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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

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The Wedge of Gold or Achan in El Dorado.

By: SCOTT, REV. W. A., D. D.

Price: $65.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2813

Condition: Very Good 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, No. 289." Light wear to corners, with some discoloration to cloth near foredges; 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... 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

Image for 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.

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: $275.00

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