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California State University, 1988, 4to., cloth-covered clamshell case, loose sheets. v, (15) leaves.
4to. material loosely inserted in special clamshell box. California State University, 1988, 4to., cloth-covered clamshell case, loose sheets. v, (15) leaves. "First edition." Limited edition of 65 numbered copies, signed on colophon by L.C. Powell, with photographer's signature on mounting of each photograph. Title page, four-page introduction, 12 black-and-white photographs by A. Blanco of the printer Ward Ritchie from about 1980 to 1986, a 2-page biographical sketch of the photographer by Norman E. Tanis, and..... READ MORE about TYPE-FACES: A PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDY OF WARD RITCHIE. WITH A FOREWORD BY LAWRENCE CLARK POWELL
Price: $650.00 Order nr. 50407
With a Foreword by Aldous Huxley.
Los Angeles: Los Angeles Public Library, 1937. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. xiv, 79 pages. With a Foreword by Aldous Huxley. First edition, limited to 750 copies printed at the Ward Ritchie Press. With a color printed title page. One page preface by Powell and a one page introductory note by Jake Zeitlin. Covers soiled. READ MORE about THE MANUSCRIPTS OF D.H. LAWRENCE, A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 6771
New York: The Colophon Ltd, 1938. 8vo. cloth. pp. (vi), 483-632. George Parker Winship writes on the Cambridge Press, the first press in English America, Lawrence Clark Powell contributes "Towards a Bibliography of John Steinbeck," an article on the 1858 catalogue of Henry Adam's Library, and the story of James Fenimore Cooper's foray into the drama genre, a play entitled "Upside Down; or, Philosophy in Petticoats," which had a run of three performances. READ MORE about COLOPHON, N.S., A Q FOR BKMEN, V.III N.4
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 45443
New York: The Colophon Ltd, 1940. 4to. paper-covered boards. 113, (5) pages. William T. Hastings writes about the Ireland Shakespeare forgeries, also Lawrence Clark Powell on D.H. Lawrence and his critics, and an article on English illustrators by Hellmut Lehman-Haupt that features Cruikshank etchings nicely reproduced in color. Also a woodcut by Paul Landacre as a separate plate, cover and colophon design by Kurt Werth, and index to Numbers One through Four. Bookplate. READ MORE about COLOPHON, N.GR.S., THE Q FOR BKMN, V.I N.4
Price: $100.00 Order nr. 45449
Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1942. small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xv, 178 pages. First edition. Beautiful copy. Signed by the author. READ MORE about PHILOSOPHER PICKETT, THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF CHARLES EDWARD PICKETT, ESQ., OF VIRGINIA, WHO CAME...
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 8059
Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1942. small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xv, 178 pages. First edition. Presentation on free endpaper "For Bill Wreden, good bookman, good friend, Larry Powell, UCLA, 1948." READ MORE about PHILOSOPHER PICKETT, THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF CHARLES EDWARD PICKETT, ESQ., OF VIRGINIA, WHO CAME...
Price: $85.00 Order nr. 71008
Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1942. small 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xv, 178 pages. First edition. READ MORE about PHILOSOPHER PICKETT, THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF CHARLES EDWARD PICKETT, ESQ., OF VIRGINIA, WHO CAME...
Price: $30.00 Order nr. 96159
N.P. The Pacific Historical Review, 1942. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 263-280 pages. Rosenberg 30. Reprint from The Pacific Historical Review XI:3 (September 1942). Discusses resources for the history of the western United States, the Spanish Southwest and Mexico, California, the Pacific basin, and Great Britain. Slightly tanned. Top edge of spine chipped. READ MORE about RESOURCES OF WESTERN LIBRARIES FOR RESEARCH IN HISTORY
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 128797
N.P. (but Los Angeles): n.p., 1945. 12mo. stiff paper wrappers, cord-tied. 6+(1) pages. Limited to 50 copies printed for members of the Zamorano Club by Richard Hoffman. July 14, 1667 diary entry. READ MORE about SAMUEL PEPYS: A PEPYSIAN PASTORALE
Price: $65.00 Order nr. 102288
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1946. 8vo. paper wrappers. viii, 78 pages. With an introduction by Powell and eleven other articles. Compliments card loosely inserted. READ MORE about WILLIAM ANDREWS CLARK MEMORIAL LIBRARY, REPORT OF THE FIRST DECADE 1934-1944
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 128763
Compiled by the California Library Association Committee on Local History.
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1950. small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xvi, 576, 3 pages. Compiled by the California Library Association Committee on Local History. First edition. With an introduction by Lawrence Clark Powell and a Proclamation by U.S. Grant stimulating "Centennial Histories" in the Seventies. Dust jacket chipped and internally tape repaired. READ MORE about CALIFORNIA LOCAL HISTORY, A CENTENNIAL BIBLIOGRAPHY
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 20063
Los Angeles: Glen Dawson, 1952. small 8vo. cloth. xvi pages followed by the descriptions of the 32 novels. First edition, limited to 325 copies and printed by Grant Dahlstrom at the Ampersand Press. Well preserved copy. READ MORE about LAND OF FICTION, THIRTY-TWO NOVELS AND STORIES ABOUT SOUTHERN CAL IFORNIA FROM RAMONA TO THE...
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 128764
N.P. (printed for the presentation to the Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs, 1954). small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 16 pages. An address given at a Zamorano Club banquet in honor of Dr. Hodge's 89th birthday. Designed and printed by Ward Ritchie for members of the Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs. READ MORE about SKY, SUN AND WATER: THE SOUTHWEST OF FREDERICK WEBB HODGE
Price: $20.00 Order nr. 48159
Los Angeles: The Ward Ritchie Press, (1954). 8vo. cloth-backed decorated boards, paper spine label. xi, 263 pages. First edition (Rosenberg 17). A number of essays on collecting, booksellers and authors. Great association item as it is inscribed on free endpaper "Inscribed for Ivy on her birthday with coridal regards, Lawrence Clark Powell and presented by Gertrude Clark Powell (his mother) August 24, 1955." READ MORE about THE ALCHEMY OF BOOKS, AND OTHER ESSAYS AND ADDRESSES ON BOOKS & WRITERS
Price: $125.00 Order nr. 128733
N.P. Privately printed at The Sign of John Dunton's Head for H.W.E., (1954). 8vo. paper wrappers. 12 pages. Limited to 250 copies and printed by the Curwen Press. Issued as a Christmas greeting by the bookseller (H.W. Edwards) that figured in Powell's purchase of the Harmsworth theology books. Loosely inserted is a Christmas greeting card. Some creasing of covers. READ MORE about TO NEWBURY TO BUY AN OLD BOOK
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 128768
Hamden: The Shoe String Press, 1955. 8vo. cloth. xv, 432 pages. With reprints of essays by Winston Churchill, Lawrence Clark Powell, Edmund Pearson, Lawrence Thompson and many others. Covers soiled. READ MORE about BOOKS, LIBRARIES, LIBRARIANS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO LIBRARY LITERATURE
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 40890
Los Angeles: The WArd Ritchie Press, 1955. small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 23 pages. Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. Use of three colors in printing. READ MORE about ROBINSON JEFFERS AT OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE, A CHECK LIST OF THE JEFFERS COLLECTION IN THE MARY NORTON...
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 51499
Los Angeles: The Ward Ritchie Press, (1957). 8vo. cloth-backed decorated boards. x, 157 pages. First edition. With articles on Dobie, Jeffers, "Street of the Second-hand Bookshops," "A Southwestern Bookseller" and others. Presentation from Powell on front free endpaper. Damaged spot in lower corner of front cover. READ MORE about BOOKS, WEST SOUTHWEST. ESSAYS ON WRITERS THEIR BOOKS, AND THEIR LAND
Price: $25.00 Order nr. 26093
Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Highway Department, 1958. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 36 pages. Union List 1, 478. A periodical, March 1958 issue. Features "A Southwest Century," an article about one hundred noteworthy books about the history of the American Southwest by Powell, with presentation by Powell. Color and black and white illustrations. Tanned. READ MORE about A. SOUTHWEST CENTURY
Price: $15.00 Order nr. 127637
London: Privately printed, 1959. 12mo. cloth-backed marbled paper-covered boards, paper cover label. (ii), 24 pages with 7 illustrations. History of this bookseller. The hard bound variant. READ MORE about AND BROWN, A CHRONICLE OF B.F. STEVENS & BROWN
Price: $35.00 Order nr. 3152