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Travel, Geography & Exploration:United States:Western / Hawaii:California

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...<b>The Streets of San Francisco   </b><br>, Dickson, Samuel
1 Dickson, Samuel ...The Streets of San Francisco

Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, Stanford 1955.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; x, 186 p. index; 23 cm.
 
Colorful stories about the men and women, the places and events that have contributed to San Francisco's flamboyant history.

A cavalcade of poets, dreamers, beggars, millionaires, scholars, thieves and adventurers whose escapades have in some way contributed to and justified the fabled reputation of that Mecca of the Golden west.

Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Could be given as a gift.
Wrap-around title band with price present and unflawed but for a hint of sun-fading on the spine. Book is protected by Mylar cover.
 
Price: 65.00 USD

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...<b>Romantic Cities of California  </b>, Hawthorne, Hildegarde
2 Hawthorne, Hildegarde ...Romantic Cities of California
New York: D. Appleton-Century Company 1939 First Edition – First Printing.[with (1) on last page of text] Hardcover.

 Illustrations by E. H. Suydam. 
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Lacks Dust Jacket. 456 pages with Index.

Color frontispiece of the Art Museum in Balboa Park, San Diego, illustrated endpapers.

Sketches of California's most romantic cities, including San Diego, Laguna, Hollywood, Pasadena, Santa Barbara, Carmel, Monterey, Weaverville, Coloma, Grass Valley, Nevada City, and Palo Alto and others.

 
Price: 39.95 USD

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…<b>In and Out of the Old Missions of California. An Historical and Pictorial Account of the Franciscan Missions.</b>, James, George Warton
3 James, George Warton …In and Out of the Old Missions of California. An Historical and Pictorial Account of the Franciscan Missions.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Little, Brown and Company, 1905 First Edition – First Printing Hardcover. [No jacket issued]

 Illustrated with 142 photographs 
Bindings square and tight. Minimal shelf wear with a slight pull on top spine band. Text clean. 392 pages. 8.75 inches tall.

A handsome and collectible copy.
 
Price: 165.00 USD

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…<b>From East Prussia to the Golden Gate.</b><br>, Lecouvreur, Frank - Translated and compiled by Julius C. Behnke.
4 Lecouvreur, Frank - Translated and compiled by Julius C. Behnke. …From East Prussia to the Golden Gate.

New York & Los Angeles: Angelina Book Concern, 1906.
 First Edition.
 Hardcover.
 8vo; xiii, -[14]-355 pp. With black-and-white plates throughout. 23x15 cm (9 x 6inches).
 Double page map of the area of the Feather and Yuba Rivers. Portrait frontispiece and 22 illustrations.
 
Green cloth, gilt vignette on front panel. Bindings square and tight. Front hinge firm but has some open spots Text clean with a few minor spots of foxing. Minor fading to spine .Light shelf handling.

"When the late Frank Lecouvreur left his native land in 1951 for California, leaving behind his parents and the dear friends of his youth, following the promptings of his large heart he kept a careful journal of the sights and the unusual experiences that were his in travel, and in the new land he had chosen as a field for his activities." - Preface.

Some Topics: During 1852 and 1853, the author was at the California mines. Los Angles Vigilance Committee, Indians and Game, Chinese Massacre, Mining on the Yuba.

REF: OCLC 816489039; CSL: B L468l; LCon: F865 .L46; Howes: L177
 
Price: 195.00 USD

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..<b> Noticias De Nutka: An Account of Nootka Sound in 1792 </b><br>, [18th Century California; Botany] Mozino, Jose Mariano
5 [18th Century California; Botany] Mozino, Jose Mariano .. Noticias De Nutka: An Account of Nootka Sound in 1792

Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1970 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
The author was official botanist on the voyage of Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra to 'the limits to the north of California' in 1792.

Illustrated with plates that appeared in the original. Includes notes, appendices, bibliography, and index. 142 pg.

Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Appears to be a new book except for being on a shelf since 1970. Dust jacket has a few nicks.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>The Falls of Yosemite: Famous Waterfalls of the World, Special Issue Yosemite Nature Notes  </b><br>, [Ansel Adams] Brockman, C. Frank
6 [Ansel Adams] Brockman, C. Frank ...The Falls of Yosemite: Famous Waterfalls of the World, Special Issue Yosemite Nature Notes

California: Yosemite Natural History Association, 1953.
 Volume XXIV No. 1;
 Stapled Wraps.
 31pps + index, ill, 9.25 inches tall; some colour, back cover Vernal Falls by Ansel Adams (also p. 2, 5, 19, 21 and 24)
 
Illustrated throughout will black and white photo plates 1/4 and full page by Ansel Adams, Ewing Galloway and others. Contains a detailed description of Yosemite Falls, general review of the other water falls of Yosemite, and comparison of over 100 other falls in the park and throughout the world.

Front cover has a full color photo of Yosemite Falls by Philip Knight.

Rear cover Vernal Falls by Ansel Adams (also p. 2, 5, 19, 21 and 24)

Carefully handled, hint of hand-soiling on cover.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>The Land of Little Rain  </b>, [California] Austin, Mary
7 [California] Austin, Mary ...The Land of Little Rain
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903 Sierra Edition issued due to demand and was published in October of 1903. Hardcover with Dust Jacket

 
Austin's classic book of essays about the deserts of eastern California.

A collection of fourteen sketches about the natural world of the desert and the people and beliefs it nurtured. "These charming sketches of the desert and semi-desert country comprising the Owens Valley and the approaches to the great sink of Death Valley." The author’s first book, an acknowledged classic of books on California, the desert and the west. [Zamorano Eighty, #2]

A handsome, collectible copy.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear.

Dust jacket has toned with some minor soil to the rear panel. Small loss top spine and loss of a 3 inch sliver lower spine. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

REF: Howes A400; Zamorano Eighty, #2; Walker: 189ff; Graff 114.
 
Price: 165.00 USD

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...<b> Outing Map of the Inyo-Sequoia Region of California  </b><br>, [Yosemite] [Unknow author]
8 [Yosemite] [Unknow author] ... Outing Map of the Inyo-Sequoia Region of California

California: Automobile Club , 1953.
 Folded Map.
 
Map has only been unfolded to photograph.

No flaws. Includes on rear panels: High Country Regulations within Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks; Good Manners for the Back Country Travellor.

Full measurement: 28 by 36 inches. Smaller map of the Great Forest: 14 by 18 inches on reverse side with an extensive index.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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