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    • THE MACAULAY COMPANY, 1929
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    • Description: Quarto original blue cloth blocked and lettered in gilt, advanced review label dated August 19, 1929 adhered to dust jacket pictorial dust jacket ( some chipping to edges) (Basso) writes of the change the South is undergoing as it enacts itself in the life and mind of Tony Cleaz, scion of an old and cultured Creole family surprised by the new machine civilization.- From the dust cover Slight pigment fading to boards, else fine Advanced review copy Lisez plus
    • THE ARTHUR H. CLARK COMPANY, 1995
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    • Description: Quarto Illustrated original blue cloth lettered in gilt “It was said among the Cheyennes that the wolves had known of the danger. The four-legged ones had trailed the white-faced strangers ... the loud strangers were sneaking through the night ... the wolves had raced ahead and, from the rimrocks overlooking the valley floor, they had howled their warnings of the impending danger ... No armed confrontation with American Indians has received as much attention as has the Custer Fight. ... How Custer’s command perished cannot be determined with certainty because no member of it survived. “ -fr... 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
    • HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, 1955
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    • Description: Quarto Illustrated pictorial colored wrappers lettered in black Volume XXXVII, Number 3, September, 1955 Partial content: “Franciscan Colonization at Santa Barbara”, by Marvin W. Mikesell , pages 211-222 Some wear, else fine Lisez plus
    • NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, (2001)
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    • Description: Small folio Illustrated beige cloth over burgundy boards lettered in gilt on spine and front pictorial dust jacket (fine) “Paul Robert Walker evokes a powerful sense of history’s sweep and the succession of peoples - Indian, Hispanic, and Anglo - whose stories are told in the silent ruin ... and George H. H. Huey’s photographs do it breathtaking justice ... “ - from the dust jacket Fine Lisez plus
    • SAGE BOOKS, (1970)
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    • Description: Quarto Illustrated with photographs and a map teal cloth with gilt lettering pictorial dust jacket (some wear, closed tear at front upper edge, rear flap with some tear upper edge) “J. Frank Dobie once urged, ‘Unless the regional has elements of the universal, it is country-minded and is, therefore, damned...Unless a book about a local habitation transcends the local in interest, it has no reason for getting published.’ Medicine Lodge passes Dobie’s test.” -from the dust jacket Fine Lisez plus
    • OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1991
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    • Description: Octavo Illustrated original black cloth spine lettered in gilt over mustard boards pictorial dust jacket (as new) The nineteenth century was the golden age of enterprise in the United States. A small group of rich and powerful men changed the way we do business, and forever altered the American landscape by criss-crossing the country with railway lines. Although less well known than the great “robber barons,” Frederick Billings was one of extraordinary men of his era, combining a shrewd business sense with a love of nature. Born in Vermont in 1823, Billings was one of the early “Foty-Niners... Lisez plus
    • LOS ANGELES BAR ASSOCIATION, 1959
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    • Description: Quarto Illustrated with photographs, drawings, facsimiles, and maps black cloth spine lettered in gilt over gray-blue boards dust jacket (some soiling, wear at foredge) “This book is primarily a history of the Los Angeles Bar Association from its organization in the 1870s, and of a turbulent area through the rowdy days from American occupation in 1846 until the present time.” -from the dust jacket Gilt dulled, back board foredge worn, else fine Lisez plus
    • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS, (1982)
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    • Description: Octavo Illustrated dark blue cloth lettered in white, gray cloth boards pictorial dust jacket (as new) At the beginning of the twentieth century, the bankers and businessmen of Los Angeles determined to reach out 250 miles to the northeast and seize the waters of Owens Valley, then emerging as one of the most promising agricultural regions in California. That action laid the basis for the modern metropolis of Los Angeles and set off the most enduring and influential water war in American history Edges with slight foxing, else as new Lisez plus
    • JOHN RANDOLPH HAYNES AND DORA HAYNES FOUNDATION, 1950
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    • Description: Quarto Illustrated green wrappers lettered in black on spine and front wrapper This study was prepared by The John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation. Partial Contents: Historical Background, Purpose of Unemployment Insurance, Major Problems, Why are California’s Costs High, Proposed Changes in the Sate Act, Summary of Conclusions Spine sunned, else fine Lisez plus
    • PUBLISHED BY THE AUTHOR, 1926
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    • Description: Thick octavo dark green cloth lettered in gilt “The present volume on the Colorado River Compact has been completed with the hope that it will stimulate further study of the compact clause of the Constitution of the United States, and of the questions which center around the improvement of this interstate stream. Pending legislation provides that construction is not to begin until the interstate agreement shall have been ratified by the legislatures of the seven interested states, or by at least six of those states ...” Fine Lisez plus
    • THE TALISMAN PRESS, 1962
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    • Description: Quarto Illustrated with photographs gray cloth with black lettering on a salmon-colored paper label with map endpapers dust jacket (browned at spine and rear panel) “Since he was an eye-witness to the transition period between Mexican and American California, [Josiah Belden’s] memoir and letters form a backdrop for our enlarged and enriched comprehension of California history in the fateful decade of the 1840’s." -from the dust jacket Fine One of 750 copies Lisez plus
    • SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY, (1977)
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    • Description: Quarto Illustrated pictorial boards lettered in gilt decorated in brown and green pictorial dust jacket (small hole on spine) “... Churchill, like many thousands of other Americans, made his way to California filled with high hopes... Churchill described instead the day to day practical problems faced by the vast majority of Forty-niners” -from the dust jacket Crease on front pastedown, else fine Lisez plus
    • DAWSON’S BOOK SHOP, 1964
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    • Description: Quarto Illustrated with frontispiece, photographs, and drawings yellow paper label across spine and partial covers lettered in red over black cloth “Although this book deals with one of the most fascinating and entertaining cases to come before the California courts, it is hoped that he book will also constitute recreational reading, and have as much appeal to the person reading to be amused as to the student of California and Nevada history. Fabulous wealth, sudden death, stolen and forged wills, and bribery of a high official are all involved...it all happened.” -from the Foreword Spottin... Lisez plus
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