Very Good. ix, 141 p., 16 leaves of plates: ports., facsims.; 35 cm. Folio. Original green cloth boards. Leather spine label. Chipping loss to spine label. Good binding and cover. Shelfwear. Clean, unmarked pages. One of a limited edition of 400 copies printed at the Grabhorn Press. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.
ix, 142p., 9.75x13.5 inches, self-portrait of Agustin V. Zamorano frontis, preface, bibliography of imprints, lists of presses and newspapers, sources and bibliography, index, illustrated with 16 plates, very good first edition limited to 400 copies bound in green cloth over black buckram cloth backing and red leather title label on spine, original prospectus laid-in.
Near Fine. Dust Jacket Included. 16 plates, including the frontispiece. First edition, limited to 400 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press. An account not only of the Zamorano Press but also of the other early printing establishments in California. Prospectus laid in. Original green-covered boards over a black cloth spine, with a gilt-stamped red leather spine label. A near fine copy in the original plain paper dust jacket.
Very Good+ with prospectus laid in; black cloth with green cloth sides; gilt-stamped red leather spine label; some rubbing and chipping to spine label else fine; internally pristine; binding tight. Lacks plain white dust jacket. Pasadena's finest independent new and used bookstore.
Good. Limited, one of 400 copies; includes prospectus; original cover with green cloth boards and black backstrip with title in gilt lettering on red leather label; cover lightly rubbed, corners and spine ends lightly rubbed/bumped; edges lightly soiled; endpapers and pages lightly age-toned; prospectus lightly age-toned with some foxing; binding tight; cover, edges, and interior intact and clean except as noted. Due to the size/weight of this item, additional shipping charges will apply on International or Expedited orders.
First edition. Limited to 400 copies printed by The Grabhorn Press. Folio. ix, 142pp. 16 plates of samples; frontis portrait. Green and black two-tone cloth, red morocco spine label. Spine slightly indented. A near fine copy. An important and scholarly study on printing in California from the beginning as a Mexican Territory to statehood, September 9, 1850. Includes a bibliography of imprints, list of newspapers, list of presses, and bibliographic sources. The classic reference on the subject. [BCC: 94; Grabhorn: 582].
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