The Avalon. A Monthly Literary Magazine. Vol. II, No. 2. August, 1879. Editors: James T. Noon, Nich. P. Wynne James H. Barry.

Noon, James T., et al. / San Francisco: The Avalon Publishing Company 1897
Volume 2, Number 2 only; [32] pp, paper wrappers darkened and frayed with a short tear near center of spine but no loss, light general age toning to interior, good; a publication conducted by the San Francisco Literary and Dramatic Society, a fairly small group with about fifty members; articles are short and most make an attempt at humor although the one on the Mormons is fairly mean spirited. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: San Francisco Literary and Dramatic Society, California, literary societies

Item #: 784092


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The California Earthquake of April 18, 1906. Report of the State Earthquake Investigation Commission. Volume I Part I; Volume 2

Lawson, Andrew C., et al. / Washington: Carnegie Institution of Washington 1908
Volume 1 Part 1 Volume 2 only, Volume 1 Part 2 and the Atlas not present; both large quarto, Volume 1 Part 1. xviii, 254 pp., 96 plates including a color map Volume II. The Mechanics of the Earthquake by Harry Fielding Reid. viii, 192 pp., folding plate; library book plates and markings but sound, good in copies in later (and not matching) cloth. Volumes Included: 2

Subject/Keywords: earthquakes, California, San Francisco earthquake, seismology, CC0

Item #: 780428


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California Art Club, est. 1909. 91st Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition. An un-themed exhibition, much like those of the 19th century European art salons, designed to encourage artists to create their most important works.

Pasadena Historical Museum / Pasadena: Pasadena Historical Museum, 2001
91st exhibition, 2001; large quarto, 159 pp., each artist gets a full page with color ilustration of work exhibited and a small portrait and biography, inserted is a list of gallery contacts and a 16 page related booklet (probaly free at the exhibition); bumped at head of spine, else very good in pictorial paper wrappers. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: American art, California, HTM

Item #: 777721


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California Statistical Review, 1994

California Thoroughbred Breeders Association. / Arcadia: California Thoroughbred Breeders Association 1994
212 pp., oversize paperback, very good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: thoroughbred horses, horse racing, horseracing, California, HTM HRQ

Item #: 775693


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Physical and Chemical Properties of the Petroleums of the San Joaquin Valley of California ... (United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines Bulletin 19)

Allen, Irving C., & W. A. Jacobs. / Washington: GPO, 1911
60 pp., 2 plates; library markings and light general age toning, sound and good in original paper wrappers; includes a chapter on natural gas in Southern California by G. A. Burrell. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: petroleum, California

Item #: 772081


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California - Customs: Message from the President of the United States, Respecting the Amount of Money Collected from Customs in California.

Zachary Taylor. / Washington: 1850
13 pp., published as 31st Cong., 1st Sess., House Executive Document 72, first leaf torn at upper right corner very slightly affecting text, else about good,. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: California Public revenue Government

Item #: 772414


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Souvenir. Sixth Biennial Convention of the Grand International Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and G. J. A.; Los Angele, Cal., May 11th, 1904.

Martin, R. C., comp. / Los Angeles: Kingsley, Moles & Collins Co.), printers, 1904
oblong quarto, unpaginated but substantial (approximately 190 pages) and illustrated throughout, has some material of special interest to railroad men but mostly on the more general attractions of Southern California for the tourist and very little on the convention itself; color pictorial paper wrappers featuring a standing bear with red sash and bow holding an armload of yellow flowers darkened and badly chipped at spine, back cover and late leaves chipped at bottom margin but no letters on images touched, good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: travel, railroads, Southern California, RTX

Item #: 769071


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Junior Republic. Vol. II, No. 10. January 1913

Carl Haynie, Frank George, Marcus Monroe / Chino 1913
46 pp., paperback, vertical fold throughout, minor wear to covers else text clean and binding tight. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: California, htm

Item #: 748963

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California A to Z: An Encyclopedia of the Golden State

Frank H. Gille, ed. / American Historical Publications, Inc. 2000
471 pp., hardcover, very good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: 0937862886
Subject/Keywords: California, htm

Item #: 748099


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General Plan State College Area. Prepared for: Kern County Land Company, a Major Component of Tenneco, Inc., Bakersfield, California

Community Facilities Planners / Bakersfield 1970
94 pp., spiral-bound softcover, very good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: city planning htm california

Item #: 746542


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The Challenge of Leisure. A Southern California Case Study

Southern California Research Council / Pomona 1967
96 pp., Paperback, minor wear to covers, minor marginalia and underlining, a good reading copy. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: California, htm

Item #: 745091


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Design & printing at the University of California Press

August Fruge / Western Heritage Press 1991
19 pp., Paperback, very good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: htm California, History, Printing

Item #: 744860


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Family, Friends, and Poetry

Marlan Beilke / Quintessence Publications 1980
limited to 300 numbered copies, this being copy #41; 12 pp., paperback, fine. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: women writers literary history california swn

Item #: 719446


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Natural Color Views of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition.

Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915, San Francisco, California) / San Francisco: 1915
small, oblong folio, 12 mounted color plates in printed brown paper wrappers with cord tie and a color plate mounted on front cover; binding frayed along margins but a clean interior and colors fresh; this is the shorter version of this collection of views but complete as issued. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: fairs and expositions, San Francisco, California, FLX

Item #: 709437


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The Neocene Section at Kirker Pass on the North Side of Mount Diablo.

Clark, Bruce L. / Berkeley: University of California Press, 1912
University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences, Volume 7, No. 4, pp. 47-60, plate 7; quarto, library markings, paper wrappers dark and badly chipped, reading copy only. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: geology, California, crn

Item #: 696471


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Quarterly of the Society of California Pioneers: Volumes 4#1; 7#2, 4; 8#4 (1926-33 passim)

Society of California Pioneers / San Francisco 1926
volumes 4#1; 7#2, 4; 8#4 (1926-33 passim) , complete issues in original paper wrappers, minor ownership markings, illustrated, good-very good; price is for the lot:. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: California History Genealogy Travel Geography Politics Government

Item #: 670886


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Report of the Commissioner appointed to investigate the prevalence of Trypeta Ludens in Mexico. Districts affected by the orange worm. Nature, habits, and extension of the pest. (etc. etc.)

Isaac, John. / Sacramento: W. W. Shannon, 1905
first edition; 48 pp., plates with a few color, small folding map of Mexico, a publication of the California Horticultural Commission; ex library in pam binder with original paper sides retained, light and narrow lines of damp staining at margins, good; the Mexican Fruit Fly. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: entomology, Mexican Fruit Fly, arguculture, orange growing, California, MGG

Item #: 663751


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The Commonwealth: Official Journal of the Commonwealth Club of California, 1926-1976, AND Transactions of the Commonwealth Club of California. 1913-1978

Commonwealth Club of California / San Francisco: Commonwealth Club of California 1913
volumes 1#2 thru 42#52 (1925-1966) followed by volumes 61#1 thru 72#52 (1967-1976) [last published] WITH Transactions volumes 7-72 (1913-1978), bound, ex library, else text clean & bindings tight. Volumes Included: 127

Subject/Keywords: public affairs current history urban studies immigration economics California studies genealogy per

Item #: 445456


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The Paleontology and Stratigraphy of the Marine Pliocene and Pleistocene of San Pedro, California.

Arnold, Ralph. / Stanford: Stanford University, 1903
small folio (30.5 cm. tall), 420 pp., 16 plates, reprinted from Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences and issued as Contributions to Biology from the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory of the Leland Stanford Jr. University, 31; only the chipped back cover of paper wrappers remains, general age toning and lines of damp staining at fore edges of plates, four pages replaced by typed copies, signature and scattered marginalia of geologist Philip W. Reinhart, working copy. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: paleontology, California, mollusks, CSG

Item #: 640540


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Earth Movements in California (United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, Special Publication No. 106)

Bowie, William. / Washington: GPO, 1924
22 pp, library hand stamps, text and paper wrappers age toned but not fragile, good; efforts following the California earthquake of 1906 to compare before and after triangulations. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: California, earthquakes, NHC7

Item #: 635383


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