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1 CATHAY INVOKED Chinoiserie . a Celestial Empire in the West
San Francisco, CA California Palace Of The Legion Of Honor 1966 First Edition Softcover 
This is a handsome exhibition catalog from 1966. There were 172 items detailed in this catalog on art paper, followed by 60 black and white photograph plates of some of the items. The details are nicely arranged on a cream art paper, the plates are on glossy paper. There is a soft green art paper cover with a line drawing of serving pieces with a floral design embossed and in white. The binding is tight and the covers are quite clean except for a loss of color in two tiny places on the rear cover. There is a faint touch or corner wear at the tips of the front corners. There is a spot on the inside cover that transferred to the end paper. There are no marks or writing. The interior pages are crisp and clean. The exhibition dates were June 10 through July 31 (1966) . ; 8vo 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Wilder, Laura Ingalls WEST FROM HOME Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder San Francisco 1915 (To Almanzo Wilder)
New York, NY Harper & Row 1974 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 
This is a hardcover first edition book in a dust jacket. The book is very clean and crisp in a tight binding with no marks or writing. Crisp and clean. The unclipped dust jacket has a water stain has a few closed tears and a touch of wear to the bottom front cover. The jacket is now protected in a new archival see-through and removable mylar cover. The design of the cover is a domes of one of the buildings at the World's Fair Panama Exposition, a streecar, and a postage stamp. The appendix has some recipes from the Exposition. Edited by Roger Lea MacBride. Historical setting is by Margot Patterson Doss. ; 8vo; 124 pages 
Price: 18.50 USD
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