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Finding Aid to the Grabhorn Press Records, 1917-1973
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Container Listing

 

Series 1: Correspondence. 1917-1973

 

Outgoing Correspondence. 1918-1957

box 1, folder 1

A-Z miscellany, including 1918-57

Physical Description: 24
 

Frederic Goudy, 1865-1947

 

Haywood Hunt

 

Oscar Lewis, 1893-

 

M. C. Richter

 

Incoming Correspondence

box 1, folder 2

A-Z miscellany, including 1928-71

Physical Description: 66
 

William Bissell

 

Donald D. Donohue

 

Kenneth W. Hammel

box 1, folder 3

Adams, Ansel Easton, 1902- [Jan. 1951]

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 4

Allen, Dorothy (Casewell), 1908-, and Allen, Lewis M. (Allen Press, Kentfield, Calif.) 1948-63

Physical Description: 6
box 1, folder 5

Almadén Vineyards, by Louis A. Benoist 1963

Physical Description: 4

Additional Note

Re labels for their wines; with sample labels and comments by Frank Schoonmaker
box 1, folder 6

Altschul, Frank, 1887- 1932-60

Physical Description: 4

Additional Note

1960 letters for the Committee for the Establishment of Carl Purington Rollins Printing Office
box 1, folder 7

American Institute of Graphic Art [1954?]

Physical Description: 1

Additional Note

Telegram by David Slive
box 1, folder 8

American Type Founders Sales Corporation, by W. A. Duboc July 18, 1934

Physical Description: 1

Additional Note

Re type face of an early California document
box 1, folder 9

Amerine, Maynard Andrew, 1911- 1952-64

Physical Description: 2

Additional Note

1952 letter re variants in editions of "The Silverado Squatters"
box 1, folder 10

Anderson, Gregg, 1908-1944 Sept. 2, 1934

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 11

Angelo, Valenti, 1896- 1941-72 undated

Physical Description: 22

Additional Note

Includes Christmas cards sent to the Grabhorns, typescript verses, drawings and woodblock prints
 

Archetype Press, Berkeley, Calif.

See Bentley, Wilder, 1900-

box 1, folder 12

Bancroft Library, by George P. Hammond, Ruth Teiser, Willa K. Baum 1959-69

Physical Description: 5
box 1, folder 13

Bechtel, Kenneth Karl, 1904- Jan. 10, 1949

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 14

Bell, Robert E. 1971-72

Physical Description: 6

Additional Note

Re his dissertation on the Grabhorns and the Grabhorn Press
box 1, folder 15

Bennett, Melba, d. 1968 1946 undated

Physical Description: 2
 

Benoist, Louis Auguste, 1899-

See Almadén Vineyard

box 1, folder 16

Bentley, Wilder, 1900- (The Archetype Press, Berkeley, Calif.) 1936-38

Physical Description: 4

Additional Note

[1936 letter is a transcript]
box 1, folder 17

Berman, Eugene, 1899- Jan. 16, [1944]

Physical Description: 1
 

Bianchi, John, 1874-

See Merrymount Press, Boston

box 1, folder 18

Börjeson, Ingeborg 1925-56

Physical Description: 3

Additional Note

(Swedish bookbinder)
box 1, folder 19

Bohemian Club, San Francisco, by Charles G. Norris, William P. Fuller and William Bark 1940-65

Physical Description: 3
box 1, folder 20

Book Club of California, San Francisco, by Dorothy Whitnah, Alfred Sutro and Albert Sperisen 1941-67

Physical Description: 3
box 1, folder 21

Bragin, Charles July 17, 1939

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 22

Brautigan, Richard July 12, 1971

Physical Description: 1
 

Bryant, Douglas Wallace, 1913-

See California. University, Berkeley. Library

box 1, folder 23

Bufano, Beniamino, 1898-1970 May 6, 1957

Physical Description: 1

Additional Note

Receipt
 

Bullen, Henry Lewis, 1857-1938

See Typographic Library and Museum

box 1, folder 24

Burke, Jackson May 8, 1963

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 25

Bynner, Witter, 1881- Dec. 16, 1924

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 26

California. University, Berkeley. Library, by Douglas W. Bryant Apr. 15, 1947

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 27

California Historical Society, by Irene Simpson Neasham Nov. 6, 1970

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 28

Cary, Melbert Brinkerhoff, 1892-1941 (The Press of the Woolly Whale) 1934

Physical Description: 3
 

Cerf, Bennett Alfred, 1898-

See Random House

box 1, folder 29

Chappell, Warren undated

Physical Description: 1
 

Clapp, Verner Warren, 1901-

See U.S. Library of Congress

 

Committee for the Establishment of Carl Purington Rollins Printing Office

See Altschul, Frank, 1887-

box 1, folder 30

Cosgrave, George, 1870-1945 1942-45

Physical Description: 7
 

Dane, George Ezra, 1904-1941

See E Clampus Vitus

box 1, folder 31

Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles, by Ellen Shaffer and Glen Dawson 1942-46

Physical Description: 3
box 1, folder 32

Dean, Mallette, 1907- [May 1970]

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 33

Dillon, Richard Hugh, 1924- Oct. 24, 1972

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 34

Douglas, Frederic Huntington, 1897- Dec. 4, 1946

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 35

Duschnes, Philip C. 1954-67

Physical Description: 2
box 1, folder 36

E Clampus Vitus, by G. Ezra Dane Jan. 12, 1934

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 37

Eckmann, James Russell, 1908- Nov. 6, 1963

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 38

Ellis, Arthur McDonald, 1875- 1929-30

Physical Description: 2

Content/Description

1930 letter written on behalf of the Zamorano Club
box 1, folder 39

Emparán, Madie D. (Brown) July 15, 1952

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 40

Evans, Henry Herman, 1918- (The Peregrine Press) Mar. 24, 1961

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 41

Everson, William, 1912- 1954

Physical Description: 1

Additional Note

Letter written as Brother Antoninus, Easter week, with undated invoice
 

Fairbanks, Thomas N.

See Japan Paper Company

box 1, folder 42

Farquhar, Francis Peloubet, 1887- 1949-61

Physical Description: 3
 

Farrier, Herbert

See Japan Paper Company

box 1, folder 43

Fawcus, Arnold D. (The Grey Falcon Press, The Trianon Press) 1952

Physical Description: 2
box 1, folder 44

Flammer, Charles, 1881- Nov. 18, 1946

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 45

Francis, R. W. Nov. 4, 1932

Physical Description: 1

Additional Note

Re his Jack London bibliography
 

Fuller, William Parmer, 1888-

See Bohemian Club

box 1, folder 46

Gannon, John Ira undated

Physical Description: 2

Additional Note

[Photocopies of typescript of "An Essay Written on the Writing of Essays"] and holograph MS of poem, " For Men Only"
box 1, folder 47

Gardner, Albert T. undated

Physical Description: 1

Additional Note

Incomplete letter
box 1, folder 48

Garnett, Porter, 1871-1951 1934-48 undated

Physical Description: 3
box 1, folder 49

Goll, Yvan, 1891-1950 Nov. 3, 1943

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 50

Goudy, Frederic William, 1865-1947 1919-38

Physical Description: 7

Additional Note

1938 letter to Mrs. Van Antwerp
box 1, folder 51

Graff, Everett Dwight, 1885-1964 1947-48

Physical Description: 2

Additional Note

1947 letter re the T. W. Norris Collection
 

Granniss, Ruth Sheppard

See Grolier Club

box 1, folder 52

Graphic Arts Service Bureau 1917

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 53

Greenhood, David June 5, 1935

Physical Description: 6
 

"Billy" Greenhood (wife of David) 1935-72

Physical Description: 5
box 1, folder 54

Grolier Club, New York Dec. 18, 1926

Physical Description: 1

Additional Note

Printed form filled in by Ruth S. Granniss
box 1, folder 55

Hamlin, Herbert Skyhawk 1953

Physical Description: 2
 

Hammond, George Peter, 1896-

See Bancroft Library

box 1, folder 56

Harding, George Laban, 1893- Sept. 6, 1969

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 57

Harlow, Neal Roten, 1908- Dec. 8, 1950

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 58

Harper, Lathrop C. Aug. 20, 1940

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 59

Harris, Carroll Timanus, 1891-1975 Mar. 13, 1929

Physical Description: 1
 

Harrison, Michael

See Sacramento Book Collectors Club

box 1, folder 60

Hart, James David, 1911- Oct. 1, 1948

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 61

Harvard University. Library. Houghton Library, by William A. Jackson 1950

Physical Description: 2
box 1, folder 62

Heller, E. S. Feb. 9, 1922

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 63

Henry E. Huntington Library, by Robert O. Schad Oct. 25, 1946

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 64

Hogan, Phyllis undated

Physical Description: 2
box 1, folder 65

Holliday, J. S., 1924- June 7, 1961

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 66

Holliday, William Jaquelin Nov. 1, 1949

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 67

Holman, Emile Frederic, 1890- Apr. 30, 1969

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 68

Holmes Book Company, Oakland, Calif., by Harold C. Holmes Nov. 11, 1952

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 69

Hoyem, Andrew May 16, 1970

Physical Description: 1

Additional Note

Toast to Robert Grabhorn
box 1, folder 70

Indianapolis Public Library, by Charles Rush Dec. 6, 1918

Physical Description: 1
box 1, folder 71

Ingold, Ernest, 1885- Nov. 15, 1954

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 1

Jackson, Joseph Henry, 1894-1955 Mar. 15, 1946

Physical Description: 1

Additional Note

Includes 2 sets of his notes on the King Orphan Manuscript, published by the Book Club of California
 

Jackson, William Alexander, 1905-

See Harvard University. Library. Houghton Library

box 2, folder 2

James, Roy Walter July 12, 1965

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 3

Japan Paper Company, by Thomas N. Fairbanks and Herbert Farrier 1917-22

Physical Description: 13
box 2, folder 4

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, by Henry Allen Moe Oct. 24, 1933

Physical Description: 1
 

Johnson, Henry L.

See Graphic Arts Service Bureau

box 2, folder 5

Kabotie, Fred Sept. 22, 1950

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 6

Knopf, Alfred A., 1892- 1946-52

Physical Description: 3
box 2, folder 7

Knopf, Blanche (Wolf) (Mrs. Alfred A. Knopf) Dec. 22, 1949

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 8

Knox, Dudley Wright, 1877- Jan. 12, 1939

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 9

Krimpen, Jan van, 1892-1958 Sept. 12, 1930

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 10

Levenson, Roger (Tamalpais Press) 1970-72

Physical Description: 3
box 2, folder 11

Lewis, Oscar, 1893- [1931] undated

Physical Description: 3

Additional Note

Includes telegram re Westgate Press
box 2, folder 12

Limited Editions Club, New York, by George Macy 1929-30

Physical Description: 11
box 2, folder 13

Littlejohn, David, 1937- 1971-72

Physical Description: 2

Additional Note

1972 letter is a note written on letter by Arthur G. Rippey
box 2, folder 14

McCabe, Charles R. undated

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 15

MacMahon, Frederick B. (Wayside Press, Rockville, Conn.) undated

Physical Description: 1
 

Macy, George Jesse, 1900-1956

See Limited Editions Club, N.Y.

box 2, folder 16

Magee, David Bickersteth, 1905-1977 Jan. 28, 1937

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 17

Marks, Lillian (Plantin Press) June 29, 1965

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 18

Martin, Joseph, 1915- Nov. 5, 1954

Physical Description: 1
 

Melchior, Frederick

See Publishers' Weekly

box 2, folder 19

Meriden Gravure Company, by E. Harold Hugo 1938-68

Physical Description: 4
box 2, folder 20

Merner, Garfield David 1955

Physical Description: 5

Additional Note

[copy of letter from Eliot Warburton with letter of Mar. 8, 1955]
box 2, folder 21

Merrymount Press, Boston, by Daniel B. Updike and John Bianchi 1921-48

Physical Description: 2
box 2, folder 22

Metzgar, Judson D. 1942-51

Physical Description: 4

Additional Note

Re Japanese prints
box 2, folder 23

Mexico. Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia July 16, 1959

Physical Description: 1

Additional Note

Re evaluation of a collection of manuscripts assembled by Guillermo Echániz [Photostats]
box 2, folder 24

Milbourn (Arthur) & Co. Limited 1952-55

Physical Description: 20

Additional Note

(Paper supplier)
 

Moe, Henry Allen, 1894-

See John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

 

Norris, Charles Gilman, 1881-

See Bohemian Club

box 2, folder 25

Norris, Thomas Wayne July 28, 1949

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 26

Osborne, Lewis June 13, 1966

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 27

Partridge, Roi, 1888- Dec. 4, 1928

Physical Description: 1
 

Peregrine Press, San Francisco

See Evans, Henry Herman, 1918-

box 2, folder 28

Phillips, Catherine (Coffin), 1874- June 9, 1942

Physical Description: 1

Additional Note

Copyright registration for her book Coulterville Chronicles, with lists for publicity
 

Plantin Press, Los Angeles

See Marks, Lillian

 

Press of the Wooly Whale, New York

See Cary, Melbert Brinkerhoff, 1892-1941

box 2, folder 29

Printing Art, by C. Whitmarsh 1917-19

Physical Description: 3
box 2, folder 30

Publishers' Weekly, by Frederick Melchior 1921-22

Physical Description: 2
box 2, folder 31

Purrington, Benjamin Allen July 2, 1940

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 32

Random House, by Bennett A. Cerf and others 1928-44

Physical Description: 13
box 2, folder 33

Rather, Lois, 1905- (Rather Press, Oakland, Calif.) 1972-73

Physical Description: 2
box 2, folder 34

Reichert, Irving Frederick, 1895- Feb. 13, 1954

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 35

Reichert, Madeleine Grace (Neumann) (Mrs. Irving Frederick Reichert) Nov. 7, 1952

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 36

Richter, M. C. Aug. 1939

Physical Description: 2

Additional Note

Re Thomas B. Park diary. [Photostats]
box 2, folder 37

Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957 1947-55

Physical Description: 12

Additional Note

Includes mock-up for title page of The Little Flowers of St. Francis. [Some are transcripts]
box 2, folder 38

Rogers, Fred Blackburn, 1889- Dec. 28, 1937

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 39

Rollins, Carl Purington, 1880- Sept. 20, 1937

Physical Description: 1

Additional Note

[Transcript]
box 2, folder 40

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945 Nov.-Dec. 1939

Physical Description: 2

Additional Note

[Photocopies]
box 2, folder 41

Rosenstock, Fred A. July 17, 1954

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 42

Rosenwald, Lessing Julius, 1891- May 6, 1970

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 43

Rowfant Club, Cleveland, by Albert L. Walsron and N. Lawson Lewis 1943-51

Physical Description: 2
 

Rush, Charles

See Indianapolis Public Library

box 2, folder 44

Sacramento Book Collectors Club, by Michael Harrison and Margaret B. Harrison 1949-52

Physical Description: 2
box 2, folder 45

San Francisco. Public Library 1967-72

Physical Description: 2
 

Schad, Robert Oliver, 1900-

See Henry E. Huntington Library

box 2, folder 46

Schmulowitz, Nat, 1899- 1962

Physical Description: 3
 

Schoonmaker, Frank, 1905-

See Almadén Vineyard

oversize-box 1, folder 1

S. H. Lock and Co. 1954-55

Physical Description: 1[?]
 

Shaffer, Ellen Kate, 1904-

See Dawson's Book Shop

box 2, folder 47

Smithsonian Institution, by Annemarie H. Pope 1954-55

Physical Description: 2
box 2, folder 48

Sowers, Roy Vernon 1945-49

Physical Description: 4

Additional Note

Oct. 5, 1948, letter incomplete
box 2, folder 49

Sperisen, Albert

See also Book Club of California
1970 undated

Physical Description: 2
box 2, folder 50

Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968 undated

Physical Description: 1

Additional Note

Transcript of letter to Mrs. Grabhorn
box 2, folder 51

Stern, Rosalie M. (Mrs. Sigmund Stern) June 12, 1941

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 52

Streeter, Thomas Winthrop, 1883- June 8, 1942

Physical Description: 1
 

Sutro, Alfred, 1869-1945

See Book Club of California

 

Tamalpais Press, Berkeley, Calif.

See Levenson, Roger

box 2, folder 53

Thorington, James Monroe, 1894- Oct. 27, 1937

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 54

Townsend, John Wilson, 1885- undated

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 55

Typographic Library and Museum, Jersey City, N.J., by Henry L. Bullen 1920

Physical Description: 2
box 2, folder 56

U.S. Library of Congress, by Verner W. Clapp Dec. 26, 1946

Physical Description: 1
 

University of California, Berkeley.

See California. University, Berkeley.

 

Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941

See Merrymount Press, Boston

box 2, folder 57

Van Antwerp, William Clarkson, 1867-1938 1932

Physical Description: 2
box 2, folder 58

Van Patten, Nathan, 1887- Sept. 12, 1950

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 59

Wagner, Henry Raup, 1862-1957 Sept. 11, 1947

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 60

Walter, Florence S. (Mrs. John I. Walter) 1941 undated

Physical Description: 2
 

Warburton, Eliot, 1810-

See Merner, Garfield David

box 2, folder 61

Warde, Beatrice Lamberton (Becker), 1900- July 8, 1962

Physical Description: 1
 

Wayside Press, Rockville, Conn.

See MacMahon, Frederick B.

 

Westgate Press, San Francisco

See Lewis, Oscar, 1893-

box 2, folder 62

Wheat, Carl Irving, 1892-1966 1942-56

Physical Description: 11
 

Whitmarsh, C.

See Printing Art

box 2, folder 63

Wilson, Adrian 1968-69

Physical Description: 2
box 2, folder 64

Wilson, Melissa undated

Physical Description: 1
box 2, folder 65

Wiltsec, Ernest Abram, 1863-1947 1938-41

Physical Description: 8
box 2, folder 66

Wood, Charles Erskine Scott, 1852-1944 1930-40

Physical Description: 8

Additional Note

Includes manuscripts of 3 poems
box 2, folder 67

Wurfel, Clifford Dec. 11, 1972

Physical Description: 1

Additional Note

Re Ingeborg Börjeson
box 2, folder 68

Yost, Gaylord Jan. 18, 1920

Physical Description: 1
 

Zamorano Club, Los Angeles

See Ellis, Arthur McDonald, 1875-

box 2, folder 69

Miscellaneous letters relating to art, especially Japanese prints 1937-56 undated

Physical Description: 25
 

Series 2: Projects. [ca. 1923-1966].

box 3, folder 1

Aesop's Fables

Additional Note

Trial pages, letters and illustrations by Valenti Angelo

Published 1930

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 142
box 3, folder 2-3

Angelo, Valenti, 1897-

Additional Note

Miscellaneous illustrations, 1939, n.d.
box 3, folder 4-5

Austin, Leonard

Around the World in San Francisco

Additional Note

Unbound copy

Published 1940

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 1, no. 338
 

Barclay, Alexander, 1475-1552

box 3, folder 6

Ship of Fools

 

Proof pages, leaves from printed edition, three leaves from original edition, presentation note from David Magee to the Hellers.

Additional Note

Published 1938

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 300
oversize-folder 1B

Leaf of drawings

box 3, folder 7-10

Becker, Robert H.

Disenos of California Ranchos

Additional Note

Mock-up, part of printer's copy, part of corrected galleys, and corrected page proof, announcement, map facsimiles, photographs and negatives of map #990 and map #1145

Published 1964

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 3, no. 648
box 3, folder 11

Bible, Old Testament - Psalms of David

Additional Note

Trial proofs, illustrations and initial letters by Valenti Angelo

Published 1931

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 162
box 3, folder 12-14

Bohemian Club (San Francisco, Calif.)

 

Library Notes, no. 16

Additional Note

Printer's copy and completed printed copy, 1964
 

Wine List

Additional Note

Trial proof of title page -rejected, separate leaves from final printing, 1940

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 330
 

Miscellaneous items, 1954-64, n.d.

box 3, folder 15

Book Club of California

Additional Note

Miscellaneous items, 1963-64, n.d.
box 4, folder 1

Calhoun, Janet

Reflecting Many Moods

Additional Note

Unbound copy

Published 1948

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 2, no. 471
box 4, folder 2

Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898

Alice in Wonderland

Additional Note

Illustrations by Valenti Angelo, n.d.

Not published
box 4, folder 3

Case, Alexander T.

Sancho Panza, a Grove Play

Additional Note

Revised transcript, 1965 July 31

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 3, no. 650
box 4, folder 4

Castaneda, Francisco

Journey of Coronado

Additional Note

Trial sheets with different initials and headings, illustrations by Arvilla Parker

Published 1933

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 195
box 4, folder 5

Cellini, Benvenuto, 1500-1571

Autobiography

Additional Note

Trial sheets of illustrations and letter press, illustrations by Valenti Angelo, n.d.

Not published
box 4, folder 6-7

Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400

Wife of Bath's Tale

Additional Note

Corrected proofs; letter press and trial illustrations by Valenti Angelo, n.d.

Not published
box 4, folder 8

City of Joy

Additional Note

Typed carbon manuscript, n.d.
box 4, folder 9

Columbus, Christopher

Letter

Additional Note

Trial block prints, trial signature, illustrations by Donald McKay

Published 1924
box 4, folder 10

Condliffe, J. B. (John Bell), 1891-1981

From Adam Smith to Keynes - and After

Additional Note

Printer's copy, Lakeside Talk, Bohemian Club, 1964
box 4, folder 11-12

Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900

The Red Badge of Courage

Additional Note

Original illustrations by Valenti Angelo, gathering of final printing

Gathering of final printing, trial title pages and text page

Published 1931

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 154
box 5, folder 1

Damon, Samuel Chenery, 1815-1885

Journey to Lower Oregon...

Additional Note

Original drawings of initial letters by Valenti Angelo

Published 1927

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 99
box 5, folder 2

Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882

Two Years Before the Mast

Additional Note

Trial proofs of title page

Published 1936

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 1, no. 257
box 5, folder 3

Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321

Divine Comedy

Additional Note

Illustration for title page of volume 3

Published 1958

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 3, no. 595
box 5, folder 4

DeFoe, Daniel, 1661-1731

Robinson Crusoe

Additional Note

Sample proof sheets, rejected illustrations for title page, illustrations by Edward Wilson

Published 1930

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 1, no. 135
box 5, folder 5

de Quincey, Thomas

On Murder Concidered as one of the Fine Arts

Additional Note

Experimental page with illustration

Not published
box 5, folder 6

Deutsch, Monroe E. (Monroe Emanuel), 1879-1955

Tribute to Albert Bender

Additional Note

Trial sheets

Published 1941

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 2, no. 348
box 5, folder 7

Dobie, Charles Caldwell, 1881-1943

The Golden Talisman

Additional Note

Complete, uncut, unbound proof

Published 1941

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 2, no. 356
box 5, folder 8

Dohrmann, Robert

Let's go Camping / By Those Who Did

Additional Note

Unbound copy, 1933

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 200
box 5, folder 9

Fages, Pedro

Letters of Captain Don Pedro Fages...

Additional Note

Copies of first signature including title page of edition for Henry R. Wagner and title page of edition for Harry W. Porte

Published 1936

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 259
box 5, folder 10

Farquhar, Francis Peloubet, 1887-

The Ralston-Fry Wedding and the Wedding Journey to Yosemite, May 20, 1958 - From the Diary of Miss. Sarah Haight

Additional Note

Printer's copy, 1961

Published for Friends of The Bancroft Library

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 3, no. 626
box 5, folder 11

Farquhar, Francis P. and Marjory

A Souvenir of Western Summits

Additional Note

Stitched gathering, 1947
box 5, folder 12

Fogaggaro, Antonio

Eden Anto

Additional Note

Trial leaves with illustrations by Rene Gockinga

Published 1930

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 136
box 5, folder 13

Gesner, Konrad, 1516-1565

The Admiration of Mountains

Additional Note

Unbound gathering, announcement

Published 1937

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 273
box 5, folder 14

Giffen, Helen S. (Helen Smith), 1893-

Who Was the King's Orphan?

Additional Note

Printer's copy, n.d.
box 5, folder 15

Golden Gate International Exposition - Fine Binding Exhibition

Additional Note

Proofs

Published 1939
box 5, folder 16

Goll, Yvan, 1891-1950

The Magic Circles

Additional Note

Typescript translation, n.d.
oversize-box 1, folder 3

Grabhorn, Edwin E.

Ukiyo-E

Additional Note

Portions of holograph manuscript, illustrations, cuts for title page, reproductions of a few prints

Published 1962
box 5, folder 17-18

Grabhorn, Edwin E. and Robert

A Letter in the form of a postscript to William Caxton, England's first printer and first printer in English [Introduction to Benjamin P. Kurtz'], An Original Leaf from the Polycronicon, printed by William Caxton at Westminster in the year 1482

Additional Note

Original manuscript, 1937

Unbound gatherings, incomplete; announcement

Published for the Book Club of California, 1938

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 1, no. 292
box 5, folder 19

Souvenir ... to Anne Cobden-Sanderson

Additional Note

Holograph text, 1926
oversize-box 1, folder 4

Grabhorn, Jane Bissell

Additional Note

Miscellaneous illustrations and publications, 1942, n.d.
box 5, folder 20

Grabhorn, Mary

Additional Note

Miscellaneous illustrations
 

Watercolor portrait not used, possibly for Othello

 

Three proofs in color not used, possibly for King Lear

 

Grabhorn Press

box 5, folder 21-22

Miscellaneous drawings and illustrations

oversize-box 1, folder 5

Drawings, illustrations

oversize-box 1, folder 6

Alphabets, historic initials

box 5, folder 23

Grabhorn, Robert

An essay on American Institute of Graphic Art Annual Fifty Book Exhibit

Additional Note

Revised typescript, n.d.
oversize-box 1, folder 7

Grande Chroniques de France: Joan the Maid of Orleans

Additional Note

Uncorrected proof, announcement

Published 1938
 

Guiberson, Gordon Greene

oversize-box 1, folder 1[?]

Diary

Physical Description: 1

Additional Note

Unbound copy, 1931
oversize-box 1, folder 2

A Garden that Reminds One of Kyoto

Additional Note

Revised printed proof, n.d.
oversize-box 1, folder 3

Harte, Bret, 1836-1902

Mliss

Additional Note

Announcement, illustration leaf

Published 1948

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 2, no. 456
 

Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864

oversize-box 1, folder 4

House of Seven Gables

Additional Note

Sample pages of text and illustrations, illustrations by Valenti Angelo, n.d.

Not published
oversize-box 1, folder 5

Scarlet Letter

Additional Note

Page proofs, one proof with color illustration by Valenti Angelo

Published 1928
oversize-box 1, folder 6

History of Gumps

Additional Note

Trial proofs and proposed illustrations

Not published
oversize-box 1, folder 7

Irwin Memorial Blood Bank of the San Francisco Medical Society

Roster.
undated

Additional Note

Typescript revisions, 1963
oversize-box 1, folder 8

Jastrow, Morris, 1861-1921

The Gentle Cynic

Additional Note

Illustrations by Valenti Angelo, not used in final edition

Published 1927

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 91
oversize-box 2, folder 1

Journey of the Coronado

Additional Note

Trial signs and proofs, lettering by Valenti Angelo, n.d.

Not published
oversize-box 2, folder 2

Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

Inaugural Address

Additional Note

Trial sheets, corrected proofs, n.d.

Not published
box 6, folder 9

Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

If

Additional Note

Trial sheets, 1939

Not published
box 6, folder 10

Lapham, Roger D. (Roger Dearborn), 1883-1966

Text of speech for funeral service of Oscar Sutro

Additional Note

Trail proofs, rejected; final trial proof

Published 1935

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 229
box 6, folder 11

Lewis, Oscar, 1893-

The Story of Christopher Columbus

Additional Note

Trial sheets, one of title page, both by Valenti Angelo, n.d.

Not published
box 6, folder 12

Ley, Murray Hickey

A Is All

Additional Note

Printer's copy and corrected galleys, 1952, n.d.

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 2, no. 534
 

Magee, David Bickersteth, 1905-1977

box 6, folder 13

The Buccaneers

Additional Note

Revised typescript, 1964, n.d.

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 3, no. 647
box 6, folder 14

Fine Printing and Bookbinding from San Francisco and its Environs

Additional Note

Printer's copy, 1961

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 3, no. 622
box 6, folder 15

Two Gentlemen from Indiana

Additional Note

Revised typescript, 1961

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 3, no. 623
box 6, folder 16-17

Mandeville, John, Sir

Voiage and Travaile...

Additional Note

Announcements, trial pages, original illustrations by Valenti Angelo

Published 1928

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, [no number]
oversize-box 2, folder 3

Meyers, William H., b. 1815

Naval Sketches

Additional Note

Sample leaves

Published 1939
box 6, folder 18

O'Day, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1853-1959

San Francisco Past and Present

Additional Note

Unbound copy, announcement

Published 1935

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 1, no. 236
box 6, folder 19

Powys, John Cooper, 1872-1963

Psychoanalysis and Morality

Additional Note

Unbound, uncut copy

Published 1923

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 1, no. 54
box 6, folder 20

Purrington, Benjamin Allen

Saul, A Grove Play

Additional Note

Woodcut proof of title page; trial page including one hand colored illustration

Published 1940

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 335
box 7, folder 1

Rapp, Albert

Anecdota Scowah Number Five

Additional Note

Preface and bibliography by Nat Schmulowitz, 1962

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 3, no. 633
box 7, folder 2

Robertson, John W. (John Wooster), b. 1856

Francis Drake and other Early Explorers

Additional Note

Announcement, sample page, original drawing

Published 1926

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 86
box 7, folder 3

Robin Hood

Additional Note

Six signatures of printed version, illustrations by Valenti Angelo

Published 1932

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 157
 

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

box 7, folder 4

Anthony and Cleopatra

Additional Note

One signature, one leaf

Published 1961

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 3, no. 613
oversize-box 2, folder 4

Henry IV

Additional Note

Trial pages; nine signatures, sewn but unbound; illustrations by Mary Grabhorn; announcement

Published 1961
oversize-box 2, folder 5

Julius Caesar

Additional Note

Trial sheets, announcement

Published 1954
box 7, folder 5

King Lear

Additional Note

Announcement; one trial leaf; five signatures, some with illustrations by Mary Grabhorn

Published 1958

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 3, no. 604
box 7, folder 6

Macbeth

Additional Note

Announcement; trial pages; illustration by Mary Grabhorn, cancelled

Published 1952

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 2, no. 525
box 7, folder 7

A Midsommer Nights Dreame

Additional Note

Announcement, leaves from text

Published 1955

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 2, no. 567
box 7, folder 8

Richard the Third

Additional Note

Announcement, leaf from printed text

Published 1953

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 2, no. 537
box 7, folder 9

Original Leaves from the Four Folios

Additional Note

Announcement, two earlier versions and final version, sample gatherings

Published 1935

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 234
box 7, folder 10

Smith, Buckingham, 1810-1871

The Discovery of Florida...

Additional Note

Ten unbound signatures; complete book except for title page and end page

Published 1946

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 2, no. 432
oversize-box 2, folder 6

Sophocles

Oedipus Rex

Additional Note

Facsimile copy of Canto III copy text, Pen and ink illustration by Mary Grabhorn

Published 1966
box 7, folder 11

Sowers, Roy Vernon

Oxford Revisited

Additional Note

Printer's copy, n.d.
box 7, folder 12

Stratton, Royal B., d. 1875

Captivity of the Oatman Girls

Additional Note

Line cuts by Mallette Dean

Published 1935

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 1, no. 227
box 7, folder 13

Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909

Monuments and Elogies

Additional Note

Trial proofs with front page illustrations and initial letters by Valenti Angelo

Published 1927

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 101
box 7, folder 14

Tsatoke, Monroe, 1904-1937

The Peyote Ritual

Additional Note

Anouncement, separate gatherings and plates

Published, [n.d.]

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 3, no. 589
box 7, folder 15

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

Letters from the Sandwich Islands

Additional Note

Two gatherings from text

Published 1937

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 1, no. 266
box 7, folder 16

Vespucci, Amerigo, 1451-1512

Letter

Additional Note

Draft printing of sample gatherings; two title pages, one with press mark

Published 1935

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 85
box 7, folder 17

Villon, Francois, b. 1431

Sunday Ballads

Additional Note

Draft designs

Published 1922

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 1, no. 49
box 7, folder 18

Wallace, Henry Agard, 1888-1965

New World Theme

Additional Note

Separate gatherings, title page leaf

Published 1943

Grabhorn Press Bibliography, v. 1, no. 387
oversize-box 3, folder 1

Watson, Douglas S. (Douglas Sloane)

The Life of Joseph Reddeford Walker

Additional Note

Draft page, title leaf, 1934

Not published
oversize-box 3, folder 2-3

Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

Leaves of Grass

Additional Note

Trial sheets, illustrations by Valenti Angelo, one illustration by Ed Grabhorn

Proofs, three illustrations signed by Valenti Angelo
box 7, folder 19

Wierzbicki, Felix Paul, 1815-1860

California As It Is and As It May Be

Additional Note

Chapter head trials

Published 1933

Grabhorn Press Bibliography,v. 1, no. 186
oversize-box 3, folder 4

Wilde, Oscar, 1845-1900

Salome

Additional Note

Front piece in black and white and color by Valenti Angelo
 

Wilson, Jane

box 7, folder 20

A Checklist of the Penguin, the Harvest and the Hart Presses

Additional Note

Printer's copy
box 7, folder 21

The Christmas Printer, or the Printing Career of James D. Hart

Additional Note

Printer's copy
box 7, folder 22

Unidentified fragment, n.d.

 

Series 3: Miscellaneous Papers. 1926-1973.

box 8, folder 1

Awards of Merit, Rounce and Coffin Club, Los Angeles 1951-61

box 8, folder 2-3

Scrapbooks of clippings 1925-69

box 8, folder 4-6

Newspaper clippings 1925-73 undated

oversize-box 1, folder 2

Annotated telephone list [from shop] undated

box 8, folder 7-9

Miscellaneous

 

Personal and family 1926-69

 

Business 1939-46 undated

 

Unidentified, fragments 1924-70

 

Series 4: Business and Financial Records. 1932-1967.

carton 1-2

Bank statements 1932-62

carton 2

Bank deposit records 1950-58

 

Check stubs 1934-67

 

Accounts for purchase of papers, ink, etc.

carton 3

A-U (by firm)

carton 4

V-Z (by firm)

 

Orders (by title of book) undated

 

Profit/loss statements 1948-54

 

Ledger 1938-61

 

Sales statements 1932-42

carton 5

Sales statements 1943-66

 

Record of copies of Soldiers of the Overland sent for review undated

 

Certificates of copyright registration undated

carton 6

Casebooks 1932-34

Physical Description: (2 v.)
 

San Francisco property tax records 1955-64

 

State and federal tax records 1940-65

 

Insurance records 1942-60

 

Robert Grabhorn bank statements 1951-57