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

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

Item #: 833875


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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

Subject/Keywords: Richmond, California, HTM

Item #: 826670


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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

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

Item #: 824530


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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

Subject/Keywords: Panoche Grande, California

Item #: 810557


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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

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

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

Item #: 803615


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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

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

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

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

Item #: 789690


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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

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

Subject/Keywords: history of printing, California printers

Item #: 784203


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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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