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image of B.A.R. Bay Area Reporter: the catalyst for all factions of the Gay Community; vol. 2, #14, July 12, 1972; S.I.R. Burns - Arson

B.A.R. Bay Area Reporter: the catalyst for all factions of the Gay Community; vol. 2, #14, July 12, 1972; S.I.R. Burns - Arson

by Bentley, Paul & Bob Ross, editors and publishers, W. E. Beardhemphl, Donald McLean, Don Jackson, Terry Alan Smith, Jay Noonan, Chuck Thayer, Mr. Marcus, Don Cavallo, Lou Greene, Sweetlips, et al.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1972
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£18.49

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San Francisco: Benro Ent, 1972. Magazine. [32p] including covers, 8.5x11 inches, photos, ads, listings, reviews, features, lightly-worn and toned else very good pastebound newsprint entertainment magazine. Cover story on the explosion and fire at the Society for Individual Rights auditorium on July 9th, 1972.
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image of Morison Suspension Furnaces. Furnace Fronts and Doors for Marine Boilers. manufactured in the United States solely by The Continental Iron Works, New York, 1906, N.Y. (borough of Brooklyn.)

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New York: The Continental Iron Works, 1906. Pamphlet. 30p., profuse photoillustrations and diagrams with text and statistics, printed in black and red every leaf on high-gloss alkaline heavy paperstock, softbound, a pamplet in 11.5x9 inch self-wraps. Disbound (once sewn, only stab-holes remain) and missing a leaf: pagination is consistent except for leaf 3/4 which is absent. This leaf's terminal… Read more
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image of Establissements Fred Miege [catalog, price list, order form and two folders]

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Chambery, France: Establissements Fred Miege, 1930. Collection of items from the French company that specialized in fire-fighting equipment. Catalog: 40p., wraps bound with metal brads, 11.25 x 9.25 inches landscape format, profusely illus., wraps edgeworn with a few small stains and small closed tears, rear wrap sunned along edges else good condition. Price list: 23p., stapled wraps,… Read more
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£48.07
image of Paris et ses Ruines en Mai 1871 precede d'un coup-d'oeil sur Paris, de 1860 a 1870 et d'une introduction historique; monuments, vues, scenes historiques, descriptions, histoire. Dessins et lithographies par MM. Sabatier, Philppe Benoist, Jules David, Eugene Ciceri, Bachelier, Felix Benoist, A. Adam, Jules Gaildrau. Deuxieme edition

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Paris: Henri Charpentier, Editeur, 1873. Hardcover. viii, 86p., twenty fullpage litho'd plates (complete run) in good shape, intact also as to text. Hardbound folio in 19.2x13 inch red cloth boards gilt, shows signs of a long-ago restoration to spine: relatively new red cloth (smooth) shows beneath the original red cloth (textured) along both joints and the head (head rim… Read more
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£295.80
image of Phenoxy Herbicides: annotated bibliography - March 1979 [Folded mailing with cover letter addressed to Vietnam Veterans Against the War]

Phenoxy Herbicides: annotated bibliography - March 1979 [Folded mailing with cover letter addressed to Vietnam Veterans Against the War]

by Citizens Against Aerial Application of Phenoxy Herbicides (CAAAPH)

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Published
1979
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£11.09

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Mondocino, CA: CAAAPH, 1979. 8p., 8.5x14 inch stapled mimeographed packet, with cover letter, in torn original envelope. The group was soliciting information from the VVAW, which had done work on Agent Orange, about the effects on firefighters when working in areas that had been sprayed with herbicides.
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image of Facing Disaster; A Centennial Postcard Album of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire April 18 to 21, 1906

Facing Disaster; A Centennial Postcard Album of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire April 18 to 21, 1906

by Presenters: The San Francisco Bay Area Post Card Club. Lewis Baer, editor

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2006
ISBN
9780977775804
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£18.49

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Penngrove CA: the club, 2006. Paperback. vi, 101p., printed on coated alkaline paperstock featuring profuse captioned cards well-laid-out and reproduced beautifully, whether the originals were sepia, tinted, fully colorized or with spot-color, expect visual variety. Many (perhaps most) images here have never or seldom appeared in facsimile, certainly not the charred corpse item. Softbound in 11x8.5 inch decorated wraps,… Read more
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image of WFS Quarterly [28 issues]

WFS Quarterly [28 issues]

by Floren, Terese M., editor

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1995
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Dayton, Ohio: Women in Fire Suppression / Women in the Fire Service, 1995. Twenty-eight issues of the newsletter, spanning the period from Spring 1986 to Summer 1995. Issues present are the unnumbered Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter 1986, Spring, Summer, and Fall 1987, Winter 1987-1988, Spring, Summer, and Fall 1988, Winter 1988-89, Spring, Summer, and Fall 1989,… Read more
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Native notes from the land of earthquakes & fire

by Sanchez, Thomas, illustrated by Stephanie Sanchez

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1979
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Inverness, CA: Sandpiper Press, 1979. 35p., 6.5x10 inches, illustrations, one of 785 copies printed; very good chapbook in orange pictorial wraps. Sanchez's memoir of the Second Great Coyote Fire in Santa Barbara where he had recently moved after the sale of "Rabbit Boss" to Hollywood.
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image of The Village of New Paltz; 100 Years of Community Life

The Village of New Paltz; 100 Years of Community Life

by Centennial Committee

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Published
1987
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New Paltz NY: [Chamber of Commerce], 1987. Paperback. 125p., printed on glazed alkaline paperstock featuring period and contemporary photos with captions and a running text, oversize softbound measuring 12x9 inches. Mild edgewear, a seller's markings on the front free endsheet, no other markings, clean and sound.
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image of Hart Mountain Hotshots, books 1-6: The Hotshot Brotherhood, Brokeback Buddies, Drive My Engine, Rookie, South Patrol Pounding, Shower of Power_Wild Nights of Heat [six books] Hot gay erotica

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no place: Self-published by the author @ 4Fun Pub, 2014. Paperback. Six books, unpaginated, slim glossy first edition paperbacks in hot pictorial wraps. Very short, hot, gay stories about the Hart Mountain Hotshots, a gay fire crew.
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image of An Address, to the Massachusetts Charitable Fire Society; Delivered Before the Members, at Their Seventeenth Anniversary Meeting May 31st, 1811. [with] An Address to the Massachusetts Charitable Fire Society, at Their Annual Meeting, Oct. 10, 1817. [two items together]

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Boston: Printed by Russell and Cutler / Printed by Chester Stebbins / for the Society, 1817. Respectively 28, 24p., each a disbound pamphlet in 8.5x5 inch self-wraps describable similarly as slightly edgeworn with traces of old calf adhering along spine, both mildly foxed, good copies. The 1817 item by Gray is signed by him upper corner titlepage, this signature… Read more
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Samurai warfare

by Turnbull, Stephen

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1997
ISBN
9781854094322
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£8.87

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London: Arms and Armour Press, 1997. 158p., printed double-column with sidebars on coated paperstock, b&w and color period images, diagrams, maps, 9.5x7.5 inch glossy color wraps. Mild edgewear, a very good copy.
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Trance

by Alvarez Pupo, Jorge Luis

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2003
ISBN
9780972143660
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Santa Monica: Percival Press, 2003. Hardcover. Unpaginated, perhaps 40p. of thick high-quality paperstock, some philosophical text (we are witnessing actual divination, &c) and minimalist captions, b&w ritual photographs throughout in laminated pictorial 9x6 inch boards; a very good copy. Stated to be in a run of 1,000 copies only. FYI, text in facing Spanish and English, is by Mabel… Read more
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image of City of Alameda 1925 pension ordinance amendment collection

City of Alameda 1925 pension ordinance amendment collection

by Alameda City Council

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Published
1925
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Alameda, CA: author, 1925. 11p plus 3 newspaper clippings, 8.5 x 11 inches,typed letters and public statements by the Alameda City Council in opposing an 1925 amendment to the pension ordinance proposed by the local fire fighters and police departments, includes an analysis of the amendment by the city manager containing a comparison of present and proposed salaries, one… Read more
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image of 18th Annual Firemen's Muster: programme for the events of Sat. and Sun. May 5_6, 1979, Columbia State Historic Park

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Columbia: The Association, 1979. [20p] including covers, 7x8.5 inches, illustrated with local advertising, very good program in gray stapled pictorial wraps. This may actually be the 19th Muster as we are in possession of the previous year's Muster program which also states 18th Muster.
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image of 18th Annual Firemen's Muster: programme for the events of Sat. and Sun. May 6_7, 1978, Columbia State Historic Park

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Columbia: The Association, 1978. [20p] including covers, 7x8.5 inches, illustrated with local advertising, very good program in blue stapled pictorial wraps.
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image of Workers' Press. The political organ of the Marxist-Leninist Collective

Workers' Press. The political organ of the Marxist-Leninist Collective

by Marxist-Leninist Collective

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Published
1978
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£13.31

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San Francisco, CA: Marxist-Leninist Collective, 1978. 4p., 8.5x11 inch sheets stapled together at upper left, no numbering. Two issues stapled together. Content focuses on the Firefighters' strike at Triple A, in the Hunters Point shipyard.
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image of Chaparral Management Program: Final Environmental Impact Report, May 18, 1981  [with]  Chaparral Management, Comments Received on the Draft, with Replies  [two volumes

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Sacramento: California Department of Forestry, 1981. 152p. plus appendices; together with a thicker volume featuring public responses, variously paginated and also in wraps, paired productions, 8.5x11 inches. Both moderately worn with minor soiling, titles penned on spines, ownership signatures.
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£25.88
image of Proceedings of the sixty-third annual convention of the International Association of Fire Chiefs held in Knoxville, Tenn. September 24 - 27, 1935

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New York: The Association, 1935. 206p., very good in original printed wraps.
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image of Visit of Chief Keith P. Calden of San Francisco to Durham County Fire Brigade, England Monday 21st July 1975

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no place: no publisher, 1975. [14p.]9x13 inches, illustrated with news clippings and photos expertly laid down, very good in original leatherette boards with ribbon binding. Scrapbook recording the Fire Chief's visit to the UK. Two newspaper clippings (no indication of which papers) with photos, captions and short article. Seventeen approx. 5x7 inch b&w prints of the Chief… Read more
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£36.98