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cover of The Covered Bridges of California

The Covered Bridges of California

by Morley, S. Griswold

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Published
1938
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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Berkeley, California: University of California, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Signed by Author. SIGNED by the author 92 pp. on first free endpaper, in gray ink at first free endpaper. Bound handsomely in tweed gray cloth covers with silver spine lettering. Thick ivory paper remains glossy and bright though with moderate sunning along edges, wear along top… Read more
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cover of Stories of the Old Missions of California

Stories of the Old Missions of California

by Carter, Charles Franklin

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Published
1917
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Fine
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First Edition
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San Francisco: Paul Elder & Company, 1917. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good. Signed by Author. Scarce in the trade in this state and condition, being SIGNED by the author, being lovingly inscribed to his brother, Christmas, 1917, at first free endpaper, and in rock-solid, attractive condition. Author of The Missions of Nueva California, Some By-Ways of California, etc. Handsomely… Read more
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cover of Mountain Man

Mountain Man

by Bright, Verne

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Published
1949
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Very Good
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Second Printing
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Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Press, 1949. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Verne Bright (born in 1893) was an Oregon author of poetry who also worked as a newspaper reporter and English teacher. An extensive collection of his work is available that collected correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, genealogy research, sketches, scrapbooks, and publications. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy,… Read more
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cover of Fremont The West's Greatest Adventurer Being a Biography from certain hitherto unpublished sources of General John C. Fremont Together With His Wife Jessie Benton Fremont and some account of the period of expansion which found a brilliant leader in The Pathfinder

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Two Imperial octavo-sized hardcover copies, complete in two volumes, bound handsomely in blue cloth with sharp and distinct gilt lettering to covers and spines. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean and bright. Simple printed dust jackets, price-clipped and machine-clipped, protected by a plastic coat, sunned at spines… Read more
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cover of Pechuck: Lorne Knight's Adventures in the Arctic

Pechuck: Lorne Knight's Adventures in the Arctic

by Montgomery, Richard G

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Published
1948
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Very Good
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Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers, 1948. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. A rousing, accessible tale of arctic travel and exploration. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bound in orange cloth with black titling and illustration to cover and spine. Bumping to spine head and… Read more
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cover of Fort Hall on the Oregon Trail: A Historical Study

Fort Hall on the Oregon Trail: A Historical Study

by Brown, Jennie Broughton

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Published
1932
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Very Good
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Deluxe First Edition
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Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1932. Deluxe First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Glen H. Spurgeon . Signed by Author. Scarce in the trade in this state and condition, being a good-looking, structurally sound exemplar of the Deluxe First Edition (publisher's brochure laid in), and complete with Susie Boice Trego's "Ferry Butte" appended to the main text,… Read more
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cover of Lewis and Clark: Pioneering Naturalists

Lewis and Clark: Pioneering Naturalists

by Cutright, Paul Russell

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Published
1969
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Fine
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First Edition
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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Bound handsomely in an Imperial octavo format,… Read more
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cover of Klondike '98

Klondike '98

by Becker, Ethel Anderson

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Published
1958
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Near Fine
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Second Printing
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Portland, Oregon: Binfords & Mort Pub, 1958. Second Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Foreword by Lulu Fairbanks to this stated Second Printing, following the original, true First Edition of 1948. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining, bound in pictorial blue cloth. Bright… Read more
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cover of Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains; Performed in the Years 1819, 1820

Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains; Performed in the Years 1819, 1820

by Thwaites, Reuben Gold, ed

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Published
1906
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Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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Cleveland, Ohio: Arthur H. Clark Co, 1906. Reprint . Hardcover. Very Good. But for two round and faint scuffs to front cover of first volume, particularly nice-looking exemplars of the four- volume run, reprinted from Volumes XIV, XV, XVI and XVII of Thwaites's Early Western Travels: 1748-1846. These four volumes comprise a portion of Reuben Gold Thwaites's massive… Read more
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cover of The Telescope, Volume 1, Number 9, May, 1894

The Telescope, Volume 1, Number 9, May, 1894

by The California Normal School

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Published
1894
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Fair
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First Edition
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San Jose, California: The California Normal School, 1894. First Edition. Softcover. Fair. A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete, having been what appears to be "Class Property," a personal copy of Margaret Carter [?], being the ninth number of the first volume. The "Historical Sketch of the State Normal School at San Jose - 1862 -… Read more
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cover of My War With The United States

My War With The United States

by Bemelmans, Ludwig

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Published
1937
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: Viking Press, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. In December 1914 I was sixteen years old and came to America." Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Top-, fore- and bottom-edges red-stained. Toned at gutters and edges of endpapers, lightly sunned… Read more
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cover of The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Volume 1: Atlas of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Volume 1: Atlas of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

by Moulton, Gary E.; Lewis, Meriwether; Clark, William

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Published
1983
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Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
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Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1983. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Fine. Massively heavy, oversized volume. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Limited Edition, published by the University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, Nebraska. Bound handsomely in blue… Read more
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cover of Journal of William Fowler Pritchard: Indiana to California 1850, Return Via Nicaragua 1852

Journal of William Fowler Pritchard: Indiana to California 1850, Return Via Nicaragua 1852

by Pritchard, Earl H. and Phil Pritchard, eds

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Published
1995
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As New
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First Edition
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Fairfield, Washington: Ye Galleon Press, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. As New. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Bound handsomely in pebbly red cloth over boards, sharply and distinctly gilt lettering and illustration. Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent… Read more
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cover of Texas Argonauts: Isaac H. Duval and the California Gold Rush

Texas Argonauts: Isaac H. Duval and the California Gold Rush

by Richard H. Dillon

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Published
1987
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As New
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Special Limited Edition
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Sacramento, California: The Book Club of California, 1987. Special Limited Edition. Hardcover. As New. Charles Shaw. One of a Special Limited Edition of only 450 copies, printed via letterpress at Wind River Press of Arizona. Laid in is an unusual disclaimer from the press ("Sometimes there's a delay") declaiming any responsibility for delays in printing, and they lamented… Read more
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cover of Time and the Terraced Land

Time and the Terraced Land

by Fink, Augusta

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Published
1966
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Fine
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First Edition
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Berkeley, California: Howell-North Books, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The author was a graduate of U.C.L.A. and earned a Master's degree in History from there. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Bright and shiny dust jacket,… Read more
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cover of William F. Cody's Wyoming Empire: The Buffalo Bill Nobody Knows

William F. Cody's Wyoming Empire: The Buffalo Bill Nobody Knows

by Bonner, Robert E

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Published
2007
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First Edition
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Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/Fine. Signed by Author. Scarce in the trade in this state and condition, being SIGNED by the author at title page. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting… Read more
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cover of Southern California's Best Ghost Towns: A Practical Guide

Southern California's Best Ghost Towns: A Practical Guide

by Varney, Philip

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Published
1990
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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£11.61

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Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Philip Varney and James M. Davis. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Light brown simple cloth covers, sharp and distinct lettering to spine. Bright… Read more
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cover of Gold Dust

Gold Dust

by Jackson, Donald Dale

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Published
1980
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Donald Dale Jackson has penned an accessible, interesting, well researched account of Gold Rust California and Colorado and the '49ers of 1849 California Gold Rush times. Light diagonal crease to bottom of first few endpapers else a sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and… Read more
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cover of Captain Lightfoot - The Last of the New England Highwaymen: A Narrative of His Life and Adventures, with Some Account of the Notorious Captain Thunderbolt

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Topsfield, Massachusetts: The Wayside Press, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Signed by Editor. Unusually scarce in this state and condition, being a PRESENTATION COPY from the editor and contributor to a friendly married couple, the only SIGNED copy available currently. Probably the best condition copy of this fine work of Eastern Americana as you're likely to… Read more
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cover of Grolier 75: A Biographical Retrospective to Celebrate the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of the Grolier Club in New York

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New York: The Grolier Club, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Housed in the original, publisher's illustrated slipcase. Preface by R.W.G. Vail, and then chapters devoted to Robert Borthwick Adam, Randolph Greenfield… Read more
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