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The Library of Roger K. Larson, Part II: California Exploration through the Gold Rush,

By: [Auction Catalog].

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Pacific Book Auction Galleries: 1995

Seller ID: 2514

Condition: Fine condition


4to; pictorial gray wrappers; 754 items described; reproductions. View more info

(2 Volumes) - The Library of Roger K. Larson, Part IV, Day One: Western Literature, Lawrence Clark Powell (together with) Part IV, Day Two: Western Art Books, Original Art, Photography Books, Photographic Images, UCSF-Fresno Foundation.

By: [Auction Catalog].

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Pacific Book Auction Galleries: 1997

Seller ID: 2515

Condition: Fine condition


4to; pictorial gray wrappers; 1,165 items described; reproductions. View more info

Asociacion Cultural de las California: El Septim Simposio Sobre Baja California / The Seventh Annual Baja Califronia Symposium; Tecate, Mexico and San Diego, California, 1969.

By: [Baja California].

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Asociacion Cultural de las California: 1969

Seller ID: 6653

Condition: Fine condition


30 sheet, mimeographed on one side; text printed two columns, English & Spanish; 4to; in Acco brand brown folder with side fastener; includes two maps, bibliographical notes. View more info

Image for [4 Titles]: 3 Years in California; A Stroll Through the Diggings of California; California Alcalde; Notes on California and the Placers.

[4 Titles]: 3 Years in California; A Stroll Through the Diggings of California; California Alcalde; Notes on California and the Placers.

By: [CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH] ; BORTHWICK, J. D.; KELLY, WILLIAM; FIELD, STEPHEN J.; DELAVAN, JAMES.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Oakland, Biobooks: 1948; 1950; 1956

Edition: Limited Editions

Seller ID: 8772

Condition: Very good or better condition


8vo; first two volumes cloth-backed gold foil paper over boards; third volume, red cloth. Borthwick and Field, each with folding color maps in fine condition; illustrations. Stroll Through the Diggings reproducing illustrations in color by Charles Nahl. Borthwick with a few spots of foxing to deckle foredge last few pages and a darkened one inch strip along bottom front edge. Kelly with strips of darkening along both leading edges, foxing to foredge. Boards on the Field seem to want to bow a bit, else fine. View more info

Journal, 1968-69, [Third Printing 1976]. A Look at Long Beach in the Nineteen-Twenties.

By: [CALIFORNIA].

Price: $10.00

Publisher: [Long Beach], [Long Beach Historical Soc.]: 1976

Seller ID: 1058

Condition: Near Fine condition


Oblong 8vo; printed yellow wrappers; cover title; all full page black & white photos of the period; two page spread comparing Long Beach maps of 1920 & 1969. Ex-lib; stamp on front cover edge. View more info

3 titles: Romantic Heritage of . . . 1. Victor Valley, a saga of desert exploration and expansion 2. San Bernadino and San Gabriel Mountains, a saga of historical events in the Big Bear Lake, Running Springs, Wrightwood & Summit Valley Areas 3. Douglas - Alpine, a saga of pioneers and progress.

By: [California].

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [No Place], California Interstate Telephone Company: 1961

Seller ID: 6825

Condition: Fine condition


Three booklets; original printed, illustrated brown blue and green wrappers respectively; drawings throughout. Promotional histories issued by the phone company with photographs of their local commercial & plant offices on back covers. View more info

Image for Transactions of the Commonwealth Club of California. Vol. VII, No. 2; Conservation.

Transactions of the Commonwealth Club of California. Vol. VII, No. 2; Conservation.

By: [CALIFORNIA].

Price: $450.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Commonwealth Club of California: 1912

Seller ID: 8776

Condition: Fair condition


314 pp.; 8vo; printed wrappers. Large folding color map [approx. 22.5" x 18.5"] ot The State of California, showing, Hydro-Electric Development, Forests and Forest Reserves; June 1912, prepared by Committees on Water Power and Forests, Section on Conservation, Commonwealth Club of California. Photo lithography by Britton & Rey, SF. Map in pristine condition. Covers chipped, with loss up to 2" x 1",back lower leading corner; 3" cover loss at top to spine; moderate darkening and soil. View more info

[Broadside] Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus, Yerba Buena Chapter No. I. Hall of Comparative Ovations, Yerba Buena, Alta California To All Chapters of the Ancient and Honorable Order . . .

By: [E Clampus Vitus].

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (San Francisco), 1959

Seller ID: 7391

Condition: Fine condition


9.5" x 12.5"; single folded sheet, printed in red, black and blue. Lawton Kennedy, Printer. Vertical crease down the center of the piece. View more info

[Announcement & Program]: Clampronunciameto! San Juan Bautista welcomes E Clampus Vitus, Saturday and Sunday, June 25th & 26th, 1955.

By: [E CLAMPUS VITUS].

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (San Francisco), (c. 1955)

Seller ID: 7415

Condition: Fine condition


4to; single folded yellow sheet, printed in red & black. Lawton Kennedy, Clamprinter. tanning to top extremities and spine edge View more info

[Announcement & Program]: Clampronunciameto! San Juan Bautista welcomes E Clampus Vitus, Saturday and Sunday, June 25th & 26th, 1955.

By: [E CLAMPUS VITUS].

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (San Francisco), (c. 1955)

Seller ID: 8259

Condition: Fine condition


4to; single folded yellow sheet, printed in red & black. Lawton Kennedy, Clamprinter View more info

Image for E C V Replies to a dastardly ALLEGATION !

E C V Replies to a dastardly ALLEGATION !

By: [E. CLAMPUS VITUS].

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Albert Shumate: 1963

Seller ID: 9308

Condition: Fine condition


Lawton Kennedy, printer. Single sheet, printed on one side, and folded twice to form a 9.5" x 5" brochure; 2 facing inside pages reprint the Item: "E. Clampus Vitus." Some of the San Francisco editors are puzzling their heads to know what can be the objective or aim of a newly created society, bearing this name in that city. From the Sacramento Daily Union, 1852. Facing page contains their reply in the San Francisco Herald. View more info

Image for Oakland Tribune, 1939 Year Book. Oakland, California and Adjacent Communities [cover title]; together with Selections from the Oakland Tribune Archives (Images of America Series).

Oakland Tribune, 1939 Year Book. Oakland, California and Adjacent Communities [cover title]; together with Selections from the Oakland Tribune Archives (Images of America Series).

By: [Golden Gate Exposition]; Annalee Allen.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: (Oakland), (Tribune Publishing): 1939

Seller ID: 9463

Condition: Near Fine condition


Magazine format; 136 pp.; 12"x9.25"; color illustrated covers; black & white photographs throughout; many advertisements. Bit of creasing and dog ear to lower leading corner tip of cover and first 6 pages, otherwise sharp and clean. Selections from the Oakland Tribune: 128 pp.; tall 8vo; wrappers; b&w photos throughout. Arcadia Pub. 2006; Fine copy.Year book with 8 pages on the 1939 Exposition with photographs. There is a marvelous 8 page section depicting the process of a story from the time the staff "swings into action" to the delivery boys on the street. The rest de... View more info

Petition for Membership to the Officers and Members of Cochise Co., Lodge, No. 5, I. O. O. F.

By: [Joseph Mitchell].

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tombstone, AZ, 1907

Seller ID: 2363

Condition: Near Fine condition


Single form sheet; 5" x 7.25; ink entries in manuscript; matted & framed. Signed by Joseph Mitchell. Paper dust screen on back of frame with "Petition . . . Received" form pasted down; manuscript entries in ink. Report of the Committee found his character, health, and habits to be "Good." Ink smudged entry of 'Cochise' on first line; spike puncture at title "Petition"; 2 vertical fold creases.Mitchells age was 28, and his occupation was 'Miner' when George Rafferty proposed him for membership in the International Order of Oddfellows. View more info

Image for History of Los Angeles County California with Illustrations.  With an Introduction by W. W. Robinson.

History of Los Angeles County California with Illustrations. With an Introduction by W. W. Robinson.

By: [LOS ANGELES].

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Howell, North: 1959

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8572

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


192 pp.; oblong 4to (approx. 10.5" x 14"); black cloth lettered & decorated in gilt, in crisp gold, printed jacket with a closed tear across lower spine, else very light wear.Reproducing the 1880 Thompson & West edition. View more info

Image for Shin-Ga-Ba-W'Ossin, or Image Stone.  Original hand-colored lithographic plate. From the painting by James Otto Lewis, copied by Charles Bird King.

Shin-Ga-Ba-W'Ossin, or Image Stone. Original hand-colored lithographic plate. From the painting by James Otto Lewis, copied by Charles Bird King.

By: [MCKENNEY, THOMAS L. AND JAMES HALL].

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Philidelphia, E. C. Biddle: 1838

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2312

Condition: Very Good condition


Folio Sheet; museum mounted with large view size, 20" x 14"; in wood frame under plexiglass; Light strip of adhesive remnant from tissue guard at right frame edge, otherwise very clean. Three folio leaves, the full original biographical text description also included in rear pocket. Stain to right margin of text pages. A few nicks to frame.Shingaba W'Ossin was a Chippewa chief. In summer he lived on the banks of the St. Mary's, at the outlet of Lake Superior. View more info

Image for Tens-Kwau-Ta-Wawsk, The Prophet.  Original hand-colored lithographic plate. From the painting by Charles Bird King.

Tens-Kwau-Ta-Wawsk, The Prophet. Original hand-colored lithographic plate. From the painting by Charles Bird King.

By: [MCKENNEY, THOMAS L. AND JAMES HALL].

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Philidelphia, E. C. Biddle: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2314

Condition: Very Good condition


Folio Sheet; museum mounted with large view size, 20" x 14"; in wood frame under plexiglass; 7 folio leaves, the full original biographical text description also included in rear pocket. Light strip of adhesive remnant from tissue guard at right frame edge, othewise very clean. Frame with a few nicks to top edge. View more info

Image for Caa-Tou-See, an Ojibray. (Ojibwe)  Original hand-colored lithographic plate, highlighted with gum arabic. From the painting by Charles Bird King.

Caa-Tou-See, an Ojibray. (Ojibwe) Original hand-colored lithographic plate, highlighted with gum arabic. From the painting by Charles Bird King.

By: [MCKENNEY, THOMAS L. AND JAMES HALL].

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Philidelphia, E. C. Biddle: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2315

Condition: Very Good condition


Folio Sheet; museum mounted with large view size, 20" x 14"; in wood frame under plexiglass; 1 folio leaf, the full original biographical text description also included in rear pocket. Light strip of adhesive remnant from tissue guard at right frame edge; faint printing offset in background. One notices a decided contrast between the proud, indignant and somewhat ironic glance of Caatousee, and the ignorant, thus highly prejudiced commentary on his tribe in the biographical note in the second image. View more info

Image for Naw-Kaw, or Wood.  Original hand-colored lithographic plate, highlighted with gum arabic. From the painting by James Otto Lewis, copied by Charles Bird King.

Naw-Kaw, or Wood. Original hand-colored lithographic plate, highlighted with gum arabic. From the painting by James Otto Lewis, copied by Charles Bird King.

By: [MCKENNEY, THOMAS L. AND JAMES HALL].

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Philidelphia, E. C. Biddle: 1834

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2316

Condition: Good condition


From Childs & Lehman Lith. Press. Folio Sheet; museum mounted with large view size, 20" x 14"; in wood frame under plexiglass; 2 folio leaves, the full original biographical text description also included in rear pocket. Light strip of adhesive remnant from tissue guard at right frame edge; a halo of light browning behind image; occasional moderate spotting. Portfolio mounted on back with 2" closed tear bottom edge where attached to frame. View more info

Image for To-Ka-Con, a Sioux Chief.  Original hand-colored lithographic plate, highlighted with gum arabic. From the painting by George Cook.

To-Ka-Con, a Sioux Chief. Original hand-colored lithographic plate, highlighted with gum arabic. From the painting by George Cook.

By: [MCKENNEY, THOMAS L. AND JAMES HALL].

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Philidelphia, E. C. Biddle: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2317

Condition: Very Good condition


Drawn, Printed & Colured at L. T. Bowen's Lithographic. Folio Sheet; museum mounted with large view size, 20" x 14"; in wood frame under plexiglass; 1 folio leaf, the full original biographical text description also included in rear pocket. Light strip of adhesive remnant from tissue guard at right frame edge. A few nicks to top edge of grame View more info

Image for Mets-Koosega, A Chippeway Warrior.  Original hand-colored lithographic plate. From the painting by James Otto Lewis, copied by Charles Bird King.

Mets-Koosega, A Chippeway Warrior. Original hand-colored lithographic plate. From the painting by James Otto Lewis, copied by Charles Bird King.

By: [MCKENNEY, THOMAS L. AND JAMES HALL].

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Philidelphia, E. C. Biddle: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2319

Condition: Very Good condition


Drawn, Printed & Colured at L. T. Bowen's Lithographic. Folio Sheet; museum mounted with large view size, 20" x 14"; in wood frame under plexiglass; 1 folio leaf, the full original biographical text description also included in rear pocket. Light strip of adhesive remnant from tissue guard at right frame edge. View more info