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General of the Army: George C.Marshall, Soldier and Statesman.

By: CRAY, ED.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cooper Square Press: 2000

Seller ID: 8169

ISBN: 0815410425

Condition: As New


847 pp., incl. index, notes, and extensive bibliography; 8vo; black wrappers; illustrated with photographs. View more info

Mrs. Eddy. The Biography of a Virginal Mind.

By: Dakin, Edwin Franden.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Freethought Press: 1929

Seller ID: 4920

Condition: Good condition in Good jacket, in protective mylar wrap.


"This Special Edition . . . is printed in defiance of the amazing attempt to suppress this book by fanatical Christian Scientists who prefer delusion to truth!" Signed by the author on front endpaper. 553 pp., portrait frontis; 8vo; red cloth, spine stamped in black; in brown paper dust jacket printed and ruled in red. Foxing stains to verso of half-title, edges of both sides of frontis plate, top & foredge of title page, diminishing to faint foxing on small part... View more info

The Lives of William Hartnell.

By: Dakin, Susanna Bryant.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, Stanford University Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4478

Condition: Near Fine condition in Near Fine jacket, in Mylar Wrap


308 pp.; cloth with one nick to top front edge; in dust jacket with chip top front edge, closed rear rear top edge, light wear at corners. View more info

A Frenchman in the Gold Rush. The Journal of Ernest De Massey, Argonaut of 1849. Translated by Marguerite Eyer Wilbur.

By: De Massey, Ernest.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California Historical Society: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5648

Condition: Fine condition


183 pp.; 4to; blue cloth, spine and front cover stamped in gold; six illustrations including 3 plates, containing reproductions, facsimiles, 2 maps. Bookplate of The Society of California Pioneers on front pastedown. French nobelman Ernest De Massey arrived in San Francisco in 1849 after a long voyage aboard the Ceres. Soon he opened a mercantile business in the town and spent the winter of 1850 recording what he saw before giving it up to head for the mines in A... View more info

J. Ross Browne: Confidential Agent in Old California.

By: Dillon, Richard H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4714

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


218 pp., incl. index; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket. Illustrated with period photographs and other reproductions. Some small spots of faint foxing to foredge. View more info

J. Ross Browne: Confidential Agent in Old California.

By: Dillon, Richard H. (Signed by the author).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5764

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


Signed by the author front endpaper. 218 pp., incl. index; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket. Illustrated with period photographs and other reproductions. One small spot of foxing top edge front endpaper. View more info

Dawn. A History of Myself.

By: Dreiser, Theodore.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Horace Liveright, Inc.: [1931]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2846

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good jacket


589 pp.; tall 8vo; gilt stamped black & red cloth; in dust jacket with moderate soil, chips and closed tears at extremities. View more info

John A. Hooper, and California's Robust Youth. Together with a forward by Arthur W. Hooper

By: Drury, Aubrey.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Privately Printed: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5730

Condition: Near Fine condition


85 pp., portrati frontis; 4to; red cloth; black & white photographs. Moderate tanning to front pastedown and endpaper. View more info

John A. Hooper, and California's Robust Youth. Together with a forward by Arthur W. Hooper

By: Drury, Aubrey.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Privately Printed: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5944

Condition: Near Fine condition


85 pp., portrati frontis; 4to; red cloth; black & white photographs. Moderate tanning to front pastedown and endpaper. View more info

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[Two Titles] The Red Count: The Life and Times of Harry Kessler, together with; The Diaries of Harry Kessler, 1918-1937.

By: EASTON, LAIRD M.; COUNT HARRY KESSLER.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles; New York, University Of California Press; Grove Press: (2002;1999)

Seller ID: 8625

Condition: Fine condition


497; 535 pp.; 8vo; illustrated wrappers. View more info

Noguchi.

By: Eckstein, Gustav.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Bros.: 1931

Seller ID: 5137

Condition: Near Fine condition


8vo; blue cloth, without jacket; minimal cover wear. View more info

The Great Formosan Impostor.

By: Foley, Frederic J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rome & St. Louis, Jesuit Historical Institute & St. Louis University: 1968

Seller ID: 5134

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


126 pp., frontis; 8vo; cloth with slight offset tanning to endpapers; in green dust jacket with wear at edges; illustrated with period reproductions, map, and folding plate reproducing and a Formosan Funeral procession. "George Psalmanazar was a born impostor and, as such, he enjoyed the thrill of posing as an Irish seminarian, a Japanese ascetic, and finally as a visitor from far Formosa. " View more info

My Uncle Louis.

By: Fontaine, Robert.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., McGraw-Hill: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4492

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


294 pp.; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket. Narrow strip of clear tape reinforcement around top leading flap edge, trivial wear to corners, overall a bright copy.Bibi and his fabulous uncle in more wonderfully gay adventures involving the author's Falstaffian-Quixotic uncle. View more info

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American Raconteur. Real American Writin' for Real American Readin'.

By: Fool, Henry Edward.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Mars Hill, NC, Estuary Publications: 2012

Seller ID: 3234

ISBN: 1461184134

Condition: New


364 pp.; 8vo; printed yellow wrappers."I now realize that during all those years when I was praying for a small, dedicated readership, I should have been praying for a large dedicated readership." Wicked funny misanthropy. View more info

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Trial By Guest. An Accurate Accounting of the Various Reasons, Why I Should Be Hung.

By: Fool, Henry Edward.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Mars Hill, NC, Estuary Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 3235

ISBN: 1453790179

Condition: New


306 pp.; 8vo; pictorial yellow wrappers."No honest person in business, whatever the nature of that business, would deny that things would just go more smoothly, and the workplace would be so much more enjoyable, if what we do could be done without customers. The irony of that fundamental truth haunts us all. But it's worse in the hotel business because we call our customers 'guests', and too many of them expect to be treated as such". View more info

Alanbrooke.

By: FRASER, DAVID.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Atheneum: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8171

ISBN: 068911267x

Condition: Near Fine condition in Fine jacket


604 pp.; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket. Illustrations, maps. Foredge with 4 specs of foxing, else fine. View more info

George Orwell, a personal memoir.

By: Fyvel, T. R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7481

ISBN: 0025420402

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


8vo; cloth-backed paper over boards; in dust jacket with very light wear at some edges, closed nick rear top edge. Illustrated with photographs.Ten years of friendship and professional collaboration coinciding with the years that saw Orwell become a leading essayist and journalist, write Animal Farm, and 1984. View more info

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Friendship's Diary.

By: GARDNER, ALEXANDER.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paisley & London: 1887

Seller ID: 8375

Condition: Very Good condition


Unpaged, but after title and two page preface, one page for each day of the year consisting of decoratively boarderd blanks within red rule, and date for page in top border printed in red. Octavo, bound in laminated wood covers, front cover with floral illustration laid down under laminate; spine of red leather, heavily decorated in gilt; all edges gilt. Illustrated with full page reproductions from engravings; each page leads with a literary quotation. Moderate rubbing ... View more info

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Trail-Blazing Pioneer. Colonel Joseph Ballinger Chiles.

By: GIFFEN, HELEN S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [San Francisco], John Howell Books: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8567

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


100 pp., portrait frontis; tall 8vo; red cloth lettered in gilt, in blue paper jacket.Designed and printed by Alfred and Lawton Kennedy. Chiles, born in Kentucky (1810), went with the Bartleson-Bidwell Party overland in 1841. Promised a mill site by Vallejo, Chiles went east again to buy equipment, returning in 1843 with Joseph Walker. From his Napa Valley rancho he supplied Fremont in the Bear Flag Revolt, aided him by testifying on his behalf in his court-marti... View more info

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The California Outlaw, Tuburcio Vasquez. Including The Rare Contemporary Account by George Beers, With Numerous Photographs And Excerpts From Contemporary Newspapers.

By: GREENWOOD, ROBERT, COMPILER.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Los Gatos, Talisman Press: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8434

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


Red cloth spine, salmon paper over boards with titles & portrait photo on front cover; spine lettered in gilt. In plain paper, salmon colored jacket with one quarter inch tear back top edge. Tiburcio Vásquez was a Californio bandido who was active in California from 1854 to 1874. The Vasquez Rocks, 40 miles north of Los Angeles, were one of his many hideouts and are named for him. "I was born in Monterey county, California at the town of Monterey, August 11,... View more info