Published by Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, 1967
3-352pp. including twenty-four illustrations. Portrait frontispiece. Original blue cloth. Very good. In dust jacket. "The first full length biography of a California Presbyterian minister" (dust jacket).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28084
Published by Chicago, 1880
292pp. Frontis. Illus. Gilt cloth. Cloth soiled, old bookplate, else very good. Eighth edition. Travel anecdotes, chiefly relating to California. COWAN, p.630.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM48689
Published by the Newberry Library, Chicago, 1962
,17pp. Illus. Original stiff printed wrappers. Faint spotting on front wrapper. Else fine. A nice selection of rarities chosen from Wagner's SPANISH SOUTHWEST, THE PLAINS AND THE ROCKIES and CALIFORNIA IMPRINTS bibliographies. With annotations.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM21489
Published by The Citadel Press, New York, 1966
,vii-xlv,,170pp. Original gilt black cloth. Very good. In pictorial dust jacket. A reprint of the gold rush classic, Shaw describes the details of carrying out a gold rush expedition.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM27786
Published by Los Angeles, 1965
,173pp. Portrait. Photos. Plates. Cloth. Fine in gilt slipcase. Handsome pioneer history published by Ward Ritchie.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM477
Published by [San Francisco, 1952
189,pp. including illustrations. Original printed wrappers, plastic label. Near fine. A study of the building materials used by Indians, missionaries, and the Spanish in pre- statehood California.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM32132
Published by Chicago, 1878
292pp. Frontis. Illus. Gilt cloth. Cloth soiled, old bookplate, else very good. Travel anecdotes, chiefly relating to California. COWAN, p.630.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM6134
Published by [San Francisco], 1936
56pp. plus woodcuts and prints. Original gold-colored wrappers. Wrappers a bit soiled. Very good. Periodical of stories about the California gold rush. Featured in this issue: BLACK BART, POETIC BANDIT and twelve stories about the Mother Lode.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM26549
Published by Chicago, 1928
20pp. Boards, paper label. Boards slightly soiled. Good. A scarce McMurtrie piece, describing the first press unionism in California. A handsome production.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM537
Published by Mount Pleasant, Mi, 1976
97,pp. Gilt-stamped cloth. Very fine. One of 487 copies printed by John Cumming. Dr. Delavan took the Panama route to the California gold fields in 1849 and became a member of a company that planned to sell stock and promote their cooperative project of dam building on the American River. KURUTZ 182.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM350
Published by New York, 1956
173pp. Cloth. Fine in very good dust jacket. Account of the Vigilantes in gold rush San Francisco.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM493
Published by The Friends of the Bancroft Library, Berkeley, 1995
119pp. Portrait frontispiece. Stiff printed wrappers. Very fine. Highlights Martineau's commentary on America, from the time of her visit in 1834-36 through and beyond the Civil War, with examples from the Reinhard S. Speck collection of Martineau manuscripts. This is number 41 in the series of Keepsakes issued for Friends of the Bancroft Library.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM21172
Published by San Marino, 1942
32pp. Boards. Front joint split, spine holding by rear joint only. Good. Reprint of the only known copy.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM399
Published by Chicago, 1915
130,pp. plus plates. Portrait. Original gilt cloth. Very good, without the advertisement leaf tipped in. The author suggests that California is the place to be for longevity, sound health, and the vibrant life.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM6132
Published by Boston, 1931
340pp. Frontis, plates, illus. Cloth. Very good. In clipped dust jacket. A valuable compilation of the accounts of many '49ers, with supplementary material from the contemporary press, modern observations on the route, etc.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM417
Published by Los Angeles, 1921
32pp. Color photos. Printed wrappers. Minor soiling on wrappers, else very good. A charming promotional guide profusely illustrated with contemporary color scenes from the county. Includes an early mention of moving picture studios.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM16131
Published by New Haven, 1945
266pp. Folding map. Portrait. Cloth. Very good. In dust jacket with several small tears and chips. Edited by David M. Potter. Bryarly and Geiger were members of an organized emigrant group called the Charleston Company. They went overland to the California gold fields in 1849, and theirs is an interesting and valuable narrative. MINTZ 173. PAHER 668. WHEAT GOLD RUSH 80. KURUTZ 265.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM395
Published by The Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, Ca., 1968
320pp. including illustrations. Frontis. Green cloth, gilt. Fine, in dust jacket. Wig was an engineer active in the private and public sectors. He was involved in higher education in California, and in the Presbyterian church. The book was written and published for the Wig family. CLARK & BRUNET 70.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28617
Published by Chicago, 1895
283pp. Illus. Frontis. Original gilt pictorial cloth. Cloth dull, extremities worn and bit frayed. Some internal soiling, ink signature across title. Good. Lacks the map. Popular guide book, frequently reprinted between 1897 and 1912. Includes an account of the author's trip through Salt Lake City, Yosemite, etc. FLAKE 9989.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8567
Published by New York, 1959
219pp. Illus. Pictorial wrappers. Library stamp on front wrapper, else fine. Over 1000 lots of Western Americana, especially Californiana.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM2250
Published by Los Angeles, 1946
58pp. Cloth. Very good. Reprint of this classic gold rush narrative. HOWES K174 (ref). KURUTZ 379b.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM434
Published by Portland, 1930
16pp. Printed wrappers. Very good. MINTZ 297.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM4407
Published by [Los Angeles, 1953
14pp. Original pictorial wrappers. Two manuscript corrections. Fine. Biographical sketch of mid-19th-century trapper Jim Waters and his exploits in Colorado and California.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM32135
Published by [Los Angeles, 1970
x,184pp. including illustrations. Portrait. Gilt cloth. Very fine. In board slipcase. The journal was kept during a four-year tour of duty in the West in the 1850s, by the man who was to become the Union Army's adjutant general during the Civil War.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM12406
Published by Privately Printed, [San Francisco], 1939
144,pp. Portrait. Illus. Quarto. Cloth backed boards, paper label. About fine. Presentation inscription. A history of the San Francisco-based W.P. Fuller & Co.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8501
Published by Salt Lake City, 1950
xv,209pp. Illus. Gilt cloth. Fine. In bit chipped dust jacket. An account of the ill-fated migration.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8989
Published by New York, 1906
198pp. plus plates and advertisements. Frontis. Cloth, pictorial onlay. Bit rubbed. A very good copy. Account of the first trip of this railway from Chicago to San Francisco and back, including material on the Mormons and San Francisco. FLAKE 7591.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM464
Published by Los Gatos, Ca, 1962
398pp., including portrait frontispiece. Publisher's orange cloth, printed paper spine label, original printed dust jacket (price- clipped). Minor edge wear and a few short tears to dust jacket. Very good plus. An interesting and useful historical overview of California newspapers, published by the Talisman Press, a reissue of Kemble's work, originally published in the SACRAMENTO UNION on Christmas Day, 1858. The portrait frontispiece reproduces a daguerreotype of Edward Gilbert and Kemble, both early California printers and newspapermen.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM54092
Published by London, 1879
pp. Gilt cloth. Front cover detached, backstrip loose, repairs. A fair copy only. With a presentation inscription, "with the author's kind regards," to railway pioneer James Grierson, with Grierson's bookplate. The author travelled to California and back, and here ruminates on American ways, systems, etc.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM2716
Published by San Francisco, 1939
67pp. Quarto. Cloth and decorated boards. Good. Printed by the Grabhorns at the Colt Press in an edition limited to 750 copies. A biographical sketch of the writer and adventurer, depicting his adventures in California and Mexico.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM621