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  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Seattle, Washington: Salisbury Press / Superior Publishing, 1970. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: reddish-brown textured binding (a leather-look) with gilt text; the dust wrapper is a half-wrapper leaving the cover title and vignette showing above the wrapper; a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. This is primarily a collection of Russell's art, with some in color and some in black and white. Foreword by U.S. Senator Mike Mansfield. The publisher shares a story about the plates from which this book was printed: ''The plates were made fifty years ago (remember this was printed in 1970), some as early as 1903 just six years after the art of photo-engraving came into being. Most of the earlier plates were three-color process plates, a method now nearly obsolete, replaced by the modern four-color process. With crude equipment the skilled artisans who were the first photoengravers staged, re-etched, burnished and tooled their copper plates so c ... Read more

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Cabbage Rose

Helldorfer, M C; illustrated by Julie Downing

  • Edition: 1st American Edition, 1st Printing
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New York: Bradbury Press, 1993. Hardbound . 1st American Edition, 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: pictorial boards; a Very Good book; the rear panel of the dust jacket has a five inch long tear, repaired on the reverse side, otherwise the jacket is very good; the dust jacket is not price clipped. This copy is Inscribed and Signed by the author. Illustrated in color by Julie Downing. A modern fairy tale in the very best sense. 10.75 inches tall by about 8.25 wide about 30 pages (unpaginated). dark wine endpapers.

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  • Edition: 1st Printing
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New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2008. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: light gray boards with black at the spine; a Near Fine book, with a Very Good+ dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Panoramic dust jacket art by David Frankland; jacket design by Jay Colvin. This was the author's first book, and the beginning book in a series. Card catalog description: ''Twelve year old Petra, accompanied by her magical tin spider, goes to Prague hoping to retrieve the enchanted eyes the prince of Bohemia took form her father, and is aided in her quest by Roma boy and his sister.'' 8vo (8.5 inches tall) 258 pages. Purple endpapers.

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Cable Car Carnival

Beebe, Lucius and Charles Clegg

  • Edition: 2nd Edition
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Oakland, California: Grahame Hardy, 1951. Hardbound . 2nd Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: maroon colored boards; the endpapers are darkening slightly near the hinge area, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Good dust jacket. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Dust jacket art and interior decorations by E S Hammack. Printed by the El Camino Press, Salinas, California. This is the story of the Golden Age of San Francisco, of the cable cars and a lively city. A city that housed the fabulous fist Palace Hotel, the nabobs of Nob Hill, Lotta Crabtree, Lucky Baldwin and champagne for Sunday breakfast at the Cliff House. It was a city reeling with the wealth of the Mother Lode and the Comstock. Note that the copyright page carries the statement ''Second Edition'', however Second Printing would be more accurate -- there were no changes between the first printing and this (in fact this still has the 1951 date on the title page, and original publisher's price is the same). 4to (about 11 inches tall) 130 pages. Appe ... Read more

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  • Edition: 6th Printing; Revised Edition
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Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, January, 1945. Hardbound . 6th Printing; Revised Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: tan and rust colored cloth; a Very Good book, with a Fair dust jacket; the jacket is drastically price clipped. Includes chapter Illustrations, numerous photographs, and a map. Originally published in 1940, the revised edition has been enlarged with new illustrations and a more complete account of the Market Street Cable Railway Company and the Sutter Street Cable Railroad Company. Foreword by Carl I Wheat. small 4to (about 10.25 inches tall) 134 pages. Appendix, references. Map endpapers.

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The Cadillac Cowboys

Swarthout, Glendon

  • Edition: 2nd Printing
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New York: Random House, 1964. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: green cloth with gilt; the top edge tint is green; a Very Good+ book, with a Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket design by George Wiggins. A satire -- an ''hilarious account of an Easterner's search for the Old West today -- farce grounded in reality; a belly laugh surrounded by a sigh.'' 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 175 pages.

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Caesar (A Horizon Caravel Book)

Isenberg, Irwin and the editors of Horizon Magazine; Richard M Haywood, Consultant

  • Edition: 1st Edition, so stated
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New York: American Heritage, 1964. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: pictorial boards; a Good+ book, no dust jacket. Includes numerous color and black and white illustrations. A book in the Horizon Caravel series. This series includes 34 titles and was published from 1962 to 1970. The books present key points and people throughout history in an interesting format, suitable for advanced young readers or even adults. The pictures are all well captioned, adding much interest. Richard M Haywood acted as consultant for this book. Small 4to (10.25 inches tall) 151 pages. Index. illustrated endpapers.

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Caged

Brykczynski, Terry

  • Edition: 1st Edition, so stated; 1st Printing
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New York: Crown Publishers, 1980. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated; 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: orange boards with rust colored cloth at the spine; a Very Good book, with a Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. The jacket is faded at the spine, otherwise Very Good. Dust jacket art by Hiroko. Suspense novel about a psychopathic killer of zoo animals. The jacket blurb states that the author ''has a degree in animal behavior from the University of California, Berkeley. In preparation for 'Caged', he has traveled extensively, visiting virtually every major zoo in the country.'' 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 244 pages.

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London: George G Harrap & Co, 1954. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: blue cloth; a Near Fine book, with a Very Good+ dust jacket. Includes several b&w illustrations. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 284 pages.

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Caleb Pettengill, U.S.N.

Eliot, George Fielding

  • Edition: Book Club Edition
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New York: Julian Messner, 1956. Hardbound . Book Club Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: turquoise boards; the top edge is a indeterminate shade, dark color; owner's name on the half-title page, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Good+ dust jacket. Dust jacket by Jules Gotlieb. From the jacket blurb: ''A marvelous yarn concerning young Mr Caleb Pettengill of New England who commands a vessel in the Union Navy during the Civil War, whose flamboyant charm is irresistible to women, and who believes passionately not only in the Union cause but also in the revolutionary new uses of steam, ironclad ships, explosive shells and rifled guns. A lusty and exciting sea novel that brings to life the birth pangs of the steam Navy and the trials of the men who manned it.'' 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 284 pages. Map endpapers.

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Caleb Pettengill, U.S.N.

Eliot, George Fielding

  • Edition: Book Club Edition
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New York: Julian Messner, 1956. Hardbound . Book Club Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: turquoise boards; the top edge is a indeterminate shade, dark color; a small label ghost on the front endpaper, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Good dust jacket. Dust jacket by Jules Gotlieb. From the jacket blurb: ''A marvelous yarn concerning young Mr Caleb Pettengill of New England who commands a vessel in the Union Navy during the Civil War, whose flamboyant charm is irresistible to women, and who believes passionately not only in the Union cause but also in the revolutionary new uses of steam, ironclad ships, explosive shells and rifled guns. A lusty and exciting sea novel that brings to life the birth pangs of the steam Navy and the trials of the men who manned it.'' 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 284 pages. Map endpapers.

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The California Song Book; 4th Edition

Students Co-operative Society

  • Edition: 4th Edition
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Berkeley, California: Self Published, 1913. Hardbound . 4th Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: bright blue cloth with black and gilt text and decoration; owner's name, otherwise a Good book, no dust jacket. 4to (about 11'' to 12.5'' tall) 90 pages.

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California: a History

Rolle, Andrew F

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New York: Thomas Y Crowell Company, 1963. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: rust colored cloth; a Very Good+ book, with a Poor dust jacket. Includes a few b&w illustrations. ''An illuminating treatment of California's Spanish heritage, followed by a full account of the dramatic changes -- political, social, and cultural -- of the American era, in particular the extraordinary expansion since World War II. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 649 pages. Index, appendix. map endpapers.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition, Limited
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San Francisco: Self Published, 1926. Hardbound . 1st Edition, Limited. BINDING/CONDITION: blue cloth with gold; the edges of the text block are darkened and foxed, rubbing to the spine ends, otherwise Very Good condition. Several black and white illustrations. Printed by H S Crocker Co of San Francisco. A limited edition: this is number 188 of 1250 copies. about 8.75 inches tall by 6.25 inches wide 98 pages.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1948. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: green cloth with black text; a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. Bears original bookstore tiny label on the rear endpapers -- Gardners' Book Shop of Stockton, California. Well illustrated with black and white photographs taken by the author, and includes four maps. small 4to (about 10 inches tall) 149 pages. Index. Map endpapers.

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  • Edition: 2nd Printing
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New York: D Appleton-Century Company, 1942. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: yellow cloth; the cloth in the spine gutters is spotted in places in reaction to the glue, some age toning to the edges, otherwise a Near Fine book, with a Good dust jacket; the jacket is price clipped. Dust jacket art and interior illustrations by E H Suydam, featuring 48 full page drawings. Listed in 50 Great Western Illustrators, Suydam Number 11. The publisher's blurb reads: ''The author tells how the Missions began and tells the story of each of the famous missions, in the order of their building. She reveals the awakening of interest in the beautiful old buildings and describes the reconstruction of some of them that had almost vanished.'' 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 237 pages. Index.

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California Funicular Railways

Campbell, Joseph and Borden Publishers

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Los Angeles: Borden Publishers, 1993. Paperbound . BINDING/CONDITION: paperback; Very Good condition. This copy is Signed by Joe Campbell. Many black and white illustrations; color photos on the inside covers; Chapter headings include: Beginning of Incline Railroads; Development of Center Rack Rail; Clay Street Hill Cable Car 1873; Haydays of Funiculars - Southern California; Haydays of Funicular - Sierra Yosemite Valley; Haydays of Funiculars - Northern California; False Alarms -- Proposed by not Built; and Modern Day Inclines. 8vo (about 8.25 inches tall) 89 pages.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1948. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: tan cloth with red text; owner's name is whited-out on the front endpaper, the text edges have some foxing, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Fair dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. Features 69 plates, including five in color. Notes and extensive captions accompany the plates. This is a part of the publisher's series, Chronicles of California. This brings to light several previously unpublished or little known drawings and paintings, which are important documents in the history of California. about 12.5 inches tall by 9.5 wide 159 pages. Index of artists.

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The California Gold Rush (American Heritage Junior Library)

Andrist, Ralph K and the editors of American Heritage, in consultation with Archibald Hanna

  • Edition: 1st Edition, so stated
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New York: American Heritage, 1961. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: pictorial boards; a Good book; no dust jacket. Lavishly illustrated in black and white and in color with paintings, prints, drawings, maps and photographs of the period. The tenth volume in the American Heritage Junior Library series. This series for juvenile readers presents the same high level of interesting and varied illustrations found in the American Heritage historical magazine, with American history presented in a readable fashion. small 4to (about 10.25 inches tall) 153 pages. Appendix, bibliography, index. Color illustrated endpapers.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1948. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: green cloth with black text; a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. Well illustrated with black and white photographs taken by the author, and includes four maps. small 4to (about 10 inches tall) 149 pages. Index. map endpapers.

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