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1 Recollections of a California Pioneer Abbott, Carlisle Stewart Abbott's Recollections of a California Pioneer 1917 $200 - $300
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2 An Act to authorize the carrying of the Captures therein mentioned into any Part of His Majesty's Dominions in North America; and for ascertaining the Value of such Part of Ships and Goods as belong to the Recaptors (Acts of Parliament) Capture of Ships Act 1777 1777 $500 - $800
Sold For: $300
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3 Ansel Adams De Cock, Liliane (Adams, Ansel) One of only 2 final galley proofs, signed by Ansel Adams [1972] $400 - $600
Sold For: $240
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4 Eight menus from the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite, with illustrations from photographs by Ansel Adams Adams, Ansel Yosemite menus with Ansel Adams photographs 1938 $300 - $500
Sold For: $180
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5 Ten menus from the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite from 1947 and 1950 Adams, Ansel Ansel Adams Yosemite menus and post cards 1947 & 1950 $300 - $500
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6 1835 Quaker Lease to First African Baptist Church, Philadelphia Collins, Isaac ; Joshua Bundick, William Stevens, David Norfleet, William Cole (African-American, 1835) First African Baptist Church, Philadelphia - 1835 Quaker Lease 1835 $500 - $800
Sold For: $900
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7 New Yorker admires slavery in Brazil, 1849 letter Green, L. C. (African-American, 1849) 1849 New Yorker admires slavery in Brazil April 11, 1849. $300 - $500
Sold For: $450
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8 Letter written by a well-connected Virginian on the eve of Secession and Civil War, possibly by the sister of Virginia's former US Senator Archer, M[artha] J. (African-American, 1861) 1861 Letter by a well-connected Virginian on the eve of Secession 1861 $400 - $600
Sold For: $240
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9 Personal Liberty Laws, (Statutes of Massachusetts,) and Slavery in the Territories, (Case of Dred Scott.) Parker, Joel (African-American, 1861) Slavery in the Territories 1861 1861 $400 - $600
Sold For: $240
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10 "Little Ethiopians" - photograph of the heads and some shoulders of 21 African American babies or toddlers (African-American, 1881 - cabinet card photograph) Cabinet card of African-American babies 1881 $250 - $350
Sold For: $156
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11 7 pieces of British sheet music - songs performed by the “Versatile Three”, American Black expatriate singers popular in England during and after World War I (African-American, 1915-23 - Jazz trio) 1915-23 Black expatriate Jazz trio in World War I England $200 - $300
Sold For: $120
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12 3 rare imprints exposing Lynching of southern Blacks during the Depression (African-American, 1933-34) 1933-34 Lynching of southern Blacks during the Depression, 3 exposes 1933-1934 $250 - $350
Sold For: $330
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13 Negro Who’s Who in California, 1948 Edition Commodore Wynn, editor. (African-American, 1948 – California) 1948 Negro Who's Who in California 1948 $200 - $300
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14 Black Texas Minister's rare imprint: Origin and History of the Negroes and the Dark Races and Their Achievements Before and After Slavery Merriwether, Rev. W.G. (African-American, 1950) Texas Black Minister's rare view of African roots 1950 $200 - $300
Sold For: $132
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15 Letter written by the famous Black professional boxer – for ten years, Light Heavyweight Champion of the World – just after he had retired from sports. Moore, Archie (African-American, 1963 – Sport, Boxing) Archie Moore, famous world boxing champion, 1963 letter 1963 $200 - $300
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16 Alaska. - Volumes 1 & 2 of the Harriman Alaska series Burroughs, John, John Muir, et al (Alaska) Volumes 1 & 2 of Harriman's Alaska 1902 $700 - $1,000
Sold For: $420
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17 Magnificent Desolation: Images from the Apollo 11 Lunar Mission with the Words of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Aldrin, Edwin E. "Buzz" Photos of the Apollo 11 mission signed by Buzz Aldrin 2009 $300 - $500
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18 The Economy of Human Life. Complete in Two Parts. Translated from an Indian Manuscript, Written by an Ancient Bramin, in a Letter from an English Gentleman Residing in China, To the Earl of *********** [Dodsley, Robert] (American Imprints) Scarce 1795 American Imprint 1795 $200 - $300
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19 The Arcana of Arts and Sciences, or, Farmers' and Mechanics' Manual; Containing a Great Variety of Valuable Receipts and Useful Discoveries, in the Various Departments of Human Knowledge; Many of Which Were Never Before Published. Parker, Dr. M. (American Imprints) The Arcana of Arts and Sciences 1824 1824 $300 - $500
Sold For: $180
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20 Reminiscences - rare memoirs of an early Chinese-American immigrant Huie Kin [Pastor Emeritus, First Chinese Church, New York City] (Asian-American, 1868-1932 – Chinese, California) Rare memoirs of an early Chinese-American immigrant, published in war-torn China 1932 $400 - $600
Sold For: $720
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21 Cabinet Card photograph - Caucasian woman with two Chinese children in elegant "native" dress (Asian-American, 1880s – Chinese, photograph) 1880s Cabinet card photo, 2 Chinese children with Caucasian woman ca. 1885 $250 - $400
Sold For: $156
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22 Anti-Chinese prejudice of New York emigrant to Berkeley, California (Asian-American, 1885 – Chinese, California) 1885 Anti-Chinese racism of NY emigrant to Berkeley, California 1885 $300 - $500
Sold For: $450
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23 Japanese-American internees learn their wartime fate from their Community newspaper - 3 issues of Pacific Citizen (Asian-American, 1942-45 – Japanese Internment) 1942 Japanese-American wartime internees learn their fate from Community newspaper 1942-1945 $400 - $600
Sold For: $1,020
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24 The Astronauts Library - all volumes signed Glenn, John, Buzz Aldrin, et al. (Astronauts Library) Easton Press Astronauts Library - signed 1997 $1,200 - $1,800
Sold For: $1,080
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25 Photograph of the mushroom cloud over Hiroshima, signed by Enola Gay pilot Paul Tibbets Tibbets, Paul (Atomic Bomb) Signed by atomic bomb pilot Paul Tibbets No date $200 - $300
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26 Ornithological Biography; or, An Account of the Habits of the Birds of the United States of America; Accompanied by Descriptions of the Objects Represented in the Work Entitled The Birds of America, and interspersed with delineations of American Scenery and Manners Audubon, John James Audubon's Ornithological Biography 1832 1832 $1,000 - $1,500
Sold For: $600
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27 The Drawings of John Woodhouse Audubon: Illustrating his Adventures Through Mexico and California, 1849-1850 Dentzel, Carl Schaefer (Audubon, John Woodhouse) Audubon's son in the California Gold Rush 1957 $200 - $300
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28 Route Book: Southern California, Los Angeles to San Diego (wrapper title) (Automobile Route Book) Auto route maps for Southern California 1912 1912 $400 - $600
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29 Motor Lodges and Trailer Parks in the Western States (Automobile Travel - Lodging) Motor lodges and trailer parks in the West c.1925? $400 - $600
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30 Three original fabric sections from classic aircraft (Aviation) Original fabric sections from classic aircraft [Early 20th Century] $200 - $300
Sold For: $156
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31 A Trip to the United States in 1887 - presentation copy [Beadle, Charles] Trip to the United States in 1887 - presentation copy [1887] $200 - $300
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32 An Account of a Visit to California 1826-'27 Beechey, Frederick William Beechey's Visit to California in 1826-27 [1941] $200 - $300
Sold For: $204
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33 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 $250 - $350
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34 Notes on a Journey in America, from the Coast of Virginia to the Territory of Illinois Birkbeck, Morris Birkbeck's Notes on a Journey in America 1818 1818 $400 - $600
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35 Three bound volumes of Black & White Magazine, April-December 1904 Williamson, Charles Norris, publisher (Black & White Magazine) Black & White Magazine April - December 1904 1904 $400 - $600
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36 Six Months in the Gold Mines: from a Journal of Three Year's Residence in Upper and Lower California, 1847-8-9 Buffum, E. Gould Buffum's Six Months in the Gold Mines 1850 $300 - $500
Sold For: $240
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37 The Prairie Traveler. A Hand-Book for Overland Expeditions, with Illustrations, and Itineraries of the Principal Routes Between the Mississippi and the Pacific, and a Map. Marcy, Randolph B. (Burton, Richard F.) Burton edits Marcy's Prairie Traveler 1863 $400 - $600
Sold For: $240
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38 Viaje al Pais de los Mormones Burton, Richard F Burton visits the Mormons, Spanish edition 1872 1872 $300 - $500
Sold For: $180
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39 The Angler's Guide 1948: Resorts, Editorials, Maps, Tide Tables, Latest Angling Laws and Closures (wrapper title) "The Fishin' Fool", compiler (California - Angling) Northern California Angler's Guide 1948 1948 $200 - $300
Sold For: $216
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40 Beverly Hills, California (wrapper title) Ruess, Velma (California - Beverly Hills) Rare Beverly Hills land promotional 1920s 1920s $300 - $500
Sold For: $510
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41 Chowchilla Ranch California (California - Chowchilla) Chowchilla Ranch land for sale Central California [c.1917] $300 - $500
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42 Letter from a miner living in Dutch Flat, to his sister back east with descriptions of military fervor and other matters (California - Dutch Flat) Letter from miner in Dutch Flat, California, 1864 July 24th, 1864 $200 - $300
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43 Letter from a miner at Grizzly Flat, California, to his mother back east Staples, J.F. (California - Grizzly Flat) Letter from miner at Grizzly Flat, CA, 1855 Nov. 5th, 1855 $200 - $300
Sold For: $168
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44 Scotia: Home of Redwood (wrapper title) (California - Humboldt County) Company town in Humboldt County redwoods 1929 $200 - $300
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45 Souvenir of Long Beach (California - Long Beach) Rare pictorial souvenir of Long Beach California 1900 1900 $600 - $900
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46 Pen Sketches of Los Angeles (California - Los Angeles) Pen Sketches of Los Angeles 1896 [1896] $3,000 - $5,000
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47 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 $200 - $300
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48 Indian Lookout: A Camp for Girls in the Redwoods (California - Mendocino County) Girls' summer camp in California redwoods, 1921 1921 $200 - $300
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49 Report of a City Plan for the Municipalities of Oakland and Berkeley Hegemann, Werner (California - Oakland & Berkeley) Hegemann's city planning for Oakland and Berkeley, 1915 1915 $200 - $300
Sold For: $156
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50 Recreation, Pleasure, Health: Read the Inside, Follow Instructions, and You'll Recommend to Your Friends (wrapper title) (California - Redlands) Driving around Redlands California c.1910 c.1910? $300 - $500
Sold For: $180
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51 Homes in the Heart of California: Sacramento Valley (California - Sacramento Valley) Farmlands for sale in Northern California 1904 1904 $300 - $500
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52 History of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties Brown, John, Jr. and James Boyd (California - San Bernardino & Riverside Counties) History of San Bernardino & Riverside Counties, California 1922 $300 - $500
Sold For: $192
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53 Hotel del Coronado, Coronado Beach, California... John J. Hernan, Manager (California - San Diego) Rare brochure for Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, Cal. c.1910? $400 - $600
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54 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 $250 - $350
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55 Hotel Del Coronado - Coronado Beach, California Jackson, William Henry (California - San Diego) Panoramic photo of Hotel del Coronado Early 20th century $400 - $600
Sold For: $480
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56 Plat Book: Legal description of property in the San Fernando Valley, showing lot dimensions, metes and bounds, property cuts, house numbers, all tract and lot numbers. Compiled from official records (California - San Fernando Valley) Plat book of San Fernando Valley 1967 $300 - $500
Sold For: $204
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57 Three photographs taken after the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Blumberg, A. (California - San Francisco) Three Blumberg photos of the San Francisco earthquake [1906] $300 - $500
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58 Handy Block Book of San Francisco. Showing Size of Lots and Blocks and Names of Property Owners. Comprising 50 Varas, 100 Varas, Western Addition and Mission. Compiled from Latest Official Records. (California - San Francisco) San Francisco Handy Block Book 1894 1894 $1,000 - $1,500
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59 Archive of nine original architectural drawings for renovations to the building at Post and Mason streets in San Francisco Heiman, S., architect (California - San Francisco) Architectural drawings for San Francisco building c.1920s $200 - $300
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60 A Senator of the Fifties: David C. Broderick of California - Dedication Copy inscribed to Edward Robeson Taylor Lynch, Jeremiah (California - San Francisco) Inscribed to San Francisco Mayor Edward Robeson Taylor 1911 $200 - $300
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61 Marine Engineers Pocket Manual, Compiled by Marine Engineers' Beneficial Ass'n, No. 35, of San Francisco, Cal. (California - San Francisco) SF Marine Engineers Souvenir Manual 1892 $200 - $300
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62 Poster touting Sister Boom Boom, of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, for Supervisor, signed (California - San Francisco) Sister Boom Boom runs for S.F. supervisor, signed poster 1982 $400 - $600
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63 Rates and Rules for the Exclusive Use and Guidance of the Agents of the Fireman's Fund Insurance Company of San Francisco March 1871 (California - San Francisco) Manual for Fireman's Fund insurance agents 1871 1871 $500 - $800
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64 San Francisco Illustrated (California - San Francisco) San Francisco Illustrated 1899 Albertype Company 1899 $300 - $500
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65 San Francisco Veterinary College 510 Golden Gate Ave. San Francisco, California... Prospectus 1902 (California - San Francisco) Prospectus for San Francisco Veterinary School 1902 1902 $200 - $300
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66 Ben Lomond: The Gem of the Santa Cruz Mountains, California (wrapper title) (California - Santa Cruz) Booklet promoting Ben Lomond, Santa Cruz [c.1909] $300 - $500
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67 Sausalito, Marin County, California: The golden side of the gate (California - Sausalito) Rare Sausalito promotional booklet, 1940 1940 $200 - $300
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68 Two items relating the Swedish Society of San Francisco (California - Swedish Society) Swedes in Old San Francisco 1925 & 1915 $200 - $300
Sold For: $120
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69 The Wines of California. Critchfield, Burke H. (California - Wine) Wines of California from B. of A. 1936 $300 - $500
Sold For: $270
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70 California Almanac 1867 (California) California Almanac for 1867 [1866] $250 - $350
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71 Journal of the Senate of the State of California; At Their First Session, Begun and Held at Puebla de San Jose [bound with] Journal of the House Assembly of the State of California... (California) First sessions of the California Senate and House 1850 $700 - $1,000
Sold For: $510
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72 Southern California of Today: Illustrating its prominent points of interest, beautiful homes and public buildings Newman, T., compiler (California) Photo book of Southern California c.1900 c.1900 $300 - $500
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73 Souvenir of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company's Pit River Hydro-Electric Development... (California) Hydroelectric power in northern California 1923 [1923] $200 - $300
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74 A California Cook Book Williamson, Sarah M. (California) Jack London's recipe for cooking rice California Cook Book 1916 $500 - $800
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75 Kit Carson's Own Story of His Life. As dictated to Col. and Mrs. D.C. Peters about 1856-57, and never before published. Grant, Blanche C. (Carson, Kit) Kit Carson's Own Story of His Life 1926 $200 - $300
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76 George Washington Carver: An American Biography Holt, Rackham (Carver, George Washington) Signed by George Washington Carver 1943 $250 - $350
Sold For: $360
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77 A Voyage to California, to observe the transit of Venus. By Mons. Chappe d'Auteroche. With an historical description of the author's route through Mexico, and the natural history of that province. Also, a voyage to Newfoundland and Sallee, to make experiments on Mr. Le Roy's time keepers. By Monsieur de Cassini Chappe d'Auteroche, Jean Early Scientific Voyage to California 1772 1778 $1,000 - $1,500
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78 Voyages de M. Le Marquis de Chastellux dans l'Amerique Septentrionale dans les annees 1780, 1781, & 1782 Chastellux, Francois Jean, Marquis de Voyages de M. Le Marquis de Chastellux 1786 $500 - $800
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79 Discharge paper for a sailor in the United States Navy, signed by Gideon Welles as Secretary of the Navy (Civil War) Discharge paper from Civil War navy August 9, 1865 $200 - $300
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80 Confederate military officer’s original architectural drawings done when he was a student at the Virginia Military Institute Hardin, Col. Mark Bernard (Civil War) Architectural drawings by VMI student 1856-7 1856-1857 $2,000 - $3,000
Sold For: $1,200
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81 History of the First Regiment Virginia Infantry - presentation copy Rawling, C.J. (Civil War) First Regiment Virginia Infantry - presentation copy 1887 $500 - $800
Sold For: $300
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82 Seven "Short Histories" of various Civil War leaders (Civil War) Seven Duke Cigarette Civil War Biographies 1888 $200 - $300
Sold For: $228
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83 Gold: Its Properties, Modes of Extraction, Value &c., &c. Claudet, F. G. F.G. Claudet GOLD One of 275 copies 1958 $200 - $300
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84 James Clyman, Frontiersman: The Adventures of a Trapper and Covered-Wagon Emigrant as Told in His Own Reminiscences and Diaries - 12 copies Camp, Charles L., editor (Clyman, James) 12 copies of James Clyman, Frontiersman [1960] $300 - $500
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85 Two examples of early American paper money, one of them printed by Benjamin Franklin (Colonial Money) Money printed by Benjamin Franklin 1760 & 1774 $300 - $500
Sold For: $660
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86 Colorado Wild Flowers (cover title) (Colorado) Specimens of Colorado Wild Flowers c. 1900 $200 - $300
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87 Colorado, Territory, Legislature. Council Journal of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Colorado. First Session. Begun and Held at Denver, September 9th, A.D. 1861 (Colorado) First Session of the Colorado Territorial Council - Streeter Copy 1862 $800 - $1,200
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88 Favorite Recipes. Compiled and edited by Saint Mathew's Guild of Saint Mathew's Episcopal Church, Fairbanks, Alaska, 1944 (Cookery - Alaska) Rare wartime Alaska cookbook 1944 1944 $200 - $300
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89 Hotel St. Francis Book of Recipes and Model Menus: L'Art Culinaire Hirtzler, Chef Victor (Cookery - Hotel St. Francis) Hotel St. Francis Recipes by Victor Hirtzler 1910 $200 - $300
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90 La Cocinera Poblana y el Libro de las Familias. Novísimo manual práctico de cocina Española, Francesa, Inglesa y Mexicana, higiene y economía doméstica, contiene mas de dos mil fórmulas de ejecucion sencilla y facil... y medicina domestica para conservar la salud y prolongar la vida (Cookery - Mexican) Mexican cookbook, 2 volumes, 1890 1890 $400 - $600
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91 Post-Civil War broadside for patented Pastry tool (Cookery – 1866 Broadside, Pastry tool) 1866 Broadside for patented Pastry tool ca. 1866 $200 - $300
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92 The Great Rock Island Cook Book: Comprising a carefully compiled selection of the most useful recipes and other valuable information in the culinary art... Spencer, Edgar L. (Cookery) Rock Island Railway Cook Book 1883 1883 $400 - $600
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93 Large scrapbook of crime related newspaper clippings from late 19th century Chicago (Crime) Archive of crime related newspaper clippings from 19th century Chicago 1870's-1890's $1,000 - $1,500
Sold For: $1,800
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94 A Hilltop Camp - Jicarilla Curtis, Edward S. Curtis photogravure of Apache dwellings [1915] $200 - $300
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95 Following the Guidon Custer, Elizabeth Elizabeth Custer, Following the Guidon 1st ed 1890 $200 - $300
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96 Methods and Results - Voyages of Discovery and Exploration on the Northwest Coast of America From 1539 to 1603. Appendix No. 7 - Report for 1886 Davidson, George George Davidson analyzes Exploration of West Coast 1887 $300 - $500
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97 The Discovery of Florida: Being a True Relation of the Vicissitudes that Attended the Governor Don Hernando De Soto and Some Nobles of Portugal in the Discovery of Florida. Now Just Given by a Fidalgo of Elvas De Soto, Don Hernando De Soto's discovery of Florida [1946] $200 - $300
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98 Proceedings of the Friends of a Rail-Road to San Francisco, at Their Public Meeting, Held at the U.S. Hotel, in Boston, April 19, 1849. Including an Address to the People of the U. States; Showing that P. P. F. Degrand's Plan is the Only One, as yet Proposed, Which Will Secure Promptly...by a Single Act of Legislation, the Construction of a Railroad to California, in the Shortest Time Allowed by its Physical Obstacles Degrand, P. P. F. Pacific Railroad proposal SF 1849 1849 $200 - $300
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99 The Story of a Pioneer... Incidents pertaining to the early settlements of Colorado Devinny, V. A Colorado Pioneer intro by Buffalo Bill 1904 $200 - $300
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100 Memoirs and Memorials. Being Chiefly Selections From her Letters, with an Introductory and Connecting Narrative Collected and Arranged by her Husband. Dillon, Anna Price Anna Price Dillon Memoirs & Memorials 1900 $500 - $800
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