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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

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

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

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

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

Image for The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the year 1776.

The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the year 1776.

By: Dodsley.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Pall-Mall, Printed for J. Dodsley: 1777

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6489

Condition: Very Good condition


Ex-Mechanics Institute Library. (i)title -iv; (1)-270, History of Europe; 1-259, Characters; (9), Contents. Bound in brown library cloth with gilt lettered red leather spine label which is rubbed, call & volume number in gilt; Mechanics Institute in gilt front cover; nice library bookplate though stamped withdrawn; faint stamp to top edge; small date stamp front pastedown; another withdrawn stamp rear pastedown; perforation lower right corner of title page. Front and rea... View more info

The Fifty Days of Napoleion in England.

By: Duhamel, Jean.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1969

Edition: 1st U. K. Edition

Seller ID: 5172

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


141 pp.; 8vo; cloth in black jacket. View more info

Program: Dedication Site of E. C. V. Saloon of 1853, At the Castro House, the "old Compere Trading Post," May 29, 1956. Murphys, California.

By: E CLAMPUS VITUS.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [San Francisco], Alber Shumate: 1965

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8260

Condition: Fine condition


200 copies printed for Albert Shumate by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy. Single sheet folded to form a 10" x 7" program with facing text on the discovery by Ken Castro; printed in black & red with cover illustration of the 'saloon.' View more info

Image for San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf, with illustrations from woodcuts.

San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf, with illustrations from woodcuts.

By: EVANS, HENRY.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (San Francisco), The Porpoise Bookshop: (1957)

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8745

Condition: Very Good condition


31 pp.; 24mo (5.5" x 4.25"); illustrated white wrappers. Strip of tanning to back cover up to 1".Presenting some of the less known facts about the wharf and how it came to be: its history, the peopl of the various trades and crafts in the area, the boats, the fish, a good recipe for cioppino supplied by Patricia Evans. View more info

Frontier America : the Far West.

By: Fairbanks, Jonathan L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Museum of Fine Arts: 1975

Seller ID: 8081

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


Exhibition Catalog. 233 pp., oblong 8vo; cloth in price-clipped pictorial jacket. Photographs and other reproductions throughout, including full page color plates.Frontier America "presented here through pictorial, decorative, and functional arts is life in the western part of the United States, from Missouri to the Pacific Coast." View more info

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

By: Fetherstonhaugh, R. C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Carrick & Evans, Inc.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4379

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


322 pp., frontis; 8vo; red cloth in dust jacket. Illustrated with 15 plates comprised of black & white photographs and other reproductions; 5 maps, including four folding. Light wear to cloth; moderate tanning to endpapers near gutter; bookplates on front pastedown and front endpaper. Dust jacket price clipped with yellowing at back panel near spine; light creasing & fading to spine; wear & closed tears at edges up to 1" top front edge; interior tape mends. View more info

Image for Russian Hill Runt.  Vol. 1 - No. 20; July, 1941

Russian Hill Runt. Vol. 1 - No. 20; July, 1941

By: Field, Elizabeth, ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, By the editor: 1941

Seller ID: 6609

Condition: Good Condition


Newsletter: 11 pp., stapled sheets folded to 11.25" x 8.75"; printed on coated paper stock; drawings, cartoons, black & white photographs; reproductions; ads. Back cover is a clip & mail petition to extend Post Street through Laurel Hill Cemetary. Staples a bit rusty with offset to pages at staple spots; corners creased; back cover with a stain at top corner near spine and tanning at extremites.A well crafted and wonderfully entertaining little newsletter... View more info