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Image for Bixbyana. This House and the Hathaway-Bixby Story.

Bixbyana. This House and the Hathaway-Bixby Story.

By: BIXBY, FRED HATHAWAY.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Long Beach, By the editor: 1962

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8788

Condition: Fine condition


Unpaged. Limited to 250 copies, designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy. Light green card covers; frontis photo of Rancho Los Alamitos. View more info

Image for The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas  Volume 28, Number 1; Spring 1984

The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas Volume 28, Number 1; Spring 1984

By: BLOOM, JOHN PORTER, ED.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies at UOP: 1984

Seller ID: 8536

Condition: Fine condition


4to; pictorial wrappers; articles and book reviews; illustrated with historical photographs and other reproductions. View more info

Image for The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas  Volume 26, Number 4; winter 1982

The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas Volume 26, Number 4; winter 1982

By: BLOOM, JOHN PORTER, ED.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies at UOP: 1982

Seller ID: 8538

Condition: Fine condition


4to; pictorial wrappers; articles and book reviews; illustrated with historical photographs and other reproductions. View more info

Image for The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas  Volume 26, Number 1; Spring 1982

The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas Volume 26, Number 1; Spring 1982

By: BLOOM, JOHN PORTER, ED.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies at UOP: 1982

Seller ID: 8539

Condition: Fine condition


4to; pictorial wrappers; articles and book reviews; illustrated with historical photographs and other reproductions. View more info

Image for The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas  Volume 27, Number 4; Winter 1983

The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas Volume 27, Number 4; Winter 1983

By: BLOOM, JOHN PORTER, EDITOR.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies at UOP: 1983

Seller ID: 8537

Condition: Fine condition


4to; pictorial wrappers; articles and book reviews; illustrated with historical photographs and other reproductions. View more info

In the Shadow of Olympus: The Emergence of Macedon.

By: Borza, Eugene N.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4335

ISBN: 0691055491

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


Later Printing. 333 pp., includes bibliography & index; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket; 4 full page maps, 1 folding color map; genealogical table. View more info

Image for (Two Titles): A California of the Middle Border, The Kern River Country, 1772-1880. Together with Sierra Prologue, Recollections of the Kern Frontier.

(Two Titles): A California of the Middle Border, The Kern River Country, 1772-1880. Together with Sierra Prologue, Recollections of the Kern Frontier.

By: BOYD, WILLIAM HARLAND; ARDIS M. WALKER.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Havilah Press; Kern County Historical Society: 1972; 1938

Edition: 1st Editions

Seller ID: 8456

Condition: Near Fine condition


Middle Border: 226 pp.; 8vo; cloth in printed tan paper jacket; illustrated with photographs, maps, and other reproductions. Limited to 1500 copies. Jacket slightly age toned at extremities with a couple of chips. Fine in near fine jacket protected in mylar. Sierra Prologue is the Fourth Annual Kern County Historical Soc. publication; 23 pp.; stapled, printed gray wraps with light age toning at extremities. View more info

The English Prison Hulks.

By: Branch - Johnson, W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Christopher Johnson: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1555

Condition: Fine condition in very good jacket with chips & a few short closed tears at edges. In protective mylar wrapper.


205 pp., incl. bibliography & index; 8vo; gilt stamped green cloth, in pictorial yellow jacket; frontispiece & 6 plate illustrations. View more info

The Palimpsest Vol. IV, No. 6, June 1923

By: Briggs, John Ely, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1923

Seller ID: 1066

Condition: Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition


12mo; original stapled & printed brown wrappers; b&w portrait photo and accomanying piece on Robert J. "Bob" Burdette, humorist. Also: Grasshoper Times on the ravages of Rocky Mountain locusts in O'Brien County 1873-79, as related by one of its victims, Thomas Barry, in an article by Josephine Barry Donovan. View more info

The Palimpsest Vol. 4, No. 7, July 1923

By: Briggs, John Ely, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1923

Seller ID: 1067

Condition: Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition


12mo; original printed & stapled brown wrappers; port. illustration. Articles on the early exploration and settling of Iowa; Father Marquette; Louis Joliet, etc. View more info

The Palimpsest Vol. IV, No. 8, August 1923.

By: Briggs, John Ely, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1923

Seller ID: 1068

Condition: Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition


12mo; original, printed & stapled brown wrappers; facsimile. Articles include: Bertha Shambaugh, Restorer of Iowa Palimpsests [on Herbert Quick]; Wallace, An Iowa Doone Band, etc. View more info

The Palimpsest Vol. IV, No. 10, October 1923

By: Briggs, John Ely, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1923

Seller ID: 1069

Condition: Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition


12mo; original stapled & printed brown wrappers. Articles on Kelley's Army and the Populist movement. In 1894, Gen. Charles T. Kelly took command of this "industrial army" of 600 unemployed men in Oakland, California with the plan of crossing the country to Washington, D.C. in order to petition Congress. It attained its greatest numbers and the height of its popularity in western Iowa. View more info

The Palimpsest Vol. IV, No. 2, February 1923

By: Briggs, John Ely, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1923

Seller ID: 1070

Condition: Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition


12mo; original stapled & printed brown wrappers. Articles: A Confederate Spy by Bruce Mahan on Thomas J. Chew of Cascade; Ventures in Wheat by J. M. D. Burrows on wheat speculation by pioneer commission merchant James E. Woodruff adapted from Burrows' Fifty Years in Iowa. View more info

The Palimpsest Vol. V, No. 8, August 1924

By: Briggs, John Ely, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1924

Seller ID: 1071

Condition: Ex-lib; small stamps on upper & lower edge of front cover; sticker removal shadow; otherwise very good condition


12mo; original stapled & printed brown wrappers; b&w portrait photo of George D. Perkins. Includes several articles on Perkins, founder and editor of the Sioux City Journal. View more info

The Kaiser's Army. The Politics of Military Technology in Germany During the Machine Age, 1870-1918.

By: BROSE, ERIC DORN.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8177

ISBN: 0195143353

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


318 pp., includes note, bibliography & abbreviations, index; 8vo; cloth in black & red jacket; illustrations. View more info

Image for China Trade Days in California. Selected Letters from the Thompson Papers, 1832-1863.  With a forward by Robert Glass Cleland.

China Trade Days in California. Selected Letters from the Thompson Papers, 1832-1863. With a forward by Robert Glass Cleland.

By: BROWN, D. MACKENZIE, EDITOR.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles, University Of California Press: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8469

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


94 pp., port. photographic frontis; incl. notes, bibliography, index of persons; sm 8vo; cloth in black dust jacket with a broad splotch of tanning to white back cover.The papers include a rich body of correspondence and documents on the Pacific maritime life of the Thompson family, from 1821-1869, giving intimate details of many leading figures of California history. View more info

California Blue Book or State Roster, 1895. An Official Directory of the Judicial, Executive, and Legislative Departments of the Government, and County Officers.

By: Brown, L. H., compiler.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sacramento, State Printing Office: 1895

Seller ID: 2357

Condition: Near Fine condition


Inscribed "Compliments of L. H. Brown, Secretary of State." 416 pps.; 8vo; blue half-morocco over marbled paper on boards; gilt stamped panels on spine, with gilt stamped red leather spine label; all edges gilt. Folding map showing location of State Buildings, Institutions, and Property; 2 folding color maps of California, one showing congressional districts, one showing counties, both with inset of San Francisco; numerous full page photographic plates; reproduct... View more info

Colonel Joe, The Last of the Rough Riders. Recollections of a centenarian as told to Claudia J. Brownlee.

By: Brownlee, Claudia J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hicksville, N. Y., Exposition Press: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4816

ISBN: 0682489883

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


Signed by the author on copyright page; also, laid in is a folded 18" x 12 broadside printing of Montana, in the Morning, signed "always, Claudia Brownlee, bottom right hand corner. 215 pp., frontis portrait; 8vo; black cloth stamped in gilt; in price-clipped red dust jacket with mild wear at edges, fading to spine. View more info

(2 Titles) The Social History of the Reformation, together with The Letters of Sir George Etherege.

By: BUCK, LAWRENCE P., AND JONATHAN W. ZOPHY, EDITORS.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ohio State; University of California: 1972, 1974

Seller ID: 8086

Condition: As New


8vo; cloth; Social History in dust jacket and still in original shrinkwrap; Letters without dust jacket, in near fine condition.The letters of Etherege constitutes a sizable collection of correspondence by many of the Curt wits of the Restoration and thus should be a worthy compliment to The Social History. View more info

Bayside Bohemia. Fin de siecle San Francisco & its Little Magazines.

By: Burgess, Gelett.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1954

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 5839

Condition: Near Fine condition


One of 375 copies printed by Harold Seeger & Albert Sperisen at their Black Vine Press. 42 pp.; 4to; tan cloth stamped in dark brown. Includes short histories of period little magazines: The Lark, Le Petit Journal des Refusees, Phyllida: or, The Milkmaid, The Wave; with tipped-in facsimile examples of each. Very light soil at edges. View more info