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Picturesque Southern California

By: N/A

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, M. Rieder:

Seller ID: 027350

Condition: Good+


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Fine


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 Social Register, San Francisco 1941. Vol. LV, No. 9

Social Register, San Francisco 1941. Vol. LV, No. 9

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Social Register Association: 1940

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 036513

Condition: Very Good


143 pages, plus nine page supplement laid in. Inked four digit number stamped at top of first page. There are no other library markings. Volume shows light signs of age, though remains tight and otherwise clean. View more info

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Social Register, San Francisco 1944. Vol. LVIII, No. 9

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Social Register Association: 1943

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 036514

Condition: Very Good


148 pages, plus two page supplement tipped in. Inked three digit number stamped at top of first page of supplement. There are no other library markings. Volume shows light signs of age, though remains tight and otherwise clean. View more info

Image for Social Register, San Francisco 1948. Vol. LXII, No. 9

Social Register, San Francisco 1948. Vol. LXII, No. 9

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Social Register Association: 1947

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 036515

Condition: Very Good


152 pages, plus eight page supplement laid in. Two, Inked four digit numbers stamped at top of first page. There are no other library markings. Volume shows light signs of age, though remains tight and otherwise clean. 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

Condition: Good


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

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

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

Condition: Good-


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

Condition: Poor+


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

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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good+


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

Condition: Fine


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

Image for 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]

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

Condition: Fair+


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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Ralston's Ring: California Plunders the Comstock Lode

By: Lyman, George D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036346

Condition: Very Good


368 pages. Top and bottom edges of text block show a little rubbing and light stains. Volume is otherwise clean and fairly tight. Price clipped dust jacket is torn into two pieces and has been folded and placed inside the covers for many years. Jacket is generally complete and clean, and is now protected and held in place in a clear sleeve. View more info

Image for 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...

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

Condition: Fair


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

ISBN: 0870622013

Condition: New


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

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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

Condition: Near Fine


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

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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

Condition: Near Fine


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

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"The Lion of the Vigilantes:" William T. Coleman and the Life of Old San Francisco

By: Scherer, James A. B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company:

Seller ID: 036351

Condition: Near Fine


Copyright is 1939. 335 pages. There are a couple of slight smudges on front end leaves. Volume is otherwise Fine. Price clipped dust jacket shows scattered edge wear, most significant over head of spine. Jacket is otherwise clean and is now in a clear protective sleeve. 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

Condition: Very Good+


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