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1 Recollections of a California Pioneer Abbott, Carlisle Stewart Abbott's Recollections of a California Pioneer 1917 $200 - $300
Sold For: $120
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2 Sierra Nevada: The John Muir Trail Adams, Ansel Sierra Nevada The John Muir Trail by Ansel Adams 1938 $4,000 - $6,000
Sold For: $3,300
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3 Yosemite and the Range of Light, Signed Adams, Ansel Ansel Adams Yosemite & the Range of Light Signed 1979 $200 - $300
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4 Unique slave emancipation document signed by an anti-slavery Virginia woman who was declared insane Barbary [Barbara] Wilson (African-American, 1822) 1822 Document Emancipating slaves by a Virginia woman 1822 $1,000 - $1,500
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5 Letter - Black woman, possible Underground Railroad fugitive from Massachusetts to Vermont C. Leavitt (African-American, 1824) 1824 letter - possible Black woman fugitive on the Underground Railroad $700 - $1,000
Sold For: $420
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6 Dissertation On Servitude: Embracing An Examination Of The Scripture doctrines on the subject, and An Inquiry Into The Character And Relations Of Slavery - New Haven clergyman’s rare Anti-Slavery book in original boards Sawyer, Leicester A. (African-American, 1837) 1837 Rare Connecticut anti-Slavery book in original boards 1837 $400 - $600
Sold For: $300
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7 Slave prices in Georgia and South Carolina, letter and document (African-American, 1844-63) Slave prices in Georgia and South Carolina, 1844-1863 1844-1863 $200 - $300
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8 New York inter-racial marriage scandal – letter to Ulysses Grant’s future brother-in-law Hollister, Mrs. Amos (African-American, 1846) 1846 letter, NY inter-racial marriage scandal 1846 $300 - $500
Sold For: $180
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9 5 autograph documents about one (West) Virginia family’s slave-holding before and during the Civil War Andrew Aldridge, et al (African-American, 1849-62) 5 autograph documents about a Virginia family’s slave-holdings 1849-1862 $400 - $600
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10 Mentally-ill North Carolina woman’s anti-slave “delusions” - letter from her husband to her Doctor John W. Norwood (African-American, 1851) Mentally-ill N. Carolina woman’s anti-slave “delusions”, 1851 letter 1851 $500 - $800
Sold For: $330
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11 Astonishing legal deposition about an Alabama slave owner who violently assaulted his wife for slighting his slave mistress (African-American, 1853) 1853 Testimony about man assaulting wife over slight to slave mistress 1853 $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For: $1,200
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12 New York Quaker denounces Stephen’s Douglas’ “infamous” compromise allowing slavery in the Kansas and Nebraska Territories – letter to a Republican Party founder Searing, John (African-American, 1854) NY Quaker denounces Douglas’ compromise allowing territorial slavery 1854 $200 - $300
Sold For: $192
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13 Reactionary Alabama clergyman’s printed prospectus, with handwritten letter, for a pro-slavery magazine Williams, Rev. J.V. (African-American, 1857) 1857 Alabama clergyman’s proposal for a pro-slavery magazine 1857 $500 - $800
Sold For: $480
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14 President Washington descendant and namesake rents out his slave Drew, F. W. (African-American, 1859) 1859 George Washington descendant rents out his slave 1859 $250 - $350
Sold For: $156
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15 Report of the Committee on Negro Lodges to the Grand Lodge of North Carolina, 5865 - White Masons oppose Masonic lodges for freed slaves Reade, E.G, H.H.Smith and Daniel Coleman (African-American, 1866) 1865 White North Carolina Masons oppose Masonic lodges for freed slaves 1866 $400 - $600
Sold For: $480
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16 Letter as 20 year-old teacher Washington, Booker T. (African-American, 1877) Booker T. Washington letter as 20 year-old teacher, 1877 1877 $800 - $1,200
Sold For: $480
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17 Rare Black Baptist broadside for a Richmond, Virginia Religious Exhibition with a Jewish Old Testament theme - only known copy (African-American, 1880s) Rare 1880s Black Baptist broadside for a Richmond, Virginia Religious Exhibition 1882 ca. $600 - $900
Sold For: $480
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18 Countee Cullen teenaged poetry in 1921 high school yearbook (African-American, 1921) Black poet Countee Cullen early verse in 1921 high school yearbook 1921 $300 - $500
Sold For: $180
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19 Proceedings of the First [Second, Fourth, Eleventh, Fourteenth, Fifteenth] Annual Session of the National Negro Insurance Association (African-American, 1921-35) National Negro Insurance Association 1921-1935 $200 - $300
Sold For: $216
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20 Alain Locke letter, "Father" of the Harlem Renaissance, passion for “Negro artistic and cultural development” (African-American, 1927) 1927 Alain Locke letter, "Father" of the Harlem Renaissance 1927 $250 - $350
Sold For: $192
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21 Famed Black woman sculptor of the Harlem Renaissance encounters racism on a Boston bus, 1928 letter Fuller, Meta V.W. (African-American, 1928) Famed Black woman sculptress of the Harlem Renaissance, 1928 letter 1928 $500 - $800
Sold For: $300
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22 Original printed wedding invitation, Countee Cullen and W. E. B. DuBois’ daughter – Black “social event of the decade” (African-American, 1928) 1928 wedding invitation, Black poet Countee Cullen and W.E.B.DuBois’ daughter 1928 $200 - $300
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23 “Father” of Black history Carter Woodson Woodson, C.[arter] G. (African-American, 1928) “Father” of Black history Carter Woodson, 1928 letter 1928 $200 - $300
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24 NAACP leader’s history of lynching in the South White, Walter F. (African-American, 1929) NAACP leader’s history of lynching in the South, 1929 letter 1929 $400 - $600
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25 First voluminous census of African-Americans in the 20th century (African-American, 1935) 1935 First voluminous census of African-Americans in the 20th century 1935 $200 - $300
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26 Four textbooks for segregated Negro schoolchildren (African-American, 1938) Four 1938 textbooks for segregated Negro schoolchildren 1938 $250 - $350
Sold For: $270
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27 A Brief History of 75 Years of Negro Progress / Souvenir of the… Negro Progress Exposition, Detroit, May 1940 Wesley, Charles H. and John C. Dancy (African-American, 1940) 1940 "Negro Expositions" memorabilia, Detroit and Chicago 1940 $200 - $300
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28 Negro Buyer’s Guide and Directory / Respectfully Dedicated to the American Negro Soldiers Who Gave Their Lives - Columbus, Ohio Negro Business Directory of World War II, only known copy Fletcher, L. P., ed. (African-American, 1944) Rare Columbus, Ohio Negro Business Directory of World War II 1944 $500 - $800
Sold For: $420
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29 The “Bronz”, Volume IV, Nos. 10 and 11, 1944-45 - only known copies of the last issues of a Los Angeles Black magazine with important Hollywood association Greene, Bene, editor (African-American, 1944-1945 – Los Angeles, Hollywood) Very rare 1944-45 Black Hollywood magazine Dec. 1944 and Jan.-Feb. 1945 $400 - $600
Sold For: $300
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30 Yukon Breezes Yanert, William (Alaksa) William Yanert Yukon Breezes [1935] $1,500 - $2,000
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31 Geology of the Yukon Gold District, Alaska Spurr, Josiah Edward (Alaska) Spurr report on the Geology of the Yukon [1898] $200 - $300
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32 Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors Ambrose, Stephen E. Stephen Ambrose, Crazy Horse and Custer 1st ed. 1975 $200 - $300
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33 Early American bank-note engraver whose firm designed the first US postage stamps, printed and handwritten Document Signed Rawdon, Freeman (American Engraver) Early American bank-note and postage stamp engraver, 1844 Document Signed 1844 $200 - $300
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34 Der Deutschen Allgegenwärtiger Englischer Sprachlehrer des Wortes Gottes (American Imprints) Rare Easton Pennsylvania 1808 Imprint 1808 $400 - $600
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35 A Sermon Preached in Christ-Church, Philadelphia, [For the Benefit of the Poor] by Appointment of and Before the General Communication of Free and Accepted Masons of the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday December 28, 1778... Smith, William (American Imprints) Printed by the printer of the Declaration of Independence 1779 $500 - $800
Sold For: $300
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36 Original photograph of mining works, commercial buildings and residences at Humboldt, Arizona (Arizona) Photo of mining town in Arizona c.1920 $400 - $600
Sold For: $240
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37 The West of William H. Ashley: The international struggle for the fur trade of the Missouri, the Rocky Mountains, and the Columbia, with explorations beyond the Continental Divide recorded in the diaries and letters of William H. Ashley and his contemporaries 1822-1838 Ashley, William H[enry] West of William H. Ashley 1964 $400 - $600
Sold For: $660
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38 Chinatown’s leading journalist reiterates the case against exclusion of Chinese immigrants (Asian-American - Chinese, San Francisco, 1912) The case against exclusion of Chinese immigrants, 1912 1912 $200 - $300
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39 1940 Pressbook for a San Francisco Chinatown movie, starring a Chinese-American actor (Asian-American – Chinatown, San Francisco 1940) 1940 Pressbook for a movie, starring a Chinese-American actor 1940 $200 - $300
Sold For: $420
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40 2 printed, handwritten and rubber-stamped Chinatown documents with ornate borders (Asian-American – Chinatown, San Francisco, 1922-31) Two Chinatown documents, 1922-1931 1922-31 $200 - $300
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41 Year of the Dragon Chinese New Year’s banner (Asian-American – Chinatown, San Francisco, 1940 ca.) Ca. 1940 "Year of the Dragon" SF Chinese New Year’s banner ca.1940 $200 - $300
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42 Rare Chinatown broadside on eve of the San Francisco earthquake - 1st white-owned business on Grant Avenue? (Asian-American – Chinatown, San Francisco, ca. 1906) Rare ca. 1906 Chinatown broadside on eve of the San Francisco earthquake 1906 ca. $200 - $300
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43 Japanese-Americans and Chinese-Americans in the Hawaiian Islands, 2 items (Asian-American – Hawaii, 1913-1937) Japanese and Chinese Americans in the Hawaiian Islands 1913-1937 $200 - $300
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44 Grizzly Bear: A Monthly Magazine for All California. 18 issues in original wrappers (California Racist campaign for Japanese Exclusion) Native Sons of the Golden West (Asian-American – Japanese Exclusion, 1919-25) 1919-25 California racist campaign for Japanese exclusion 1919-25 $300 - $400
Sold For: $240
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45 Discrimination Against Japanese in California: A Review of the Real Situation Johnson, Herbert B. (Asian-American – Japanese Exclusion, San Francisco 1907) 1907 booklet condemning racist discrimination of Japanese 1907 $200 - $300
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46 Life of Japan (by the first Japanese-American lawyer, who played an important role in the 1907 San Francisco school segregation crisis) MIyakawa, Masuji (Asian-American – Japanese Exclusion, San Francisco 1907) Book by the first Japanese-American lawyer 1907 $400 - $600
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47 Common Ground, Spring 1942 Common Council for American Unity (Asian-American – Japanese internment, 1942 + Woody Guthrie) First issue of Principal literary venue of interned Japanese-American writers 1942 $200 - $300
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48 3 rare official documents by the US Government agency that administered the wartime “relocation” camps of 120,000 Japanese-Americans forcibly evacuated from the West coast. (Asian-American – Japanese internment, 1942) 3 Official WWII Japanese-American internment documents 1942 $300 - $400
Sold For: $330
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49 North American Times [Hokubei nenkan/Hokubei Jiji] Year Book, 1936 Edition (Asian-American – Japanese, 1936) 1936 Seattle Japanese-American Yearbook - Directory 1936 $200 - $300
Sold For: $192
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50 Powers of the American People / Congress, President and Courts (According to the Evolution of Constitutional Construction) Miyakawa, Masuji (Asian-American – San Francisco Japanese Exclusion, 1908) 1st Japanese-American lawyer on California racist discrimination 1908 $200 - $300
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51 Washee-Washee: Laundry Lists for a Year...With Wise Saws and Modern Instances Rhoads, W[illiam] M[arston] (Asian-American) Chinese gag laundry list from Wizard of Oz publisher 1905 $300 - $500
Sold For: $180
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52 Unit photograph of the 2nd Battalion - 442nd Infantry (Asian-American) Unit photograph of the 2nd Battalion - 442nd Infantry June 1943 $200 - $300
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53 Chinese Telephone Directory, San Francisco and Oakland - 14 consecutive annual editions, 1931 to 1944 (Asian-American, Chinese in California) San Francisco Oakland Chinese Directories 1931-1944 1931-1944 $1,000 - $1,500
Sold For: $2,040
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54 The Splendid Idle Forties: Stories of Old California Atherton, Gertrude Gertrude Atherton Splendid Idle Forties 1902 $200 - $300
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55 American Wildlife Heritage in ten volumes Audubon, John James and John Bachman Audubon's American Wildlife Heritage 1977-1979 $300 - $500
Sold For: $180
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56 The Land of Little Rain Austin, Mary Mary Austin Land of Little Rain w/jacket 1903 $200 - $300
Sold For: $240
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57 1924 Harvey Tourist Auto Guide: Ocean to Ocean - No. 11 Southwest Division, California (Automobile Guide - California) Auto guide book for Pacific slope 1924 1924 $400 - $600
Sold For: $240
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58 Central California... Goodrich Route Book, Best in the Long Run (wrapper title) (Automobile Route Book) Auto route maps for Central California 1915 1915 $300 - $500
Sold For: $180
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59 The Ten Star Auto Tours of the Southland with mileage and full descriptions Smith, Bert C., compiler (Automobile Tour Maps) Motor tours of Southern California 1912 1912 $400 - $600
Sold For: $240
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60 Eleven volumes from the Kingdom in the West Series Bagley, Will, editor Kingdom in the West Series - Volumes 1-10, 12 1997-2008 $300 - $500
Sold For: $270
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61 Newton D. Baker: America at War Palmer, Frederick (Baker, Newton D.) Newton D. Baker America at War limited edition 1931 $200 - $300
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62 History of the United States, from the Discovery of the American Continent Bancroft, George Bancroft's History of the United States 1870 $200 - $300
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63 The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume XVIII-XXIV. History of California Bancroft, Hubert Howe Hebberd Edition of Bancroft's History of California [1963] $300 - $500
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64 Large collection of antique barbed wire (Barbed wire) 125 samples of antique barbed wire [n.d.] $1,000 - $1,500
Sold For: $960
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65 Poster advertising the Los Angeles Evening Mirror News, "Your Major League Newspaper - Follow the Dodgers with Sid Zeff, Sports Editor..." (Baseball) The Dodgers come to Los Angeles c.1958-1961 $250 - $350
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66 Eight-panel folding postcard advertisement for Rainier Beer, with five color lithographic images and one monochrome (Beer Advertisement Card) Folding chromo beer advertisement postcard 1915 $400 - $600
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67 An Introductory Lecture Delivered at the Massachusetts Medical College, November 6th, 1849 Bigelow, Henry J. Introductory lecture for Harvard Medical School in 1850 1850 $200 - $300
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68 Anza's California Expeditions Bolton, Herbert Eugene Bolton: Anza's California Expeditions 1930 $500 - $800
Sold For: $570
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69 Long run of Book Club of California keepsakes, from 1963-2005 (Book Club of California) Long run of Book Club of California Keepsakes 1960s-2000s $300 - $500
Sold For: $330
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70 Blind Boone, His Early Life and His Achievements: Including "Early Life Stories;" Professional Life Incidents; Concert Reminiscences; Brief Life of His First and Only Manager Also His Musical Compositions Arranged in Instrumental Selections of the Waltz, Gallop, Caprice, Serenade, Polka, Together With His Reveries and Songs Fuell, Melissa (Boone, John William) Blind Boone 1915 1915 $300 - $500
Sold For: $390
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71 John Henry Bradford, Roark John Henry The Steel Drivin' Man 1931 $200 - $300
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72 Picturesque America, or, the Land We Live in. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and Other Picturesque Features of Our Country Bryant, William Cullen, editor Picturesque America in the original parts [1872-74] $200 - $300
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73 Picturesque America, or, the Land We Live in. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and Other Picturesque Features of Our Country. Bryant, William Cullen Picturesque America [1872-74] $200 - $300
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74 A History of Epidemic Cholera, as it appeared at the Baltimore City and County Alms-House, in the Summer of 1849, with some Remarks on the Medical Topography and Diseases of this Region. Buckler, Th. H. The 1849 Baltimore Cholera Epidemic with Map 1851 $500 - $800
Sold For: $720
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75 Two items relating the Swedish Society of San Francisco (Califorina - Swedish Society) Swedes in Old San Francisco 1925 & 1915 $300 - $500
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76 Set of blueprints and typed building specifications for a "Concrete Store Building" in Los Altos, designed for future U.S. Senator Alan M. Cranston and his older sister Eleanor C. Fowle Zekarian, Carl, draftsman (California - Alan M. Cranston) Blueprints for Alan Cranston's concrete store building, 1949 1947 $300 - $500
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77 Index to Registration Affidavits... 1936 Amador County California (California - Amador County) Amador County Cal voter rolls 1936 1936 $250 - $350
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78 Index to the Great Register, Alameda County, 1902, Berkeley - Precinct No. One Jordan, Frank C., County Clerk, compiler (California - Berkeley) Voters in Berkeley, 1902 1902 $300 - $500
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79 Beverly Hills, California (wrapper title) Ruess, Velma (California - Beverly Hills) Rare Beverly Hills land promotional 1920s 1920s $500 - $800
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80 Seven items relating to Big Sur and the Santa Cruz Mountains area (California - Big Sur & Santa Cruz mountains) Santa Cruz & Big Sur ephemera Various dates $300 - $500
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81 Five items relating to Carmel, California (California - Carmel) Ephemera from Carmel, California. Various dates $200 - $300
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82 Photograph of Fallen Leaf Lake, in El Dorado County, California Putnam & Valentine (California - El Dorado County) Photo of Fallen Leaf Lake south of Tahoe c.1900 c.1900 $250 - $350
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83 Belle Union Mining and Milling Co. Grass Valley, Nevada Co., California. Capital Stock, $150,000 (California - Grass Valley) Belle Union Mining, Grass Valley Cal. [1907] $200 - $300
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84 Eighteen items relating to the Hotel Del Monte, Monterey County, California (California - Hotel Del Monte) Del Monte Hotel ephemera, Monterey California c.1900-1940 $400 - $600
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85 Scotia: Home of Redwood (wrapper title) (California - Humboldt County) Company town in Humboldt County redwoods 1929 $300 - $500
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86 Souvenir Mail Card with photographic image of West Lake Park, Los Angeles, Calif., on front, with panel lifting up to reveal 12 images on accordion-style folding plate (California - Los Angeles) Postcard guide to Los Angeles with foldout plate 1905 $300 - $500
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87 Los Molinos California Irrigated Lands (California - Los Molinos, Tehama County) Los Molinos in Tehama County, California [1911?] $300 - $500
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88 Four Marin County and Mt. Tamalpais brochures, maps, etc. (California - Marin County) Four Mt. Tamalpais ephemeral items Various dates $300 - $500
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89 Indian Lookout: A Camp for Girls in the Redwoods (California - Mendocino County) Girls' summer camp in California redwoods, 1921 1921 $300 - $500
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90 History of Mendocino County, California. Comprising its geography, geology, topography, climatography, springs and timber...Also a historical sketch of the State of California in which is embodied the raising of the Bear flag [Palmer, Lyman L.] (California - Mendocino County) History of Mendocino County 1880 1880 $300 - $500
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91 Psychiatrist, Stockton State Hospital [Mental Asylum] writes to Sacramento Bee publisher V. S. McClatchy, about his daughter's medical problems Hoisholt, M.D., A.[ndrew] W. (California - Mental Illness) Letter to Sacramento Bee Publisher 1909 $200 - $300
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92 A Memorial and Biographical History of the Coast Counties of Central California. Illustrated. Containing a History of this Important Section of the Pacific Coast from the Earliest Period of its Discovery to the Present Time, together with Glimpses of its Auspicious Future.... Barrows, Henry D. and Luther A. Ingersoll, editors (California - Monterey County) History of the Coast Counties of Central California 1893 $200 - $300
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93 Seven booklets and pamphlets relating to Monterey and surrounding communities (California - Monterey) Monterey Peninsula ephemera Various dates $300 - $500
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94 "Grand Ball, Armory Hall, Nevada City, California, November 24, '03" - dance card for the ball, plus related material (California - Nevada City) Nevada City Grand Ball dance card 1903 1895-1903 $200 - $300
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95 A Memorial and Biographical History of Northern California (California - Northern) Memorial and Biographical History of Northern CA 1891 $200 - $300
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96 Three items relating to Pacific Grove, California (California - Pacific Grove) Pacific Grove California ephemera Various dates $250 - $350
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97 Two plans for protecting the city of Petaluma from overflow water and for improving navigation of Petaluma Creek Price, J.R. & M.A. Nurse (California - Petaluma) Protecting Petaluma Cal. from overflow water 1896 1896 $200 - $300
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98 Archive of correspondence from the William Trathen Family and friends, of Dutch Flat, California (California - Placer County) Archive of letters from a Placer County family 1890s 1884-85 $500 - $800
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99 Archive of 32 photographs of the Engels Copper Mine in Plumas County, California (California - Plumas County) The Engels Copper Mine in Plumas County, CA c.1910 $500 - $800
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100 Hotel del Coronado: Open all the year. The ideal winter and summer resort... (California - San Diego) Rare ad flier for Hotel del Coronado San Diego c.1905 $400 - $600
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