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In the Footprints of the Padres. New and Enlarged Edition. Introduction by Charles Phillips.

By: Charles Warren Stoddard (1843-1909).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA:, A. M. Robertson,: 1912

Edition: Revised and Enlarged. Edition

Seller ID: EE516-096


Revised and Enlarged EDITION, copyright 1911, printed by Taylor, Nash & Taylor. 8vo. 7 7/8 x 5 3/8 inches. (xvi), 291 pp. Frontispiece of Mission Dolores, 1855, title page printed in red and black with an architectural vignette, 23 plates, decorative initials; text clean, unmarked. Quarter brown cloth, printed paper over boards, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight, rubbed. Bookseller ticket of Robertson, San Francisco on rear paste-down. Very Good. ... View more info

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San Francisco in the Seventies, The City as Viewed by a Mexican Political Exile.

By: Guillermo Prieto (1818-1897), and Edwin S. Morby (1909-1985), translator.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, John Henry Nash,: 1938

Seller ID: GG217-040


LIMITED EDITION of 650 copies. 4to. 11 x 8 1/4 inches. [i], (xxiv), (91) pp. Frontispiece, 3 illustrations (including frontispiece), headpieces; text clean, unmarked. Quarter blue cloth, printed paper spine label, marbled paper over boards; binding square and tight, mild shelf wear. Very Good. Guillermo Prieto was a Mexican writer and Liberal politician, and Mexico's national poet during his lifetime. For his Liberal politics he was temporarily exiled from Mexico... View more info

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Climb the Mountains.

By: John Muir (1838-1914).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Santa Cruz:, Peter and Donna Thomas,: 1995

Seller ID: HG716-007


LIMITED EDITION of 100 copies, this is number 28. Miniature Book. 2 5/8 x 1 7/8 inches. Unpaginated. [17] pp. Accordion book, illustrations and text linocuts on painted handmade paper; text clean, unmarked. Wrappers, Sierra wood cover panels and spine label; binding square and tight, covers bowed. SIGNED by Donna Thomas on colophon. Fine. This little volume contains an excerpt from John Muir's Our National Parks (1901, p. 56). It begins, "Climb the mountains and... View more info

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Song of Creation.

By: John Muir (1838-1914).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Santa Cruz:, Peter and Donna Thomas,: 1999

Seller ID: BO716-038


LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies, this is number 23. Miniature Book. 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 inches. Unpaginated. Color illustrations of Yosemite, with hand-written text photo-reproduced; text clean, unmarked. Accordion book, paper over boards, pictorial paper label on front cover; binding square and tight. Fine. Illustrations and binding by Donna Thomas, handmade paper by Peter Thomas. Illustrations of landmarks in Yosemite, with labels, and a quote from John Muir: "From fo... View more info

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These Waiting Hills: The Santa Monicas.

By: John Russell McCarthy (1889-1973).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Times-Mirror Press,: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-252


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 9 x 6 3/8 inches. 73 pp. Photograph frontispiece with protective tissue guard, title page in decorative border, headpieces; text clean, unmarked. Blind- and gilt-stamped full green cloth boards, printed dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, offsetting from dust jacket on free end-papers, light shelf wear. Very Good. A collection of prose essays about the Santa Monica Mountains. View more info

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The Untarnished Gold, The Immutable Treasure: A Report on a Book-in-Progress.

By: Lawrence Clark Powell (1906-2001).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Davis, CA:, University of California, Davis,: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EE516-189


Series: Library Associates of the University Library, Davis Keepsake, No. 3. LIMITED EDITION. of 850 copies composed and printed for Library Associates by the University of California Printing Department, Berkeley. Pamphlet. 9 x 6 1/8 inches. [vi], 16, [2] pp. 4 original woodcut decorations by Mallette Dean, decorative initial; text clean, unmarked. Pictorial printed wrappers, stapled; binding square and tight, light use / shelf wear. Very Good. Foreword by J. R. Bl... View more info