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  • Three California Schoolhouse Maps with Oak Map Case: Lentell's Map of California, 1894 / Denny's Official Map of the County of Humboldt California, 1911 / J. N. Lentell Map of Eureka Humboldt County, Cal., 1904
    Three California Schoolhouse Maps with Oak Map Case: Lentell's Map of California, 1894 / Denny's Official Map of the County of Humboldt California, 1911 / J. N. Lentell Map of Eureka Humboldt County, Cal., 1904

    1894 - 1911. Oak map case, 70 by 10-1/4 by 4-1/2 inches. Case mounts to the wall; hinged door opens to hang down and reveal 3 maps on tin rollers. A fourth roller is empty.

    Map 1: Lentell's New Railroad, Township & Educational Map of the State of California compiled from the latest official & authentic sources, adapted for use in institutions of learning, business offices, libraries, etc. 1894. 69-3/4 by 62-3/4 inches. Color map with multiple insets and informational tables. OCLC lists one holding at UCLA. Mounted on cloth with tears to the bottom edge in need of repair.

    Map 2: Denny's Official Map of the County of Humboldt California showing Township Sections and Property…

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    1894 - 1911. Oak map case, 70 by 10-1/4 by 4-1/2 inches. Case mounts to the wall; hinged door opens to hang down and reveal 3 maps on tin rollers. A fourth roller is empty.

    Map 1: Lentell's New Railroad, Township & Educational Map of the State of California compiled from the latest official & authentic sources, adapted for use in institutions of learning, business offices, libraries, etc. 1894. 69-3/4 by 62-3/4 inches. Color map with multiple insets and informational tables. OCLC lists one holding at UCLA. Mounted on cloth with tears to the bottom edge in need of repair.

    Map 2: Denny's Official Map of the County of Humboldt California showing Township Sections and Property Ownerships compiled from official surveys, Records and Private data, 1911. Edward Denny & Co. San Francisco. 54-1/4 by 72-1/2 inches. Mounted on thin cloth. Inset of Eureka and Humboldt Bay, and inset of California showing counties. Shows Indian Allotments (Dawes Act). With Historical and Descriptive two-column text. Very nice condition. 5-1/4-inch uneven toning along bottom edge. No holdings listed in OCLC.

    Map 3: J. N. Lentell Map of Eureka Humboldt County, Cal. 1904. 54 by 57-1/4. One map on four sheets mounted to a cloth backing on tin rollers. Probably made from an earlier map; printed cancels cover the year and several ownership blocks. Showing block and lot numbers. Earliest printing of this map on OCLC is 1888. Lentell was an engineer. 2-inch hole at bottom of map (but not through cloth backing) at border not affecting text. Vertical seam a bit off on top half. ISBN: 281AIB1047404.

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    Oak case in nearly fine condition. Several screw holes to rear panel for mounting. Eye hook latches on sides secure door when closed. **Please contact the store for shipping options**

    Book ID: 261966
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  • History of Humboldt County, California, with Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, Farms, Residences, Public Buildings, Factories, Hotels, Business Houses, Schools, Churches, Etc., from Original Drawings, Including Biographical Sketches by Elliott, Wallace W.
    Elliott, Wallace W.
    History of Humboldt County, California, with Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, Farms, Residences, Public Buildings, Factories, Hotels, Business Houses, Schools, Churches, Etc., from Original Drawings, Including Biographical Sketches

    First Edition

    San Francisco: Wallace W. Elliott & Co, 1881. 218 pages plus nearly 100 pages of lithograph illustrations. ISBN: 281AIB1015228.

    First edition (first printing). A very good copy in new black cloth binding with original front cover title and ruling glued on. New end papers. Map of Califronia and of Humboldt, Del Norte, and Trinity Counties present. Clear tape repair to frontis illustration and to closed tears to 2 other [JSP02]

    Book ID: 227179
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  • Business Directory of Humboldt County. 1895-6. A Complete Register of the Citizens of Eureka and Humboldt County, California, with Classified Directory; Description of Humboldt County Mail Routes, with Time Table; Location and Industries of Every Town and P.O.; List of City and County Officials, Justices of the Peace, and Constables of Every Township; School Districts, Teachers and Clerks, Etc. by Spencer, Ed. B.
    Spencer, Ed. B.
    Business Directory of Humboldt County. 1895-6. A Complete Register of the Citizens of Eureka and Humboldt County, California, with Classified Directory; Description of Humboldt County Mail Routes, with Time Table; Location and Industries of Every Town and P.O.; List of City and County Officials, Justices of the Peace, and Constables of Every Township; School Districts, Teachers and Clerks, Etc.

    First Edition

    Eureka, CA: Ed. B. Spencer, 1895. 152 pages, including advertisements inserted on varying colors of paper stock. The fourth Humboldt County directory, compiled by one of the owners of a milk depot. ISBN: 281AIB0029133.

    First edition thus. A good hardcover copy in printed paper-covered boards; no dust jacket, as issued. Interior hinges reinforced with tape, content near fine. Covers lightly soiled, but still an attractive copy of a scarce directory. [JSP02; JHG2019]

    Book ID: 17490
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  • In the Redwood's Realm: By-Ways of Wild Nature and Highways of Industry As Found Under Forest Shades and Amidst Clover Blossoms in Humboldt County, California [leather-bound issue] by Eddy, J. M.
    Eddy, J. M.
    In the Redwood's Realm: By-Ways of Wild Nature and Highways of Industry As Found Under Forest Shades and Amidst Clover Blossoms in Humboldt County, California [leather-bound issue]

    First Edition

    San Francisco: D. S. Stanley & Co, 1893. 112 pages, including more than 200 half-tone reproductions of photographs. Roughly 9 by 11 inches. The most elaborate of the 19th century booster publications on Humboldt County, California, extolling the region's extensive natural resources with an eye toward attracting investment. As with most such publications of the era, it proudly proclaims that no Chinese lived or worked in the county--they had been forcibly expelled in 1885. The book was produced through the newly established Chamber of Commerce and was filled with many pages of economic data, at least some of which was more inspirational than actual. According to reports published at the time in local newspapers, 15,000 copies of the book…

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    San Francisco: D. S. Stanley & Co, 1893. 112 pages, including more than 200 half-tone reproductions of photographs. Roughly 9 by 11 inches. The most elaborate of the 19th century booster publications on Humboldt County, California, extolling the region's extensive natural resources with an eye toward attracting investment. As with most such publications of the era, it proudly proclaims that no Chinese lived or worked in the county--they had been forcibly expelled in 1885. The book was produced through the newly established Chamber of Commerce and was filled with many pages of economic data, at least some of which was more inspirational than actual. According to reports published at the time in local newspapers, 15,000 copies of the book were printed, most in decorated wrappers; "a hundred or more copies bound in leather", and an unspecified number (presumably in the hundreds) in thin cloth-covered boards. Despite the large print run, it is remarkably uncommon, perhaps due to the cheap binding, which tends to fall apart (the expense breakdown for the publication provided by the Chamber after the book was finished allocated only a penny per book for binding, compared to 20 cents for paper and printing). ISBN: B00I9JU05O.

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    First edition (first printing). One of a hundred or so copies bound in thin leather-covered boards stamped in gilt on the cover. Previous owner's blindstamp on marbled endpaper. Spine leather repaired in a few places, but generally a very good copy of a scarce book. [JSP01]

    Book ID: 75461
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  • Lentell, J. N.
    Map of Eureka, California

    Lentell, J. N, 1938. 58 by 48 inch blueline map of Eureka and the surrounding area. ISBN: 281AIB007919X.

    Mounted on canvas, with rollers, as issued. Discoloration along bottom edge and right side, not affecting any significant streets or landmarks. Small hole at lower left, not piercing the canvas.

    Book ID: 43880
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  • In the Redwood's Realm: By-ways of Wild Nature and Highways of Industry As Found Under Forest Shades and Amidst Clover Blossoms in Humboldt County, California by Eddy, J. M. (compiler)
    Eddy, J. M. (compiler)
    In the Redwood's Realm: By-ways of Wild Nature and Highways of Industry As Found Under Forest Shades and Amidst Clover Blossoms in Humboldt County, California

    First Edition

    San Francisco: D.S. Stanley & Co, 1893. 112 pages, including more than 200 half-tone reproductions of photographs. The most elaborate of the 19th century booster publications on Humboldt County, California, extolling the region's extensive natural resources with an eye toward attracting investment. As with most such publications of the era, it proudly proclaims that no Chinese lived or worked in the county--they had been forcibly expelled in 1885. The book was produced through the newly established Chamber of Commerce and was filled with many pages of economic data, at least some of which was more inspirational than actual. According to reports published at the time in local newspapers, 15,000 copies of the book were printed, most in decorated wrappers;…

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    San Francisco: D.S. Stanley & Co, 1893. 112 pages, including more than 200 half-tone reproductions of photographs. The most elaborate of the 19th century booster publications on Humboldt County, California, extolling the region's extensive natural resources with an eye toward attracting investment. As with most such publications of the era, it proudly proclaims that no Chinese lived or worked in the county--they had been forcibly expelled in 1885. The book was produced through the newly established Chamber of Commerce and was filled with many pages of economic data, at least some of which was more inspirational than actual. According to reports published at the time in local newspapers, 15,000 copies of the book were printed, most in decorated wrappers; "a hundred or more copies bound in leather", and an unspecified number (presumably in the hundreds) in thin cloth-covered boards. Despite the large print run, it is remarkably uncommon, perhaps due to the cheap binding, which tends to fall apart (the expense breakdown for the publication provided by the Chamber after the book was finished allocated only a penny per book for binding, compared to 20 cents for paper and printing). 11.5 x 9.25 inches. ISBN: B0008746NC.

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    First edition (first printing). Very good in wrappers (paperback). The rear cover and last page of text have closed tears which have been repaired with clear tape. Mild edge wear. Still very good overall.

    Book ID: 139872
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  • In the Redwood's Realm: By-ways of Wild Nature and Highways of Industry As Found Under Forest Shades and Amidst Clover Blossoms in Humboldt County, California by Eddy, J. M. (compiler)
    Eddy, J. M. (compiler)
    In the Redwood's Realm: By-ways of Wild Nature and Highways of Industry As Found Under Forest Shades and Amidst Clover Blossoms in Humboldt County, California

    First Edition

    San Francisco: D.S. Stanley & Co, 1893. 112 pages, including more than 200 half-tone reproductions of photographs. The most elaborate of the 19th century booster publications on Humboldt County, California, extolling the region's extensive natural resources with an eye toward attracting investment. As with most such publications of the era, it proudly proclaims that no Chinese lived or worked in the county--they had been forcibly expelled in 1885. The book was produced through the newly established Chamber of Commerce and was filled with many pages of economic data, at least some of which was more inspirational than actual. According to reports published at the time in local newspapers, 15,000 copies of the book were printed, most in decorated wrappers;…

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    San Francisco: D.S. Stanley & Co, 1893. 112 pages, including more than 200 half-tone reproductions of photographs. The most elaborate of the 19th century booster publications on Humboldt County, California, extolling the region's extensive natural resources with an eye toward attracting investment. As with most such publications of the era, it proudly proclaims that no Chinese lived or worked in the county--they had been forcibly expelled in 1885. The book was produced through the newly established Chamber of Commerce and was filled with many pages of economic data, at least some of which was more inspirational than actual. According to reports published at the time in local newspapers, 15,000 copies of the book were printed, most in decorated wrappers; "a hundred or more copies bound in leather", and an unspecified number (presumably in the hundreds) in thin cloth-covered boards. Despite the large print run, it is remarkably uncommon, perhaps due to the cheap binding, which tends to fall apart (the expense breakdown for the publication provided by the Chamber after the book was finished allocated only a penny per book for binding, compared to 20 cents for paper and printing). 11.5 x 9.25 inches. ISBN: B0008746NC.

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    First edition (first printing). Very good in white illustrated wrappers (paperback). Corners with mild soiling, edge and corner wear, 2 inch closed tear mid edge of front cover and small chip missing from upper front cover.

    Book ID: 263686
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  • South Bay Railroad and Land Co. Stock Certificate by [Buhne, Captain H. H.]
    [Buhne, Captain H. H.]
    South Bay Railroad and Land Co. Stock Certificate

    San Francisco: Edward Denny & Co, 1875. 13 by 5 inches. A stock certificate for the company that built the first railroad in Humboldt County, California, a line from the bay up Salmon Creek to the old growth redwood forests there. The company was founded by H. H. Buhne, one of the first Anglo settlers in the region, who was on the first ship to sail across the bar in 1850. Very scarce. ISBN: 281AIB1023374.

    A fine, unused example. [JSP02]

    Book ID: 103749
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  • Looters of the Public Domain... Embracing a Complete Exposure of the Fraudulent System of Acquiring Titles to the Public Lands of the United States by Puter, S. A. D. and Horace Stevens
    Puter, S. A. D. and Horace Stevens
    Looters of the Public Domain... Embracing a Complete Exposure of the Fraudulent System of Acquiring Titles to the Public Lands of the United States

    First Edition

    Portland, OR: Portland Printing House, 1908. 495 pages. The author lived in Humboldt County, California (mostly on a ranch on the Mad River), and learned to cut and survey timber in the Douglas fir and redwood forests near his home. While working for a surveyor, he started selling inside information on the value of plots about to be made available to homesteaders.

    This was Puter's first exposure to the rampant fraud in government sales of timberland. About the turn of the century, he moved a couple hundred miles north, to Oregon, where he expanded his fraudulent land dealings by overtly hiring men to claim timberland and then transfer the title. The fraud eventually resulted in the indictment…

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    Portland, OR: Portland Printing House, 1908. 495 pages. The author lived in Humboldt County, California (mostly on a ranch on the Mad River), and learned to cut and survey timber in the Douglas fir and redwood forests near his home. While working for a surveyor, he started selling inside information on the value of plots about to be made available to homesteaders.

    This was Puter's first exposure to the rampant fraud in government sales of timberland. About the turn of the century, he moved a couple hundred miles north, to Oregon, where he expanded his fraudulent land dealings by overtly hiring men to claim timberland and then transfer the title. The fraud eventually resulted in the indictment of both of Oregon's Congressional representatives and one of its senators. Puter was also indicted and convicted of fraud, and he wrote this tell-all expose from the Multnomah County jail.

    The book was edited and supported by Horace Stevens, a former federal land agent, who implores the federal government to invalidate the many fraudulent timber holdings in the Northwest. Despite naming names and testifying in court, Puter's efforts to come clean had little impact. He was pardoned by Theodore Roosevelt prior to the book's publication as a reward for testifying against others in land fraud trials. An uncommon title. ISBN: B0016M36WK.

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    First edition (first printing). Rear hinge cracked, front hinge starting, cloth worn at base of spine, thus good only, but believe it or not, better than usual for this title. [JSP01]

    Book ID: 67814
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  • [Letter to Zane Grey about Seth Kinman] by Richmond, G. M.
    Richmond, G. M.
    [Letter to Zane Grey about Seth Kinman]

    Eagle Grove, IA: 1928. 3 pages, autograph letter, signed. Written longhand to the western author Zane Grey, seeking to interest him in telling Seth Kinman's story. Kinman was one of the more interesting characters who lived in Humboldt County, California. He hunted bear, elk, and Indians with equal enthusiasm. He was a great self-promoter and made elk horn and bear paw chairs, which he presented to Presidents Buchanan, Lincoln, Johnson, Hayes, and Cleveland, but not before having Mathew Brady take his photograph for CDVs, which Kinman sold as souvenirs. His collection of oddities and curios was exhibited at the 1893 World's Exposition in the Humboldt County exhibit. Kinman gave Richmond, the author of this letter, the manuscript of his autobiography…

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    Eagle Grove, IA: 1928. 3 pages, autograph letter, signed. Written longhand to the western author Zane Grey, seeking to interest him in telling Seth Kinman's story. Kinman was one of the more interesting characters who lived in Humboldt County, California. He hunted bear, elk, and Indians with equal enthusiasm. He was a great self-promoter and made elk horn and bear paw chairs, which he presented to Presidents Buchanan, Lincoln, Johnson, Hayes, and Cleveland, but not before having Mathew Brady take his photograph for CDVs, which Kinman sold as souvenirs. His collection of oddities and curios was exhibited at the 1893 World's Exposition in the Humboldt County exhibit. Kinman gave Richmond, the author of this letter, the manuscript of his autobiography and his scrapbook of newspaper clippings. Most of what we know about Kinman (and how much of that is true is a matter for another catalog entry) comes from Richmond's edited version of those materials. This letter offers a brief summary of Kinman's exploits and Richmond's relationship with Kinman. ISBN: 281AIB1030886.

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    Folded for mailing, else fine. In the original envelop, made from tanned and chipping acidic paper. Note, probably written by Grey's secretary, on the outside of envelope.

    Book ID: 139983
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  • Alden, James
    Preliminary Survey of Humboldt Bay California. Sketch J No 8 U.S. Coast Survey. A. D. Bache Superintendent. By the Hydrographic Party under command of Lieut. James Alden U.S.N. and Assist. U.S.C.S.

    [Washington, DC]: U.S. Coast Survey Office, 1851. The first official map of Humboldt Bay, preceded only by a Russian map drawn in 1806 and published about 1850 and a map which appeared as a newspaper extra in San Francisco. ISBN: 281AIB0100628.

    Near Fine

    Book ID: 97476
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  • History of Humboldt County, California with Biographical Sketches of the Leading Men and Women of the County who have been Identified with its...from the early days to the present by Irvine, Leigh H.
    Irvine, Leigh H.
    History of Humboldt County, California with Biographical Sketches of the Leading Men and Women of the County who have been Identified with its...from the early days to the present

    Los Angeles: Historic Record Company, 1915. A competent history of Humboldt County with many biographies of pioneers and leading citizens. Illustrated with photographic plates. ISBN: B000882QXS.

    Very Good

    Book ID: 237878
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  • In the Land of the Grasshopper Song: A Story of Two Girls in Indian Country in 1908-1909 by Arnold, Mary Ellicott and Mabel Reed
    Arnold, Mary Ellicott and Mabel Reed
    In the Land of the Grasshopper Song: A Story of Two Girls in Indian Country in 1908-1909

    First Edition

    Vantage Press, 1957. 313 pages. In 1908 two New York women (who were also life partners) set off for the Karuk tribe in far Northern California acting as Federal Field Agents. Their mission to bring Native Americans into the 20th Century would forever change their lives. ISBN: 281AIB0094989.

    Stated first edition. Gray cloth covers with black lettering to spine. Binding tight. Some offsetting to endpapers. Contents fine. In a dust jacket with light scuffing to the covers and short tears to the spine ends.

    Book ID: 49108
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  • History of the State of California and Biographical Record of Coast Counties, California: An Historical Study of the State's Marvelous Growth from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time [Humboldt County content, 1500 pages] by Guinn, J. M.
    Guinn, J. M.
    History of the State of California and Biographical Record of Coast Counties, California: An Historical Study of the State's Marvelous Growth from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time [Humboldt County content, 1500 pages]

    First Edition

    Chicago: Chapman Publishing Co, 1904. 1500 pages. A good history of the northern counties of the state, including Humboldt County, with biographies of many of the leading citizens and pioneers. Illustrated with photographs. Preface dated September 1904. ISBN: B007SKCLCA.

    Leather covers with scuffing and wear at edges and corners. Hinges cracked. Loss to bottom of spine. Binding tight.

    Book ID: 72926
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  • Alden, James
    Preliminary Survey of Humboldt Bay California. Sketch J No 8 U.S. Coast Survey. A. D. Bache Superintendent. By the Hydrographic Party under command of Lieut. James Alden U.S.N. and Assist. U.S.C.S.

    [Washington, DC]: U.S. Coast Survey Office, 1851. The first official map of Humboldt Bay, preceded only by a Russian map drawn in 1806 and published about 1850 and a map which appeared as a newspaper extra in San Francisco. ISBN: 281AIB0100628.

    Some tanning, generally vg. not colored.

    Book ID: 96660
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  • The Quest for Qual-a-Wa-Loo (Humboldt Bay)--a Collection of Diaries and Historical Notes Pertaining to the Early Discoveries of the Area Now Known As Humboldt County, California by Pearsall, Clarence E.; George D. Murray; A. C. Tibbetts; and Harry L. Neall
    Pearsall, Clarence E.; George D. Murray; A. C. Tibbetts; and Harry L. Neall
    The Quest for Qual-a-Wa-Loo (Humboldt Bay)--a Collection of Diaries and Historical Notes Pertaining to the Early Discoveries of the Area Now Known As Humboldt County, California

    First Edition

    San Francisco: (the authors), 1943. 190 pages. "Adventures of the rugged pioneers who fought their way against hostile Indians, through forbidding forests, over high mountains, to the Discovery of Humboldt Bay, California 1850 from the land side" -- from the jacket cover. ISBN: B00EWH2HE4.

    First edition (first printing). A very good copy in a dust jacket with light chipping to the ends and a 2-1/4 tear to the front fold repaired on the verso with document repair tape. Very scarce in the jacket.

    Book ID: 259314
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  • In the Redwood's Realm: By-ways of Wild Nature and Highways of Industry As Found Under Forest Shades and Amidst Clover Blossoms in Humboldt County, California by Eddy, J. M. (compiler)
    Eddy, J. M. (compiler)
    In the Redwood's Realm: By-ways of Wild Nature and Highways of Industry As Found Under Forest Shades and Amidst Clover Blossoms in Humboldt County, California

    First Edition

    San Francisco: D.S. Stanley & Co, 1893. 112 pages, including more than 200 half-tone reproductions of photographs. The most elaborate of the 19th century booster publications on Humboldt County, California, extolling the region's extensive natural resources with an eye toward attracting investment. As with most such publications of the era, it proudly proclaims that no Chinese lived or worked in the county--they had been forcibly expelled in 1885. The book was produced through the newly established Chamber of Commerce and was filled with many pages of economic data, at least some of which was more inspirational than actual. According to reports published at the time in local newspapers, 15,000 copies of the book were printed, most in decorated wrappers;…

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    San Francisco: D.S. Stanley & Co, 1893. 112 pages, including more than 200 half-tone reproductions of photographs. The most elaborate of the 19th century booster publications on Humboldt County, California, extolling the region's extensive natural resources with an eye toward attracting investment. As with most such publications of the era, it proudly proclaims that no Chinese lived or worked in the county--they had been forcibly expelled in 1885. The book was produced through the newly established Chamber of Commerce and was filled with many pages of economic data, at least some of which was more inspirational than actual. According to reports published at the time in local newspapers, 15,000 copies of the book were printed, most in decorated wrappers; "a hundred or more copies bound in leather", and an unspecified number (presumably in the hundreds) in thin cloth-covered boards. Despite the large print run, it is remarkably uncommon, perhaps due to the cheap binding, which tends to fall apart (the expense breakdown for the publication provided by the Chamber after the book was finished allocated only a penny per book for binding, compared to 20 cents for paper and printing). 11.5 x 9.25 inches. ISBN: B0008746NC.

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    First edition (first printing). A good copy with damage to covers and spine. Mild foxing to interior. Contents very good.

    Book ID: 264411
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  • In the Land of the Grasshopper Song: A Story of Two Girls in Indian Country in 1908-1909 by Arnold, Mary Ellicott and Mabel Reed
    Arnold, Mary Ellicott and Mabel Reed
    In the Land of the Grasshopper Song: A Story of Two Girls in Indian Country in 1908-1909

    First Edition

    Vantage Press, 1957. 313 pages. In 1908 two New York women (who were also life partners) set off for the Karuk tribe in far Northern California acting as Federal Field Agents. Their mission to bring Native Americans into the 20th Century would forever change their lives. ISBN: 281AIB0094989.

    First edition (first printing). A very good copy in a dust jacket with uneven fading and creased tears to the cover, and toning to the folds and edges. Former owner's name on front pastedown.

    Book ID: 168023
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  • The Discovery of Humboldt Bay by Wood, L. K.
    Wood, L. K.
    The Discovery of Humboldt Bay

    First Edition Thus

    (San Francisco): (Society of California Pioneers), 1932. 22 pages. LK Wood's account of the discovery of Humboldt Bay by the overland Gregg party, in December 1849. It was originally published in the Humboldt Times newspaper, in 1856, and reprinted in booklet form sometime later by Wood's sons, David and L.K. Jr. Based on the text, this version was revised in 1872. It was reprinted in the Society of California Pioneers Quarterly in 1932 and in this small booklet, issued in an edition of 100 copies. See Rocq, California Local History, no. 2141. ISBN: 281AIB0028986.

    First edition of this printing. A few pages with short tears in the lower margin, else fine in stapled wrappers. [JSP02]

    Book ID: 17498
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  • Photographs of Presidents Nixon, Johnson, and Reagan at the Eureka Airport for the Dedication of the Lady Bird Johnson Grove by Finan, M. A.
    Finan, M. A.
    Photographs of Presidents Nixon, Johnson, and Reagan at the Eureka Airport for the Dedication of the Lady Bird Johnson Grove

    Sudden Service Photo Lab, [1969]. Lot of ten 5-by-7-inch black-and-white photographs, apparently taken by an Arcata, CA, photographer, with his stamp on the back of several of the prints. The images show scenes at the Eureka airport as the dignitaries assembled for the dedication of the Lady Bird Johnson grove in Redwood National Park descended from Air Force One and addressed a cheering crowd. Among the visitors were President Richard M. Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon, former president Lyndon Baines Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson, and Ronald Reagan, then governor of California. Two of the images include all three presidents, but in one Reagan is facing away from the camera. The photographs were taken on August 27, 1969, and were likely printed soon after. ISBN: 281AIB1031836.

    Prints slightly curled but generally very good.

    Book ID: 143748
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