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Image for Prism, October '95, Central America and Mexico, from El Norte to Jamay; Dolores Huerta; Banda Fugaz.

Prism, October '95, Central America and Mexico, from El Norte to Jamay; Dolores Huerta; Banda Fugaz.

By: MITROVICH, VELO, ED.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, San Francisco State Dept. of Journalism: 1995

Seller ID: 9228

Condition: Very Good condition


31 pp.; 15" x 11.5"; articles, photographs, illustrations, ads. Horizontal fold crease across middel; moderate tanning to paper. View more info

Australians and the Gold Rush. California and Down Under, 1849-1854.

By: MONAGHAN, JAY.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles, University Of California Press: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8907

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


Cloth, photographic frontis; in price clipped dust jackett with a chip to leading lower front corner tip. Includes a section of plates containing photographs and other reproductions. Bibliography & index. View more info

Image for U. S. Marine Operations in Korea, 1950 - 1953 [5 volumes, complete].

U. S. Marine Operations in Korea, 1950 - 1953 [5 volumes, complete].

By: MONTROSS, LYNN, NICHOLAS A. CANZONA.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Historical Branch, G-3, U. S. Marine Corps: 1954-1972

Seller ID: 8952

Condition: Good Condition


Ex- Mechanic's Institute Library with the usual treatments including bookplate; hand or perforation stamps on title page. Call number removal remnants on spine. 5 vols.; 8vo; gray cloth lettered in gilt; map endpapers; many sections of plates containing black & white photographs; maps throughout. Volume 1: The Pusan Perimeter; Volume 2: The Inchon-Seoul Operation; Volume 3: The Chosin Reservoir Campaign; Volume 4: The East-Central Front; Volume 5: Operations in West Korea. View more info

The Toughest Gang in Town, Police Stories from Old San Francisco [ Inscribed by the author with signed letter].

By: Mullen, Kevin J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Novato, CA, Noir Publications: 2005

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 4765

ISBN: 0926664093

Condition: Fine condition


Inscribed to author and historian Judith Robinson, "who helped, Kevin Mullen, '05"; also, a one page holograph letter to Robinson by the author regarding publication of the book; along with other clippings, articles, notes, laid in. 266 pp.; 8vo; illustrated wrappers. Black & white period photographs.Fascinating, true, but little-known episodes about the dark side of San Francisco's criminal justice history, by a former Deputy Police Chief of The City. View more info

Image for The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas  Volume 25, Number 3; Fall 1981

The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas Volume 25, Number 3; Fall 1981

By: MURPHY, LAWRENCE R., ED.

Price: $20.00

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

Seller ID: 8541

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 1; Spring 1981

The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas Volume 25, Number 1; Spring 1981

By: MURPHY, LAWRENCE R., ED.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies at UOP: 1986

Edition: 25th Anniversary Issue

Seller ID: 8542

Condition: Fine condition


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

San Francisco's Reign of Terror.

By: Myers, John Myers.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5020

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket, in Mylar Wrap


Inscribed by the author on front endpaper: "All the best to C. M. Ozorio, . . . with his San Francisco's Reign of Terror, what really happened in your town." 301 pp.; 8vo. gray cloth in illustrated red jacket; illustrations. When the Vigilantes turned the city into a police dictatorship. View more info

Image for The San Saba Papers: A Documentary Account of the Founding and Destruction of San Saba Mission.

The San Saba Papers: A Documentary Account of the Founding and Destruction of San Saba Mission.

By: NATHAN, PAUL D., TRANSLATED BY; EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY LESLEY BYRD SIMPSON.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Francisco, John Howell - Books: (1959)

Seller ID: 9222

Condition: Fine condition


156 pp.; 4to; red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, in clear mylay cover. Folding map in rear pocket in fine condition. View more info

Image for [Two Titles]: The City of the Plain, Sacramento in the Nineteenth Century [together with] Sacramento, an Illustrated History: 1839 to 1874, from Sutter's Fort to Capital City.

[Two Titles]: The City of the Plain, Sacramento in the Nineteenth Century [together with] Sacramento, an Illustrated History: 1839 to 1874, from Sutter's Fort to Capital City.

By: NEASHAM, V. AUBREY AND JAMES E. HENLEY; THOR SEVERSON.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sacramento; San Francisco, The Sacramento Pioneer Foundation; California Historical Society: 1969; 1975

Edition: 1st Edition; Bicentennial Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8687

Condition: Fine condition


230; 207 pp.; 4tos; cloth; Illustrated History in dust jacket; both profusely illustrated with historical photographs and other reproductions. View more info

The Surrender of Santiago. An Account of the Historic Surrender of Santiago to General Shafter, July 17, 1898.

By: Norris, Frank.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Paul Elder: 1917

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 6826

Condition: Fine condition


i-vi, 26 pp.; 16mo; frontis photo of Gen. Shafter; wrappers printed in soft orange and black, sting ties; issued by Paul Elder & Co. at their Tomoye Press."Apparently a keepsake for donors to the Red Cross Funds. Prior periodical publication as "Untold Thrilling Account of Santiago's Surrender". [McElrath D2] View more info

Image for The Hudson's Bay Company's First Fur Brigade to the Sacramento Valley: Alexander McLeod's 1829 Hunt.

The Hudson's Bay Company's First Fur Brigade to the Sacramento Valley: Alexander McLeod's 1829 Hunt.

By: NUNIS, DOYCE B. JR, INTRODUCED AND EDITED BY.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sacramento, The Sacramento Book Collector's Club: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8812

Condition: Fine condition


59 pp., incl. bibliography, index, notes to document; 4to; light orange cloth lettered in gilt; map of the Territory of Oregon; errata slip tipped in; some pages unopened. Printed by Alfred & Lawton Kennedy. View more info

The Bidwell-Bartleson Party, 1841 California Emigrant Adventure. The Documents and Memoirs of the Overland Pioneers.

By: Nunis, Doyce B., Jr., ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Santa Cruz, CA, Western Tnager Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2341

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


294 pps, index, appendices; 4to; blue cloth in pictorial dust jacket; map endpapers; full page portrait photos; 14 p. section of reproductions of the overland trail drawings of Nicholas Point, S. J.Band Book XVIII, The Los Angeles Corral of the Westerners. View more info

Scenes of Wonder & Curiosity from Hutchings' California Magazine, 1856-4861. Embellished by three hundred engravings of California life and scenery.

By: OLMSTED, R. R., ED.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Howell-North: 1962

Edition: First Edition thus

Seller ID: 8138

Condition: Fine condition in Near Fine jacket


413 pp.; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket; map endpapers; reproductions throughout. Faint spot (less than a dime in size) top front edge of jacket, else very sharp.Facsimile reproduction of selections from California's earliest and best pictorial magazine. View more info

American Nightmare, The History of Jim Crow.

By: Packard, Jerrold M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., St. Martin's: 2003

Seller ID: 3595

ISBN: 031230241X

Condition: Near Fine condition


8vo; wrappers. Inscribed by author on half-title. Very slight tanning to page edges. View more info

Image for The Big Oak Flat Road.  History of the road from Stockton to the Yosemite Valley during the gold rush days, and of the traffic it carried.

The Big Oak Flat Road. History of the road from Stockton to the Yosemite Valley during the gold rush days, and of the traffic it carried.

By: PADEN, IRENE D., AND MARGARET E. SCHLICHTMANN.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, E.P. Schlichtmann: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8821

Condition: Fine condition


Limited to 1000 copies, designed & printed by Lawton Kennedy. Signed by both authors on front blank; 356 pp., frontis; incl. index, bibliography, appendices;notes; 8vo; blue cloth; illustrated with historical photographs; maps, including two folding. In clear mylar jacket. View more info

(Twor Titles) Merchants from Ararat: A Brief Survey of Armenian Trade Through the Ages Edited & revised by P. M. Manualian. Together with, A History of Armenia.

By: PAPAZIAN, K. S.; VAHAN M. KURKJIAN.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ararat Press; Armenian General Benevolent Union of America: 1979; 1964

Seller ID: 8444

Condition: Fine condition


Merchants: 56 pp.; 8vo; black wrappers; map of Historical Armenia; bibliography. Fine condition. A History: 526 pp.; blute cloth in red jacket with trivial wear at edges. View more info

Image for [Two Titles]: Delusions and Discoveries, Studies on India in the British Imagination, together with; Return to Punjab.

[Two Titles]: Delusions and Discoveries, Studies on India in the British Imagination, together with; Return to Punjab.

By: PARRY, BENITA; PRAKASH TANDON.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles, University Of California Press: 1972;1981

Seller ID: 8622

Condition: Very good condition in fine jackets


8vo; cloth; dust jackets. Delusions fine in fine jacket; Return to Punjab good condition with foxing to foredge, in fine jacket. View more info

Image for The Lands of St. Peter,The Papal State in the Middle Ages and the Early Renaissance.

The Lands of St. Peter,The Papal State in the Middle Ages and the Early Renaissance.

By: PARTNER, PETER.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles, University Of California Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9288

ISBN: 0520021819

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


471 pp.; tall 8vo; cloth in price-clipped jacket; half-tone illustrations, maps. View more info

Image for The Journey of Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, 1540-1542.  As told by Pedro de Castan~eda, Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, and others. Translated and edited by George Parker Winship with additional notes and an introduction by Frederick Webb Hodge . . . The initials are by Fred Glauser ; and the illustrations by Arvilla Parker.

The Journey of Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, 1540-1542. As told by Pedro de Castan~eda, Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, and others. Translated and edited by George Parker Winship with additional notes and an introduction by Frederick Webb Hodge . . . The initials are by Fred Glauser ; and the illustrations by Arvilla Parker.

By: PEDRO DE CASTAN~EDA, FRANCISCO VAZQUEZ DE CORONADO, ET AL.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Grabhorn Press: 1933

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8559

Condition: Very Good condition


550 copies printed. i-xxviii, 134 pp.; (p.135-136) notes; 4to; cloth, spine lettered in orange; title and headings printed in Franciscan type, specially designed for the Press by Frederic Goudy, and here used for the first time.(Heller & Magee 195). Minor cover wear; spine lettering a bit dull; moderate tanning to endpapers;unopened. Bookplate of The Society of California Pioneers, San Francisco, tipped in on front pastedown. View more info

First Across the Rhine: The 291st Engineer Combat Battalion in France, Belgium, and Germany.

By: PERGRIN, DAVID & ERIC HAMMEL.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Pacifica Press: 1999

Seller ID: 8170

ISBN: 093555341X

Condition: As New


337 pp., incl. index & appendices; 8vo; white wrappers; illustrations, maps. View more info