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19 Two photographs of Augusta C. Bainbridge, California State “Leader” of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union Knight, George. H (Bainbridge, Mrs. Augusta C.) Two photographs of Augusta C. Bainbridge 1906 c.1906 $400 - $600
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21 Bancroft's guide for travelers by railway, stage, and steam navigation in the Pacific States. Comprising routes and modes of travel, distances, fares; concise descriptions of the principal towns, scenery, etc., tourist's guide to Yosemite, Tahoe, the Geysers... Bancroft, A.L. & Company Bancroft's Guide to Pacific States 1872 1872 $500 - $800
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29 California and New Mexico: Message of the President of the United States, Transmitting information... on the Subject of California and New Mexico (caption title) [Taylor, Zachary] (California & New Mexico) Report on California with maps 1850 1850 $600 - $900
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30 Reports on the Spring Valley Hydraulic Gold Company comprising the Cherokee Flat Blue Gravel and Spring Valley Mining and Irrigating Company's property... Situated at Cherokee Flat, Butte County, California Stretch, Richard Henry & Charles Waldeyer (California - Butte County) Hydraulic mining in California gold region 1879 $1,000 - $1,500
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31 Hand Book of Calistoga Springs, or, Little Geysers, in Mineral Waters, Climate, Amusement, Baths, Drives, Scenery, the Celebrated Great Geysers and Petrified Forest, and the Clear Lake Country, with map and illustrations (California - Calistoga Springs Rare handbook to Calistoga Springs, Calif., 1871 1871 $3,000 - $5,000
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33 Souvenir Contra Costa County, California. As Reviewed under the Vitascope: A Pen Picture of Its Wonderfully Productive Valleys Metcalf, William L., compiler (California - Contra Costa County) Pictorial promotional for Contra Costa County [1902] $300 - $500
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34 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
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35 The History of Mendocino County, California, Comprising Geography, Geology, Topography, Climatology, Springs and Timber...Also Extended Sketches of its Mills and Milling, Mines and Mining Interests...Also a Historical Sketch of the State of California... (California - Mendocino County) Illustrated history of Mendocino County, 1880 1880 $500 - $800
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36 Lot of 26 blank applications for patents on mining claims and assorted legal forms (California - Mining) Lot of blank application forms for mining claims, 1870's [1870's] $300 - $500
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37 Historic Monterey and Surroundings Illustrated (wrapper title) (California - Monterey) Souvenir of Monterey Cal. with many photographs 1899 1899 $300 - $500
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39 Summary of Operations, California Oil Fields... Annual Report of the State Oil and Gas Supervisor issued by California State Mining Bureau (California - Oil) California oil industry, 1919-1920 1919-1920 $200 - $300
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40 In the Supreme Court of the State of California. The People of California, Appellants, vs. Plumas Eureka Mining Company, Respondent (California - Plumas Eureka Mining Company) Mining Company fails to pay taxes, the law abides 1876 $600 - $900
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41 Two letter copybooks for the California Central Railway Co., Yosemite Division, and Lyman Bridges (California - Railroads) Copybooks for California Central Railroad c.1880's $500 - $800
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42 Redondo Beach: Saturday Sunday June 24-25 1916 - Annual Opening (California - Redondo Beach) Redondo Beach opens for the summer, 1916 1916 $300 - $500
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43 Two manuscript documents pertaining to a bet between Samuel Brannan and H.C. Downing on the outcome of the 1868 Presidential election, one of them signed by Brannan (California - Samuel Brannan) Sam Brannan bets on U.S. Grant, signed document Oct. 12 & Dec. 4, 1868 $1,000 - $1,500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,440
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44 San Diego Pocket Guide: A compendium of general information of the city of San Diego, with latest map, carefully compiled from latest sources (California - San Diego) Rare guide to San Diego with map 1911 1911 $600 - $900
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $360
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45 Photograph of the wreckage, 1906 (California - San Francisco Earthquake) San Francisco Earthquake photograph, 1906 1906 $300 - $500
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47 Bowman & Starks Show Company. A Marvelous and Bewildering Entertainment of Magic, Mirth, and Mystery… Performed by Bowman over 3,000 times… We Guarantee a High-Class Entertainment, So Come and Have a Good Time... (California - San Francisco) Rare S.F. ad for early 20th century Magic show ca. 1890-1900 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $168
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48 Broadside notice that nighttime streetcar service in San Francisco will be interrupted due to work in progress (California - San Francisco) Ongoing streetcar construction in San Francisco Jan. 5, 1910 $200 - $300
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50 Official Catalogue of the First Annual Dog Show given by the Golden Gate Kennel Cub of San Francisco at the Auditorium, Page and Fillmore Sts.... May 4, 5, 6 and 7, 1910 (California - San Francisco) Premier dog show in San Francisco 1910 1910 $500 - $800
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51 San Francisco (California - San Francisco) San Francisco 1912 20 photographs 1912 $300 - $500
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52 The Annals of San Francisco; Containing a Summary of the History of the First Discovery, Settlement, Progress, and Present Condition of California... Soulé, Frank, John H. Gihon & James Nisbet (California - San Francisco) Annals of San Francisco, 1855 1855 $300 - $500
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53 Souvenir Programme, Semi-Centennial Admission Day Celebration Ball, Sept, 11, 1900, Mechanics' Pavilion, San Francisco, California (California - San Francisco) Native Sons' sesquicentennial celebration of CA [1900] $200 - $300
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54 Two items pertaining to the construction of the New Hall for the Society of California Pioneers Fourth Street, San Francisco (California - San Francisco Society of California Pioneers gets a new home, 1884 1884 $500 - $800
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55 Santa Clara County, California. A Valley Which has Won the Title of the “Garden of the World.” Its Resources and Its Progress. (California - San Jose) Santa Clara County, Garden of the World, 1890 1890 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $900
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56 Santa Barbara Cal. from the foot hills Looking South. Islands 60 miles in the distance Mote, Marcus (California - Santa Barbara Early oil painting of Santa Barbara, California 1877 $5,000 - $8,000
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57 State Resources: An Illustrated Monthly Publication (California - Tuolumne County) Resources of Tuolumne County, 1890 April-May, 1890 $300 - $500
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58 Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Big Trees via Berenda, Raymond and Wawona. The Shortest and Best Equipped Route. Easy Stages (California - Yosemite) Rare Yosemite Stage & Turnpike Co. brochure c.1900 $600 - $900
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,560
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59 Yosemite via the Santa Fe and Yosemite Transportation Co. Season of 1904 (California - Yosemite) Yosemite and how to get there, 1904 1904 $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $300
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60 Collection of letters and ephemera related to Yuen Yeck Bow, cook for the W.T Ellis Family of Marysville, California Yuen Yeck Bow (California - Yuba County) Letters and ephemera related to Yuen Yeck Bow c.1914 $400 - $600
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $1,200
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61 California Arts & Architecture, 7 issues (California Arts, 1930s) 1930s California magazine of art and architecture 1934-1938 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $390
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62 El Archivero, 1924 (Volume XXVII) (California – Ojai) Early map of Ojai area in private school annual 1934 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $270
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64 Letter from a St. Louis businessman to his partner F. W. Page in Sacramento, regarding a shortfall in a gold shipment Isaac (?), H.D. (California Gold Rush) California gold shipment a bit short, 1852 letter August 28, 1852 $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $300
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66 California McCarthy, John Russell, editor (California Series) California series signed by California pioneers [1928-1929] $800 - $1,200
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $480
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67 Stock certificate in the California Oaks Association, "For the Improvement of Thoroughbred Horses in this State" Baldwin, Elias Jackson, "Lucky" (California) Lucky Baldwin improves life for thoroughbred horses Sept. 9th, 1876 $1,000 - $1,500
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68 Californie: Illustration pour l'Exposition de Paris, 1900 (California) California at 1900 Paris Exposition 1900 $600 - $900
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69 A Traitor Government by Judas Representatives. Representative legislation a fraud and delusion. Direct legislation, the right and only solution Fones, John H. (California) Rabble-rousing Oakland politician attacks the system c.1895 $400 - $600
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70 Cold Facts About California Hope, Owen O. (California) Cold Facts About California rare 1895 [1895] $200 - $300
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72 California, Land of Gold, or Stay Home and Work Hard: A Short Description of California and the Dangers which Threaten the Immigrant, along with the Story of the Sad Fate of a German Immigrant Muller, J. (California) Sad story of a German immigrating to California 1971 $200 - $300
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73 California through Death Valley: A story of shadows, clouds, gloom and sunshine Smith, Sam W. (California) Rare Mormon/Death Valley drama,1880 1880 $1,500 - $2,500
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74 The Descendants Of Lewis Hart And Anne Elliott; With Additional Genealogical And Historical Data; Concerning The Families Of Hart-warner, Hart-curtiss, Mart-mccolley, Curtiss-thompson, Curtiss-torrance, Curtiss-vosburgh. Torrance, Jared S. (California) Descendants Of Lewis Hart And Anne Elliott 1923 $200 - $300
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75 Manuscript volume of Charles P. Warren of Sacramento Warren, Charles P. (California) California manuscript diary 1880s [c.1878-91] $300 - $500
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76 History of California, from Its Discovery to the Present Time; Comprising also a Full Description of its Climate, Surface, Soil...with a Journal of the Voyage from New York, via Nicaragua, to San Francisco, and Back, via Panama. Capron, Elisha S. Capron's History of California 1854 w/ map 1854 $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $192
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77 Carte de visite portrait photograph 1859 (Carte de visite photograph) Carte de visite portrait photograph 1859 1859 $300 - $500
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80 Our Pacific Possessions. Railway to the Pacific: Our Future Relations with the Pacific Islands and Mexico: a letter...to Hon. B.F. Wade, U.S. Senator... [A Cincinnatian] Our Pacific Possessions, 1861 1861 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $360
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82 Clipper Sailing Ship At Oakland Wharf Heller, L. (Clipper Ships) Clipper Sailing Ship At Oakland Wharf 1873 1873 $300 - $500
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83 Jottings from Overland Trip to Arizona and California 1908 Cole, M. Elizabeth Overland Trip to Arizona and California 1908 1908 $200 - $300
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105 Two Years Before the Mast bound together with A Tour through Sicily and Malta and The Life and Travels of Mungo Park Dana, Richard Henry, et al. 2 Years Before the Mast w/ 2 other Travelogues 1838-1841 $300 - $500
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111 The Economic Cottage Builder: or, Cottages for Men of Small Means, Adapted to Every Locality, with Instructions for Choosing the Most Economical Materials Afforded by the Neighborhood... Dwyer, Charles P. Dwyer's illustrated Economic Cottage Builder 1856 $300 - $500
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112 State of the Union. Speech of Hon. Henry Edgerton, of Napa, on the Resolutions Upon the State of the Union, Delivered in the Senate of the State of California, Thursday, February 14th, 1861 in Reply to Hon. H.I. Thornton (Reported by W.M. Cutter) Edgerton, Henry Hon. Henry Edgerton on Californa's response to Secession 1861 $200 - $300
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $204
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116 Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842, and to Oregon and North California in the Years 1843-'44 Frémont, John Charles Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains...Fremont, 1845 1845 $800 - $1,200
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $960
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118 On the Trail of a Spanish Pioneer the Diary and Itinerary of Francisco Garcés (Missionary Priest) in His Travels Through Sonora, Arizona, and California 1775 - 1776 [Garcés, Francisco] The Diary and Itinerary of Francisco Garcés 1900 $300 - $500
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119 In Pursuit of the Golden Dream: Reminiscences of San Francisco and the Northern and Southern Mines, 1849-1857 Gardiner, Howard C. In Pursuit of the Golden Dream 1/100 signed copies 1970 $200 - $300
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122 Travel Letters Gile, W. H. W.H. Gile Travel Letters 1912 [1923] $200 - $300
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128 History of the State of California and Biographical Record of Oakland and Environs Guinn, J.M. Oakland and Environs 1907 [1907] $200 - $300
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138 Californiens Gegenwart und Zukunft. Nebst Beiträgen von A. Erman: Ueber die Klimatologie von Californaiien und ueber die geographische Verbreitug des Goldes Hoppe, Janus & Adolph Erman German account of Gold Rush California w/maps 1849 1849 $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $390
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144 The H. M. M. B. A. In California James, George Wharton Hotel Men's Mutual Benefit Association 1896 1896 $200 - $300
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148 Cowboys North and South James, Will Will James first book, scarce in dj 1924 $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $300
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175 A Long Life in Review Mathews, Leonard Leonard Mathews A Long Life in Review [1928] $300 - $500
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $192
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214 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 1853-4. Volume V (Pacific Railroad Reports) Report of Explorations in California for Railroad Routes 1856 $200 - $300
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220 Panoramic photograph of a chicken farm in Penngrove, California, likely owned and operated by Japanese-Americans Hanasono Studio (Photographs) Japanese chicken farm in Penngrove, Cal - panorama photo c.1920s $700 - $1,000
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226 Mt. Hood, from Sunset Hill, Oregon Watkins, Carleton E. (Photographs) C.E. Watkins mammoth plate of Mt. Hood, Oregon c.1865-66, printed later $3,000 - $5,000
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228 Six Months In California Player-Frowd J.G. Six Months In California 1872 1872 $200 - $300
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238 In Memoriam Purple, Edwin R. Edwin R. Purple, In Memoriam 1881 $200 - $300
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244 Practical Hints About Barn Building Together with Suggestions as to the Construction of Swine and Sheep Pens, Silos and Other Farm Outbuildings. Embodying the Experience of a Large Number of Leading American Stockmen and Farmers. Sanders, J.H., compiler Practical Hints About Barn Building, 1892 1892 $200 - $300
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249 Extensive run of Sierra Club Bulletins, including complete run from 1893 to 1958 in bound volumes; nearly complete run from 1959 to 2021 in original wrappers, missing only 43 issues from that period (Sierra Club Bulletin) Nearly 130 years of Sierra Club Bulletins 1893-2021 $5,000 - $8,000
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267 A History of Stockton from Its Organization up to the Present Time, Including a Sketch of San Joaquin County, Comprising a History of the Government, Politics, State of Society, Religion, Fire Department, Commerce, Secret Societies, Art, Science, Manufacturers, Agricuture [sic] and Miscellaneous Events within the Past 30 Years Tinkham, George H. Tinkham's History of Stockton California 1880 1880 $300 - $500
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268 Victorian album containing numerous chromolithographed cards, many of them trade cards (Trade Cards) Victorian album with numerous trade cards 19th/early 20th centuries $700 - $1,000
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272 Villas and Cottages. A Series of Designs Prepared for Execution in the United States Vaux, Calvert Vaux's designs for American Villas and Cottages 1872 $200 - $300
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277 Life of David S. Terry, Presenting an Authentic, Impartial, and Vivid History of His Eventful Life and Tragic Death Wagstaff, A.E., editor A.E. Wagstaff Life of David S. Terry 1892 1892 $200 - $300
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281 Autobiography of Isaac Jones Wistar Wistar, Isaac J Autobiography of Isaac Jones Wistar 1914 $300 - $500
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298 Decorated Wooden Ceilings in Spain: A Collection of Photographs and Measured Drawings with Descriptive Text Byne, Arthur and Mildred Stapley Decorated Wooden Ceilings in Spain [1920] $500 - $800
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300 Antiquities of York: Drawn and Etched by H. Cave Cave, H. 40 etchings by Henry Cave 1813 $300 - $500
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325 Switzerland Its Mountains and Valleys Raden, Woldemar Woldemar's illustrated Switzerland, 1878 1878 $200 - $300
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326 London and Its Environs in the Nineteenth Century Illustrated by a Series of Views Shepherd, Thomas H. Thomas H. Shepherd's London, 1829 1829 $300 - $500
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327 The Walls and Gates of Peking: Researches and Impressions by Osvald Sirén. Illustrated with 109 Photogravures after Photographs by the Author and Fifty Architectural Drawings Made by Chinese Artists Sirén, Osvald Siren, Walls & Gates of Peking with photogravures [1924] $3,000 - $5,000
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334 The Art Treasures of England: The Master-Pieces of the Best English, Irish, and Scottish Painters and Sculptors Whittaker, J. Vernon Illustrated Art Treasures of England, 1878 1878 $300 - $500
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345 Bird’s-eye view of Contra Costa County California M.R. (California - Contra Costa County) Bird’s-eye view of Contra Costa County California [n.d.] $200 - $300
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346 Two maps of Humboldt County (California - Humboldt County) Two rare maps of Humboldt County, California [c.1920 & 1950's] $500 - $800
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347 Berkeley Park Meikle, Brock & Skidmore, Selling Agents (California - Kensington) Rare Berkeley Park, Cal., real estate map, c.1900 c.1905-10 $800 - $1,200
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348 Combined map, Berkeley Highlands. Meikle, Brock & Skidmore Exclusive Agents. 2121 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, Cal. Huggins, Charles L. (California - Kensington) Berkeley Highlands with estate of Japanese-American entrepreneur George Shima, 1913 1913 $800 - $1,200
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350 U.S. Navy Yard. At Mare Island, California. Captn. D.G. Farragut, Commanding... Dunlap, J.B., Drawn & lith. by (California - Mare Island) Rare early lithograph view of Mare Island by Britton & Rey [c.1856] $1,500 - $2,500
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351 Map of the City of Modesto, Stanislaus County, California (California - Modesto) Early map of Modesto c.1930s $500 - $800
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352 Mono County Greets You - Fisherman's Paradise, reached via Bishop, Lee Vining, or Bridgeport Hayden Map Co. (California - Mono County) Pictorial map of Mono County 1953 $400 - $600
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353 Mother Lode Map Incorporating Mother Lodes of California and Nevada, Scenes of the "Romantic Days of Gold" Cormak, Robert (California - Mother Lode) Color pictorial map of mother lode of California and Nevada 1931 $300 - $500
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355 Map of Sacramento California: Street Car and Motor Coach Lines Pacific Gas & Electric Co. February 1939 (California - Sacramento) PG&E runs the Sacto bus & streetcar lines 1939 $400 - $600
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356 Map of Ocean Beach: Being a subdivision of Pueblo lots 195, 202 & 203 in the City of San Diego, California. Surveyed by O.N. Sanford, City Engineer (California - San Diego) San Diego real estate auction map, 1887 1887 $500 - $800
Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium): $2,040
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357 Souvenir Map of San Francisco Chinatown Chan, Bob (California - San Francisco) Scarce pictorial map of Chinatown, San Francisco, 1967 1967 $300 - $500
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358 Map of the City of San Francisco, full and complete to the present date. Compiled by Wm. M. Eddy, City Surveyor. January 15th, 1851 Eddy, William Marston (California - San Francisco) Rare "red line" map of San Francisco, 1851 1851 $2,000 - $3,000
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360 Santa Rosa. Sonoma County. California. 1885 (California - Santa Rosa) Rare bird's-eye view of Santa Rosa, Cal. 1885 1885 $2,000 - $3,000
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363 Hammond's Complete Map of California (California) Color map of California based on 1910 census 1911 $600 - $900
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