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Prairie Mountain Sketches.

By: Field, Matthew C.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: [1957]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2615

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


239 pp.; 8vo; cloth in pictorial dust jacket; illustrated with b&w reproductions. Very minor wear to jacket at corners; minor soil to white back panel. View more info

Image for (Three Titles): Monterey, The Presence of the Past; together with, Monterey's Adobe Heritage; and Monterey Bay Yesterday, a nostalgic  era in postcards.

(Three Titles): Monterey, The Presence of the Past; together with, Monterey's Adobe Heritage; and Monterey Bay Yesterday, a nostalgic era in postcards.

By: FINK, AUGUSTA; WYNN BULLOCK, MAYO HAYES O'DONNELL; BETTY LEWIS.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books; Monterey Savings & Loan: 1972, 1968

Seller ID: 8390

Condition: Near Fine condition


Presence, 8vo, cloth in price-clipped jacket; Heritage, 4to; photographs of 40 adobe structures; location map at end. View more info

California History, Volume LXXX No. 2/3. The Magazine of the California Historical Society.

By: Fireman, Janet R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The California Historical Society: Summer / Fall 2001

Seller ID: 4031

Condition: Fine condition


159 pp. 4to; illustrated wrappers; black & white photographs throughout.Feature articles include: George Freeth: King of the Surfers and California's Forgotten Hero, by Arthur C. Verge, a splendid 23 page piece illustrated with 15 b&w photos. Also, Eternal Light: Visions of Gottardo Piazzoni by Scott A. Shields; Revising the Sesquicentennial Narrative: The Importance of Josiah Royce's "California" for Our Time, by Ronald A. Wells. View more info

GOOD LIFE IN HARD TIMES.

By: Flamm, Jerry.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Pub. Co.: n.d.(1976)

Seller ID: 206


Good+ Back cover wear, light stain to rear end paper San Francisco in the 1920's and 30's View more info

Image for Mother Lode Race Incident. Letters between two lodges of the I.O.O.F. regarding alleged misconduct on the part of a member.

Mother Lode Race Incident. Letters between two lodges of the I.O.O.F. regarding alleged misconduct on the part of a member.

By: FOX, THERON, EDITOR AND INTRODUCTION.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Jose, Harlan-Young Press: 1966

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8449

Condition: Fine condition in Good dj, in Mylar Wrapper


400 copies printed. 8vo; cloth, in tan jacket with moderate soil; 1.5" closed tear front top corner near spine.Lodge life in the Gold Rush depicted in a series of letters between two members of the International Order of Odd Fellows. View more info

SCOTLAND'S ROYAL LINE The Tragic House of Stuart with a Personal Biography of that Hero of Romance and Misfortune Prince Charles Edward.

By: Francis, Grant R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dutton: 1929

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 7672

Condition: Very Good condition


Red cloth lettered in gilt. Illustrated with frontis & plates containing reproductions of portraits. Spine gilt dulled; bookplate of Lulu Leppo of Santa Rosa, CA on front pastedown with her ownership signature on front endpaper. View more info

Image for The History and Business Directory of Shasta County. Comprising an accurate historical sketch of the county from its earliest settlement to the present time, 1881.

The History and Business Directory of Shasta County. Comprising an accurate historical sketch of the county from its earliest settlement to the present time, 1881.

By: FRANK, B. F. AND H W CHAPPELL, COMPILERS.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Shasta Historical Society: 1979

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 8473

Condition: Fine condition


180 pp., index; 8vo; white cloth, spine lettered in black. View more info

Saratoga, The Decisive Battle.

By: FURNEAUX, RUPERT.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8106

ISBN: 0049730053

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


304 pp., frontis; incl. index, bibliography; 8vo cloth in pictorial brown jacket with trivial wear at edges; illustrations, maps. View more info

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[Two Titles] The History Today Companion to British History, and Who's Who in British History.

By: GARDINER, JULIET, NEIL WENBORN, EDITORS.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Collins & Brown: 1995

Seller ID: 8623

Condition: As New


Thick octavos; cloth in dust jackets. Both as new, Who's Who still in publisher's shrinkwrap. View more info

Handbill announcing free lecture, and a series of six lessons.

By: Garland Anderson.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 4270

Condition: Near Fine condition


Handbill of light blue paper stock; folded to 4p., 8.5" x 5.5", printed on all sides, advertising lectures by Garland Anderson, with his portrait photo on front page. Dated 1935 in pencil upper margin by previous owner. Top leading corner tips minor dog-ear. A pioneer playwright and moralistic philosopher of constructive thinking, Garland Anderson was the first African American known to have a serious full-length drama produced on Broadway. Active in the ... View more info

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Surveying the Shore. Historic Maps of Coastal Massachusetts, 1600-1930.

By: GARVER, JOSEPH G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Commonwealth Editions: 2006

Seller ID: 8785

ISBN: 1933212276

Condition: As New


205 pp.; cloth in dust jacket; still in original shrinkwrap; illustrations, maps. View more info

The Question of German Unification 1806-1996.

By: GEISS, IMANUEL.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1997

Seller ID: 8166

ISBN: 0415150493

Condition: Fine condition


151 pp.; 8vo; wrappers. View more info

Showboats, The History of an American Institution.

By: Graham, Philip.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4577

Condition: Near Fine condition


224 pp., including bibliography, index; 8vo; red cloth, endpapers reproducing showboat advertising posters; without dust jacket; black & white photos, reproductions. Very light wear to spine. A clean, tight copy. View more info

Hunted Down: or, Five Days in the Fog. A thrilling narrative of the escape of young Granice from a drunken, infuriated mob.

By: Granice, Harry.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: La Grange, CA, Southern Mines Press: 1975

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8041

Condition: Fine condition


Lithographed reproduction from an original copy. 20 pp.; stapled wrappers.Granis wrote the narrative while imprisoned in the Modesto jail for the murder of Edward Madden, young editor of the Mercend Tribune, the result of a feud between rival newspapers. View more info

California Memories, 1857-1930.

By: Graves, Jackson A.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, Times-Mirror Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2614

Condition: Fine condition


330 pp., port. frontis.; 4to; original gilt stamped blue cloth; black and white photographic plates throughout. [Cowan II, p.246]. View more info

History of the State of California and Biographical Record of Coast Counties, California. An historical record of the state's growth from its earliest settlement to the present time, containing biographies of well known citizens of the past and present.

By: Guinn, Prof. J. M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chapman Publishing Co.: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5912

Condition: Poor condtion


1500 pp., 4to; brown leather lettered in gilt; portrait photographs. Joints cracked; backstrip glued down; edges rubbed. Hinges are strong, interior clean. View more info

Records of a California Family, Journals and letters of Louis C. Gunn and Elizabeth Le Breton Gunn.

By: Gunn, Lewis C.; Le Breton Gunn, Elizabeth; Marston, Anna Lee , editor.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Diego, Donald I. Segerstrom Memorial Fund,: 1974

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8009

Condition: Very Good condition


279 pp., plus two page genealogy; color frontis; 8vo; blue cloth lettered in gilt; illustrated with photographs. Slight fading to cloth at edges; some spotting to lower front edge of cloth. View more info

Image for The Adventures of Alexander Barclay, Mountain Man, from London corsetier to pioneer farmer in Canada, bookkeeper in St. Louis, superintendent of Bent's Fort, fur trader and mountain man in Colorado and New Mexico, builder of Barclay's Fort on the Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico, in 1848 : a narrative of his career, 1810 to 1855, his memorandum diary, 1845 to 1850.

The Adventures of Alexander Barclay, Mountain Man, from London corsetier to pioneer farmer in Canada, bookkeeper in St. Louis, superintendent of Bent's Fort, fur trader and mountain man in Colorado and New Mexico, builder of Barclay's Fort on the Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico, in 1848 : a narrative of his career, 1810 to 1855, his memorandum diary, 1845 to 1850.

By: HAMMOND, GEORGE P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denver, Old West Pub. Co.: 1976

Seller ID: 8464

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


246 pp., color frontis; 4to; brown fabrikoid, in printed brown pape jacket; map in rear pocket; illustrated with photographs, sketches, and other reproductions. Printed by Alfred and Lawton Kennedy. Strip of light offset tanning to endpapers from jacket flaps. View more info

Don Agustin V. Zamorano, Statesman, Soldier, Craftsman and California's First Printer.

By: Harding, George L.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Zamorano Club: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2347

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


308 pps., frontis; 4to; cloth in dust jacket; reproductions; black & white photographs; large folding map. Strip of sunning to cloth a bottom edge; browning to jacket with nicks and a tape repair to lower front edge. View more info

An Island In Yosemite, the Story of White Wolf Lodge.

By: Harlan, George H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Greenbrae, CA, By the author: [1981]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2445

Condition: Very Good condition


Inscribed by the author with warmest personal regards to Phil Dattola. 32 pp.; 10" x 7"; illustrated white wrappers. Illustrated with black & white photographs, reproductions. Quarter size dampspot on front cover. View more info