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Gaudy Century 1848-1948 San Francisco's 100 Years of Robust Journalism.

By: Bruce, John.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Random House:

Edition: Stated first Printing

Seller ID: 002772

Dust jacket with mylar, all very good condition with price clipped dust jacket. CR 1948, 302 pages Illustrated with photos on pastedowns. Introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson. The color and glamour, and roaring excitement that marked the progress of American journalism after 1848 was best explained through the journalists of San Francisco. Editors wrote their own history with derringer and barbed pen. The great gold rush, unrest during the Civi War, and many other events are covered. View more info

Hanford, California Centennial Sketch Book 1891-1991.

By: California

Price: $14.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002894

Oblong, May 1991. Old buildings, schools, clothing, museums, are depicted. Illustrations by Nancy Bush, R. Way, Susan Clarly, Allison Gregory, Jeanette Powell, Alice, Amanda Kinney, L. Stamps, Nancy Kilgou. Brown cardboard covers, all very good. No marks or coloring of pages. View more info

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Golden Tapestry of California.

By: Clark, Sydney A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Robert McBride,:

Seller ID: 000039

Dated 1937. Cloth, Orange w/purple Spine. No Jacket. stated 1st edition, 315 pages with index. Maps and photos. orange with purple spine, slight fade, o/w good+. Illustrated endpapers by Jacqueline Clark. A busin ess card is pasted to the title page with an inscription. Americana, History, California. View more info

California Missions and Landmarks - El Camno Real.

By: Forbes, Mrs. A.S.C.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, ,:

Seller ID: 001261

CR 1915 by author. Paper over boards, illustrated front cover of El Camino Real, spine illlustrated, top piece missing on spine, illustrated with B&W photos. A Franciscian mission -these were linked t ogether by a ribbon of a roadway called El Camino Real - 21 missions, 3 pueblos, 4 presidios and 700 mles of roadway. This is the history and description of them. California, Franciscian missions, missions, western americana, Mexico. View more info


By: Hulbert, Archer Butler.

Price: $38.00

Seller ID: 001571

The Chronicle of the California Trail. Boston, Little Brown, 1931, CR 1931, published 10/31, 340 pages w/index. Green covers with gilt lettering, embossed front cover, all very good. Illustrated with maps and sketches. The author traveled most of the 2,200 miles of plain, desert, butte, mountain, river and ravine along this trail. He used every available diary or journal that was every written, and he read them at least 8 times (per intro/preface). Western Americana, California, Western travels, indians, mountains. View more info

California Missions and Their Romances.

By: Older, Mrs. Fremont.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Published by Tudor Publ:

Seller ID: 000371

Title date 1945, CR 1938, 1st printing for Tudor, 314 pages w/index. Dust jacket has slight tears, illustrated endpapers, bookplate, covers and content good+. Illustrated with photos. Foreward by Dr. Herbert Bolton. P reface R.L.Duffus. Author delved into ancient records and recreated unforgettable scenes of discovery, conversion, hunger, raids, fiestas, neglect, disintegration and finally redemption of the mission s by restoration in our day. Western Americana, History, Americana, California, California Missions. View more info

The Klamath Know.

By: Wallace, David Rains.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Sierra Club:

Edition: Stated first Edition

Seller ID: 003066

Exploration of Myth and Evolution. Illustrated by karin Wikstrom. A Yolla Bolly press Book, CR 1983, 149 pages with bibliography and glossary. chapter head text cuts. A story of author's travel to the Klamath Mountains in Oregon and California. All good+ condition. View more info

West Winds.

By: Whitaker, Herman (edited by).

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Published by Paul Elder & Co., CR 1914.:

Seller ID: 001501

A California book of fiction written by California authors and illustrated by California artists. Front cover picture pasted on, all very good. Tipped-in sepia illustrations by Perham W. Nohl, J. A. C ahill, George W. Kegg, Will Crawford, Ruth Aikins, Maynard Dixon, Alice Best, etc. Fiction. Literature. California, illustrated books, tipped-in illustrations, fiction writers. View more info