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A STANFORD BOOK OF VERSE 1912-1916
Stanford, Calif.: English Club, Stanford University, 1916. 16mo. Cloth-backed boards, paper spine label. T.e.g. vii, 88 p . 1st ed. Bookplate, scattered foxing; else fine.

Price: $17.50

Contains six poems by Maxwell Anderson

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A STANFORD BOOK OF VERSE 1912-1916
Stanford, Calif.: English Club, Stanford University, 1916. 16mo. Cloth-backed boards, paper spine label. T.e.g. vii, 88 p . 1st ed. Bookplate, short notice (about two column inches) affixed to blank preliminary page; else fine in d.w. with a triangular chip at top edge of front panel.

Price: $45.00

Contains six poems by Maxwell Anderson

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THE CALIFORNIA WRITERS' CLUB BULLETIN Vol. XX, No. 14 (January, 1951) thru Vol. XXXIV, No. 4 (December, 1963) . Two volumes. Red binder's cloth, stamped in gilt. Previous owner's name stamped on front covers, scattered underlining; else very good.

Price: $75.00

A run of 130 issues of this bulletin issued in Berkeley

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Robinson Jeffers Poetry & Response: A Centennial Tribute
(JEFFERS, Robinson)
Los Agneles: Occidental College, 1987. 8vo. Wraps. 30 p . 1st ed. Fine.

Price: $17.50

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Robinson Jeffers Poetry & Response: A Centennial Tribute
(JEFFERS, Robinson)
Los Angeles: Occidental College, 1987. 8vo. Wraps. 30 p . 1st ed. A bit sunned at spine; else fine.

Price: $15.00

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The Mission Play by John Steven McGroarty, Produced at the Old San Gabriel Mission, California, Season of 1915
(MCGROARTY, JOHN STEVEN)
[San Gabriel] ; Mission Play Association, 1915. 5 x 7 in. Four-page leaflet . Folded ince horizontally; else very good.

Price: $15.00

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By the Bay
(SMITH), Lucia Etta Loring
San Francisco: Paul Elder & Company, (1909). Frontispiece from a bas-relief modeled by Bradetta L. Smith. 12mo. Blue boards, paper labels. v, 60 p . 1st ed. One of 250 p. Name & inscription on endpaper, light cover spotting; else about fine.

Price: $45.00

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The San Francisco Review
(STERLING, George) Vol. 2, No. 4 (November - December, 1926) . Partially-removed name sticker on front cover; else very good.

Price: $30.00

Contains three articles about George Sterling by Ethel Turner, George Douglas & Gobind Behari Lal + a poem about him by Robinson Jeffers. This issue also includes material by Witter Bynner, Clifford Gessler, Michael Fraenkel, Miriam Allen de Ford, Cary McWilliams, et al

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The Lantern Press (Gelber, Lilienthal, Inc.) Announces for 1927 for Whispers & Chants by Jake Zeitlin
(ZEITLIN, Jake)
[San Francisco]: Lantern Press, ca. 1927. 5 1/ x 8 7/8 in. Broadside . Fine.

Price: $15.00

Prospectus

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Canto Feliz
ABELSON, Jean
Mill Valley, Calif.: Rau Painu Press for the author, (1967). Illustrated with woodcuts. 5 x 7 1/2 in. Green boards. Six leaves folded accordion style . 1st edition. No. 7 of 9 copies. Fine.

Price: $75.00

No literary content

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Digging the Top Off and Other Stories
ADAMS, Emma Hildreth
San Francisco: Pacific Press Publishing Company, 1892. 16mo. Blue cloth, stamped in black & gilt. 174 p . Hinkel p. 2. Baird & Greenwood 15. Inscription on blank preliminary page, a bit of wear at extremities; else about fine.

Price: $22.50

Volume of juvenile short stories. Preceded by editions published in Cincinnati in 1887 & 1889

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The Old Bale Mill
ADAMS, I. C
No place: Self-published, 1938. 5 1/4 x 4 in. Pictorial wraps. 8 p . Very good.

Price: $25.00

Poem about the Old Bale Mill in Napa County, California with a paragraph on the rear cover about the history of the Mill

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The Raven's Leaf: Poems
AEONA (PSEUDONYM OF MRS. ALLIE J. LUCAS)
Los Angeles: Fowler Brothers, 1907. 8vo. Brown cloth, stamped in gilt. 168 p . 1st ed. Seminary library copy (with two stamps on title page and label near base of spine - no other markings), bookplate; else about fine.

Price: $30.00

Occult poems. A handwritten note on the front end paper states: "Presented for review to "Overland Monthly" by the author, Mrs. Allie J. Lucas, San Francisco, June, 1908"

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The Raven's Leaf: Poems
AEONA (PSEUDONYM OF MRS. ALLIE J. LUCAS)
Los Angeles: Fowler Brothers, 1907. 8vo. Brown cloth, stamped in gilt. 168 p . 1st ed. Some wear at spine; else very good.

Price: $30.00

Occult poems

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Mixed Cargo
ALLEN, Maurice
San Diego: The Torrey Pine Press, 1931. 8vo. Black cloth, stamped in gilt. 175 p . 1st ed. Hinkel p. 4., Adams, "Books and Authors of San Diego," 23. INSCRIBED & SIGNED "the author." Fine in d.w. with some minor chipping & short tears at top edge & spotting at spine.

Price: $30.00

Volume of poems written by a San Diego author

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A Christmas Chime of Mission Bells
ANDREWS, A(lice Lorraine)
San Francisco: Privately printed, 1930. 24mo. Wraps. Unpaginated . 1st ed. Bookplate inside front cover, name on first leaf; else about fine.

Price: $30.00

Contains California Christmas poems by Edward Rowland Sill, Henry Meade Bland, Ina Coolbrith, Mary Austin, Joaquin Miller, Madge Morris, Robert Louis Stevenson, Clarence Urmy, Charles Warren Stoddard, John Wright Buckham, Frederick Lucian Hosmer & Bret Harte. Andrews lived in Berkeley for many years

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The Outlaw
ARANCIBIA, Stella B
Fresno: The Citadel Press, (1972, 1970). 8vo. Fabrikoid. 37 p . 2nd printing. Fine in near fine, price clipped d.w.

Price: $15.00

Narrative poem about the "life of Frank J. 'Tex' Kellett, who was one of the team of cattle thieves known as 'Tex and Bender,' who operated throughout Fresno, Madera, and Merced counties of California in 1881"

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Tumbleweed Trail
ARCHER, Kate Rennie
San Francisco: Canterbury Press, (1936). 24mo. Wraps. 64 p . 1st ed. Some foxing on cover, wear at overlapping fore edge of front cover; else about fine.

Price: $15.00

Scottish-born poet who, after moving to California in 1927, published seven volumes of poetry. Her papers are at the University of California, Santa Cruz

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A Legacy of Hours
ARNSTEIN, Flora J
San Francisco: Grabhorn Press for the author, 1927. 12mo. Cloth-backed boards. 61 p . One of 250 (of 300) copies. Hinkel II, p. 8. About fine.

Price: $17.50

Volume of poetry. Arnstein was botn in San Francisco in 1885 and also lived in Berkeley

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Eight Poems
ARTHUR, Gavin
No place: Dawnlight Press, ca. 1968. 8vo. Wraps. [12] p . 1st edition. INSCRIBED & SIGNED "Gavin." A couple of small spots on front cover; else about fine.

Price: $75.00

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