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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

Image for Coulterville Chronicles. The Annals of a Mother Lode Mining Town.

Coulterville Chronicles. The Annals of a Mother Lode Mining Town.

By: PHILLIPS, CATHERINE COFFIN.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fresno, Valley Publishers: 1978

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8466

Condition: Fine condition


275 pp.; 4to; green cloth lettered in gilt; illustrated with historical photographs. View more info

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

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

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: 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: $35.00

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