of advertisements: (I am Johann Gutenberg. I am Robert Estienne. I am Bill Claxton. I am Nicolas Jenson. I am Peter Schoffer. I am Aldus).
Jeans Sans Terre Landless John.
Yvan Goll. Preface by Allen Tate. Grabhorn Press. San Francisco. MCMXLIV (1944)
A Grab(horn) Bag Original Pages.
Found by excavators at 642 Commerce Street, San Francisco. Pages from various books printed at the Grabhorn Press 1928-1940.
A California Gold Rush Miscellany comprising the original journal of Alexander Barrington.
Explanatory text by Jane Bissell Grabhorn. Grabhorn Press. 1934.
The Fine Art of Printing: An address by Edwin Grabhorn.
Before Roxburghe Club of San Francisco at its meeting in the Allied Arts Guild, Menlo Park, California, May 15, 1933.
Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Typographic Work of Jane Grabhorn in the Albert M. Bender Room of the Stanford University Libraries March 4 to April 7, 1956.
500 copies.
The Compleat Jane Grabhorn.
A Hodge-Podge of Typographic Ephemera. Three Complete Books, Broadsides, Invitations. MCMLXVIII (1968).
California's Medical Story.
Henry Harris, M.D. J.W. Stacey, Inc. Printed by Grabhorn Press. 1932.
The Tame Trout A Tale of the Maine Woods Narrated by Ed Grant.
Grabhorn Press. 1939.
A Tribute to Edwin Grabhorn & the Grabhorn Press.
James D. Hart. Grabhorn Press. The Friends of the San Francisco Public Library. 1969. 1000 copies. With ephemera.
Dickens in Camp.
Bret Harte. With foreword by Frederick S. Myrtle. John Howell. San Francisco. 1922. Printed by Edwin Grabhorn. #130 of 350 copies.
The Lost Galleon.
Bret Harte. Silverado Squatters Camp. Bohemian Grove. 1953. 300 copies. With map inside back cover.
Some Reflections of an Early California Governor Contained in a Short Dictated Memoir by Frederick F. Low, Ninth Governor of California.
Sacramento Book Collectors Club. MCMLIX (1959). Printed at Grabhorn Press. 310 copies. With ephemera.
The Golden Touch.
Nathaniel Hawthorne. Drawings by Valenti Angelo. Grabhorn Press. MCMXXVII (1927). In cardboard case. 240 copies.
Mliss, a Story by Bret Harte.
Grabhorn Press. MCMXLVIII (1948). Illustrations by Mallette Dean. 300 copies.
The Luck of Roaring Camp.
Bret Harte. Ranshoffs. San Francisco. MCMXLVIII (1948). Printed by Grabhorn Press. 300 copies.
Bibliography of the Grabhorn Press 1915-1940.
Elinor Raas Heller & David Magee. Grabhorn Press. MCMXL (1940). 210 copies. In cardboard case.
A History of Susanna.
Grabhorn Press. Engravings by Mallette Dean. 400 copies.
The History of Type & Printing in Easy Lessons Embellished with Effigies of Some of the Practitioners in This Ancient Art.
Imprinted for MacKenzie & Harris, Inc. Typographers & Typefounders. Illustrated by Mallette Dean. From Gutenberg to Grabhorn. 6 series of advertisements: (I am Johann Gutenberg. I am Robert Estienne. I am Bill Claxton. I am Nicolas Jenson. I am Peter Schoffer. I am Aldus). Carbon of letter to Carroll Harris from Dr. McCune in front cover.
The Southern Mines of California : Early Development of the Sonora Mining Region.
Robert Evelyn Holmes. Grabhorn Press. 1930. #5 of 250. Signed by Roberta Evelyn Holmes.
Hymns to Aphrodite.
Grabhorn Press. October 1927. 200 copies.
In Memoriam Edwin Grabhorn 1889-1968.
Printed for the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco. Grabhorn Press. 1969. 150 copies.
Joan the Maid of Orleans Being that Portion of the Chronicles of St. Denis Which Deals With Her Life.
Translated by Pauline B. Sowers. Roy Vernon Sowers: San Francisco. Printed by Grabhorn Press. 1938. With ephemera.
In Memoriam Louis E. Goodman 1892-1961.
Roxburghe Club of San Francisco. Grabhorn Press. 1963. 200 copies.
Joaquin Murieta the Brigand Chief of California a Complete History of His Life From the Age of Sixteen to the Time of His Capture and Death in 1853.
Grabhorn Press. 1932.
Two Odes.
John Keats. Printed at Grabhorn Press for Albert M. Bender. MCMXXVI (1926). 160 copies.
Book Ballades for Roxburghers.
Written by A. Lang, Esq. Imprinted for Albert M. Bender. 50 copies.
Hearn and His Biographers.
The Record of Literary Controversy. Oscar Lewis. The Westgate Press: San Francisco. 1930. Printed by Grabhorn Press. 350 copies. In cardboard case.
California in 1846.
Described in Letters from Thomas O. Larkin. Notes and introduction by Oscar Lewis. Grabhorn Press. 1934. 350 copies. In cardboard case. With ephemera.
A.M.B. Some Aspects of His Life and Times Begun in Playful Mood for His Entertainment on His 75th Birthday.
Written by Oscar Lewis. Grabhorn Press. 1941. In cardboard case. With drawing in back cover.
Bibliography of the Grabhorn Press 1940-1956.
With a Checklist 1916-1940. Dorothy and David Magee. Grabhorn Press. MCMLVII (1957). 225 copies.
The Voiage and Travaile of Sir John Maundevile, Kt. Which Treateth of the Way to Hierusalem and of Marvayles of Inde with Other Ilands and Countryes.
Illuminated by Valenti Angelo. Random House. New York. MCMXXVIII (1928). Printed by Edwin and Robert Grabhorn. In cardboard case.
The Banditti of the Plains or the Cattlemen's Invasion of Wyoming in 1892.
Written by A.S. Mercer. Illustrations by Arvilla Parker. Printed for George Fields of San Francisco. Grabhorn Press. MCMXXXV (1935).
Naval Sketches of the War in California.
Drawings by William H. Meyers. Introduction by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Random House. 1939. Grabhorn Press. 1000 copies. With Ephemera.
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Kelmscott Press

Hammersmith, England. William Morris (1834-1896) established this press in 1891. He named it after the Kelmscott Manor House. He was prominent in the Arts and Crafts movement of the late Nineteenth Century. He established the press to contrast the typical shoddy workmanship of the time. He used as inspiration the 15th Century type of venetian printer Nicholas Jensen. Morris used hand-made paper, ornate designs and elaborate illustrations to prove the quality that could be achieved in fine printing. His masterpiece was the Kelmscott Chaucer. it has 87 illustrations designed by Edward Burne-Jones as well as may borders and initials designed by Morris himself.

The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer.
Chaucer. Kelmscott Press. 1896.
The Floure & the Leafe, & the Boke of Cupide, God of Love, or the Cuckow & the Nightingale.
Kelmscott Press. 1896.
A Note by William Morris on His Aims in Founding the Kelmscott Press; Together with a Short Description of the Press by S.C. Cockerell, & an Annotated List of the Books Printed thereat.
Kelmscott Press. 1898.
Of Friendship of Amis & Amile.
Kelmscott Press. 1896.
The Shepheardes Calender: Conteyning Twelve Aeglogues, Proportionable to the Twelve Monthes.
Kelmscott Press. 1898.
The Golden Legend.
Jacobus de Voragine. Kelmscott Press. 1892.
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John Henry Nash

San Francisco, CA. John Henry Nash (1871-1947) worked as printer and designer for Tomoye Press from 1903 to 1911. In 1916, he started his own printing company, which stayed in business until 1938. He then taught typography at the University of Oregon for a few years. He is known for his fine printing.

From the Tatler Thursday, February 9, 1709, An Essay by Joseph Addison, the Trial of the Wine Brewers.
Introduction by Edward F. O’Day. Printed by John Henry Nash. San Francisco. 1930. #234 of 385.
A Journey to California with Observations about the Country, Climate and the Route to this Country by John Bidwell.
Introduction by Herbert Ingram Priestley. John Henry Nash - Printer. San Francisco. 1937.
The Life of Saint Francis of Assisi by Saint Bonaventura.
Translated by Miss E. Gurney Safter. John Henry Nash. San Francisco. MCMXXXI (1931). #230 of 385.
Exposition Addressed to the Chamber of Deputies of the Congress of the Union by Senor Don Carlos Antonio Carrillo, Deputy for Alta California.
Translated by Herbert Ingram Priestley. John Henry Nash. San Francisco. 1938. 650 copies.
The Annals of Trinity County.
Isaac Cox. Introduction by Owen C. Cox. Printed for Harold C. Holmes by John Henry Nash of the University of Oregon. Eugene, OR. 1940. Inscribed to Donovan J. McCune from Harold C. Holmes. 350 copies. In cardboard case.
This Book Announces the Publication in Four Folio Volumes of the Comedy of Dante Alighieri.
Printed by John Henry Nash. MCMXXXIX (1939).
Barney McGee. (view photo)(view photo)(view PDF)
Richard Hovey. John Henry Nash. San Francisco. 1917. 250 copies.
Ecclesiastes or the Preacher.(view photo)
John Henry Nash. San Francisco. MDCCCCVV (1910). #64 of 300.
Nicolas Jenson, Printer of Venice: His Famous Type Designs.
John Henry Nash. MDCCCXXVI.
Codben-Sanderson and the Doves Press. The History of the Press.
Alfred W. Pollard. John Henry Nash. MDCCCXXIX.
Cornelius Cole California Pioneer and United States Senator.
Catherine Coffin Phillips. John Henry Nash. San Francisco. 1929. In cardboard case.
Portsmouth Plaza the Cradle of San Francisco.
Catherine Coffin Phillips. John Henry Nash. San Francisco. 1932. In cardboard case.
The Locality of the Broderick-Terry Duel on September 13, 1859. (view PDF)(view photo)(view photo)
Hermann Schussler. Printed for the Historic Landmarks Committee of the Native Sons of the Golden West. John Henry Nash. San Francisco. 1916.
[Prospectus] Cobden-Sanderson and the Doves press
May Elizabeth Southworth. John Henry Nash. San Francisco. MDCCCXXIX (1929)
A Certain Young Man of Assissi.
May. E. Southworth. Illustrations by Will Wilke. John Henry Nash. San Francisco. 1934. #271 of 650. In cardboard case.
Ephemera (Publisher’s Announcement) (view photo)(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)
Old San Francisco by Michael Williams. Hill Tolerton. San Francisco. 1916. Drawings of the city and pages i-iv, 15&16. John Henry Nash.
In Memoriam: Laurence Soule Lynch. (view photo)(view PDF)
First Lieutenant “G” Company. Died Oct. 8, 1918. Printer John Henry Nash. San Francisco. 1919.
Miscellaneous File {Black}:
Photo of J.H. Nash; newspaper articles; a Morris Keepsake; John Henry Nash by Gregor Duncan (a cartoon).
Laudes Virgilianae Auctore.
Henrico Woods E. Soc. Jesu. John Henry Nash. MCMXXX.
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Nonesuch Press

London, England. Started in 1922 by Francis Meynell, his wife Vera, and David Garnett. It received its name from a Tudor palace. Its first edition, John Donne Love Poems. was issued in 1923. It usually tried to publish books which were out of print or hard to get. Unlike most other fine publishers, it designed its publications on a small Albion, but then sent them out to a commercial printing house to be produced. This resulted in a quality product at much lower rates than most fine presses. The twenties and thirties were the high points for this press but it continued until the 1960s. In 2005, Peter Mayer purchased the press to reissue some of the editions.

The Book of Ruth.
Nonesuch Press. 1923. #208 of 250.
Anacreon.
Done Into English Out of the Original Greek. Abraham Cowley and S. B. Engravings by Stephen Gooden. Nonesuch Press. 1923. #25 of 725. Signed by Stephen Gooden. In cardboard case.
The Apocrypha.
Nonesuch Press. London. 1924. Engraved by Stephen Gooden. #131 of 1250.
The Holy Bible.
Genesis to Ruth. Nonesuch Press. 1925. Engraved by Stephen Gooden. 1000 copies.
The Holy Bible.
Samuel to Psalms. Nonesuch Press. 1925. Engraved by Stephen Gooden. 1000 copies.
The Holy Bible.
Proverbs to Malachi. Nonesuch Press. 1926. Engraved by Stephen Gooden. 1000 copies.
The Holy Bible.
The New Testament. Nonesuch Press. 1927. Engraved by Stephen Gooden. 1000 copies.
Vathek.
William Beckford. Translator – Herbert B. Grimsditch. Illustrator – Marion V. Dorn. Nonesuch Press. 1929. #46 of 1050. In cardboard case.
Select Poems Divine and Human.
Thomas Beedome. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. 1928. #923 of 1250. In cardboard case.
Pencil Drawings by William Blake.
William Blake. Second Series. Edited by Geoffrey Keynes. Nonesuch Press. 1956. #453 of 1440.
The Illustrations of William Blake for Thorton's Virgil.
William Blake. Introduction by Geoffrey Keynes. Nonesuch Press. London. 1937. #596 of 1000. In cardboard case.
The Notebook of William Blake Called the Rossetti Manuscript.
Edited by Geoffrey Keynes. Nonesuch Press. London. 1935. 650 copies.
Pencil Drawings by William Blake.
Edited by Geoffrey Keynes. Nonesuch Press. London. 1935. 650 copies.
The Writing of William Blake. Vol. I.
Edited by Georffrey Keynes. Nonesuch Press. 1925. #874 of 1500.
The Writing of William Blake. Vol. II.
Edited by Georffrey Keynes. Nonesuch Press. 1925.
The Writing of William Blake. Vol. III.
Edited by Georffrey Keynes. Nonesuch Press. 1925.
The Book of the Bear.
Jane Harrison & Hope Mirrless. Pictures by Ray Garnett. Nonesuch Press. London. 1926. In cardboard case.
The Pilgrim's Progress and the Life and Death of Mr. Badman.
John Bunyan. Nonesuch Press. 1928. #84 or 1600.
The Anatomy of Melancholy.
Robert Burton. Illustrated by E. Mcknight Kauffer. Nonesuch Press. London. 1925. #29 of 40.
Butleriana.
Preface by A.T. Bartholomew. Nonesuch Press. 1932. #498 of 600.
Don Quixote De La Mancha. Vol. I.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra. Illustrations by E. McKnight Kauffer. Nonesuch Press. London. 1930. #1161 of 1475.
Don Quixote De La Mancha. Vol. II.
Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra. Illustrations by E. McKnight Kauffer. Nonesuch Press. London. 1930. #1161 of 1475.
Life and Adventures of Peter Porcupine.
William Cobbett. Nonesuch Press. London. 1927. #1269 of 1800.
Minnow Among Tritons.
Mrs. S.T. Coleridge's Letters to Thomas Poole 1799-1834. Edited by Stephen Potter. Nonesuch Press. 1934. #303 of 675.
Selected Poems of Coleridge.
S.T. Coleridge. Illustrations by Stefan Mrozewski. Nonesuch Press. 1935. #303 of 500.
The Devil and All.
John Collier. Nonesuch Press. 1934. #319 of 1000.
Letters from Conrad 1895 to 1924.
Edited by Edward Garnett. Nonesuch Press. 1928. #559 of 925. In cardboard case.
The Mistress with Other Select Poems of Abraham Cowley 1618-1667.
Edited by John Sparrow. Nonesuch Press. London. 1927. #310 of 1050. In cardboard case.
La Divina Comedia or The Divine Vision of Dante Alighieri in Italian and English.
Edited by Mario Casella and H. F. Clay. Drawings by Sandro Botticelli. Nonesuch Press. 1928. #278 of 1475. In cardboard case.
The Tale of Mr. Tootleoo.
Bernard Darwin and Elinor Darwin. Nonesuch Press. London. No date listed but circa 1925 or 1926.
Complete Poetry and Selected Prose John Donne.
Edited by John Hayward. Nonesuch press. New York. Random House. 1929. #124 of 675. In cardboard case.
The Courtier's Library or Catalogues Librorum Aulicorum.
John Donne. Edited by Evelyn Mary Simpson. Nonesuch Press. 1930. #467 of 950. In cardboard case.
Donne's Sermon of Valediction at his Going into Germany.
John Donne. Edited by Evelyn Mary Simpson. Nonesuch Press. London. 1932. #303 of 750. In cardboard case.
Love Poems of John Donne.
Nonesuch Press. 1923. #979 of 1250. In cardboard case.
Paradoxes and Problemes.
John Donne. Nonesuch Press. Soho. #111 of 645.
X Sermons preached by that Late Learned and Rev. Divine John Donne. MDCCCCXXIII (1923).
Nonesuch Press. Soho. #606 of 725.
Dryden the Dramatic Works in Six Volumes. Vol. 1.
Edited by Montague Sumners. Nonesuch Press. London. MCMXXXI (1931). #306 of 750.
Dryden the Dramatic Works in Six Volumes. Vol. 2.
Edited by Montague Sumners. Nonesuch Press. London. MCMXXXI (1931). #306 of 750.
Dryden the Dramatic Works in Six Volumes. Vol. 3.
Edited by Montague Sumners. Nonesuch Press. London. MCMXXXI (1931). #306 of 750.
Dryden the Dramatic Works in Six Volumes. Vol. 4.
Edited by Montague Sumners. Nonesuch Press. London. MCMXXXI (1931). #306 of 750.
Dryden the Dramatic Works in Six Volumes. Vol. 5.
Edited by Montague Sumners. Nonesuch Press. London. MCMXXXI (1931). #306 of 750.
Dryden the Dramatic Works in Six Volumes. Vol. 6.
Edited by Montague Sumners. Nonesuch Press. London. MCMXXXI (1931). #306 of 750.
Chapman.
Havelock Ellis. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. 1934. #156 of 700.
Directions for the Gardiner at Says-Court.
John Evelyn. Edited by Geoffrey Keynes. Nonesuch Press. 1932. #188 of 625.
Memoires for My Grand-son.
John Evelyn. Preface by Geoffrey Keynes. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. 1926. #710 of 1250. In cardboard case.
The Complete Works of George Farquhar in Two Volumes. Vol. 1.
Edited by Charles Stonehill. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. MCMXXX (1930). #309 of 1000. In cardboard case.
The Complete Works of George Farquhar in Two Volumes. Vol. 2.
Edited by Charles Stonehill. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. MCMXXX (1930). #309 of 1000. In cardboard case.
A Plurality of Worlds.
Bernard De Fontenelle. Translation by John Glanvill. Prologue by David Garnett. Nonesuch Press. 1929. #541 of 1200.
Genesis.
Paul Nash. (Twelve woodcut by Paul Nash). Nonesuch Press. Soho. MCMXXIV (1924). #124 of 375.
The Greek Portrait.
Edited by George Rostrevor Hamilton. Illustrations – Mariette Lydis. Nonesuch Press. London. 1934. #311 of 425. In cardboard case.
The Anatomical Exercises of Dr. William Harvey.
De Mortu Cordis 1628. Edited by Geoffrey Keynes. Nonesuch Press. London. 1953. #773 of 1450. In cardboard case.
The Temple Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations.
George Herbert. Nonesuch Press. London. 1927. #919 of 1500. In cardboard case.
Selected Essays of William Hazlitt 1778-1830.
Edited by Geoffrey Keynes. Nonesuch Press. London. 1930.
The History of Herodotus of Halicarnassus.
Translation by G. Rawlinson. Revised by A. W. Laurence. Woodcut by V. Le Campion. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. MCMXXXV (1935). #670 of 675. In cardboard case.
Homer, The Illiad.
Alexander Pope. Nonesuch Press. MCMXXXI (1931). #788 of 925. In cardboard box.
Odyssey.
Alexander Pope. Nonesuch Press. MCMXXXI (1931). #567 of 835. In cardboard.
The Death of Christopher Marlowe.
J. Leslie Hotson. Nonesuch Press. London. 1925. In cardboard case.
153 Letters from WH Hudson.
Edited by Edward Garnett. Nonesuch Press. Soho. MCMXXIII (1923). #611 of 1000.
De Maisse: A Journal of All That Was Accomplished by Monsieur De Maisse.
Translated by G. B. Harrison and R. A. Jones. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. 1931.
Kisses Being the Basia of Iohannes Secundus.
Translated by T. Stanley. Nonesuch Press. Soho. 1923. #337 of 725.
Jane Austen: A Biography.
Geoffrey Keynes. Nonesuch Press. London. 1925. #221 of 875.
Bibliography of William Hazlitt.
Geoffrey Keynes. Nonesuch Press. London. 1931. #153 of 750.
The Poems of Bishop Henry King.
Edited by John Sparrow. Nonesuch Press. London. 1925. #786 of 700. In cardboard case.
Graziella.
A. De. Lamartine. Translated by Ralph Wright. Illustrations by Jacquier. Nonesuch Press. London. MCMXXIX (1929). #726 of 1600.
The Latin Portrait.
G. Rostrevor Hamilton. Nonesuch Press. London. 1929. #58 of 1050.
Ladies' Mistake.
James Laver. Illustrations by Thomas Lowinsky. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. 1933.
Love Among the Haystacks.
D.H. Lawrence. Nonesuch Press. London. MCMXXX (1930). Reminiscence by David Garnett. #1269 of 1600.
Love's Progress or the Education of Araminta.
James Laver. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. MCMXXIX (1929). #219 of 1525.
A Stitch in Time; or, Pride Prevents a Fall.
James Laver. Nonesuch Press. London. 1927. #494 of 1525.
Benito Cereno.
Herman Melville. Pictures by E. McKnight Kauffer. The Nonesuch Press. London. MCMXXVI (1926) of 1650. In cardboard case.
The Letters of George Meredith to Alice Meynell with annotations thereto 1896-1907.
Nonesuch Press. London. 1923. #289 of 850.
Selected Poems of Alice Meynell.
Introductory note by W.M. Nonesuch Press. 1930.
The Mask of Comus.
John Milton. Henry Lawes. Foreword by the Earl of Ellesmere. Ornamented by M.R.H. Farraar. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. 1937. #191 of 950. In cardboard case.
Poems in English.
Paradise Lost. Vol. 1. John Milton. Illustrations by William Blake. Nonesuch Press. 1926. # 1282 of 1450. In cardboard case.
Poems in English.
Miscellaneous. Vol. 2. John Milton. Illustrations by William Blake. Nonesuch Press. 1926. #1282 of 1450. In cardboard case.
Montaigne's Essays. Vol. I.
John Florio's translation. Edited by J.I.M. Stewart. Nonesuch Press. London. MCMXXXI. (1931). #121 of 900. In cardboard case.
Montaigne's Essays. Vol. II.
John Florio's translation. Edited by J.I.M. Stewart. Nonesuch Press. London. MCMXXXI. (1931). In cardboard case.
A Communications to My Friends.
George Moore. Nonesuch Press. 1933. #693 of 1000.
Histories of Tales of Past Times Told by Mother Goose with Morals.
Written in French by M. Perrault, & Englished by G.M., Gent. Newly edited by J. Saxon Childers. Nonesuch Press. London. 1925. #123 of 1250
The Complete Works of Thomas Otway. Vol. 1.
Edited by Montague Summers. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. MCMXXVI (1926). #92 of 1250.
The Complete Works of Thomas Otway. Vol. 2.
Edited by Montague Summers. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. MCMXXVI (1926).
The Complete Works of Thomas Otway. Vol. 3.
Edited by Montague Summers. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. MCMXXVI (1926).
Pythian Odes.
Pindar. Translated by H.T. Wade-Gery & C.M Bowra. Nonesuch Press. 1928. #419 of 1050. In cardboard case.
Plato's Symposium or Supper of Plato.(view photo)
Translated by Francis Birrell & Shane Leslie. Nonesuch Press. #1020 of 1050.
North's Plutarch. Vol. I.(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)(view photo)
The Lives of the Noble Grecians & Romans compared together by that grave and learnded philosopher and histographer Plutarke of Chaeronea. Translated by Thomas North. Nonesuch Press. #587 of 1550.
North's Plutarch. Vol. II.
The Lives of the Noble Grecians & Romans compared together by that grave and learnded philosopher and histographer Plutarke of Chaeronea. Translated by Thomas North. Nonesuch Press.
North's Plutarch. Vol. III.
The Lives of the Noble Grecians & Romans compared together by that grave and learnded philosopher and histographer Plutarke of Chaeronea. Translated by Thomas North. Nonesuch Press.
North's Plutarch. Vol. IV.
The Lives of the Noble Grecians & Romans compared together by that grave and learnded philosopher and histographer Plutarke of Chaeronea. Translated by Thomas North. Nonesuch Press.
North's Plutarch. Vol. V.
The Lives of the Noble Grecians & Romans compared together by that grave and learnded philosopher and histographer Plutarke of Chaeronea. Translated by Thomas North. Nonesuch Press.
Pope's Own Miscellany.
Edited by Norman Ault. Nonesuch Press. London. MCMXXXV (1935). #416 of 750.
The Receipt Book of Elizabeth Raper.
Edited by Bartle Grant. Portrait and decorations by Duncan Grant. Nonesuch Press. 1924. #784 of 850. In cardboard case.
Irene Iddesleigh.
Mrs. Amanda M'Kittrick Ros. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. MCMXXVI (1926). #680 of 1250.
Collected Works of John Wilmot Earl of Rochester.
Edited by John Hayward. Nonesuch Press.
The Works of Shakespeare. Vol. I.
Edited by Herbert Farjeon. Nonesuch Press. New York: Random House. MCMXXIX (1929). #336 of 1550. In cardboard case.
The Works of Shakespeare. Vol. II.
Edited by Herbert Farjeon. Nonesuch Press. New York: Random House. MCMXXIX (1929). In cardboard case.
The Works of Shakespeare. Vol. III.
Edited by Herbert Farjeon. Nonesuch Press. New York: Random House. MCMXXX (1930). In cardboard case.
The Works of Shakespeare. Vol. IV.
Edited by Herbert Farjeon. Nonesuch Press. New York: Random House. MCMXXXI (1931). In cardboard case.
The Works of Shakespeare. Vol. V.
Edited by Herbert Farjeon. Nonesuch Press. New York: Random House. MCMXXXII (1932). In cardboard case.
The Works of Shakespeare. Vol. VI.
Edited by Herbert Farjeon. Nonesuch Press. New York: Random House. MCMXXXII (1932). In cardboard case.
The Works of Shakespeare. Vol.VII.
Edited by Herbert Farjeon. Nonesuch Press. New York: Random House. MCMXXXIII (1933). In cardboard case.
Astrophel & Stella.
Sir Philip Sidney. Edited by Mona Wilson. Nonesuch Press. MCMXXXI (1931). #1025 of 1210. In cardboard case.
The Nonesuch Century.
An Appraisal, a Personal Note and a Bibliography of the first hundred books issued by the Press 1923-1934. A.J. A. Symons, Desmond Flower & Francis Meynell. Nonesuch Press. London. 1936. #146 of 750.
In Memoriam.
A.H.H. 1811-1833. By Alfred Lord Tennyson. Nonesuch Press. London. 1933. #1520 of 2000. In cardboard case. With ephemera.
The Seasons.
James Thomson. Five pictures by Jacquier. Introduction by John Beresford. Nonesuch Press. London. 1927. #543 of 1500. In cardboard case.
Brokenbrow.
A Tragedy by Ernst Toller. Translated by Vera Mendel. Drawings by Georg Grosz. Nonesuch Press. London.
Masses and Man
A Fragment of the Social Revolution of the Twentieth Century. Ernest Toller. Translated by Vera Mendel. Nonesuch Press. London. 1923.
The Works of Sir John Vanbrugh. Vol. I.
Plays edited by Bonamy Dobree. Letters edited by Geoffrey Webb. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. MCMXXVII (1927). #1219 of 1410.
The Works of Sir John Vanbrugh. Vol. II.
Plays edited by Bonamy Dobree. Letters edited by Geoffrey Webb. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. MCMXXVII (1927).
The Works of Sir John Vanbrugh. Vol.III.
Plays edited by Bonamy Dobree. Letters edited by Geoffrey Webb. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. MCMXXVII (1927).
The Works of Sir John Vanbrugh. Vol. IV.
Plays edited by Bonamy Dobree. Letters edited by Geoffrey Webb. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. MCMXXVIII (1928).
Silurist.
Henry Vaughan. Nonesuch Press. Soho. 1924. #816 of 850. In cardboard case.
The Princess of Babylon.
M. DeVoltaire. Decorations by Thomas Lowinsky. Nonesuch Press. London. 1927. #628 of 1500.
The Compleat Angler.
The Lives of Donne Wotton Hooker Herbert & Sanderson. Izaak Walton. Edited by Geoffrey Keynes. Illustrations by Thomas Poulton and Charles Sigrist. Nonesuch Press. Bloomsbury. 1929. #524 of 1600. In cardboard case.
The Life of William Blake.
Mona Wilson. Nonesuch Press. London. 1927. #767 of 1480.
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Plantin Press

Los Angeles, CA. Started in 1931 by Saul (1905-1974) and Lillian Marks, the press was named after a French printing house in Antwerp. The Plantin Press used an 1852 Albion press, which was eventually purchased by the California State Library Foundation in 1983. After Saul's death, his wife Lillian Simon Marks continued the business until 1985.

A Song By Thomas Campion.
I Care Not for These Ladies by Thomas Campion. Christmas Greetings from Saul & Lillian Marks. The Plantin Press. Los Angeles. 1951.
Northwest Coast of America & California: 1832.
Letters From Fort Ross, Monterey, San Pedro and Santa Barbara, by an Intelligent Bostonian. Printed for Glen Dawson. 1959. Los Angeles. 180 copies printed by Saul & Lillian Marks at the Plantin Press. Early California Travel Series XLVIII.
An Informal Talk by Elmer Adler at the University of Kansas, April 17, 1953.
First Annual Public Lecture on Books & Biography. Printed by Saul & Lillian Marks at the Plantin Press, Los Angeles.
Aerial California.
An Account of Early Flight in Northern & Southern California 1849 to World War I. Kenneth M. Johnson. Dawson’s Book Shop. Los Angeles. 1961. 350 copies. Plantin Press. Los Angeles.
Journey to Arizona in 1876.
Alphonse Pinart. The Zamorano Club. Los Angeles. 1962. Translated by George H. Whitney. Plantin Press. 1962.
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Bruce Rogers

1870-1957. American typographer and book designer. He worked for the Riverside Press in Boston from 1896 until 1912, where he designed the Montaigne typeface. He then designed his Centaur type in 1915 for the Metropolitan Museum. He used a version of this type on his major work Oxford Lectern Bible in 1935. The Monotype Company used his typeface on their typesetting machines. Rogers was also printing advisor to Cambridge University Press and Harvard University Press. In 1933, Edwin Grabhorn said "It was Bruce Rogers' books that have influenced American and English printers more than any other recent single force."

The Centaur.
Maurice de Guerin. Montague Press. 1915.
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Miniatures Books

Miniature books are defined as those books that are three inches or smaller in height and width. Beginning in the medieval times there were miniature books handwritten by monks for royal patrons. These were mostly prayer or devotional texts which could be handily carried in a pocket or purse. After the invention of the printing press, miniature books were a way for a printer to show his skill. In 1468, Peter Schoffer (Johann Gutenberg's assistant) printed the first pocket-size book - "Diurnale Maguntinum." Later a Venetian printer, Aldus Manutius, established the Aldine Press, which was noted for its miniature editions. According to Robert Bradbury, Twentieth Century United States Miniature Books: "The renaissance of miniature book publishing and collecting began in 1960 when Achille J. St. Onge published the first issue of the Minature Book Collector." The McCune Collection has a number of Achille J. St. Onge's publications and has a total of 25 miniature books altogether.

The Plays of Shakespeare in Nine Volumes I-IX.
William Pickering, Chancery Lane, London. MDCCCXXV.
Den Swenska Psalmboken Av Konungen Gillad Och Stadfast Ar 1819.
7 April 1906. Gotenborg. Gustaf Melins Forlag.
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard.
Thomas Gray. Worcester Achille J. St. Onge 1960. 1000 copies. Printed in Haarlem, Holland.
The Inaugural Address of John F. Kennedy.
Achille J. St. Onge. Worcester. Printed in Haarlem, Holland.
Oh St. Nicholas.
Samuel K. Bangs. Prickly Pair Editions. 1994. #64 of 70 copies.
Formats and Foibles. A Few Books Which Might be Called Curious.
Walter Hart Blumenthal. Achille J. St. Once. Worcester. 1956. 300 copies. Printed in London.
Abraham Lincoln The Sesquicentennial Anniversary 1809-1959.
The Address by Carl Sandburg. Achille J. St. Once. Worcester. 2000 copies.
Specimen Type 1961 Book Types in the Cases of William M. Cheney.
Los Angeles.
The Gettysburg of Abraham Lincoln.
Wm. M. Cheney. 1961. 100 copies.
Small Rain Upon the Tender Herb.
8th Edition. London Religious Tract Society. C. Whittingham, Chiswick. In cardboard case.
Wild Apples History of Apple Tree.
Henry David Thoreau. Worcester. Achille J. St. Once. 1956.
Sermon of his Eminence.
Francis Cardinal Spellman. Worcester. Achille J. St. Once. 1957.
From a Writer’s Notebook.
Van Wyck Brooks. Worcester. Achille J. St. Once. 1955.
Adventure with Paper.
An Encounter with a Meatgrinder.
The Coronation of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Achille J. St. Once. Worcester. 1953.
The Myths of California Isle.
Frank J. Thomas. The Tenfingers Press. Los Angeles, CA 1966.
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Riverside Press

Cambridge and Boston, MA. Started by Henry Houghton in 1852, it merged into Houghton Mifflin when George Mifflin became a parterner in 1880. Bruce Rogers worked for the press from 1896-1912. In 1979, the Riverside Publishing Company became a wholly owned subsidiary of Houghton Mifflin.

A Book of Songs and Sonnets Selected From the Poems of Thomas Bailey Aldrich. MCMVI (1906).(view photo)
Printed at the Riverside Press for Houghton, Miffin & Co. #248 of 430 copies. Book in cardboard jacket. Note: Signed by Thomas Bailey Aldrich.
The Song of Roland.(view photo)
Translated from the French by Isabel Butler. 11 ½ x 17 ½ . Houghton, Mifflin and Co. Riverside Press Edition. 1904. One of 220 copies. Original prospectus in front cover. Book in cardboard cover.
Some Family Letters of W.M. Thackeray Together with Recollections of his Kinswoman Blache Warre Cornish.
Houghton, Mifflin Co. MDCCCCXI (1911). Printed at the Riverside Press. Cambridge. #41 of 550. Book in cardboard cover.
Montaigne’s Essay on Friendshiip and XXIX Sonnets.
Estienne De La Boetie. Translated by Louis How. Houghton Mifflin. 1915. #13 of 450 copies. Printed by the Riverside Press.
A Report of the Truth Concerning the Last Fight of the Revenge.
Walter Raleigh. The Riverside Press. Boston. 1902. #79 of 300. In cardboard case. Condition: This copy is foxed.
Mater Coronata Recited at the Bicentennial Celebration of Yale University.(view PDF)
Edmund Clarence Stedman. Houghton, Mifflin. Riverside Press. MDCCCCI (1901)
The Odyssey of Homer (Four Volumes).
Translated by William Cullen Bryant. Illustrations by Flaxman. Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Riverside Press. 1905.
The Iliad of Homer (Four Volumes).
Translated by William Cullen Bryant. Illustrations by Flaxman. Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Riverside Press. 1905.
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