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Large collection of Vance Gerry/Weather Bird Press books and paper items

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Estimate: US$300 - US$500
Price realised:  US$540
Lot number 441, Views: 28

Title: Large collection of Vance Gerry/Weather Bird Press books and paper items Author: Gerry, Vance Place: Pasadena Publisher: Vance Gerry/Weather Bird Press, etc. Date: Mostly 1981-2003 Description: With: Nefzawi. The Perfumed Garden. Gerry’s bookplate, plus some penciling, possibly by Gerry. Paris, no date. * Lindner. A Day at the Seaside with Ward Ritchie. 1 of 400. 1981. * Davies. House Olson Printer. Dj. 1 of 200, signed. 1983. * A Catalog of Books in Print. 1991. * Richardson. Selected Shore Plants of Southern California. Cloth-backed boards. 1 of 100, signed. 1992. * The Spanish Cook. A selection of recipes from Encarnacion Pinedo’s El Cocinero Espanol. Cloth-backed boards, dj. 1 of 125, signed. 1992. * Old & New Books. 1999. * A Message from Wanda Gag. 2 copies. Cloth-backed boards, dj. 1 of 75. 1999. * The Milk-Maids Song. 2 copies. Each 1 of 50. 1999. * Calendar & Notebook for 2000. Cloth, dj, 1 of 75. [1999]. * Beeton. Not to be forgotten Items for a Picnic. 1 of 100. 2000. * Catalog for Christmas [2000]. * L.A. Type, a Concise History. Cloth, dj. 1 of 100. 2000. * Nicoll. If Wishes were Horses. 1 of 50. 2000. * Barbier. Pochoir. With color frontispiece. 1 of 50, signed. 2000. * Brown. The Epicurean. 1 of 100. 2001. * St. Sure. Tid Bits from Bohemian Life. 2 copies. 1 of 100. 2001. * A seldom told myth Pomy & Vertu. 3 copies. Each 1 of 50. 2001. * Food & Drink. 2 variant copies. 2003. * Catalog of Books. 2003. * 2 Jeff Weber dealer catalogues of Vance Gerry. * 9 printed & 10 photocopied sheets announcing and advertising Calendar & Notebook for…2000, offered by George Kane Books. * Plus, 4 other paper items: wrapper for De Gustibus; 2 ad postcards for Vance Gerry events; small broadside with illustration “Gloria in excelsis, The Roxburghe Club…” 2000. Together, 28 volumes + related paper items. Mostly wrappers/thin boards, 6 cloth-backed boards, 5 in jacket. First printings. Lot Amendments Condition: Some with occasional light wear, mostly fine. Item number: 193291

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 371: Children's & Illustrated Books - Fine Press Books - Miniature Books - Books in All Fields
Date of the auction: 10 Jan 2008
Address: PBA Galleries
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94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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