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Hague & Gill BibliographyObserving Eric Gill's Centenary”
Davis, James.  Printed by Hague and Gill a checklist prepared in conjunction with the exhibit A Responsible Workman observing Eric Gill's centenary. [Los Angeles]: Regents of the University of California, © 1982. 8vo. [2], 48, [2] pp.; illus.
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Handsome, Scholarly Edition ofDibdin’s Cambridge Notebook
Dibdin, Thomas Frognall; Renato Rabaiotti, ed.; David McKitterick, comp.  Horae bibliographicae cantabrigiensis. A facsimile of Dibdin’s Cambridge notebook, 1823. With readings from the Library Companion, 1824. New Castle [DE]: Oak Knoll [colophon: Verona: Martino Mardersteig in the Stamperia Valdonega], 1989. 4to (24.8 cm, 9.75"). [6], 11–79, [3] pp.; facs.
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The Art of the Printed Book
Duncan, Harry.  Doors of perception: essays in book typography. Austin, TX: W. Thomas Taylor, 1983. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.2"). [2], 99, [3] pp.
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W.A.D. 1880 1980
(Dwiggins, William Addison).  Strand, Julia, ed. A tribute to W.A. Dwiggins on the hundredth anniversary of his birth. New York: Inkwell Press, 1980. 8vo (24 cm, 9.5"). Frontis., 153, [3] pp.; illus.
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Overview ofCA Printing History, in Miniature Satisfying CA Provenance
Fahey, Herbert.  Early printing in California. San Francisco: San Francisco Club of Printing House Craftsmen, 1949. 48mo (9.8 cm, 3.875"). 63, [1] pp.
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A Quick Introduction to Early BookhandsThe Enlarged Edition
Fairbank, Alfred.  A book of scripts. [London]: Penguin Books, (1968). 12mo (19 cm, 8"). 48 pp., 80 pp. of illus.
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Felcone, Joseph J.  New Jersey books, 1801–1860. The Joseph J. Felcone Collection. Princeton, N.J.: Joseph J. Felcone, 1996. 8vo. Frontis., xi, [1 (blank)], 800, [2 (blank)] pp.

For the Shelley Fan, a Revelation & a Fine “Read” . . .
Forman, H. Buxton.  The Shelley library. An essay in bibliography. New York: Haskell House Publishers Ltd., 1971. 8vo. 127, [1] pp.
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ALL the ACTUAL PRINTER'S BLOCKS for the *47* Illustrations
        of Zoeth Skinner Eldredge'sThe Beginnings of San Francisco

Francis, Walter, illus., et al.  For Eldredge's The beginnings of San Francisco, the 47 California-themed printing blocks used to produce the volume’s illustrations. San Francisco: Pr. John C. Rankin Company (New York), 1912. 37 half-tone plates (on copper), 10 zinc cuts, all on their wood blocks; plus 3 additional plates on copper and another zinc cut, similarly mounted.
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Classic Spanish BibliographyInscribed by an Editor
*&* Presented to an Important Author
Gallardo, Bartolomé José.  Ensayo de una biblioteca española de libros raros y curiosos.... Madrid: M. Rivadeneyra, 1863–89. 4 vols. 8vo (27.8 cm, 11"). I: xi, [1] pp., 1404 col. II: vii, [1] pp., 1104 col., 179, [1] pp. III: x, [2] pp., 1280 col., [2] pp. IV: [6], 1572pp.
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One of theMust-Reads
Gaskell, Philip.  A new introduction to bibliography. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2007. 8vo (22.7 cm; 9"). 438 pp.
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The Lyf of Seynt Katerine
Gibbs, Henry Hucks.  The life and martyrdom of Saint Katerine of Alexandria, virgin and martyr. Now first printed from a manuscript of the early part of the fifteenth century in the possession of Henry Hucks Gibbs, with preface, notes, glossary, and appendix. London: Nichols & Sons, 1884. 4to (26.6 cm, 10.5"). [8], xix, [1], 86, [2], lxii, 188 pp.; 1 col. plt.
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Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall.  Encyclopedia of the book. Second edition with a new introduction by Donald Farren. New Castle (DE): Oak Knoll Press & the British Library, 2001. 8vo. xxiii, [1], 551, [1] pp.

California Cookery A Collector's Copy of This Check List
Glozer, Liselotte F., & William K.  California in the kitchen. An essay upon, and a check list of, California imprints in the field of gastronomy from 1870(?) – 1932. [Berkeley]: Privately printed (lithographed by David Brothers), 1960. 8vo. ix, [1], 43, [3] pp.; 3 plts.

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MUSICAL SCHOLARSHIP Printed Beautifully —
Printed Masterfully!
Grañén Porrúa, María Isabel.  Tesoros musicales de la Nueva España: Siglo XVI. Tacámbaro de Codallos [Mexico]: Taller Martín Pescador, 2018. Small 4to (25.7 cm, 10"). 46 pp., [1] f., 2 fold. plts., illuis.
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On the Estiennes & Their PeersBound by Bernard Middleton
Greswell, William Parr.  A view of the early Parisian Greek press; including the lives of the Stephani; notices of other contemporary Greek printers of Paris; and various particulars of the literary and ecclesiastical history of their times. Oxford: Pr. by S. Collingwood for D.A. Talboys, 1833. 8vo (23 cm, 9.1"). 2 vols. I: xix, [1], 412 pp. II: vii, [1], 413, [1] pp.
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Harvard Library Catalogue Signed byPresident Quincy
Harvard University.  A catalogue of the library of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cambridge: E.W. Metcalf & Co., 1830–31. 8vo (24.8 cm, 9.8"). 4 vols. I: xvii, [3], 490 pp. II: [2], [491]–952, [2] pp. III: xii, 233, [1] pp. IV: viii, 224 pp.
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The Famous Heredia Catalogue withAuction Prices
Heredia, Ricardo.  Catalogue de la bibliothèque de M. Ricardo Heredia. Paris: Ém. Paul, L. Huard, & Guillemin, 1891–1894. 8vo (27 cm, 10.6"). 4 vols. I: xxiii, [1], 332 pp.; illus. II: xi, [1], 482, [2] pp.; illus. III: viii, 340 pp.; illus. IV: viii, 524 pp.
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Hill, Kenneth E., collector.  The Hill collection of Pacific voyages at the University of California, San Diego. New Haven: William Reese Co.; Sydney: Hordern House, 2004. 4to (26.1 cm; 10.25"). xxiii, [1], 792 pp.; frontis.
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The Collector asAuthor & Publisher
(Hofer, Philip).  Philip Hofer as author and publisher. Cambridge: Harvard College Library, 1968. 8vo. [6], 64 pp., [1] f.; illus.

(Hofer, Philip). The Philip Hofer collection in the Houghton library: A catalogue of an exhibition of the Philip Hofer bequest. Cambridge: Harvard College Library, 1988. Folio. [6], vii–xiv, [1], 218 pp.; 100 illus.

Nurse Lovechild's Legacy”The History of Nursery Rhymes
Immel, Andrea, & Brian Alderson.  Tommy Thumb's pretty song-book. The first collection of English nursery rhymes: a facsimile edition with a history and annotations. Los Angeles: Cotsen Occasional Press, 2013. Folio box (32.7 cm, 12.87"). 4to: xv, [1], 121, [1] pp.; illus. I: [4], 59, [5] pp.; illus. II: [2], 64, [4] pp.; illus. III: [2], 63, [3] pp.; illus.
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Jonah & the Woolly whale were breakfasting. . . .  New York: Press of the Woolly Whale, [ca. 1934]. 12mo. 12 pp.

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