Los Angeles: B. N. Robertson, (1943). Third edition. Paperback. 165 pp., illustrated, original pale blue wrappers, 8 x 5.5 inches. A general introduction to Chinese medicine and philosophy of disease and healing. Author was a graduate of the Shanghai Herb College.
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San Francisco: John Howell Books, 1982. First edition. Paperback. 186 pp., illustrated, original dark blue wrappers, 10.5 x 7 inches. Price list laid in. This 70th anniversary catalog represents a treasure trove of books, manuscripts and works of art. The color frontispiece reproduces item 86, Charles Nahl's "dramatic equestrian portrait...
Lisboa: J. J. Bordalo, 1863. Third edition. Hardcover. 280 pp., engraved frontispiece; 12mo, half calf and marbled boards. Scarce Portugues distillation manual. First published in 1857, 13th edition published in 1920. Rego, Livros Portugueses de Cozhina #317 listing every edition 1857-1920 except this one.
Detroit: Freshwater Press, 1960. First edition. Paperback. Original pictorial wrappers (paperback); 172 pp. Tables of data regarding Great Lakes vessels from about 1884.
Ramachandrapuram: Anbu Nilayam, 1942. First edition. Hardcover. xvi, , 145 pp.; small octavo, blue cloth spine and decorative paper boards. Scarce original edition of this work by Indian philosopher, poet and teacher Kavi Yogi Maharishi Dr. Shuddhananda Bharati (1897-1990).
np: Printed by Lester Lloyd, 1976. First edition. Paperback. Original printed wrappers, 9 x 6 inches;  pp + colophon. #178 of 200 copies signed by author and printer. Text from a talk given at the Roxburghe Club.
Wien: Deutscher Verlag für Jugend und Volk, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Original color pictorial boards; 7.25 x 9 inches, (12) pp. Color and monochrome illustrations, pictorial endpapers. Second title from the series of 4 seasons. Charming illustrations.
San Francisco: California Historical Society, nd (circa 1965). Valenti Angelo. First edition thus. Hardbound. Original tan cloth with printed paper title label, small octavo, 15 pp., jacket. Printed by Roger Levenson at the Tamalpais Press, Berkeley.
Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 2001. First edition, limited to 176 signed copies, this #41. Hardcover. Octavo, decorative printed paper over boards,  pp.
Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 1997. First edition, limited to 226 signed copies, this #51. Hardcover. Octavo, decorative printed paper over boards,  pp.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, (1914). First edition. Hardcover. , 161 pp., 15 full-page monochrome illustrations by Flagg; octavo, original blue cloth. A novel of a mother and her grown son getting ahead in the competetive world of Madison Avenue advertising.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1938). First edition. Hardcover. xiii, 239 pp.; octavo, original beiged cloth, dustjacket. A serious book on all aspects of finance - from balancing a checkbook to investing in the stock market - promoting financial independence for women. Published in 1938, toward the end of the...
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1917. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. 1833 pp., illustrated; octavo, original gray cloth with pictorial paper label on front cover. Musical concepts are personafied as characters in this instructional music-themed fantasy.
Boston: W. A. Wilde, (1923). First edition. Hardcover. 338 pp., 8 plates from photographs; octavo, original green cloth. In the 1920s Frank H. Cheley founded of a summer camp for boys in Colorado's Rocky Mountains. Today there are 3 camps for boys and girls still run by the Cheley family...
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893. Third and revised edition. Hardcover. 330,  pp.; octavo, original blue cloth. Rather than an encyclopedic format, the author has chosen a sort of narrative form with the book divided into 36 subject categories within which his exposition on one name naturally leads to the...
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., (1897). Second printing. Hardcover. (xvii), 478 pp., illustrated with 32 full-page engraved portrait plates; octavo, original maroon cloth. Expounds a philosophy of attaining wealth wealth through persistance, perseverance, positive thinking, and will-power, with examples from the deeds and actions of famous historical figures.
New York: Duell, Sloan, & Pearce / Essential Books, (1946). Revised edition. Hardcover. xxiv, 644 pp., 800+ illustrations, mostly from photographs; octavo, original red cloth, dustjacket. Originally published in 1900.
Kansas City, MO: Unity School of Christianity, 1945. Early reprint. Hardcover. 197 pp, original dark green cloth with gilt title. Originally published in 1941. One of the cornerstone texts of Unity.
Chicago: Pascal Covici, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. 108 pp., octavo, original blue cloth with gilt title and cover ornament. A description of heaven, hell, the devil, the angels, etc., extracted from classic literary sources.
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1907. First edition. Hardcover. xiii, 254, advert leaf at rear, profusely illustrated with plates and text illustrations; octavo, orginal dark green cloth with title and cover ornaments block in gilt and black, top edge gilt. Entertaining catalog of suppressed plates from a wide variety of...
New York: Oxford University Press, 1966. First US edition. Hardcover. , 314 pp., octavo, original blue cloth, dustjacket. A history of British printing from Caxton to the 20th century.
London: Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1894. First edition. Hardcover. xii, 208 pp. + 48, 15 pp. publisher catalogs at rear; octavo, original brown cloth. Excellent overview of paper making technology in late nineteenth century.
London: Allen & Unwin, 1960. First edition. Hardcover. 224 pp., illustrated, original blue cloth, dustjacket.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1958. First edition. Paperback. , 27 pp., original decorative wrappers, 5 x 7.5 inches. Two lectures by Marianne Moore (1887-1972), one of the greatest American modernist poets. Book designed by Adrian Wilson.
(Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1942). Facsimile. Paperback. 30,  pp., 16mo (4.14 x 2.5 inches), original decorative wrappers. Facsimile of the rare original copy in the colletion of the Boston Public Library. Published on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the J. B. Lippincott Co.