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American Individualism.

By: Hoover, Herbert.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3387

Condition: Very Good condition


72 pp.; 12mo; gilt stamped blue cloth, without dust jacket. Gilt dulled particularly on spine; offset tanning from paper laid in at half-title, otherwise a tight, clean copy. View more info

The Farallon Islands, California. A paper read before The National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of California.

By: Hoover, Mildred Brooke.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stanford, Stanford University Press: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2348

Condition: Very Good condition


17 pps., map frontis; 8vo; printed brown wrappers; black & white photograph. Very light soil to covers; very light foxing to half-title. View more info

The Prospect Before Her : A History of Women in Western Europe : Volume One 1500-1800.

By: Hufton, Olwen.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2593

ISBN: 0679450300

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


638 pp.; 8vo; paper covered boards in pictorial dust jacket; black & white illustrations, reproductions. View more info

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The History of Contra Costa County California. In One Volume, Illustrated.

By: Hulaniski, F. J., editor.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Berkeley, The Elms Publishing Co.: 1917

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9493

Condition: Very Good condition


xiv, 635 pp., portrait frontis; 4to; green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Illustrated throughout with portrait photographs, one of Doctor Marsh House near Brentwood. Moderate fading and rubbing to cloth at extremities; moderate foxing to foredge; faint offset tanning to an area of rear blank after last page [2" x 5"]. A solid copy. View more info

John Walton Caughey. A Bibliography of His Writings.

By: Hundley, Norris Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Glen Dawson: 1961

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 6824

Condition: Fine condition


200 copies printed by Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press, Pasadena. 22 pp.; 12mo; tan cloth, spine lettered in gilt; portrait photo of Caughey on title. View more info

Image for [Two Titles] Oakland Fire Department, together with Oakland Police Department.

[Two Titles] Oakland Fire Department, together with Oakland Police Department.

By: Hunter, Captain Geoffrey; Phil McArdle.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (Charleston, SC), Arcadia Publishing Co.: 2005; 2007

Seller ID: 9467

ISBN: 0738529680

Condition: Fine condition


8vo; pictorial wrappers. From the Images of America series. Profusely illustrated with historical photographs. View more info

Report on England, November, 1940.

By: Ingersoll, Ralph.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Simon & Schuster: 1940

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 5757

Condition: Very Good condition in Very Good jacket


8vo; cloth with tanning to pastedowns along hinge; in chipped dust jacket with light tanning to white back panel. View more info

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Glimpses of Three Coasts.

By: Jackson, Helen (H. H.).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Roberts Bros.: 1887

Seller ID: 9278

Condition: Very Good condition


Ex Pacific Union Club library with their bookplate front pastedown; presentation inscription to the Pacific Union Club Library by Mr. W. H. Crocker. 418 pp.,(2) pub. ads; 8vo; gray cloth spine lettered in gilt, front cover in red; floral pastedowns and endpapers. Small clipping from book catalog entry affixed to front pastedown throwing offset to front endpaper Moderate soil and rubbing to cloth; slight fraying at top of spine. Helen [Maria Fiske] Hunt Jackson (1830-85). Reared in her native Amherst, Mass., was the same age as her friend Emily Dickinson, who was part-model for the hero... View more info

Image for In and Out of the Old Missions of California, an Historical  and Pictorial Account of The Franciscan Missions.  With 142 illustrations from photographs.

In and Out of the Old Missions of California, an Historical and Pictorial Account of The Franciscan Missions. With 142 illustrations from photographs.

By: JAMES, GEORGE WHARTON.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1906

Seller ID: 8854

Condition: Very Good condition


392 pp., pub. ads, tissue frontis; 8vo; green cloth lettered and illustrated in gilt; gilt top edge; plate illustrations. Minor nicks and rubbing to cloth here and there on edges; very faint blotching to rear cover. View more info

Picture This. World War 1 Posters and Visual Culture.

By: JAMES, PEARL, EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University Of Nebraska Press: 2009

Seller ID: 8107

Condition: Fine condition


398 pp., incl. index, selected bibliography; 8vo; black wrappers; 53 illustrations. View more info

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A Texas Ranger.

By: JENNINGS, N. A.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: N.Y., Scribner's: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8432

Condition: Good or better condition


321 pp.; 8vo; pictorial brown cloth, without dust jacket. Light soil to cloth with light strip of stain to back cover; small area of rubbing to red shirt of the 'Ranger' front cover; ownership name of Mrs. Ruth M. Drake in pen front endpaper; small foil label for International Bookfinders lower edge front pastedown.Adams Six-Guns 1173. Basic Texas Books 107. Graff 2208. Howes J100. A Texas Ranger is journalist Napoleon Augustus Jennings's memoir of his youthful career serving with Leander H. McNelly's Texas Ranger company from 1874 to 1877. Very scarce. View more info

Image for [Two Titles]  Images of America, Byron Hot Springs; Postcard History Series, East Contra Costa County.

[Two Titles] Images of America, Byron Hot Springs; Postcard History Series, East Contra Costa County.

By: Jensen, Carol A., East Contra Costa Historical Society.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Charleston, SC), Arcadia Publishing Co.: 2006; 2007

Seller ID: 9470

ISBN: 073854700-X

Condition: Fine condition


8vo; pictorial wrappers. Profusely illustrated with historical photographs. View more info

Oh my Country.

By: Josten, Josef.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Latimer House, Ltd.: [1949]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3379

Condition: Very Good condition


255 pp., frontis; 8vo; black cloth, without dust jacket; map endpapers; black & white photographs, reproductions. Very minor wear along spine edge, leading corner tips; minor crease down spine; moderate foxing to foredge; occasional pencil marks, checks, brackets on approx. 5 scattered pages in the latter third of the volume.Signed by the author on title page. Also on title page, an oval rubber stamp for a private library "Anthony W. [Yulis], Received, with date in pen; a note in pen on lower right corner "Bought at Sokol Hall, 1960, J.J.B." Second rubber stamp lower right ... View more info

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The Storm of Steel.

By: Junger, Ernst.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Howard Fertig, Inc.: 1975

Seller ID: 9404

ISBN: 0865274231

Condition: New condition


Trade paperback; still in original publisher's shrinkwrap.Junger fought for over four years in the First World War, much of the time commanding troops in the bloody trench warfare of Northern France, and Flanders. His battle journal, Storm of Steel, first published in 1920 is stamped with the truth and remains one of the half-dozen most memorable books in the literature of the war. View more info

The Spanish-American War: A Compact History.

By: Kelller, Alan.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Hawthorne Books: 1969

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 5394

Condition: Very Good condition in Good jacket, with Mylar Wrap


Inscribed by the author. 258 pp.; 8vo; cloth, with light foxing top edge; in dust jacket with foxing to tip of inside flaps; jagged tear with 2" loss lower front edge. View more info

Image for Outlaw Trail, a History of Butch Cassidy and His Wild Bunch, Hole-In-The-Wall, Brown's Wall, Robber's Roost.

Outlaw Trail, a History of Butch Cassidy and His Wild Bunch, Hole-In-The-Wall, Brown's Wall, Robber's Roost.

By: Kelly, Charles, with decorations by Bill Fleming.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, By the author: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7286

Condition: Good Condition


[9]. 337 pp., 7 blank leaves; portrait of Bat Masterson after title page; 8vo; dark red cloth lettered in gilt with horse & rider decoration front cover; map endpapers; plates throughout containing period photographs, drawings. Plates collated complete but a few don't conform to the location in list of illustrations page. Cover rubbed at edges; ownership name, Ed Taylor, Kaycee Wyo on front endpaper, found also at top edge of rear chapter heading, with just the name top edge title page. Bit of ink offset smudge to front pastedown from the signature."It is an excellant history of t... View more info

Image for First Directory of Nevada Territory . . . and including, Sketches of the Washoe Silver Mines by Henry De Groot.  containing the names of residents in the principal towns ; a historical sketch, the Organic act, and other political matters of interest ; together with a description of all the quartz mills ; reduction works, and all other industrial establishments in the territory ; as also of the leading mining claims; and various mineral discoveries, works of internal improvements, etc, with a table of distances, list of public officers, and other useful information.

First Directory of Nevada Territory . . . and including, Sketches of the Washoe Silver Mines by Henry De Groot. containing the names of residents in the principal towns ; a historical sketch, the Organic act, and other political matters of interest ; together with a description of all the quartz mills ; reduction works, and all other industrial establishments in the territory ; as also of the leading mining claims; and various mineral discoveries, works of internal improvements, etc, with a table of distances, list of public officers, and other useful information.

By: KELLY, J. WELLS, COMPILER; HENRY DE GROOT.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Gatos, CA, The Talisman Press: 1962

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 8807

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


(i cover), ii, front pastedown; iii-(xvii), ads; 266 pp., frontis; 24 pp. (sketchbook); 8vo; black fabrikoid spine lettered in gilt, and paper printed with advertisements over boards; in printed paper jacket. Two sections comprising 24 full page ads within the text; tables & lists. Folding map of Washoe Mines by De Groot. Jacket with a bit of fading bottom edge, minor crease foot of spine. View more info

Image for [FourTitles] A Kemble Reader, Stories of California, 1846-1848; A Visit to California in 1841; A Sailor's Sketch of the Sacramento Valley in 1842; Recollections of Old Times in California or, California Life in 1843.

[FourTitles] A Kemble Reader, Stories of California, 1846-1848; A Visit to California in 1841; A Sailor's Sketch of the Sacramento Valley in 1842; Recollections of Old Times in California or, California Life in 1843.

By: KEMBLE, EDWARD CLEVELAND; JOSEPH B. CHILES; JOHN YATES; WILLIAM HENRY THOMES.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The California Historical Society; Friends of the Bancroft Library: 1963;1970;1971; 1974

Seller ID: 8816

Condition: Fine condition


8vo; first title in cloth, three Bancroft keepsakes in printed wrappers. Top leading corner tips bumped on the Kemble, else fine.Four personal reminiscences of life in the Golden State before the Gold Rush. View more info

Image for A California Tramp, and Later Footprints; or, Life on the Plains and in The Golden State Thrity Years Ago, with Miscellaneous Sketches in Prose and Verse.

A California Tramp, and Later Footprints; or, Life on the Plains and in The Golden State Thrity Years Ago, with Miscellaneous Sketches in Prose and Verse.

By: Kenderdine, T. S.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Newtown, PA, (no pub.) Press of Globe Printing House: 1888

Seller ID: 9280

Condition: Good Condition


Ex Pacific Union Club library with their bookplate front pastedown; presentation inscription to the Pacific Union Club Library by Chas. M. Black. 8vo; black cloth lettered & illustrated in gilt. (416) pp., tissue frontis; 8vo; black cloth, spine lettered in gilt; title and vignette on front cover in gilt. Illustrations include 3 plates with tissue guards, several full page and many vignettes from engravings. Wear and rubbing to spine ends and corners; soil and some mottle from age-old mildew primarily to front cover, but not musty. Otherwise a solid, clean copy.Thaddeus S. Kenderdine ... View more info

Image for The Maquis de Custine and His Russia in 1839.

The Maquis de Custine and His Russia in 1839.

By: KENNAN, GEORGE F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8498

ISBN: 0691051879

Condition: Very Good condition in Very Good jacket


145 pp., incl. notes & index; 8vo; cloth in price-clipped jacket. Moderate foxing to rear flap edges of jacket, with a sprinkle to the lower portion of foredge of text block. View more info