Lot 67 of 627:
Nine volumes on California by the Book Club of California  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
$200 - $300

Nine volumes on California History published by the Book Club of California


San Francisco

Book Club of California

Various dates


9 volumes, all in the original hardcover bindings, some with plain paper or glassine jackets. One signed by designer and illustrator Valenti Angelo. First Editions. 


  • Allyn, Joseph Pratt. By Horse, Stage and Packet: The Far West Letters of Joseph Pratt Allyn. One of 450 copies. decorative boards, plain paper jacket. 1988.
  • Alvarado, Juan Batista. Vignettes of Early California.  Cloth backed boards, plain paper jacket. One of 650 copies. 1982.
  • Genini, Ronald and Richard Hitchman. Romaldo Pacheco: A Californio in Two Eras. brown cloth, plain paper jacket. One of 500 copies. 1985.
  • Hittell, Theodore H. El Triunfo De La Cruz.  Green cloth. Signed by designer and illustrator Valenti Angelo at the colophon. One of 400 copies. 1977
  • Kurutz, Gary F. Benjamin C. Truman: California Booster & Bon Vivant. Green cloth, plain paper jacket. One of 600 copies. 1984.
  • Mathes, W. Michael, editor. Spanish Approaches to the Island of California, 1628-1632. Decorative boards, glassine jacket. One of 400 copies. 1975.
  • Pierce, Richard A. H.M.S. Sulphur at California, 1837 and 1839. Cloth backed decorative boards. One of 450 copies. 1969.
  • Taylor, M. The Gold Digger's Song Book. Cloth backed decorative boards, jacket with gilt spine. One of 450 copies. 1975.
  • Walker, Franklin. The Seacoast of Bohemia. Decorative boards, paper spine label. One of 500 copies. 1966.

Lot Amendments

Light wear and occasional light fading to bindings and jackets; all volumes very good or better.

Item number:
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail.  For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.


Terms and conditions


All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.


A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.


The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.