Category: History


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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

American Diplomacy in Action, a Series of Case Studies.

By: Van Alstyne, Richard W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Palo Alto, California, Stanford University Press: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5786

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

760 pp., including extensive bibliography & index; 8vo; cloth; map endpapers with an erasure smudge front endpaper; in moderately soiled dust jacket with closed tears up to 1" at front top edges. View more info

The Lore of the Chinese Lute. An essay in the ideology of the Ch'in.

By: Van Gulik, R. H.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Tokyo and Rutland, Sophia University, Charles E. Tuttle: 1969

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 4424

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

Revised & Reset. 271 pp., frontis, includes index & appendices; 4to; silken black cloth, red leather spine label stamped in gilt, in pictorial green dust jacket. Illustrated with plates of 1 color, else black & white photographic reproductions; drawings. Light foxing to foredge. Jacket price-clipped with fading at spine, light soil at extremities, 1" closed tear bottom edge. In addition to various corrections, revisions, date checks, including those by the a... View more info

[Lot of 14 Volumes published by The English Westerner's Society]: The Guns "Long Hair" Left Behind, Saffron Walden Scalplock Shirt, The Battle for Apache Pass, "Wash My Hands in Your Hear's Blood . . . Mattie Collins, etc. [Cover Titles].

By: Wanless, Tom, Peter Harrison, Tom Wanless, Gary Leonard, editors.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: English Westerner's Society: 2000-2010

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 6853

Condition: Fine condition

Various limitations noted from 200-500, all numbered. 8vo; color illustrated glossy card covers; all illustrated with photographs and other reproductions. Including Vol. 33, No. 2; Vol. 34, No.2, 3 ; Vol. 38 No. 1, 2; Vol. 39, No.'s 1&2 in one; Vol. 43, No. 3, two issues 2009 & 2010 [?]; Vol. 40, No. 3; Vol. 42, No. 1, 2; Vol 43, No. 2. Also Special Publication No. 9. The Northfield Tragedy, by John Jay Lemon, edtied by Barry Johnson and Francis Taunton; Special ... View more info

The Founding of the first California Missions under the Spiritual Guidance of the Venerable Junipero Serra; an historical account of the expeditions ... 1769, as told by Fray Francisco Palou, and ... letters of Serra, Palou and Galvez: the whole newly translated and arranged as a consecutive narrative with the aid of Thomas W. Temple II.


Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Nueva California Press: 1934

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8233

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

1000 copies printed. 124 pp., portrait frontis; 4to; green paper over boards; paper title label front cover, in printed orange paper jacket. Double page map. Jacket with light soil; toning at edges; 1" closed tear top front edge; faint sticker shadow top edge front endpaper. View more info

Milestones: A Chronology of American Women's History.

By: Weatherford, Doris.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Facts on File: 1997

Seller ID: 2598

ISBN: 0816032009

Condition: Fine condition

394 pp.; sq. 8vo; illus. paper over boards; b&w photographs. View more info

Soviet Communism: A New Civilisation? 2 Volumes, complete, in slipcase.

By: Webb, Sidney and Beatrice.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., Scribner's: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2940

Condition: Very good condition in like slipcase.

1,174 pp. in two vols.; 8vo; blue cloth, spine stamped in gilt; map. Spine gilt somewhat dulled; volume 1 with faint streak of discoloration; slipcase soiled. View more info

Farmer's Market.

By: Weber, Msgr. Francis J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: [San Fernando, CA], Junipero Serra Press: 1991

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2238

Condition: Fine condition

300 copies printed letterpress by Roger Pennels. 13 pp.; Miniature [2 7/8' x 2 1/8"]; gilt stamped full green morocco; mounted 'National Grange' stamp frontis. View more info

The Historic Church at San Buenaventura.

By: Weber, Msgr. Francis J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Buenaventura, Junipero Serra Press: 1976

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 7254

Condition: Fine condition

200 copies printed. 14 pp.; 16mo; cloth; bookplate tipped in to front pastedown, "This Rememberance of the visit of the Zamorano Club & guests to the San Buenaventura Mission is presented by Anthony F. Kroll, Doyce B. Nunis, Edward Petko, John H. Urabec, Francis J. Weber, June 28, 1980." View more info

California As it Is & As It May Be, Or a Guide to the Gold Region.

By: Wierzbicki, F. P., M. D., with an introduction by George D. Lyman.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Grabhorn Press: 1933

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 7404

Condition: Very Good condition

Limited to 500 copies. (i)-(xxxii), 101 pp., bibliography; tall 8vo; dark green paper over boards with vignette of miners' equipment; black cloth back, paper spine label. Drawings by Valenti Angelo. Number 8 in the Grabhorn Rare Americana series.Tanning to endpapers, light blemish title page below imprint; ownership name and address front endpaper in pencil of Arthur W. Towne. After several years in the "land o' cakes", and and more than four months in th... View more info

The Valley and Villa of Horace.

By: Wild, Payson Sibley.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Literary Club: 1915

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 5104

Condition: Very Good condition

300 copies printed for members of the club; printed by the Lakeside Press, R. R. Donnelley & Sons. [50]pp., frontis; 12mo; purple cloth, paper spine label; original printed green wrappers bound in; marble endpapers; black & white photographs. Former owner's circular blindstamp front endpaper. Offset tanning to copyright and dedication pageA paper written for the club and read before the club in 1915. View more info

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History of the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1851 A Study of Social Control On The California Frontier In The Days Of The Gold Rush.


Price: $75.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University Of California Press: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8568

Condition: Near Fine condition

xii, 543 pps., frontis; 8vo; blue cloth, spine stamped in gilt; portrait photos; facsimile. [Cowan II, p. 687]. Minor rubbing to lower spine, top edges; corners a bit bumped. The Vigilance Committees arose in California during the gold rush to carry out swift justice in reaction to crime. The Committee of 1851, lead by William T. Coleman, was the first and was the product of an extra-legal trial to punish a robbery committed by the Sydney Ducks, and other crimes ... View more info

Deep Roots. The history of Blake, Moffitt & Towne, pioneers in paper since 1855.

By: Wilson, Neill C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Privately Printed: 1955

Seller ID: 5103

Condition: Near Fine condition

109 pp., appendix; 4to; red cloth, spine stamped in gilt; fading to cloth at spine. Decorations by Mallette Dean. Signed in San Francisco, October, 1955 above the half title, "Deep Roots" by Arthur W. Towne, Neill C. Wilson, Charles R. Wood (lithographer named on colophon), Mallette Dean. Signed below "Deep Roots" by some of the 'Key Personnel' listed in the appendix: Herbert M. Chisholm, William J. Owen, James A. Gruner, and R. R. Whiteman. View more info

Capital Cities at War: Paris, London, Berlin.


Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 8164

ISBN: 052166814X

Condition: Fine condition

622 pp.; 8vo; red wrappers; includes index, bibliography & notes; appendices; illustrations, figures; tables & charts.A major study of the impact World War I on society. View more info

The Great Northwest, A History.

By: Winther, Oscar Osburn.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf: 1952

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 5612

Condition: Very Good condition

Revised & Enlarged. 491 pp. includes bibliography, i-xxx index. Cloth, without jacket; 8vo. Light wear. View more info

Cooper, Juan BAutista Rogers Cooper: Sea Captain, Adveturer, Ranchero, and Early California Pioneer, 1791-1872.


Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pacific Grove, CA, The Boxwood Press: 1983

Seller ID: 8108

ISBN: 0910286957

Condition: Fine condition

156 pp., incl. index; 8vo; wrappers; illustrations. View more info

The Chinese Black Chamber, An Adventure in Espionage.

By: Yardley, Herbert O.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5324

ISBN: 0395346487

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

225 pp.; cloth back & paper over boards; in dust jacket with minimal soil to back cover. View more info

Image for Constantinople, Istanbul's Historical Heritage.

Constantinople, Istanbul's Historical Heritage.


Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Koeln), h.f. Ullmann: 2012

Seller ID: 8495

ISBN: 3833135670

Condition: Fine condition

400 pp.; 4to; flexiblle, pictorial covers; color illustrations throughout."Christened "Constantinople" by Constantine the Great, the city successively served as the capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman empires and commanded a key position between Occident and Orient for more than sixteen centuries. Richly illustrated, this book conveys a living experience of Constantinople in all its various aspects." View more info

Image for The Blue and Gray in Black and White.

The Blue and Gray in Black and White.


Price: $75.00

Publisher: Westport, CT, London, Praeger: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8688

ISBN: 0275982432

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

224 pp., incl. index; 4to; illustrated with photographs throughout. View more info