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THE CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF NEWARK (CALIFORNIA)

By MacGregor, Bruce

Newark Days Bi-Centennial Committee. Very Good+. 2001. Revised Edition. Softcover. The cover was bound upside-down, but all pages are in order and the book is in very nice, clean condition. ; Corrects and updates the original edition. Illustrated. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 152 pages .

$49.95

THE GOOD 'UNS: THE MEMOIR OF H. C. BUD JACKSON

By Jackson, H. C. Bud

Fresno, CA: Pioneer Publishing Co.. Very Good+ with no dustjacket. 1980. Hardcover. Nice California memoir. Illustrated. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" ; 272 pages .

$30.88

SAN FRANCISCO'S GREAT DISASTER: A FULL ACCOUNT OF THE RECENT TERRIBLE DESTRUCTION OF LIFE AND PROPERTY. . .

By Tyler, Sydney

Philadelphia: P. W. Ziegler Co.. [1906]. First Edition. Hardcover. Good, 1/4 leather. Few stains on covers; 424pp. "Earthquake, fire and volcano in California and at Vesuvius, and a brief account of ancient & modern earthquakes. . " .

$18.95

THE BOHEMIANS American Adventures from Bret Harte's "overland Monthly"

By Bennett, Robert A. Editor

Walla Walla, WA: Pioneer Press. Very Good with no dustjacket. 1987. First Edition. Softcover. 30+ of the best adventures, plus two ghost stories. Includes biographical material on the authors. California of the 1860s. Signed by Bennett. ; 8vo; 365 pages .

$12.95

EDGES: BACKCOUNTRY LIVES IN AMERICA TODAY ON THE BORDERLANDS BETWEEN THE OLD WAYS AND THE NEW

By Raphael, Ray

Alfred A. Knopf. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good, nameplate inside cover, in very good dustjacket. ; 225pp. .

$12.50

THE GENEROUS MISER The Story of James Lick of California

By Lick, Rosemary

Ward Ritchie Press. Good+ with no dustjacket. 1967. Hardcover. Internally very good, name inside front cover and on page facing title page. Honors program stamp on ffep. Spine is darkened with a repaired rip in the surface cloth. ; Story of the miser-millionaire who left $3 million in public benefactions and who founded an astronomical observatory and had a lunar crater named for him. ; Large 8vo; 95 pages .

$25.32

LOS ANGELES: A GUIDE BOOK

By Moore, Dr. E. C. , Martin C. Neuner, Robert O. Hoedel and Alice Mary Phillips

Los Angeles: The Neuner Company. Good+ with no dustjacket. 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Internally very good. Binding is sound and solid. Rear cover has a stain. Name and date on endpaper. ; Compiled for the National Educational Association. Photos throughout. Has a map of the business section. Early history. Growth of the city. Schools, banks, mercantiles, manufacturing industries, electric roads. Parks, beaches and inland towns. Along El Camino Real. The missions. Locations of hotels and offices. Excursions and rates. Points of interest. ; 12mo; 151 pages .

$25.97

POEMS

By Ray, Milton S.

Henry Harrison. 1936. Hardcover. Very good in worn and chipped dustjacket. ; 62pp. Includes poems of: The Farallones; and The Painted World and Other Poems of California. .

$17.88

A TENDERFOOT IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (DOWN TO DATE)

By Halsey, Mina Deane

NY: Desmond Fitzgerald. Very Good in Very Good- dustjacket. 1925. Hardcover. Some edge-wear to the dustjacket. The dustjacket is now protected in a new, removable mylar sleeve. ; Humorous travel adventure. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 162 pages .

$29.95

MENDOCINO SINSEMILLA A Story from the Pygmy Forest of Mendocino County

By Reed, Ray

Old Growth Press. Very Good. 1989. First Edition. Softcover. 0962417106 . Had a tear in front cover near spine (repaired) else very good and clean. ; "The local story of this trendy and exclusive northern California village that was once the elephant graveyard of hippies!" ; 8vo; 161 pages .

$25.97

SAN FRANCISCO A PAGEANT

By Dobie, Charles Caldwell

NY: D. Appleton-Century Co.. 1933. Hardcover. Vg, spine has sm. Cloth tears .

$18.95