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242 The "Soapy" Smith Tragedy Shea & Patten "Soapy" Smith Tragedy orig wrappers 1907 1907 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
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
370 10 issues of elite California magazines of the Depression era (California Arts & Culture Magazines, 1930s) 10 California arts & culture magazines, 1930s 1928-1937 $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
Current absentee: $10
(1 bid)
233 Some Account of the Pious Fund of California and the Litigation to Recover It Doyle, John T. (Pious Fund) 12 pamphlets on Pious fund of CA by Doyle 1880 1880 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
134 The Pennsylvania Chronicle, and the Universal Advertiser. Extraordinary. Containing the freshest Advices, both Foreign and Domestic; Wednesday, [Evening] November 11, 1767 [Goddard, William] (Colonial America) 1767 Newspaper broadsheet 1767 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
276 British Jamaican merchant's purchase of half a mini-nation in present day Cameroon, West Africa - Autograph Manuscript Signed Edgerley, Samuel (Africa - Cameroon, 1850s) 1850s British merchant's purchase of a West African "kingdom" ca. 1850 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
113 Dust and Foam; or, Three Oceans and Two Continents; Being Ten Years' Wanderings in Mexico, South America, Sandwich Islands, The East and West Indies, China, Philippines, Australia and Polynesia Warren, T. Robinson (California Gold Rush, Hawaii, Pacific) 1859 account of Gold Rush California and Pacific travel 1859 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
61 Virginia woman plantation owner hopes to sell an “insolent” slave during the Civil War - Letter Griffin, M[argaret] E. (African-American, 1863) 1863 "Insolent" slave of a Virginia woman plantation owner Nov. 29, 1863. $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
62 Autograph document of Union Army officer who mobilized "Negro labor" and established freedmen schools in Civil War Louisiana Hanks, Lt. George H. (African-American, 1863) 1863 Union officer who fought for Black civil rights in New Orleans April 31, 1863. $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
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
128 “In Defense of Christian Science”: Argument… before the Judiciary Committee of the Massachusetts Legislature, against a Bill...To Regulate the Practice of Medicine... Stearns, George M. (Christian Science, 1889) 1889 Massachusetts legislator defends Christian Science February 5, 1889 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
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
237 [Log Book for the Bluefish] Tilden, Capt. Walter Clarke (Sailing) 1930s yachting logbook and ephemera c.1936 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
18 Three Years in California Colton, Walter 1st Ed Walter Colton's Three Years in California 1850 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
229 The Personal Narrative of James O. Pattie of Kentucky, During an expedition from St. Louis, through the vast regions between that place and the Pacific Ocean, and thence back through the City of Mexico to Vera Cruz, during journeyings of six years,... Pattie, James O. 1st narrative of overland journey to California 1833 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000
338 Paramount California "The City of Progress" (California - Paramount) 1st separate map of Paramount, California, 1962 1962 $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
388 Lot of 5 titles pertaining to the Pious Fund of the Californias (Pious Fund) 5 vol. on the Pious Fund of the Californias, 1902-1969 Various dates $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
Current absentee: $10
(1 bid)
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
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
404 Nine Issues of Sartain's Union Magazine (Thoreau, Henry David) 9 Issues of Sartain's, 2 with works by Thoreau 1851-1852 $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
157 California: A History of Upper & Lower California from their First Discovery to the Present Time, comprising an Account of the Climate, Soil, Natural Productions, Agriculture, Commerce, &c. A Full View of the Missionary Establishments and Condition of the Free and Domesticated Indians. With an Appendix relating to Steam Navigation in the Pacific Forbes, Alexander A History of Upper & Lower California by Forbes 1919 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
227 A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States, With Remarks on Their Economy Olmsted, Frederick Law A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States, 1856 1856 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
58 A New Negro for a New Century: An Accurate and Up-to-Date Record of the Upward Struggles of the Negro Race... Washington, Booker T. (African-American) A New Negro for a New Century, 1900 [1900] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
403 A Western Journey with Mr. Emerson Thayer, James Bradley A Western Journey with Mr. Emerson 1884 $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
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
181 Across the Plains and Over the Divide. A Mule Train Journey from East to West in 1862, and Incidents connected therewith Hewitt, Randall H. Across the Plains and Over the Divide [1906] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
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
296 Adventures of Don Juan de Ulloa, in a Voyage to Calecut, Soon After the Discovery of India De Gama, Vasco Adventures of Don Juan de Ulloa, 1833 1833 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
143 Alaska and Its Resources Dall, William H. Alaska and its Resources by Dall 1st Edition 1870 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
164 Historia de la curacion de Antigua, de San Pablito Pahuatlan, Puebla García Tellez, Alfonso Amate cut-out paper book, 1978 1978 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
194 American and the British Colonies. An Abstract of All the Most Useful Information Relative to the United States of America, and the British Colonies... Kingdom, William American and the British Colonies, 1820 2nd Ed. 1820 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
266 Among the Shoshones Wilson, Elijah N. Among the Shoshones, 1st Ed. [1910] $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
277 Proposition d'une mesure de la terre, dont il résulte une diminution considérable dans sa circonference sur les paralleles Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville on the shape of the earth, 1735 1735 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
410 Approximately 10 volumes of California with some Zamorano 80 titles (California) Approximately 10 volumes of California with some Zamorano 80 titles $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
Current absentee: $10
(1 bid)
176 1969 Hawaii vacation trip archive (Hawaii) Archive documenting the Hawaiian vacation experience in 1969 [1969] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
68 A Connected View of the Whole Internal Navigation of The United States, Natural and Artificial; Present and Prospective [Armroyd, George] Armroyd's Connected View of U.S. 1826 w/ 10 maps 1826 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
372 The Arthur H. Clark Company: A Bibliography and History, 1902-1992 Clark, Robert A. and Patrick J. Brunet Arthur H. Clark Biblio & History, 1993 1993 $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
Current absentee: $10
(1 bid)
367 Eight post-Civil War issues of Atlantic Monthly magazine (Atlantic Monthly) Atlantic Monthly magazine, 8 post-Civil War issues, 1869 1869 $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
299 Atlas of eight jigsaw maps circa 1840 with box Fremin, A.R., Ambroise Tardieu (Games and puzzles) Atlas of 8 jigsaw maps circa 1840 with box [c.1840] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
171 Atlas to Accompany the Monograph on the Geology of the Eureka District, Nevada Hague, Arnold Atlas of Geology of the Eureka District, Nevada 1883 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
357 Scenic Auto Trips Radiating from the Pikes Peak Region: Colorado Springs and Manitou, Colorado (panel title) (Colorado) Auto trips around Pikes Peak c.1920's $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
133 Grass-Grown Trails Clark, Badger Badger Clark Grass-Grown Trails Cowboy Poetry [1917] $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
70 Bookcase replicating the originals issued for housing Bancroft's Works (Bancroft, Hubert Howe)) Bancroft bookcase 1986 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
253 Eldorado, Or, Adventures in the Path of Empire: Comprising a Voyage to California, Via Panama; Life in San Francisco and Monterey; Pictures of the Gold Region, and Experiences of Mexican Travel Taylor, Bayard Bayard's El Dorado, 2nd Edition 1850 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
21 Beauties of California: Including Big Trees, Yosemite Valley, Geysers, lake Tahoe, Donner Lake, S.F. '49 & '83., Etc. Griswold, Norman W. Beauties of California with color plates 1883 $600 - $900
Starting bid:
$300
22 Beauties of California: Views and Descriptions of Yosemite Valley, Big Trees, Geysers, Lake Tahoe, Donner Lake, San Francisco, '49 & '83, Los Angeles, and towns, orange groves and vineyards of Southern California Griswold, Norman W. Beauties of California, 1884 1884 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
73 The Foresters, An American Tale: Being a Sequel to the History of John Bull the Clothier Belknap, Jeremy Belknap's The Foresters, Sequel to John Bull the Clothier 1792 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
74 The Young Carpenter's Assistant: or, a System of Architecture Adapted to the Style of Building in The United States Biddle, Owen Biddle's Young Carpenter's Assistant 1st Edition 1805 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
385 Bird's-eye view photograph of the Panama Pacific International Exposition (Panama-Pacific International Exposition) Birds-eye view photo of the PPIE; SF, 1915 1915 $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
Current absentee: $10
(1 bid)
106 Boulevard Lighting Standards... Design 12 O'Shaughnessy, M.M., City Engineer (California - San Francisco) Blueprints for San Francisco Streetlight c.1930 c.1930 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
107 Boulevard Lighting Standards... Design 16 O'Shaughnessy, M.M., City Engineer (California - San Francisco) Blueprints for San Francisco Streetlight c.1930 c.1930 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
Current absentee: $150
(1 bid)
76 Sih-Chidä & Mahchsi-Karehde - Mandan Indians Bodmer, Carl Bodmer aquatint of two Mandan Indians c.1840-43 $1,200 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$600
179 A Retrospect of the Boston Tea-Party, with a memoir of George R.T. Hewes, a survivor of the little band of patriots who drowned the tea in Boston harbour in 1773 [Hawkes, James] Boston Tea-Party, with memoir of George R.T. Hewes 1834 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
79 Tuscazoar and Tales of the Tuscarawas Delp, I.W. (Boy Scouts of America) Boy Scout publication from Canton, OH, 1932 [1932] $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
395 A Catalogue of the Bradshaw Collection of Irish Books in the University Library, Cambridge Sayle, Charles Edward Bradshaw Collection of Irish Books at Cambridge 1916 $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
175 The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Sketches Harte, Francis Bret Bret Harte Luck of Roaring Camp 1st Edition 1870 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
174 The Heathen Chinee Harte, F. Bret Bret Harte's Heathen Chinee first separate edition 1870 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
274 Sketch of Bridal Falls Reynolds, Lydia R. (Yosemite) Bridal Veil Falls sketch, Yosemite Valley, 1879 1879 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
131 Broadside printing of General Lee's Farewell Address Lee, Robert E. (Civil War) Broadside printing of Gen. Robert E. Lee's Farewell Address Undated, ca. 1865 $400 - $600
Starting bid:
$200
87 Fontana Orange Groves (wrapper title) (California - Fontana) Brochure promoting Fontana, Cal., 1915 1915 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
31 Broderick and Gwin. The Most Extraordinary Contest for a Seat in the Senate...a Brief History of Early Politics in California... O'Meara, James Broderick and Gwin early politics CA 1881 1884 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
4 The Discovery of the Yosemite and the Indian War of 1851, Which Led to that Event Bunnell, Lafayette Houghton Bunnell's Yosemite, inscribed 1st edition [1880] $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
Current absentee: $275
(2 bids)
400 Burnt section, 80 Feet from Stump, Mariposa Grove Taber, Isaiah West Burnt section of Stump Taber Yosemite photo [late 1800's?] $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
Current absentee: $10
(1 bid)
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
399 Roses of the World Suzuki, S. By Japan's preeminent rose breeder 1956 $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
342 Valley of Enchantment Mutual Water Co. (California - San Bernardino County) Cadastral map of Crestline, San Bernardino Co., Cal. c.1930 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
337 Map of the City of Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California Byxbee, J.F., & T.A. Perrott (California - Palo Alto) Cadastral map of Palo Alto Cal. with precincts drawn in 1936 1936 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
200 California of the South: Its Physical Geography, Climate, Resources, Routes of Travel, and Health-Resorts - 2 copies, First and Third Editions Lindley, Walter and J.P. Widney California of the South, 2 editions 1888 and 1896 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
13 The California Star Brannan, Samuel, publisher (California) California Star, SF's 1st newspaper, Vol. I, No. 34, 1847 August 28, 1847 $1,500 - $2,500
Starting bid:
$750
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
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
45 The Maps of the California Gold Region, 1848-1857: A Biblio-Cartography of an Important Decade Wheat, Carl I[rving] Carl Wheat - Maps of the California Gold Region 1942 $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
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
125 Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians...Written during Eight Years' Travel amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, in 1832, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, and 39 Catlin, George Catlin's North American Indians 2nd ed. 1841 1841 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
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
407 Cent Chefs-D'Oeuvre: The Choice of the French Private Galleries Wolff, Albert Cent Chefs-D'Oeuvre, Albert Wolff, 1883 [1883] $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
408 Cent Chefs-D'Oeuvre: The Choice of the French Private Galleries Wolff, Albert Cent Chefs-D'Oeuvre, Albert Wolff, 1883 [1883] $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
42 Handwritten note certifying Thomas C. Lancey to be a member of the Committee of Vigilance Gates, George (Vigilance Committee) Certification of Vigilance Committee member 1856 Aug. 25, 1856 $1,000 - $1,500
Starting bid:
$500
371 China, Too, is Fighting to Defend a Way of Life: An Address by His Excellency, Dr. Hu Shih, Ambassador of the Republic of China to the United States of America, Delivered at Washington, D.C., March 23, 1942 Hu Shih (China) China, Too, is Fighting to Defend a Way of Life 1942 $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
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
285 Collection of photographs of scenes and people around Peking (China) Chinese street scenes c. 1900 c.1900 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
389 Churchill & Roosevelt: The Complete Correspondence Kimball, Warren F. (editor) (Presidents, 1933) Churchill & Roosevelt: The Complete Correspondence [1984] $10 - $100
Starting bid:
$10
122 The New Cab Calloway's Cat-ologue - Cab Calloway's famous 1939 jazz 'Jive Dictionary' Calloway, Cab Classic 1939 Black Jazz ‘Dictionary’ 1939 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
345 Key Positions Vicinity of San Francisco Bay Prepared by San Francisco District U.S. Coast Guard. Do not use for Navigational Purposes. RESTRICTED (California - San Francisco Bay Area) Coast Guard map of San Francisco Bay 1941 1941 $800 - $1,200
Starting bid:
$400
145 Pacific Coast. Coast Pilot of California, Oregon, and Washington Territory Davidson, George Coast Pilot of California, Oregon, and Washington 1869 $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
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
332 Huntington Beach CA Sotto, Marilyn Beth (California - Huntington Beach) Color pictorial map of Huntington Beach Cal. 1985 $700 - $1,000
Starting bid:
$350
51 The Colored Cadet at West Point: Autobiography of Lieut. Henry Ossian Flipper, U.S.A. First Graduate of Color from the U.S. Military Academy Flipper, Henry Ossian (African-American) Colored Cadet at West Point, 1878 1st Ed. 1878 $300 - $500
Starting bid:
$150
138 Lot of two American Communist Party presidential pamphlets (Communism in America) Communist presidential pamphlets, 1932 1932 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
297 Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une société de gens de lettres Diderot, Denis & Jean Le Rond d'Alembert, editors Complete Diderot Encyclopedie 1751-1780 $20,000 - $30,000
Starting bid:
$10,000
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
307 The Construction of Maps and Globes. In two parts Mead, Braddock Construction of maps & globes, 1717 1717 $500 - $800
Starting bid:
$250
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
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
141 California Digest; Being a Digest of Decisions of the Supreme Court of the State of California Crocker, E.B. Crocker's Decisions of the Supreme Court of CA 1856 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
295 Voyage Autour du Monde D'Urville, Jules S.C. Dumont D'Urville, Voyage Autour du Monde, 1853 1853 $200 - $300
Starting bid:
$100
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
19 Recollections of California Mining Life. Primitive Placers and First Important Discovery of Gold. The Pioneers of the Pioneers - Their Fortune and Their Fate DeGroot, Henry DeGroot's Recollections of California Mining Life, 1884 1884 $2,000 - $3,000
Starting bid:
$1,000