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The Wedge of Gold or Achan in El Dorado.

By: Scott, Rev. W. A., D. D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Whitton, Towne & Co.: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2813

Condition: Very good or better condition


183 pp.; 12mo; original red cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Inscription of front endpaper: "To Miss Anna Colmer[y], L. A. Hannas Book, Presented by the Author, Dec. 3rd 1856." Light wear to corners; front endpapers minor darkening. Overall a clean tight copy, and scarce.William Anderson Scott (1813-85), Tennesee-born Presbyterian clergyman. Arrived in San Francisco in 1854 becoming a cultural leader, obviously wasting no time in publishing this religious dissertation on the lusts that accompany the worship of gold reflected in the parable of Achan and the fall of Jericho. Scott h... View more info

California Heartland. A Pictorial History and Tour Guide of Eight Northern California Counties, Yuba, Sutter, Colusa, Glenn, Butte, Nevada, Sierra, Plumas.

By: Shepherd, Sandra Brubaker.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Scottwall Associates: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2468

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


183 pp., incl. index; 4to; cloth in pictorial blue jacket; black & white photos, maps, reproductions throughout. View more info

Image for The Californians. The Magazine of California History. Crossing the 40- Mile Desert.  [Volume V, Number 5, October 1987]

The Californians. The Magazine of California History. Crossing the 40- Mile Desert. [Volume V, Number 5, October 1987]

By: SHERRELL, JEAN, EDITOR.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Grizzly Bear Publishing: 1987

Seller ID: 8514

Condition: Near Fine condition


11" x 8.5"; historical photographs and other reproductions throughout. Slight discoloration to bottom edge front cover. View more info

Image for The Californians. The Magazine of California History. The Real Romance of the California Stagecoach Robber.  [Volume V, Number 2, March/April 1987]

The Californians. The Magazine of California History. The Real Romance of the California Stagecoach Robber. [Volume V, Number 2, March/April 1987]

By: SHERRELL, JEAN, EDITOR.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Grizzly Bear Publishing: 1987

Seller ID: 8515

Condition: Fine condition


11" x 8.5"; historical photographs and other reproductions throughout. View more info

Image for The Californians. The Magazine of California History. California Couples.  [Volume 5, Number 4, July/August 1987]

The Californians. The Magazine of California History. California Couples. [Volume 5, Number 4, July/August 1987]

By: SHERRELL, JEAN, EDITOR.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Grizzly Bear Publishing: 1987

Seller ID: 8516

Condition: Fine condition


11" x 8.5"; historical photographs and other reproductions throughout. View more info

Image for The Californians. The Magazine of California History. Tales of the Mojave  [Volume 6, Number 2, March/April 1988]

The Californians. The Magazine of California History. Tales of the Mojave [Volume 6, Number 2, March/April 1988]

By: SHERRELL, JEAN, EDITOR.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Grizzly Bear Publishing: 1988

Seller ID: 8518

Condition: Fine condition


11" x 8.5"; historical photographs and other reproductions throughout. View more info

Image for The Californians. The Magazine of California History. Destination: Modernism.  [Volume 6, Number 3, May/June 1988]

The Californians. The Magazine of California History. Destination: Modernism. [Volume 6, Number 3, May/June 1988]

By: SHERRELL, JEAN, EDITOR.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Grizzly Bear Publishing: 1988

Seller ID: 8519

Condition: Fine condition


11" x 8.5"; historical photographs and other reproductions throughout. View more info

Image for The Californians. The Magazine of California History. Sporting Life: Games People Play  [Volume 6, Number 4, July/August 1988]

The Californians. The Magazine of California History. Sporting Life: Games People Play [Volume 6, Number 4, July/August 1988]

By: SHERRELL, JEAN, EDITOR.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Grizzly Bear Publishing: 1988

Seller ID: 8520

Condition: Fine condition


11" x 8.5"; historical photographs and other reproductions throughout. View more info

Image for The Californians. The Magazine of California History. Titans & Titanesses of Conspicuous Consumption.  [Volume 6, Number 5, September/October 1988]

The Californians. The Magazine of California History. Titans & Titanesses of Conspicuous Consumption. [Volume 6, Number 5, September/October 1988]

By: SHERRELL, JEAN, EDITOR.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Grizzly Bear Publishing: 1988

Seller ID: 8521

Condition: Fine condition


11" x 8.5"; historical photographs and other reproductions throughout. View more info

Image for The Californians. The Magazine of California History. The Vato Loco Yalie.  [Volume 6, Number 6, November/December 1988]

The Californians. The Magazine of California History. The Vato Loco Yalie. [Volume 6, Number 6, November/December 1988]

By: SHERRELL, JEAN, EDITOR.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Grizzly Bear Publishing: 1988

Seller ID: 8522

Condition: Near Fine condition


11" x 8.5"; historical photographs and other reproductions throughout. Slight vertical crease front cover. View more info

Image for The Californians. The Magazine of California History.  [Volume 7, Number 2, March-August 1989]

The Californians. The Magazine of California History. [Volume 7, Number 2, March-August 1989]

By: SHERRELL, JEAN, EDITOR.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Grizzly Bear Publishing: 1989

Seller ID: 8523

Condition: Near Fine condition


11" x 8.5"; historical photographs and other reproductions throughout. Minor creasing to covers. View more info

Image for The Californians. The Magazine of California History. After Harper's Ferry: California Refuge for John Brown's Family.  [Volume 7, Number 1, March-August 1989]

The Californians. The Magazine of California History. After Harper's Ferry: California Refuge for John Brown's Family. [Volume 7, Number 1, March-August 1989]

By: SHERRELL, JEAN, EDITOR.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Grizzly Bear Publishing: 1989

Seller ID: 8524

Condition: Fine condition


11" x 8.5"; historical photographs and other reproductions throughout. View more info

History of the Bench and Bar of California: Being Biographies of Many Remarkable Men, A Store of Humorous and Pathetic Recollections, Accounts of Important Legislation and Extraordinary Cases; Comprehending, The Judicial History of the State.

By: Shuck, Oscar T.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Commercial Printing House: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5412

Condition: Very Good condition


xxiv, 1152 pp., portrait frontis; 4to, [9 3/4 x 6 3/4]; original maroon cloth; Illustrated with numerous portrait plates from photographs. Moderate fading of spine and upper extremites of covers; light rubbing and soil. Binding very solid.Cowan II; 586 View more info

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Sketches of Old Sacramento. A Tribute to Joseph A. McGowan.

By: SMITH, JESSE M., EDITOR.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sacramento, Sacramento County Historical Soc.: (1976)

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8468

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrap


No. 250 of 500 copies; 244 pp., incl. index; blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt; in illustrated white paper jacket with light soil and a bit of foxing lower front edge. Illustrated with historical photographs and scenes; full page map. View more info

Cowboys and Cattle Kings, Life on the Range Today.

By: Sonnichsen, C. L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5948

Condition: Near Fine condition in Good jacket with mylar wrap


316 pp.; 8vo; cloth in price-clipped jacket with rubbing, closed tears and chips at edges. Illustrated with photographs. Smudge of tanning front endpaper. View more info

The American West as Living Space.

By: Stegner, Wallace.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, The University of Michigan Press: [1990]

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 2859

ISBN: 0472093754

Condition: Fine condition


89 pp., incl. bibliography; 8vo; beige cloth, spine lettered in black. View more info

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The Gathering of Zion. The Story of the Mormon Trail.

By: Stegner, Wallace.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., Toronto, McGraw-Hill: [1964]

Edition: First Edition, So Stated

Seller ID: 3332

Condition: Fine condition in Near Fine jacket


331 pp., incl. index; 8vo; purple cloth; illustrated front pastedown and endpaper; followed (iv-v) double page map of The Mormon Trail; 8 p. section of monotone reproductions. In pictorial dust jacket with browning to spine, minor wear at corners, minor browning and a chip to top back edge.From the American Trails Series. Stegner documents and tells the story of the geat Mormon trek from Nauvoo to Salt Lake City in 1846-1847, and the steady migration that followed it out the Platte Valley and across the mountains for the next quarter century. View more info

A Vision Achieved. Fifty Years of East Bay Regional Park District.

By: Stein, Mimi.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: (Oakland), East Bay Regional Park District: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8040

ISBN: 091453100x

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


124 pp.; 4to; cloth; frontis, map endpapers; in pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs, maps. View more info

Image for Life Sketches of a Jayhawker of '49.  Actual Experiences of a Pioneer Told by Himself in His Own Way.

Life Sketches of a Jayhawker of '49. Actual Experiences of a Pioneer Told by Himself in His Own Way.

By: Stephens, L. Dow.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: No Place [San Jose], By the author: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2419

Condition: Very near fine condition.


68 pp.; 8vo; original stapled brown wrappers with title stamped in gilt on front cover; 6 plates including protrait photos, reproductions. Only 300 copies were printed, [Howes 557:941; Cowan II, 613; Adams, Six-Guns, 2136]. Nick to yapp edge at top of spine; maybe a touch of fading. A clean, crisp copy.Stephens joined an Illinois company that left for California on March 28, 1849. The company traveled to Fort Laramie, South Pass, Fort Bridger, and Salt Lake City before veering off to the Southern Route and Death Valley. Surviving this ordeal, he followed the coast from Los Angeles to S... View more info

Take Your Bible In One Hand. The Life of William Henry Thomes. Author of A Whaleman's Adventures on Land and Sea, Lewey and I, The Bushrangers, A Gold Hunter's Adventures, etc.

By: Stewart, George R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Colt Press: [1939]

Edition: Limited to 750 copies.

Seller ID: 4260

Condition: Very Good condition


4to; paper covered boards, black cloth back with paper spine label. Browning to covers at extremities. View more info