Introduction & Comments by Kenneth M. Johnson. Lg folio, gray cloth, gilt-lettering. Illustrated with full-page color plates. One of 450 copies printed by Saul and Lillian Marks at the Plantin Press. A fine copy. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Sting of the Wasp. Political & Satirical...
Publisher: SF: Book Club of California, 1967.
Book Description The Book Club of California,, San Francisco, 1967. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 286679
Book Description The Book Club of California; San Francisco, 1967. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Limited Edition. Oversized hardcover. Grey cloth binding with gold lettering on cover and spine in very good condition, excepting one small tear along right edge of front cover. According to colophon page, this is one of a limited edition of 450 copies. Listed as publication 127 of The Book Club of California. Copyright page dated 1967. 15 page introduction, followed by 20 large, high-quality color illustration plates of political cartoons from "The Wasp", a 19th c. satirical weekly magazine in San Francisco. Each plate is accompanied by a description of the cartoon on a separate page. Binding good and tight. Pages clean and square. Since this is an oversized book, extra shipping will be required for international or priority shipping. Bookseller Inventory # Fred7-2017
Book Description San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1967. Sm. folio. [vi] + pp. 20 colour plates with accompanying letterpress, including 5 double page plates. Very lightly soiled original gilt lettered cloth. One of 450 Copies.Publication 127 of The Book Club of California. Additional postage may be necessary US$47. Bookseller Inventory # 221558
Book Description The Book Club of California, San Francisco, California, 1967. Hardcover. Book Condition: Collectible-As New. First Edition. "Publication No. 127", 450 copies printed by the Plantin Press. 15, XX plates with commentary; bound in gray cloth boards with gilt lettering on the cover and spine. The Wasp was an illustrated weekly magazine devoted to social and political satire from 1876 for eighteen years. Original invoice for $48.30 from 1967 laid in. Bookseller Inventory # 12125
Book Description The Book Club of California,, San Francisco, 1967. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Limited Edition.  + 15 +  p. 22 plates (20 color, including 5 double-page plates). Selection of cartoons dating from 1876 to 1890, originally printed in chromolithography, reproduced in facsimile, with comments on each. One of 450 copies printed by Saul and Lillian Marks at The Plantin Press, with binding by the Earle Gray Bindery. Bookseller Inventory # 025746
Book Description San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1967. First edition, limited to 450 copies printed at the Plantin Press. Publication #127. Fine in salt-and-pepper cloth with gilt titles (replicating the Wasp logo) to front cover and spine. Folio. Twenty color reproductions (five double-spread) of cartoons published in the San Francisco weekly, whose staff boasted Ambrose Bierce as editor and columnist, and illustrators G. Frederick Keller, Solly Walter, Joseph D. Strong, and Henry Barkhaus. Bookseller Inventory # 1535900
Book Description The Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1967. Book Condition: Fine. 1st edition (Olmsted 127). Unpaginated. With color illustrations. 4to. Prospectus laid in. Ltd. to 450 cc. Grey cloth binding with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Bookseller Inventory # 19246
Book Description San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1967., 1967. The Wasp was an illustrated weekly magazine devoted to social and political satire which was published from 1876 to well after the turn of the twentieth century. It was published by the Korbel brothers, who were born in Czechoslovakia and came to California in the early 1860s. The brothers are of best known for producing champagne, and their winery continues today. Folio. Twenty full- or double-page reproductions of colored lithographs. Gray cloth with front cover and spine stamped in gilt. A fine copy. With original prospectus laid in. One of 450 copies, printed by Saul and Lillian Marks at the Plantin Press, Los Angeles. Bookseller Inventory # 11991