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The Pacific Coast Third Reader Revised Edition

By: A. L. Bancroft & Company

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, A. L. Bancroft & Company: 1874

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 29794

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; School text book. This book is in Good condition. The covers have toning, spotting and rubbing, along with edge wear, nicking and rubbing. There are two chips missing from the rear spine joint - one of them is approximately two inches long. The text pages are generally clean and bright, though there is some light foxing - also torn pages and earl. The front and rear endpapers are lacking. The last page of text has a three inch tear up from the bottom ... View more info

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The College Cowboy: Reuben Albaugh

By: Albaugh, Reuben (with an introduction by J. Earl Coke and interviews conducted by John E. Spurlock, Julius Trescony and Ken Ellis)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Davis, CA, Regents of the University of California / Davis: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31674

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are, for the most part, in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. A former owner has added a couple of small notations (two of them) regarding pages he/she thought were important. The edges of the text block have some toning / yellowing due to age and there is some beginning foxing to the endpapers and edges... View more info

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Portuguese Immigrants The Centennial Story of the Portuguese Union of the State of California

By: Almeida, Carlos

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Leandro, CA, Supreme Council of U. P. E. C.: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition; Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: A33054

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized paperback book with heavy cardstock covers and a glued spine. This is the Revised and Enlarged 2nd Edition. This book was issued without a dust jacket. There is some light edgewear and rubbing to the edges of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. Though the book covers all of California, the Central Valley and Bay Areas of California constitute a large percentage of the population. View more info

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Heritage Fresno: Homes and People

By: American Association of University Women, Fresno, CA

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fresno, CA, American Association of University Women: 1985

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 31152

Condition: 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 clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends and there is some fading to the spine. The text pages are clean and bright. "Heritage Fresno Homes and People is a collection of architectural descriptions of historic homes in Fresno and seven surrounding communities and biographical sketches of the men and women wh... View more info

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San Quentin Days (poems of a prison)

By: Anderson, Jos. Publisher

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Sacramento, CA, Jos. M. Anderson Publisher: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30522

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a thin pamphlet with thin card stock covers and a stapled binding. The pamphlet and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is a bit of light rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "In presenting this little book of verses to the public, no pretense is made to claim them recognition as the finished work of a great poet, but they are offered as presenting an... View more info

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Clyde Arbuckle's History of San Jose Chronicling San Jose's Founding as California's earliest Pueblo in 1777....

By: Arbuckle, Clyde

Price: $200.00

Publisher: San Jose, CA, Smith & McKay Printing Co.: 1985

Edition: 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31751

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; First trade edition. The book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has one small tear to the top rear panel and three small tears / pricks to the front spine joint. This work was the culmination of a life's work by author Clyde Arbuckle - who was named city historian in 1945 and continued his work for m... View more info

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Yosemite: Summary of the Draft General Management Plan: August 1978

By: Arnberger, Leslie P (Superintendent, Yosemite National Park)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., National Park Service / Yosemite National Park: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31031

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; Folio sized paperback. This book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "The purpose of a general management plan (GMP) is to direct how the National Park Service manages a park's resources, how we will provide for visitor use, what developments there will be, and provide for the visitor use, what developments there will be, and... View more info

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Golden Gate Country

By: Atherton, Gertrude

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32157

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good+ to Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The inner hinges of the book covers have some light cracking. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown page (Mary and Jack Mullen). The price clipped dust jacket has numerous edge tears, nicks and small to smallish chips. There is rubbing and wear to the flap joints. "... View more info

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The Singing East Bay And Beyond Fifty Years of the Poets' Dinner 1927-1976

By: Atinson, Ruth, Dorothy Benson, Sara Lee Dorsay, Wesley and Nellie Gordon, Et Al (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Wuerth Letter Shop: 1976

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: A33821

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Limited to 550 numbered copies, this is #17. This is a trade paperback book with heavy cardstock covers and a glued spine. The 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 beginning edge wear, bumping and rubbing to the spine ends, spine joints and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "Year after year, beginning on Mar... View more info

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Raven, Bow Maker Northern Indian California Education Project

By: Baker, Martha

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Eureka, CA, Northern Indian California Education Project: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36125

Condition: Very Good-


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History Of California Vol. I: 1542-1800 ( Vol. XVIII of Bancroft's Works)

By: Bancroft, Hubert Howe (with An Introduction by Edmund G. Brown)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, Wallace Hebberd: 1963

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: A32060

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


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 dust jacket has noticeable toning to the spine ane edges along with some beginning rubbing to the spine joints. "Hubert Howe Bancroft (1832–1918) ...Bancroft attended the Doane Academy in Granville for a year, and he then became a clerk in his brother-in-law's bookstore in Buffalo, New York. In March 185... View more info

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The Works Of Hubert Howe Bancroft (Vol. III : the Native Races: Vol. III : Tmyths and Languages)

By: Bancroft, Hubert Howe (with An Introduction by Edmund G. Brown)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, A. L. Bancroft & Company, Publishers: 1886

Seller ID: A32449

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition. Full calf binding. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The edges of the endpapers (both front and rear) have heavy toning. "Hubert Howe Bancroft (1832–1918) ...Bancroft attended the Doane Academy in Granville for a year, and he then became a clerk in his brother-in-law's bookstore in Buffalo, New York. In March 1852, Bancroft was provided with an inventory... View more info

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History Of California Vol.xxi (Vol. IV: 1840-1845)

By: Bancroft, Hubert Howe (with An Introduction by Edmund G. Brown)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, A. L. Bancroft & Company, Publishers: 1886

Seller ID: A37129

Condition: Very Good


Full calf leather binding. This book is in Very Good condition. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The leather has some ground-in dirt. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have edge wear, rubbing and a bit of edge nicking. The hinges are tender. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have dark toning to all edges. "Bancroft's library consisted of books, maps, and printed and manuscript documents, including... View more info

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The Works Of Hubert Howe Bancroft (Vol. II: the Native Races: Vol. II: the Civilized Nations)

By: Bancroft, Hubert Howe (with An Introduction by Edmund G. Brown)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, A. L. Bancroft & Company, Publishers: 1883

Seller ID: A37140

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. Bound in full calf. There is some light bumping, wear and fraying to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The first free pages, both front and rear, have heavy toning. "Hubert Howe Bancroft (1832–1918) ...Bancroft attended the Doane Academy in Granville for a year, and he then became a clerk in his brother-in-law's bo... View more info

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Code Of Professional Ethics Of The American Bar Association... And Of The California Bar Association

By: Bancroft-Whitney Company

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Bancroft-Whitney: 1910

Seller ID: A36487

Condition: Near Fine


"Adopted at the Annual Meeting, Held at Los Angeles, December 6,7 and 8, 1910". This little book is in Near Fine condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

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The Fair But Frail Prostitution in San Francisco 1849-1900

By: Barnhart, Jacqueline Baker

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Reno, NV, University of Nevada Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35955

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. View more info

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Dick Barrett's '67 The Sunday Historical Columns from the San Jose Mercury News for the Year 1967

By: Barrett, Dick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Jose, CA, Harland-Young Press: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37010

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized paperback book with a stapled binding. The book is in Very Good condition. There is some fading to the spine of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "Columnist Richard F. Barrett was born in Washington, and came to San Jose in 1925, where he graduated from Santa Clara High School. After enrolling in an adult education class in Journalism in September 1928, his teacher hired him as San Jose News correspondent in... View more info

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Inasmuch ...the One Hundred-Year History of the San Francisco Ladies' Protection and Relief Society 1853-1953

By: Beans, Rowena (edited by Carol Green Wilson)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, San Francisco Ladies' Protection and Relief Society: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30925

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There are several small spots of color loss to the edges of the book cover, including the front spine joint. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked notation on the front endpaper. "In writing the early history of the San Francisco Ladies' Protection and Relief ... View more info

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A Tramp Through The Bret Harte Country

By: Beasley, Thomas Dykes (with A Foreword by Charles A Murdock)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Paul Elder and Company: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32359

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is a slight slant to the spine of the book and a bit of ground-in dirt to the covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "In California's imaginary Hall of Fame, Bret Harte must be accorded a prominent, if not first place. His short stories and dialect poems published fifty years ag... View more info

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San Jose California's First City

By: Beilharz, Edwin and Donald O. Demers Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tulsa, OK, Continental Heritage Press, Inc.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32542

Condition: Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 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 dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and small chips, especially to the top spine end. The top rear edge of the dust jacket has some wrinkling and a smallish chip missing. " California's first city, San Jose, represents a microcosm of the development of the Golden State's urban ce... View more info