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The Autobiogrpahy of the West. Personal Narratives of the Discovery and Settlement of the American West.

By: Lewis, Oscar, compiler.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Henry Holt and Company: [1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2834

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good jacket


310 pp.; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket with moderate foxing to spine and foredges. View more info

San Francisco Since 1872, A Pictorial History of Seven Decades. With photographs and poems from the collection of Milton S. Ray - (Inscribed by the author).

By: Lewis, Oscar,.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, W. S. Ray Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5770

Condition: Near Fine condition


101 pp., frontis illus.; 4to; illustrated paper over boards; halftone plates throughout; pen-and-ink decorations by Malette Dean. Inscribed by the author on half-title to peripatetic San Francisco collector Charles Ozorio. Touch of soil back edge, minor wear to spine ends. View more info

The War in the Far West, 1861-1865 An Account of the Brilliant Artistic World of Gaslit San Francisco.

By: Lewis, Oscar.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5368

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


Warmly inscribed by the author on half-title: " For: (Violet?) Taylor - with memories (some of them fond) of early day Red Bluff. All the best from, Oscar Lewis." 263 pp.; 8vo; cloth in white dust jacket with light soil.An informal history of the part played by The Western States in the Civil War. View more info

The Silver Kings. The Lives and Times of Mackay, Fair, Flood, and O'Brien, Lords of the Nevada Comstock.

By: Lewis, Oscar.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6100

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


Fifth Printing. Cloth in price clipped jacket with moderate rubbing at extremities. Illustrated with black & white photos and other reproductions. View more info

Sagebrush Casinos: The Story of Legal Gambling in Nevada [Signed].

By: Lewis, Oscar.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6628

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


8vo; cloth; small light ownership stamp on title page below imprint. In dust jacket with fading to spine & foredge; tape repair inside spine ends; light soil to white back panel.Signed by the author on half-title. View more info

The Wilder Shore. A Gala Social History of San Francisco's Sinners and Spenders, 1849-1906.

By: Longstreet, Stephen.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Doubleday: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4845

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


8vo; cloth in price clipped jacket. Illustrated with drawings by the author. Minor foxing to edges; moderate soil to white dust jacket. View more info

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Calico Print. A partial run of 22 original newspapers, May 1950 to April 1952.

By: Lucille Coke; Harold Weight, [and others].

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Daggett, and Yermo California, Grail Fuller: 1950

Seller ID: 6608

Condition: Very Good condition


Vol II, No. 3 in duplicate. Newsprint shows general even, moderate age toning; 5" split along center fold of the first volume; a few other fold creases starting or fragile; otherwise well preserved. From Daggett, Yermo, Rawhide, Rhyolite, Tumco, etc. to Panamints' Ghost of Billy the Kid - quite a collection of articles and photographs about the tall tales, trails, ghost towns, desert rats, and 20 mule teams of the desert west.. View more info

The Saga of the Comstock Lode, Boom Days in Virginia City (Inscribed by the author).

By: Lyman, George D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Scribner's: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7654

Condition: Near fine condition in good jacket.


399 pp.; 8vo; blue cloth lettered in gilt, without dust jacket; pictorial endpapers; illustrations. "Inscribed for K. K. Bechtel," and signed by the author on half-title. Circular ownership blindstamp also lower edge of half-title, for the Library of Lars Vistnes. View more info

With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox.

By: LYMAN, THEODORE.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1994

Seller ID: 8470

ISBN: 0803279353

Condition: Fine condition


371 pp., incl. index; illustrated black wrappers; maps; photos. View more info

The History of England from the Accession of James II [In 5 volumes].

By: Macaulay, Thomas Babington.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y., John W. Lovell Co.: [c. 1890]

Seller ID: 6650

Condition: Very Good condition


8vo; brown cloth, spines lettered in gilt. Gift inscription front endpapers: "To Wm. Cade, from his daughters, Christmas 1891, Milwaukee, Wis." Volume one with snag, top of spine, otherwise very light wear - solid condition. View more info

Mountains and Molehills; or, Recollections of A Burnt Journal.

By: Marryat, Frank.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia & New York, J. B. Lippincott: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5408

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good jacket


Reprint of the 1855 Edition, unabridged. 8vo; cloth in price-clipped white jacket with light corner crease. A perceptive young Englishman describes his three years in and around San Francisco at the start of the Gold Rush, from 1850 to 1853. View more info

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Origins of Hydraulic Mining in California.

By: MAY, PHILIP ROSS.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oakland, The Holmes Book Co.: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8144

Condition: Fine condition in Good jacket, in protective mylar


Limited to 1000 copies designed by Graham Mackintosh. 88 pp.; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket with a closed tear to rear corner, heavy foxing just along the edge of rear flap. View more info

California Vigilantes.

By: MCGOWAN, EDWARD.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oakland, Biobooks: 1946

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8900

Condition: Fine condition


One of 675 copies. 205 pp.; 4to; cloth; facsimiles, including one insert of the Pacific Mail List, Nov. 6th, 1856, and two Phoenix Newspapers, 1857 & 1858 in rear pocket. View more info

Guide to Old Sacramento.

By: Miller, Robert.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sacramento, River City Press: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7899

Condition: Fine condition


95 pp; 8vo; illustrated black wrappers. Nicely produced with color & b&w photographs, drawings, maps, and other historical reproductions throughout. Includes bibliography & index. View more info

Image for The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas.  Volume 30, Number 4; Winter 1986

The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas. Volume 30, Number 4; Winter 1986

By: MILLER, SALLY M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies at UOP: 1986

Seller ID: 8529

Condition: Fine condition


4to; pictorial wrappers; articles and book reviews; illustrated with historical photographs and other reproductions. View more info

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The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas Volume 31, Number 1; Spring 1987

By: MILLER, SALLY M., ED.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies at UOP: 1987

Seller ID: 8531

Condition: Fine condition


4to; pictorial wrappers; articles and book reviews; illustrated with historical photographs and other reproductions. View more info

Image for The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas  Volume 30, Number 3; Fall 1986

The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas Volume 30, Number 3; Fall 1986

By: MILLER, SALLY M., ED.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies at UOP: 1986

Seller ID: 8532

Condition: Fine condition


4to; pictorial wrappers; articles and book reviews; illustrated with historical photographs and other reproductions. View more info

Image for The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas  Volume 29, Number 4; Winter 1985

The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas Volume 29, Number 4; Winter 1985

By: MILLER, SALLY M., ED.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies at UOP: 1985

Seller ID: 8534

Condition: Fine condition


4to; pictorial wrappers; articles and book reviews; illustrated with historical photographs and other reproductions. View more info

Image for The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas  Volume 29, Number 1; Spring 1985

The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas Volume 29, Number 1; Spring 1985

By: MILLER, SALLY M., ED.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies at UOP: 1985

Seller ID: 8535

Condition: Fine condition


4to; pictorial wrappers; articles and book reviews; illustrated with historical photographs and other reproductions. View more info

Image for [Two Items] The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas, John Muir, Life and Legacy; together with The World of John Muir.  Volume 29, Numbers 2&3; Summer/Fall1985

[Two Items] The Pacific Historian. A Quarterly of Western History and Ideas, John Muir, Life and Legacy; together with The World of John Muir. Volume 29, Numbers 2&3; Summer/Fall1985

By: MILLER, SALLY M.; LAWRENCE R. MURPHY, DAN COLLINS.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stockton, California, Holt-Atherton Center for Western Studies at UOP: 1985; 1981

Seller ID: 8530

Condition: Fine condition


192 pp.; 4to; pictorial white wrappers; articles and book reviews; illustrated with historical photographs and other reproductions. This issue completely devoted to Muir. Seperate publication, The World of John Muir, from the editors of The Pacific Historian was issued in 1981. 92 pp.; 4to; black wrappers. Also containing articles, photographs and other reproductions. View more info