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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

Image for [2 Titles]: California Expedition: Stevenson's Regiment of First New York Volunteers, together with, With Stevenson to California.

[2 Titles]: California Expedition: Stevenson's Regiment of First New York Volunteers, together with, With Stevenson to California.

By: GIFFEN, GUY J.; JAMES LYNCH.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oakland, Biobooks: 1951; 1954

Edition: Limited Editions

Seller ID: 8848

Condition: Near Fine condition


650/500 copies printed; 109 & 56 pp. cloth; California Expedition with a color plate; text chiefly a list of the regiment members with biographical information when known. Specs of soil and a light blemish to cloth leading front edge, VG thus. With Stevenson with folding color map in rear, fine condition.Stevenson's Regiment was the name applied to the First Regiment of New York Volunteers, whose commander was Col. Jonathan D. Stevenson, a Democratic ward politic... 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

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California Imprints, 1833-1862, A Bibliography. Compiled by Seiko June Suzuki & Marjorie Pulliam, and the Historical Records Survey.

By: GREENWOOD, ROBERT, EDITOR.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Gatos, The Talisman Press: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8828

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


Limited to 750 copeis. 524 pp.; 8vo; red cloth in printed yellow jacket with light wear front top edge. 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

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

The Diary and Copybook of William E. P. Hartnell Visitador General of the Missions of Alta California in 1839 and 1840 edited with annotations, introduction and prologue by Glenn J. Farris.

By: Harnell, William E. P.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Santa Clara, CA, Spokane, WA, The California Mission Studies Association, Arthur H. Clark: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7403

ISBN: 0870623303

Condition: Fine condition


One of 150 hardcovers produced. 153 pp., incl. index; 8vo; mustard cloth lettered in red, without dust jacket as issued. Portrait frontis, reproductions, maps. View more info

First and Last Consul: Thomas Oliver Larkin & the Americanization of California.

By: HAWGOOD, JOHN A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Marino, Huntington Library: 1962

Seller ID: 5647

Condition: Near Fine condition


123 pp.; 8vo; green cloth, without dust jacket. Wear marks to leading edge front cover. View more info

First and Last Consul: Thomas Oliver Larkin & the Americanization of California.

By: HAWGOOD, JOHN A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Palo Alto, California, Pacific Books: 1970

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 8909

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


147 pp.; 8vo; brown cloth in dust jacket with moderate soil and tanning. View more info