New York: V. G. Audubon, 1854. Second Edition. Large Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in 1/4 orange leather, marbled boards, gilt lettering to spines; all edges of text blocks gilt; Gift inscription in all volumes on sfep; mild scratching and wear to text block; mild foxing throughout, including to plates; With all plates, Volume 1: plates 1-50, with 2 copies of plate 45 bound in, for a total of 51 plates, Volume 2: plates 51-100, Volume 3: plates 101-155; Plate 22 with some repair to edges; RL consignment.
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1968-1974, 1980. Three large bound volumes containing a variety of 1960's counterculture newspapers. Thee are a total of 113 Issues. Volume 1 contains Issues of the Berkeley Barbs, starting at Vol. 6, No. 7, Issue 131, February 16-22, 1968 and running through Vol. 8, No. 7, Issue 183, February 14-21, 1969. It contains Issues 131-146, 149, 150, 152-159, 161, 162, 164-170, 172-176, 178-183, with 174 misnumbered as 173 and 178 done twice, being a total of 48 Issues. Volume 2 contains Issues of the Berkeley Barbs, starting at Vol. 8, No. 8, Issue 184, February 21-27 1969 and running through Vol. 10, No. 1, Issue 230, January 9-15, 1970. It contains Issues 184-204, Berkeley Tribe #2, 205-214, 216-221, 223, 225, 227-230, being a total of 43 issues of the Berkeley Barbs plus 1 issue of the Berkeley Tribe. This volume includes the special Barb on Strike issue, after which the staff launched their own rival newspaper, the Berkeley Tribe. Volume 3 contains a variety of issues from various magazines and newspapers, including: Rolling Stone, issue 120, October 1972, Berkeley Barb Vol. 15 No. 8 Issue 367, August 25-31 1972, National Enquirer Vol. 46 No. 20. January 16 1972, Rolling Stone Issue 82, May 13 1971, Rolling Stone Issue 80, April 15, 1971, Rolling Stone Issue 76, February 18 1974, Los Angeles Free Press, Issue 333, December 4 1970, The Organ, Vol. 1 Issue 2, September 1984, Tribe, Vol. 3 No. 11, Issue 63, September 18-25 1970, Earthtimes No. 2, May 1970, Earthtimes No. 1, April 1970, Rolling Stone No. 53, March 7, 1970, Los Angeles Free Press, Vol. 5 No. 46, Issue 226, November 15-21, 1968, Los Angeles Free Press Vol. 5 No. 29, Issue 209, July 19-25, 1968, Los Angeles Free Press, Vol. 5 No. 19, Issue 199, May 10-16 1968, Los Angeles Free Press Vol. 5 No. 16 Issue 196, April 19, 1968, San Fransisco Express Cities, Vol. 1 No. 12, April 11 1968, The Bay Guardian, Vol. 2 No. 9, April 5 1968, Los Angeles Free Press, Vol. 5 No. 9, May 1-7 1968, The Bay Guardian, Vol. 2 No. 8, February 28, 1968, Los Angeles Free Press Vol. 5 No. 7, Issue 187, February 16-22, 1968, The Bay Guardian, Vol. 2 No. 6, February 7, 1968 being a total of 22 Issues.
Washington: Thomas H. Ford, 1860. First Edition. Tall quarto; 358, (41) pp. Rebound in modern cloth, with leather spine and leather spine label. With 70 color plates; lacking two of the three folding maps at rear; the third is present but has a longitudinal tear halfway through the middle. Foxing to interior and many of the plates. Good copy only; Shelved in Case # 4.
San Francisco: Simon J. Lubin Society of California, Inc., 1938. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo., 34pp.; VG; pamphlet, wrappers; inside front cover has a glue-stain where it appears as though something was removed; small booksellers sticker to the upper fore corner of the inside rear cover; with the famous front cover photo by Dorthea Lange of the migrant mother breast feeding her child; precursor to Steineck's The Grapes of Wrath; KT consignment; shelved case 2.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1931. first limited edition (300 copies). Tall folio in beige hardcovers with leatherette five-band embossed spine and gold letters; VG; minimal shelf wear on spine; slightly open gutter in front; printed on thick parchment paper with deckle edges; contains folded engraved, colored maps throughout; list of members of the Illinois Company who left in 1849; pp. 272; shelved above case # 2; please contact us for shipping costs.
Washington: Wendell and Van Benthuysen, Printers, 1848. First Edition, House of Representatives issue. Octavo, 11, 614 pages; rebacked with contemporary calf boards preserved, new spine with label preserved, burgundy morocco with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing to boards; mild foxig throughout; First edition, House of Representatives issues of the report, containing the reports of Lieutenant Abert, Colonel Cooke, and Captain Johnson as well as that of Emory; the Senate issue only contained the Emory report; with both folding maps; profusely illustrated; shelved case 1.
Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1962. Limited Edition, #563/725. tall 8vo., 410 pp., i-xv pp., VG; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; rounding to spine, bumping to tail; bright gilt top, mild wear to text-block; dark brown discoloration to fore-edge of gilt top; mild age-toning to text-block; ex-library: embossed stamp "Library of Giancarlo Cavagna [GAC] with "03" in blue ink to half-title page; embossed "University of Western Ontario London Library" stamp to title page and p. 101; faded "U.W.O. LIBRARY" stamp to all sides of text-block, though most visible to gilt top; very occasional stains/waving to interior, text affected yet clear and legible; marginalia in pencil mostly to pp. xiv-xv; No. 563 of 725 numbered copies; shelved case 1.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1964. first limited edition (400 copies). Tall folio in 3/4 orange and yellow hardcovers with beige cloth spine and brown letters; VG; printed on thick parchment paper with deckle edges; contains 37 plates with folded colored maps on rice paper; in good condition; shelved in Case # 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
The Book Club of California, 1950. first limited edition (375 copies). small folio in black and red hardcovers with red leatherette spine and gold letters; VG; printed on thick parchment paper with deckle edges; contains historical accounts of the exploration; 29 maps of the San Francisco Bay, and 9 maps of the Town of San Francisco, including larger folded maps; in good condition; pp. 140; shelved in Case # 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1960. First Edition, Third Printing. 4to., xviii, 89pp.; VG/VG-; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; 2 1/2 inch long tear along upper edge of front cover near hinge, mild wear elsewhere; interior clean; SIGNED flat on half-title page by Ansel Adams; shelved case 11.
New York: A. Roman and Company, 1870. First Edition. 8vo., 292 pages,  ads; VG; bound in green cloth, gilt lettering to front cover and spine; beveled edges; mild wear to boards, including some small staining to front hinge, chipping to head and tail of spine; frontispiece with tissue-guard; gift inscription on second front endpaper; published six years after President Abraham Lincoln's signed the Yosemite Grant in 1864, and two decades before the land became Yosemite National Park, on October 1, 1890; shelved case 1.
Fort Collins, CO: The Old Army Press, 1974. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 168; G+/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning toward exterior edges; 1/4 bound blue spine with ivory boards; slight wear to edges; small gilt illustrated crossed swords to front; minor splaying to boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; intact binding; frontispiece; inscribed by authors to ffep.
New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1849. Fourth edition. Small octavo; good/none; blue cloth spine with gilt title; blind stamped decorations on spine and boards; ex libris, name label and stamp; shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; foxing; 480 pp.; binding shaken; spine, sunned; chipping and wear; boards, spot discoloration; else good.
Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1953. First Edition. Octavo, 1187 pages; VG-, VG-; fully bound in red cloth, spines have gilt lettering; bindings have minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with moderate bumping on the fore edge corners, both volumes have minor rubbing on both front and back covers; pages have minor age toning; contains a large fold out map; shelved above Spain.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa: The Torch Press, 1914. Octavo, 525/683 pages; VG-/VG, VG/G; spines are beige with black lettering; dust jackets are in mylar coverings, volume 1 has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, minor discoloration and creasing, volume 2 has a large chunk out of the back cover and several small open tears, with heavy creasing on the bottom of the back cover; bindings have minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, volume one has moderate detachment on the hinges of the front and back cover; pages have gilt along the top edge, have minor age toning; original owner's name is written in pen in both volumes in the early pages; shelved case 9.
Bowman County, North Dakota: Rural Area Development Committee, 1965. Octavo; pp 488; VG/no-DJ; light brown spine with dark brown text; cloth has light wear to exterior, panel are clean and intact; text block has light ivory toning to exterior edges, previous owner's book plates to front pastedown, interior clean with secure and tight binding; very good condition.
Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; 6 volumes: 1-TV Underwater: Silver Springs, Florida, April 15, 1956; 2-Barnhart Dam: U.S.-Canada Border, June 3, 1956; 3-Western Plains: Laramie, WY, Sept. 16, 1956; 4-Guided Missiles: White Sands, NM, March 3, 1957; 5- The Immigration Patrol Story on the California-Mexico Border, April 28, 1957; & 6-Marine Assault: Quantico, VA, May 12, 1957; Cloths have slightly sunned spines with minor scratches and rubbing as well as slight white smudges on exterior of panels and lightly rubbed edges and corners but otherwise panels are strong and intact; Text blocks have darkened somewhat on exterior edges due to age with light foxing on some first pages however bindings are tight with fully bound pages.
New York: Arno Press, 1969 . Facsimile reprints [including maps]. VOLS. 1-7: 8vos., VG/no DJs; HCs, green cloth boards with gold lettering to spines and front boards; bumping to head and tail of spines, particularly to tail of Vol. 1; mild shelfwear to text-blocks, e.g., age-toning to top edges of text-blocks; frontispieces; VOL. 8: pamphlet with all 54 maps (facsimile reprints) housed in green cloth-covered clam-shell case (moderate shelfwear to case); pamphlet and maps in VG+ condition; second printing of De Voto's introduction [orig. 1953]; shelved above General American History.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1955. first limited edition (400 copies). Tall folio in grey cloth hardcovers with burgundy leatherette spine and gold letters; VG; printed on thick parchment paper; offsetting on gutter of end pages (found on most copies); contains 11 plates colored plates; in good condition; pp. 67; shelved in Front Table; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1925. First Edition. Octavo, 311 pages; VG/none; bound in publisher's dark blue cloth. gilt lettering faded on spine; mild shelfwear; Signed flat on ffep by Mencken; MA consignment; shelved case 1.
Runnemede, NJ: Fran Striker, Jr., 1983. First Edition. Octavo, 143 pages, VG/VG; paperback, golden yellow covers, no lettering to spine, black lettering to front and back covers: mild overall wear to covers; light age-toning/wear to text-block; interior clean, replete with black-and-white graphics; INSCRIBED by Striker, Jr. to title page; label with publisher's information to verso of page 143; shelved Case 13.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1932. First Edition. 8vo., 267pp.; VG-/none; spine red with black lettering; mild bumping to corners, small scattered drop stains to front board, two vertical creases to spine; interior clean; very scarce; shelved case 14.
Runnemede, NJ: Quest Word, 1993. Limited Commemorative Edition [#27/250]. Octavo, 353 pages, VG/VG; black faux-leather paper boards, bright gold lettering and illustration: minimal wear to boards; very mild wear to clean text-block; interior clean; SIGNED by Fran Striker Jr. beneath limitation label with a facsimile signature of his father, Fran Striker, to front pastedown, No. 27 of 250 numbered commemorative copies; INSCRIBED by Fran Striker, Jr. to ffep; contains "Thank You" card inscribed by "Fran" [Striker, Jr.] with a Certificate of Authenticity also signed by Fran Striker, Jr.; card and COA housed in white envelope to front endpapers; shelved Case 13.
San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1966. Revised Edition. Folio, 186 pp., VG/VG-; white DJ, black lettering to spine; overall mild wear/age-toning, small open tear to bottom edge of front cover, slight tearing to bottom corners; "Revised edition, $25" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, muted gold lettering; minimal wear to boards, boards somewhat cocked, mild waving to text-block; numerous glossy photographic plates to interior; shelved Front Table.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1961. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green, illustrated, with white and yellow print; DJ in mylar, edgewear, tears to spine ends, slight shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in green cloth with gold print on a black ground and red print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, creasing to front, slight vertical stain to front and rear; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the half-title page; 240 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w).
n. p. The Colorado Historical Society, 2000. Octavo; pp 163; VG/VG; brown cork spine with red text to black strip; dust jacket shows minor wear to exterior; cloth is clean, strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to edges; interior clean;.
Chicago: Orange Judd Company, 1905. Limited Edition, This copy # 400 of 500 printed. Hardcover octavo in Good condition only. "Bound in Indian smoke tanned buckskin". Line of fringe leather on front cover in some disarray. Moderate shelf wear and heavy soiling to cover. Heavy age toning to edges of text block, which is rough cut. B&W illustrations throughout. 202 pp. Crease to photo at page 19. Shelve 2018 Review Table (Spine is tan leather).
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2005. 8vo., 297pp.; VG; bound in fine gray genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt decorative motif on cover; gilt text block; silk ribbon; in excellent condition; shelved easton press.
Cody: Stockade Publishing, 1979. First edition. Small Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Light brown spine with dark brown text; Boards have light smudges on front, otherwise slight shelf wear with strong and sturdy planks; Text block has overall ivory toning without marks or defect; pp 165.
Los Angelos: The Quivira Society, 1933. Limited Edition (1/330). Octavo, 308 pages; VG; spine is beige with brown lettering, fully bound in brown cloth, front cover has a gilt insignia; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, has bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minor age toning and deckling; inscribed by the translator on the half title page, shelved regional history southwest.
n. p. New Mexico Magazine, 1999. Quarto; pp 95; VG-/no-DJ; blue spine with white text; cloth has some slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; arts - American; inscribed by artist.
San Francisco: San Francisco Call Co., [n.d.]. Third Edition. Octavo; 209pp; 3pp Press Notices; Good condition hardcover. original wraps bound in; full rust cloth with gilt title and Eureka top board; largely worn at spine ends and corners; hinges tender; pencil schoolwork [a triangle] on front endpaper; a dozen or so punctures to front endpaper; less to following blank; gutter a bit opened for first few sheets; contents generally very good throughout. [Spine; rust cloth no titles]. eb/nd.
Washington, D.C. A.O.P. Nicholson, 1857. Thick Quarto; pp 757; G/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text; odd volume; full title: Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; cloth has light sunning to exteriors; sturdy boards; text block has light age toning to exterior edges; interior shows light foxing to various pages; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Mexico: Artes Graficas, S.A., 1990. Facsimile edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; beige spines with white text to silver bars; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 385; vol. 2, pp 617; cloths show very slight wear to exteriors, sunned spines, strong boards; text blocks have slight browning.
Dallas: Southwest Railroad Historical Society, Inc., 1983. Reprinted. Large Oblong Octavo; pp 476; G/G-; red spine with yellow text; dust jacket has minor chipping to edges; light sunning to exterior; moderate rubbing to exterior; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs.
San Francisco, CA: The Grabhorn Press, 1948 . Limited Edition Reprint [1 of 300]. Folio, 44 pp., VG-; quarter-bound, tan title label with black lettering affixed to red cloth spine, blue/green/yellow pictorial paper boards; mild fading/chipping/tearing with slight material loss to title label affixed towards head of spine (black lettering legible); rubbing to edges and covers of boards; beveled fore-edge, text-block clean; bumping to corners, slight material loss to bottom corner of front board; very mild residue to gutters of endpapers; very mild square of aged paste staining to front paste-down (likely from bookplate); first appeared as a story in THE LUCK OF ROARING CAMP AND OTHER SKETCHES, "reprinted in an edition of three hundred copies" stated to limitation/copyright page; shelved Alcove 2.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. Large octavo; VG/VG; tan spine with black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing, age toning, staining, price clipped on both flaps; boards are strong, some rubbing; textblock has age toning, gift inscription on verso of copyright page, otherwise clean; pp 431.
West Chester, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 1986. First edition. Quarto; pp 199; VG/VG; dark red spine with white text; dust jacket is clean, minor wear to edges; cloth is clean, minor rubbing to edges; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by Margaret Tafoya and authors; arts - American;.
Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 1955. Second printing [SIGNED]. Octavo; vg/none; black cloth spine with gilt lettering; quarter-bound w/tan boards; INSCRIBED BY EDITOR, half-title page; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 87 pp.; endpapers, maps; else very good.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2006. first. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Dark blue spine with gold text; Limited leather binding; Inscribed by author on title page; Board have slightly rubbed corners, otherwise clean and strong; Text block is clean; pp 380.
New York: Moffat, Yard and Company, 1908. Octavo; G/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, call number at bottom; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, wear to corners and edges, tattering to spine caps, smudging to spine, stains to rear; Text block has library bookplate on front pastedown, library pocket on rear pastedown, library stamps to endpapers and title page verso, pinhole library stamp to all illustrated plates, tinted top edge, slight stain to fore edge, clean text; 57 pages, frontispiece, illustrated with b&w plates.
West Kingston: Donald M. Grant, 1977. First Illustrated Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; orange spine, black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, little to no wear, price unclipped; boards are strong; textblock clean; first illustrated edition; pp 311; FLP Collection.
Carmel: Friends of Photography in association with The Weston Gallery, 1979. Octavo (oblong); VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ in mylar, slight shelfwear but clean and bright; Boards in white cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 31 pages of text, 51 b&w plates.
St. Helena, CA: Napa Valley Vintners, 2013. First Edition. Oblong quarto; unpaginated; VG-/VG-; black spine with white and yellow text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Reuel Leslie Olson, 1926. Octavo; First edition, second printing; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; “Thesis Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy", Harvard University, June, 1926”; xxiv, 527 pages, illustrated.
College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1982. Tall quarto, 183pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is bright and clean, encased in a protective mylar covering. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. Inscribed by the author on the front free end page. Shelve: AMERICAN WEST Spine is mustard yellow with white text.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1951. Second Printing. Thick octavo; G-/no-DJ; sunned red spines with gilt text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 632; vol. 2, pp 686; sunned and soiled red slipcase; some fraying to edges; cloths have moderate wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks show light foxing to exterior fore edges; deckled fore edges; previous owner's name to front endpapers; frontispieces; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Chantilly, VA: Florentine Bookbindery, 1997. First edition. Octavo; pp 615; VG+; Green spine with black text; cloth has very slight wear to exterior; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges, sticker to rear pastedown; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
Talequah, OK: Cherokee Nation, 1969. Reprint. VG+ 12mo in orange DJ, title on white phot illus.spine in orange. Shelfwear, lt. foxing to DJ. Slight cock to spine, binding sound. Lt. foxing to textblock. Pages clean, flat and white, no foxing, no notes or underlining. 248 pgs. Photo-lithograph reproduction of the 1852 edition.
St. Paul: Northern News Co., ca. 1890. Octavo (oblong); G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black without print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to all edges, heavy wear to outside corners with small spine tears, some spotting, rear cover is stained and chipped; Textblock is a leporello (concertina binding), mild wear to edges, but images are clean and bright; 24 pages of illustrations.