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.
New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1913. Second Edition. Octavo, 208 pages; VG/VG; spine beige with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, small chip to lower edge of front, small closed tear to upper edge of front, small wear to head and tail of spine; upper fore corner of ffep has some mild wear; incredibly scarce in dust jacket; 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.
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.
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1979. Limited First Edition. Oblong quarto; 13 pp., 28 pp., 106 pp. black-and-white gloss plates, [3 pp.]; VG-; gray DJ, white lettering: light age-toning and mild scattered residue/water staining to margins of covers, closed tear to bottom corner of back cover, open tear to bottom corner of front cover at hinge, creasing to top margin of front cover and bottom margin of back cover, "$75.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, maroon buckram spine, purple cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, mild fading to edges; spine slight cocked, front board somewhat shaken, binding strong; mild age-toning/wear and slight waving to text-block, mild stain to bottom edge of text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, occasional minor imperfections to leaves/plates, text and photographs unaffected; SIGNED by Ansel Adams to bookplate affixed to ffep, unnumbered special edition exclusively for Time/Life subscribers, dated 1980, Carmel, California; shelved Front Table.
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 Literary Criticism/Hardcover Fiction.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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].
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;.
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.
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.
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.
Time-Life Books, 1984. Octavo; Reprint, originally published 1868; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown leather with gold print, embossed design on front, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for name in ink on front pastedown; xii, 284 pages, frontispiece (map), illustrated.
Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1982. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 303; VG-/VG-; light brown spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor edge wear; mylar wraps; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated.
Cleveland, OH: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1905. first edition. large octavo in burgundy hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; boards with some amount of soiling; ex-library copy with stamps and plate; frontispiece engraving; open gutter in front; deckle edges; paper and text clean; pp. 349; shelved in Western U.S. section.
New York: Official Magazine Corporation, 1956. na. Good+/none, 4to. Fifties Hollywood gossip magazine with lead piece on James Dean ("Don't Say He's Dead! Cry Millions of Fans") and numerous additional articles, including "Beauty Takes a Bath" (Joan Collins), "I'm Not a Playboy--Says Tab Hunter", "So In Love" (Piper Laurie), and "Bus Stop" (Dean Martin). Minor tears on cover edges, discoloration on sheet borders. 10/98.