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San Francisco: State of California, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mines, 1948. 164p., b&w illustrations from contemporary site photography plus a leaf with color vignettes recto and verso, full-page maps in sepia with spot-color onlay; first issue of this much-reprinted text, cased in oblong 8.75 x 11 inch cloth.....
Washington: The President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership, 1932. Hardcover. xviii, 293p., front., illus., very good condition. Volume VII of the eleven-part set; the committee was "Called by President Hoover." Robert Pl Lamont, secretary of commerce, Ray Lyman Wilbur, secretary of the interior, joint chairmen.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1968. Hardcover. Splendid copy: xxvii, various page-numberings through the facsimile, then 925-928p. Original pages printed black on grey tint-blocks; the handful of final pages record precise sources. A mammoth tome in red buckram boards with a wide morocco backstrip gilt-titled and -ruled, with.....
New York: American Water Works Association, n.d., circa 1950. 15p., comicbook panels in color, a standard format comic but of course an educational one; 10x7 inch self-wraps on newsprint, paperstock is toned, evenly, but except for faintest edgewear a swell copy. This cataloguer may have been the only human to.....