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RIDERS OF THE ROYAL ROAD
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RIDERS OF THE ROYAL ROAD

By Hawthorne, Hildegarde, Illustrated by John Gincano

NY: D. Appleton and Co. 1932 Juvenile set in the early days of California. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Dj.

$22.00

FRAY JUNIPERO SERRA AND THE CALIFORNIA CONQUEST

By Wise, Winifred E.

NY Scrinbers 1967. Hard Cover. First Edition. FINE, no dj. A juvenile biography that discusses Serra's life and the establishment of the California Missions. In Scribner library binding, NOT a library discard. Illustrated with photos..

$16.00

RIDERS OF THE ROYAL ROAD

By Hawthorne, Hildegarde, Illustrated by John Gincano

NY: D. Appleton and Co. 1932 Juvenile set in the early days of California. Interior flaps of dj soiled, very light spotting to fore edge of book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine Dustjacket.

$35.00

DOWN FROM THE LONELY MOUNTAIN.
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DOWN FROM THE LONELY MOUNTAIN.

By Curry, Jane Louise

NY: Harcourt Brace & World, (1965) California Indian Tales. 3rd Printing. 128 pages, cloth. Collection of 12 tales in which all the characters are animals. Curry's first book! Bookplate. NEAR FINE in lightly worn dustjacket.. Illus. by Enrico Arno.

$30.00

TO TOUCH THE SKY.

By Fink, Augusta.

CA: Golden Gate Junior Books, (1971) 101 pages, reinforced cloth. Story set in 1846 against the romantic background of California's last days under Mexican rule. FINE in Very Good, clipped dustjacket..

$26.00

FIRST A DREAM.

By Daly, Maureen.

NY: Scholastic, (1990) Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION REVIEW COPY. FINE in FINE dustjacket. 208 pages, boards. Beautiful sequel to ACTS OF LOVE that takes Retta & her family to California where her boyfriend finds a summer job nearby. .

$30.00

SUSAN PECK LATE OF BOSTON
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SUSAN PECK LATE OF BOSTON

By Martinez, Carmel

NY: GP Putnam's, (1962) FIRST EDITION. 187 pgs, cloth. Story of a 17 yearr old girl who moves from Boston in 1819 to live at the Presidio of San Francisco. Author is descended from Spanish Army Officer who came to California in 1799. FINE in VERY GOOD dustjacket..

$30.00

AFTER THE PICNIC

By Granger, Peg.

NY: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, (1967) First Edition. FINE in a lightly soiled dustjacket by Jane Oliver. 159 pages, reinforced cloth. Story set in a seacoast town in northern California about a self-pitying teenage girl who is nonetheless likable and sympathetic. .

$26.00

HERE IS THE GOLDEN GATE Its Romance, Its History and Its Derring-do
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HERE IS THE GOLDEN GATE Its Romance, Its History and Its Derring-do

By Wilson, Neill C.

NY Morrow 1962. First Edition. Near fine in a very good dj. Illustrated with two maps and 16 pages of black and white photos included a double page spread by Ansel Adams. Dj is also an Ansel Adams photo. Upper corners and one of the lower corners of book bumped. Illustrated with photos..

$22.00

SEE UP THE MOUNTAIN.

By Morrow, Betty.

NY: Harper & Brothers, (1958) Hard Cover. First Edition. Illustrated by Winifred Lubell. 47 pages, cloth. A graphic & illuminating account of traveling from zone to zone up a California mountain. FINE in NEAR FINE dustjacket..

$30.00

TUMBA OF TORREY PINES

By Culp, William

SF: Harr Wager, 1931 115 pgs, cloth. Woodcut endpapers. 36 blk/white woodblocks & chapter headpieces. Story of the Torrey Pines of Southern California which traces their history down thru the geologic ages to the present. Story is accurate in scientific detail. Edges of cover slightly darkened.. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Harry Howes Hall.

$35.00

THE CASE OF THE GOBLIN PEARLS Chinatown Mystery #1
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THE CASE OF THE GOBLIN PEARLS Chinatown Mystery #1

By Yep, Laurence

NY: HarperCollins, (1997) Hard Cover. Fine in a Fine Dustjacket. First Edition, first printing. 180 pgs, boards. Lily & her aunt, a Chinese-American movie actress, work together to solve the theft of priceless pearls & stop the operator of a sweatshop in San Francisco..

$35.00

THE SHIMMERING GHOST OF RIVERSEND.

By Lehr, Norma.

Hard Cover. FINE in a FINE Dustjacket. First Edition. Minneapolis: Lerner, (1991), 168 pages, cloth. Kathy must spend her summer with her weird aunt who lives in a Victorian mansion in the California gold country. She envisions boredom but strange dreams, a sly cat, gold nuggets & a beckoning ghost intervenes..

$30.00

WILD PENINSULA The Story of Point Reyes National Seashore

By Baker, Laura

NY: Atheneum, 1966. Hard Cover. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. First Edition. Introduduction by Stewart Udall. Illus by Earl Thollander,118 pgs, cloth. A history of this new national park which is a 100 sq mile piece of land which juts into the Pacific Ocean 50 miles north of San Francisco..

$26.00

BRAVE YOUNG WARRIORS
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BRAVE YOUNG WARRIORS

By Randall, Janet

David McKay, 1969 (FIRST EDITION) 182 pgs, reinforced cloth. Story of a 16 year old American boy who arrives in California in 1844 & becomes involved in the conflict between the Mexicans & Californians over control of the territory. FINE in FINE dustjacket..

$26.00

THE PIECES OF HOME
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THE PIECES OF HOME

By Miles, Miska.

Boston: Little, Brown, 1967. Hard Cover. FINE in a FINE DUSTJACKET. FIRST EDITION. Illustrated by Victor Ambrus. 60 pages, boards. Story of San Francisco in 1906..

$26.00

GOLD DUST AND PETTICOATS

By Benezra, Barbara.

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1964 Hard Cover. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. First Edition. 179 pages, boards. Story of California during the Gold Rush that blends fiction & historical accuracy in a heart-warming story of the early American West..

$35.00

THE ELDERBERRY BUSH.
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THE ELDERBERRY BUSH.

By Gates, Doris.

NY: Viking Press, 1979 NEAR FINE in a Near Fine dustjacket. SIGNED by Author. (1967) 2nd Printing July 1968. Illustrated by Lilian Obligado. 160 pages, cloth. Story of a spirited family in the northern California of the early 1900's. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste down. FINE in Near Fine, spine darkened dustjacket..

$45.00

LOTA OF THE LITTLE TREES

By Prior, Beatrix, Illustrated by Grace Mallon

CA: Suttonhouse, 1936 Hard Cover. Very Good, no dj. First Edition. 139 pages. Historical fiction set in Mexican California. Cover shows edge-fading..

$30.00

COME THE MORNING.
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COME THE MORNING.

By Harris, Mark Jonathan.

NY: Bradbury Press, (1989) Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION. 169 pages, boards. 13 year old Ben Gibson, his mother & two younger siblings, join the ranks of the homeless in downtown Los Angeles as they try to find Ben's father. FINE in FINE dustjacket..

$30.00

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