San Pedro Bay Historical Society Shoreline. Volumes 4#5; 5#3; 6#1; 7#1-2; 8#1-2; 9#1-2; 10#1-2; 11#1-2; 13#1-2 (1977-1986)

Flora Twyman Baker, et al., eds. / San Pedro: San Pedro Bay Historical Society 1977
paperbacks, very good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: western americana genealogy california business geography

Item #: 928378

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California Public Outdoor Recreation Plan. (Parts 1 and II)

California. Public Outdoor Recreation Plan Committee. (Rice, Mary H., principal editor) / Sacramento 1960
first printed edition (the first part had limited distribution in multilith few months earlier); complete in 2 parts, folio (32.5 cm. tall), [80] pp. + iv, [202] pp., both parts illustrated including maps devoted to diverse topics e.g. volume of Sunday automobile traffic, habitat of the chukar partridge, distribution of picnicking facilities, "snowplay" areas, etc.; ex library in one later cloth binding but the original pictorial paper sides bound in; findings and recommendations for the next twenty years when the population is expected to double. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: California, public recreation, BKP

Item #: 882000

$30.57

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Report. Committee on Government Simplification. Los Angeles, California.

Hunt, Myron, chairman. / Los Angeles: 1935
first edition; large quarto, [vi], 219 pp. including organization charts for the forty four incorporated cities and color maps; original paper wrappers frayed at extremities of cloth tape spine, general light age toning, contemporary signature of O. S. Roan, City Manager of Alhambra, near very good; deals with the County of Los Angeles and generally suggests consolidation of services with a few odd twists e.g. all local police departments should be abolished in favor of one led by the County Sheriff but he would never stand in an election before an opponent, only his record for the last four years, if the voters disapprove, civil service procedures put a new Sheriff in place for the next four years then he runs against his own record. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: County of Los Angeles, California, municipal government, TPT

Item #: 875620

$38.10

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A Complete Collection of the Zamorano 80, A Selection of Distinguished California Books Made By the Members of the Zamorano Club Formed By Daniel G. Volkmann Jr.

Dorothy Sloane-Rare Books, Illustrated / Dorothy Sloan 2003
319 pp., paperback, very good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: tpt art California books

Item #: 873296

$19.90

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Yachting Year Book, Northern California, Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association. 1965.

Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association. / San Francisco: Larry Knight, Printer, 1965
first edition; 292 pp. including advertising material, small illustrations in text; library hand stamps and markings, still sound and good+ in pictorial paper wrappers. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: yachts, yacht clubs, California, JZX

Item #: 860311

$18.91

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Yachting Year Book of Northern California 1972. Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association. (51st Edition)

Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association. / San Francisco: Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association, 1955
first edition; 400 pp. including advertising material, small illustrations in text; library hand stamps and markings, still sound and good+ in pictorial paper wrappers. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: yachts, yacht clubs, California, JZX

Item #: 860310

$15.76

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Indian War Claims of California ... the Committee on War Claims, submitted the following Report (To accompany bill H. R. 7241)

Perkins, George W., et al. / Washington: GPO. 1883
first edition, issued in the Serial Set; 25 pp., light extraction roughness at spine and now partially disbound in self wrappers; a recommendation that the Federal Government redeem the 1851 seven percent California Indian War Bonds. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: California Indian wars, JZX

Item #: 851964

$22.80

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Conversations with Elmer Bischoff. Two conversations with Elmer Bischoff, interviews conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 1990 ... Interview with Elmer Nelson Bischoff, interviews conducted by Paul J. Karlstrom in 1977 ...

Bischoff, Elmer (1916-1991) / Berkeley: Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office, 1991
first edition; large quarto, pagination irregular but approximately 150 leaves printed on one side only and most reproduced from typescript as issued; near fine in blue original() cloth; Bishoff was called "the dean of Bay Area painters" in his obituary. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: American art, California painters, BBW

Item #: 835468

$15.76

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Memorial of the Senators and Representatives elect from California, requesting, in the name of the people of that state, the admission of California into the Union; accompanied by a certified copy of the Constitution adopted by the people of California

California / Washington: GPO 1850
35 pp., self wrappers, text slightly darkened, good; 31st Congress, 1st Session, HM 44. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: western americana california

Item #: 833788

$87.15

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Seacost Fortifications, San Pedro, Cal. Message transmitting ... the advisability and necessity of seacoast fortifications for the protection of the harbor of San Pedro, Cal., and the cities in that vicinity.

United States. War Department. / Washington: GPO 1909
first edition, issued in the Serial Set; 8 pp., small folding map; light extraction roughness at spine and now in self wrappers with the map almost detached; "it may be assumed our enemy is coming from the Orient" and San Pedro would be an ideal base of operations with the wealth of Los Angeles to support the invaders. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: San Pedro, California, military history, Los Angeles Harbor

Item #: 833875

$58.70

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Annual Report of the Clerk and Auditor of the City of Richmond, California, for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1909.

Turley, H. H., clerk and auditor. / Richmond: 1909
first edition; [31] pp., illustrations in text with some full page; minor library markings a light bump at head of original paper wrappers, a good+ copy; considerable non-financial material e.g. progress on the Carnegie library, names and addresses of the five city police officers (crime was less of a problem then), the new seventeen foot tall bronze public drinking fountain, etc.. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Richmond, California, HTM

Item #: 826670

$14.91

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Reclamacion del gobierno de Los Estados Unidos de America contra Mexico respecto del Fondo Piadoso de Las Californias. Documentos Principales Relativos.

Mexico. Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores. / Mexico, D. F.: Tipografia de los sucesores Francisco Diaz de Leon, 1903
576, [1] pp.; library markings and later cloth with original front paper cover retained, general age toning to text, good+ only; material presented to the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, Mexico, foreign relations, Pious Fund of the Californias, JZX

Item #: 824530

$14.48

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Letter of the Secretary of the Interior ... in relation to the case of the United states vs. Vincente P. Gomez, involving the claim to the land called Panoche Grande. (Part 3)

United States. Department of the Interior. / Washington: GPO, 1869
Part 3 only; 196 pp.; issued as 40th Congress, 3d Session, SED 48 Part 3; light extraction roughness at spine, partially age toned, now in self wrappers. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Panoche Grande, California

Item #: 810557

$66.93

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Mining Debris in California Rivers. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting A final report upon the system to prevent further injury to the navigable waters of California from mining debris.

Mendell, G. H., et al. / Washington: GPO, 1882
first edition; 110 pp., 3 folding maps (mining field, lower Yuba River, lower Bear River); issued as 57th Congress, 1st Session, HED 98; general age toning, first leaf torn with no loss, extraction roughness at spine and now in self wrappers, good only; reports by Lieutenant Colonel Mendell and others on the effects of hydraulic mining in the Sacramento and Joaquin valleys. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: hydraulic mining, environmental impact, California

Item #: 807507

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Report of the Attorney General ... relative to the title conveyed to the United States by the city of San Francisco, to Lots No. 5 and 6 in hospital square, in that city.

Black, J. S., United States Attorney General / Washington: 1859
first edition; 36 pp.; issued as 35th Congress, 2d Session, SED 20; light extraction roughness at spine and light general age toning, now in self wrappers; an attempt to establish clear title to the land acquired by the Federal Government from the City of San Francisco that came into possession of it at a Sheriff's Sale. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: San Francisco, California, United States Marine Hospital on Rincon Point

Item #: 803615

$21.78

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In the Senate of the United States ... the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted the following report ... on the condition of the Indians upon the several reservations in California ...

Cameron, Angus, committee chairman. / Washington: GPO 1885
first edition; 197 pp., 2 folding maps with one of them color; issued as 48th Congress, 2d Session, SR 1522; extraction roughness at spine and a few leaves shaken, good+ only in self wrappers; a collection of testimony taken by a Senate committee, mostly on the Round Valley Reservation in California; the Indians had already lost a good portion of the fertile hill country in Mendicino County and their grazing land is now occupied by white sheep herders who pay them nothing, the committee recommends a drastic reduction in the reservation but leaving enough land to accommodate the Indians actually resident, the balance to be sold for their benefit. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: American Indians, California, Round Valley Reservation

Item #: 799855

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Letter of the Attorney General, Communicating, in Compliance with a Resolution of the Senate of the 5th Instant, Correspondence and Papers Relative to the Case of the United States vs. Vicente P. Gomez, Involving the Claims to the Land Called "Panoche G

William M. Evarts. / Washington: GPO 1890
32 + 2 pp., published as 40TH CONG., 3RD SESS., Senate Executive Document #48, EXTRACTED FROM larger bound volume, good+. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Americana California History Real Estate

Item #: 798652

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Morphological and Metrical Variation in Skulls from San Miguel Island, California. I. The Sutura Nasofrontalis. (Indian Notes and Monographs, Volume 7, Number 2)

Oetteking, Bruno. / Museum of the American Indian, Heve Foundation, 1928
Part 1 only; 16mo, [37] pp., 2 plates; paperback, very good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Indians of California, crainiology, CRN RRC

Item #: 789690

$3.97

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Expenditures on Account of Private Land Claims in California: Message from the Presdient of the United States, Communicating, etc., a Statement, etc., in the Disposal of Private Land Claims of California, &c.

James Buchanan. / Washington: 1860
56 pp., self wrappers, extracted from larger bound volume, issued as 36th Cong., 1st Sess., House (Executive) Document #84, some age toning, overall good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Americana Geography PL California

Item #: 788531

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Adrian Wilson, 1923-1988.

Stanford University Libraries. / NP: 1989
one of 200 copies printed at the Press in Tuscany Alley as a keepsake for the Associates of Stanford University Libraries and different from the Book Club of California publication the previous year; folio, one sheet folded for four pages, loose in a printed paper folder; one croner wrinkled and a short tear near center of spine, still near very good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: history of printing, California printers

Item #: 784203

$26.31

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