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Dublin: Irish Academic Press & Four Courts Press, 1980. 68p., introduction, illustrations, folding map tipped-in at rear, very good re-issue in quarter cloth over gray boards with paper title label on front cover. Fine Press reissue of a pamphlet originally published anonymously in 1806.
San Pedro: The Lummox Press, 2000. [48p] untrimmed, 5.5x4 inch near-fine econd edition, one of one hundred copies signed as "RD Armstrong" on the title page in ballpoint with a tiny handdrawn car, line map, stapled red pocket chapbook in wraps. Little Red Book #11. "Stayed with poet Will Taylor.....
San Francisco: Exit Press, 2012. Paperback. 186p., personal inscription signed by the author, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps and mis-matched dj (trimmed shorter than the book). Travel memoir of Canadian transplant to the Castro which began with a solo show at the Exit Theatre.
Kanagawa-ken: Fujiya Hotel, 1947. 200p., numerous illustrations; very good softcover bound with thread in traditional style, in a stiff paper jacket decorated with Japanese coin motifs. A post-war edition. Volume two only. Introductory book on Japanese culture for visiting foreigners.
Washington DC: Center for Islamic Pluralism, 2011. Hardcover. 122p., 6.75x8.75 inches, pictorial boards, illus., as New. An Albanian-American journalist travels with a group of moderate Muslims to Israel and recounts who they met and what they saw. Interesting book with an inter-faith intent.
San Francisco: The W. C. Eubank Co., for Bank of America, 1929. Single leaf of substantial buff stock, unglazed, 9x24 inches, folded three times to make a 9x4 inch highway map/brochure. Full extension map recto, in black with spot red titling, with verso smaller maps and B of A ads.....
San Francisco: J. C. Bardell, 1943. Paperback. Fifty b&w photos of San Francisco in the 1940s (actually 51 as two copies of The Ferry Building Clock Tower were bound in), printed rectos only on coated alkaline paperstock. Smallish vest-pocket item, 7x4.25 inches oblong softbound in wraps with trianglular die-cut revealing.....
Republic of Cuba: Published by the Cuban Tourist Commission, A Government Department. 1947 / 1950s. First item on a 9x11.5 inch leaf of semi-alkaline paperstock, printed smallpoint in black, folded twice to make an upright 9x4 inch brochure, this hand-folded again, transversely; rather dust-soiled and handled, a fair to good.....
London / Kingston: LAB (Latin America Bureau) / IRP (Ian Randle Publishers), 1993. Paperback. 74p., illustrated with numerous b&w snapshot site and portrait photos, plus a vivid colorphoto section, and a fold-out map in back. Softbound, 8.5x5.5 inch glossy wraps, slightest external edgewear, entirely clean, sound and unmarked within, a......
Chicago: Northwestern University School of Commerce, 1952. Paperback. 80p., glossy coated paperstock throughout with profuse b&w photography and diagrams; softbound in 11x8.5 inch plain printed wraps. NIce copy, although the cover bears three intake codes in red pencil, one of which partially erased; no other signs of ownership or institution.....