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CALIFORNIA COOKING

By: Art Museum Council, Los Angeles County Museum Of Art

Price: $36.00

Publisher: NY, Clarkson N. Potter: 1986

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 21835

ISBN: 0517560836

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Faint dampstain lower spine edge; DJ clipped ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 224 pages; 21835G View more info

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The Stuarts

By: Ashley, Maurice & Antonia Fraser

Price: $9.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31801

ISBN: 0520228006

Condition: As New


A Royal History Of England Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 104 pages; 31801 View more info

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Oil On Their Shoes Petroleum Geology to 1918

By: Blakey, Ellen Sue

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Amer Assn of Petroleum Geologists: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31574

ISBN: 0891818030

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 192 pages; 31574 View more info

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Texas In The Middle Eighteenth Century, Studies in Spanish Colonial History and Administration

By: Bolton, Herbert Eugene

Price: $24.50

Publisher: University of Texas: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 31346

ISBN: 0292700563

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Originally published in 1915 as Volume 3 of The University of California Publications in History, this reprint in 1970 has errata notice for pages 2, 9, 28, 32, 80. Index and bibliography. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 501 pages; 31346 View more info

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The Gold Hunters: A First-hand Picture Of Life In California Mining Camps In The Early The Gold Hunters: A First-hand Picture Of Life In California Mining Camps In The Early Fifties [1850s]

By: Borthwick, J. D. (edited by Horace Kephart)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: International Fiction Library, MacMillan: 1917

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 30096

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


From the introduction by Horace Kephart: Many narratives have been published by men who participated in the stirring events of early California. From among them I have chosen ... One written by a British artist, Mr. J. D. Borthwick, in Edinburgh in 1857. The original book is rare. It is here reprinted in full (1917) , with certain errors corrected. Shelf pull cracks at head of spine. Gutters cracking. Text block tight. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 361 pages; 30096 View more info

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Long Time Gone A Black Panther's True-Life Story: of His Hijacking and Twenty-Five Years in Cuba

By: Brent, William

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Crown: 1996

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29725

ISBN: 081292486X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The absorbing story of one man's journey from his dirt-poor childhood in Franklin, Louisiana, to his coming of age on the streets Oakland, California. Along the way, Brent finds himself scrapping with the law, learning to survive in San Quentin, growing steadily more politically aware of the many ways his own individual course is bound up with the destiny of African-Americans generally. Brent's intuitive resentment of unjust and abusiv authority marked him as a troublemaker from an early age. It would leave Its stamp upon his character as a man. Deckled edges. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9&#... View more info

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The Sharks

By: Burgess, Robert F.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1970

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26593

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Edgeworn DJ, previous owner's name. Review taped to front free endpaper. August 7, 1975, Washington Star newspaper clipping of the capture of a 15-foot long weighing 2400 pounds, white shark off the coast of California laid in at title page. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 159 pages; 26593 View more info

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The Wars of the Roses

By: Cheetham, Anthony & Antonia Fraser

Price: $9.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31802

ISBN: 0520228022

Condition: As New


Self-wraps; A Royal History Of England Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 104 pages; 31802 View more info

Travels In Mexico And California

By: Clarke, A. B. (Anne M. Perry, Ed. )

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Texas A & M Press: 1988

Seller ID: 15718

ISBN: 0890963541

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


SIGNED BY THE EDITOR, Anne M. Perry; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages; 15718; Signed by One Author View more info

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The Houses of Hanover and Saxe-Coburg-Gotha A Royal History of England

By: Clarke, John & Jasper Ridley & Antonia Fraser

Price: $9.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 2000

Seller ID: 31800

ISBN: 0520228014

Condition: As New


Self-wraps. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 112 pages; 31800 View more info

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Two Years Before The Mast

By: Dana, Jr. , R. H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, P. F. Collier: 1969

Edition: 62nd Printing

Seller ID: 21943

Condition: Very Good


Kimble County Library stamp top and bottom page edges, no other library markings. Tracing an awe-inspiring ocean journey from Boston, around Cape Horn, to the California coast, Two Years Before the Mast is both a riveting story of adventure and an eloquent, insightful account of life at sea in the early nineteenth century. ; Harvard Classics, Deluxe Edition Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 21943 View more info

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The 2000-mile Turtle And Other Episodes from Editor Harold Smith's Private Journal

By: Fox, H. B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Madrona Press, Inc.: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 26076

ISBN: 0890520143

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


The author lives in a century-old house on the San Gabriel River near the one-store community of Circleville, five miles down the road from his native Granger, Texas. In an old smokehouse out back, he writes a column that appears in some fifty Texas newspapers and a number of others scattered over ten states, from California to New Jersey. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 128 pages; 26076 View more info

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Gourmet: The Magazine Of Good Living February 1995

By: Gourmet Magazine

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Gourmet Magazine: 1995

Seller ID: 21474

Condition: Near Fine


A valentine dinner; the riviera in bloom; talking with Julia Child; Spanish Missions of California. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 21474 View more info

The CBS Murders A True Story of Greed and Violence in New York's Diamond District

By: Hammer, Richard

Price: $18.50

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1987

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 25667

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Three CBS employees were shot to death when they stumbled upon a murder-for-hire in progress in a New York City parking lot. The original victim worked as an accountant for Irwin Margolis, a shady diamond merchant, who was attempting to cover up a large-scale fraud. Margolis was convicted of the killings in 1984. Hammer has produced a brief, matter-of-fact account of the case. While suitable for larger true crime collections, this book is unlikely to have special appeal for a wide audience. Gregor A. Preston, Univ. Of California Lib. , Davis Copyright 1987 Cahners Business Information. Previou... View more info

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Legends And Lore Of The American Indians

By: Hardin, Terri (Ed. )

Price: $14.01

Publisher: NY, Barnes & Noble: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 21895

ISBN: 1566190398

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


An extraordinary collection of Native American legend and lore drawn from a wealth of material gathered together by both storytellers and scholars. The book is divided into four sections: the Northeast and Southeast; Central and Great Lakes; the Southwest; Coastal California and the Northwest. A list of tribes for each region is included. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 525 pages; 21895 View more info

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The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Sketches

By: Harte, Francis Bret

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Spencer Press: 1937

Seller ID: 30688

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


As a novelist, poet, and statesman, Francis Bret Harte was bound to have led a life directing him into many fascinating channels. Most of the literary works which he left behind, show he spent on the California frontier in the days of the gold rush. Born in Albany NY in 1839, Harte left his home for California with the sort of adventure which appealed strongly to his world of experience with the sort of adventure which appealed strongly to his imaginative talents. In 1868, when he was appointed editor of the "Overland Monthly" he wrote "Luck of Roaring Camp" and others of his m... View more info

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The Indians Of California A Critical Bibliography

By: Heizer, Robert F.

Price: $14.01

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1976

Seller ID: 27411

ISBN: 0253330017

Condition: Very Good+


Usual ex-library markings; in mylar sleeved jacket. ; Second Volume in the Newberry Library Center for the History of the American Indian Series; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 68 pages; 27411 View more info

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A Venom In The Blood The Bizarre True Account of a Husband-And-Wife Serial Killers Who Terrorized the California Countryside

By: Hoffman, Eric Van

Price: $29.00

Publisher: NY, Donald I. Fine, Inc.: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26051

ISBN: 1556112068

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


On September 12, 1978, two teenage girls follow a woman back to her dirty van in a local mall parking lot. The following day, their raped and beaten bodies are discovered. It's only the first of 10 serial murders by Gerald and Charlene Gallego. This true crime account draws heavily on the Gallego's own words to create one of the most mesmerizing portraits ever of serial killers. Gutter beginning to crack at page 292, beginning of section of photos. Previous owner's cataloging dot taped to spine of DJ. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 322 pages; 26051 View more info

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The Bibliography Of Crime Fiction, 1749-1975: Listing All Mystery, Detective, Suspense, Police, And Gothic Fiction In Book Form Published In The English Language.

By: Hubin, Allen J

Price: $99.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, University Extension, University of California, San Diego: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26284

ISBN: 0891630481

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


This book lists all adult crime fiction in book form in the English language published anywhere in the world through December 31, 1975. Dime novels and magazines are not included. ; The Mystery library Series; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 697 pages; 26284 View more info

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21 New Ways To Serve Hamburger

By: Hunt's

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fullerton, CA, Hunt's Foods: 1959

Seller ID: 14437

Condition: Near Fine


In 1961 San Diego, California, hamburger meat was around 33 cents a pound. This booklet shows hamburger meat at 4 lbs for a dollar or 1.59/lb. That should give you a clue as to the date this was published. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 23 pages; 14437 View more info