Three Photographs of Gold Mining on the Rogue River, Grants Pass, Oregon
1910. Three photographs (one duplicate) laid down on canvas (as issued?). Roughly 9-1/4 by 7-1/4 inches. The two views are taken from opposite sides of a small inlet. The mining operation consists of a water-powered conveyor leading to two spinning drums. Water is pumped out of the drum enclosures through a tall pipe. Location and date written in pencil on the verso (back) of one of images. ISBN: 281AIB1023322.
Medium contrast images. Generally very good. One of the duplicate images with creasing to one corner. [JSP02]Book ID: 103727More details Price: $250.00
The Wilmerding Life. June 1910 [Yearbook Wilmerding School of Industrial Arts, San Francisco, California]
San Francisco, CA: Wilmerding School of Industrial Arts, 1910. 96 pages. An expanded issue of the the school's monthly literary magazine, issued as the school's yearbook. Includes photos of the senior class, class prophecies, reports on athletics and other school clubs. The school later merged with two others, to become today's Lick-Wilmerding. ISBN: 281AIB1024434.
First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). With most of the original publisher's glassine wrapper.Book ID: 108095More details Price: $37.50
The Ten Commandments of a Good Sport
(N.-pl. but probably Eureka, CA): (n.p.), (n.d. but probably ca. 1920). Frameable print in two colors; 7 by 10 inches. ISBN: 281AIB1026362.
Near fine with a touch of wear to corners, and browning to verso.Book ID: 120320More details Price: $18.75
The Nixon Record [cover title]
Washington, DC: National Labor Committee for the Election of McGovern-Shriver, . Two versions of this anti-Richard Nixon campaign material, focusing on his labor record. 12 and 4 pages. Roughly 8-1/2 by 11 inches, printed on newsprint. ISBN: 281AIB1031573.
One near fine; 4-page version a bit tattered at the edges.Book ID: 142568
The Musketeers. Founded on Alexander Dumas' Novel "The Three Musketeers" as Produced at Her Majesty's Theatre by Herbert Beerbohm Tree
London: The Nassau Press, 1899. 16 pages with 16 plates of actors in various roles and scenes. 12 x 9.75 inches. ISBN: 281AIB1032006.
First edition (first printing). Very good in decorated thick paper wrappers (paperback), stapled. Some rust from staples on endpapers. Edge wear and fading to covers.Book ID: 144380
The Messiah: Isaiah VIII 19-22 & IX 1-6 / Micah IV 3-5 / Zechariah XIV 20-21
(Cummington, MA?): The Cummington Press, 1947. Single sheet folded to make 4 pages. Prophetic excerpts from the Old Testament, printed by Harry Duncan as a holiday greeting for Mr. and Mrs. Arno Werner. ISBN: 281AIB1044185.
First edition (first printing). Somewhat foxed.Book ID: 224332
The Great American Parade
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co, 1935. 611 pages. "48 modern American classics of rare enjoyment." Contributors include Ernest Hemingway ("The Killers") and F. Scott Fitzgerald ("The Guy Who Fixed the World Series"), as well as Willa Cather, Edna Ferber, E. B. White, Ogden Nash, and Robinson Jeffers. ISBN: B0006D9W50.
A near fine copy (top edge dusty) in a very good jacket with some minor loss at the top of the spine and minor chipping at the edges. Attractive.Book ID: 50243
The Freshman Register of the Class of 1963
Boston: Harvard Yearbook Publications, Inc, 1959. The Freshman Register of the Class of 1963. Also includes Cambridge 38: A Home for the HDC Soc Sci: Information or Inspiration? A Guide to Woman's Colleges, also Fiction, Poetry Cartoons. ISBN: 281AIB0137106.
Maroon cloth covers with gold lettering and insignia to front cover and spine. Mild overall wear to covers with some mild fading.Book ID: 62057More details Price: $20.00
The Ellis "New Method" Embossing [Printing Samples]
New York: Ellis New Method Embossing Co, 1920-22. Single page company bulletins folded to 8-1/4 by 5-1/2 inches showcasing embossing options for menus, greeting cards, yearbooks, announcements, letterheads and the like. ISBN: 281AIB1026357.
Very good with some light soiling and discoloration to off-white heavy stock. Seven bulletins dated November 1920, March 1921, April 1921, June 1921, July 1921, August 1921, and April 1922.Book ID: 120325More details Price: $43.75
The Echo (Santa Rosa High School), September 1910 (vol. II, no. 2)
Santa Rosa, CA: Santa Rosa High School, 1910. 24 pages. 8-1/4 by 10-3/4 inches. Student magazine with stories, jokes, drawings, sports updates, and ads. ISBN: 281AIB1023824.
Cover edges tanned, else very good in wrappers.Book ID: 105424
The Echo (Santa Rosa High School), October 1913 (vol. VI, no. 2)
Santa Rosa, CA: Santa Rosa High School, 1913. 32 pages. The school literary magazine, with an essay, a short story, a poem, jokes, and a sports update. ISBN: 281AIB1023815.
Wrappers a bit chipped, else very good.Book ID: 105431
The Echo (Santa Rosa High School), January 1911 (vol. II, no. 6)
Santa Rosa, CA: Santa Rosa High School, 1911. 24 pages. 8-3/8 by 10-7/8 inches. Student magazine with stories, jokes, drawings, and sports updates. ISBN: 281AIB1023816.
Spotting to covers, pages slightly warped, else very good.Book ID: 105430
The City of the Saints, Containing Views and Descriptions of Principal Points of Interest in Salt Lake City and Vicinity; also Brief Sketches of the History and Religion of the Latter-Day Saints
Salt Lake City: George Q. Cannon & Sons Co, (n.d., ca. 1895). 66 pages. Sixteen pages of black-and-white illustrations of scenes and individuals. Oblong format, 7.25 x 5.25 inches. ISBN: B00NWR5788.
A very good copy in red cloth with gilt lettering and illustration on front cover. General edge and corner wear. Rear cover is loose from staples.Book ID: 114394More details Price: $62.50
The Aurora: A Family Magazine, Vol. I, no. 3 (March 1887)
Bacon & Company, 1887. Pp. 233-336, plus ads. A short-lived San Francisco magazine, with short stories, poems, and essays on topics of the day (the education of women, the cable car conductors and and street car drivers strike). The article on the strike mentions the use of dynamite by the striking workers. The magazine, called Aurora Borealis for the first two issues, seems to have lasted eight issues in all. ISBN: 281AIB1024406.
Corner of cover and some pages bent, but generally very good. An uncommon publication.Book ID: 108066
The Anchor. United States Naval Training Center. San Diego, California. Company 536
Albert Love Enterprises. Commenced Training 11 September 1958. Completed Training 14 November 1958. Unpaginated. Dark blue covers with embossed ship hull with gold lettering and anchor on front cover. ISBN: 281AIB0029478.
Clean inside. No highlighting or underlining. A fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket, as issued. Cover edges bumped.Book ID: 17594More details Price: $20.00
The Anchor. United States Naval Training Center. Company 55-684. San Diego
(Dallas, TX): (Taylor Publishing), 1955. Small class of just 70 sailors. Illustrated commemorative yearbook. ISBN: 281AIB0001603.
Near fine, hardcover.Book ID: 1292More details Price: $15.00
The Anchor. Company 73-173. U.S. Naval Training Center. San Diego, California
San Diego, California: Military Division. American Yearbook Company, 1966. Unpaginated. White covers with embossed gold lettering and decorations in blue and gold on front cover. ISBN: 281AIB002946X.
Covers mildly scuffed and dusty. Top of spine chipped. Corners bumped. Top edge offront and back cover dented. Small (2mm) shallow chip to front cover. Contents fine.Book ID: 17595More details Price: $15.00
Selected Works of Contemporary Artists in Guangdong [Guangdong dang dai mei shu jia zuo pin xuan]
Guangzhou Province: Lingnan Art Publishing House, 1992. 288 pages. Text in Chinese. Each page is devoted to an artist, with a photograph of the artist, a brief biography, and a color reproduction of an example of the artist's work. ISBN: 9787536206076.
Near fine hardcover in a near fine dust jacket. Slipcase abraded at one corner, else very good.Book ID: 59066More details Price: $75.00
Scene in Still's Park, Puget Sound, Wash. [Whidbey Island]
New York: Atlas Society, (ca. 1905). Lithographed scene of the park created by Judge Lester Still on Whidbey Island, Washington. ISBN: 281AIB1023186.
Minute wear at one corner, else fine. Undivided back, unused. Signed "L. Still" at bottom, probably by Lester Still, who gave the park its name.Book ID: 103240More details Price: $37.50
Santa Rosa, Cal. RPPC (Real Photo Postcard)
Busy street scene in downtown Santa Rosa, Sonoma County. Ca. 1940. ISBN: 281AIB1023228.
Near fine card. Postally unused. DOPS back.Book ID: 103332
Sacramento Air Materiel Area (McClellan Air Force Base) 1967 Yearbook
Sacramento, CA: McClellan Air Force Base, 1967. 388 pages. Illustrated with thousands of pictures of military and civilian personnel stationed at the base. ISBN: 281AIB1043399.
A near fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket, as issued. Back cover with some scratches.Book ID: 219113More details Price: $50.00
Royal Velvet Book
New York: J. E. Linde Paper Co, (ca. 1910).  leaves of various weights. A number with printed illustrations. ISBN: 281AIB1021305.
A fine copy in wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 94611
Riverside County, California [cover title]
(Riverside): (Cloister Print Shop), (ca. 1914-1915).  pages. Printed in russet red ink throughout. Text within decorative borders; illustrated from photographs. Includes overviews of Riverside industry, with separate entries for each town. Dated from population reference on first text page. Highway map on back cover. ISBN: 281AIB1028891.
One page with a 3-inch closed tear, else very good in wrappers (as issued). An early owner has annotated a few pages in the margins.Book ID: 132461
Redwood Empire: Routings to All-Year Playgrounds and Diversified Attractions
San Francisco: Redwood Empire Association, 1934. 4 by 9 inches (folded). Ten-panel brochure with maps on both sides, showing the roads (and planned roads and hoped-for roads) along the coast between San Francisco and the Oregon border. With photographs and nice Art Deco graphics. ISBN: 281AIB1043699.
Very good. Some folds beginning to split.Book ID: 221049
Queen Mother Visits Norwich Cathedral (Press Photo)
London: Wide World Photo, 1938. Roughly 9-1/2 by 7 inches. Original black-and-white photograph. ISBN: 281AIB1031899.
Photo trimmed along the top. Minor wear to the edges, but a nice print. With the expected press markings on the back (verso) and a mimeographed caption tipped on. Note: Flatrate online shipping charges taken into account in the price.Book ID: 144198
Pocket Guide to Burma (Revised edition)
Washington D. C: War and Navy Departments, 1944. 70 pages. A history and phrase guide, issued to US Army soldiers serving in Burma. ISBN: B000YBFJKQ.
Light soiling to covers, thus very good in stapled wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 173250More details Price: $18.75
National Anti-Napalm Day. . .Rally . . . to Be Followed by a March
[Berkeley?]: Bay Area Coordinating Committee, . 8-1/4 by 11-1/2 inches, printed on one side. Flyer for a protest against Dow Chemical and United Aircraft. A note at the bottom: "civil disobedience is not being planned by the sponsoring organization". ISBN: 281AIB1032405.
Folded twice, else very good.Book ID: 145523
My Travel Paint Book [shape book]
Springfield, MA: McLoughlin Bros, (n.d. but 1930s?). A worldless coloring book, with designs printed in color faced with the same design, uncolored, for a child to finish. The cover is in the design of a trunk drawn with perspective, with the upper left and lower right corners of the book cut away parallel to the trunk edges. ISBN: 281AIB0052208.
A very good copy in printed boards missing a bit of paper along one edge and beginning to split at the spine.Book ID: 28505
Mount Lowe Railway. "The Scenic Route of the World."
Echo Mountain (Los Angeles County), CA: Mount Lowe Railway, (n.d., ca. 1900). 9 by 10-1/2 inches. Two column promotional broadside for the scenic railway-funicular combination leading from Altadena, California, to the top of Mount Lowe. While many Mount Lowe Railway items are listed on OCLC, this one is not. ISBN: 281AIB1024437.
Some staining, but generally very good.Book ID: 108092More details Price: $50.00
Mostra storica della laguna veneta
Venice: (Stamperia di Venezia), 1970. 303 pages, plus ca. 150 plates, many in color. 8-1/4 by 9-1/2 inches. A collection of papers on Venetian history--a number of which are widely cited--published in conjunction with an exhibition. ISBN: B007XRUCMY.
First edition (first printing). Very good in wrappers (paperback) in a very good dust jacket. A large, heavy book.Book ID: 76963