Lot 13 of 627:
Eight volumes of Americana published by the Book Club of California  

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Eight volumes of Americana published by the Book Club of California


San Francisco

Book Club of California



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


  • Brown, James Berry. Journal of a Journey Across the Plains in 1859. Illustrated boards, plain brown dust jacket. One of 450 copies. 1970.
  • Leighton, Clare. Growing New Roots: An Essay with Fourteen Wood Engravings. Tan cloth. No. 280 of 500 copies printed by Lawton & Alfred Kennedy. 1976.
  • Meyers, William H. Sketches of California and Hawaii by William H Meyers, Gunner, U.S.N Aboard the United States Sloop-of-War Cyane 1842-1843. Full cloth, spine label. Prospectus laid in. One of 450 copies. 1970.
  • Pinney, Thomas. John Ignatius Bleasdale: a Friend of Wine in New Worlds. Burgundy cloth, spine label.  2006.
  • Rawls, James J. Dan De Quille of the Big Bonanza.  Cloth-backed boards with jacket. Prospectus laid in. One of 650 copies.1980.
  • Ridge, John Rollin. A Trumpet of Our Own. Cloth-backed boards with jacket. Prospectus laid in. One of 650 copies.1981.
  • Sawkins, James Gay. A Pictorial Tour of Hawaii, 1850-1852: Watercolors, Painting, & Drawings by James Gay Sawkins. With an account of his life & travels by David W. Forbes. original beige cloth, paper spine label, plain jacket. One of 400 copies, designed by Jack Stauffacher of the Greenwood Press. 1991.
  • Von Berg, Gustav. From Kapuvar to California, 1893. Cloth-backed boards with jacket. Prospectus laid in. One of 500 copies. 1979.
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General light wear; all volumes about near fine or better.

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