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Series: The Book Club of California

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Works (120)

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A bibliography of the history of California and the Pacific West, 1510-1906 by Robert Ernest CowanNumber 1
The Man with the Hoe and Other Poems by Edwin MarkhamNumber 2
Thirty-Five Sonnets by George SterlingNumber 4
California by Ina Donna CoolbrithNumber 7
The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi by Sir Richard Francis BurtonNumber 9
The Song of Songs: Being a Collection of Love Lyrics of Ancient Palestine by Morris Jastrow, Jr.Number 18
Letters and Papers by Oscar WeilNumber 19
Letter of Christopher Columbus describing his first voyage to the New World by Christopher ColumbusNumber 21
Aldus Pius Manatius by Theodore Low De VinneNumber 22
Aldus Pius Manutius by Theodore Low De VinneNumber 22
Old French Title Pages by Andrew LangNumber 23
The Love of Books: The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury by Richard de BuryNumber 25
The letter of Amerigo Vespucci describing his four voyages to the New World, 1497-1504 by Amerigo VespucciNumber 26
The Testimony of the Suns by George SterlingNumber 29
Poems by Robinson JeffersNumber 31
An invocation, by Ambrose BierceNumber 32
The final stanza: A hitherto unpublished chapter of "That man Heine" by Lewis BrowneNumber 33
A briefe and accurate treatise of tobacco : in which the immoderate, irregular & unseasonable use thereof is reprehended, and the true nature and best manner of using it, perspicuously demonstrated by Tobias VennerNumber 40
The City That Has Fallen by William Marion ReedyNumber 43
The Heathen Chinee by Bret HarteNumber 47
A leaf from the 1611 King James Bible : with "The noblest monument of English prose" by John Livingston Lowes & "The printing of the King James Bible" by Louis I. Newman by John Livingston LowesNumber 51
An Artist in El Dorado: The Drawings and Letters of Daniel Wadsworth Coit by Edith M. CoulterNumber 52
An original leaf from the Polycronicon printed by William Caxton at Westminster in the year 1482. The life and works of William Caxton, with an historical reminder of fifteenth century England by Benjamin Putnam KurtzNumber 54
The Helmet of Mambrino by Clarence KingNumber 55
An original issue of "The Spectator" together with the story of the famous English periodical and of its founders by Eric PatridgeNumber 56
Cato's moral distichs by Carl Van DorenNumber 57
Ace High The 'Frisco Detective Or, the Girl Sport's Double Game (A Story of the Sierra & The Golden Gate City (reprinted from Beadle's Half-Dime Library, Number 814, February 28, 1893 by C. E TrippNumber 69
A short account of the life and work of Wynkyn de Worde by Robert GrabhornNumber 71
Mother of Felipe, and other early stories by Mary AustinNumber 74
George Clymer and the Columbian press (Typophile chap book) by Jacob KainenNumber 75
Muleback to the Convention by J. Ross BrowneNumber 76
The maps of San Francisco Bay, from the Spanish discovery in 1769 to the American occupation by Neal HarlowNumber 77
The Coppa Murals: A Pageant of Bohemian Life in San Francisco at the Turn of the Century by Warren UnnaNumber 80
Kelmscott, Doves and Ashendene: The Private Press Credos by Will RansomNumber 82
A facsimile edition of California's first book by California.,Number 86
A Facsimile Edition of California's First Book, Reglamento Provicional by Agustin V. ZamoranoNumber 86
Catnachery by Percy H. MuirNumber 89
Themes in My Poems by Robinson JeffersNumber 93
The Garden of Health: An Account of Two Herbals: The Gart Der Gesundheit and The Hortus Sanitatis. by Ellen ShafferNumber 96
The Hundredth Book: A Bibliography of the Publications of The Book Club of California & A History of the Club by David Bickersteth MageeNumber 100
Typographic design in relation to photographic composition by Stanley MorisonNumber 101
Concerning Cats Two Tales by Mark TwainNumber 102
FIGURE PRINTS Of OLD JAPAN. A Pictorial Pageant of Actors & Courtesans of the Eighteenth Century Reproduced from the Prints in the Collection of Margorie & Edwin Grabhorn. by Harold P. SternNumber 103
Landscape prints of old Japan, from the beginning of the eighteenth century to the middle of the nineteenth century by Edwin E GrabhornNumber 106
Oregon and California Drawings 1841 and 1847 by Charles F. B. GuillouNumber 107
My First Publication by James D. HartNumber 108
My first publication; eleven California authors describe their earliest appearances in print by James D. HartNumber 108
Ah Sin. A Dramatic Work. Edited by Frederick Anderson. by Mark TwainNumber 109
R. L. S. to J. M. Barrie, a Vailima portrait by Robert Louis StevensonNumber 110
Ukiyo-e, "the floating world." by Edwin E GrabhornNumber 112
The book of Geoffrey Chaucer : an account of the publication of Geoffrey Chaucer's works from the fifteenth century to modern times by Charles MuscatineNumber 113
The wonderful city of Carrie Van Wie. Paintings of San Francisco at the turn of the century with text by Oscar Lewis. by Oscar LewisNumber 115
Diseños of California ranchos; maps of thirty-seven land grants. 1822-1846, from the records of the United States District Court, San Francisco by Robert H. BeckerNumber 118
Second reading : selections from the Quarterly news-letter, 1933-1963 by Oscar LewisNumber 119
Second reading; selections from the Quarterly news-letter, 1933-1963 by Book Club of California.Number 119
The Young Miner by Horatio Alger Jr.Number 120
Twelve wood-block prints of Kitagawa Utamaro : illustrating the process of silk culture by Kitagawa UtamaroNumber 121
The private press ventures of Samuel Lloyd Osbourne and R. L. S., with facsimiles of their publications by James D. HartNumber 123
The great polyglot Bibles; including a leaf from the Complutensian of Acalá, 1514-17 by Basil HallNumber 124
Upper California by Heinrich KunzelNumber 125
Mr. Eric Gill : recollections of David Kindersley by David KindersleyNumber 126
Printing as a Performing Art by Ruth TeiserNumber 134
Dr Johnson and Noah Webster: two men and their dictionaries. Illustrated with a matched pair of original leaves from A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, A.M. (1755) and An American Dictionary of the English Language by Noah Webster, LL.D. (1828). by David LittlejohnNumber 139
California as an Island. an Illustrated Essay By John Leighly With Twenty-Five Plates & a Bibliographical Checklist of Maps Showing California as an Island 1622-1785 by John LeighlyNumber 141
A leaf from the first edition of the first complete Bible in English, the Coverdale Bible, 1535 : with an historical introd. by Allen Paul WikgrenNumber 145
Aurifodina: or Adventures in the Gold Region by Chantell A. BiglyNumber 146
Four lectures by T. J. Cobden-SandersonNumber 147
Spanish Approaches to the Island of California, 1626-1632 by W. Michael MathesNumber 149
San Francisco, 1806-1906; In Contemporary Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors. by Jeanne (Skinner) Van NostrandNumber 150
William Caxton and his quincentenary by John DreyfusNumber 152
Images of Chinatown: Louis J. Stellman's Chinatown Photographs by Richard DillonNumber 153
Valenti Angelo : author, illustrator, printer : an autobiographical story by Valenti AngeloNumber 154
El Triunfo de la Cruz : a description of the building by Father Juan Ugarte of the first ship made in California : an es by Theodore Henry HittellNumber 155
Frederic Goudy, Joseph Foster, and the press at Scripps College by Ward RitchieNumber 158
A Matter of Taste : Willis Polk's Writings on Architecture in "The Wave" by Richard LongstrethNumber 161
From Kapuvár to California 1893: Travel letters of Baron Gustav von Berg by Henry Miller MaddenNumber 162
A Western Journey with Mr. Emerson by James Bradley ThayerNumber 163
Fond of printing : Gordon Craig as typographer & illustrator by Colin FranklinNumber 164
The Big Bonanza by Dan De QuilleNumber 165
BR, a Panel Discussion by Harry DuncanNumber 166
A Trumpet Of Our Own by John Rollin RidgeNumber 167
The Grabhorn Press: A Biography by Roby WentzNumber 168
Paul Landacre by Ward RitchieNumber 169
Chapter Nine: the Vulgate Bible & Other Unfinished Projects of John Henry Nash by Robert D. HarlanNumber 170
Vignettes of Early California: Childhood Reminiscences of Juan Bautista Alvarado by Juan Bautista AlvaradoNumber 171
Thomas Bewick & the Fables of Aesop by John W. BordenNumber 175
Baptism in oil : Stephen F. Peckham in southern California, 1865-1866 by Gerald Taylor WhiteNumber 177
Mexico on Stone: Lithography in Mexico, 1826-1900 by W. Michael MathesNumber 178
Romualdo Pacheco: A Californio in Two Eras (Book Club of California Publication Number 179) by Romualdo] Genini [Pacheco, Ronald; Hitchman, RichardNumber 179
The Allen Press Bibliography: A Facsimile, with Original Leaves and Additions to Date: Including a Checklist of Ephemera by Lewis AllenNumber 180
Engraved Bookplates of Eric Gill, 1908-40 by Christopher SkeltonNumber 181
Collected letters by Frank NorrisNumber 182
The Log of Apollo: Joseph Perkins Beach's Journal of the Voyage of the Ship Apollo from New York to San Francisco 1849 by James P. DelgadoNumber 183
Art Deco: The Books of François-Louis Schmied Artist/Engraver/Printer With Recollections and Descriptive Commentaries on the Books by Ward RitchieNumber 184
The First Seventy-Five (75) Years. The Story of the Book Club of California, 191 by Oscar LewisNumber 185
Lawton Kennedy Printer by Ruth TeiserNumber 188
Isadora Duncan & Gordon Craig : the prose & poetry of action by Cynthia SplattNumber 189
The Rhemes New Testament : being a full and particular account of the origins, printing, and subsequent influences of the first Roman Catholic New Testament in English, with the divers controversies occasioned by its publication diligently expounded for the edification of the reader by Decherd TurnerNumber 193
Controversial James: An Essay On The Life And Work Of George Wharton James by Roger Keith LarsonNumber 195
Raymond Duncan : printer, expatriate, eccentric artist by Adela Spindler RoatcapNumber 196
Six Years Experience As a Book Agent in California by Mrs. J. W. LikinsNumber 198
On Printing by William EversonNumber 199
The two hundredth book : a bibliography of the books published by the Book Club of California, 1958-1993 by Robert D. HarlanNumber 200
An essay by Gary F. Kurutz on A bibliography of California and the Pacific West, 1510-1906 by Robert E. Cowan : with an original leaf from the Club's 1914 first edition by Gary F. KurutzNumber 201
An Essay on Robert E. Cowan's A Bibliography of California and the Pacific West, 1510-1906 by Gary F. KurutzNumber 201
Porter Garnett: Philosophical Writings on the Ideal Book by Jack Werner StauffacherNumber 203
The Vineyards and Wine Cellars of California by Thomas HardyNumber 204
A Widely Cast Net. Selections from the Work of a Veteran California Writer. Chosen with Comments by Their Author: Oscar Lewis by Oscar LewisNumber 205
The California gold rush : a descriptive bibliography of books and pamphlets covering the years 1848-1853 by Gary F. KurutzNumber 206
A Voyage to California, the Sandwich Islands, and Around the World in the Years 1826-1829 by Auguste Duhaut-CillyNumber 207
Artful Deeds In the Life of the Felon, Grovenor Layton... by Richard H. DillonNumber 208
ANOTHER BOOK That NEVER WAS. William Morris, Charles Gere, The House of the Wolfings. by Peter StanskyNumber 209
A typographic journey: The history of the Greenwood Press and bibliography, 1934-2000 (Publication) by Jack Werner StauffacherNumber 210
Exploring Japanese books and scrolls by Colin FranklinNumber 211
Splendide Californie!: Impressions of the Golden State by French Artists, 1786 to 1900 by Claudine ChalmersNumber 212
A memoir of book design, 1969-2000 by D'AmbrosioNumber 216
The Colt Springs High : A Publishing Memoir of the Colt Press, 1938-1942 by William M. RothNumber 217
Napa Valley Heyday (The Book Club of California, No. 218) by Richard H. DillonNumber 218
William Reagh: A Long Walk Downtown, Photographs of Los Angeles & Southern California, 1936-1991 by Michael DawsonNumber 229
Mallette Dean: a Printmaker and His Art by John T. HawkNumber 237

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It looks like this should be a Publisher's Series, not a regular Series, since not all these works were written specifically for The Book Club of California

The Book Club of California is a non-profit membership organization founded in 1912. It supports the art of fine printing related to the history and literature of California and the western states of America through research, publishing, public programs, and exhibitions.
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