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Image for <b>The Falls of Yosemite: Famous Waterfalls of the World, Special Issue Yosemite Nature Notes  </b><br>[Ansel Adams]

The Falls of Yosemite: Famous Waterfalls of the World, Special Issue Yosemite Nature Notes
[Ansel Adams]

By: Brockman, C. Frank

Price: $19.95

Publisher: California:, Yosemite Natural History Association,: 1953.

Edition: Volume XXIV No. 1;

Seller ID: 008768


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)Careful... View more info

Image for <b>Santa Monica Bay: The First 100 Years : a Pictorial History of Santa Monica, Venice, Ocean Park, Pacific Palisades, Topanga, & Malibu</b>

Santa Monica Bay: The First 100 Years : a Pictorial History of Santa Monica, Venice, Ocean Park, Pacific Palisades, Topanga, & Malibu

By: Basten, Fred E.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA:, Douglas-West Publishers,: 1974.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009230


Today, the waters of the Santa Monica Bay are as placid, the curve of its shoreline as lovely, and the rise of its bluffs and mountains as imposing as when Juan Cabrillo and his men cast anchor centuries ago. From the "Bay of Smokes" to a verdant pasture, from a struggling village to an internationally famous playground, from a handful of isolated towns to a sprawling cosmopolitan complex - a thriving panorama so vast not even the Bakers, Joneses, Rindges, Kinneys, an... View more info

Image for <b> A Trip to California: [a series of fine western pictures from original photographs in Colorado, Utah, California, the Pacific Coast, Yellowstone National Park] </b>

A Trip to California: [a series of fine western pictures from original photographs in Colorado, Utah, California, the Pacific Coast, Yellowstone National Park]

By: Baylis, William

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Cedar Rapids, IA, Self Published William Baylis;: 1903

Seller ID: 010077


First Edition, First Printing. Illustrated, published, and copyrighted by William Baylis, who styled himself a "Landscape Photographer and Tourist." [54] pp. Captioned Plates from photographs throughout. Oblong; 15.5 x23 cm; 6 x 9 inches (6x9"), Red Cloth; Titles in Gilt. Illustrated title page. Fairly uncommon; 11 copies held in Universities. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Well-composed photographs re... View more info

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The Streets of San Francisco

By: Dickson, Samuel

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Stanford, California:, Stanford University Press, Stanford: 1955.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008850


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... View more info

Image for <b> A Voyage to California, the Sandwich Islands, and Around the World in the Years 1826–1829 </b>

A Voyage to California, the Sandwich Islands, and Around the World in the Years 1826–1829

By: Duhaut-Cilly, Auguste

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Berkerly, University of California Press,: 1999.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009045


"This is the definitive translation of the most important travel account of California before the American conquest. Duhaut-Cilly's observations are those of the outsider with the most insider access of any visitor. It is a lively read, endlessly fascinating for all those interested in the early history of the Golden State, and a natural supplement to all courses on its past."—James Sandos, author of Rebellion in the Borderlands No Flaws or Blemishes bu... View more info

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San Francisco Bay

By: Gilliam, Harold

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, Doubleday & Company, Inc.,: 1957,

Edition: Early Printing

Seller ID: 009172


A factual and fascinating account of the history, life and lore of California's vital inland sea. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light shelf handling. View more info

Image for <b>Mirror Lake, Yosemite Valley     </b> Hand-colored Steel Engraving

Mirror Lake, Yosemite Valley Hand-colored Steel Engraving

By: Hunt, S. V. (Samuel Valentine), - Artist

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co: 1872

Seller ID: 009544


Mirror Lake, Yosemite Valley - Hand-colored Steel Engraving by S.V. Hunt after painting by Harry Fenn. Copyright by D. Appleton & Co. Illus. in: Picturesque America / William Cullen Bryant. N.Y. :[c1872-], v. 1. Print on Paper Handcolored; 32 cm. by 23.7 cm. / 12.625 in by 9.25 in. This is a print not taken from a book. Showing: Lake with reflection of trees and mountains which surround it. Two men in canoe chase swimming deer; one man fires rifle at deer as it fl... View more info

Image for …<b>In and Out of the Old Missions of California. An Historical and Pictorial Account of the Franciscan Missions.</b>

In and Out of the Old Missions of California. An Historical and Pictorial Account of the Franciscan Missions.

By: James, George Warton

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown and Company., Little, Brown and Company,: 1905

Edition: First Edition – First Printing

Seller ID: 005845


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. View more info

Image for …<b>From East Prussia to the Golden Gate.</b><br>

From East Prussia to the Golden Gate.

By: Lecouvreur, Frank - Translated and compiled by Julius C. Behnke.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York & Los Angeles:, Angelina Book Concern,: 1906.<br>

Edition: First Edition.<br>

Seller ID: 005265


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 hi... View more info

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The Shadow of the Arrow
Death Valley; California Gold Rush]

By: Long, Margaret

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho, The Claxton Printers, Ltd: 1941

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009557


This book covers the Death Valley trail first used by the Jayhawkers and '49s looking for a shortcut from the Oregon trail to the California gold regions. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear. 8vo; 22.8 cm; 9 inches tall; Illustrated with photographs and maps; 310 pages with index, 6 appendices, bibliography. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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Travel Informational Brochure Los Angeles County California

By: Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Lithographed by Sterling Press, Los Angeles:, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce,: 1935.

Seller ID: 006170


Two sided with 8 panels on each side. Numerous photographs and text.Minimal handling wear. This brochure not located in OCLC/WorldCat. View more info

Image for <b>Death Valley in '49   </b><br>[California Gold Rush]

Death Valley in '49
[California Gold Rush]

By: Manly, William Lewis; Introduction Carl I. Wheat.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Borden Publishing Co,: 1949.

Edition: Centennial Edition. First Edition, Thus.

Seller ID: 008793


William Lewis Manly (1820-1903) and his family left Vermont in 1828, and he grew to manhood in Michigan and Wisconsin. On hearing the news of gold in California, Manly set off on horseback, joining an emigrant party in Missouri. Death Valley in '49 (1894) contains Manly's account of that overland journey. Setting out too late in the year to risk a northern passage thorugh the Sierras, the group takes the southern route to California, unluckily choosing an untried ... View more info

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Fresno County : The Geographical Hub of the State of California

By: McGroarty, John Steven

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Frenso County, CA, Frenso County Expositions Commission: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009987


Panama-Pacific International Exposition Commission. Light brown string-tied wraps with embossed titles in gilt; color scene in bind-embossed border. [50] pages illustrations (some color) 25 cm tall. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Published as a promotional tool to give the prospective settler an accurate idea of the exact conditions prevailing. [from rear panel] --- REF: OCLC: 9503045 View more info

Image for <b> Noticias De Nutka: An Account of Nootka Sound in 1792 </b><br>[18th Century California; Botany]

Noticias De Nutka: An Account of Nootka Sound in 1792
[18th Century California; Botany]

By: Mozino, Jose Mariano

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Seattle and London:, University of Washington Press,: 1970

Seller ID: 007544


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. View more info

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A Vineyard in Napa

By: Shafer, Doug

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Berkley, California, University of California Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009960


Trends in winemaking come and go but, over the past 40 years, Shafer Vineyards has delivered consistent, high-quality wines regardless of the trends. A Vineyard in Napa provides an inside look at how wine history is made." -Tom Colicchio. "This is also the story of the people who came to Napa Valley in the 1970s from many different walks of life, how they and a young industry came of age, overcoming disappointment, avoiding making the same mistakes twice, and faci... View more info

Image for <b> Los Angeles The City Beautiful </b><br> [The Artistic Series]

Los Angeles The City Beautiful
[The Artistic Series]

By: Unknown

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Los Angles & San Francisco, Newman Post Card Co.; Van Ornum Colorprint Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 009986


Brown textured card stock, string tied, raised and stamped titles. 29 color photographs of the city, center is a panorama. One page of text. Oblong; 32 unnumbered pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 14 x 20 cm. [5.5 x 7.5 inches].Minimal handling wear. Some faint pencil writing on title page. Consists of one page of introductory text and 29 scenes depicting orange groves, the harbor, residences, commercial and governmental buildings, parks, street cars, animals ... View more info

Image for <b>Sketches In Southern California  </b> - [Drawn by P. Frenzeny]

Sketches In Southern California - [Drawn by P. Frenzeny]

By: [No Author]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harper's Weekly: 1878

Seller ID: 009573


From Harper's Weekly Supplement May 18, 1878. Volume 22. Hand Colored Print of the mid-19th century rural California. 39.8 cm by 28.5 cm / 15.625 in by 11.25 inches. Matted: 19 by 16.5 inches. Seven vignettes: Orange Orchard; Ruin San Luis Rey; Pala Mission; Indian Church Orchestra; The Last of the Franciscanos; Making Wine; Herding Hogs. Paul Frenzeny was born in France in 1840. He is said to have joined the French cavalry in Mexico. He an... View more info

Image for <b>  Tanzer Der Californischen Indianer </b>[Tanzer The Californian Indian Hand-colored woodcut 1845 ]

Tanzer Der Californischen Indianer [Tanzer The Californian Indian Hand-colored woodcut 1845 ]

By: [No Author] Illustrator: Lisbet, L.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Germany, Unknown: 1845

Seller ID: 009543


9.5 by 6.265 inches 24.2 cm by 15.5 cm . Right vertical edge not square German c1845. Xylography / Wood-engraver: Lisbet, L. Topics: Headdresses -- 1840-1849; Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- 1800-1899; Indians of North America -- Men -- California -- 1840-1849; Rites & ceremonies -- California -- 1840-1849; Ceremonial dancers -- 1840-1849.Colors bright; paper a bit age-toned as expected. Title in German. Ref: NY Public Libr... View more info

Image for <b>The City of Los Angeles, California.  </b><br>Wood engraving

The City of Los Angeles, California.
Wood engraving

By: [No Author] [Artist: Charles Graham]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Harper's Weekly: 1890

Seller ID: 009547


Wood engraving, 1890. Hand colored. Overall image size 13 3/4 x 19 1/4" (350 x 500 mm). Text from Harper's on reverse side Matted: 27 by 23 inches. Published in Harper's Weekly, October 18, 1890. 11 different view of Los Angeles: The City of Los Angeles, California. 1. Lawn on Figueroa Street, 2. The Crocker Mansion, 3. Typical House, 4. Smothered in Roses, 5. The Plaza and the Mission Church, 6. Palms on San Pedro Street, 7. Vie... View more info

Image for <b>San Rafael And The Golden Gate  </b>. [Hand Colored Print of the mid-19th century]

San Rafael And The Golden Gate . [Hand Colored Print of the mid-19th century]

By: [No Author] [Artist: Charles Graham]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harper's Weekly: 1889

Seller ID: 009548


From Harper's Weekly Vol. XXXIII, No. 1675. Hand Colored Print of the mid-19th century; by Charles Graham. 13 3/4" x 9 1/4". Matted: 16 by 21 inches. Depicts: San Rafael & The Golden Gate; Point Reyes; Coastal View; Grand Avenue; Coleman Tract; Old Palms at San Diego; Hall McAllister's Home; View from St Rafael Hotel & Large House.Very Good with expected age-toning. View more info