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Image for Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry . . . for the Southern Jurisdiction.

Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry . . . for the Southern Jurisdiction.

By: PIKE, ALBERT.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: L. H. Jenkins: 1925

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8027

Condition: Very Good condition


iii-v,861 pp.; plus Digest-Index, iii-iv, 218 pp.; maroon cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Light rubbing to corners; moderate tanning to extremities of endpapers. Ownership name in red pen front endpaper: "C. L. Beacham, Pasadena California, February 9, 1929." View more info

Image for [Four of Five Volumes, 2 through 5] Time of the Bells; The Silver Dons; The Glory Years; Gold in the Sun.

[Four of Five Volumes, 2 through 5] Time of the Bells; The Silver Dons; The Glory Years; Gold in the Sun.

By: POURADE, RICHARD F.; COMMISSIONED BY JAMES C. COPLEY.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Diego, The Union-Tribune Pub. Co.: 1961-1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8908

Condition: Very Good condition in Near Fine jackets


Various printings; 4to; cloth in dust jackets; all lavishly illustrated with drawings many full page with color; photographs; maps; facsimiles. Light offset tanning from flaps to front endpapers, Gold in the Sun with offset impression from price sticker lower corner front endpaper. Jackets with minor occasional rubbing, overall very crisp.Four of seven volumes in the ambitious publishing project by the unabashedly conservative Copley, CEO of the Union-Tribune Group. View more info

Image for Pioneer Skiing in California.

Pioneer Skiing in California.

By: POWER, ROBERT H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Vacaville CA, Nut Tree: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8983

Condition: Fine condition


26 pp.; 8vo; illustrated blue self-wraps; many illustrations including b&w photographs, map, and other reproductions. Scarce. View more info

The History of Fort Riley.

By: PRIDE, W. F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: By the author: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8422

Condition: Near Fine condition


Brown cloth lettered in black; two folding maps; photographs. Faint sticker remnant front pastedown, else fine. View more info

Early British Balloon Posts. A record of the first attempts to carry mail by balloon in Great Britain, with a chapter on Dr. Barton and his dirigible airship.

By: Pringle, John, M. D.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Manchester, Privately Printed: c. 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3837

Condition: Very Good condition


125 pp.; 8vo; original blue cloth stamped in gilt; numerous photographs, 3 facsimile color plates; reproductions; maps. Light wear to extremities; fading to cloth rear cover. View more info

Directory of the county of Placer for the year 1861 : containing a history of the county, and of the different towns in the county, with the names of inhabitants and every thing appertaining to a complete directory / compiled by R.J. Steele, James P. Bull, and F.I. Houston.

By: R.J. Steele, James P. Bull, and F.I. Houston, compilers.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Auburn, CA, Placer County Historical Society: 1989

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8010

Condition: Near Fine condition


208 pp.; 8vo; printed white wrappers; reproductions of period advertisements throughout. Minor age toning at edges. View more info

Catalogue 52, Americana. A Selection of Printed and Manuscript Materials Relating to the Western Hemisphere, Hawaii, and the Philippine Islands.

By: Reed, Richard B. compiler, ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, John Howell Books: 1980

Seller ID: 2297

Condition: Fine condition


Printed wrappers. View more info

Mormons and the Discovery of Gold.

By: RICKETTS, NORMA BALDWIN.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sacramento, Primm Printing: 1982

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 8898

Condition: Fine condition


43 pp.; 8vo; illustrated wrappers; illustrations, map. View more info

(2 Titles): Spudding In, Recollections of Pioneer Days in the California Oil Fields; together with, Oildorado, Boom Times on the West Side.

By: Rintoul, William.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fresno, Valley Publishers: 1978

Seller ID: 8073

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good jackets


240 & 241 pp.; 4to; cloth in dust jackets; illustrated with photographs, maps,diagrams, and other reproductions. Rubbing to edges of red jacket on Oildorado; other jacket near fine. View more info

Transformation in Malaya.

By: Robinson, J. B. Perry.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5168

Condition: Very Good condition in Very Good jacket, with protective Mylar Wrap


8vo; cloth; offset tanning from jacket flap front endpaper; ownership hand stamp address in red, front endpaper. In dust jacket with light wear at corners, soil to white back panel. View more info

San Francisco Earthquake & Fire, 75th Anniversary, Special Souvenir Edition, 1906-1981 [cover title].

By: Ross, Ron, compiler.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Anselmo, Ron Ross Productions: 1981

Seller ID: 3756

Condition: Fine condition


Unpaged [56pp.] 5" x 7"; stapled, pictorial white wrappers; approx. 50 full page reproductions of vintage earthquake phototgraphs. Inscribed by Ross on dedication page. View more info

Missionary and Mandarin. The Jesuits at the Court of China.

By: Rowbotham, Arnold H.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles, University Of California Press: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4600

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


374 pp., frontis; 8vo; cloth in price-clipped jacket with minor chip & wear rear top edge. Illustrated with 5 plate reproductions. Includes index, notes, bibliography. View more info

Missionary and Mandarin. The Jesuits at the Court of China.

By: Rowbotham, Arnold H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles, University Of California Press: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5062

Condition: Very Good condition


374 pp., frontis; 8vo; red cloth; 5 plate illustrations; includes notes, bibliography, index. Very light wear, soil; erasure scuff front endpaper; appears to be a repaired crack to paper along rear hinge. Binding remains firm, overall a clean copy. View more info

Carson Mansion & Ingomar Theatre: Cultural Adventures in California.

By: Sacks, Benjamin.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fresno, Valley Publishers: 1979

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8075

Condition: Fine condition in Near Fine jacket


One of 200 copies (printed on fronte pastedown), unnumbered & unsigned. 4to; cloth; black & white photographs. In dust jacket with light rubbing at edges. View more info

A History of Goldmining in New Zealand.

By: Salmon, J. H. M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, R. E. Owen: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6286

Condition: Fine condition in Near Fine jacket


309 pp.; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket; portrait frontis. Illustrated with numerous black & white photograhs, maps. Jacket with very light creasing at spine ends. View more info

The Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire 1906.

By: Saul, Eric and Don Denevi.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Celestial Arts: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4587

ISBN: 0890872880

Condition: Fine condition in fine jacket


First Printing. 168 pp., map frontis; oblong 8vo; cloth in dust jacket; period photographs throughout primarily from the San Francisco Public Library collection, as well as the Bancroft Library and Presidion Army Museum collections among others. View more info

The First Forty - Niner, and the story of the Golden Tea-Caddy.

By: Scherer, James A. B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Minton, Balch & Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7284

Condition: Very Good condition


127 pp., frontis portrait; 12mo; cloth backed boards; 5 plate reproductions. Rubbing to corner tips; ownership signature front endpaper.A sketch of Sam Brannan. [Cowan II., p. 571.] View more info

Hitler's Interpreter.

By: Schmidt, Dr. Paul .

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan: 1951

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 5060

Condition: Fine condition in Fair jacket


286 pp.; 8vo; red cloth, spine stamped in gilt; in red dust jacket with soil to white back panel, browning tape reinforcement along spine and at spine ends; tape repair to 2.5" closed tear front cover from top edge. Protected in mylar wrap."The secret history of German diplomacy, 1935-1945." View more info

The Borgers [Inscribed by the author].

By: Schmidt, Noel F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: No Place, By the author: [1989]

Seller ID: 1749

Condition: Fine condition


233 pp.; 8vo; photo-pictorial gray wrappers. Inscribed by the author on title page, "To Tom Holson, with my best wishes, Noel Schmidt, July 25th, 1989."The author tells of his mother's family, the Borgers, who immigrated from Germany in the mid 19th century to Philadelphia. View more info

Coxey's Army: An American Odyssey.

By: SCHWANTES, CARLOS ARNALDO.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University Of IdahoPress: 1994

Seller ID: 8174

Condition: As New


8vo; pictorial wrappers. Still in original shrinkwrap.On May 1, 1894, Coxey led a tattered and hungry army of the unemployed from the west and midwest to Washington D. C. to pursuade Congress and President Cleveland to create pubic works jobs and increase the money supply to stimulate the economy. View more info