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A Modern History of Tulare County

By: Mitchell, Annie R. & Smith, A. McCall

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Limited editions of Visalia, Inc., 1974

Edition: First Edition


SIGNED by Mitchell on foreword page. Beige cloth covered boards with moderate foxing and soil, also trace edgewear. Binding tight, text clean. Light foxing to text block.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 203 pages; Signed by One Author View more info

A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF VENTURA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

By: Murphy, Arnold (editor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxnard, CA, M & N Printing, 1979

Edition: Second Printing


SIGNED by editor Arnold Murphy beneath his foreword. Red paper-covered boards, gilt titles. Light wear to spine ends and corners, few small light scuffs to paper over boards, foxing/soiling to edges. Binding strong and tight, interior clean. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 252 pages; Signed by Editor View more info

Account of the Portola Expedition Which Discovered San Francisco Bay

By: Costanso, Miguel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ye Galleon Press, 1999


Brown faux leather covered boards with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Mild gilt loss to front cover, and some speckles of gilt that have stuck to other parts of the cover. Binding tight, text clean. Unread. Folded maps present in rear pocket. No stickers or ownership marks.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 76 pages View more info

Aerial Foto-map Book, San Diego County 1995-96

By: Weser, Oscar

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Aerial Fotobank, 1996


Plastic covered boards. 11 1/2" x 16 1/2". Spiral bound interior. All in very good condtion. Light soiling to the covers. Interior pages are nearly fine. ; Oblong Folio; 325 pages View more info

An American Chinatown, 2 Volumes Vol. 1: History; Vol. 2: Archaeology

By: Leun, Wong Ho

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Great Basin Foundation, 1987


Glossy wraps with mild edgewear. Bindings tight, spines uncreased, text clean. Light soil to text blocks. No ownership marks, stickers or stamps. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Are the Stars Out Tonight? The Story of the Famous Ambassador and Cocoanut Grove "Hollywood's Hotel"

By: Burk, Margaret Tante

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Round Table West, 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Shiny gold cloth covered boards with green gilt titles. Trace edgewear and very slight bumping to spine ends. Binding tight, text clean. Inscribed to Helen Copley and signed by author on title page. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages; Signed by Author View more info

BITS 'N PIECES of the Mohahve Desert's Weathered Past

By: Swisher, John M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Apple Valley, CA, Phœnix Printing (Self-Published), 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


SIGNED by Swisher on title-page. Red paper-covered boards; dust jacket protected in removable, clear, archival sleeve. Slight bumping and rubbing to edges of boards, white jacket shows light soiling and edgewear.; B&W Illustrations; 4to; 230 pages; Signed by Author View more info

BONJOUR PARIS

By: Goss, Florence Ramser

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Diego, Tecolote Publications, 1993

Inscription: Signed by Author


SIGNED by author on title page. Blue wraps. Light edgewear and rubbing.; 8vo; 71 pages; Signed by Author View more info

California All The Way Back To 1828

By: White, Michael C.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Glen Dawson., 1956


Cloth covered boards, bumped spine. Shows some minor scuffing and shelfwear. Pages and textblock naturally aged. Binders flaw of excess glue to rear hinge. Small price mark in ink to upper right corner of ffep. Otherwise in very good condition. Binding tight, text clean, no names, stickers, or stamps. ; 93 pages View more info

California Utopia Point Loma: 1897-1942

By: Greenwalt, Emmett A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Point Loma Publications, Inc., 1978

Edition: Revised Edition


Mylar wrapped dust jacket in very good+ condition; front flap has minor edge wear and previous price sticker in upper right corner; front panel has minor edge wear with slight chipping to corners; spine is mildly sunned with little wear to the tail; very faint foxing on back flap towards the bottom; book has cloth covered boards; bumped corner of front panel, spine is bumped, back panel has light rubbing; very faint foxing to text block; no markings on the inside whatsoe... View more info

Children of Coyote, Missionaries of Saint Francis Indian-Spanish Relations in Colonial California, 1769-1850

By: Hackel, Steven W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press, 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


Half cloth and boards. The lower corners are bumped but otherwise a very tight, entirely clean copy. ; Published for the Omohundro Institute ... History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 496 pages View more info

City of San Diego and San Diego County The Birthplace of California (Two volumes)

By: McGrew, Clarence Alan

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Chicago and New York, American Historical Society, 1922

Edition: First Edition


Two thick volumes. Pebbled cloth. All page edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated. Spine cloth and the gilt lettering is faded. There are two 1/8" holes to the spine cloth in volume one. Light cover wear. The interiors are completely unmarked and very tight. A solid very good copy. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 444 & 532 pages View more info

Diary of a Sea Captain's Wife Tales of Santa Cruz Island

By: Eaton, Margaret H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Mcnally & Loftin Pub, 1980


Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title. Bumped spine. End papers and paste downs slightly toned and foxed. Text block toned and foxed. DJ has foxed and faded spine with one small chip. In protective mylar cover. Binding tight, unmarked, no names, stickers, or stamps. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" ; 256 pages View more info

DISCOVERY OF THE YOSEMITE, and THE INDIAN WAR OF 1851, Which Lead to That Event.

By: Bunnell, Lafayette Houghton

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chicago, Fleming H. Revell, 1880

Edition: First Edition


Brown cloth, gilt titles. Portrait frontispiece, single-page B&W map following the table of contents, and 19 other B&W illustrations. Some edgewear, with chipping/tearing to spine ends and corners bumped/worn to boards, light fading/discoloration to cloth, overall mild rubbing and soiling to covers, including a 3/8" diameter dampstain to upper front and a 1/4" waterspot to lower rear, soiling and spotting to text block edges, front and rear hinges splitting thoug... View more info

Eileen The Story of Eileen Jackson as Told by Her Daughter

By: Williamson, Jerry

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Kales Press, 2003

Edition: First Edition


Blue paper covered boards with gilt title, mild edgewear and slightly bumped spine ends. Dj in new mylar has trace edgewear. Large abraded area to ffep where a bookplate was removed. No ownership marks, stickers or stamps.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 251 pages View more info