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Eldorado or Adventures in the Path of Empire Comprising A Voyage to California, via Panama Life in San Francisco, etc.

by Taylor, Bayard

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Published
1856
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Orig. cloth. Near fine
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Eighth edition
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New York: George P. Putnam, 1856. Eighth edition. Hardcover. Orig. cloth. Near fine. Taylor, Bayard. 444 pages.19.5 x 13.5 cm. Fresh, bright copy, intermittent modest text toning, in original publisher's blind stamped brown cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt.
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Real Estate Opportunities

by Ruscha, Edward

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Published
1970
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Orig. white stiff wrappers printed in black. Fine in fine original glassine wrapper
Edition
First edition
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$895.00

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Los Angeles: Self Published, 1970. First edition. Stiff Wraps. Orig. white stiff wrappers printed in black. Fine in fine original glassine wrapper. 48 pages. 18 x 14 cm. 25 black and white reproductions of photographs, all captioned: lots for sale in Los Angeles area. Printed by G.R. Huttner Lithography. Most photographs printed recto or verso only. Pristine copy.… Read more
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The Duke of Sacramento A Comedy in Four Acts

by Baer, Warren

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Published
1934
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Fleur-de-lis blue boards and tan cloth. Very good
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San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1934. Hardcover. Fleur-de-lis blue boards and tan cloth. Very good. 77 pages. 24 X 16 cm. Sketch by Jane Bissell and color illustrations by Arvilla Parker. Reprinted from the edition of 1856. Limited edition, one of 500 copies, with original Grabhorn announcement laid-in. Free endpapers toned. GRABHORN 212.
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Sundry Ballades

by Villon, Francois

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Published
1922
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Orig. vellum spine, brown boards with front cover label printed in gilt. Fine
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$80.00

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San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1922. Hardcover. Orig. vellum spine, brown boards with front cover label printed in gilt. Fine. Unpaginated. 25 X 18.5 cm. Limited edition, one of 210 copies printed by Edwin and Robert Grabhorn and James McDonald from John Payne's translation out of the Old French. Cover, title pag and initials by Joseph Sinef. Almost as… Read more
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image of A*M*B Some Aspects Of His Life And Times Begun In Playful Mode For His Entertainment On His 75TH Birthday And Now Completed For His Sorrowing Friends As A Token Of Remembrance And Affection

A*M*B Some Aspects Of His Life And Times Begun In Playful Mode For His Entertainment On His 75TH Birthday And Now Completed For His Sorrowing Friends As A Token Of Remembrance And Affection

by Lewis, Oscar

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Published
1941
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Orig. light blue boards, decorated canvas back lettered in gray on front cover. Very good
Edition
First edition
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$70.00

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San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. light blue boards, decorated canvas back lettered in gray on front cover. Very good. [4] 14 pages. 29 x 20.5 cm. Limited edition, one of 250 copies privately printed for Samuel L. Wormser in Goudy Modern type. GRABHORN 349. Front cover faded at head.
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Selected Papers Of Frank Hamilton Short Being Addresses, Civic Studies & Public Letters

by Short, Frank Hamilton

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Published
1923
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Orig. blue boards, black cloth back, blue labels printed in gold on front cover and spine. Very good
Edition
First edition
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$50.00

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San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1923. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. blue boards, black cloth back, blue labels printed in gold on front cover and spine. Very good. 219 pages. 29 .5 x 20.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 235 of 250 copies privately printed by Mrs. Frank Hamilton Short. Frontispiece, printed in red and black. Short, an attorney, President of… Read more
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The Spanish House For America; In Design, Furnishing, and Garden

by Newcomb, Rexford

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Published
1927
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Orig. illustrated yellow cloth. Neaf fine
Edition
First edition
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$250.00

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. illustrated yellow cloth. Neaf fine. 164 pages. 26 x 15.5 cm. 97 plates of Spanish Houses and their details. Bibliography of Spanish Architecture. Included are plan, materials and construction, exterior walls, roofs, doorwasy, windows, balconies, interiors, furniture and furnishings, et al. Bright, very fresh copy.
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John Henry Nash The Aldus of San Francisco

by O'Day, Edward F.

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Published
1928
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Orig. dark beige cloth and tan boards, front cover and spine paper labels. Very good
Edition
First edition
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$295.00

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San Francisco: San Francisco Bay Cities Club of Printing House Craftsmen, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. dark beige cloth and tan boards, front cover and spine paper labels. Very good. Unpaginated, 8 leaves. 29.5 x 21.5 cm. Pastedown front cover label noting "This volume has been made specially for Porter Garnett.......February 1929," with hand written inscription on free… Read more
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Twelve Great Books; A Guide to the Subject Matter and Authors of the First Twelve Brand Books issued by The Los Angeles Corral of the Westerners

by Edwards, E.I.

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Published
1966
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Orig. printed tan wrappers. Very good
Edition
First printing
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Los Angeles: Westerners Los Angeles Corral, 1966. First printing. Paperback. Orig. printed tan wrappers. Very good. 46 pages. Subject Guide. Westerners Keepsake, Publication #80, 1966.
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The Architecture and Landscape Gardening of the Exposition A Pictorial Survey of the Most Beautiful of the Architectural Compositions Of The Panama-Pacific International Exposition

by Mullgardt, L.C. (Introduction)

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Published
1915
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Orig. light brown cloth lettered in gilt. Very good
Edition
First edition
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San Francisco: Paul Elder, 1915. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. light brown cloth lettered in gilt. Very good. 202 pages. 22x 15 cm. Approximately seventy-five tipped-in plates. A lovely book by a well-respected, artistic west coast publisher. Mullgardt was an important architect of his day with one foot in the nineteenth century Light flaking front cover.
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Philo White's Narrative Of A Cruize In The Pacific To South America And California On The U.S. Sloop-Of-War Dale 1841-1843; Edited by Charles L. Camp

by White, Philo

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Published
1965
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Orig. decorated green clean. Fine in nicked and chipped plain paper wrapper
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Denver: Old West Publishing, 1965. Hardcover. Orig. decorated green clean. Fine in nicked and chipped plain paper wrapper. 84 pages. 33 x 24.5 cm. Limited edition, one of 1000 copies. Designed and printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy. Illustrated in color and black and white. Handsomely printed, bright, very clean copy.
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Take Your Bible In One Hand The Life Of William Henry Thomes Author Of A Whaleman's Adventures On Land And Sea, etc.

by Stewart, George R.

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Published
1939
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Ex-library. Orig. decorated boards and cloth. Very good
Edition
First edition
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San Francisco: Colt, 1939. First edition. Hardcover. Ex-library. Orig. decorated boards and cloth. Very good. 66 pages. Illustrated with wood-cuts. Limited edition, one of 750.Book-plate. No exterior library markings, and no interior perforations. Library stamp only.
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Six Months in the Gold Mines From a Journal of Three Years' Residence in Upper andLower California 1847-8-9

by Buffum, E. Gould

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Published
1959
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Orig. decorated boards and cloth. Fine in clear plastic dust wrapper
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Np: Ward Ritchie Press, 1959. Hardcover. Orig. decorated boards and cloth. Fine in clear plastic dust wrapper. 145 pages. Edited and With an Introduction by John W. Caughey. Originally published in 1850, Wheat [Books of The Gold Rush], regards it as "one of the earliest authentic personal accounts of the California diggings." BARRETT 389.BLUMANN & THOMAS 4876. COWAN… Read more
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A History Of The California Academy Of Medicine 1870 To 1930

by Read, J. Marion

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Published
1930
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Orig. marbled boards and niger back. Very good
Edition
First edition
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San Francisco: California Academy of Medicine, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. marbled boards and niger back. Very good. 186 pages. Eighteen full-page photographs. References. Index. Four page facsimile pamphlet on tan paper inserted. Limited edition, one of 970 copies, printed by the Grabhorn Press. Spine darkened. GRABHORN PRESS 141.
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In The Diggings in 'Forty-Nine

by Coy, Owen Cochran

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Published
1948
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Orig. navy cloth. Near fine
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First edition
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Los Angeles: California State Historical Assoc, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. navy cloth. Near fine. 132 pages. Illustrations and maps. Bibliography. Index. The author has published other works relating to this period, and this present volume is not meant to cover the same field, but rather to complement these other works. ROQC 15764.
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The First Hundred Years of Painting in California 1775-1875 With Biographicaland References Relating to The Artists

by Van Nostrand, Jeanne

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Published
1980
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Orig. navy cloth. Fine in near fine dust wrapper
Edition
First edition
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$75.00

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San Francisco: John Howell-Books, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. navy cloth. Fine in near fine dust wrapper. 135 pages. Forty-two plates, most in color.Foreword by Alfred Frankenstein. List of Artists. Bibliographical Information and References Relating to the Artists. Index. Well presented in an oversize format. Color reproductions of good quality. Limited edition, one of 3500.
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Old California Houses Portraits and Stories

by Parsons, Marion Randall

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Published
1952
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Orig. olive khaki cloth. Near fine in rubbed dust wrapper
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First edition
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Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. olive khaki cloth. Near fine in rubbed dust wrapper. 143 pages. Seventeen reproductions of the author's paintings, each designed to depictvery briefly the remarkably swift evolution of California's architectural and social history. Edges slightly sunned.
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Bibliography Of California Literature; Fiction, Drama and Poetry of the Gold Rush

by Gaer, Joseph (Editor)

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Published
1970
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Orig. blue cloth. Near fine.
Edition
Reprint
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NY: Burt Franklin, 1970. Reprint. Hardcover. Orig. blue cloth. Near fine.. 123 pages. 23 x 15 cm. Originally published 1935.
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History of The California Academy of Medicine 1930-1960

by Read, J. Marion

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Published
1962
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Orig. illustrated gray cloth. Very good
Edition
First edition
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San Francisco: The California Academy of Sciences, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. illustrated gray cloth. Very good. 86 pages. List of Officers, 1930-1960. Membership Roll. Biographies of deceased pastpresidents, fifteen in total. Index. Partly unopened. Limited edition, one of 1000 copies designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy.
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Above San Francisco -- A new collection of nostalgic and contemporary aerial photographs of the Bay area

by Cameron, Robert

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Published
1984
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Orig. navy cloth. Fine in very good dust wrapper.
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San Francisco: Cameron & Co, 1984. Hardcover. Orig. navy cloth. Fine in very good dust wrapper.. Approx. 180 pages in text. Large landscape 4to, profusely illustrated with color photographs.
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