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Some Incidents In My Life, Moore, Walton Norwood
161 Moore, Walton Norwood Some Incidents In My Life
No Place Self Published / No Publisher Listed N.D. 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
This book is in Very Good+ condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some nicking / light edge tearing to both spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. The foredges of the text pages are roughly opened and seveal of the pages are uncut at the top edge. "Walton Norwood Moore was born on 10 July 1864 at Newton, Mississippi, USA. He was the son of Joseph Gregory Moore and Elizabeth Tillman Glover. Walton Norwood Moore died on 26 January 1946 at Alameda, California, USA, at age 81." Walton Moore was born right at the end of the Civil War in Mississippi, travel to Cuba as a youth and then to Missouri as a young man. He discusses how all the different places he lived affected him, from the rebellion in Cuba, to following the westward expansion with his wife, to becoming partner in a mine in Colorado. Eventually, Moore ends up in San Francisco where he opens a dry goods store. The remainder of the book talks about his family and their place in San Francisco society. The author does show his Republican roots (white supremacy) as a youth, but later goes on to champion the Japanese before World War I. Though there are several copies of the book in institutions, but none currently available to the trade. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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162 Mudge, E. Leigh Carmel-by-the-sea
Carmel, CA Carmel Press 1955 1st Edition; 1st Printing Booklet Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized booklet with heavy cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers have toning to the edges of the covers, especially the spine and foredges. There is some light finger dirt to the covers as well. The text pages are clean and bright. "Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Situated on the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel is known for its natural scenery and rich artistic history. In 1906, the San Francisco Call devoted a full page to the "artists, writers and poets at Carmel-by-the-Sea", and in 1910 it reported that 60 percent of Carmel's houses were built by citizens who were "devoting their lives to work connected to the aesthetic arts." Early City Councils were dominated by artists, and the city has had several mayors who were poets or actors, including Herbert Heron, founder of the Forest Theater, bohemian writer and actor Perry Newberry, and actor-director Clint Eastwood." 
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The Art of Treasure Island First-hand Impressions of the Architecture, Sculpture, Landscape Design, Color Effects..., Neuhaus, Eugen
163 Neuhaus, Eugen The Art of Treasure Island First-hand Impressions of the Architecture, Sculpture, Landscape Design, Color Effects...
Berkeley, CA University of California Press 1939 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ to Near 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. There is a previous owner's inked name and date on the front endpaper. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but does have a couple of chips to the very edges of the top spine and top front flap joint. "Professor Neuhaus' critical discussion assists toward an understanding of why certain architetural forms, sculptures, mural paintings, plantings, lightings, as seen at the Exposition, please us as they do." 
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Calistoga Centennial 1959  Honoring the Founding of Calistoga by Sam Brannan in 1859, No Author Listed
164 No Author Listed Calistoga Centennial 1959 Honoring the Founding of Calistoga by Sam Brannan in 1859
Napa, CA Don Crawford Associates 1959 1st Edition; 1st Printing Pamphlet Very Good 
B&W Illustrations; This is a thick pamphlet with cardstock covers and a stapled binding. The pamphlet is in Very Good to near Very Good+ condition. The pamphlet and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The covers have some ground-in dirt and rubbing to the covers. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of some toning to the edges. The pamphlet gives potted histories of the founder of the area, some of the local lore and local historical sites, and more. 
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The Mother Of California Being an Historical Sketch of the Little Known Land of Baja California..., North, Arthur Walbridge
165 North, Arthur Walbridge The Mother Of California Being an Historical Sketch of the Little Known Land of Baja California...
San Francisco, CA Paul Elder and Company 1908 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is beginning cracking to the front hinge. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright. There are some small edge chips to the spine ends , along with some light spots of discoloration. Copies with the dust jacket ar reasonably scarce. "Great State of California, superb in thy wealth of minerals, clime and soil, threefold wealth with which a munificent Creator endowed thee! Fortunate State, scarce threescore years in being and yet known and blessed beyond the seas!" 
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A Directory of Churches and Religious Organizations in San Francisco, California 1941, Northern California Historical Records Survey / Work Projects Administration
166 Northern California Historical Records Survey / Work Projects Administration A Directory of Churches and Religious Organizations in San Francisco, California 1941
San Francisco, CA Northern California Historical Records Survey 1941 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Very Good- 
Ex Library copy from Mills College, Oakland, CA. This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and library tape spine. The book is in Very Good- to Near Very Good condition overall and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some light edge wear, rubbing and wear. The spine label (pasted on) includes a library card catalogue number. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of several discreet library markings (including a card pocket on the rear cover). "This historical records survey was initiated on a nation-wide basis in January 1936 under the direction of Dr. Luther H. Evan. the purpose of the project is to discover, preserve, preserve, and make accessible basic pource material for research in the history of the United States: the church archives inventory is one of the important phases of the program." 
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Festivals In San Francisco, Northern California Writers' Project (prepared by)  for the Work Projects Administration
167 Northern California Writers' Project (prepared by) for the Work Projects Administration Festivals In San Francisco
California Grabhorn Press / Stanford University 1939 Limited Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Pauline Vinson 
Color Illustrations; Limited to 1000 unnumbered copies. This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The natural linen spine has some ground-in dirt and spots of foxing. The paper covered boards have also taken in a bit of light ground-in finger dirt. There is one spot of discoloration to the rear cover. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked gift notation, dated 1940, on the first free page. There are four full color plates illustrated by Pauline Vinson (including the frontispiece) along with numerous headpieces. This piece was produced for the Work Projects Administration by the Northern California Writers' Project in collaboration with Stanford University and issued by the Grabhorn Press. "Here is a book of San Francisco festivals which includes no observances of any event in the city's history, no patron saint's day celebration, no fiesta handed down from Spanish Californian days. And yet the celebrations described in these pages are as much a part of San Francisco's living as if they had been observed ever since the first settlers built presidio and mission here in the year of the Declaration of Independence." 
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The Park System 1: Report of Park Commission 2.: Report of Playground Commission, Oakland California (Freeholders Of The City Of Oakland, Ca) , Walter G. Manuel, James P. Edoff and Wilson S. Gould, Commissioners
168 Oakland California (Freeholders Of The City Of Oakland, Ca) , Walter G. Manuel, James P. Edoff and Wilson S. Gould, Commissioners The Park System 1: Report of Park Commission 2.: Report of Playground Commission
Oakland, CA City of Oakland, CA 1910 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 mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light rubbing and edge wear, along with beginning fraying to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Both maps are complete, but have large tears to the bottom edge where attached to the text block. There is a previous owner's inked name (A. Van Der Nail len Jr. ) on the front pastedown page. "A time arrives in the growth of cities when the desirability of a comprehensive plan for park development is keenly felt, and Oakland feeling such a need, by popular vote, amended its charter and created a department of public parks, placing the appointment of members thereto with the Mayor." 
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Oakland Tribune Annual Number 1918 "A Yearly Record of Commercial and Industrial Achievement", Oakland Tribune
169 Oakland Tribune Oakland Tribune Annual Number 1918 "A Yearly Record of Commercial and Industrial Achievement"
Oakland, CA Oakland Tribune 1918 1st Edition; 1st Printing Magazine Very Good- 
B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized magazine (folio sized) with paper covers and a stapled binding. The covers have toning / darkening and some foxing to the edges. The spine of the covers is somewhat loose. The text pages are complete and in mostly clean condition, but noticeably toned and very fragile. There are several pages with small edge tears to the bottom edges. 
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Oakland Tribune Yearbook 1940 Oakland Californa and Adjacent Communities, Oakland Tribune
170 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. 
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Oakland Tribune Yearbook 1942 Oakland California and Adjacent Communities : For National Defense, Oakland Tribune
171 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. 
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Oakland Tribune Yearbook 1944 Metropolitan Oakland in Review, Oakland Tribune
172 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. 
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Oakland Tribune Yearbook 1945 Metropolitan Oakland Area - Tomorrow, Oakland Tribune
173 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. 
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Tribune Yearbook of California 1923 Oakland California and Adjacent Communities : For National Defense, Oakland Tribune
174 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. 
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My Own Story, Older, Fremont (editor- the San Francisco Call)
175 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 
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San Francisco Magic City, Older, Mrs. Fremont  (Cora Older)
176 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 
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California Missions And Their Romances, Older, Mrs. Fremont (Cora Older)
177 Older, Mrs. Fremont (Cora Older) California Missions And Their Romances
New York Coward - McCann, Inc. 1939 New Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The bottom spine end also has some beginning fading. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed, with an inscription, by the author, on the half title page. "During their day, Fremont Older and Cora Baggerly Older opened their home to some of the most well-known writers, politicians, lawyers and artists of the time. They also extended invitations to those lesser known, including ex-convicts that Fremont Older, a believer in prison reform, had worked to release. No matter who they were, they all signed a guest book, which to this day is still kept in the living room." ; Signed by Author 
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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.
178 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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Overland Monthly An Illustrated Magazine of the West April 1906, Overland Monthly
179 Overland Monthly Overland Monthly An Illustrated Magazine of the West April 1906
San Francisco, CA Overland Monthly 1906 Magazine Good 
B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized magazine with an illustrated cover and a side stapled spine. The magazine is in Good only condition. The front cover has cracking and is only holding on by an inch or so. The covers of the magazine have noticeable dark toning. There is a previous owner's inked notation on the top edge of the front cover and there is burning to the area above the metal stables. The bottom spine of the magazine has been chipped off (about two+ inches up from the bottom). The text pages are mostly clean and bright. Contents include: Miracle of Santa Ysabel by Eloise J. Roorbach, At the Top of the Hill by C. D. Stuart, Criminal Cab by Paul G. Clark, Japanese Mist Pictures by Charles Lorrimer, Private Extravagance and the Public Weal by Austin Lewis, A Post Mortem Romance by Richard S. Graves, and more. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Journal Of Madison Berryman Moorman 1850-1851, Paden, Irene D.
180 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 
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Baker & Hamilton Jobbers, Importers And Exporters Of Hardware, Iron, Steel, Pipe, Fittings.... San Francisco, Sacramento, Los Angeles, CA., Baker & Hamilton
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Map Of The Northern San Joaquin Valley - Sierra Nevada Area, [Ephemera], [ Maps], [Californiana]
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Loafing Along Death Valley Trails A Personal Narrative of Peoples and Places, Caruthers, William
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