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1 We Pointed Them North: Recollections of a Cowpuncher Abbott, E.C. "Teddy Blue" and Helena Huntington Smith We Pointed Them North: Recollections of a Cowpuncher, signed 1939 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
2 A collection of Yosemite related holiday cards including one from Ansel and Virginia Adams (Adams, Ansel) Holiday card from Ansel and Virginia Adams w/photograph. Various dates $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
3 My Camera in Yosemite Valley Adams, Ansel Signed w/ inscription by Ansel Adams 1949 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $190
(3 bids)
4 People’s Songs [Bulletin], 23 (of 35) issues published Seeger, Pete; Woody Guthrie, et al (African-American & radical folk music, 1940s) "People's Songs", 23 issues, 1946-49, left-wing folk music Feb. 1946- Feb.1949 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
Current absentee: $200
(1 bid)
5 The Anti-Slavery Record Vol. III, for 1837 (African-American, 1838) The Anti-Slavery Record Vol. III, for 1837 1838 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $275
(2 bids)
6 Memoirs of Elleanor Eldridge Eldridge, Elleanor (African-American, 1840) 1841 Memoirs of a free Black of mixed race in Rhode Island 1840 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
Current absentee: $200
(1 bid)
7 A Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court . . . in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F. A. Sanford Howard, Benjamin C. (African-American, 1857) Dred Scott v. Sandford, 1857 1857 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
8 The American Negro Academy Occasional Papers, No. 3 Crummell, Rev. Alexander (African-American, 1898) 1898 speeches by the founder of the American Negro Academy 1898 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
Current absentee: $200
(1 bid)
9 Up From Slavery [and] The Future of the American Negro, with signed letter Washington, Booker T. (African-American, 1899-1915) 2 works by Booker T. Washington, with signed letter. Various dates $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
10 The New Cab Calloway's Cat-ologue - Cab Calloway's famous 1939 jazz 'Jive Dictionary' Calloway, Cab (African-American, 1939) Classic 1939 Black Jazz ‘Dictionary’ 1939 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
Current absentee: $375
(3 bids)
11 The Souls of Black Folk- Essays and Sketches Du Bois, W. E. Burghardt (African-American, 1953) Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk Signed Limited Edition 1953 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
12 Of Minnie the Moocher & Me Calloway, Cab and Bryant Rollins (African-American, 1976) Signed by Cab Calloway "Hi. d. Ho" 1976 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
13 American Missionary magazine, 8 issues, 1870-1883 (African-American, Chinese-American) 8 American Missionary magazines, aid to ex-slaves and Chinese 1870-1883 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
14 Compilation of Narratives of Exploration in Alaska April 18, 1900 Reported from the Committee on Military Affairs by Mr. Carter and Ordered to Be Printed (Alaska) Compilation of Narratives of Exploration in Alaska, 1900 1900 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $140
(2 bids)
15 Nome and Seward Peninsula: History, Description, Biographies and Stories Harrison, E.S. (Alaska) E.S. Harrison's Nome and Seward Peninsula 1905 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
16 Alvarez: Adventures of a Physicist Alvarez, Luis W. Louis Alvarez: Adventures of a Physicist inscribed [1987] $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
17 The Theatre of Science, A Volume of Progress and Achievement in the Motion Picture Industry Grau, Robert (American Motion Pictures) 1914 early classic on American movies, signed limited edition 1914 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
18 Live Wires that Draw the Nimble Nickel: Put the "Pep" in Your Business 1922 (American Novelty Company) Post WWI wholesale/retail marketing 1922 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
19 La Destruction de la Statue royale a Nouvelle Yorck Habermann, Francois Xav. (American Revolution) Sons of Liberty destroy George III statue [1776] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
20 Honeyman Family Archive (American Spies) Book, letters, and CdVs from the descendants of one of Washington's spies Various dates $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
Current absentee: $250
(1 bid)
21 Three volumes by or about Major John André (André, John) Three volumes on Major John André Various dates $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
22 Indian Nullification of the Unconstitutional Laws of Massachusetts Relative to The Marshpee Tribe: or, The Pretended Riot Explained Apes, William Indian Nullification - Early Massachusetts, William Apes 1835 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
Current absentee: $200
(1 bid)
23 Membership card/dues book for Guy C. Smith in the Snowball Miners' Union No. 124, an affiliate of the Western Federation of Miners (Arizona - Miners Union) Membership book for Snowball Miners' Union Arizona 1915 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
24 Letter written from Tombstone by Mike Gray, onetime Justice of the Peace there, to James W. Denver, after whom the Colorado city is named Gray, Mike (Arizona - Tombstone) Tombstone letter from Mike Grey to J.W. Denver, 1881 December 22, 1881 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$900
25 Arkansas Homes and Harvests along the Cotton Belt Route (Arkansas) Homes & Harvests in Arkansas, 1910 1910 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
26 Four original watercolors, on Chinese or Japanese estate (Asian-American, original art) 4 original watercolors, Chinese or Japanese subjects 20th century $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
27 Eight post-Civil War issues of Atlantic Monthly magazine (Atlantic Monthly) Atlantic Monthly magazine, 8 post-Civil War issues, 1869 1869 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
28 Road Maps: Los Angeles, Calif. to Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona (wrapper title) (Automobile Route Maps) Auto route book for Los Angeles to Arizona [1947] $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
29 Sectional Road Maps: Los Angeles, Calif. to Salt Lake City, Utah via Cedar City, Utah. Also includes Zion, Bryce and Grand Canyon National Parks. 736.5 Miles (wrapper title) (Automobile Route Maps) Auto route book for Los Angeles to Salt Lake City 1937 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
30 Wagon Road - Fort Smith to Colorado River Beale, Edward F. Wagon Road---Fort Smith to Colorado River 1860 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
31 The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture Berry, Wendell Wendell Berry on culture and agriculture, signed 1977 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
32 Hand-Book of Cycling Clubs in the City of Philadelphia MacOwen, Arthur H. (Bicycles) Rare hand-book of Cycling Clubs Philadelphia 1891 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
33 Rod, Gun, and Palette in the High Rockies: Being a record of an Artist's Impressions in the Land of the Red Gods Blomfield, James Rod, Gun, and Palette in the High Rockies 1914 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
34 Early Western Travels, 1748-1846. Volume 25 - Bodmer Atlas Thwaites, Reuben Gold, ed. (Bodmer, Carl) Early Western Travels 1748-1846 Atlas Volume only 1906 $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
35 Sih-Chidä & Mahchsi-Karehde - Mandan Indians Bodmer, Carl Bodmer aquatint of two Mandan Indians c.1840-43 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
36 The Ferns of North America: Colored Figures and Descriptions Eaton, Daniel Cady (Botanical Illustration) Ferns of North America, 1879-80 1879-80 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
37 Across the Continent: A Summer's Journey to the Rocky Mountains, the Mormons, and the Pacific States, with Speaker Colfax Bowles, Samuel Samuel Bowles Across the Continent, 1868 1868 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
38 Crusoe's Island: A Ramble in the Footsteps of Alexander Selkirk. With Sketches of Adventure in California and Washoe Browne, J. Ross Browne: Crusoe's Island. 1864 1864 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
39 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 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(2 bids)
40 Lot of three annual reports form the Bureau of American Ethnology (Bureau of American Ethnology) Bureau of American Ethnology reports, 1898-1919 1898-1919 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
41 Report of the committee, appointed to inquire into the conduct of Brigadier Gen. J. Wilkinson (Burr Conspiracy) Burr Conspiracy rarity, 1810 1810 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
42 Relation that Alvar Nuñez Cabeça de Vaca gave of what Befel the Armament in the Indies whither Panphilo de Narvaez went for Governor (from the years 1527 to 1537) when with three Comrades he returned and came to Sevilla Cabeça de Vaca, Alvar Nuñez Grabhorn Press, Relation of Cabeça de Vaca [1929] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $110
(2 bids)
43 History of Amador County, California, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers [Mason, J.D.] (California - Amador County) History of Amador County, California 1881 1881 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
44 Colusa County: Its History Traced From A State of Nature Through The Early Period of Settlement and Development, To The Present Day, With a Description of Its Resources, Statistical Tables, Etc. Also Biographical Sketches of Pioneers and Prominent Residents Rogers, Justus H. (California - Colusa County) Justus Rogers History of Colusa County, CA 1891 1891 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
45 History of Contra Costa County, California, Including Its Geography, Geology, Topography, Climatography and Description...also, Incidents of Pioneer Life; and Biographical Sketches.... [Munro-Fraser, J. P.] (California - Contra Costa County) History of Contra Costa County, 1882 1882 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
46 Manuscript ledger book, evidently from a general store in Foresthill, California, listing customers, the products purchased, and amounts of the purchases (California - Foresthill) Account book for Placer County store 1892 1892 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
47 Second Biennial Report of the California State Board of Forestry in the Years 1887-88 to Governor R.W. Waterman (California - Forestry) Establishment of the CA Board of Forestry 1888 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
48 A Memorial and Biographical History of the Counties of Fresno, Tulare, and Kern, California (California - Fresno, Tulare, and Kern Counties) History of Fresno, Tulare & Kern Counties [c.1892] $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
49 History of Los Angeles County, California, with Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, Residences, Fine Blocks and Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability [Wilson, John Albert] (California - Los Angeles County) Thompson & West's Los Angeles County 1887 [1887] $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
50 Los Angeles Daily & Sunday Times, plus Annual Mid-winter Number, January 1906 (California - Los Angeles) Los Angeles Times, plus Mid-winter Number - Jan 1906 1906 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
51 The Los Angeles Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals: First Animal Relief and Laws of the State of California relating to the prevention and punishment for Cruelty to Animals (California - Los Angeles) Preventing animal cruelty in Los Angeles c.1907 $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
52 Picturesque Los Angeles County, California. Illustrative and Descriptive. (California - Los Angeles) Picturesque Los Angeles County, 1877 1887 $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
Current absentee: $850
(3 bids)
53 Souvenir of the Pacific Branch National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers: Los Angeles County, California (California - Los Angeles) Home for disabled soldiers in Los Angeles 1900 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
54 History of Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties, California: Cradle of California's History and Romance Watkins, Major Rolin C., editor (California - Monterey & Santa Cruz Counties) History of Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties 1925 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
55 Monterey County Mortgages Volume 4 - March 9, 1889 to June 7, 1889 (California - Monterey County) Monterey County Mortgages Vol. 4 - 1889 1889 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
56 Northern California Musicians' Directory including Dramatic and Kindred Arts: Seasons 1916-1917 (wrapper title) (California - Musicians' Directory) Northern California Musicians Directory 916 1916 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
57 History of Nevada County, California, With Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Manufacturies. From Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability Wells, Harry Laurenz (California - Nevada County) History of Nevada County with litho plates 1880 1880 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
58 General Plan, City of North Sacramento, California, 1960: A Report to the North Sacramento City Planning Commission prepared by the Sacramento County Planning Department... (California - North Sacramento) Development plan for North Sacrament, 1960 1960 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
59 Abstract Title to Portion of Adeline and Market St. Homestead, City of Oakland, County of Alameda, State of Cal. (California - Oakland) Handwritten journal of a tract of land from Rancho San Antonio (Oakland, CA) 1871 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
Current absentee: $250
(1 bid)
60 Map, typed report & photographs relating to an oil field in Kern County California (California - Oil) Oil speculation in Kern County, California 1909 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
61 Thurston's Strangers' Guide to Pasadena, Altadena, So. Pasadena, Lamanda Park: Streets, Bungalow Courts and Car Lines (California - Pasadena) Guide to Pasadena area 1920 1920 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
62 The Placer County Republican-Argus Newspaper 1899-1900 (California - Placer County) Placer County Republican-Argus Newspaper 1899-1900 1899-1900 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
63 Illustrated History of Plumas, Lassen & Sierra Counties, with California from 1513 to 1850 (California - Plumas, Lassen & Sierra Counties) Illustrated history of Plumas Lassen & Sierra counties 1882 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
64 15 Annual & Biennial Reports of the State Board of Prison Directors of the State of California from 1880 to 1934 (California - Prisons) 15 Reports, California Board of Prison Directors 1880-1934 1880-1934 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
65 Ellis Landing Richmond: Industrial Harbor and Business Properties. California's Richest Investment Opportunity (California - Richmond) Richmond's Ellis Landing with bird's-eye map [1928] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
66 Palo Verde Valley, Riverside County, California (California - Riverside County) Palo Verde Valley & Blythe promotional 1928 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
67 Perris Valley, Riverside County, California (California - Riverside County) Promotional for Perris, Riverside County, Cal. 1912 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
68 San Joaquin & Sacramento Valley Lands: Information for the Home Seeker (wrapper title) (California - Sacramento & San Joaquin Valleys) California lands for sale. c.1920? $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
69 History of Sacramento County California. With Illustrations Descriptive of its Scenery, Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Manufactories. From Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability [Wright, George F.] (California - Sacramento County) History of Sacramento County California 1880 1880 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
Current absentee: $250
(1 bid)
70 Sacramento Daily Evening News - December 1890 - June 1891 (California - Sacramento) Sacramento Daily Evening News - Dec 1890 - Jun 1891 1890-1891 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
71 Sacramento Daily Union - January-June 1862 (California - Sacramento) Sacramento Daily Union - Jan-Jun 1862 1862 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
72 US Navy officer, the first American Alcalde of San Francisco - letter as Coast Surveyor to a pioneering meteorologist Bartlett, Washington A. (California - San Francisco) US Navy Lt., first American Alcalde of San Francisco - Letter Oct. 13, 1851 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
73 Certificates of Tax Sale 1057-1267: 1908 Bush, David (California - San Francisco) San Francisco Certificates of Tax Sale - 1908 1909 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
74 Constitution and By-Laws of the San Francisco Fire Department Mutual Aid Association Incorporated January 5, 1912 (California - San Francisco) S.F. Fire Dept. mutual aid assn. 1912 1912 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
75 Five Annual Reports of Department of Street Repair to Board of Public Works, San Francisco (California - San Francisco) 5 Annual Reports, San Francisco Dept. Street Repair 1915-1921 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
76 Four pamphlets relating to the claims of Jose Y. Limantour to large portions of San Francisco, bound together. (California - San Francisco) Jose Limantour claims San Francisco land 1853-1858 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
77 Firemen's hand book: Practical Data for the Recruit Murray, George H. (California - San Francisco) S.F. Firemen's handbook c.1920 c.1920 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
78 The San Francisco Block Book. Fourth Edition: Comprising Fifty Vara Survey, One Hundred Vara Survey, South Beach, Mission, Horner's Additions, Potrero, Western Addition, Richmond District, Sunset District, Flint Tract, etc....Size of Lots...Names of Owners (California - San Francisco) San Francisco Block Book 4th Edition October 1906 1906 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
79 Hotel Pleasanton, San Francisco, Cal. M.E. Pendleton, Proprietor and Manager (wrapper title) Stevens, George R. (California - San Francisco) Hotel Pleasanton in San Francisco, 1892 c.1892 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
80 District Court of the United States, Northern District of California. Opinion Delivered by His Honor Ogden Hoffman, U.S. District Judge in the Cases of Jose Y. Limantour, Nos. 424 and 429 Claiming Four Leagues of Land in San Francisco County, and Adjacent Islands. Torre, O. Della and E.M. Stanton (California - San Francisco) Jose Limantour claims San Francisco land 1858 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $100
(1 bid)
81 Vest Pocket Memoranda & Directory of San Francisco Containing Important Information (California - San Francisco) Vest Pocket Guide to San Francisco, 1895 1895 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
82 An Illustrated History of San Joaquin County, California: Containing a History of San Joaquin County From the Earliest Period of Its Occupancy to the Present Time, Together With Glimpses of Its Future Prospects, with Full-Page Portraits of Some of Its Most Eminent Men, and Biographical Mention of Many of Its Pioneers and Also of Prominent Citizens of To-Day (California - San Joaquin County) Pen Pictures of San Joaquin County 1890 1890 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
83 Vistas de San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley Hare, Alice (California - San Jose) Photos of Santa Clara Valley 1904 1904 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
84 South Pasadena and San Marino City Directory 1932 Jones, Francis A., compiler & publisher (California - San Marino) Rare directory of San Marino & South Pasadena 1932 1932 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
85 Five works concerning the New Almaden Mines (California - Santa Clara County) Five works concerning the New Almaden Mines 1860-1874 1860-1874 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
86 Historical Atlas Map of Santa Clara County, California (California - Santa Clara County) Thompson & West Santa Clara Atlas Map 1876 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$200
Current absentee: $200
(1 bid)
87 Index to Assessment Rolls, Sonoma County, for 1885 (California - Sonoma County) Citizenry of Sonoma County assessed, 1885 1885 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
88 Letter from H.H. McKinstry in Two Rock Valley, Sonoma County, California, to his brother back east, describing life in California, primarily the agricultural bounty McKinstry, Henry Harrison (California - Sonoma County) Letter from Sonoma County, 1862 FE. 16, 1862 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
89 History of Stanislaus County, California, with Illustrations Descriptive of its Scenery, Farms, Residences, Public Buildings, Factories, Hotels Business Houses, Schools, Churches, and Mines (California - Stanislaus County) History of Stanislaus County, California 1881 1881 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
90 Title to the Island of Yerba Buena, in the Harbor of San Francisco. A Brief (wrapper title) Hillyer, Curtis J. (California - Yerba Buena Island) Legal brief on title to Yerba Buena Island, S.F. Bay 1870 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
91 10 issues of elite California magazines of the Depression era (California Arts & Culture Magazines, 1930s) 10 California arts & culture magazines, 1930s 1928-1937 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
92 Sketchbook of California Mining Operations (California Gold Mining) Sketch book of California mining, 1881 1881 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
93 Register for the Towles Hotel (California Hotel Register) Hotel register from Towle Hotel, Placer County 1899-1905 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
Current absentee: $160
(2 bids)
94 Four reference works on early California printing (California Printing Reference) Four reference works on early California printing 1964-1984 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
95 California McCarthy, John Russell, editor (California Series) California series signed by California pioneers [1928-1929] $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
Current absentee: $200
(1 bid)
96 Lot of 5 titles on Viticulture and Vineyards (California Wine) Viticulture and vineyards in California Various dates $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
97 19th Century California Lumber Mill Ledger (California) 19th c. California ledger from time of the Klondike gold rush 1896-1899 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
98 The Minerals of California and County Atlas Bailey, G.E., compiler (California) Minerals of California by County, 1902 atlas [1902] $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
Current absentee: $350
(1 bid)
99 The Delta Land and Improvement Co. Secretary's Book (California) Manuscript on birth of commercial viticulture in Kern County, CA 1891-1910 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
Current absentee: $200
(1 bid)
100 California the Beautiful: Camera Studies by California Artists with Selections in Prose and Verse from Western Writers. Elder, Paul, compiler (California) California the Beautiful, [1911] [1911] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100