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The Zamorano Club Programs, 1928 - 1991.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Zamorano Club: 1992

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2291


200 copies printed. View more info

Polonaise Ball, 1998. Honoring Polish Contributions to the Gold Rush Era on its 150th Anniversary.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Polish Arts and Culture Foundation: 1998

Seller ID: 3681


55 pp.; 4to; illustrated card covers with portrait of Helena Modrzejewska-Modjeska on front and Gen. Wlodzimierz Krzyzanowski back; reproductions; portrait photographs of historical figures with biographical information; advertisements.Ball held at the Fairmont Hotel, November 14, 1998. View more info

32 Issues of the Humboldt Historian. A broken run of this historical quarterly, Vol. 49, No. 3, 2001 to Vol. 59, No. 3, 2011.

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Eureka, CA, Humboldt County Historical Society:

Seller ID: 5635


4to; stapled magazine format printed on coated stock. Historical cover illustrations; historical articles on Humboldt County, California; copiously illustrated with half-tone photographs and other historical reproductions, maps. View more info

Hudson's Bay Company.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 5742


Thin 4to; light brown cloth stamped in gilt. View more info

Bohemian Club. History, Officers and Committees, Incorporation, Constitution, By-Laws and Rules, Former Officers, May 1965; Weaving Spiders, Come Not Here.

By: (BOHEMIAN CLUB).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, [The Bohemian Club]: 1968

Seller ID: 8207


133 pp.; 12mo; gilt stamped red cloth. View more info

Image for Noticias de California : first report of the occupation by the Portola´ Expedition, 1770, with facsimiles of the original printings, a new translation, contemporary maps, and a narrative of how it all came to pass.

Noticias de California : first report of the occupation by the Portola´ Expedition, 1770, with facsimiles of the original printings, a new translation, contemporary maps, and a narrative of how it all came to pass.

By: (CARLOS FRANCISCO DE CROIX CROIX, MARQUÉS)DE; GEORGE P HAMMOND.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California: 1958

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8232


400 copies issued. 53 pp.; 4to; printed and decorated dull purple paper over boards; clack cloth back, in plain paper jacket. Frontis is a nicely reproduced folding map with border vignettes that was first included in Father Miguel Venegas's, 'Noticiia', 1757. Folding map in rear is the Map of California by Miguel Costanso, Mexico, 1771. These along with reproductions of manuscripts and a sketch of the Presidio of Monterey. View more info

Image for Proceedings of The Society of California Pioneers in Reference to the Histories of Hubert Howe Bancroft.  (Including:) Misrepresentations of early California history corrected : proceedings of the Society of California Pioneers in regard to certain misrepresentations of men and events in early California history, made in the works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, and commonly known as Bancroft's histories. IN ADDITION: a mimeograph copy of a manuscript by historian Kenneth M. Johnson: HALL OF TIME, On the matter of the Society of California Pioneers, vs. Hubert Howe Bancroft, an honorary member of said Society. Answer of Respondent.

Proceedings of The Society of California Pioneers in Reference to the Histories of Hubert Howe Bancroft. (Including:) Misrepresentations of early California history corrected : proceedings of the Society of California Pioneers in regard to certain misrepresentations of men and events in early California history, made in the works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, and commonly known as Bancroft's histories. IN ADDITION: a mimeograph copy of a manuscript by historian Kenneth M. Johnson: HALL OF TIME, On the matter of the Society of California Pioneers, vs. Hubert Howe Bancroft, an honorary member of said Society. Answer of Respondent.

By: (Farwell Willard B.) Kenneth M. Johnson.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: [San Francisco], no date (c.1965)

Edition: Facsimile Reprint of 1894 original

Seller ID: 2511


Proceedings (cover title & title page) and Misrepresentations (2nd title page): 37 pps., printed on one side, loose in printed, card stock folder. Manuscript: (31) pps. including: I-II, pub. note, 21 pp., plus 5 pages marked v thru z to be be added after a deletion on p. 21, and 3 pages marked a, b, c, to be inserted on page 6. There are two copies each of the additional pages. All housed in accordion file folder.With the publication of the Proceedings, Farwell c... View more info

Image for The Literary Digest Liberty Map of the Western Front, Together with a Complete Area Map of The Great World War, Showing the Battle-Line of Liberty As It Stood April 15, 1918. Also the Lines of the Farthest Invasions of German and Allied Territory. With complete index of over 11,000 names.

The Literary Digest Liberty Map of the Western Front, Together with a Complete Area Map of The Great World War, Showing the Battle-Line of Liberty As It Stood April 15, 1918. Also the Lines of the Farthest Invasions of German and Allied Territory. With complete index of over 11,000 names.

By: (WORLD WAR I).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y., Funk & Wagnalls Co.: 1918

Edition: Map Cloth Edition

Seller ID: 8179


Folded color map printed on laminated map cloth; 42" x 51"; Map of the Western Front, with inset of the Area Map lower left portion. 32 p., index in color illustrated, stapled wrappers. Housed in original printed folder. Production makes this map very duarable, in fine condition; booklet fine; folder with soil and age toning. View more info

The Formative Years. A History of the United States During the Administrations of Jefferson and Madison. Condensed and Edited by Herbert Agar.

By: Adams, Henry.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1947

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5570


2 Vols.; 8vo; cloth in plain white paper jackets with minimal wear, in poor slipcase with wear, rubbing, and splitting at edges. View more info

The Cowman Says It Salty.

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tucson, The University of Arizona Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6616


163 pp.; 8vo; green cloth lettered in gilt; in pictorial green jacket. Illustrations by Vic Donahue.A study of Cowboy lingo and its traditions. View more info

The Spectacular San Franciscans.

By: Altrocchi, Julia Cooley.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., E. P. Dutton: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6099


398 pp., frontis; 8vo; red cloth, without dust jacket. Minor damp spot top edge near spine, leading top front corner bumped. A social history of San Francisco featuring many of it's notable figures including: Lillie Hitchcock Coit, Darius Ogden Mills, Hopkins, Stanford, Ralston, the Hearsts, and more. View more info

The World War, Utterances concerning its Issues and Conduct, by members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters; printed for its archives and for free circulation.

By: AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ARTS AND LETTERS.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., By the Academy: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8244


90 pp.; 4to; purple cloth lettered in gilt. Fading to spine and top portion of front cover near spine.Essays by: John Burroughs, George W. Cable, William Gillette, William Dean Howells, Henry Cabot Lodge, Brander Matthews, Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, Henry Van Dyke, Woodrow Wilson, Owen Wister, John Hay, Julia War Howe, and many others. View more info

California Diary of Faxon Dean Atherton, 1836 - 1839. Edited with an introduction by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr.

By: Atherton, Faxon Dean.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California Historical Soc.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5949


246 pps., incl. extensive notes and bibliography; 8vo; blue cloth stamped in gilt; illustrated with folding maps & reproductions; black & white photographs. In dust jacket with light soil, tanning to spine & edgesCovers the era of Mexican appointed governors, political turmoil, explosively growing trade, rebellion, etc. View more info

The Covered Wagon, 1963.

By: Ballou, Roy S. and Mabel Frisbie, editors.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No Place, Shasta Historical Society: 1963

Seller ID: 1056


41 pp.; pictorial tan wrappers; photos. Periodical publication of the organization featuring esssays on local history including: The Iron Mountain Mine by Ballou; School Days in Shasta County 1887-1907 by Shuffleton; Fort Reading Ranch and the Hawes Family by Virginia Dunlap; Dr. Benjamin Shurtleff, by Leon Nelson, etc., etc. ex-lib, two small unobtrusive stamps on corner front cover corners, dime size blemish from sticker removal. View more info

Emperor Norton in Old San Francisco, A True Story. A story book to color; illustrated by Carlo G. Carlucci.

By: Barker, Malcolm E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Londonborn Publications: 1985

Edition: First Printing, so stated

Seller ID: 8045


Coloring Book; unpaged, [24]pps.; 4to; illustrated green wrappers."This is the true story of a man who thought he was Emperor of the United States. He arrived in San Francisco in 1849, proclaimed himself Emperor Norton the First in 1859, and 'reigned' until his death in January, 1880." View more info

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The Hoot of the Owl. Together with an illustrated Owl, Do Not Disturb Sign in 5 languages.

By: Behr, Hans Hermann, M. D.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: San Francisco, A. M. Robertson: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2436


227 pp., portrait frontis with tissue gard; 8vo; original gilt with spine stamped in gilt; front cover title and owl illustration stamped in gilt. Ownership signature of Bohemian Club member Osgood Hooker, March 22nd, 1904. A bright, pristine copy.A collection of humorous papers written for and read at the "Jinks" of the Bohemian Club. [Cowan II, 43] The 10" x 6" white cardboard sign, printed on both sides,arrived with some othre Bohemian materia... View more info

Germany after the First World War.

By: BESSEL, RICHARD.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 8167


325 pp.; 8vo; black wrappers. View more info

When This Cruel War Is Over: The Civil War Letters of Charles Harvey Brewster.

By: Blight, David W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8007


8vo; cloth in photo- pictorial red & gray jacket. In original shrinkwrap. View more info

In the Shadow of Olympus: The Emergence of Macedon.

By: Borza, Eugene N.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4335


Later Printing. 333 pp., includes bibliography & index; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket; 4 full page maps, 1 folding color map; genealogical table. View more info

The English Prison Hulks.

By: Branch - Johnson, W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Christopher Johnson: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1555


205 pp., incl. bibliography & index; 8vo; gilt stamped green cloth, in pictorial yellow jacket; frontispiece & 6 plate illustrations. View more info