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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

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

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 followe... 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 ... 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

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: 5899

Condition: Very Good condition


Signed by the author on title page. 4to; paper covered boards, black cloth back with paper spine label. Browning to covers at extremities; adhesive residue from bookplate on front pastedown. In plain brown paper jacket with closed tear a foot of spine, wear at corners. View more info

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Martin Murphy Jr., California Pioneer 1844-1884.

By: SULLIVAN, SISTER GABRIELLE.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Pacific Center for Western Historical Studies: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8467

Condition: Fine condition


PCWHS Monograph 4; 76 pp., incl. index, bibliography, notes; portrait frontis; 8vo; blue cloth lettered in gilt.Murphy emigrated to California from Ireland in 1844, and was quick to see opportunity in land and agriculture by acquiring the extensive grant of Patoria de las Borregas Rancho, now the site of Sunnyvale. View more info

Furs by Astor.

By: Terrell, John Upton.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Co.: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5377

Condition: Very Good condition in Very Good jacket


Inscribed by the author on front endpaper to a San Francisco collector . . . " I think this is one of my best works, but I never cared for the title." 490 pp.; 8vo; cloth, with moderate offset tanning to front pastedown & endpaper; rather elaborate ownership handstamp in purple ink of Gustav Schorn above inscription, but he was not the collector to whom the book was inscribed. Dust jacket with light soil to white back panel; slender, unobtrusive tape reinforcemen... View more info

Traders of the Western Morning. Aboriginal Commerce in Precolumbian North America.

By: Terrell, John Upton.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Southwest Museum: 1967

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 5402

Condition: Fine condition


Signed by the author on title page. 129 pp., frontis; 8vo; gilt stamped brown leatherette; vignettes; maps. View more info

Image for Meade's Army The Private Notebooks of Lt. Col. Theodore Lyman.

Meade's Army The Private Notebooks of Lt. Col. Theodore Lyman.

By: THEODORE LYMAN; EDITED BY DAVID W LOWE.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent State University Press: 2007

Seller ID: 8722

ISBN: 0873389018

Condition: As New


8vo; cloth in dust jacket; illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap.Lt Col Theodore Lyman served as Gen George Gordon Meade's aidede-camp from September 1863 until the end of the Civil War. This work contains anecdotes, vignettes of officers, and descriptions of military campaigns as witnessed by this key figure in the Northern war effort. View more info

Modoc War, Its Military History & Topography. With a Preface by Keith A. Murray.

By: Thompson, Erwin N.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sacramento, Argus Books: 1971

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8076

Condition: Fine condition


1000 copies printed by Graham Mackintosh. xviii, 188 pp., includes notes, 6 appendices listing Strengths, Casualties, Units, Officers, Engagements, Weapons; bibliography, index. Plus 18 full page maps with facing explanatory text; and 19 full page photographs with captions; 8vo; bound in gold cloth, lettered in black. View more info

The Story of the Exposition. (Volume III) The Story of the Exposition Being the Official History of the International Celebration Held at San Francisco in 1915 . . .

By: Todd, Frank Morton.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y. & London, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4063

Condition: Good Condition


410 pp., frontis; 4to; brick cloth stamped in gilt; black & white and color photographic plates throughout. Moderate foxing to endpapers; foredge soiled; repaired closed tear to page 199; front hinge repaired. Otherwise interior clean and covers in good shape. A serviceable stray volume in search of the set. View more info

The Chronicles of Tombstone.

By: Traywick, Ben T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tombstone, AZ, Red Marie's Bookstore: 1994

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 2332

Condition: Fine condition


Inscribed and signed by the author to: " John, who is Number One of the infamous Big Three." 8vo; green wrappers; black & white photographs. View more info

The Unholy Trilogy, Plus One.

By: Tutorow, Norman E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Palo Alto, California, Chadwick House: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2741

Condition: Fine condition


167 pp.; 8vo; gray wrappers.Irreverent attacks on distributors of religious tracts and whatever christian theology they espouse, with an examination of the golden rules, and an historical tracing of the hysterical development of Mary. View more info

Custer and the Great Contoversy. The Origin and Development of a Legend.

By: Utley, Robert M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Westernlore Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4348

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


184 pp., includes index & bibliography; 8vo; blue cloth, spine stamped in gilt, map endpapers, in dust jacket. Black & white photographs. View more info