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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

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Circles of Life. Katsina Imagery on Hopi Wicker Basketry.

By: Finger, Judith W. & Andrew D. Finger.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ukiah, CA, Grace Hudson Museum & Sun House: [2006]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1977

ISBN: 0974030015

Condition: As New


104 pp.; 8" x 10"; pictorial brown wrappers; including more than 100 color images as well as b&w photos."Hopi wicker basketry plaques can be appreciated on many levels. Viewers can admire them as works of art and marvel at their makers’ talents. They can identify a katsina image and glimpse the integral part katsinam play in Hopi life. They can understand these plaques’ importance in sustaining Hopi traditions and the role they have played in Hopi and non-Hopi relations." 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

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California History Volume 83, Number 3 The Magazine of the California Historical Society.

By: Fireman, Janet R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The California Historical Society: Winter 2006

Seller ID: 9472

Condition: As New


80 pp. 4to; illustrated wrappers. Still in original shrinkwrap View more info

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California History Volume 85, Number 2 The Magazine of the California Historical Society.

By: Fireman, Janet R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The California Historical Society: 2008

Seller ID: 9473

Condition: As New


80 pp.; 4to; illustrated wrappers. Historical photographs throughout.Including: Not of National Significance: Failed National Park Proposals in California by Lary M. Dilsaver; Preserving "Nature's Artistry": Torrey Pines During Its Formative Years as a City and State Park, by Victor A. Walsh; Excerpt: Tumba of Torrey Pines, by William Maurce Culp; Harriet Russell Strong: Horticulturalist, Conservationist, and Feminist, by Jane Apostol. View more info

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California History Volume 84, Number 4 The Magazine of the California Historical Society.

By: Fireman, Janet R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The California Historical Society: Fall 2007

Seller ID: 9474

Condition: Near Fine condition


88 pp. 4to; illustrated wrappers; half-tone historical photographs throughout. Several rear pages of notes/book reviews dog-eared at top edge.Including: California History Collections, The Fernery; The House That Russell Built: Bill Russell, the University of San Francisco, and the Winning Streak That Changed College Basketball, by Aram Goudsouzian; In a Climate Like Ours: The California Campuses of Allison & Allison by Sally Sims Stokes. Also Notes and Book Reviews. View more info

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California History Volume 84, Number 2 The Magazine of the California Historical Society.

By: Fireman, Janet R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The California Historical Society: Winter 2006-2007

Seller ID: 9475

Condition: As New


4to; illustrated wrappers; half-tone historical photographs throughout. Still in original shrinkwrap. 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 The First Californiac. Being a Reprint of Prospects of California Written by Dr. Victor H. Fourgeaud for the April 1, 1848 Issue of The California Star, San Francisco's First Newspaper, of Which Samuel Brannan Was the Publisher.

The First Californiac. Being a Reprint of Prospects of California Written by Dr. Victor H. Fourgeaud for the April 1, 1848 Issue of The California Star, San Francisco's First Newspaper, of Which Samuel Brannan Was the Publisher.

By: FOURGEAUD, DR. VICTOR H. PROLEGOMENON BY CARROLL D. HALL.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Press of Lewis and Dorothy Allen: 1942

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8998

Condition: Very Good condition


This book is one of an edition limited to 225 copies, designed, hand-set and printed by Lewis and Dorothy Allen; Pen and ink drawings by Lawrence E. Walker. 44 pp.; 12mo; calf-backed speckled light blue paper over boards with front cover vignette; spine stamped in blind. Plain paper sticker (1.5") covering part of front pastedown; tanning to gutters; covers a bit darkened near front edges; faint dime sized spot rear cover near front edge; leading corners bumped.Victor Fourgeaud(1815-75), South Carolina born doctor, who went from Missouri to San Francisco in '47 to practice medicine... View more info

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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

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Woman in the Nineteenth Century. A Facsimile of the 1845 Edition. With an introduction by Madeleine B. Stern.

By: FULLER, S. MARGARET.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Columbia, SC, University of South Carolina Press: 1980

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 9216

ISBN: 0872493865

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


225 pp., includes new indexes; 12mo; gilt lettered blue cloth back and paper over boards; in black dust jacket with minor rubbing. Margaret Fuller (1810-50) was a Bostonian intellectual, a friend of Emerson and Hawthorne, the editor of the principal journal of the transcendentalist movement, and the author of several books. 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 theatre for over 10 years during the 1920s and 1930s, he achieved national prominence as “the San Francisco Bellhop Playwri... 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

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[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 politician of New York City recruited by Secretary of War March to lead to California a military force for service in the Mexican Wa... 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