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Picturesque Southern California

By: N/A

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, M. Rieder:

Seller ID: 027350


Copyright is 1903; Un-paginated, though with 30 pages of colored plates; String tied souvenir book, with decorative paper wrap covers; Covers show closed tears over spine and small moistures stains on lower outside corner of top cover; Title page shows slight smudges; Volume remains tight and remaining contents are bright and very clean. View more info

Riverside County California [Promotional / Souvenir booklet]

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: N/P, N/P: 1914

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 031592


32 pages (including covers), unpaginated, and saddle stapled. Highly illustrated and very clean copy, showing only the slightest of handling/wear. View more info

Pictures of Gold Rush California (The Lakeside Classics)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. / The Lakeside Press: 1949

Seller ID: 032412


Red cloth covers with gold stamped lettering and design. Top edge is gilded. Fore and bottom edge remain un-cut. 383 pages. View more info

Image for California Gold Book, First Nugget:  Its Discovery and Discoverers and Some of the Results Proceeding Therefrom

California Gold Book, First Nugget: Its Discovery and Discoverers and Some of the Results Proceeding Therefrom

By: Allen, W. W. And R. B. Avery

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Donohue & Henneberry: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036097


439 pages. Spine ends are a little frayed, and the corners are lightly worn. Top hinge is cracked though volume remains fairly tight. General light wear. View more info

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Resources of the Pacific Slope... With a Sketch of The Settlement and Exploration of Lower California

By: Browne, J. Ross

Price: $185.00

Publisher: San Francisco, H. H. Bancroft and Company: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008636


674 pages, plus 200 pages separately titled "A Sketch of the Settlement and Exploration of Lower California." Blind stamped brown cloth worn around edges, and with chipping at spine ends. Front hinge (internal) is cracked, though volume remains tight. Occasional light foxing, and some offsetting, though text remains bright and very legible. Gilt lettering on spine is good. Letter laid in to Willis Tilton, from Glen Dawson (Dawson's Book Shop in LA) discussing the pu... View more info

Image for What I saw in California: Being the Journal of a Tour, By the Emigrant Route and South Pass of the Rocky Mountains, Across the Continent of North America, The Great Desert Basin, and Through California, in the Years 1846,1847

What I saw in California: Being the Journal of a Tour, By the Emigrant Route and South Pass of the Rocky Mountains, Across the Continent of North America, The Great Desert Basin, and Through California, in the Years 1846,1847

By: Bryant, Edwin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1849

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 035673


480 pages. Covers are very well worn and there are tears along the joints and over the spine. Covers are completely detached from text block. Foxing and some moisture stains. Text block remains tight, though there are several groupings of leaves that have sprung. View more info

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The Big Trees of California: Their History and Characteristics

By: Clark, Galen

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Yosemite Valley, California, Self Published: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 036115


104 pages, plus ads. Signed on blank fly leaf: "Galen Clark / Yosemite Calf / May 27thy 1908." Green paper wrap covers show a little wear at spine ends and less-so at corners. Non-author inked name and date on blank front free end page, as well as light smudges. Corners are just a little bumped. Volume remains tight and contents are otherwise clean. View more info

Image for Four Years in a Government Exploring Expedition; to the Island of Madeira, Cape Verd Islands, Brazil, Coast of Patagonia, Chili, Peru, Paumato Group, Society Islands, Navigator Group, Australia, Antarctic... Sandwich Islands... Oregon, California,...

Four Years in a Government Exploring Expedition; to the Island of Madeira, Cape Verd Islands, Brazil, Coast of Patagonia, Chili, Peru, Paumato Group, Society Islands, Navigator Group, Australia, Antarctic... Sandwich Islands... Oregon, California,...

By: Colvocoresses, Geo. [George] M.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Cornish, Lamport & Co.: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032348


371 pages, plus 18 plates of which only four are not included in the pagination. Later (i.e. early twentieth century) binding with black leather over spine and corners and marbled paper over boards. Gilt stamped lettering on spine. Decorative end leaves, followed by two blank leaves before pagination begins with title page. Scattered smudges and light foxing. Volume remains tight and otherwise intact. View more info

The True Story of "Ramona" Its Facts and Fictions, Inspiration and Purpose

By: Davis, Carlyle Channing and William A. Alderson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dodge Publishing Company: 1914

Seller ID: 004167


265 pages. Green cloth covers, with very mild soiling around edges and spine. Gilt and darker green illustration on covers are good. Corners are slightly bumped. Previous owner's inscription on front end page. Top edge is gilded. Other edges remain uncut. View more info

J. Ross Browne: Confidential Agent in Old California

By: Dillon, Richard H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032029


Copyright is 1965. Price clipped dust jacket remains bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Notes of a Military Reconnoissance, from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, In California, Including part of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila Rivers [30th Congress, 1st Session, Executive, No. 7. Senate]

By: Emory, W. H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Washington, Wendell and Van Benthuysen: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034863


416 pages, plus 42 plates of which three are maps. No larger folding map(s). Rebound in modern deep burgundy pebbled cloth with gold stamped lettering on spine. Moisture tide marks are seen on the first few leaves, and there is scattered foxing throughout sometimes being heavy. View more info

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Notes of Travel in California; Comprising the Prominent Geographical, Agricultural, Geological, and Mineralogical Features of the County, Also The Route from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, In California...

By: Marcy, W. L. (compiled by) Emory [W. H.]; J. W. Abert; P. St. George Cooke; and A. R. Johnston

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, George S. Appleton: 1849

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 034862


614 pages. Ex. Doc. No. 41 complied by W. L. Marcy, Secretary of War and incorporating portions of Emory's "Notes of a Military Reconnoissance..." (pp 5-416); Report of Lieut. J. W. Abert, Examination of New Mexico in the Years 1846-'47" (pp 417-548); "Report of Lieut. Col. P. St. George Cooke of his March From Santa Fe, New Mexico to San Diego, Upper California" (pp 549-614). Although the title page calls for three large maps and over one-hundred engravings, there are... View more info

Saving California's Coast: Army Engineers at Oceanside and Humboldt Bay (Western Lands and Waters Series)

By: O'Hara, Susan Pritchard & Gregory Graves

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Spokane, WA, Arthur H. Clark Company: 1991

Seller ID: 033608


277 pages. New copy still in shrink wrap. View more info

The Silent Seventies: And A Legendary Team of the Gridiron

By: Ross, Eric P.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: N/P, N/P:

Seller ID: 031308


Copyright is 1994, though printed text in authors hand preceding the title page is dated 2009. 125 pages. Title is purported to be a non-fictional account centered around the 1976/77 Chula Vista High School's football team and related school/community events. In the author's preamble he suggests that this work was perhaps inspiration for "That Seventies Show," as well as "Friday Night Lights." Glossy paper covers show a little curl, though volume is o... View more info

The Silent Seventies: And A Legendary Team of the Gridiron

By: Ross, Eric P.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: N/P, N/P:

Seller ID: 031309


Copyright is 1994, though printed text in authors hand preceding the title page is dated 2009. 125 pages. Title is purported to be a non-fictional account centered around the 1976/77 Chula Vista High School's football team and related school/community events. In the author's preamble he suggests that this work was perhaps inspiration for "That Seventies Show," as well as "Friday Night Lights." Glossy paper covers show a little curl, though volume is o... View more info

Journal of a Trip to California Across the Continent From Western, Mo, to Weber Creek, Cal. In the Summer of 1850

By: Smith, C. W. (Edited with an introduction and Notes By R. W. G. Vail)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Cadmus Book Shop:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032497


No date of publication, though circa 1920. 79 pages. View more info

Continent's End: An Anthology of Contemporary California Poets

By: Sterling, Georg, Genevieve Taggard & James Rorty (Eds)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033465


237 pages. Number 40 of a limited edition of 600 copies printed by John Henry Nash for The Book Club of California. Vellum spine cover. Top edge is trimmed and others remain uncut. Covers show light wear, mostly on bottom cover. Volume remains tight and appears un-read. The contents are fine with no marks, etc. View more info

El Pueblo Grande: A Non-Fiction Book About Los Angeles. Los Angeles From the Brush Huts of Yangna to the Skyscrapers of the Modern Megalopolis

By: Weaver, John D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Ward Ritchie Press: 1973

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 031765


Second printing. Signed in name only by the author, on blank front free end page. View more info

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News of the Plains and Rockies 1803-1865... Volume 6: K: Gold Seekers, California, 1849-1856; L: Railroad Forerunners, 1850-1865

By: White, David A. (Compiled and Annotated By)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Spokane, WA, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034016


464 pages. Slight smudges on upper edge of text block. Otherwise Fine. View more info