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Wentz, Roby

Published by The Book Club of California, San Francisco (1981)

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About this Item: The Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: near fine. Dust Jacket Condition: good+. First Edition. Lovely, near fine book in a plain paper wrapper with some chips and tears. Seller Inventory # 4233

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Wentz, Roby

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About this Item: Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1981. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Limited Edition.. One of 750 copies. Seller Inventory # 00041204

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Roby Wentz

Published by The Book Club of California (1981)

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About this Item: The Book Club of California, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Cover shows minor wear and soiling. Pages are clean, text and pictures are intact and unmarred. Seller Inventory # mon0001509823

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Wentz, Roby

Published by Book Club of California; Grace Hopper Press, San Francisco; Apros, California (1981)

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About this Item: Book Club of California; Grace Hopper Press, San Francisco; Apros, California, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Limited Edition. 750 copies printed by Grace Hopper Press, 28 x 21 cm., [vii], 151 pp., colophon on last page, Title page printed in red and black, heavily illustrated, list of four bibliographies of the Grabhorn Press and its relatives, [BCC 168], Quarter white linen-backed, gilt spine title, decorative boards, plain white dust-jacket (as issued). Seller Inventory # 000811

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GRABHORN PRESS] Roby WENTZ.

Published by The Book Club of California, 1981., San Francisco: (1981)

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About this Item: The Book Club of California, 1981., San Francisco:, 1981. 4to. 151 pp. Illus. Quarter white linen-backed, gilt spine title, decorative boards, plain white dust-jacket (as issued); bottom edges of upper cover marred with a dual puncture, else very good. Limited edition of 750 copies printed at The Grace Hoper Press, Aptos, California. Initials by Mallette Dean. Publication no. 168 of The Book Club of California. The highly collected Grabhorn Press is honored with this full biographical treatment of the press, their operators, the authors and stories behind some of their greatest works. Seller Inventory # LV2059

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The Grabhorn Press, a biography.: Grabhorn Press] Roby

Grabhorn Press] Roby WENTZ.

Published by The Book Club of California, 1981., San Francisco: (1981)

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About this Item: The Book Club of California, 1981., San Francisco:, 1981. 4to. 151 pp. Illus. Quarter white linen-backed, gilt spine title, decorative boards, plain white dust-jacket (as issued). Fine. Limited edition of 750 copies printed at The Grace Hoper Press, Aptos, California. Initials by Mallette Dean. Publication no. 168 of The Book Club of California. The highly collected Grabhorn Press is honored with this full biographical treatment of the press, their operators, the authors and stories behind some of their greatest works. Seller Inventory # B2560

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Wentz, Roby

Published by The Book Club of California (1981)

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About this Item: The Book Club of California, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Limited Edition. Very large 4to and near fine in cloth effect and buckram spine. Limited edition of 750 copies. Seller Inventory # 50206

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Wentz, Roby

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About this Item: Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1981. Quarter cream linen gilt with decorated cloth sides, DW, 4to., (v), 151 pages, illustrated. One of 750 copies printed by Sherwood Grover at the Grace Hoper Press, assisted by Felicia Rice. A fine copy in the fine original plain white DW, in archival mylar. Seller Inventory # 005623

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Wentz, Roby

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About this Item: Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1981. Edition limited to 750 copies, small 4to, pp. [10], 151, [1]; title page in red and black, red initials, facsimiles and photo text illustrations; quarter crème cloth backing patterned paper boards; fine in a near-fine white dust jacket. Prospectus laid in. "Traces the history of the Press from its beginning to Indianapolis in 1912, through nearly five decades in San Francisco, during which it earned worldwide renown for the variety and quality of its work.". Seller Inventory # 51450

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Wentz, Roby

Published by The Book Club of California, San Francisco (1981)

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About this Item: The Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: vg. (Limited ed). Small 4to. 152 pp. Tan cloth spine over decorated boards with dj. Ptinted by the Grace Hoper Press in Aptos, California. With b&w illustrations, numerous facsimiles. Dj worn at edges and with a one-inch tear at bottom right. 1/750. In overall very good condition. Seller Inventory # 9010

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Wentz, Roby, Mallette Dean, Felicia Rice, Oscar Lewis, Albert Sperisen, and Susan Riggs.

Published by Book Club of California,, San Francisco: (1981)

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About this Item: Book Club of California,, San Francisco:, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition, First Printing.. 151 p., [22] p. of plates : ill. ; 29 cm. Quarter bound cream colored cloth and decorated paper over boards, gilt spine lettering in a plain cream colored wrapper. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Bit frayed at the top edge all round, closed tear to rear panel, faint finger soiling. "750 copies printed at The Grace Hoper Press in Aptos, California. The initials are by Mallette Dean. Publication number 169 of The Book Club of California. Felicia Rice was a valued member of the Press during the production of this work. Oscar Lewis and Albert Sperisen selected and arranged the illustrations. Susan Riggs edited the manuscript and compiled the index" --Colophon.Series Title: Publication (Book Club of California), no. 168.Responsibility: by Roby Wentz. Seller Inventory # 002680

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Wentz, Roby

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About this Item: Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1981. Quarter cream linen gilt with decorated cloth sides, DW, 4to., (v), 151 pages, illustrated. One of 750 copies printed by Sherwood Grover at the Grace Hoper Press, assisted by Felicia Rice. Laid in are the four-page prospectus, the four-page"In Memoriam EEG" of 1969, also printed at Grace Hoper, and two postcard BBC open house and exhibition invitations. A very near fine copy in the original plain white DW, in archival mylar. Seller Inventory # 005372

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The Grabhorn Press: a biography: Wentz, Roby

Wentz, Roby

Published by printed at The Grace Hoper Press in Aptos, initials by Mallette Dean, for The Book Club of California, San Francisco (1981)

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About this Item: printed at The Grace Hoper Press in Aptos, initials by Mallette Dean, for The Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1981. Hardcover. [iii]151p., 8.75x11.5 inches, introduction, notes, photographs, index, fine first edition limited to 750 copies bound in white quarter-cloth backing, faux-cloth paper over boards and gilt titles on spine, near fine plain white dj. Publication no. 168. Seller Inventory # 213018

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Wentz, Roby

Published by San Francisco The Book Club of California 1981. (1981)

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About this Item: San Francisco The Book Club of California 1981., 1981. One of 750 copies. Condition: some soiling, tanning & small nicks to blank dust jacket; DJ also has a 1" long hole on spine. Minor discoloration (spotting) to spine cloth of binding; else in near fine condition. Illustrated by Monochrome illustrations. 1st edition. Binding is cloth & boards. Seller Inventory # 001339

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The Grabhorn Press: a biography: Wentz, Roby

Wentz, Roby

Published by printed at The Grace Hoper Press in Aptos, initials by Mallette Dean, for The Book Club of California, San Francisco (1981)

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About this Item: printed at The Grace Hoper Press in Aptos, initials by Mallette Dean, for The Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1981. Hardcover. [iii]151p., 8.75x11.5 inches, introduction, notes, photographs, index, original prospectus laid-in, fine first edition limited to 750 copies bound in white quarter-cloth backing, faux-cloth paper over boards and gilt titles on spine, near fine plain white dj. Publication no. 168. Seller Inventory # 213017

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WENTZY, Roby.

Published by San Francisco, Book Club of California, 1981. (1981)

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About this Item: San Francisco, Book Club of California, 1981., 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First edition. 4to. Text edited by Susan Riggs. Illustrations selected by Oscar Lewis and Albert Sperisen. Large red initials by Mallette Dean. List of Grabhorn publications, index. Original 1/2 cream cloth over patterned boards, gilt stamped spine. Plain cream dust jacket. Fine. No signatures or bookplates. One of 750 unnumbered copies, printed by the Grace Hoper Press. An important history of this most famous of California presses. Seller Inventory # 303690

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Wentz, Roby

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About this Item: The Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1981. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 151p, Quarter cloth over boards. A crisp clean copy with the original dust jacket and prospectus. Limited to 750 copies. Seller Inventory # 2647

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Wentz, Roby

Published by Book Club of California, San Francisco (1981)

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About this Item: Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1981. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Limited to 750 copies. 151 pages with photographs of the press, their books, and index. Fine in near fine, very lightly soiled, dust jacket with two tiny closed tears. Seller Inventory # 23461

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Wentz, Roby.

Published by San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1981. (1981)

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About this Item: San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1981., 1981. The definitive history of the Grabhorn Press, from its founding in 1912 in Indianapolis, through five decades in San Francisco, up to the death of Edwin Grabhorn in 1968. This is much an essay about people as about books. Books were their lives. But they were human beings, greatly talented human beings, motivated as are we all by the emotions of love, kindness, pride, ambition, pity, jealousy, and every other ennobling and belittling drive. From them and their humanity came great books". Quarto. [10], 151 pp. Twenty pages of illustrations, including mostly of pages of books from Grabhorn Press. Index. Printed in black and red. Quarter natural linen over patterned boards, gilt spine. Fine in plain paper dust jacket. One of 750 copies printed at the Grace Hoper Press, whose proprietor, Sherwood Grover, had once worked for the Grabhorns. Seller Inventory # 14430

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Grabhorn Press]: Wentz, Roby

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About this Item: Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1981. Quarto. Cloth and boards. Facsimiles. First edition. One of 750 copies printed at the Grace Hoper Press. Bookplate on front pastedown, otherwise about fine. Seller Inventory # WRCLIT64302

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Wentz, Roby

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About this Item: The Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1981. Decorative Cloth. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Grabhorn Press (illustrator). First Limited. Biographical information about Edwin, Robert and Jane Grabhorn, the story of the famous fine press they founded and information about the books they created. Publication #168 of The Book Club of California. Only 750 copies printed. Indexed. Book is in flawless condition. White linen paper jacket as issued is fine and protected in mylar. Privately Printed. Seller Inventory # ro-we.grab.001

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WENTZ, Roby

Published by San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1981 (1981)

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About this Item: San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1981, 1981. First Edition. One of 750 copies. A fine copy in the original 1/4 white cloth, patterned paper boards. Seller Inventory # 28788

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