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Orchards and Orchids
FERRIS, Constance

Illus. by Antonio Sotomayor. San Francisco: Williams Publishing Company, (1934). 12mo. Green cloth, stamped in gilt. 69 p. 2nd printing. SIGNED "the author." Bookplate, lacking front endpaper, a couple of small spots at bottom edge of rear cover; else fine. [54306] (show more)

Price: $8.50

Ferris was born in Watertown, South Dakota in 1897 but lived in San Francisco for many years.

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Selected Poems 1945-1959
SCHEVILL, James

No place: Bern Porter, 1960. 8vo. Wraps. 37 p. 1st ed. About fine. [83005] (show more)

Price: $10.00

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The Stolen Prince: Fantasy in One Act
TOTHEROH, Dan

New York: Samuel French, (1958). 12mo. Wraps. 21 p. + ads. Very good. [93788] (show more)

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Oakland-born San Francisco playwright & novelist.

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Ambrose Bierce on Richard Realf
McDEVITT, Wm

San Francisco: Recorder-Sunset Press, 1948. 8vo. Wraps. 32 p. 1st ed. One of 300 numbered copies. Some cover wear & soiling; else very good. [51954] (show more)

Price: $12.50

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A California Troubadour
URMY, Clarence Thomas

San Francisco: A. M. Robertson, 1912. 8vo. Boards, paper spine label. v, 91 p. 1st ed. Hinkel p. 315. Bookplate; else about fine. [54481] (show more)

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Poet who was born in San Francisco in 1858.

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From the Sierra to the Sea; or, Songs from the Scaean Gate
GREENE, Charles S

Berkeley: The Sather Gate Book Shop, (1930). 12mo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. vii, 108 p. 1st ed. Hinkel p. 121. Fine. [58164] (show more)

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Greene was born in Connecticut in 1856 and after 1880 lived in Oakland & in Berkeley where he died in 1930.

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Without Ceremony: Poems
KAUFFMAN, George

Berkeley: Kept Press, 1976. 8vo. Wraps. 13 p. 1st ed. Faint vertical crease; else very good. [82468] (show more)

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The Path of the Wind
BURTON, John

San Francisco: The James H. Barry Company, Publishers, 1929. Small 8vo. Half-cloth. 78 p. 2nd printing. Hinkel p. 43. Some wear at bottom edge of front cover; else very good. [92979] (show more)

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Burton was born in Yorkshire in 1894 and later lived in Ojai, Matilija & Santa Barbara, California.

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Teachers Are People: Being the Lyrics of Agatha Brown, Sometime Teacher of English in the Hilldale High School
BROWN, Agatha (pseudonym of Mrs. Virginia Woodson (Frame) Church)

Hollywood: David Graham Fischer Corporation, 1926. 16mo. Boards. 60 p. 4th printing. Hinkel p. 57. Bookplate, one small spot on rear cover; else very good. [54229] (show more)

Price: $15.00

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An Editor Looks at Poetry
COBLENTZ, Stanton A

Mill Valley, Calif.: The Wings Press, 1947. 8vo. Red cloth, stamped in gilt. 112 p. 1st ed. Very good in lightly soiled & edgeworn d.w., with a small spot on the front panel. [54247] (show more)

Price: $15.00

Coblentz, a poet & science fiction writer, edited "Wings: A Quarterly of Verse" in Mill Valley.

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From a Western Hilltop
COBLENTZ, Stanton A

Mill Valley, Calif.: The Wings Press, 1954. 8vo. Green cloth, stamped in gilt. 112 p. 1st ed. Inscription on endpaper; else fine in near fine d.w. with minor chipping at top edge. [54248] (show more)

Price: $15.00

Poetry.

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The Merry Hunt
COBLENTZ, Stanton A

Boston: Bruce Humphries, 1934. 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. 96 p. 1st ed. Hinkel p. 60. Inscription on endpaper, additional stanza written in at end of last poem; else fine in near fine d.w. with a tiny chip at spine. [54250] (show more)

Price: $15.00

The name in the inscription is in quotes, the handwriting matches that of the poem at the rear. Perhaps written by the author?.

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The Ascent and Other Poems
CROTHERS, Elizabeth Mills

Foreword by David Starr Jordan. San Francisco: The Sunset Press, 1921. 8vo. Cloth. Unpaginated. 1st ed. Hinkel p. 71. Bookplate, a bit of foxing at top edges; else about fine. [54262] (show more)

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Crothers was born in Sacramento in 1882 and was a student of vertebrate paleontology. She died at Stanford in 1920. The poems in this book were found among her papers.

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From a Rose Jar
DORAN, Louise A

San Francisco: The Cloister Press, (1924). 16mo. Gray boards, stamped in red. 61 p. 2nd ed. Some foxing; else fine. [54300] (show more)

Price: $15.00

Poetry. Doran was born in Healdsburg, Calif. in 1895.

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By the Potomac: A Collection of Verse
GATES, Bertha Lavina

San Leandro, Calif.: The Greater West Publishing Company, (1948). 8vo. Green cloth, stamped in gilt. 60 p. Poets of The Greater West. 1st ed. Name sticker on paste-down, some cover wear; else very good. [54321] (show more)

Price: $15.00

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Stories in Rhyme
HARRISON, Rosalie

Intro. by F. W. Oakland: East Bay Printing Co., 1923. 12mo. Pictorial boards. 95 p. 2nd ed. Hinkel p. 129. SIGNED. Some discoloration of endpapers; else fine. [54330] (show more)

Price: $15.00

Harrison was born in San Luis Obispo. According to the introduction, these poems are "founded largely upon actual incidents related to the authoress by friends who had spent their earlier life in California and Nevada".

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"I Love to Talk about Myself" & Other Verses concerning God & Man & Me
LEVY, Harriet

San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1947. 8vo. Cloth-backed patterned boards, paper label. 96 p. 1st ed. One of 500 copies. Name on paste-down, tiny chip at corner of paper label; else about fine. [54356] (show more)

Price: $15.00

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An Old Man's Musings and Other Verses
MILLS, William Hathorn

Berkeley: Lederer, Street & Zeus Company, 1922. 16mo. Wraps. 50 p. 2nd ed. Bookplate inside front cover; else fine. [54385] (show more)

Price: $15.00

Mills was born in England in 1848 but lived for many years in Laguna Beach, Riverside & San Bernardino.

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Hill Trails & Open Sky: A Book of California Verse
PRATT, Harry Noyes

San Francisco: Harr Wagner Publishing Co., 1919. 12mo. Gray cloth, stamped in green & gilt. 99 p. 1st ed. Hinkel p. 252. Light cover soiling; else very good. [54419] (show more)

Price: $15.00

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A California Troubadour
URMY, Clarence Thomas

San Francisco: A. M. Robertson, 1912. 8vo. Boards, paper spine label. v, 91 p. 1st ed. Hinkel p. 315. About fine. [54478] (show more)

Price: $15.00

Poet who was born in San Francisco in 1858.

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