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State Papers and Correspondence bearing Upon the Purchase of the Territory of Louisiana

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001069


100th anniversary commemorative of Louisiana Purchase. Modestly sunned spine panel, lightly frayed spine extremities. Mild shelf wear, small tiny holes along rear joint. Tape repair to front flylyeaf (blank). 299 pp. View more info

Los Angeles 1900-1961

By: N/A

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, History Division of the Los Angeles County Museum: 1961

Seller ID: 001561


2nd ptg.: 1962. Cocked spine, rubbed joints and edges, warped. Best considered as reading copy, but internally intact and clean. Great photos throughout. [xiv],66 pp., illus. with b&w photos. View more info

Locomotive Advertising in America 1850-1900

By: N/A

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Scotia, NY, Americana Review: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001675


Booklet, brown stiff paper wraps. Very slightly sunned toward binding fold, else as issued. Fully illus. w/ period advertising, much from "Poor's Manuals of Railroads in the U.S." View more info

Trains Album of Photographs, Book Two: Far Western Railroads

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, Kalmbach Publishing Co.: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001677


Oblong folio, spiralbound, yellow tip-on graphic, black stiff paper covers. First interior overlay detached (inside front cover), as is first onion-skin photographic overlay (at first photo), unknown if other overlays were once present. Interior else fully intact. Modest wear to covers, with slightly faded bottom edge, light wear to corners. View more info

Around the Circle: One Thousand Miles Through the Rocky Mountains, Being a Description of a Trip Among Peaks, Over Passes and Through Canons of Colorado

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Passenger Department of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad/R. R. Donnelley and Sons - Lakeside Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007500


Booklet, illus. light blue wraps, oblong format. Undated [ca. 1880s?], printed by R. R. Donnelley & Sons, Lakeside Press, Chicago. Front cover detached but present, moderately soiled, with rubbed edges and paper loss at top binding-edge corner. Rear cover shows some paper loss along edges, as does final leaf of text (not affecting any printed portions). Rear foldout map of Denver & Rio Grande Railroad is intact. A lovely booklet, each verso reproducing a period engraving... View more info

Wells Fargo and Company: A Brief History

By: N/A

Price: $6.50

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Wells Fargo Bank: 1981

Seller ID: 010006


3rd ptg. Booklet, stiff illus. wraps. 30 pp. Very slight handling wear, virtually as issued. View more info

Richmond -- "Arsenal of Democracy" [California]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Printed by Tam Gibbs Co.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013344


Tan cloth, lettered in gilt, bordered in light brown, with marbled endpapers. 103,[1] pp., illus. w/ b&w photographic plates. Light shelf wear, nearly as issued. Study of the Richmond, California, ship yards prior to America's entry into World War II. View more info

Hawaiian Islands: Report of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, with Accompanying Testimony, and Executive Documents Transmitted to Congress from January 1, 1893 to March 10, 1894. [Volume 2, of 2]

By: N/A

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016947


Black cloth, moderately rubbed/soiled, with somewhat curled corners, flecked spine panel cloth. Two former owner signatures and one institutional library stamp on front endpapers, otherwise unmarked. [ii],811-2287, comprising Volume 2 of a 2-volume continuously paginated set, this volume containing the subject index. Text block a bit toned but otherwise intact. This set was published following the 14 Feb. 1893 formal annexation of Hawaii as a U.S. possession. 52nd Congre... View more info

Tacoma: The Western Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad [SJS 311]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, The Shorey Book Store: 1975

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 032079


Stiff illus. wraps, plastic punched binding. Essentially as issued. 32,[2] pp. + [7] pp. publisher's catalog at rear. Facsimile reprint of original 1885 editon. Scarce. View more info

Jim Babcock's Buckaroo Book: Rope Whirls - Lasso Tricks - Cattle Brands - Cowboy Songs - Trail Slang - Trailing and Tracking

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Treasure Chest Publications: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036609


Booklet, stiff color illus. wraps. Light wear, covers lightly soiled, interior somewhat toned by age. 32 pp., illus. Log Cabin Syrup ad on rear. View more info

Wine of California: The Stirring Story of a Great American Industry

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Santa Fe System Lines-Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fa Railway Co.: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040257


Plum paper covered boards, lettered in gold. Slight shelf wear. 36 pp., illus. w/ blue-tinted photos. View more info

Complete Story of the San Francisco Earthquake, the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius and Other Volcanic Outbursts and Earthquakes, including All the Great Disasters of History [Authentic Official Memorial Edition]

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chicago, The Bible House: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041824


Red cloth, lettered/decorated in gilt. Cloth is midly soiled/spotted with a few areas of minor flecking. Firm binding, intact hinges. 304 pp. + unpaginated b&w plates at rear. Despite some wear, still better than typically found. View more info

Texas Folklore Society, 1909-1943 [Volume I]

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026529


Orange cloth, lettered in black. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket, as issued. viii,326 pp. View more info

The Grand Idea: George Washington's Potomac And The Race To The West

By: Achenbach, Joel

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023455


Black and tan textured paper covered boards. Internal highlighting/underlining on pp. 164-168 only, else clean and as issued. Dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. View more info

The Mural Project: Photography by Ansel Adams

By: Adams, Ansel (photographs); Peter Wright and John Armor (editors, intro.); William Penn Mott, Jr. (pref.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, Reverie Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040050


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Essentially as issued. Pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. ix,112 pp., illus. w/ 85 b&w plates. View more info

Photographs of the Southwest

By: Adams, Ansel; Lawrence Clark Powell (essay)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, New York Graphic Society/Little, Brown and Co.: 1984

Seller ID: 034921


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps, oblong format. Slight exterior wear. This copy, presented as a retirement gift, has been inscribed over most of the half-ttile, with slight offsetting onto main title, otherwise unmarked. 128 pp., illus. w/ 109 full page b&w photographs. View more info

Memoirs and Anecdotes of Early Days in Calistoga [SIGNED]

By: Adams, I. C.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Self-Published [I. C. Adams]: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: RS342


Original dark blue cloth, lettered in white. Published as bound typescript (copy), printed on rectos only, with b&w illustrations. [ii],51,5,6 pp., illus. Both covers show some scratches and surface rubbing, rubbed corners and spine extremities, with dampstaining evident along most of front cover fore-edge, extending diagonally across a portion of lower cover. Some toning to endsheets with mild dampstaining to front fixed endpaper only (not extending to interior), to... View more info

Calamity Jane and the Lady Wildcats

By: Aikman, Duncan; Watson Parker (intro.)

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 029949


Stiff illus. wraps. Former owner's inked purchase note along top edge of half-title page, otherwise essentially as issued. xviii,356 pp. View more info

Coal, Cinders and Parlor Cars: A Century of Colorado Passenger Trains [Colorado Rail Annual No. 19]

By: Albi, Charles, R. C. Farewell, and William C. Jones (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Golden, CO, Colorado Railroad Museum: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031740


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, nearly as issued, now in archival mylar. 238 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest

By: Allen, John Logan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1998

Seller ID: 030395


Stiff illus. wraps. 448 pp., 47 maps/illus. Light shelf wear, lightly creased top front corner, with two minor stress creases along a firm binding with a slight lean. View more info

Will James: The Last Cowboy Legend

By: Amaral, Anthony

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Reno, NV, University of Nevada Press: 1993

Seller ID: 029953


Stiff pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Firm, square binding. Clean and unmarked interior beyond former owner's inked purchase note along top edge of half-title page. xiv,175 pp., b&w illus. View more info

The Salinas Valley: A History of America's Salad Bowl

By: Anderson, Burton; Gary S. Breschini and Mona Gudgel (editors)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Salinas, CA, Monterey County Historical Society: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039050


Dark green cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Text block edges slightly toned by age, otherwise as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket essentially as issued, now in mylar. viii,208 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs, maps. View more info

The Salinas Valley: A History of America's Salad Bowl

By: Anderson, Burton; Gary S. Breschini and Mona Gudgel (editors)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Salinas, CA, Monterey County Historical Society: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039161


Dark green cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket with mere hints of shelf wear, essentially as issued, now in mylar. viii,208 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs, maps. View more info

1940 E. W. Scripps Cruise to the Gulf of California [Geological Society of America Memoir 43]

By: Anderson, Charles A., J. Wyatt Durham, Francis P. Shepard, M. L. Natland, and Roger Revelle

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Geological Society of America: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020659


Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt on spine panel. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at spine extremities, spine panel a bit faded by age. Some darkening along inner hinges, text block lightly toned. Pt. I: Geology of Islands and Neighboring Land Areas; Pt. II: Megascopic Paleontology and Marine Stratigraphy; Pt. III: Submarine Topography of the Gulf of California; Pt. IV: Report on the Pleistocene and Pliocene Foraminifera; Pt. V: Sedimentation and Oceanography; Survey of Fie... View more info

Curtis' Western Indians

By: Andrews, Ralph W.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008463


Light brown cloth, slight shelf wear, a bit frayed at head of spine, slight binding lean. 176 pp., fully illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info