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Catalogue of the incunabula in the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana
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Catalogue of the incunabula in the Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana

by Frances L Finger

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Friends of the UCLA Library, 1971. Hardcover. Like New. LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies printed by the Ward Ritchie Press and designed by Ward Ritchie. Large 8vo. xvii, 80, [2] pp. Half-title, frontispiece, title-page vignette with color swatch, bibliography, full bibliographical descriptions of 60 15th century printed books, concordance, errata slip loosely inserted; text clean, un-marked. Gilt-stamped black cloth, no dust-jacket as issued; binding square and tight. Fine.
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Avertissement aux Protestans des Provinces: 1684

by Labrousse, Elisabeth

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Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1986. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/None. Series: Etudes d'Histoire et de Philosophie Religieuses, No. 67. Trade Paperback. 87 pp. Text in French, text edited by Elisabeth Labrousse; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight. Author's compliments card laid in. SCARCE. Excellent copy from the private library of Richard Popkin, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at UCLA.
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Saga of the San Bernardinos

by Pauliena B. LaFuze

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Colton, CA:: Hogar Publishing Co.,, 1984. Hardcover. Like New/Like New. Signed by Author. THIRD PRINTING. 8vo. Two Volumes in One. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. [viii], (374); lxxiv, lxxviii, a-j, a-z, aa-ab pp. Black-and-white halftone illustrations, indexes; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped green cloth, dust-jacket in archival mylar, maps in end-leaves; binding square and tight. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine. Traces the history of the San Bernardino Valley and the Mojave Desert from the arrival of the Spanish through 1930.
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La Raison Ardente: Religion Naturelle et Raison au XVIIe Siecle
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La Raison Ardente: Religion Naturelle et Raison au XVIIe Siecle

by Jacqueline Lagree

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Paris: J. Vrin, 1991. Paperback. Like New/None. Signed. Series: Collection Philologie et Mercure, La Tradition de L'Humanisme Latin. Trade Paperback. 351 pp. Text in French, bibliography, indexes; text clean, un-marked. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight, mild shelf wear to covers. INSCRIBED BY Jacqueline Lagree on the title-page to Richard Popkin. From the private library of Richard Popkin, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at UCLA. Your order receives my personal attention.
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Pilgrimage: Images from Manzanar

Pilgrimage: Images from Manzanar

by Christopher Landis

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Fullerton:: The Lyceum Press,, 1989. Like New. Brochure. 7 x 5 inches, folded. 7 x 15 inches, unfolded. 6 panels. Single sheet of paper, folded twice; text clean, unmarked. Fine. Prospectus for a limited edition photograph portfolio by Christopher Landis. The portfolio included original 4 x 6 silver prints, artist's essays, a camp map of Manzanar, and came in a basswood presentation book.
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Santa Barbara, Tierra Adorada: A Community History

by Laurance Landreth Hill

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Los Angeles:: Security-First National Bank of Los Angeles,, 1930. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Pamphlet. 9 x 5 1/2 inches. 112 pp. Forward, decorative initials, many halftone photographic illustrations; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers in black and orange, halftone photographic illustration on both covers outer and inner, stapled, yapp edges; minor shelf wear and discoloration on back, light wear around edges. Very Good. Detailed history of Santa Barbara, including wonderful photographic illustrations of Santa Barbara and its notable inhabitants dating back to the early 19th century. Emphasizes the traditional Spanish culture of the region and its missions. Marion Parks was a talented and resourceful personality in Los Angeles during the early 1900s; she styled herself a California historian. Her principal contributions were a series of still-useful booklets published while she was publicity writer for Security-First National Bank, and the organization of colorful historical… Read more
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Portrait of a Boom Town: San Diego in the 1880's

Portrait of a Boom Town: San Diego in the 1880's

by Larry Booth, Roger Olmsted, and Richard F. Pourade

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San Diego:: The California Historical Quarterly,, 1971. Paperback. Very Good. Offprint from: The California Historical Quarterly, December 1971. Pamphlet. 10 x 6 3/4 inches. [32] pp. Tells the story, in text and black-and-white photographic illustrations, of the effects of the land boom of the 1880s on the little burg of San Diego; text clean, unmarked. 16 bifolds within glossy card stock pictorial wraps; binding square and tight, very light soiling to the covers. Very Good. Retells the story of the boom and bust in San Diego led by Alonzo E. Horton, but which went beyond the control of any one individual.
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Camp and Community: Manzanar and the Owens Valley

Camp and Community: Manzanar and the Owens Valley

by Jessie A. Garrett and Ronald C. Larson

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Van Nuys:: Japanese American Oral History Project, California Sate University, Fullerton,, 1977. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. xvi, 233 pp. 46 illustrations; text clean, unmarked. Perfect bound, illustrated wrappers; binding square and tight, toning to covers. Very Good. A collection of interviews with residents of Owens Valley about the Japanese internment camp at Manzanar during World War II.
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A Leaf from Francisco Palou's Noticias de la Nueva California, Mexico, 1857.  Bibliographical...

A Leaf from Francisco Palou's Noticias de la Nueva California, Mexico, 1857. Bibliographical Commentary by Jennifer Larson

by Jennifer Larson

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Orinda, CA: (Printed at the Press of the Golden Eye for a joint meeting of the Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs), 1990. First Edition. Paperback. Like New. LIMITED EDITION of 150 copies, designed, hand-set and printed at the Press of the Golden Key by Donald and Katheryn Fleming for the joint meeting of the Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs, October 27-28, 1990. Wood engraving of Padre Palou by Rik Olson on the cover. 4to. 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches. [14] pp. An original leaf from Paulou's Noticias of 1857 mounted on the blank page opposite the half-title, title page printed in red and black inks with an eagle and snake vignette, facsimile of the original title page, heading in red ink, decorative initial, chronology of Palou; text clean, un-marked. Plain textured wrappers with image of Palou stamped in silver on the front cover; binding square and tight. Fine.
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The Great Tungus Catastrophe

The Great Tungus Catastrophe

by John P. Lathourakis (1928-2000)

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Pasadena:: Tabula Rasa Press,, 1978. Second Edition. Hardcover. Like New. LIMITED Edition of 300 copies, this is number 139, designed, printed, and bound by hand, illustrations by Anya Fisher. Miniature Book. 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 inches. 58, [4] pp. Half-title, frontispiece, 1 illustration, 3 graphs, 1 double-page map; text clean, un-marked. Quarter black morocco, marbled paper over boards, spine titled in white, marbled endpapers; binding square and tight. Fine. This is the first English-language review of the scientific literature about a bright flash of light and a mushroom cloud that appeared in the Tungus region of Siberia in 1908; the result of a craft from beyond Earth? Bradbury, 20th Century US Miniature Books, No. 1745. Worldcat bunches together 11 copies for both editions.
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A Portfolio of Broadsides and Ephemera in Miniature

A Portfolio of Broadsides and Ephemera in Miniature

by John P. Lathourakis (1928-2000)

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Morro Bay:: Tabula Rasa Press,, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION, no limitation stated. Miniature Portfolio. 3 1/8 x 2 9/16 inches. 7 broadsides printed letterpress, housed in a pocket mounted inside the front cover with flaps to hold all in place. Folding portfolio with pocket inside front cover and title page mounted inside the rear cover, tied with silk ribbon, all covered with marbled paper; binding square and tight, ribbon with a modicum of use wear. Broadsides printed in black ink with various typographic ornaments printed in various colors in Fine condition. Portfolio in Near Fine condition. A few broadside titles: "The Love of Books," an Old English Song; "No One Wins a War Anymore," Rod Maclean; "Well-Printed Books," by George Bernard Shaw, and more. Bradbury, 20th Century US Miniature Books, No. 1752. 9 copies Worldcat.
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Pipe Spring and the Arizona Strip

Pipe Spring and the Arizona Strip

by David Lavender (1910-2003)

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Springdale, UT:: Zion Natural History Association,, 1984. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Pamphlet. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. 64 pp. Color and black-and-white illustrations throughout, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers, stapled; binding square and tight, light shelf wear, inner wrappers toned. INSCRIBED by author on title page. Very Good. Pipe Spring in Arizona is a site of rich American Indian, early explorer, and Mormon pioneer history. Windsor Castle, a fort built over the spring, was a way station for travelers crossing the Arizona Strip, the northwestern part of Arizona, cut off from the rest of the state by the Colorado River. David Lavender, esteemed historian of the American West, follows the history of Pipe Spring from the days of the pioneers to the establishment and cultivation of the National Monument.
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The Overland Migrants: Settlers to Oregon, California, and Utah

The Overland Migrants: Settlers to Oregon, California, and Utah

by David Lavender (1910-2003)

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Washington, D.C.:: National Park Service, Division of Publications,, 1980. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 6 inches. (112) pp. Color and black-and-white illustrations and photographs throughout, index; text clean, unmarked. Perfect-bound pictorial wrappers; binding square and tight, light shelf wear on spine. INSCRIBED by author on title page. Very Good. This official government handbook tells the story of the pioneers and Mormons who set out for the West in wagon trains, and crossed the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains to settle in Oregon, Utah, and California.
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Nothing Seemed Impossible: William C. Ralston and Early San Francisco

Nothing Seemed Impossible: William C. Ralston and Early San Francisco

by David Lavender (1910-2003)

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Palo Alto, CA:: American West Publishing Company,, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Series: Western Biography Series, No. 5. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. (416) pp. Frontispiece portrait of Ralston, black-and-white illustrations throughout, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled blue cloth, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, light shelf wear, dust jacket with minor chipping and shelf wear. INSCRIBED by author on front free end paper. Very Good. William C. Ralston was an American businessman and financier. He got rich from Nevada's Comstock Lode and, among his many businesses and entrepreneurial ventures, founded the Bank of California. David Lavender tells the joint history of Ralston and the early days of San Francisco, where Ralston made his home.
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Bonanza Land

by David Lavender (1910-2003)

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New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. In: Growing Up Western. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. Oblong 8vo. 8 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches. Pages 63-99. Entire volume: (xii), (222) pp. 7 chapters including this one by David Lavender, frontispiece, black-and-white photographs throughout; text clean, unmarked. Silver-titled black cloth spine, black-titled olive paper over boards, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, dust jacket toned. A Fine copy in a Very Good dust jacket. Lavender established himself as one of the most well-respected and prolific writers on the history of the American West. In this memoir, he describes his childhood in Telluride, Colorado, still a booming gold-and-silver mine at the time. Also included in this volume are memoirs by six other celebrated Western writers: Dee Brown, A. B. Guthrie, Jr., Wright Morris, Clyde Rice, Wallace Stegner, and Frank Waters, with portraits of each of the seven authors. With a Foreword by Larry… Read more
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Golden Trek

Golden Trek

by David Lavender (1910-2003)

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Philadelphia:: The Westminster Press,, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. 265 pp. Text clean, unmarked. Yellow cloth stamped in dark red ink; binding square and tight, dust soiling on top edge, soiling on covers, spine ends softened, no dust jacket. Very Good. A novel by western historian and author David Lavender, about a young boy in the California Gold Rush.
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Let Me Be Free: The Nez Perce Tragedy

Let Me Be Free: The Nez Perce Tragedy

by David Lavender (1910-2003)

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New York:: HarperCollins Publishers,, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Tall 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. xii, 403 pp. Maps, 16 pages of black-and-white plates, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled black cloth spine, gilt-stamped tan paper over boards, maps in end-papers, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, remainder mark on bottom edge, sticker residue and slight soiling on dust jacket. Very Good. "Let Me Be Free tells the dramatic, heart-breaking story of the desperate attempt of Chief Joseph and his Nez Perce Indians of Idaho to elude annihilation by the strong forces of the U.S. Cavalry and civilian volunteers on their attempted escape to Canada - one of the tragic epics in the long saga of our mistreatment of Native Americans." From dust jacket.
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California: A Bicentennial History

California: A Bicentennial History

by David Lavender (1910-2003)

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New York:: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.,, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Series: States and the Nation. 8vo. 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. (x), 243 pp. 16-page photographic essay by Joe Munroe, 2 original maps by Harold Faye, index; text clean, unmarked. Blue-gray cloth blocked in red and titled and stamped with gilt, dust jacket in archival mylar; minor shelf wear at head of spine, dust jacket price-clipped. INSCRIBED by author on title page, August 30, 1981. Very Good. A history of the major events in the Golden State's history, from early Spanish settlement to the battle against air pollution. Includes a photo essay by Joe Munroe (1917-2014).
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David Lavender's Colorado

David Lavender's Colorado

by David Lavender (1910-2003)

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Garden City, New York:: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Tall 4to. 12 1/2 x 9 inches. xii, 227 pp. 105 color photographs, 4 maps, glossary, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled blue cloth, maps in end-papers, bottom edge speckled (as issued?), dust jacket; binding square and tight, spine ends softened, dust jacket shelf worn, torn at head of spine. INSCRIBED by author on half-title. Very Good. "A graphic telling of his wanderings, adventures, and studies among the mountain ranges and peaks, the valleys, waterways, wilderness areas, flowers, geological forms, cow camps, and old mines - up and down the life zones in all seasons and weathers." From dust jacket. With full color photographs by both Lavender and Lee Boltin (1917-1991).
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Climax at Buena Vista: The American Campaigns in Northeastern Mexico, 1846-47

Climax at Buena Vista: The American Campaigns in Northeastern Mexico, 1846-47

by David Lavender (1910-2003)

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Philadelphia:: J. B. Lippincott Company,, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. Series: Great Battles of History. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. 252 pp. 6 maps, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt- and silver-stamped blue cloth, top edge stained blue, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, spine of dust jacket toned, stain on back panel of dust jacket. A Fine copy in a Very Good dust jacket. "Climax at Buena Vista is the complete story of the decisive battle of the Mexican War - from which General Zachary Taylor emerged with the Presidency in hand... and the United States with two fifths of the enemy's territory." From the dust jacket. Maps drawn by John Carnes.
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