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"A" is for Alibi

"A" is for Alibi

Sue Grafton

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. 275 pp. Approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/4". Pictorial dust jacket in near fine condition, with a vibrant cover, a few stains to rear cover, slight creasing, a small enclosed tear near the spine, original price of $12.95 on the flap, and no fading on the spine. Grey paper over boards, red lettering stamped crisply on spine, signed by the author on the title page, full number line, no visible marks, in fine condition.

Sue Grafton (1940 - 2017) was an American novelist. This is the first book in her well-known "alphabet series" featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone. Grafton also wrote screenplays and other 7 other novels before the alphabet series, 5 of which she destroyed unpublished.

Holt, Rinehart and Winston
$ 1,425.00 USD

"B" is for Burglar

"B" is for Burglar

Sue Grafton

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1985. 229 pp. Approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/4". Pictorial dust jacket in fine condition, with a vibrant cover, original price of $14.95 on the flap, and no fading on the spine. Grey paper over boards with red cloth 1/4 bound, silver lettering stamped crisply on spine, inscribed and signed by the author on the title page, full number line, no visible marks, in fine condition.

Sue Grafton (1940 - 2017) was an American novelist. This is the second book in her well-known "alphabet series" featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone. Grafton also wrote screenplays and other 7 other novels before the alphabet series, 5 of which she destroyed unpublished.

Holt, Rinehart and Winston
$ 950.00 USD

"C" is for Corpse

"C" is for Corpse

Sue Grafton

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1986. 243 pp. Approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/4". Pictorial dust jacket in fine condition, with a bright cover, original price of $14.95 on the flap, and no fading on the spine. Grey paper over boards, silver lettering stamped crisply on spine, signed by the author on the title page, full number line, a few minor smudges, in near fine condition.

Sue Grafton (1940 - 2017) was an American novelist. This is the third book in her well-known "alphabet series" featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone. Grafton also wrote screenplays and other 7 other novels before the alphabet series, 5 of which she destroyed unpublished.

Henry Holt and Company
$ 950.00 USD

"D" is for Deadbeat

"D" is for Deadbeat

Sue Grafton

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1987. 229 pp. Approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/4". Pictorial dust jacket in fine condition, with an unspoiled cover, original price of $15.95 on the flap, and no fading on the spine. Black paper over boards, copper gilt lettering stamped crisply on spine, signed by the author on the title page, full number line, one tiny spot on top page edges, small stain on rear free endpaper, otherwise in near fine condition.

Sue Grafton (1940 - 2017) was an American novelist. This is the fourth book in her well-known "alphabet series" featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone. Grafton also wrote screenplays and other 7 other novels before the alphabet series, 5 of which she destroyed unpublished.

Henry Holt and Company
$ 475.00 USD

"E" is for Evidence

"E" is for Evidence

Sue Grafton

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1988. 227 pp. Approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/4". Pictorial dust jacket in fine condition, with a pristine cover, original price of $15.95 on the flap, and no fading on the spine. Grey paper over boards with black cloth 1/4 bound, silver gilt lettering stamped crisply on spine, signed by the author on the title page, full number line, no visible marks, in fine condition.

Sue Grafton (1940 - 2017) was an American novelist. This is the fifth book in her well-known "alphabet series" featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone. Grafton also wrote screenplays and other 7 other novels before the alphabet series, 5 of which she destroyed unpublished.

Henry Holt and Company
$ 285.00 USD

"F" is for Fugitive

"F" is for Fugitive

Sue Grafton

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1989. 261 pp. Approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/4". Pictorial dust jacket in fine condition, with a pristine cover, original price of $15.95 on the flap, and no fading on the spine. Brown paper over boards with black cloth 1/4 bound, copper gilt lettering stamped crisply on spine, signed by the author on the title page, full number line, no visible marks, in fine condition.

Sue Grafton (1940 - 2017) was an American novelist. This is the sixth book in her well-known "alphabet series" featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone. Grafton also wrote screenplays and other 7 other novels before the alphabet series, 5 of which she destroyed unpublished.

Henry Holt and Company
$ 140.00 USD

04 in Transport

04 in Transport

Alisa Golden

[Berkeley, CA]: never mind the press, 1990. Approximately 7 1/4 x 11 1/2". LIMITED EDITION of 30,all of them being #1 with different birdnames, this one being "Coot". Moriki paper covering wheeled box with paper label on cover and spine and cutout on front cover, in fine condition. Four stitched binding books from a series of habitats, printed between 1889 and 1990, on waxed masa paper with linocuts, handmade paper covers by Beth Herrick & Heather MacDuffie of Port & Starboard Press in Mt. Desert, Maine, signed on the box colophon by author, in fine conditon.

Book Artist Alisa Golden is well-known with many institutions holding her innovative material. She received a BFA in Printmaking with High Distinction in 1985 from California College of the Arts (formerly CCAC). The habitat books are subtitled as follows: A Feather is Cut to Resemble a Knife (woods), Filling a Hole (subwoods), People in Pieces (city), and Lite Screened Familiar (subcity). A beautifully created and written collection.

never mind the press
$ 330.00 USD

10-lb Penalty

10-lb Penalty

Dick Francis

London: Michael Joseph, 1997. 6 x 9 1/2". 272 pp. First edition; Pictorial dust jacket in fine condition; Black cloth over boards with gilt stamped lettering on spine, signed by the author on the title page, in fine condition.

In Dick Francis' 36th novel, Benedit Juliard is an amateur jockey whose father has political ambitions which end up embroiling them both in lies and treachery. Born Richard Stanley Francis (1920 - 2010), Dick Francis was a British crime writer whose novels were mostly centered on horse racing in England (he was a former steeplechase jockey himself).

Michael Joseph
$ 35.00 USD

30th Annual Convention, The International Association of Printing House Craftsmen, Inc.: San Francisco, Palace Hotel, September 4-7, 1949.

30th Annual Convention, The International Association of Printing House Craftsmen, Inc.: San Francisco, Palace Hotel, September 4-7, 1949.

The International Association of Printing House Craftsmen, Inc.

[San Francisco]: n.p., [1949]. 5 x 7 1/2". First edition. Red cloth over boards with gilt illustrations and black titles and small design on front cover, endpapers are facsimile copies of pages 1 and 3 of San Francisco's first newspaper from 1847 and San Francisco's second newspaper from 1848, many black and white photographs, two pages of autographs of many of the attendees, in fine condition.

The IAPHC was founded in 1919 in Philadelphia as an organization whose purpose was for self-development, the enhancement of the printing and grapic arts industry, and their companies' successes. Held in San Francisco, the conventioneers were from the US, Mexico and Canada. They were treated to many lectures, awards, clinics (for example a Roll Leaf Stamping, Embossing, and Die Cuttung Clinic), and, of course, golf. Additionally, the ladies activities and entertainment included lunch at the Claremont Hotel in Berkeley, a tour of the jade display at Gump's store in San Francisco, and a tour of Chinatown.The two pages of autographs include well-known men of the industry at this time such as Oscar Pedersen, Tom Hislop and A. R. Tommasini. Only 2 copies listed in OCLC at this time. (8/16)

The Book Lair
$ 140.00 USD

A Bestiary

A Bestiary

Sarah Chamberlain

Boston: Anne & David Bromer, 1979. [19] pp. approx. 2 1/4 x 2 1/16", oblong. LIMITED EDITION of 125 copies, this being #87. Marbled wrap with title label over marbled cover with title label, 15 wood engravings,letterpress on Troya paper, signed by the artist on the colophon, in fine condition. (Bradbury, Bromer 5)

Sarah Chamberlain has illustrated books from Aesop’s Fables to Margarette Reid’s The Button Box. She studied under renowned printmakers and illustrators Barry Moser and Leonard Baskin, and from the 1970s to the 1980s ran the Chamberlain Press.

Anne & David Bromer
$ 330.00 USD