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Keepsakes & miscellanea

 

Before the Dismal Science: Selections from the Gustave Gimon Collection of French Political Economy 

Published in conjunction with an exhibit to commemorate the Stanford University Libraries' acquisition of the Gustave Gimon Collection of French Political Economy, one of the finest collections of rare books and manuscripts documenting the rise of what Thomas Carlyle dismissively described as the "dismal science", this keepsake describes the exhibit and the items chosen to represent the collection. Richly illustrated.  

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Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
Stanford: Stanford University , 1975.

A guide to the archive of Cannery Row, a gift of the W.R. Hewlett Foundation and Mr. and Mrs. Warren R. Howell, including manuscripts, corrected typescript, corrected galleys, advance proof copy, and first edition.

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The William Saroyan Collection at Stanford 

This keepsake reproduces a selection of previously unpublished letters from Saroyan to such notables as Tennessee Williams, Ernest Hemingway, Robert E. Sherwood, Sean O'Faolain, and H.L. Mencken; it was produced in honor of the decision by the Trustees of the William Saroyan Foundation to transfer ownership of the Saroyan Collection to Stanford University.

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Yvor Winters and Janet Lewis: A Centenary Tribute to the Poets
Stanford University Libraries and the Stanford Humanities Center, 2000.

Fine press limited edition portfolio containing two poems in broadside format honoring the memory of Arthur Yvor Winters (1900–1968) and Janet Lewis Winters (1899–1999), with commorative and interpretive texts by Kenneth Fields, Dick Davis, and Turner Cassity, in portfolio enclosure.

“A Summer Commentary” by Yvor Winters
“River” by Janet Lewis
Designed by Becky Fischbach and printed letterpress by The Yolla Bolly Press. Deluxe edition includes Iris-print portraits of the poets, and Twinrocker handmade paper portfolio.

Frameable eloquence.

Standard edition: $20

Deluxe edition: $42