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Oakland Tribune Yearbook 1940 Oakland Californa and Adjacent Communities, Oakland Tribune
161 Oakland Tribune Oakland Tribune Yearbook 1940 Oakland Californa and Adjacent Communities
Oakland, CA Oakland Tribune 1940 1st Edition; 1st Printing Magazine Very Good 
B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized magazine with paper covers and a side stapled binding. The magazine is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. There is some light bumping to the spine ends and corners of the magazine covers. The bottom and foredge of the front cover have ground-in dirt and foxing. The text pages are clean and bright. A year book of events concerning metropolitan Oakland, CA. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Oakland Tribune Yearbook 1942 Oakland California and Adjacent Communities : For National Defense, Oakland Tribune
162 Oakland Tribune Oakland Tribune Yearbook 1942 Oakland California and Adjacent Communities : For National Defense
Oakland, CA Oakland Tribune 1942 1st Edition; 1st Printing Magazine Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized magazine with paper covers and a side stapled binding. The magazine is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The covers have several small edge nicks and tears and some rubbing, especially to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are clean and bright. This magazine gives a yearly round up of commerical and defense oriented activities for the Oakland, CA and San Francisco Bay Area. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Oakland Tribune Yearbook 1944 Metropolitan Oakland in Review, Oakland Tribune
163 Oakland Tribune Oakland Tribune Yearbook 1944 Metropolitan Oakland in Review
Oakland, CA Oakland Tribune 1944 1st Edition; 1st Printing Magazine Good 
B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized magazine with paper covers and a side stapled spine. The magazine is in Good only condition. The front cover of the magazine has been completely torn off, but is present. Otherwise, the magazine is in Very Good condition. The front cover has several edge tears, nicks and noticeable chips missing. The spine is worn and nicked. The rear cover has edge tears, nicks and chips missing. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. This is an annual review of the commerce and merchants of Oakland, CA. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Oakland Tribune Yearbook 1945 Metropolitan Oakland Area - Tomorrow, Oakland Tribune
164 Oakland Tribune Oakland Tribune Yearbook 1945 Metropolitan Oakland Area - Tomorrow
Oakland, CA Oakland Tribune 1945 1st Edition; 1st Printing Magazine Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized magazine with a paper cover and a side stapled binding. This magazine is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. There is some small edge tearing to the spine ends and edges of the covers along with some ground-in dirt and foxing. The text pages are clean and bright. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Tribune Yearbook of California 1923 Oakland California and Adjacent Communities : For National Defense, Oakland Tribune
165 Oakland Tribune Tribune Yearbook of California 1923 Oakland California and Adjacent Communities : For National Defense
Oakland, CA Oakland Tribune 1923 1st Edition; 1st Printing Magazine Very Good- 
B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized magazine with paper covers and a side stapled binding. The magazine is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The covers have several small edge nicks and tears and some rubbing, especially to the spine ends and corners. There is noticeable ground-in dirt and foxing to the edges of the covers. The spine of the magazine has tearing in several places along with edge wear and nicks. The text pages are clean and bright. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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My Own Story, Older, Fremont (editor- the San Francisco Call)
166 Older, Fremont (editor- the San Francisco Call) My Own Story
Oakland, CA The Post-Enquirer Publishing Co. 1925 Limited Edition Paperback Very Good+ Signed by Author
SIGNED EDITION. This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The covers have some light toning to the spine and edges. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed, with an inscription on the front endpaper, by the author. "No article nor series of articles ever published in the Post-Enquirer has evoked as much favorable comment as Fremont Older's My Own Story. Letters, telephone messages and verbal messages from readers of this newspaper have been numerous and favorable." ; Signed by Author 
Price: 50.00 USD
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San Francisco Magic City, Older, Mrs. Fremont  (Cora Older)
167 Older, Mrs. Fremont (Cora Older) San Francisco Magic City
New York Longmans, Green & Co. 1961 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
B&W Illustrations; Includes a Postcard Signed by the Author - The book itself is not signed.This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. Laid-in is an inscribed postcard, signed by the author. The dust jacket has some light rubbing and edge wear. "Cora Older, the widow of Fremont Older, the well-known San Francisco newspaper editor, begins her book at the time of the San Francisco fire of 1906. LIke most San Franciscans and the city itself, the Olders had to begin anew from the deluge of the earthquake and the couple watched modern San Francisco grow from the ruins of the fire." ; Signed by Author 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Men of Mammoth Forest A Hundred-Year History of a Sequoia Forest and its People in Tulare County, California, Otter, Floyd  L.
168 Otter, Floyd L. The Men of Mammoth Forest A Hundred-Year History of a Sequoia Forest and its People in Tulare County, California
Ann Arbor, MI Edward Brothers / Floyd L. Otter 1963 Limited Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. Limited Edition, this is book # 626. This book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked ownership statement on the front pastedown page noting that the owner's grandfather was one of the people mentioned in the text. "As the veteran trees in the forest come crashing to earth in a storm, or topple without warning on still summer nights, so, one by one, fall the men and the women who remember the North Tule country in the days of its eager youth. If the story of these people and their mountains is to be told with any resemblance to the way they would tell it, the time has now come." ; Signed by Author 
Price: 55.00 USD
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The Journal Of Madison Berryman Moorman 1850-1851, Paden, Irene D.
169 Paden, Irene D. The Journal Of Madison Berryman Moorman 1850-1851
San Francisco, CA California Historical Society 1948 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
Map; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light fading / toning to the spine of the book. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. There is one fold out map included. This copy has been signed by the author, with a short inscription, on the front endpaper. " MADISON BERRYMAN MOORMAN, another emigrant in 1850, wrote about his travels past Great Salt Lake to Grantsville [MBM]: "July 26th. - After an early breakfast we were in regular file moving on towards Salt lake-our road circling around a mountain. Five miles brought us to the briny sea, at a point where an exploring party, under pay of the U. S. , had erected an observatory upon an isolated rock of immense magnitude, which had been surronded by the waters of the Lake . . . " "; Signed by Author 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Old California Houses Portraits and Stories, Parsons, Marion Randall
170 Parsons, Marion Randall Old California Houses Portraits and Stories
Berkeley, CA University of California Press 1952 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The top spine end has a faded spot with some light tidemarking. The text pages are generally clean, but do have some foxing throughout. This copy has been signed by the author, with a short inscription, on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has several edge tears with wrinkling and wear. "Author, artist, photographer, mountaineer, and active Sierra Club leader. In 1902, the college-age Marion learned about the Sierra Club through a classmate, John Muir's oldest daughter Wanda, age 21. Marion's first Sierra Club Outing was its third, in 1903. In 1907, she married a Sierra Club board member, Edward Taylor Parsons, who she had met on her first Sierra Club outing. When Edward died in 1914, she became the first woman elected to the board of directors of the Sierra Club. She served in that capacity for twenty-two years. Marion infused her Sierra Club activities with a remarkable range of interests and accomplishments. She was a writer of both fiction and non-fiction, musician, painter, and mountaineer. "; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Land, Water And Power A History of the Turlock Irrigation District 1887-1987, Paterson, Alan M.
171 Paterson, Alan M. Land, Water And Power A History of the Turlock Irrigation District 1887-1987
Glendale, CA Arthur H. Clark Company 1987 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous bookstore ink stamp on the front endpaper. The dust jacket is mostly crisp and clean, with some beginning rubbing to the spine ends and a couple of beginning spots of ground-in dirt to the rear panel. -"n the American West, the irrigation ditch is among the most significant of man's works. Aridity typifies the West, and agriculture is impossible without putting more water on the soil than nature provides. Irrigation has transformed deserts into gardens, and has shaped institutions, livelihoods and communities where it is practiced." "Staying true to its more-than-a-century-old watery origins, Turlock Irrigation District (TID) provides irrigation services to almost 6,000 farmers in its service area (150,000 acres of farmland). The company also provides electric generation, transmission, and distribution services to more than 98,000 retail customers in and around Turlock, California, and it sells power to wholesale customers. TID became a generator and distributor of electricity in 1923." 
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San Francisco The City of the Golden Gate, Pennell, Joseph
172 Pennell, Joseph San Francisco The City of the Golden Gate
Boston, MA Le Roy Phillips 1st Edition; 1st Printing Self-wraps Very Good+ Illustrated by Joseph Pennell 
Photo-gravure; Self-Wraps. The book is in Very Good+ condition and the dust jacket is integral to the book covers. The covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing to the spine and flap joints along with some lightish generalized rubbing. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, though the endpapers have some foxing. This book is part of "The Cities Series". 
Price: 35.00 USD
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California Review An Illustrated Magazine of California: Sasn Francisco Number, Pernau, Henry F. (publisher)
173 Pernau, Henry F. (publisher) California Review An Illustrated Magazine of California: Sasn Francisco Number
San Francisco, CA California Review 1904 1st Edition; 1st Printing Magazine Very Good 
B&W Photographs; This is a trade sized magazine with thin cardstock covers and a stapled binding. The magazine is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some light spotting and toning / foxing along with a couple of smallish edge nicks tears and chipped bits. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of some noticeable discoloration to the pages around the staples where they have oxidized. This publication includes photographs of San Francisco, along with articles and poems ,etc.: included are works by Hugh M. Burke, J. M. Scanland, R B. Hale, Walcott Le Clear Beard, M. Louise Cummins, Genie Rosenfeld, Harold W. Raymond, Poems by Joaquin Miller, C. E. Dingwall, A. D. Sayer, and T. J. Perryman. There is a list of grand officers of the Native Sons of the Golden West and the Native Daughters of the Golden West, a Directory of Parlors of the Native Sons, and more. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Contemporary Biography of California's Representative Men with Contributions from Distinguished Scholars and Scientists: Pacific States, Phelps, Alonzo (A.M.)
174 Phelps, Alonzo (A.M.) Contemporary Biography of California's Representative Men with Contributions from Distinguished Scholars and Scientists: Pacific States
San Francisco, CA A. L. Bancroft and Company, Publishers 1882 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; This book is a folio sized volume in a morocco leather binding with gilt lettering and decoration on the front cover and spine of the book. The leather has embossed decorations, gilt rules and five raised bands on the spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some rubbing wear and beginning fraying to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated throughout with full page plates with tissue-guards. The book includes biographies of 107 men who "represent" the Western US, specifically the West Coast including California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska; "to gather a compendium for preservation and reference the lives and portraits of those who have labored side by side in laying the foundations of human greatness upon the shores of the Pacific, is the object of this work. Included also, are essays by John Muir (the Glaciers and Snow Banners of California), John Le Conte (The Lakes of the Pacific Coast), and Caleb T. Fay (Alaska). " Includes a wonderful biography of Texas Ranger John C. "Jack" Hays (1817-1883) on page 62. Hays arrived in California in December 1849 and within five months he was elected sheriff (the first) of San Francisco. He retired in 1853 to begin his appointment as United States surveyor general of California (appointed by President Franklin Pierce) where he was one of the founders of the city of Oakland. " The essay by John Muir appears to be a first and possibly only appearance. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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San Francisco Oakland And Other Bay Cities A Visitor's Guide, Rand McNally & Company
175 Rand McNally & Company San Francisco Oakland And Other Bay Cities A Visitor's Guide
Chicago, IL Rand McNally & Company 1923 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some very beginning rubbing. The text pages are generally clean and bright, though there is a two inch long stain of ink (looks like an inkwell knocked over) to the top edges of all the text pages, starting at the top edge of the text block. The stain goes no deeper than half an inch on any page, but is unfortunately, quite noticeable. The map at the rear is lacking. Included is a slight history of the city, a list of restaurants, information on museums, attractions, and, universities, along with driving directions to sites around the Bay area, including Oakland, potted histories of the city and surrounding areas, including the central valley. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Farallones The Painted World and Other Poems of California With fifty-three illustrations and with a supplementary history and description of the Farallones...., Ray, Milton S.
176 Ray, Milton S. The Farallones The Painted World and Other Poems of California With fifty-three illustrations and with a supplementary history and description of the Farallones....
San Francisco, CA John Henry Nash 1934 Limited Edition; 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Illustrated by Milton S. Ray Signed by Author
B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. Limited to 1934 copies, this is copy number 1045. Two Volume set with cardboard slipcase. The books are in Fine condition and were issued without dust jackets. The Slipcase is in Good condition. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the front pastedown page of Volume One. The slipcase has torn at the top and bottom edges, with one edge completely torn. "In the opening poem, The Farallones, I have endeavored to depict life on the Farallon Islands as it was near the end of the nineteenth century. Conditions on the islands now, with their wireless and radio-compass stations, tennis courts, and frequent boat service, are entirely different from those existing in the former days." ; Signed by Author 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Lo, the Poor Indian A Saga of the Suison Indians of California, Read, Ethel Matson
177 Read, Ethel Matson Lo, the Poor Indian A Saga of the Suison Indians of California
Fresno, CA Panorama West 1980 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages aer mostly clean and bright. This copy has been signed, with a full page inscription on the half title, by the author. The dust jacket has some light edge wear, nicking, and a couple of small edge tears, along with some noticeable rubbing to the spine and flap joints. "Set in a time between the ascendancy of the white man and the final decline of the red man, Lo, the Poor Indian captures the sweep of nineteenth century Californa as seen through native eyes. The perspective is that of the Suisun-Patwin tribe." ; Signed by Author 
Price: 50.00 USD
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An Enduring Heritage Historic Buildings of the San Francisco Peninsula, Regnery, Dorothy F.
178 Regnery, Dorothy F. An Enduring Heritage Historic Buildings of the San Francisco Peninsula
Stanford, CA Stanford University Press 1976 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Jack E. Boucher 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has some edge wear, nicking and wrinkling to the spine ends and corners. There is one vertical scratch to the front cover of the book. "Illustrated with some 200 contemporary and historic photographs and measured drawings, this is a record of the history of San Mateo and northernmost Santa Clara counties from the 1850's to 1920 as seen through their most significant extant buildings." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Treasure Island San Francisco's Exposition Years, Reinhardt, Richard
179 Reinhardt, Richard Treasure Island San Francisco's Exposition Years
San Francisco, CA Scrimshaw Press 1974 2nd Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some light rippling to the front endpaper where a bookplate has been removed. The dust jacket has a couple of small edge nicks and one small edge tear to the top rear spine joint. "When I was a boy they built an island in the center of San Francisco Bay that was the capsule of my dreams. It was a peaceable island, crowned with towers and glittering with light, that seemed to float like a vision in a sea of gold." 
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Tales and Treasures of California's Mission (Signed Edition), Reinstedt, Randall A.
180 Reinstedt, Randall A. Tales and Treasures of California's Mission (Signed Edition)
Carmel, CA Ghost Town Publications 1992 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued Trade PB Illustrated by Ed Greco Signed by Author
B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This is a trade (large format) paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping and edge wear to the spine ends and edges of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the title page. "Packed with facts, legends, and lore about seven selected missions from San Diego to San Francisco, Tales and Treasures of California's Missions opens a new vista on California history. In these pages you will meet not only the padres and California Indians of mission days, but notorious bandit Joaquin Murrieta, hiding out in Carmel Mission while a sympathetic priest paints his portrait." ; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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San Francisco Souvenir A Series of the California Historical Sketches in Cadence written for Original Publication on the Radio, Lampson, Robin
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A Trip Across the Plains and Life in California (California Relations Number 39), Keller, George (with a foreword by J. A. Sullivan)
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