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Triggernometry, A Gallery of Gunfighters. With technical notes on leather slapping as a fine art, gathered from many a loose holstered expert over the years.

By: Cunningham, Eugene.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Caldwell, ID, The Caxton Printers: 1956

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 5404

Condition: Fine condition in Fair jacket, in protective mylar wrap.


441 pp. 8vo; beige cloth lettered & illustrated in red; in price-clipped blue dust jacket with chips & wear at edges, dampstain bottom spine edge, internal tape repairs to bottome edge. Illustrated with black & white photos. View more info

California Blue Book or State Roster, 1907.

By: Curry, Charles Forrest.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sacramento, State Printing Office: 1907

Seller ID: 2339

Condition: Good Condition


846 pps.; 8vo; original gilt stamped blue cloth; black & white photographs of buildings, parks, schools, institutions, landscapes, and many portraits of politicians, judges, etc. ; charts; tables; color maps; color plates, California Poppy, U. S. Flag.; charts; maps; color plate of California Poppy. Mild rubbing to extremities; front hinge cracked but repaired and holding firm; 5" portion along foredge of back cover mottled & chewed. A useful compendium of re... View more info

Reviewing Nevada's Legacy.

By: DARRAH, E. W. "SHORTY".

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sagebrush Press: 1964

Seller ID: 8206

Condition: Very Good condition


Spiral bound tan card covers; cover illustration by Evelyn Cronkhitel; black & white photos; map. Scuff to front cover; light soil to rear cover. Bookseller Inventory # 001492 View more info

Image for The Discovery of San Francisco Bay, The Rediscovery of the Port of Monterey, The Establishment of the Presidio, and the Founding of the Mission of San Francisco.  Extracted from the Transactions and proceedings of the Geographical society of the Pacific. vol. IV, Series II.

The Discovery of San Francisco Bay, The Rediscovery of the Port of Monterey, The Establishment of the Presidio, and the Founding of the Mission of San Francisco. Extracted from the Transactions and proceedings of the Geographical society of the Pacific. vol. IV, Series II.

By: DAVIDSON, GEORGE.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Geographical Society of the Pacific; F. F. Partridge Print.: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8554

Condition: Near Fine condition


153 pp.; 4to; originally bound in printed wrappers, this copy rebound without original cover in half red morocco over marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt; bright red, decorated endpapers. Ownership circular blindstamp on new front endpaper of Lars Vistnes, who was a noted plastic surgeon at Stanford and founding director of Interplast. He also found time to take up bookbinding, this being one of his efforts. One can see the craft was a natural fit given his profession... View more info

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The History of Nevada.

By: DAVIS, SAM P., EDITOR.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Las Vegas, Nevada Publications: (1991)

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8409

Condition: Very Good condition


1279 pp., plus index; 2 vols; gray cloth; portrai photographs. Light soil spotting to cloth& slipcase. View more info

Image for Monument Valley. An exploration of a red-rock land where the desert becomes magic and wonder.

Monument Valley. An exploration of a red-rock land where the desert becomes magic and wonder.

By: DE ROOS, ROBERT.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Flagstaff, Northland Press: 1965

Seller ID: 8511

Condition: Fine condition


24 pp.; 8vo; pictorial white, stapled wraps; black & white and color photographs."Monument Valley lay so far over the burning sands that it became a legend long before the blacktop road rolled out to greet its majesty." View more info

The Politics of Retribution in Europe: World War II and Its Aftermath.

By: DEAK, ISTVAN, JAN T. GROSS AND TONY JUDT (EDS).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 8168

ISBN: 0691009546

Condition: Fine condition


337 pp.; 8vo; pictorial red wrappers View more info

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And Still the Waters Run. The Betrayal of the Five Civilized Tribes.

By: Debo, Angie.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: (Princeton, NJ), Princeton University Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 7408

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


First printing of the 1972 edition with new material. 417 pp., includes bibliography & index; 8vo red cloth in price-clipped, pictorial red jacket. Very light rubbing to jacket at portions of spine edges, otherwise very crisp & bright.Debo's controversial second book, completed in 1936, was essentially surpressed until Princeton published the original edition in 1940. And Still the Waters Run details how, after their forced removal from the southeastern United S... View more info

Father Junipero Serra. Sketches of his Life in California with and Introduction and Observations by Carl S. Dentzel

By: DeGrazia, Ted.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [Los Angeles], Ward Ritchie and Gallery in the Sun: [1969]

Edition: First Edition, signed & dated by the author on front endpaper

Seller ID: 1480

Condition: Fine condition in near fine jacket


8vo; cloth, in price clipped dust jacket; drawings by the author throughout. View more info

Father Junipero Serra. Sketches of his Life in California with and Introduction and Observations by Carl S. Dentzel

By: DeGrazia, Ted.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [Los Angeles], Ward Ritchie and Gallery in the Sun: [1969]

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6719

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


8vo; cloth, in price clipped dust jacket; drawings by the author throughout. View more info

Image for A Sojourn with Royalty and other Sketches by "Old Block" [Alonzo Delano].

A Sojourn with Royalty and other Sketches by "Old Block" [Alonzo Delano].

By: DELANO, ALONZO; COLLECTED AND EDITED BY G. EZRA DANE; ILLUSTRATED BY CHARLES LINDSTROM.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Francisco, George Fields: 1936

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8382

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


500 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press. [12], 96, [1] pages; 8vo; white buckram cloth back and illustrated copper paper over boards; paper spine label; in plain paper matching jacket; color illustrations. Small label for Gilbert Lilienthal, Inc., San Francisco on rear pastedown lower hinge corner.Other sketches by the humorist, and 49'er include: The Hungry Convention in Grass Valley (Delano ran a store in the town at one point); Duff, or The French Cook, A Rem... View more info

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Monterey Peninsula. American Guide Series.

By: DELKIN, JAMES LADD; WRITERS' PROGRAM OF THE WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, COMPILED BY.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, James Ladd Delkin, Stanford University: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8835

Condition: Very Good condition


207 pp.; 8vo; green cloth; illustrated with black & white photographs by: Howard Hoffman, Brett Weston, Sibyl Anikeyev, Robert Kerrigan. Remnant of James Ladd Delkin ownership plate front and rear endpapers; cloth a bit mottled along bottom rear edge and rear leading edge. View more info

Texas Argonauts. Isaaac H. Duval and the California Gold Rush. Illustrated by Charles Shaw. Inscribed by the Author.

By: Dillon, Richard H.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1987

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 5762

Condition: Fine condition


One of 450 copies designed & printed by David Holman at his Wind River Press. 9.5" x 13.5"; decorative paper over boards, cloth spine; includes a frontispiece portrait and 13 original paintings (10 of which are two-page spreads), reproduced in color, and an endpaper map; in plain white paper jacket which shows light tanning at front foredge & bottom edge, in mylar wrap. Inscribed opposite half-title in upper leading corner by Dillon to parapatetic San Francisco c... View more info

Bully Waterman & the Voyage of the Clipper Challenge, New York to San Francisco, 1851.

By: Dillon, Richard H.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Roxburghe Club: 1956

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 5785

Condition: Near Fine condition


Inscribed by the author: "For Charles Ozorio, the rarest of my books, RH Dillon, 1983," on the front endpaper. 125 copies printed by Adrian Wilson, and reproducing wood engravings from The Kedge-Anchor; or Young Sailors' Assistant by William Brady. 22 pp., frontis; oblong 12mo; buckram spine and decorative light blue paper over boards; paper spine label. Includes portrait photograph and other reproductions. Bookplate of Roxburghe member Norman Strouse on front pa... View more info

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Embarcadero.

By: Dillon, Richard H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., Coward-McCann: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6617

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


Inscribed "Best wishes" by the author on front endpaper, with his typed note on a vintage postcard, "Bob, Just heard that you've been ill. Sorry to hear it and hope that you're on the mend. Just about everybody has been laid up, of late -- you, Dave Magee, Warren Howell, Adrian Wilson and Mallette Dean . . . So, take it easy and drop out of that parade (of patients) and return to the ol' book bins . . . cheers dick dillon." 313 pp.; cloth in price-clippe... View more info

North Beach, The Italian Heart of San Francisco. (Inscribed by the author) Photographs by J. B. Monaco (1856-1938); Photo Editor Lynn L. Davis

By: DILLON, RICHARD.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Presidio Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5771

ISBN: 0891411879

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


189 pp.; 4to; coated paper over boards, in dust jacket with chips at edges & corners; black & white photographs throughout. Inscribed by the author on fribt endpaper, "For the most loyal of collectors of "Dilloniana," Charles Ozorio, from the author, R. H. Dillon." View more info

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Great Expectations. The Story of Benicia California (inscribed by the author).

By: DILLON, RICHARD.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Benicia), Benicia Heritage Book, Inc.: (1980)

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8408

ISBN: 09604622

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


241 pp.; 4to; cloth in pictorial jacket. Inscribed by Richard Dillon on blank facing title page: " From author to printer, Steve Emanuels, - a great job! . . Benicia, 1980." Rubbing and light soil to jacket. View more info

Image for North Beach, The Italian Heart of San Francisco.  Photographs by J. B. Monaco (1856-1938); Photo Editor Lynn L. Davis

North Beach, The Italian Heart of San Francisco. Photographs by J. B. Monaco (1856-1938); Photo Editor Lynn L. Davis

By: DILLON, RICHARD.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Presidio Press: 1985

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8471

ISBN: 0891411879

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


189 pp.; 4to; coated paper over boards, in dust jacket with 1" closed tear bottom front edge, else fresh under mylar; black & white photographs throughout. View more info

Image for Napa Valley Heyday.  With Historical Photographs by Charles Turrill.

Napa Valley Heyday. With Historical Photographs by Charles Turrill.

By: DILLON, RICHARD.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 2004

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8799

Condition: Fine condition


xi, 363 pp. 4to; cloth, in clear mylar cover;illustrations, color map. 450 copies printed; design, typography, & scanning by Jonathan Clark at The Artichoke Press."Lithographed in three colors on Mohawk Superfine paper. The text is set in New Baskerville, with titles in Isabella, an 1892 Victorian display face. The natural-linen binding is enhanced by an antique vignette of Groezinger's Winery in Yountville; the endpapers feature Napa Valley scenes from 19th-... View more info

John Doble's Journal and Letters from the Mines: Mokelumne Hill, Jackson, Volcano, and San Francisco, 1851-1865.

By: Doble, John, edited by Charles L. Camp.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Denver, Old West Pub. Co.: 1962

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8077

Condition: Fine condition


1000 copies printed by Alfred & Lawton Kennedy. xiv, 304 pp., frontis; 4to; tan cloth lettered in black with front cover illustration; two folding maps; 5 illustrations. In original glassine wrap. Text block partially unopened. View more info