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8 The San Francisco Chronicle and Its History. The Story of its Foundation, the Struggles of Its Early Life, Its Well-Earned Success. The New Chronicle Building, the Edifice and Machinery Described, Comments of the Press (California - San Francisco) The SF Chronicle: Its History, 1879 1879 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
9 San Francisco Municipal Reports: 1859-60 (California - San Francisco) San Francisco Municipal Reports 1859-60 1860 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
10 Historical Atlas Map of Santa Clara County, California (California - Santa Clara County) Thompson & West Santa Clara Atlas Map 1876 $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
11 Historical Atlas Map of Solano County, California (California - Solano County) Thompson & West Atlas of Solano County Cal. 1878 1878 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
12 Piece of wood from Sutter's Mill in Coloma, site of the discovery of gold in California by James Marshall, sparking the gold rush (California - Sutter's Mill) Piece of wood from Sutter's Mill No date $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
Current absentee: $500
(1 bid)
14 Broadside issued by the Comptroller's Office in the California capital of Vallejo, sent to various county auditors, regarding forms being sent with which to report tax revenue (California) Rare broadside Issued by Controller's Office, Vallejo, 1851 July 28, 1851 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
15 California Sugar & White Pine Company: Wholesalers of California sugar pine, California white pine, Arizona white pine, doors, sash, mouldings, lath, incense cedar pencil slats (California) Photographs of lumbering in California [c.1912] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $170
(2 bids)
16 Californian (California) Issue of Californian, Oct. 17, 1846 Saturday, October 17, 1846 $4,000 - $6,000
Starting bid:
$2,000
33 Half-plate daguerreotype of a hotel or inn, with sign reading "Half Way House - J. Wilt & Co." (Photograph - Daguerreotype) Daguerreotype of California inn c.1850's $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
35 Report of the Commissioners and Evidence Taken by the Committee on Mines and Mining of the House of Representatives of the United States, in Regard to the Sutro Tunnel, together with the Arguments and Report of the Committee, Recommending a Loan by the Government in Aid of the Construction of Said Work (Sutro Tunnel) Report on the Sutro Tunnel, 1872 1872 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
39 Execution of Casey & Cora, by the San Franciso [sic] Vigilance Committee May 22d. 1856. Taken from Cor. Davis & Commercial (Vigilance Committee) Vigilance Committee letter sheet 1856 1856 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
40 Form of Application for Enrollment (Vigilance Committee) Vigilance Committee Application Form 1856 [1856] $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
41 Fort Vigilant: Rooms of the Committee, Sacramento St. betn. Davis & Front [on sheet with] Mass Meeting Endorsing the Acts of the Vigilance Committee June 14th (Vigilance Committee) Vigilance Committee lettersheet 1856 1856 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
43 Satin ribbon/badge worn by members of the 1856 Committee of Vigilance during the great and review on August 19, 1856 (Vigilance Committee) San Francisco Vigilance Committee badge 1856 1856 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
49 7 volumes of African-American reference (African-American - Reference) 7 volumes of African-American reference, 1935-1980 1935-1980 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
59 Pennsylvania legal document indicting a “colored man” for keeping an illegal Gambling house (African-American, 1839) Pennsylvania indicts "colored" keeper of a gambling house in 1839 March 16, 1839 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
65 Group of ephemera relating to American bookplates (American bookplates) Group of ephemera relating to American bookplates 1895-1947 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
67 10 auction catalogs of printed and manuscript Americana (Americana – Reference) 10 auction catalogs of Americana, 1907-1947 1907-1947 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
69 Sixteen midcentury erotic and bondage photographs of a young Chinese or Chinese-American woman (Asian American Erotica) Midcentury bondage photos from a US chinatown [1950's or early 1960's?] $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
70 Bookcase replicating the originals issued for housing Bancroft's Works (Bancroft, Hubert Howe)) Bancroft bookcase 1986 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
78 Scrapbook recording the career of boxer Frankie Klick, onetime World Jr. Lightweight champion (Boxing) Career of San Francisco boxer Frankie Klick documented 1927-1931 $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
83 Lot of five annual reports form the Bureau of American Ethnology (Bureau of American Ethnology) Reports of Bureau of American Ethnology, 1884-94 1884-94 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
84 Report of the committee, appointed to inquire into the conduct of Brigadier Gen. J. Wilkinson (Burr Conspiracy) Burr Conspiracy rarity, 1810 1810 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
87 Fontana Orange Groves (wrapper title) (California - Fontana) Brochure promoting Fontana, Cal., 1915 1915 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
88 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 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
89 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] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
90 The Lucky Land of Lassen: Resources, Development, Topography, Tourist Guide (California - Lassen County) Lassen County promotional brochure with map 1923 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
91 Los Angeles District, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. Small Craft Harbors (California - Los Angeles District) Small craft harbors on southern West Coast 1949 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
92 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 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
93 Los Angeles Marketing Atlas: A new atlas for Los Angeles City and County showing: Shopping Centers, Industrial Areas, Census Tract Boundaries, Communities and Cities, Marketing Facts... (California - Los Angeles) Rare marketing atlas for Los Angles at mid-century [1955] $1,200 - $1,800
Starting bid:
$600
94 Poll Tax Roll 1907 Plumas County (cover title) (California - Los Angeles) Ledger for Plumas County Poll Tax Roll, 1907 1907 $1,200 - $1,800
Starting bid:
$600
95 Portion of Menalto Tract - San Mateo County (California - Menlo Park) Land for sale in Menlo Park, 1910 c.1910 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
97 Brochure and Map of Pismo Beach Calif. (California - Pismo Beach) Pismo Beach in 1967 1967 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
98 The Placer County Republican-Argus Newspaper 1899-1900 (California - Placer County) Placer County Republican-Argus Newspaper 1899-1900 1899-1900 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
99 Sacramento Daily Evening News - December 1890 - June 1891 (California - Sacramento) Sacramento Daily Evening News - Dec 1890 - Jun 1891 1890-1891 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
101 Haviside Company, ship chandlers, sail makers, ship riggers: wire rope, manila rope, hemp cordage, ship and naval stores, wire rope net slings... (California - San Francisco) San Francisco Ship Maintenance Company Catalog ca. 1920 [ca. 1920] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
102 Illustrated Price List of Artists' Materials, Comprising a Complete List of Painting and Drawing Materials for Artists, Amateurs, Architects, Engineers, and Other Professional Draughtsmen... (California - San Francisco) Painting and Brush Catalog, San Francisco 1886 [1886] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
103 "An Invitation from San Francisco California" (wrapper title) - proposal to hold the 1928 Democratic National Convention in San Francisco, with original signed letters and mounted photographs (California - San Francisco) S.F. bids for 1928 Democratic Convention 1927 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
104 Neunzehnhundertste Jahresfeier der Schlacht im Teutoburger Walde Gedenkblätter an das Fest der Deutschen von Californien ; San Francisco, 1. und 8. August 1909 (California - San Francisco) Germans in San Francisco celebrate 2000 year old victory 1909 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
108 Portals of the Past - Lloyd Lake (California - San Francisco) Frame Photograph, Portals of the Past - Lloyd Lake 1918 ca. 1918 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
111 Historic Sonoma County in California's Redwood Empire Wonderland /Fascinating Sonoma County in California's Redwood Empire Wonderland (California - Sonoma County) Historic & Fascinating Sonoma County 1955 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
112 Two Talisman Press works on California Gold Rush (California Gold Rush) 2 Signed Limited Editions on Gold Rush from Talisman Press 1966-1967 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
114 Lot of 32 photographs of Engels Copper Mine (California Mining) Copper mining in California, c.1917 c.1917 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
115 Lot of 5 titles on Viticulture and Vineyards (California Wine) Viticulture and vineyards in California Various dates $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
116 "Come to California: the Land of Sunshine and Sights to See" - broadside page from a newspaper (California) The lure of California during WWI January 26, 1918 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
117 Los Angeles and Southern California illustrated - and descriptive sketch of Early California (California) Captivating booklet on Southern California c.1890's $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
118 Photograph Album of Victorian vacationers in various locales around California (California) Victorian photo album of California vacationers 1897-1900 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
119 Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 6, approving the Charter of the City of Eureka, in the County of Humboldt, State of California...on the 26th day of January, 1895 (California) Eureka City Charter 1895 [1895] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
120 The Valley Road (Illustrated): A History of The Traffic Association of California... and The San Francisco and San Joaquin Valley Railway (California) San Francisco and San Joaquin Valley Railway 1896 1896 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
127 Constitution and By-Laws of the National Christian Science Association (Christian Science, 1886) 1886 Constitution of the 1st National Christian Science Association 1886 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
129 1913-1914 Collection of engineering photographs documenting the construction of the lanpher Resevoir in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania to provide water to Pittsburgh (Civil Engineering) Lanpher Reservoir contruction photos, c.1913 c.1913 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
130 Collection of 119 Civil War patriotic covers (Civil War - Patriotic Covers) Collection of Civil War patriotic envelopes c. 1860-1865 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
132 The Tribune Almanac (Civil War) Tribune Almanac, 1861-1864 1861-1864 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
137 The Commonwealth Club of California. Organized in San Francisco, April, 1903 (Commonwealth Club) Constitution of California Commonwealth Club 1903 1903 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
138 Lot of two American Communist Party presidential pamphlets (Communism in America) Communist presidential pamphlets, 1932 1932 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
149 In the Court of Appeal... State of California: Cecil B. DeMille Appellant vs. American Federation of Radio Artists, Los Angeles Local... (wrapper title) (DeMille, Cecil B.) Cecil B. DeMille sues radio union, signed legal brief 1945 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
156 The Summer Man - flicker book (Flicker Books) The Summer Man flicker book 1905 1905 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
159 An Essay on the Construction and Building of Chimneys / Observations on Smoky Chimneys, Their Causes and Cures (Franklin, Benjamin) Two 18th century works on Chimneys, one by Ben Franklin 1793 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
163 1894 Eastman Business College friendship album, augmented with calligraphy, drawings, and original photographs (Friendship Album) 1894 Eastman Business College friendship album 1894 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
168 Zane Grey Framed Photograph with Signed Check (Grey, Zane) Photograph of Zane Grey with his record breaking Marlin ca. 1920 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
176 1969 Hawaii vacation trip archive (Hawaii) Archive documenting the Hawaiian vacation experience in 1969 [1969] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
177 Los Angeles to Honolulu on United States Government Ships (Hawaii) LA to Waikiki on renovated troop carrier c.1922 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
178 Souvenir of Hawaii. Compliments of Moana Hotel (wrapper title) (Hawaii) Souvenir of Hawaii & Moana Hotel 1901 1901 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
183 Signed photographic portrait of Jimmy Hoffa (Hoffa, Jimmy) We found Jimmy Hoffa! No date $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
187 Rocky Mountain Scenery: A Brief Description of Prominent Places of Interest Along the Line of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, with Numerous Illustrations... (Jackson, William Henry) W.H. Jackson Rocky Mountain Scenery [c.1880] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
188 Collection of photograph albums from Manzanar internment camp (Japanese American Internment) Scenes of Japanese American life, c.1936-1950 c.1944 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
195 Lot of two Ku Klux Klan publications (Ku Klux Klan) Lot of two Ku Klux Klan publications, 1924 1924 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
196 Report of the Committee to whom was referred, on the twenty-ninth ultimo, so much of the President's speech as relates to the protection of commerce, and the defence of the country. (Langdon, John) Signature of Founding Father John Langdon [1798] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
198 Acts of Assembly, passed in the Colony of Virginia, from 1662, to 1715. (Laws of Virginia) Laws of Virginia, 1723 [1723] $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
202 Lot of 12 magic lantern slides depicting lumbering in Muir Woods (Magic Lantern Slides - Muir Woods) Muir Woods Magic Lantern Slides c.1920 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
204 18th century manuscript school lesson book (Manuscript) Moody family manuscript. c.1790 c.1790 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
208 Medical sammelband owned by Dr. M.C. Causten of Washington, D.C. of two French texts: an illustrated treatise on procreation by Millot; Deveze's dissertation on the 1793 and 1797 Yellow fever epidemics in Philadelphia (Medical - Yellow Fever in Philadelphia) French medical sammelband, c.1800 Various dates $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
217 Speeches on the Passage of the Bill for the Removal of the Indians, Delivered in the Congress of the United States, April and May, 1830 (Native Americans) Speeches on the Passage of the Bill for the Removal of the Indians, 1830 inscribed 1830 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
218 Report on Oneota-Nevada Gold Mining Co.'s Property (Nevada) Oneota-Nevada Gold Mining Property Report 1910 1910 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
219 Statutes of the State of Nevada Passed at the First Session of the Legislature 1864-5 Begun December 12th, 1964 and ended March 11th, 1965 (Nevada) Nevada Statutes Passed at First Legislative Session [1865] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
220 Statutes of the State of Nevada Passed at the Fourth Session of the Legislature, 1869, Begun on Monday, the Fourth Day of January, and Ended on Thursday, the Fourth Day of March (Nevada) Nevada statutes passed during fourth year of statehood 1869 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
221 San Juan County, New Mexico. Its resources, agricultural, horticultural, and mineral, climate, schools, etc., etc. (New Mexico) Rare promo for San Juan County New Mexico 1893 1893 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
222 Santa Fe, the End of the Trail: Official program Santa Fe Fiesta, September 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th, 1921. This annual fiesta at the ancient capital of New Mexico was first celebrated A.D. 1712 (New Mexico) Fiesta in Santa Fe, 1921 1921 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
225 "C.J. Joiner Announces his Paramount Well in Morris-Titus County, Texas Area... Gusher Runs Wild!!..." (Oil) Fortune in oil to be made c.1935 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
228 Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for A Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of War, in 1853-54... (Pacific Railroad Reports) Full set of Pacific Railroad Reports 1855-1860 1855-1860 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
230 Carte-de-visite Portrait Book from Civil War Period (Photographs - Cartes-de-Visite) Carte-de-visite Portrait Book from Civil War Period $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
238 Honkie's Ghost (San Francisco Counterculture Poetry) Scarce work of San Francisco Counterculture poetry 1972 1972 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
241 Hull-House Maps and Papers: A Presentation of Nationalities and Wages in a Congested District of Chicago (Settlement Movement) Hull-House Maps and Papers, 1895 1895 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
243 Ledger for the John Patten (Ship's Ledger) Handwritten ship's ledger, 1862-77 1862-1877 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
245 Directory of hotels, boarding houses and resorts on or reached by the lines of the Southern Pacific in California, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico (Southern Pacific Company) Western hotels reached by Southern Pacific lines, 1903 1903 $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
254 Planning for Telephones in Buildings: For the use of Architects, Engineers, Builders, Owners (Telephones) Guide to Retrofitting buildings for Telephones, 1928 1928 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
259 Acts Passed at the Third Congress of the United States of America: begun and Held at the City of Philadelphia, in the State of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the Second of December, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-Three, and the Independence of the United States the Eighteenth. (United States Congress) Acts Passed at the Third Congress of the United States of America, 1795 1795 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
267 Program Eleventh Biennial Convention of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, San Francisco, June 23 to July 5, 1912 (Women's Clubs) Convention of Women's Clubs in San Francisco 1912 1912 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
268 Year Book City and County Federation of Women's Clubs. Miss Jennie Partridge, President (Women's Clubs) Women's Clubs of San Francisco, 1920-23 1920-1923 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
269 History of the 307th Engineers, August 11, 1917 - March 1, 1919 (World War I) WWI chronicle of the 307th Engineers 1919 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
270 WACS & Wings (World War II) WACS with Far East Air Force in WWII 1946 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
271 Twenty-two early 20th century photographs of Montana and Yellowstone (Yellowstone) Collection of Montana photographs, early 20th century No date $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
273 Photo Album of Yosemite Trip (Yosemite) Yosemite Travel Album w/ portrait of Galen Clark No date $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
278 Eight titles from the Argonaut Press (Argonaut Press) 8 Titles on Voyages and Exploration from Argonaut Press Various dates $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
284 Collection of early 20th century photographs of China, including Hong Kong, Tianjin, Beijing, and military scenes (China) Early 20th century photographs of China c.1905 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
285 Collection of photographs of scenes and people around Peking (China) Chinese street scenes c. 1900 c.1900 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
287 Photograph album depicting Puyi and last days of the Qing Empire (China) Photograph album depicting last Emperor of China c.1922 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
289 Photograph album documenting the life of photographer David Carlos Thompson (China, etc.) Photo album of Donald Thompson, war photographer 1915-1937 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
291 Document/letter addressed to the Secretary of State of Cuba, signed and with the seal of numerous Chinese Societies in Cuba, requesting that homage be paid to General Tsai Ting Kau, who was to visit Cuba (Cuba - China) General honored by Cuban Chinese societies 1934 1934 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
292 Four Chinese Nationality Certificates issued to Chinese slaves or indentured servantes in Cuba (Cuba - Slavery) Chinese nationality certificates for Cuban residency 1880 1880 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150