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New York: the University, 1938. 284p., glossy paperstock throughout much in the vein of lesser school yearbooks but ratcheted up to a Big Business production. Hardbound in massive 12.5x9 inch black cloth boards with pressed decoration and titling in raised bronze, doublespread photographic endsheets, running borders in purple ("violet") ink.....
Kings Point: United States Merchant Marine Academy, 1969. Hardcover. 266, 54p.[ads], glossy paperstock throughout with b&w and color photography, hardbound in massive 12.3x9.5 inch blue boards over a silver spine. No ownership or other marks, faintests signs of any handling or age, near-fine.
Indianapolis: Shortridge High School, 1915. Paperback. [136p] 8x11inches, a variety of illustrations including many tipped-in sepia photos and a good woodblock print in three colors midway through text (by one Paul Long); autographs at rear, ads, texts use a faux-Oriental design; punchholed for binding semi-Asian style, decorative cord is intact.....
[Berkeley]: [First Presbyterian Church], 1926. Unpaginated, perhaps sixty leaves mimeo'd recto only plus numerous slapdash screen-printed section dividers, and several sheets of vignette snapshot portraits reproduced a dozen to each leaf; real photographs, if not terribly clear. Has most of the usual departments although not the classic "school yearbook." 8.5x7.5.....
Wilkinsburg PA: The Student Body, 1924. 176p., printed on glossy alkaline paperstock throughout, the usual yearbook format hardbound in flexible black oilcloth boards titled in embossed blind. Rear joint is split for one inch, the sole external damage; internally find a sandpapered erasure on the front free endsheet, the only.....
Berkeley: University of California, 1947. 511p., very good hardcover yearbook, 12.2x9 inches, profusely illustrated. This is the personal copy of Him Mark Lai, a pioneer in the field of Chinese American studies; front cover has his name in gold lettering at lower right corner, and his red rubberstamp appears internally.....
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1919. Pamphlet. Unpaginated, perhaps fifty pages, 7x5 inch textured ivory wraps titled in blind and bound with elastic satin-finished cord. Meticulously printed in smallpoint on textured alkaline paper, illustrated with a number of tipped-on b&w photoreproductions of campus sites and one photograph from the negative.....
[Oakland]: the school, 1903. Unpaginated, the usual melange of cartooning and sketches, mugshots, group portraits and ads; oblong 7x10 inch green suede lettered white. No autographs. Staplebound textblock is badly rusted, endsheets pulled away from hinges and spotted with schmutz, crappy copy.
Oakland: Published by Members of the Yearbook Staff, 1943. Paperback. Unpaginated, about a hundred pages printed sepia on coated paperstock, standard yearbook format but at 12x9 inches larger than is typical. Covers are quite edgeworn with marginal chips and short tears; text is a little crimped with handling and faintly.....
Portland, OR: Columbia University, 1926. Paperback. 7 issues, various paginations, 6.25x9.5 inches, a few scattered illustrations and photos, This set represents the end of the 1925-1926 school year, skipping the summer months July-September when the publcation did not print, and includes the first half of the 1926-1927 school year.
[Los Angeles?]: Los Angeles Bible Institute, 1951. Unpaginated, 8x10.5 inches, illustrated with b&w photos, numerous inscriptions from classmates (some in Spanish, some in English, many quite long) good in soiled white 'leatherette' boards. Yearbook for a Spanish-speaking bible class, with an entirely Mexican American student body.
San Francisco: the college, 1942. 96p., glossy paperstock throughout with the usual mugs and clubs; 11 x 8 inch boards decorated with raised eagle motif, blank endpapers have around a dozen signatures and penned messages. Dedicated to the fighters in WWII, military themes appear in various places.
Durham, NH: New Hampshire College, 1914. 159p., very good hardcover in pebbled boards with gilt title and emblem. Yearbook for 1914, with black and white photos of students, faculty and activities. Bookplate of former owner, noting his fraternity (Gamma Theta), with a menu for the fraternity's 1914 senior banquet laid.....
Berkeley: International House, 1931. 31p., sepia site and portrait photography on coated paper with spot color framing; 10x6.8 inch decorated wraps; heel slightly bumped, a very good copy but ex libris: cased into library boards with minimal accession apparatus and a "withdrawn" stamp; wraps preserved, booklet slightly trimmed but otherwise.....