Argonaut Book Shop

Argonaut Book Shop

786 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 USA (415) 474-9067
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We are specialists in the history of California, Western Americana, and Western Exploration. We also deal in Pacific Voyages, Rare Literature, and Illustrated Books, as well as maps, prints, photographs, manuscripts and ephemera.

The Argonaut Book Shop was founded in 1941 in the middle of the financial district of San Francisco by Robert D. Haines. The Argonaut was a founding member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and is also a member of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. For the last forty years the shop s proprietor has been Robert D. Haines, Jr. A number of years ago, Angela C. Haines and Aaron C. Haines joined the firm and are the third generation family members in the business. The shop is located near historic Union Square in downtown San Francisco and is open six days a week.

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A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the Various Empires, Kingdoms, State and Republics of the World. With a Special Map of Each of the United States, Plans of Cities, &C.

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Folio. (17 3/8 x 14 inches). Lithographed title with large vignette, letterpress "Table of Contents, " and 73 hand-colored lithographed maps, charts and city plans. Three-quarter red morocco over marbled boards, large red morocco title label on front cover, elaborately tooled and lettered in gilt. Spine and corners renewed in red leather. Boards rubbed and scuffed at edges. Maps in fine condition. Overall, a fine copy. A very nice copy of this very scarce atlas, with hand-colored maps of all ...


A Kentucky Cardinal. a Story used book

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$125.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York Date published: 1895

Description: First edition. 16mo. Decorated tan cloth with gilt-lettering. 4 black & white illustrations. A very fine copy. Read More

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A Party of Baccarat used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Century Co., New York Date published: 1930

Description: Brown, Arthur William. First edition. Small octavo. 4 black & white illustrations. Red cloth. Minor wear to spine and covers. Spine very slightly cocked. A fine copy. Read More

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$25.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York Date published: 1899

Description: First edition. 12mo. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Spine is faded and there is some rubbing to the extremities. Top corners slightly bumped. A near fine copy. A collection of three short stories, "The Solitary" (previously published in magazine form under the title "Gregory's Island"), "The Taxidermist" and "The Entomologist." Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Gideon's Band. a Tale of the Mississippi used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York Date published: 1914

Description: Yohn, F.C. First edition. Small octavo. Color illustrations by F.C. Yohn. Red cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine is slightly faded and there is some very minor rubbing to the extremities. A fine copy. Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: William Farquhar Payson, New York Date published: 1930

Description: Limited edition. Number 38 of 750 numbered copies. Slim octavo. Printed by Samuel Aiwaz Jacobs at the Stratford Press. Black & white frontispiece from a contemporary lithograph after a drawing by Aug. Kollner. Leaves uncut. Brown cloth-backed boards. A very fine copy in slightly rubbed slipcase. Published after Cooper's death, this volume is the introduction to an unpublished manuscript entitled "The Towns of Manhatten." Read More

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The Way of the World used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: The Haymarket Press, London Date published: 1928

Description: Todd, A.R. Middleton. First edition by this publisher. Number 875 of 875 copies. Original signed etching by A.R. Middleton Todd, A.R.E. Printed by the Westminster Press of London. Forward by Malcolm C. Salaman. Bound in purple cloth backed velvet with gilt lettering. Japon vellum pages. Covers rubbed with top edge faded. A very good copy. A classic English comedic play. The first ever publication of the Haymarket Press. Read More

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American Beauty used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City Date published: 1931

Description: Ruzicka, Rudolph. First edition. Woodcut decorations by Rudolph Ruzicka. Red cloth with gilt decoration. Covers rubbed, spine faded and spine ends heavily worn. A very good copy. Read More

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The Ingoldsby Legends Or Mirth & Marvels used book

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$175.00

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: J.M. Dent & Co., London Date published: 1898

Description: Illustrated in color and black & white by Arthur Rackham. Original gilt-lettered and printed green cloth. Rubbing to the extremities, chips to the spine ends, and small chips to the front endpaper. A very good copy. Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: John G. Jury, Berkeley Date published: 1925

Description: First edition. Inscribed and signed by the author. Printed by the Williams Printing Company of San Francisco California. Tan cloth-backed boards, lettered in gilt. Spine-ends lightly rubbed and some rubbing to the front edge. Some minor darkening to edges of covers and offsetting to endpapers. A near fine copy. The self published works of this California poet. Read More

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