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Four additional Frank Norris letters; Franklin Walker; A letter from Rigby Graham
Topics: Book Club of California, Norris, Frank, 1870-1902--Correspondence, Savage, Toni,...
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A tale of colophons; Bruce Taylor Hamilton; Two important William Morris exhibits; Adela Spindler Roatcap; On the encouragement of cataloging; Barbara Land
Topics: Book Club of California, Morris, William, 1834-1896--Exhibitions, Oregon Historical Society,...
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What did Gutenberg invent?; John S. Thompson; A bibliopeg in Paris; Mrs. John I. Walter;
Topics: Book Club of California, Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468, Schöffer, Peter, approximately...
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Bound to be classics: fine editions and the American literary canon; Megan Benton; Remembering Sanford Berger: the Wood Beyond the World and the "Maid in the Meadow"; Dr. Adela Spindler Roatcap
Topics: Book Club of California, Fine books--United States, Literature publishing--United...
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Check list of 'Leaf Books'; John Borden; David Magee; Duncan Olmsted; Collecting California fiction; John Swingle
Topics: Book Club of California, Leaf books--Bibliography, Book collecting, California--Fiction
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The type specimen book: two important representatives of the Bay Printing Tradition; Robert Dickover; Bronislaw Mlynarski; August Brandenburg; bDNA solves ancient California mystery; James Moffat Spitze
Topics: Book Club of California, Type and type-founding--Specimens, Taylor & Taylor, Peter Koch,...
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James Mason Hutchings of Yo Semite: a review; Gary F. Kurutz; The color of Yosemite; John Carpenter; Grazing in Yosemite with Eleazer Givens, 1856-1890; James B. Snyder; Harold Berliner: printer, environmentalist, and lawyer, 1923-2010; William A. Newsom
Topics: Book Club of California, Book collecting--California--San Francisco, Givens, Eleazer, 1856-1890,...
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The San Francisco Public Library's Kuhl Memorial collection: A brief history and description; Robert D. Harlan; Scholars as enemies of books; Archie Hanna; David and Dorothy Magee; What I collect; Barbara Land;
Topics: Book Club of California, San Francisco Public Library. Special Collections Department,...
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And then the bookshops started dying; John Hunter
Topics: Book Club of California, Booksellers and bookselling--California--History
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Byron and the Countess Giuccioli; On the author of "Alice"
Topics: Book Club of California, West, William Edward, 1788-1857, Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge, 1832-1898
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Publishing and the golden age
Topics: Book Club of California, Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century
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The White Rabbit Press: a short history; Alastair Johnston
Topics: Book Club of California, White Rabbit Press, Printing--California--San Francisco--History--20th...
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The miner's ten commandmentss, Francis E. Sheldon
Topics: Book Club of California, Postal stationery--California, Gold mines and...
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Bewick in bas-relief; Joanne Sonnichsen; The tragedy of Coloma
Topics: Book Club of California, Bookbinding--California, Northern, E Clampus Vitus (Fraternal order)
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Food & wine & good design: the California fine printers' legacy; Randall Tarpey-Schwed; Red wine & chocolate; Richard Seibert; Making books & chili; David Esslemont; Southern California sightings; Carolee Campbell
Topics: Book Club of California, Fine books, Food & wine books, Design--Philosophy, Art--California,...
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Search and research: the librarian and the scholar; James D. Hart; Journal of a journeying printer; Adrian Wilson; Joyce Lancaster Wilson;
Topics: Book Club of California, Literature--Research--Methodology, Book industries and trade--Europe, Book...
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The work of Giovanni Mardersteig; John Dreyfus; Coppa's revisited; Albert Shumate, M.D.; Books and the senses; Clifford Burke;
Topics: Book Club of California, Mardersteig, Giovanni, 1892-1977, Printing--Germany--History--20th...
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The poet as printer; Andrew Hoyem;
Topics: Book Club of California, Printing--History--Poetry
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Stanbrook Abbey Press; J.G. Dreyfus; A bookseller reminisces; Roy Vernon Sowers; The ecology of Robin Jeffers; James Rorty;
Topics: Book Club of California, Stanbrook Abbey. Press, Booksellers and bookselling--California--History,...
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Speaking of pochoir: the art deco world of George Barbier; Dr. Adela Spindler Roatcap
Topics: Book Club of California, Stencil work, Barbier, George, 1882-1932
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Between geology & history: an interpretation of Robert Louis Stevenson's "Silverado Squatters"; Murray Baumgarten;
Topics: Book Club of California, Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894--Criticism and interpretation,...
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"Rare books" in university libraries; Michael T. Ryan; David C. Weber; Margaret Murdock; Wilder Bentley the Younger; Adieu, mon serjeant
Topics: Book Club of California, Academic libraries--United States, Rare books, Murdock, Margaret, Hawley,...
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Hand press printing in Southern California; Ward Ritchie; Sam Brannan's Press; Carroll D. Hall; Bookselling in the 13th century
Topics: Book Club of California, Hand presses, Printing--California, Southern, Printing--California,...
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Dearest Wolf: George Sterling's presentation inscriptions to Jack London; David Mike Hamilton; Four more Frank Norris letters; Robert C. Leitz III
Topics: Book Club of California, Norris, Frank, 1870-1902--Correspondence, London, Jack, 1876-1916,...
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Garlic Gulch: John Steinbeck in Los Gatos, 1936-1938; Robert Louis Stevenson & the goats: Monterey County Ranch discovered; Roger G. Swearingen; Printing in nineteenth-century San Francisco: a flame before the fire; Bruce Johnson
Topics: Book Club of California, Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894, Printing--California--San...
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Bookwomen and book collecting in Southern California; David Parker; Stanford Wreden Prize winnters 2011; Bo Wreden
Topics: Book Club of California, Women book collectors, Book collecting, Stanford University--Awards
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The printers in Stevenson's regiment; Donald C. Biggs; The Caxton Club of Chicago: three generations of bibliophiles; Norman L. Cram
Topics: Book Club of California, Private clubs--Illinois--History, Caxton Club, United States. Army. New...
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Paul Landacre and his press; Anthony L. Lehman; Grabhorniana; Oscar Lewis
Topics: Book Club of California, Landacre, Paul, 1893-1963, Hand presses, Grabhorn Press
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The Library of Trinity College, Dublin; Robert O. Dougan; The Allen Press - a bibliography; William P. Barlow, Jr.
Topics: Book Club of California, Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Library, Allen Press--Bibliography
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Old California cook books; Philip S. Brown; The Lakeside Press library; H. Richard Archer;
Topics: Book Club of California, Antique American cookbooks, Lakeside Press (Chicago, Ill.), Typography
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The christmas printer: or, the printing career of James D. Hart; Jane Wilson; A checklist of the Penguin, the Harvest, and the Hart Presses; "Printing and the mind of man"; Albert Sperisen; The Morgan A. and Aline D. Gunst Meorial Library;
Topics: Book Club of California, Hart, James D. (James David), 1911-1990, Hart Press--Bibliography,...
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What is fine printing anyway?; Peter Rutledge Koch
Topics: Book Club of California, Fine books, Printing, Booksellers and bookselling--Canada, Codex...
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The published works of Oscar Lewis
Topics: Book Club of California, Lewis, Oscar, 1893-1992--Bibliography
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A city built on books; Alberto Manguel; Codex V: a print extravaganza: a review of the print fair: Richmond, CA, February 8-11, 2015; Donald Kerr
Topics: Book Club of California, Books and reading--History, Codex Book Fair and Symposium
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Anton Koberger and the Nuremberg Chronicle; John R. Turner Ettlinger; Way and Williams, Chicago 1895-1898; Peter E. Hanff; In memoriam - J. Terry Bender 1925-1977; Franklin Gilliam
Topics: Book Club of California, Schedel, Hartmann, 1440-1514. Liber chronicarum, Printing--History--Origin...
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People, puzzles, and places: reflections on landscape with books; David Farmer
Topics: Book Club of California, Farmer, David
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Literary forms, eclectic formats: the book art of Edward Gorey; Malcolm Whyte
Topics: Book Club of California, Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000
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New directions in typographic research; Thomas Wolf; Jane Bissell Grabhorn 1911-1973; Hans E. Schuberth; Adrian Wilson; Eleanor Hestal; Duncan Oldsted;
Topics: Book Club of California, Typography, Grabhorn, Jane Bissell, Schuberth, Hans E., Hesthal, Eleanor
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Bibliomania - perspective of a surviving spouse; Linda M. Kahn
Topics: Book Club of California, Bibliomania, Book collecting, Kahn, P. M. (Paul Markham), Private...
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Albert Bender and the Mills College Library; Flora Elizabeth Reynolds; Two centuries of "cook books"; A. Grove Day
Topics: Book Club of California, Mills College. Library, Bender, Albert M. (Albert Maurice), 1866-1941,...
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The re-materialization of the book: the future of the book in the age of electronic texts; Peter Rutledge Koch
Topics: Book Club of California, Publishers and publishing, Books
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Lithographic views of San Francisco before the gold rush; Warren R. Howell
Topics: Book Club of California, Cities and towns--California--San Francisco--History,...
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California's first library; Reverend James Culleton, D.D.
Topics: Book Club of California, Monterey Mission. Library
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Pixley of Pixley: an artesian spring in the valley; David C. Weber
Topics: Book Club of California, Pixley, Frank Morrison, 1825-1895
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Erhard Ratdolt - a survey; R.S. Speck, M.D.; The Estelle Doheny Collection in the Edward Laurence Doheny Memorial Library;
Topics: Book Club of California, Ratdolt, Erhard, 1447?-1527 or 1528, Doheny, Estelle, 1875-1958--Library
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On collecting Max Beerbohm: grazie per tutto; Majl Ewing; The modern concept of fine bookbinding; Florence Walter;
Topics: Book Club of California, Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956, Book collecting, Bookbinding--History--20th...
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The Pazifische Presse and German exile publishing in Los Angeles 1942-1948; Victoria Dailey
Topics: Book Club of California, Pazifische Presse--History, Publishers and publishing--California--Los...
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California: evolution of a mythology; Richard H. Dillon; Life with a bibliomaniac; Margaret B. Harrison; A bibliophile's dream: Adolph Sutro in Mexico; W. Michael Mathes; Grabhorniana; Oscar Lewis
Topics: Book Club of California, California--History, Grabhorn Press, Lewis, Oscar, 1893-1992, Bibliomania,...
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Collecting Californiana; Allen R. Ottley
Topics: Book Club of California, Book collecting, California--In literature
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Shakespeare folios & the Folger Library; Warren Unna; Thomas C. Russell, printer and publisher; John Barr Tompkins; A printman's views on extra-illustrated books; William A. Parish
Topics: Book Club of California, Folger Shakespeare Library, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--First...
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Charles Hobson's book performance: a San Francisco "First"; Adela Spindler Roatcap; The Caliph & California: A. Edward Newton & the California Connection; David Klappholz; An elegance of line: the graphic art of Mac Harshberger; William W. Whitney; Ward Ritchie at ninety: "Years touched with memories"; John F. Class
Topics: Book Club of California, Newton, A. E. (Alonzo Eliot), 1821-1889, Book collecting, Hobson, Charles,...
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An interview with William McDevitt, LL.M.; Robert de Roos; the Silverado Press, an exile from California; Norman H. Strouse;
Topics: Book Club of California, McDevitt, William, Printing--California, Northern, Silverado Press
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The Silverado episode; Norman H. Strouse; Carl Irving Wheat, 1892-1966; Louise Farrow Barr 1887-1966
Topics: Book Club of California, Silverado (Calif.)--History, Stevenson, Robert Louis,...
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S.H. Goetzel: publisher, Mobile, Alabama, 1857-1865; Robert Bell; Edwin Grabhorn 1889-1968; Cornerstone of western Americana; Rev. Francis J. Weber
Topics: Book Club of California, Goetzel, S. H., Grabhorn, Edwin E., Palóu, Francisco, 1723-1789....
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The Scheide Library; William H. Scheide
Topics: Book Club of California, Scheide, William Taylor, 1847-1907, Book collecting
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Way out west: fine printing and the cultural history of the book in California
Topics: Book Club of California, Printing--California--History
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The book community of Los Angeles, 1920-1940; Kenneth Klein
Topics: Book Club of California, Bibliomania--California--Los Angeles--20th century, Booksellers and...
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Unsinkable genius: George Hitchcock's Kayak; Joseph Bednarik; Southern California sightings; Carolee Campbell; Bernard M. Rosenthal (1920-2017); Ian Jackson
Topics: Book Club of California, Hitchcock, George Parks, 1914-2010, Literature--Periodicals--History--20th...
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Oklahoma West: The University of Oklahoma Press and its Western Americana; Richard F. Olson; A sketch of John DePol; Donald R. Fleming
Topics: Book Club of California, DePol, John, 1913-2004, Wood-engraving--20th century, University of...
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The picture of Oscar Wilde; Dr. Adela Spindler Roatcap; The new Plantin Press Bibliography; Robert Dickover
Topics: Book Club of California, Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900, Plantin Press--Bibliography
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An enemy alien in Berkeley: reminiscences of the war years by a slightly bemused thirty-niner; Bernard M. Rosenthal; Joe D'Ambrosio and LX Commute: My Sentence; Dr. Adela Spindler Roatcap
Topics: Book Club of California, Rosenthal, Bernard M.
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Peter Koch, printer; Carolee Campbell; The closing of the University of Southern California Fine Arts Press; Edward Petko; In Memoriam [A. Grove Day] [Don Bufkin]; The 1994 A.T.F. American Typecasting Fellowship; Regarding "Japanese Sea Drifters"
Topics: Book Club of California, Koch, Peter Rutledge, Peter Koch, Printer, USC Fine Arts Press, Day, A....
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The Grabhorn Press; Tyrus G. Harmsen; On the making of fine books; Edwin Grabhorn; Soon there will be another muse; Robert Grabhorn; Dear Victoria: a letter; Jane Grabhorn; Why I collect Grabhorns; Florence S. Walter
Topics: Book Club of California, Grabhorn Press, Book collecting--California--San Francisco
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The lady was twenty-one; Victoria Dailey; A bibliography of the Press of the Pegacycle Lady; 1971-1992
Topics: Book Club of California, Press of the Pegacycle Lady--Bibliography
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On collecting John Baskerville; William P. Barlow, Jr.; Rendevous de lure; Adrian Wilson; Joyce Lancaster Wilson; Dr. Arthur L. Bloomfield 1888-1962
Topics: Book Club of California, Baskerville, John, 1706-1775, Book collecting, Printers--France,...
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Hot pursuit: collecting material concerning Robertson's Colony, Texas; Malcolm D. McLean; Remembering Joseph Blumenthal; Ward Ritchie
Topics: Book Club of California, Texas--History--To 1846--Sources, Blumenthal, Joseph, 1897-1990
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Edith M. Coulter: a tribute & a bouquet; Henry Miller Madden; Adrian Wilson, the book designer in Tuscany Alley: a continued checklist; Jane Wilson
Topics: Book Club of California, Coulter, Edith M. (Edith Margaret), 1880-1963, Wilson, Adrian--Bibliography
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The Jane Bourne Parton collection at Mills; Flora Elizabeth Reynolds; the Robert Grabhorn collection at San Francisco Public Library
Topics: Book Club of California, Mills College. Library, Grabhorn Press, Ballroom dancing--France, Ballroom...
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Henry, Patricia, and Judith Evans: The Peregrine Press and the Porpoise Bookshop; John Crichton; Richard Wagener in conversation with Edwin Dobb; Review: Bookworks 2014, the fifteenth Pacific Center for the Book Arts Members Exhibition; Steve Woodall; Border Crossing; Gary Young
Topics: Book Club of California, Peregrine Press, Porpoise Bookshop, Evans, Henry Herman, 1918-1990, Evans,...
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The Robert Grabhorn Collection on the History of Printing and Development of the Book at the San Francisco Public Library; Alastair Johnston; Gorey details; Danya Winterman
Topics: Book Club of California, Grabhorn Press, San Francisco Public Library. Book Arts & Special...
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The history of printing: a bibliographical introduction; Marion B. Allen;
Topics: Book Club of California, Printing--History--Bibliography
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Carlyle to his publisher
Topics: Book Club of California, Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881
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The Bancroft Library; Herbert L. Priestley
Topics: Book Club of California, Bancroft Library