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CALIFORNIA RESOURCES AND POSSIBILITIES

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, California Development Board: 1910

Seller ID: 000652

Condition: Good


Twentieth Annual Report of the California State Board of Trade for the Year 1909, Combined with the First Report of the California Development Board. 7" x 10" brochure, stiff pictorial color wraps with relief map of California. 80 pages. Many illus., tables, etc. Wraps faded & soiled. Edges have small tears & nicks. Bottom corner of front corner missing (3/4"x1"). Overall exterior is Good.Interior is Very Good, tight and clean. View more info

THE MENTOR MAGAZINE JULY 1924 (Volume 12 No. 6 Serial No. 257)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Springfield, Ohio, The Crowell Publishing Company: 1924

Seller ID: 002737

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


Color illustrated covers with painting by W R Leigh on front. Articles: "The Lure of the Desert" by John C Van Dyke; "The Pageant Highway, a 6,000 mile trip from Park to Park" by Ronne C Shelse' of the U S Geological Survey; and J Pennington writes about Taos. Slight soil around cover edges. Top front corner tip chipped, small crease on side. 1/2" tear at spine base, otherwise covers are Good + to VG-. Interior is tight, clean and in VG+ condition. View more info

SCIENCE, August 12, 1887

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1887

Seller ID: 003147

Condition: Good


Some Articles: What American Zoologists have done for Evolution, by E.W. Morse. Laid in page with portrait engraving of Morse; Economy in Management of Soil, by H. E. Alvord; Prehistoric Chronology of America by D.G. Brinton; The Sonora Earthquake with illustration and Chemical Laboratory of the University of Nebraska with 5 illustrations. Front wrap detached but intact. ex-mus mailing label and numbers on front. Slightly soiled. Overall exterior is Good to Good+. interi... View more info

A SYMPOSIUM IN HONOR OF MELVIN J. VOIGT...

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: La Jolla, CA, Friends of the UCSD Library: 1976

Seller ID: 004169

Condition: Very Good+


Front cover reads:The Responsibility of the University Library Collection in Meeting the Needs of Its Campus and Local Community, A SYMPOSIUM IN HONOR OF MELVIN J. VOIGT Upon His Retirement as University Librarian of The University of California, San Diego, Friday, September 17, 1976. Friends of the UCSD Library, La Jolla, California. 52 pp. Very Good+. View more info

A COLLECTION OF FORMS OF PLEADINGS IN ACTIONS UNDER THE CODE OF PROCEDURE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

By: Abbott Brothers

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, John S. Voorhies, Law Bookseller and Publisher: 1858

Seller ID: 006287

Condition: Good-


And Adapted to the New Practice in the States of Missouri, California, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, and Alabama; The Territories of Oregon and Minnesota, and the Island of Newfoundland, with Copious Notes and Authorities to Which are Added Forms in Submissions of Controversy Without Action; In Proceedings Against Joint Debtors, Etc.; And of Judgments by Confession. 541 pages with index. Full leather covers with red and black title bars and gilt lettering on spine.... View more info

A DESCRIPTION OF THE DESICCATED HUMAN REMAINS IN THE CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU

By: Anderson, Winslow

Price: $73.50

Publisher: Sacramento, CA, J. D. Young: 1888

Seller ID: 005518

Condition: Good+


California State Mining Bureau, Bulletin No. 1. Articles include: "Naturally Mummified Human Bodies Exhumed In The Sierra Madre Mountains", "Some Observations On The Origin Of The Aborigines Of The Pacific Coast", and "Historical Sketch Of The Pacific Coast Aborigines". 41 pp. Figures of three different mummified bodies. Paper wraps are extremely dirty and sunfaded, water stains along bottom, chipping to page edges, folded corners, and spine p... View more info

GEOLOGY OF SAN MIGUEL ISLAND SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

By: Bremner, Carl St. J.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Santa Barbara,CA, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History: 1933

Seller ID: 001188

Condition: Very Good+


Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Occasional Papers Number 2. 23 pp. 3 plates. Foldout Geologic Map of San Miguel Island. Explanation page of Plates 2 and 3 (typical fossils of the island.) 2 Figures.Cream wraps with black lettering. Crease at upper left corner otherwise wraps are Very Good + as is the interior. View more info

GEOLOGY OF SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

By: Bremner, Carl St. J.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History: 1932

Seller ID: 001720

Condition: Very Good-


Occasional Papers, Number 1. 33 pp. Tan paper covers with creased corners, wear to edges, cover faces are quite dirty. Ex. museum with stamps on front cover, on one plate. Some interior page edges are darkened, otherwise clean. View more info

ROUTES TO DESERT WATERING PLACES IN THE SALTON SEA REGION, CALIFORNIA, Water-Supply Paper 490-A.

By: Brown, John S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1920

Seller ID: 005032

Condition: Good


United States Geological Survey. "The desert region of the United States forms a great triangle whose base, 800 miles long, is the Mexican border from the Peninsular Mountains, in southern California, to the mouth of Pecos River, in Texas and whose apex is in north-central Oregon...It covers about 500,000 square miles, or very nearly one-sixth of the area of the United States." 86 pp. 7 plates. Covers soiled. Back cover is almost completely removed from rest of ... View more info

ROCKY MOUNTAINS ADVENTURES, Bristling with Animated Details of Fearful Fights of American Hunters with Savage Indians, Mexican Rancheros, and Beasts of Prey

By: Bryant, Edwin

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Co: 1885

Edition: Arlington Edition

Seller ID: 004294

Condition: Good


"Awful fate of hundreds of overland emigrants amid the snow drifts of the Truckee Peaks, from whence half-frozen men, women, and children were carried over slippery cliffs, lashed to the backs of their gallant rescuers." Also, a "full account" of "The Bear Conquest of California". 452 pp. plus 4 pages of book advertisements. Decorative front cover with Arlington Edition written along cover. Spine faded. Title illegible. Spine ends rubbed/fraying. ... View more info

ARTIFICIAL HABITAT IN THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT

By: Carlisle, John G. Jr Et Al.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: The Resources Agency of California, Department of Fish and Game: 1964

Seller ID: 002731

Condition: Very Good+


Fish Bulletin 124. 93 pages with index. Cream paper wraps. Top corner creased with line visible throughout document. Mild chipping to spine ends. Interior tight and clean. View more info

Average Lunar Month Catch By California Sardine Fishermen 1932-33 Through 1948-49: Fish Bulletin 76

By: Clark, Frances N. and Anita E. Daugherty

Price: $12.50

Publisher: State of California, Department of Fish and Game, Marine Fisheries Branch: 1950

Seller ID: 002729

Condition: Very Good+


Fish Bulletin No. 76. No markings. 28 pp. Cream paper wraps with some fading to edges. Interior clean. View more info

THE IRVINE RANCH

By: Cleland, Robert Glass

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Marino, California, The Huntington Library: 1978

Seller ID: 006345

ISBN: 0873280229

Condition: Very Good


Revised with an Epilogue by Robert V. Hine. "The colorful history of the Irvine Ranch -- from the days of the Gabrieleno Indians, through the days of Spanish and Mexican government, to the ownership and administration of four generations of the Irvine family. The ranch was a combination of three large land grants which went, wholly or in part, into the making of the Irvine property. Dr. Cleland tells the history of these grants and provides reproductions of old maps ... View more info

An Analysis of California's Albacore Fishery

By: Clemens, Harold B. And Craig, William L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sacramento, CA, The Resource Agency of California, Department of Fish and Game.: 1965

Seller ID: 001916

Condition: Very Good+


Fish Bulletin 128. 301 pp. Small crease at lower right corner of front cover. Interior tight and clean. View more info

GEOLOGICAL STORY OF DEATH VALLEY

By: Clements, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Palm Desert, California, Desert Magazine Press: 1954

Seller ID: 006969

Condition: Very Good-


Publication No. 1. Death Valley 49ers, Inc. 52 pp. Green stiff paper covers. Covers are rubbed along edges and corners, edges are browning and discolored, scuffing marks on cover faces. Spine paper is torn and pulling away. Interior is tight, clean, no marks. Pamphlet in VG- condition. View more info

DEATH VALLEY AND THE CREEK CALLED FURNACE

By: Corle, Edwin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Ward Ritchie Press: 1973

Seller ID: 006967

ISBN: 0378-02372-1

Condition: Very Good


Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. "(Edwin) Corle's prose and (Ansel) Adam's photography are combined to create a book of great beauty, preserving the spirit and face of the barren wilderness." 60 pp. First paperback printing. Light wear to cover edges and corners, joints rubbed and soiled, creasing to spine, spine ends rubbed. Interior tight, clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

CALIFORNIA SALT WATER FISHING

By: David, J. Charles, 2nd.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes and Company: 1949

Seller ID: 002667

Condition: Good


Cover soiled with minor stains. Spine faded and top edge small tear. Overall Good. Interior is clean, tight and in Very Good + condition. View more info

AREAL GEOLOGY OF THE WESTERN MOJAVE DESERT CALIFORNIA

By: Dibblee, Thomas W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1967

Seller ID: 006903

Condition: Very Good


Geological Survey Professional Paper 522. Contribution to west coast earthquake investigations. 153 pp. Illustrations, tables, and five folded maps in pocket attached to back inside cover. Gray paper covers. Cover edges and corners are creased, back cover dirty and bent (from map pocket), spine ends are torn. Some dirt smudges to edge of back free endpaper. Interior pages are clean, no marks. Document in VG condition. View more info

THE GENUS PHYLLOSPADIX

By: Dudley, William Russell

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y., 1893

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003038

Condition: Very Good


Reprinted from The Wilder Quarter-Century Book. pp.403-418. Signed by author on front cover "Compliments of W.R. Dudley". "Phyllospadix belongs to a group of plants-the Sea Grasses, remarkable in their morphological characters, their habitat, and the probable antiquity of the types constituting them. The genera are few in number, variously reckoned from seven to ten, embracing less than thirty known species, and including all the flowering plants whose habit... View more info

SANTA BARBARA: HIGHLIGHTS & HISTORY

By: Dugan, Judy Magee

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Jama Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005197

ISBN: 0934130019

Condition: Very Good


"Four cultures, spanning recent centuries, have etched a colorful history along Santa Barbara shores." 55 pp. with index. Dust jacket in Good condition with slight tears along edges and corners. Gift inscription on front flypaper. Slight browning along page edges. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. View more info