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Image for A Golden Gate Bridge Jubilee 1937-1987

A Golden Gate Bridge Jubilee 1937-1987

By: N/A

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, University of Cincinnati College of Engineering: 1987

Seller ID: 25315


Crisp, as new book, very gently kept by former owner. Measures 8-1/2"x11-1/4" and is unpaginated. This is as much a celebration of the role the University of Cincinnati played in the designing and building of the Golden Gate Bridge as the anniversary of the bridge itself. This iconic San Francisco landmark was designed and built by Joseph B. Strauss, a Cincinnati native who graduated with an engineering degree from the University of Cincinnati. Beautiful photpographs in ... View more info

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Garner Tullis and the Art of Collaboration

By: Carrier, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Self-published: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27529RD


Crisp, clean, as new book. Clearly never read. Book is large at 10" x 13" with 159 pages, plus two page photo spread at back. Numerous photographs of the artist at work, as well as biographical material and information about his formative years; his Northern, Caliofnria years 1965-1985;and his Santa Barbara and New York years. Many color plates at back of book. View more info

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California: A Sketchbook

By: Cooper, Elisha

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Chronicle Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23566


Crisp, clean book that is charmingly SIGNED by author without inscription, but WITH a humorous drawing. The art continues in color throughout the book which is a love letter to the golden state. The book is clean and nice with no bumps and no price-clip. The dust jacket has one very tiny tear to lower front corner, but otherwise is lovely in a brand new mylar cover. If you love California -it's all here -- the Redwoods, Chez Panisse, Silicon Valley, Yahoo!, Yosemite, and... View more info

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A Merry Crusade to the Golden Gate

By: Erk, Edmund F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio & Pittsburgh, The Werner Company: 1906

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 23488


An interesting and seldom seen title. Very handsome design and clean and tightly bound inside and out. Gilded top edge. The only detractions are a bit of wear to lower front corner and a small loss of gilt to horizontal line at bottom of spine. Overall quite nice. SIGNED and inscribed by author thus, "To my dear friend Mr. Kellen, with esteem and regards of the author, Edmund F. Erk, Washington D.C. 1914." A lively first person account (with photographs) of "a tour of te... View more info

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Portrait of a Western Family

By: Frey, Martha Tracy

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Los Olivos, California, Olive Press Publications: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 24273


Lovely clean white boards with no bumps -- pages and page edges likewise clean. Jacket shows no tears or chips and is most handsome in brand new mylar. SIGNED and inscribed by author thus on reverse of decorative front free endpaper: "For ----------- With regards from the author, Martha Tracy Frey." Beneath this is a Christmas gift inscription from the giver to the same person to whom the author inscribed the book. The story of a family, descended from a long lin... View more info

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The San Francisco Cliff House

By: Hountalas, Mary Germain; Silva, Sharon

Price: $24.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Ten Speed Press: 2009

Seller ID: 28088


Crisp, beautiful book which combines a lengthy text with many black and white and color photographs throughout. It measures 10" square and has 223 pages including index. Amidst the history are recipes and a theme of constant evolution. It opened originally in 1858 and then again in 1863, 1877, 1883, 1896 and 1937. We also have a black and white real photo postcard taken after the 1937 work. Book is pristine inside and out. View more info

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North American Pinot Noir

By: Hæger, John Winthrop

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27456


Crisp, clean, almost as new book with no bumps to boards and no tears or chips. Jacket has not been price-clipped and will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Only fault is former owner's name on front pastedown -- blue on dark green. We will provide a brand new book plate to use, or not, at buyer's discretion. Book is oversized at 7-1/4" x 10-1.2" and has 445 pristine pages including index. Illustrated with color maps printed on quality coated paper. An added bonus is a b... View more info

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Old Missions and Mission Indians of California

By: James, G. Wharton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, R.R. Baumgardt & Co.: 1895

Seller ID: 23095


Not commonly seen and in very solid condition. No cracking to hinges, no names or writing, and only minor exterior wear. Faults consist of light damp stain (without crinkling or waviness) to very top edge of a few pages at back, which does not affect text or photographs, a bit of softness to corners, and visible wefting at title page only. Excellent photographs throughout and attractive endpapers. Much detailed information. 124 pages. Measures 5-1/4"x8". Gilded t... View more info

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Los Angeles Proper and Improper

By: Mackey, Margaret Gilbert

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Goodwin Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25280


Very clean in silvery boards with orange printing to face. Measures 8"x11" and has no names or writing. Only fault is toning at top margins of front endpapers above maps. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Extols the virtues of the city, but also explores its underbelly. Not surprisingl,y given the date, ithe author is not always PC. 181 pages including index of L.A. history. View more info

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Faculty Club University of California at Berkeley

By: Maybeck, Bernard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Academy Editions: 1995

Seller ID: 25319


Book is actually new but incurred a small tear to upper back corner from having been packed. Beautiful book which tells the architectueal history of the building in words, black and white photographs, glorius color plates, drawings and floor plans. Measures 7-1/2"x10" and has 80 pages. View more info

Image for LeRoy Neiman; 30 Years in San Francisco

LeRoy Neiman; 30 Years in San Francisco

By: No Author

Price: $26.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, Franklin Bowles Galleries: 2002

Seller ID: 25048


Beautiful exhibition catalog printed in full color. Clean as a whistle with no names or writing. Measures 8-1/2"x11-1/2". Business card of gallery staple inside front. Features over fifty works.65 pages. Indexed. View more info

Image for Union Station Los Angeles Color Print (1943)

Union Station Los Angeles Color Print (1943)

By: No Author

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The National Color Press: 1943

Seller ID: 25158


Lovely print ready to frame, Cean and bright showing the building and vintage cars parked in front. Surface of paper feels almost polished with a very subtle shine. Measures 8x10" including narrow margins. Other California and Western scenes available. View more info

Image for Daylight Limited San Francisco and Los Angeles (Color Print 1943)

Daylight Limited San Francisco and Los Angeles (Color Print 1943)

By: No Author

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The National Color Press: 1943

Seller ID: 25159


Lovely print ready to frame, Clean bright print showing the Daylight Limited (Southerm Pacific Railroad) traveling along the Cauifornia coastline next to the Pacific ocean. Surface of paper feels almost polished with a very subtle shine. Measures 8x10" including narrow margins. Other California and Western scenes available. View more info

Image for Mount Shasta Elevation 14,161 Feet  Color Print  (1943

Mount Shasta Elevation 14,161 Feet Color Print (1943

By: No Author

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The National Color Press: 1943

Seller ID: 25161


Lovely print ready to frame. Clean. bright print showing a view of Mount Shasta at 14,161 feet with train tracks curving through the pines.. Surface of paper feels almost polished with a very subtle shine. Measures 8x10" including narrow margins. Other California and Western scenes available. View more info

Image for Oil Wells Near Santa Barbara Color Print  (1943)

Oil Wells Near Santa Barbara Color Print (1943)

By: No Author

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The National Color Press: 1943

Seller ID: 25163


Lovely print ready to frame. Clean. bright print showing a view of the oil wells of Santa Barbara along the coastline. Beautiful view. Surface of paper feels almost polished with a very subtle shine. Measures 8x10" including narrow margins. Other California and Western scenes available. View more info

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Esperanza Rising

By: Pam Munoz Ryan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition Stated

Inscription: SIGNED By Author, No Inscription

Seller ID: 23894


Book is crisp and clean inside and out. The book was SIGNED by the author on the title page with no inscription. The book shows no bumps, no tears and chips to jacket, no creases, and no remainder mark. The pages and page edges are pristine and the jacket is covered with a brand new mylar cover. There is also no price-clip. The two metallic stickers are the announcement of awards -- gold for the Pura Belpre Award and the silver for the Jane Addams Children's Book Award.... View more info

Image for Treasure Island: San Francisco's Exposition Years

Treasure Island: San Francisco's Exposition Years

By: Reinhardt, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Scrimshaw Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 27613


Very nice clean book with its jacket and SIGNED without inscription on half title page. Faults are confined to price-clip, a closed flat tear to upper front corner , and some creasing to the front of jacket which also lies flat. Dustjacket is protected by brand new mylar cover. Treasure Island was a man-made island built in the middle of San Francisco Bay for the Golden Gate International Exposition, the last of the great California World Fairs. Many black and white ... View more info

Image for California Gunsmiths 1846-1900 (SIGNED Limited edition)

California Gunsmiths 1846-1900 (SIGNED Limited edition)

By: Shelton, Lawrence P.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Fair Oaks, California, Far Far West Publishers: 1977

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 24296


Very handsome book, nicely kept, numbered 1344 of 1500 printed. Faux leather boards nicely decorated and printed at face and spine in bright gilt. Only fault is small flat crease to lower front corner. SIGNED without inscription by author on title page. Measures 9"x11-1/4". Nicely illustrated throughout with black and white photogrpahs taken by the author, as well as technical drawings and a few maps at back. Interesting overview with biographcial material, as we... View more info