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    • PROMONTORY PRESS, (1974)
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    • Description: Octavo brown cloth lettered in black pictorial dust jacket (slightly rubbed, some dust spotting) “Both guidebooks not only provide excellent examples of the diversity of material available to the forty-niners, but also contain enjoyable and invaluable information on the life and times of California’s early days” -from the dust jacket Slight dust spotting to edges and ednpapers Lisez plus
    • THE CUMMING PRESS, (1977)
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    • Description: Quarto original blue cloth decorated and lettered in gilt "The excitement of 1849 when thousands of hopeful goldseekers made the long journey to California did not abate ... increased twofold by the next spring. ... Newspaper editors in Michigan complained about the amount of money that was being taken from the state; ... Reports on the arrivals and successes of the California emigrants from Lenawee County, Michigan, began to find their way into newspaper columns in Adrian and Tecumseh in that county late in the fall. ... Real evidence of the opportunity for wealth came with the announcemen... Lisez plus
    • THE CUMMING PRESS, (1977)
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    • Description: Quarto original green cloth decorated and lettered in gilt "For those who could afford the high cost, the Panama route to California in 1849 was the fastest way to the gold fields. ... the United States had made preparations for awarding contracts for the transportation of mail to the Pacific coast by steamers. The route chosen for the mail was across the Isthmus of Panama. ... carry the mail to Chagres in Panama, where it would be forwarded to the city of Panama on the Pacific Coast. Here another steamship line .... would transport the mail to California and Oregon. The initial voyage ... ... Lisez plus
    • THE CUMMING PRESS, (1971)
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    • Description: Quarto original burgundy cloth decorated and lettered in gilt "Winter in 1849 was an exciting period for the young men of Jackson, Michigan, ... it was a time of planning and organizing for the long arduous journey to the gold fields of California ... a notice appeared in the Jackson "Patriot": 'A company is now being formed at Jackson ...purpose of emigrating to Calfiornia ...armed with a rifle, pistols, &c. ...leave ...26th March ... equire of H. C. Hodge, Pulaski, ..." -from the introduction As new Lisez plus
    • BOOK CLUB OF CALIFORNIA, 1974
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    • Description: I – X (complete), with introduction Quarto folded leaf, in custom quarter blue morocco slipcase with gilt lettered spine label This series of Keepsakes consists of eleven folders prepared for the members of The Book Club of California, and issued during 1974 under the general direction of Sam Stark Some silverfishing to some leaves, else fine Lisez plus
    • FRIENDS OF THE BANCROFT LIBRARY, 1980
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    • Description: Octavo Illustrated cream wrappers decorated and lettered in black Issued to accompany an exhibition at the Bancroft Library, February 25 to May 16, 1980. Includes information about Gelett Burgess, Bruce Porter, Willis Polk, Porter Garnett, Yone Noguchi, Florence Lundgorg, and Ernest Peixotto Back wrapper detaching but present Designed and printed by Peter Koch at the Black Stone Press, San Francisco Lisez plus
    • MONTGOMERY ART MUSEUM, 1974)
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    • Description: Quarto Illustrated decorated wrappers Zelda had a genuine three-dimensional artistic talent: painting, writing and dancing. However, as she has been quoted,“I wish that I had been able to do better one thing and not so given to running into cul-de-sacs with so many”. This is a catalogue of an exhibition of her idiosyncratic, vividly intense paintings, held in Zelda’s hometown Some silverfishing to front free endpaper Very scarce [Bruccoli, Supplement to F. Scott Fitzgerald. A Descriptive Bibliography I 36] Lisez plus
    • ENTE PROVENCIALE PER IL TURISMO - SALERNO, (1959)
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    • Description: Octavo - 7 3/4" x 9 3/4" Stiff yellow wrappers art print of Positano in blue, brown, and black, lettered in black and brown Text in English. Edizioni Saturnia - So. Gra. Ro. - Roma 1959. 30pp Some slight shelf wear, else fine Lisez plus
    • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS, (1998)
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    • Description: Large quarto Illustrated olive cloth lettered in gilt pictorial dust jacket (fine) “Though there is scant visual record of California before the Gold Rush, the arrival of the “Forty-niners” produced an outpouring of drawings, watercolors, and ambitious oil painting ... In this sumptuously illustrated book ... the authors present the first detailed examination of these works of art ... “ - from dust jacket Catalog of an exhibition held at the Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, Calif, Jan. 24-May 31, 1998; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Calif., June 21-Sept. 13, 1998; national Museum of ... Lisez plus
    • THE OLD WEST PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1960
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    • Description: Quarto Illustrated dark grey cloth lettered in gilt, map endpapers pictorial dust jacket (spine faded, a little rubbed) “In 1866, after a brilliant Civil War acreer, Captain (Brevet Major) Andrew Burt marched with the 18th C S, Infantry under colonel Carrington from Fort Kearney to Julesburg. ... Major Burt was the last officer in command at dangerous Fort S. F. Smith, Montana Territory, which was abandoned after the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868, which ended ‘Red Clou’ds War.’ ... Here, in two carefully documented chapters, is the first complete history of fort C. F. Smith remote outpost on ... Lisez plus
    • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO PRESS, (1995)
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    • Description: Oblong octavo Photographs by Drex Brooks gray cloth lettered in red, red end papers pictorial dust jacket (fine) “In 1987, Drex Brooks began photographing sites that had been important in the history of white/Native American relations, places such as treaty sites and battlefields ... The photographs encompass not only places of death but also places of renewal, places that retain their sacred importance today ... events from 1620 to 1890 ... “ - from dust jacket Fine Lisez plus
    • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO PRESS, (1994)
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    • Description: Small folio Illustrated with color photographs, tables, drawings, charts, and diagrams color pictorial paper wrappers with yellow and black lettering “The Nightway traces the history and genealogies of the Nightway medicine men and the history of the recording and documentation of the chantway by non-Navajo observers.” -from the back cover Slight spotting of top edges, else fine Lisez plus
    • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS, (1998)
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    • Description: Octavo blue cloth lettered in silver pictorial dust jacket (fine) “This literary anthology brings North American Indian mythology for the first time into the mainstream of world mythology” -from the dust jacket Fine Lisez plus
    • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS, (1997)
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    • Description: Octavo Illustrated black cloth lettered in gilt, purple endpapers pictorial dust jacket (slightly rubbed) “This comparative history of the Southern Ute and Ute Mountain Ute peoples demonstrates how two culturally and historically related tribes, living side by side in southwestern Colorado, have taken very different paths in the modern era” -from the dust jacket Fine Lisez plus
    • HARPER & ROW, (1974)
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    • Description: Octavo original brown cloth spine lettered in gilt over green boards, map endpapers pictorial dust jacket (very slight staining) Imagine an annual gathering of rich, white, mostly elderly men, the wealthiest and most influential in the country. Such gatherings exist, and one, set in 2700 acres of giant redwoods 65 miles north of San Francisco, the Bohemian Grove, dates back to 1880... There is the camaraderie of renewing old friendships and much drinking and singing,.. the casual chatter around the fire at the Bohemian Grove represents one of the most influential meeting og the powers-that-... Lisez plus
    • MINTONS CHINA WORKS, C. 1880
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    • Description: 8" x 8" porcelain tile decorated in black and gold Minton Waverley tile in brown and gold with Renaissance figures at a dining table. Titled Quentin Durward depicting Louis Quentin and Jacqueline Printed signature of Moyr Smith in lower left Lisez plus
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