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Hard Destiny: A Tale of Old California

By Winamaki, William W.

Charleston, SC: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2011. A new copy, with only the slightest shopwear.. Edition Unstated. Paperback. Fine. Octavo.


RAINBOW RIDGE: A Mattole Three-Act Play, Based on Mary Jane Hoar's Transcripts

By Simmons, Ned

Trinidad, CA: Trinidad Art, 1991. Signed "Ned," by the author under his name on the title page. Clean and well bound, with minor wear only. In printed pictorial wraps, octavo, 52 pp. plus preliminaries.. Signed. Edition Unstated. Paperback. Very Good.


The Old Dropout

By Gilroy, Max

Arcata, CA: Union & RSVP of Humboldt County, 1982. A sound copy, though with minor wear only, but a gift insc. to first page. Staple-bound, 64 pages.. Edition Unstated. Paperback. Very Good. Octavo.


Redwood West - The Changing Frontier: Memorable, Exciting Stories from the Big Tree Country

By Genzoli, Andrew

Eureka, CA: Schooner Features, 1965. Written with Wallace E. Martin.Text well bound and unmarked, though there is a small area of water damage just at the lower spine edge area (a small sliver of surface damage at same spot to lower front cover). A perfectly decent copy, but it does have a slight hint of old musty scent. Else, this is VG.. Soft Cover, Staplebound. Good. Octavo.


California History, the Magazine of the California Historical Society, Vol. 79, No. 2, Summer 2000: Rooted in Barbarous Soil: People, Culture, and Community in Gold Rush California

By Kevin Starr (Editor), Richard Orsi (Editor)

San Francisco: University of California Press, 2000. In nice shape, with minor wear only, seems never to have been read. . Special Sesquicentennial Issue. Soft Cover. Very Good.


Gem of the Lost Coast: A Narrative History of Shelter Cove

By Machi, Mario

Eureka, CA: Eureka Printing, 1984. Clean and well bound text, with minor wear only.. Second Printing, 1988. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Octavo. Out of Print.


San Jose State University: An Interpretive History 1950-2000

By Walsh, James P

San Jose, CA: San Jose State University, 2003. Clean and well bound text, mild wear only to covers.. Edition Unstated. Soft Cover. Very Good. Octavo.


A Medical Journey in California by Dr. Pierre Garnier

By Garnier, Pierre; Doyce B. Nunis, Jr., ed. & intro.; L.Jay Oliva, trans

Los Angeles, CA: Zeitlin & Ver Brugge, 1967. Text clean and well bound, with minor wear, brief prev. owner insc. to endpaper. Cream colored acket is soiled and smudged, a little toned, too, with some wear to edges; preserved in lined mylar protective wrapper.. Edition Unstated. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair to Good-. Octavo.


Favorite Recipes from Our Best Cooks: Sunkist Gardens, Anaheim, California

By Sunkist Gardens Homemakers; Fern Rigg, ed

Lenexa, KS: Cookbook Publishers, 1979. Clean and well bound text, minor wear only. Yellow plastic ring-clamp binding intact; in pictorial stiff wraps (illustration says, "Kissin' Wears Out... Cookin Don't!". Edition Unstated. Soft Cover, Ring Binding. Very Good. Octavo.


On This Day In Arcata
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On This Day In Arcata

By Arcata Union and Arcata Eye; Kevin L. Hoover, intro

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, U.S.A.: Arcadia Publishing, 2008. Clean, crisp and well bound text, very minor wear only.. Edition Unstated. Soft Cover. Very Good+.


A View From the Hill: A History of Humboldt State University

By Tanner, William R

Arcata, CA: University Graphic Services, Humboldt State University, 1993. An apparently unread copy that was part of a clearance by the university, apparently due to mild moisture ripple and minor stain to lower page edge and back cover. The book and text are otherwise perfectly clean and useful; with mild shelf wear.. Edition Unstated. Soft Cover. Good. Oblong Quarto.


A Bibliography Relating to the Geology, Paleontology, and Mineral Resources of California AND North American Geologic Formation Names: Bibliography, Synonymy and Distribution

By Vodges, Anthony W. & Fred Boughton Weeks

Sacramento & Washington, DC: CA State Printing & US Govt. Printing Office TWO BOOKS bound as one, in brick red cloth, professionally bound by the Stanford Press Bindery. The first is California State Mining Bureau Bulletin No. 30, 1903; the second is Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey No. 191, 1902. Both are bibliographic reference works. Respectively, they contain 290 and 448 pages. Moderate aging and wear, with some discolorations to cloth. Binding sound and tasteful. The first text contains some minor marks here and there to its text. The title page of the second text has a neat rice-paper-repaired tear.. Printings of 1904 and 1902, Bound as One. HARDCOVER. Good/No Jacket. Octavo.


The Way It Was, Volume 1

By Karshner, Gayle B., editor

Arcata, CA: Retired Senior Volunteer Program, 1979. Stories and Essays from 1979 "The Way it Was" Contest, sponsored by Humboldt State University. Clean and well bound text, a little bumping and cover creasing at upper front corner, moderate rubs to covers, with a few minor reading creases to front near spine.. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Oblong Quarto.



By Balabanis, Homer P.; William R. Turner, ed

Arcata, CA: Privately Published, 1983. Inscribed and signed by author. Clean and well bound text; minor wear only; slight sunning about spine. 75 pp. plus preliminaries; photo-illustrated printed blue wrap covers, octavo. From the "Mr. Humboldt" introduction: "This is not an official, nor even unofficial history of Humboldt State University. It is the personal thoughts and recollections of a man who has been so closely identified with the institution since 1923. This volume is intended for the reading pleasure of the alumni, students, staff, faculty, and all friends of Humboldt State in the community...". Chapters: The First Ten Years of Humboldt; Humboldt State Teachers College 1923-1930; The Era of President Gist: The Pre-World War II Years; The Era of President Gist: The World War II and Post-War Years; The Era of the Siemens Administration (1) and (2); The Era of the McCrone Administration.. Signed. Edition Unstated; Inscribed & Signed. Soft Cover. Very Good.


Pioneerland Below the Sea

By Odens, Peter R

Calexico, CA: Calexico Chronicle, 1970. Usual lib. ownership and discard stamps, bar code, spine catalog labels. Original paper covers perma-bound into clear laminate over sturdy boards. Two small red ink marks to upper and lower page edges; else minor wear.. Edition Unstated. Hard Cover. Ex-Library, else Good/No Jacket. Octavo.



By Karshner, Gayle Buchanan

Privately Published, 2003. Clean and well bound text, with quite mild wear. Apparently no jacket was issued. Nicely bound in sturdy hunter green cloth over boards, 332 large-format pages, a thoroughly illustrated genealogical history. A history of the family in Oregon and Northern Califonia, later prominent in Humboldt County. From the estate of the late, great Tim McKay, director of Humboldt County's North Coast Environmental Center.. Edition Unstated. Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket. Quarto.


SILVER QUILLS 25: Poetry & Prose

By Karshner, Gayle, et al., eds.

Eureka, CA: Eureka Printing Co., 2004. Clean and crisp, well bound, with quite minor wear only. Literary works by Humboldt County, California "older writers.". Soft Cover. Fine. Quarto.


One Hundred Years of Masonry in Humboldt Lodge No. 79, F. & A. & M., 1854-1954

By Melendy, Howard B

Ann Arbor, MI: Edwards Brothers, 1957. Clean and sturdily bound in sewn signature gatherings; with moderate touch of aging, minor general shelfwear, some sunning effects and a few small, faint stains to pale blue cover wraps, a small area of surface abrasion to lower back cover. 112 pages. Edition Unstated. Soft Cover. Good. Octavo.


Saint Mary's Parish, Arcata, California: Centenary, 1883-1983

By Carranco, Lynwood, historian-editor, with Alice Flocchini, James E. Walsh, et al

Arcata, CA: Saint Mary's Parish, 1983. Clean and well bound, with mild wear, prev. owner name to verso of front free endpaper.. Edition Unstated. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Quarto.


Ink Wells and School Bells: A Collection of Stories Written by Students about Humboldt County's Schools

By Christian, Elaine et al. eds

Eureka, CA: Humboldt County Office of Education, 1987. Text clean and well bound, some page edge dust-spotting, however. Oblong quarto, in plastic ring clamp binding. Moderate general shelfwear, with wear to front cover. Contains photo illustrations and an old map reproduced in back.. Edition Unstated. Ring Binding, Softcover. Good.


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