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The Cabin in the Clearing

The Cabin in the Clearing

by Jim Baker (1926-1955)

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Miniature Book Society,, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. Miniature Book. 2 15/16 x 2 1/2 inches. Unpaginated. [70] pp. Most of the text is told cartoon-style with illustrations and words, short biography of Baker, folding cut-away view of "The House of Logs" mounted on the rear end-paper; text clean, unmarked. Red-brown-stamped white cloth, black end-leaves; binding square and tight. Fine. FIRST EDITION, thus, using drawings and text from three previous edition of The Cabin in the Clearing, 1965, 1972, and 1975, computer scans by Ken Irwin of Mosaic Press, printed on 70 pound Natural Cougar Opaque Text archival paper, hand bound by Frank Grummich. Published as a keepsake in honor of Conclave XX of the Miniature Book Society by Mosaic Press and Flying Pig Press, Cincinnati. First published in a series of Jim Baker's Historical Handbooks by the Pioneer Press. Tells how the white settlers build log cabins in the Ohio Valley in the early nineteenth century.
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Cable Car Days in San Francisco

Cable Car Days in San Francisco

by Edgar M. Kahn (1904-1970)

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Stanford, CA:: Stanford University Press,, 1944. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Like New/Like New. William Wilke (1879-1958). Revised Edition. 8vo. 10 1/4 x 7 inches. xvi, 134 pp. Half-title, color frontispiece, with illustrations throughout and in the end-papers by William Hancock Wilke (1879-1958), black-and-white photographic illustrations, tables, map, bibliography; text clean, unmarked. Beige cloth, illustrated front cover label, spine label, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Jacket price-clipped, else Fine. Kahn's book is an "informal narrative" that tells the story of San Francisco's cable cars through the lens of the city's colorful characters.
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The Cahuilla Indians of Southern California

The Cahuilla Indians of Southern California

by Lowell Bean and Harry Lawton

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Banning, CA: Malki Museum Press, 1987. Paperback. New. Series: Malki Museum Brochure, No. 1. FOURTH REVISED PRINTING of this introduction to the Cahuilla Indians of Southern California, published by Lowell Bean's Malki Museum Press. Pamphlet. 8 3/8 x 5 3/8 inches. 12 pp. 7 black-and-white photographic illustrations, bibliography; text clean, unmarked. Illustrated wrappers, stapled; binding square and tight. Fine. Bean is an anthropologist and Native American advocate who wrote many publications about the Cahuilla Indians. He founded the Malki Museum with Cahuilla Indian, Jane Penn. Harry Lawton was an American writer and journalist who wrote fiction and non-fiction works about Native Americans.
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Calendrier de la Cour pour L'Annee bissextile 1820...

Calendrier de la Cour pour L'Annee bissextile 1820...

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Paris:: Chez Madame Herissant le Doux,, 1820. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 214 pp. The entire text is printed within a typographic border, woodcut printer's device on the title page, numerous tables throughout the text; text clean, unmarked, pages 82-87 darkened and brittle with some marginal loss to the paper, a few top edges trimmed close with some page numbers trimmed. Full dark-red crushed morocco decorated in gilt, all edges gilt; binding square and tight, black ink smudges on the front cover, rubbed, corners showing, the morocco on the spine is torn and glued down. Good. The Almanac of the French Court was published continuously for 237 years, from 1687 to 1919. The Calendrier de la Cour was first published at the request of the French King by bookseller Laurent d'Houry whose family continued the tradition for 131 years. Each year the Calendrier de la Cour presented lists of members of the royal family of France, great crown officers, senior clerics, abbots of large abbeys with the… Read more
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California: Its Products, Resources, Industries and Attractions.  What it Offers the Immigrant,...

California: Its Products, Resources, Industries and Attractions. What it Offers the Immigrant, Homeseeker, Investor and Tourist

by T. G. Daniells, editor

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Sacramento:: W. W. Shannon, Superintendent State Printing,, 1904. First Edition. Paperback. Good. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 9 x 5 3/4 inches. 208 pp. Black-and-white photographic illustrations throughout, a few tables; text clean, unmarked. Pictorial wrappers, stapled, added clear mylar dust-jacket; binding square and tight, covers soiled and chipped with loss, cellophane tape repairs, the spine is mostly chipped away, covers hold on with old cellophane tape, rear cover and remnants of the spine now nearly entirely separated, but held in place with a new mylar dust-jacket. SCARCE. Good. Published by the California, Louisiana Purchase Exposition Commission. The front cover boasts a reproduction of an allegorical oil painting "California" that depicts California as a comely virgin holding the fruits of the new region and accompanied by two domesticated grizzly bears. Contains 32 separate articles by various leading authorities holding forth on the subjects they know best, including Wm. E.… Read more
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California Blue Book, Or State Roster 1891

by Edwin Green Waite, editor

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Sacramento, CA:: State Printing Office,, 1891. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies, this is the first of a series of Rosters showing the major players and institutions in the state of California. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 inches. 278 pp. Contains the text of both the US and California State Constitutions, 7 plates, 3 folding color maps, 2 folding sample ballots, numerous tables throughout, index; text clean, unmarked, the folding maps and ballots have small tears only one of which affects the printed material, pages lightly toned. Blind- and gilt-stamped pale blue cloth, beveled edges; binding square and tight, rubbed, corners bumped, spotting and soiling to covers. SCARCE. Very Good. Edwin G. Waite was a goldminer, newspaper man, author, and politician. He first entered the California State Assembly in 1855, representing Alameda. Waite was a newspaperman associated with the Nevada Daily Transcript, Nevada City. Waite is one of the contributors to The Discovery of… Read more
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California and the Gold Mania, Illustrated with Sketches from "Punch

California and the Gold Mania, Illustrated with Sketches from "Punch

by Thomas de Quincey (1785-1859)

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San Francisco:: Colt Press,, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION, thus. Series: California Classics, No. 3. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. [iv], (65) pp. Title page in colored pictorial border, color illustrations throughout from Punch, folding plate with two illustrations; text clean, unmarked. Quarter beige cloth, marbled paper over boards; binding square and tight, light shelf wear, LACKS spine label. Very Good. "This essay is reprinted from Ticknor, Reed, and Fields' edition of De Quincey's Letters to a Young Man and Other Papers, published at Boston in 1854. It appeared first in Hogg's Weekly Instructor, an English periodical, in 1852. The 1853 postscript was added to a later edition, from which the Ticknor, Reed text was taken. The sketches are taken from Punch, issues of 1849 and 1850, and are intended not only to illustrate the text, but also to liven it." Preliminaries. Thomas de Quincey was an English essayist. REFERENCE: Heller and… Read more
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California Yankee: William R. Staats - Business Pioneer

California Yankee: William R. Staats - Business Pioneer

by Carol Green Wilson (1892-1981)

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Claremont, CA:: The Saunders Press,, 1946. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. [ii], (xviii), (185) pp. Frontispiece, 64 black-and-white illustrations, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked, pages toned. Full tan cloth titled in orange, pictorial end-papers; binding square and tight, all edges, spine, and extremities toned. Very Good. William R. Staats (1867-1928) was a prominent businessman and financier in early Pasadena. Carol Green Wilson was his niece. She wrote several books and biographies focusing on the history of California.
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The California Diary of General E. D. Townsend

The California Diary of General E. D. Townsend

by E. D. Townsend (1817-1893), Malcolm Edwards, editor

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Los Angeles:: The Ward Ritchie Press,, 1970. Hardcover. Like New. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. x, 184 pp. Frontispiece, illustrated title page, black-and-white illustrations throughout; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped black cloth; binding square and tight. Housed in a gray paper-covered slipcase, toned. Fine. General Edward Davis Townsend took a four-year tour of duty along the western border of the United States, from Cuba and Panama to California and the Northwest. This is his diary of the tour, a rare first-hand account of California from the 1850s.
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California: A History of Upper and Lower California from their First Discovery to the Present Time

California: A History of Upper and Lower California from their First Discovery to the Present Time

by Alexander Forbes (1778-1862)

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San Francisco, CA: Thomas C. Russell, 1919. Reprint Edition. Hardcover. Like New. Signed. REPRINT EDITION LIMITED to 250 copies, this is copy No. 204, SIGNED by the publisher, Thomas C. Russell, who also notes on the limitation page that the plates are hand-colored, also includes a copper-engraved lithographed map, a forward, and a new index. Tall 8vo. 10 1/2 x 7 1/4inches. 10a, xvi, 372 pp. Half-title, color frontispiece of Father Peyri is one of 10 engraved color plates, 1 woodcut in the text, updated index, folding map of California highlighted in colors at the rear; text clean, the folding map at the rear has a 4-inch tear starting at the hinge and extends into the image without loss. Natural linen spine, green cloth over boards, printed paper spine label, green paper dust-jacket with printed paper spine label in archival mylar, top edge gilt, green end-papers, an additional printed paper spine label mounted at the rear; binding square and tight, very minor toning to jacket. SIGNED by Thomas C.… Read more
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California Heritage
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California Heritage

by Oscar Lewis (1893-1992) and Carroll Douglas Hall (b. 1902)

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New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Stephen J. Voorhies. Signed. FIRST EDITION. 4to. 10 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches. vi, 186 pp. Half-title, illustrated throughout in black-and-white, list of illustration credits; text clean, unmarked. Cloth, spine titled in brown, top edge stained blue, dust-jacket in archival mylar, maps in end-leaves; binding square and tight, spine foxed, bottom edge of boards rubbed, jacket with chips at extremities. PRESENTATION COPY with a lengthy inscription from Lewis to W. Harold Wilson. BO118-180. Very Good. Succinctly tells the story in words and pictures of California's development from the early Spanish influences to modern times. Map in the end-papers by Stephen J. Voorhies (b. 1898). Voorhies was a popular muralist, pictorial mapmaker, book illustrator, and painter from the 1920s to the 1960s.
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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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California Characters

California Characters

by Charles Hillinger

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9780884964438
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Santa Barbara, CA: Capra Press, 2000. First Edition. Paperback. Like New/None. Trade Paperback. 9 x 6 inches. 271 pp. Foreword by Otis Chandler, black-and-white photographic illustrations throughout, humorous take on an array of amazing people; text clean, un-marked. Pictorial wrappers; binding square and tight. Fine.
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California in 1851.  The Letters of Dame Shirley.  Introduction and Notes by Carl I. Wheat

California in 1851. The Letters of Dame Shirley. Introduction and Notes by Carl I. Wheat

by Louise Amelia Knapp Clappe (1819-1906)

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San Francisco, CA:: Grabhorn Press,, 1933. First Edition, thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Missing. First Series: Rare Americana, Nos. 5 and 6. LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press with Centaur monotype on machine made paper. Two Volumes, complete. 8vo. 8 7/8 x 6 inches. (20), 142, [6]; (20), 143, [1 blank], [6] pp. Title-pages printed within black rules with pale blue backgrounds, a total of 25 section head illustrations also printed within a ruled border shaded in blue (these are derived from the blue letter-sheet lithographs which were extremely popular in California at the time of the Shirley Letters); text clean, unmarked. Blue cloth spine, blue printed paper over boards, printed paper spine label, LACKS the dust-jackets; binding square and tight, boards are toned and the end-papers with offsetting as is typical. Very Good. Louise Clappe was born in New Jersey, grew up in Massachusetts, and later moved out West to California with her husband, Fayette Clappe. She took the… Read more
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The California Tradition in Type Design
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The California Tradition in Type Design

by Robert Bringhurst and Peter Rutledge Koch, eds

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San Francisco, CA: Book Club of California, 2015. First Edition. Like New. Series: Book Club of California Keepsake, 2015. LIMITED EDITION of 1000 copies, designed by Robert Bringhurst and printed in Berkeley by Peter Koch Printers using a Heidelberg cylinder press. Folded Paper Portfolio. 10 x 8 inches. Unpaginated. [53] pp. In red and black inks, foreword by Bringhurst and Koch in a bifold with an additional sheet laid in, each featured designed and type-face in 12 folders with type samples; text clean, unmarked. In white paper portfolio folded twice, with table of contents in red and black inks on back flap; head of spine bumped, affecting the folders within. MM219-002. Near Fine. This collection of type specimens is The Book Club of California's 2015 Annual Keepsake. Each folder celebrates the contributions of six type designers who have lived and worked in California: Zuzana Licko, David Siegel, Robert Slimbach, Christopher Stinehour, Sumner Stone, and Carol Twombly. Each folder features a… Read more
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California: An Historical Poem
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California: An Historical Poem

by Alfred Robinson (1806-1895)

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San Francisco, CA: William Doxey, 1889. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION of Alfred Robinson's historical poem about California. 8vo. 7 9/16 x 5 3/8 inches. 158 pp. Frontispiece photogravure of Mission Dolores, San Francisco, 1850 with tissue guard, important historical notes at the rear; text clean, unmarked, first 80 pages of the text toned. Gilt-stamped two-toned cloth, top edge gilt, added clear plastic dust-jacket, decorative end-papers; binding square and tight, lightly rubbed. Bookplate of Joseph Gregg Layne on the front paste-down, bookseller's ticket of Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles on rear paste-down, with another bookseller's ticket partially removed. SCARCE. Very Good. Robinson dedicates this work to the [Anglo] pioneers of California, and in the Preface remarks that the work is an attempt to delineate and expose the eccentricities of [California as] [ellipses] mere outlines of events, transpiring during the first period of California, under a new and… Read more
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California As It Is. A Reprint of the Edition of 1851 with Biographies of the Ancestors of John...
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California As It Is. A Reprint of the Edition of 1851 with Biographies of the Ancestors of John Hale, 1637-1800, and His Descendants, 1826-1952. Edited by Thomas B. Hunter, Jr. & Richard L. Wellington

by John Hale (1800-1852)

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San Francisco, CA: Privately Printed, 1954. First Edition, thus. Hardcover. Very Good/None. LIMITED EDITION of 150 copies printed at the Grabhorn Press, reprint of an 1851 publication of Hale's account of his overland journey from Independence to California in 1849, and his experiences in the gold fields. 4to. 11 1/2 x 8 inches. xxvii, 49 pp. Frontispiece of the Hale family crest, facsimile title page printed in red and black, decorative initials in red, 10 portraits on plates, folding map; text clean, unmarked. Brown-cloth-backed marbled boards, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight, corners bumped and showing. Very Good. A personal experience along the Overland Route and South Pass of the Rocky Mountains, across the "continent of North America; giving an account of the great desert basin, boiling springs, and many other natural curiosities, emigrant sufferings, fraudulent speculations, and description of soil, gold region, and mining." REFERENCES: Cowan and Cowan, A… Read more
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California on United States Postage Stamps

California on United States Postage Stamps

by Francis J. Weber (b. 1933)

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Worcester, MA:: Achille J. St. Onge,, 1975. Hardcover. Like New. LIMITED EDITION of 1,500 copies. Not Quite a Miniature Book. 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches. (70) pp. 6-cent Missionary Bell US postage stamp frontispiece, black-and-white facsimiles of postage stamps throughout with captions on opposing pages; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped full blue calf, all edges gilt; binding square and tight. Fine. Printed from Spectrum type by Joh. Enschede en Zonen, Haarlem, Holland, and bound by Reliure d'Art du Centre in Limoges, France. This book is a survey of United States postage stamps that feature California. It was published by Achille J. St. Onge. Francis J. Weber is a dedicated miniature book collector and publisher who has written or edited miniature books for nearly all the top miniature book publishers for the past four decades. St. Onge's miniature books are the gold-standard for all 20th century miniature books. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Century US Miniature Books, No. 3082.
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California Family Newmark: An Intimate History

California Family Newmark: An Intimate History

by Leo Newmark (1861-1943)

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Santa Monica: Norton B. Stern, 1970. Hardcover. Like New. 8vo. 9 x 5 3/4 inches. (xiv), 110 pp. 5 black-and-white plates, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled brown cloth, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, dust jacket soiled. A Fine copy in a Very Good jacket. "The Newmark family of California played an important part in the development of the State, in San Francisco, Sacramento, and Los Angeles. This family history was written by the oldest son of the first member of the family to migrate to the Far West.... The perceptive and analytical nature of Dr. Newmark's historical portrait makes this an unusual work. The insights which he provides of his parents and their generation add a whole new dimension to our knowledge of these California pioneers." From the dust-jacket.
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The Cambridge Press, 1638-1692: A History of the First Printing Press Established in English...

The Cambridge Press, 1638-1692: A History of the First Printing Press Established in English America, Together with a Bibliographical List of the Issues of the Press

by Robert F. Roden (d. 1934)

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New York: Burt Franklin, 1970. Facsimile Reprint. Hardcover. Like New. FACSIMILE REPRINT. Burt Franklin Bibliography & Reference Series, No. 384. 8vo. 8 3/8 x 5 7/8 inches. [ii], 193 pp. 10 illustrations, including frontispiece; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped green cloth; binding square and tight. Fine. In 1638, the Englishman Stephen Daye sailed to Cambridge, Massachusetts, and established the first printing press in British America. In 1640 he printed the Bay Psalm Book, the first book printed in British North America. This is a history of Daye's press.
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