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81 Hamilton, Charles F. AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN: ELBERT HUBBARD AND THE ROYCROFTERS.
South Brunswick: A.S. Barnes, 1973. First edition Cloth Very Good in Very Good DJ 
8vo. 253 pages. Illustrated. Bright purple boards. with silver lettering stamped on spine. White spots on edge of front board. Moderately rubbed dustjacket. Dime-sized stain (coffee?) to bottom right corner of front panel of dustjacket.

 
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82 Havergal, F.R. (Frances Ridley) (1836-1879). FLOWERS.
Boston: DeWolfe & Fiske Co., (1906). 
16mo. 5 1/2" x 6 1/4". 36 un-numbered pages. White pictorial covers with title and author's name stamped in gilt and flowers illustrated in color. This book of Christian-themed poetry features lovely chromolithographs of flowers on nearly every page. Very good.

 
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83 Hawthorne, Nathaniel. TRANSFORMATION: OR THE ROMANCE OF MONTE BENI, IN TWO VOLUMES [THE MARBLE FAUN] Extra-illustrated with 80 mounted albumen photographs
Leipzig: Bernard Tauchnitz, 1860. 
Two volumes. 16mo. 4 1/2 x 6 1/2". Vol. 1 -- [i-v]vi-xii, 292 pp. Vol. 2 ---280 pp. The Copyright Edition. All edges stained red. Red silk ribbon bookmarks. Bound in full parchment (lightly soiled) stamped with gilt and scarlet. Though the title page reads TRANSFORMATION: OR THE ROMANCE OF MONTE BENI, the spine of both volumes reads, MARBLE FAUN, as the title was known in America. Rich chocolate colored endpapers embellished with gilt. This set retains its original red cloth dustjackets and is housed in a matching red cloth slipcase. Both volumes are extra-illustrated with 80 mounted albumen photographs that depict Roman ruins, religious icons, famous works of art, street scenes, and people. TAUCHNITZ: INTERNATIONAL EDITIONS IN ENGLISH, 1841-1855 states that the book sold enough copies to require a fourth setting of plates -- one of only two of the firm's 500 English-language titles ever to do so. One explanation for its popularity is that, with its rich descriptions of Rome, Nathaniel Hawthorne's story or American expatriates in Italy was employed as a guidebook of sorts by tourists. This set, extra-illustrated with photographs, was likely the product of a Roman cottage industry that created such books as souvenirs for American tourists.

 
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84 Herschel, Mrs. John. MEMOIR AND CORRESPONDENCE OF CAROLINE HERSCHEL.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1876. 
Green cloth with decorative devices stamped in black and lettering stamped in gilt. xii, 355, [3]. Ex-library, with library book plate and embossed library emblem on ffep. Head and foot of spine rubbed. Corners bent. Else very good. The first woman to discover a comet, Herschel lived from 1750-1848. Hers was truly a Cinderella story. Caroline Herschel was born on March 16, 1750 in Hanover, Germany. Caroline's mother did not see the need for a girl to become educated and preferred to make Caroline a house servant to the rest of the family. Stricken with typhus at the age of ten, which stunted her growth, Caroline never married. Instead, she became her brother's housekeeper. Her brother, William Herschel, trained her in voice lessons and mathematics, and eventually she began to help him with his hobby, astronomy and telescope-making. She helped her brother develop the modern mathematical approach to astronomy. In 1783 Caroline Herschel discovered three new nebulae. Between 1786 and 1797 she discovered eight comets. In later years, Caroline catalogued every discovery she and William had made. Two of the astronomical catalogues published by Caroline Herschel are still in use today. On her ninety sixth birthday, Caroline Herschel was awarded the King of Prussia's Gold Medal of Science for her life long achievements.

 
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85 Higgins, Colin. HAROLD AND MAUDE.
Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1971. First edition 
Fine in a bright dustjacket with 1/2" chip at top of spine and 1" closed tear on top left corner of front panel.

 
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86 Holland, Rupert S. YANKEE SHIPS IN PIRATE WATERS.
Garden City Publishing Co., 1931. Pictorial Cover About Very Good 
Tight, bright 8vo, bound in blue boards with a pictorial pastedown on the front cover. Sea stories featuring a double-page, full-color illustration on the title page and four color plates illustrated by Frank E. Schoonover. Many black and white line drawings at the beginning of each chapter and each part of the book. Pictorial endpapers. Vivid pictorial pastedown on front cover has letters "s" and "p" missing from the word "Ships". Rear board has three dark spots near spine. Small gift inscription on half-title page. About very good.

 
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87 Houghton, Eliza P. Donner. THE EXPEDITION OF THE DONNER PARTY AND ITS TRAGIC FATE.
Los Angeles: Grafton Publishing Corporation, 1920. Cloth Very Good 
8vo. xxxvi, 375 pp. Green cloth with bright gilt lettering. Photos and illustrations throughout. Tipped into the rear of the book is a three page magazine article, "Epic of Endurance" dated 1939, which summarizes the ordeal of the Donner Party. Title page has the label of Arthur H. Clark company pasted over the original publisher information (Grafton).

This copy is an example of one of the practices of the publishing industry in the early Twentieth Century. When unsold copies of a book were remaindered by the publisher, another publisher often purchased these books. Sometimes, the buyer, (A.H. Clark in this instance) would paste a cancel over the original publisher's imprint on the title page. Additionally, if the remainder copies were unbound, the buyer would have them bound with his own imprint on the spine (as appears to be the case with this copy). 
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88 Howe, Lucretia T. HOME SONGS AND CHRONICLES OF THE ELLIS.
Rumford Falls, Maine: Rumford Falls Publishing Co., 1899. First edition Cloth Very Good + 
Sm. 8vo. xv, [l], 160 p., [6] leaves of plates. : ill. Brown cloth with title and pine cone design stamped in gilt on front board and spine. Inscribed by author. Lovely collection of poems about the author's home and family gatherings in Maine. A delightful celebration of birthdays, holidays, and cozy pastoral dwellings. Black and white photographs of the places mentioned in the poems. Uncommon.

Found only 4 copies on worldcat 9/07. 
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89 Hubbard, Elbert. LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT (13 Volumes of 14 volume set -- missing Volume 11 only). WITH DUSTJACKETS PLUS GUIDEBOOK.
Cleveland/New York: The World Publishing Company, 1928. Cloth Fine in Near Fine DJ 
8vo. 13 of 14 volumes bound in buckram with paper labels pasted on spines and blindstamped front boards. Photographic endpapers of the Roycroft campus. Books appear unread. Brown paper dustjackets with dark red lettering and floral design. Small cut-out on spine of dustjackets that displays the volume number. Very small amount of darkening to spine and rear panel of dustjackets. This set also includes the "Little Journey's Guide Book" (14 volumes in all). All that is missing is Volume 11.

 
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90 J.W. Butler Paper Company. CAMEO PLATE COATED BOOK, THE PRODUCT OF MESSRS. S.D. WARREN & COMPANY, MANUFACTURERS OF THE BEST IN STAPLE LINES AND BOOK PAPERS.
Boston: 1912. 
7" x 10" . [8] pages. An American trade catalog displaying various types of paper and printing processes. Bound with string. Two small closed tears at top of front cover and a 3" closed tear on the spine. Some spots on front cover. Else very good. From the catalogue: "Examples are shown of commercial printing varying from the simple to the more important and attention is called to the fact that each form of advertising gains distinctly in value through the medium of the paper on which it is printed."

 
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THE WHEEL OF TIME, COLLABORATION, OWEN WINGRAVE., James, Henry.
91 James, Henry. THE WHEEL OF TIME, COLLABORATION, OWEN WINGRAVE.
New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1893. First American edition Cloth Near Fine 
12mo. 220 pages. In the first issue dark green linen-grain cloth. Lettering in gilt and triple-rule border and grillework design in silver on front cover and spine, publisher's device in gilt on front cover; white endpapers; top-edge trimmed, other edges untrimmed (Edel, Leon A Bibliography of Henry James, A41). Some age toning to endpapers. Else fine. This edition contains the second, fifth, and sixth tales included in the English edition of The Private Life.

 
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92 Jenkins, John S. HEROINES OF HISTORY.
Chicago: L.P. Miller and Co., 1888. Very Good 
[i-v] vi, 520 pages. Elaborately blind-stamped red leather embossed with gilt titles. Gilt lettering on spine. All edges gilt. Ten tissue-guarded plates, including frontis piece. Floral endpapers, with a Gothic style letter "P" stamped twice on the front endpaper. A prior owner name and date is written on a blank leaf. A previous owner attempted unsuccessfully to erase it. Features biographies of famous women: Cleopatra, Queen Isabella, Joan of Arc, Queen Elizabeth I, Mary Queen of Scots, and more.

 
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A LITTLE BOOK OF NECESSARY NONSENSE., Johnson, Burges.
93 Johnson, Burges. A LITTLE BOOK OF NECESSARY NONSENSE.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1929. Cloth Very Good 
Red boards with gilt titles. Spine soiled. Pictorial endpapers, slightly age-toned. Previous owner's name written in pencil on ffep. Cute black and white illustrations throughout. A collection of poems by the likes of William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Bret Harte, A. T. Quiller-Couch, and Lewis Carroll.

 
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94 Johnstone, E. S. PACIFIC COAST SOUVENIR.
Oakland: E.S. Denison, 1888. 
Sm. 8vo. Cloth. Corners rubbed, gilt ttitles a bit faded. Pencil gift inscription on title page dated 1890. 28 pages of photos, 12 pages of "descriptions of views". Includes Yosemite, Carmel and Santa Barbara Missions, Hotel Del Monte, Lakes Donner and Tahoe, Mt. Shasta, Portland, Cliff House, Tehachapi Loop, San Francisco, Chinatown, and the Wells Fargo stage.

 
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95 Kaplan, Joseph; Von Braun, Wernher; Haber, Heinz; Ley, Willy; Schachter, Oscar; Whipple, Fred L.; Ryan, Cornelius, Ed. ACROSS THE SPACE FRONTIER.
New York: Viking Press, 1952. First edition 
4to. [i-viii]ix-xiv, 147pp. First edition with the 1952 on the copyright page and "Published by the Viking Press in September, 1952" on the copyright page. A space-age treasury written by a Who's Who of rocket science. Even though NASA had not yet been created and Sputnik wouldn't be launched for another five years, this book and its often imitated illustrations let people know that the future had arrived. Very good in a good dustjacket with chips to head and foot of spine and corners.

 
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96 Keller, Helen (1880-1968). OPTIMISM, AN ESSAY.
New York: T.Y. Crowell and Company, 1903 (1903). First edition Very Good 
75 pp. Green boards embossed in gilt and red. Corners and head and tail of spine gently bumped. Previous owner name inked in small letters on ffep. An essay by deaf and blind Helen Keller, who found she had much in life for which to be optmistic. A beautiful book with an uplifting topic.

 
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PRINTED ADVERTISEMENT SEEKING:
97 King, W.C. and Derby, W.P. PRINTED ADVERTISEMENT SEEKING: "AGENTS WANTED TO SELL THIS WONDERFUL BOOK: 'CAMP FIRE SKETCHES AND BATTLEFIELD ECHOES OR 61-5' THE MILLION EDITION ONLY $1.95"
Boston: Lindsay & Co., c. 1887. 
6 1/2" x 10.5". Single sheet printed on both sides. Recto features the cover illustration from CAMPFIRE SKETCHES AND BATTLEFIELD ECHOES OR 61-5, a volume of civil war recollections. The advertisement seeks agents to sell the "Million Edition" of "this wonderful book" and entreats them to work for Lindsay & Co. by promising "Big Money for Live Agents". The verso is the frontispiece, entitled "The Union in Peril" and "engraved exclusively for 'Echoes of 61-5'". Better than very good condition with one small closed tear on the left margin and two creases where the sheet was folded. While subscription books used by book agents are uncommon, they can be found from time to time. Publisher's advertisements for book agents are much more difficult to find. This is the first we've ever seen. A rare surviving bit of nineteenth century biblioephemera.

 
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98 Kounalakis, Markos . DEFYING GRAVITY: THE MAKING OF NEWTON.
Hillsboro, Oregon: Beyond Words Publishing, Inc., 1993. First edition 
11" x 9" oblong. Very good book in a very good dustjacket. Boards lightly warped. Text by Markos Kounalakis, Photography by Doug Menuez, Introduction by Paul Saffo. DEFYING GRAVITY, which traces the development of Apple's first handheld computing device, The Newton, "explores the process by which an idea is born and translated into a product on which fortunes can be made or lost."

 
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99 Lake, Carolyn, editor. UNDER COVER FOR WELLS FARGO: THE UNVARNISHED RECOLLECTIONS OF FRED DODGE. INSCRIBED TO WELLS FARGO HISTORIAN.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1969. First printing Near Fine in Very Good DJ 
[i-vi] vii-xx, 280 pages. Foreword by Neil Morgan. Illustrated with photographs. Brown cloth-covered boards featuring Fred Dodge's facsimile signature on front cover. Spine printed in black, red, and gilt. Pictorial dustjacket. Book is in near fine condition. Dustjacket, in very good condition, has faded spine panel and small tears at top and bottom of spine panel. Adams - Six Guns (Revised) #2484. This first printing is inscribed on the half-title page to Irene Neasham from the author. Irene Simpson Neasham was a woman of numerous talents, not the least of which was being the first woman president of the California Historical Society (1970). She graduated from Stanford and later worked for Wells Fargo Bank and Union Trust Company. She spent almost 30 years compiling and documenting a mixed collection of books, artifacts, pamphlets, photographs, articles, and ephemera on the era between Wells Fargo's founding in 1852 and the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906. She became nationally known as a speaker on Wells Fargo and the American West. She later married historian Aubrey Neasham, a restorer of Old Sacramento. According to Lake, Fred Dodge, whose recollections are featured in this book, was "a dead ringer for Wyatt Earp . . . an undercover man for Wells Fargo, a friend to Earp, a detective who brought many desperadoes to book, a fast man with a gun, and a good man to have on your side in a fight."

 
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100 Lardner, Ring W. (1885-1933). SYMPTOMS OF BEING 35.
The Bobbs-Merril Company, 1921. First edition Very Good 
12 mo. 53 pp. Grey pictorial boards stamped in red and black. Boards soiled. Endpapers tanned. Old price of .10 cents inked in green on top right corner of ffep. Boards lightly soiled, edges and corners lightly rubbed. Illustrated with jovial sillhouettes that match the humorous tone of the writing, the writer gives one description of reaching the ripe old age of 35 as follows: "To him, it was like as if she was kissing an old cab horse on a bet for the benefit of the Red Cross."

 
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