Lot 64 of 627:
Eight volumes on California by the Book Club of California  

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Eight volumes on California history published by the Book Club of California
San Francisco
Book Club of California
Various dates

Eight volumes, all in the original hardcover bindings, some with plain paper jackets, some with original prospectus laid in. First Editions. 


  • Alvarado, Juan Batista. Vignettes of Early California.  One of 650 copies. 1982.
  • Fahey, Herbert. Early Printing in California, From Its Beginning in the Mexican Territory to Statehood, September 9, 1850. Black and green cloth, leather spine label.  prospectus laid in. One of 400 copies. 1956
  • Ford, Henry Chapman. An Artist Records the California Missions. One of 450 copies designed and printed by Patrick Reagh. 1989.
  • Guillou, Charles F.B. Oregon and California Drawings. One of 450 copies. 1961.
  • Kurutz, Gay F. An Essay on "A Bibliography of California and the Pacific West, 1510-1906 by Robert E. Cowan." With an Original Leaf from the Club's 1914 First Edition. Cloth-backed boards, paper cover label, acetate jacket. One of 390 copies. 1993. 
  • Lap, Rudolph M. Archy Lee: A California Fugitive Slave Case. One of 500 copies. 1969.
  • Starr, Kevin. Clio on the Coast: The Writing of California History 1845-1945. Prospectus laid in. Signed by the author at the colophon. One of 350 copies. 2010.
  • Weller, Earle. Ballads of Eldorado. One of 300 copies. 1940.
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Light wear to bindings, a few bumps to corners or edges; near fine or better.
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