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(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

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The Saga of Old Tuolumne.

By: BUCKBEE, EDNA BRYAN.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Press of the Pioneers: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8825

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


526 pp.; 8vo; red cloth lettered in gilt, in bright, pictorial black & tan jacket; sixteen full-page illustrations from photographs; bibliography; list of pioneers of Tuolumne County; list of Towns and Camps of the Tuolumne Region. 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

[Cover Title] California History, Volume 81, Number 3 / 4 2003. Taming the elephant : politics, government, and law in pioneer California.

By: Burns, John F., Richard J. Orsi.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University Of California Press / California Historical Society: 2003

Seller ID: 8020

Condition: As New


4to; pictorial yellow wrappers, still in original shrinkwrap.The last in a series of volumes which reexamine the meaning of the founding of modern California during the state's pioneer period. This volume treats the role of post-Gold Rush California government, politics, and law in the building of a dynamic state, with influences that persist today. Essays investigate the creation of constitutional foundations, law and jurisprudence, the formation of government a... View more info

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Messenger of Death, Captain Nolan and the Charge of the Light Brigade.

By: BUTTERY, DAVID.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (South Yorkshire), Pen & Sword: (2008)

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8719

ISBN: 1844157563

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


227; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket; illustrated with maps, views, photographs, and other reproductions. View more info

Gold Rush Country. Guide to California's Mother Lode and Northern Mines.

By: By The Editors of Sunset Books.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Menlo Park, CA, Lane Pub. Co.: [1957]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2472

Condition: Fine condition in good jacket


[102] pp.; 4to; cloth, in color photo pictorial jacket with minor creasing top edges; chips and tears to corners and a small hole [less than a dime] through part of jacket cover title, otherwise fairly clean and bright. Laid in are a 12 panel folding brochure on Yosemite, folds out to an 18" x 23" map on one side (revised 1954); a folding Easter Week in Yosemite, 1957 brochure; a National Parks folding brochure, and circular. View more info

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Thirty Years with the Mexicans: In Peace, and Revolution.

By: Case, Alden Buell.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y., Chicago, Toronto, Fleming H. Revell Co.: [1917]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2948

Condition: Near Fine condition


285 pp., tissue frontis; 8vo; light brown cloth, without dust jacket. Illustrated with ten black & white photographs including frontis. Very light tanning, foxing to endpapers. View more info

(Two Titles): The American West; America's Western Frontiers.

By: CAUGHEY, JOHN WALTON; JOHN A. HAWGOOD.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles; New York, Ward Ritchie; Alfred Knopf: 1969; 1967

Edition: 1st Editions

Seller ID: 8146

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jackets


8vo; cloth in dust jackets. View more info

Some sources of information on Orange County: a preliminary check-list.

By: Cecil Roberts; Orange County Library Association.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Reproduced by: The Library, California State College at Fullerton: 1966

Seller ID: 6607

Condition: Very Good condition


18 stapled, mimeograph leaves. Cover title page with minor creasing, age toning at extremities. View more info

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Splendide Californie! Impressions of the Golden State by French Artists, 1786 to 1900.

By: CHALMERS, CLAUDINE.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 2001

Edition: First Edition, one of 450 copies designed by the Yolla Bolly Press.

Seller ID: 7728

Condition: Fine condition in fine slipcase


xiv;144 pp., frontis; green cloth with inset color cover illustration; paper spine label; slipcase, color reproductions throughout. French migration to California from the Revolution of 1789 to increase from the draw of the 1849 Gold Rush, saw many artists among the thousands of Voyagers, and Argonauts over the period arrive and begin to paint as they saw, the early history of the state. Claudine Chalmers gathers the work here, including those that were heretofor... View more info

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Splendide Californie! Impressions of the Golden State by French Artists, 1786 to 1900.

By: CHALMERS, CLAUDINE.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 2001

Edition: First Edition, one of 450 copies designed by the Yolla Bolly Press.

Seller ID: 8420

Condition: Near Fine condition, in Fine slipcase


xiv;144 pp., frontis; green cloth with inset color cover illustration; paper spine label; slipcase, color reproductions throughout. Faint spot to cover at leading rear edge.French migration to California from the Revolution of 1789 to increase from the draw of the 1849 Gold Rush, saw many artists among the thousands of Voyagers, and Argonauts over the period arrive and begin to paint as they saw, the early history of the state. Claudine Chalmers gathers the work ... View more info

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Splendide Californie! Impressions of the Golden State by French Artists, 1786 to 1900.

By: CHALMERS, CLAUDINE.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 2001

Edition: First Edition, one of 450 copies designed by the Yolla Bolly Press.

Seller ID: 8424

Condition: As New


xiv;144 pp., frontis; green cloth with inset color cover illustration; paper spine label; slipcase, and original shipping box; color reproductions throughout. French migration to California from the Revolution of 1789 to increase from the draw of the 1849 Gold Rush, saw many artists among the thousands of Voyagers, and Argonauts over the period arrive and begin to paint as they saw, the early history of the state. Claudine Chalmers gathers the work here, includin... View more info

The Truth About Virginia City Nevada, 1850-1940.

By: Cheel, Chester W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: No Place [Reno, NV}, Privately Printed: [c. 1940-]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1049

Condition: ex-lib, small unobtrusive stamp on corner front cover; moderate cover soil, spotting, else very good


128 pp.; incl. bibliography; 16mo; yellow wrappers, lettered in silver. View more info

Hesperian College 1861-1896: Pioneer Sacramento Valley collegiate institution, antecedent to Chapman College.

By: Clover, Haworth A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Burlingame, CA, Hesperia Press: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8012

Condition: Fine condition


Printed by Alfred & Lawton Kennedy. 136 pp., incl. index, appendices, tables; 8vo; green buckram lettered in gilt. View more info

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Mother Lode Memories, A Pictorial History.

By: COKE, DR. R., AND LEONARD COVELLO.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fresno, Valley Publishers: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8465

ISBN: 0913548707

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket


211 pp.; 4to; cloth in pictorial jacket with light soil, 2 " closed tear lower front edge near spine, now protected in mylar jacket. Illustrated with historical photos with extensive captions throughout. View more info

Image for Gaspar de Portola: Explorer and Founder of California. (Signed by the author)  Translated and revised by Alan K. Brown.

Gaspar de Portola: Explorer and Founder of California. (Signed by the author) Translated and revised by Alan K. Brown.

By: COMPANYS, F. BONEU.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Lerida, Instituto de Estudios Ilerdenses: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8809

ISBN: 8400055314

Condition: Fine condition


Signed on dedication page. 404 pp.; 8vo; quarter green leather, spine lettered, decorated, and ruled in gilt; green marbled paper over boards. Twenty-nine leaves of plate illustrations including portraits, scenes, maps, and other reproductions, some in color. View more info

The Seven Years War, A Sutdy in British Combined Strategy. Introduction by Jeremy Black.

By: CORBETT, JULIAN S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2001

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8154

Condition: Fine condition


674 pp., color frontis illus.; tall 8vo; illustrated blue cloth; map endpapers; 29 color plates; 16 black & white illustrations; 13 maps. In slipcase.First published in 1907. This edition follows the text of the first edition with minor emendations. View more info

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The Correspondence of John Cotton Junior.

By: COTTON, JOHN; EDITED BY SHEILA MCINTYRE; LEN TRAVERS.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Colonial Society of Massachusetts: 2009

Seller ID: 8661

ISBN: 0979466229

Condition: As New


656 pp.; 4to; cloth in dust jacket; still in publisher's shrinkwrap.John Cotton Jr was the second son of one of the famous clergymen of New England's founding generation. At the age of 22, already pastor of the church in Wethersfield, he lost his ministry as a result of a sexual scandal. Disgraced and jobless, Cotton moved his family to distant Martha's Vineyard to start anew as a missionary to the Indians View more info

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California County Boundaries : a study of the division of the State of California into counties and the subsequent changes in their boundaries. With maps .

By: COY, OWEN C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California Historical Survey Commission: 1923

Seller ID: 8415

Condition: Fine condition


335 pp.; 8vo; cloth, spine gilt; maps throughout, some folded."The study covers the action of the Legislature from its first session in 1849-50 to and including that of the forty-fifth session in 1923" View more info

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The Early Inns of California, 1844-1869.

By: CROSS, RALPH HERBERT.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Cross & Brandt: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8826

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good jacket


Limited to 500 copies printed by Lawton Kennedy. 302 pp., frontis; 8vo; charcoal cloth back lettered in gilt and patterned red paper over boards. Illustrations throughout, chiefly photographs; vignettes from engravings; folding map showing early inns on the White Rock and Folsom pioneer roads between Sacramento and Placerville as of the end of 1859. Some page sections unopened. In clear mylar jacket with splits at spine ends. View more info