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Image for California. A Guide to the Golden State.  Compiled and written by the Federal Writer's Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of California.

California. A Guide to the Golden State. Compiled and written by the Federal Writer's Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of California.

By: (AMERICAN GUIDE SERIES).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Hastings House: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8459

Condition: Very Good condition


xxxi, 713 pp.; 8vo; green cloth lettered in dark green; map in rear pocket; sections of beautiful photogravure plates throughout; many maps; drawings and other reproductions. Moderate age toning to spine and edges; some minor spotting to foredge.During the 1930s in the United States, the Works Progress Administration developed the Federal Writers' Project to support writers and artists while making a national effort to document the country's shared history and cu... View more info

Image for Fine Maps & Views from the Collection of John W. Reps.  (With prices realized laid in)

Fine Maps & Views from the Collection of John W. Reps. (With prices realized laid in)

By: (AUCTION CATALOG).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Swann Galleries: 1999

Seller ID: 8451

Condition: Fine condition


Illustrated white wrappers; 363 items offered; b&w and color reproductions throughout. View more info

Image for The Markers. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, May 29 - July 26, 1981.

The Markers. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, May 29 - July 26, 1981.

By: (EXHIBITION CATALOG).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Museum of Modern Art: 1981

Seller ID: 8413

Condition: Near Fine condition


23 pp.; 4to; illustrated white wrappers. Introduction by Van Deren Coke. Light soil to wraps.On the tradition of 'marking' a photograph from the scratching out of an image on an ambrotype or tintype, Frank Eugene at the turn of the century embellishing his negatives, to modern methods. View more info

Image for (5 Items plus ephemera): 1. The Holy Bible, The Great Light in Masonry, Containing the Old and New Testaments; 2. Constitution of The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of California, 1953; 3. Book of the Master Mason; 4. Book of the Fellow Craft; 5. Book of the Entered Apprentice.

(5 Items plus ephemera): 1. The Holy Bible, The Great Light in Masonry, Containing the Old and New Testaments; 2. Constitution of The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of California, 1953; 3. Book of the Master Mason; 4. Book of the Fellow Craft; 5. Book of the Entered Apprentice.

By: (MASONIC ORDER).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: J. Holman Co.: (1957)

Seller ID: 8445

Condition: Near Fine condition


The three booklets in wraps are Grand Lodge F. & A. M. of California, 1960. Bible in blue leatherette lettered and decorated in gilt, in original box. Owner's name and dates for Initiation, Passed, and Raised on Presentation Page; numerous names filled in for the Signatures, and Visiting Brethren and Friends sections in the preliminary pages. Includes Holman Co., Masonic bookmark. In addition: 3 coaching cards printed on both sides for First, Second, and Third Degrees, ... View more info

Image for Illustrations of Contra Costa Co. California with Historical Sketches.

Illustrations of Contra Costa Co. California with Historical Sketches.

By: (SMITH & ELLIOTT.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fresno, Valley Publishers: 1979

Edition: 2nd Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8343

Condition: Fine condition


57 pp.; oblong folio; black cloth lettered in gilt; full page reproductions of the original lithographs, 2 full page color maps, and other reproductions, ads. Facsimile of original county history of 1879 published by Smith & Elliott. View more info

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Perfidia.

By: (STUDIO SCARABEE) ADRI BOON, RAF THUNNISSEN, FIONA HANNAARTM, ET AL.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Den Haag, Studio Scarabee: (c. 1979)

Seller ID: 8406

Condition: Near Fine condition


36 pp.; 4to; photo-illustrated, stapled gray & white wrappers; black & white photographs; illustrations, drawings; text primarily in Dutch, some English. Only records are two copies listed in WorldCat, both in the Netherlands. Laid in is a newsletter for the Magic Theatre, in San Francisco announcing a two week performance of Perfidia, with descriptive text. Also laid in, a one page mimeograph "English translations, Studio Scarabee's Perfidia" which translates th... View more info

Image for The First Half Century. The Sacramento Book Collectors Club 1939-1989, Dedicated to the Printed Word.  With a bibliography of the club's publications compiled by Vincent J. Lozito.

The First Half Century. The Sacramento Book Collectors Club 1939-1989, Dedicated to the Printed Word. With a bibliography of the club's publications compiled by Vincent J. Lozito.

By: ALLAN R. OTTLEY; ROBERT YOUNG, JR., FREDERIC R. GUNSKY AND MARTIN HUFF; MICHAEL HARRISON.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sacramento, The Sacramento Book Collectors Club: 1989

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8490

Condition: Fine condition


"In addition of about 250 copies" ; 68 pp.; printed yellow wrappers; photograph; reproductions of title pages. Designed by Susan Acker, typset by Karen Teague and Debra Turner; binding by John Lathourakis. Forward by Gary Kurutz. View more info

Image for Vineyard Tales. Reflections on Wine. (Inscribed by the author).

Vineyard Tales. Reflections on Wine. (Inscribed by the author).

By: ASHER, GERALD.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: (1996)

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 8428

ISBN: 0811812677

Condition: Fine condition


Inscribed on front endpaper: "For James Robertson, with best wishes, Gerald Asher, January 15th, 1997." Roberstson was a noted publisher and fine printer at Yolla Bolly Press. 287 pp.; black cloth, without dust jacket as issued. View more info

Image for The United States, With an Excursion into Mexico. A Handbook for Travellers, 1893.  New Introduction by Henry Steele Commager.

The United States, With an Excursion into Mexico. A Handbook for Travellers, 1893. New Introduction by Henry Steele Commager.

By: BAEDEKER, KARL.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., De Capo Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8446

ISBN: 0306713411

Condition: Very Good condition in Very Good jacket


516 pp.; 8vo; cloth in price-clipped, pictorial jacket; folding color map frontis and 17 maps throughout including double page and folding, in color; 23 plans. Minor sprinkle of foxing on foredge of the last 30 pages, and rear edge of jacket flap, else a very crisp copy. View more info

Image for The Roman Triumph.

The Roman Triumph.

By: BEARD, MARY.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA; London, Harvard University Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8502

ISBN: 0674026136

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


434 pp., incl. notes, bibliography, index; 8vo; cloth in pictorial jacket. View more info

Image for Egypt, Imperialism & Revolution.  Translated by Jean Stewart.

Egypt, Imperialism & Revolution. Translated by Jean Stewart.

By: BERQUE, JACQUES.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Praeger: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8501

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap


736 pp., incl. glossary, indexes; 8vo; cloth in black dust jacket; illustrated with four sections of plates containing historical photographs and other reproductions. View more info

Image for Summoned By Bells.  With three autograph letters, signed.

Summoned By Bells. With three autograph letters, signed.

By: BETJEMAN, JOHN.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8351

Condition: Near fine condition in poor jacket.


111 pp.; 8vo; green cloth, spine lettered in gilt; covers with decorative bell motif in blind; endpapers also decorated with bells. Bookplate in Greek letters of Sir Michael and Lady Stewart on the verso of free endpaper, causing some offset to half-title; a few pen point marks bottom edge of text-block. In dust jacket with loss of a bit more than half of the spine, chipped at crown, smudge a lower front edge. Two page print out of previous catalog entry from James Fergu... View more info

Image for (Two Titles) Union & Emancipation, Essays on Politics and Race in the Civil War Era. Together with Simpson's: Let Us Have Peace, Ulysses S. Grant and the Politics of War and Reconstruction.

(Two Titles) Union & Emancipation, Essays on Politics and Race in the Civil War Era. Together with Simpson's: Let Us Have Peace, Ulysses S. Grant and the Politics of War and Reconstruction.

By: BLIGHT, DAVID W. AND BROOKS D. SIMPSON, ED.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio; Chapel Hill, Kent State; University of North Carolina Press: 1997;1991

Seller ID: 8410

ISBN: 0873385659

Condition: Fine condition in fine jackets


8vo; cloth in dust jackets. View more info

Image for The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas  Volume 28, Number 1; Spring 1984

The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas Volume 28, Number 1; Spring 1984

By: BLOOM, JOHN PORTER, ED.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies at UOP: 1984

Seller ID: 8536

Condition: Fine condition


4to; pictorial wrappers; articles and book reviews; illustrated with historical photographs and other reproductions. View more info

Image for The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas  Volume 26, Number 4; winter 1982

The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas Volume 26, Number 4; winter 1982

By: BLOOM, JOHN PORTER, ED.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies at UOP: 1982

Seller ID: 8538

Condition: Fine condition


4to; pictorial wrappers; articles and book reviews; illustrated with historical photographs and other reproductions. View more info

Image for The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas  Volume 26, Number 1; Spring 1982

The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas Volume 26, Number 1; Spring 1982

By: BLOOM, JOHN PORTER, ED.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies at UOP: 1982

Seller ID: 8539

Condition: Fine condition


4to; pictorial wrappers; articles and book reviews; illustrated with historical photographs and other reproductions. View more info

Image for The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas  Volume 25, Number 4; Winter 1981

The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas Volume 25, Number 4; Winter 1981

By: BLOOM, JOHN PORTER, ED.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies at UOP: 1981

Seller ID: 8540

Condition: Fine condition


4to; pictorial wrappers; articles and book reviews; illustrated with historical photographs and other reproductions. View more info

Image for The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas  Volume 27, Number 4; Winter 1983

The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas Volume 27, Number 4; Winter 1983

By: BLOOM, JOHN PORTER, EDITOR.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies at UOP: 1983

Seller ID: 8537

Condition: Fine condition


4to; pictorial wrappers; articles and book reviews; illustrated with historical photographs and other reproductions. View more info

Image for (Two Titles): A California of the Middle Border, The Kern River Country, 1772-1880. Together with Sierra Prologue, Recollections of the Kern Frontier.

(Two Titles): A California of the Middle Border, The Kern River Country, 1772-1880. Together with Sierra Prologue, Recollections of the Kern Frontier.

By: BOYD, WILLIAM HARLAND; ARDIS M. WALKER.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Havilah Press; Kern County Historical Society: 1972; 1938

Edition: 1st Editions

Seller ID: 8456

Condition: Near Fine condition


Middle Border: 226 pp.; 8vo; cloth in printed tan paper jacket; illustrated with photographs, maps, and other reproductions. Limited to 1500 copies. Jacket slightly age toned at extremities with a couple of chips. Fine in near fine jacket protected in mylar. Sierra Prologue is the Fourth Annual Kern County Historical Soc. publication; 23 pp.; stapled, printed gray wraps with light age toning at extremities. View more info

Image for (Three Titles) Avalanche (inscribed with holograph note signed); Gentlemen, I Address You Privately; Plagued by the Nightingale.

(Three Titles) Avalanche (inscribed with holograph note signed); Gentlemen, I Address You Privately; Plagued by the Nightingale.

By: BOYLE, KAY.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster; Southern Illinois University Press; Capra Press: 1944, 1966, 1991

Seller ID: 8396

Condition: Good condition


8vo; cloth in dust jackets. Avalanche with bumped corners and some mild rubbing to spine, in price-clipped jacket with wear at corners, closed tear, soil back cover. The other titles in fine condition. Avalanche inscribed by the author in pen on front endpaper "October, 1978, Love and admiration to Israel - Kay, San Francisco." The note also in pen on a scrap from a theater handbill or program, " dear Irving, We are very disappointed - house sold out... View more info