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1 Baker, Laura Nelson. A Tree Called Moses. Drawings by Penelope Naylor.
New York: Atheneum, 1967. 
3rd printing. Octavo, cloth, 69 pp. Illus. Near-Fine in a slightly chipped dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Batman, Richard. American Ecclesiastes: The Stories of James Pattie.
San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1984]. 
1st edition. Octavo, cloth & boards, 378 pp. Plates, maps. Very Good; some stains along edges of text block, in a Near-Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Beebe, Lucius and CHarles Clegg. San Francisco's Golden Era: A Picture Story of San Francisco before the Fire.
Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1960. 
Quarto, gold illus. cloth (hardcover), 255 pp. Very Good++, with former owner signature. Illustrated. Contents: Foreword; The Comstock; The Age of Leisurely Transport; The Cables; Promontory; Wells, Fargo & Co.; night Life; Lucky Baldwin; Newspapers; Fire Department; Resorts; The Palace; Public and Private Luxury; Chinatown; Index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Chapman, Mabel. At Great Price: The Story of Tamsen Donner.
North Hills, CA: Mabel Chapman, [1992]. 
Octavo, softbound, ii, 152 pp. Near-Fine, with former-owner signature. From Foreword: “At Great Price is an historical novel. It is the true story of the last year in the life of Tamsen Donner (1802-1847); writer, educator, feminist, wife and mother. It is the story of her experiences on a cut-off trail to California and while snowbound on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevadas. She was one of a group of emigrants heading west from St. Louis and elsewhere to seek a new life in California. It is also the story of courageous personal choices made, for better or worse, out of a sense of commitment to another human being. The fate of this splinter group of pioneers, popularly known as the “Donner Party” has been called California's Greatest Tragedy...” 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 City of Pasadena, California. Pasadena Tournament of Roses Pictorial: January 1, 1940, Commemorating 51st Annual Tournament of Roses.
Pasadena, California: Login Printing & Binding Co., 1940. 
Quarto, color-illustrated wrappers, stapled, 34 pp. Photos throughout, some in color. Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy share Grand Marshal's honors. USC defeated Tennessee in the football game. Very Good in original illustrated mailing envelope. Rose Bowl Parade. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Curt Teich & Co. Wonderful California.
Chicago: Published for The Van Noy-Interstate Company, n.d. [ca. 1915]. 
Oblong quarto, stiff wrappers with photo. illus. on front cover, string-tied, [80] pp. Photos throughout. Very Good. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Daggett, Stuart. Chapters on the History of the Southern Pacific. Library of Early American Business and Industry.
New York: Augustus M Kelley, 1966. 
Reprint of the 1922 edition. Octavo, gray cloth (hardcover), vi, 470 pp. Plates, maps. Fine. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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8 Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of California. Hansen, Harry; Ed. of New Revised Edition. California: A Guide to the Golden State. New Revised Edition; Harry Hanse, Editor. Originally Compiled by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of California.
New York: Hastings House, (1973). 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), xix + 733 pp. Neatly inked notations to ffep; otherwise, Near-Fine, in Very Good+, mylar protected dust jacket with lightly rubbed edges. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Fink, Augusta. Monterey: The Presence of the Past.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, [1972]. 
1st edition. Octavo, cloth, 254, [xv] pp. Photos. Former-owner inscription and bookplate; otherwise Near-Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Halsey, Mina Deane. A Tenderfoot in Southern California.
New York: Printed for the Author by J. J. Little & Ives Co., 1914. 
Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), gilt letters and decoration to upper cover, uncut, 162 pp. Very Good+, with light edgewear and rubbing to covers. Illustrated. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Kemble, John Haskell. San Francisco Bay: A Pictorial Maritime History.
New York: Bonanza Books, MCMZLVII. 
Quarto, blue cloth, (hardcover), xv, 193 pp. Near-Fine, with slight age darkening to endpapers, in a Fine dust jacket. “This is history presented in a fascinating pictorial style and every effort has been made to present an interesting and well-rounded treatment whihc depits the history of the bay, its people, cities and towns, watercraft and commerce. The introductory text and extensive picture captions act as the bond which connects and brings the many illustrations to life on the printed pages of this magnificent book. The illustrations in this volume are the examples of numerous photographers, lithographers and artists who have captured the bay scene on paper, canvas, stone and film in the period since its discovery...” 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Oran. Tropical Journeyings en Route for California.
Harper's Volume XVI, No. 94, March 1858. 
Octavo, stapled paper, pages 457-471 from Harpers 1858 Volume XVI. Fine, in protective cardstock covers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Sinclair, Upton. We, People of America and How We Ended Poverty: A True Story of the Future.
Pasadena, CA: National EPIC League, [1936]. 
Octavo, stiff printed wrappers, stapled, 64 pp. Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Smith, Jesse M., ed. Sketches of Old Sacramento: A Tribute to Joseph A. McGowan.
Sacramento: Sacramento County Historical Society, (1976). First Edition. Limited edition, unnumbered. 
Octavo, cloth (hardcover), [viii], 244 pp. Portraints, illustrations. Very Good in mylar protected dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Tompkins, Walker A. Stagecoach Days in Santa Barbara County.
Santa Barbara: McNally & Loftin, West, 1982. 
Octavo, paperbound (stiff red, full-color illus. wrappers), 135 pp. Near-Fine. From lower cover: This illustrated book by Walker A. Tompkins takes a lighthearted look at the 40-year period between 1861 and 1901 when stagecoaches rolled over Gaviota and San Marcos passes to link the pioneer settlements of the county's coastal and inland valleys. Many of the century-old photographs have never been published. Meet the old-time stage drivers; visit the relay stations of long ago. you'll find mirth and pathos in the true tales of highway robberies, along with legends of bygone days -- all cemented into a solid background of facts researched by Santa Barbara's most prolific historian. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Tuesday Afternoon Club, Glendale, California. Year Book of The Tuesday Afternoon Club, Glendale, California, 1933-1934.
Glendale, California: Tuesday Afternoon Club, 1933. 
Octavo, stiff wrappers, stapled, 63 pp. Tipped-in portrait of the club's president. Very Good. Woman's club. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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