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Quincy CA: for the author by Forest Printing, 1996. Unpaginated preliminaries, 90p., illustrated with period snapshots, first edition trade-size wraps, a very good copy. Chapters on the populations of Oroville, Chico, Marysville, Clipper Mills, Susanville, La Porte, Northern and Eastern Plumas County, American Valley-Quincy, Meadow Valley-Silver Creek.
San Francisco: Educomics, 1980. Comic. 32p., comicbook, color pictorial wraps, illus., some wear and dogears to cover, some sunning inside, else good. One of Leonard Rifas's series of progressive educational comics, this one on Agribiz, sugar consumption, vitamins, cooking, etc. Crumb has one page with a Mr. Appropriate strip.
San Francisco: John J. Newbegin Publisher, 1917. Hardcover. xix, 341p., inserted plates, first edition 9.75 x 7 inch buckram boards ruled in blind and titled black, untrimmed foredge. Unopened; that is, many leaves not parted in the binder's trimming. Some edgewear, light handling soil, dust-soiled top edge with a shallow...
Scrubgrass Township, PA: Scrubgrass Power Project, . Unpaginated, spiral-bound cookbook, 5.5x8.5 inches, plastic covers, containing recipes by employees interspersed with 16 B&W photos of workers during the construction process. Scrubgrass, then under construction, is a coal-burning power plant.
New York: Gantz, Jones & Co. Lacks cover, we have been informed, though no detachment scars are visible; ergo the titling advanced above is cobbled together from interior captions: 8p., four pages of unadorned text and four of color cartooning on a black field. Softbound, a tiny pamphlet in 4x3.5...
Washington DC: Washington Produce Exchange, 1893. Single sheet of newsprint, 12x9 inches, printed recto only; three neat foldlines, now unfolded and flat in a archival-grade mylar baggie and back-board. Find four columns of general info (under "Remarks") & particular info (supplied prices). Entirely legible with no damage to text, the...
New York: Artisan, 1995. Hardcover. 176p., illus., 9x12 inches, first printing, previous owner's inscription on front pastedown else very good condition, inscribed and signed "To Cydne, Great chauffer's derved great women -- Be well, cook better &better, Barbara Smith," dj slightly edge worn. Cookbook by the African American supermodel/restauranteur.