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Np: Ward Ritchie Press, 1959. Hardcover. 145 pp. Edited and With an Introduction by John W. Caughey. Originally published in 1850, Wheat [Books of The Gold Rush], regards it as "one of the earliest authentic personal accounts of the California diggings." BARRETT 389.BLUMANN & THOMAS 4876. COWAN p83. HOWES B943. JONES 1229. SABIN 9067. WHEAT 28.
Palo Alto: Lewis Osborne, 1966. Hardcover. 88 pp. Illustrations, maps and a large fold-out, reprint of the "Nevada Democrat," announcing thehanging of Bolin. Introduction by Richard H. Dillon. Bolin, son of minister arrived at the gold fields, fell to drinking, gambling and murder. The trial received wide spread notoriety.
Los Angeles: California State Historical Assoc. 1948. First edition. Hardcover. 132 pp. Illustrations and maps. Bibliography. Index. The author has published other works relating to this period, and this present volume is not meant to cover the same field, but rather to complement these other works. ROQC 15764.
Berkeley: The Friends of The Bancroft Library, 1965. First edition. Hardcover. 119 pp. Illustrated. A tribute, festschrift to Hammond, who served as Library Director at the Bancroft, andretired in 1965. Printed and designed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy, signed and dated by George P. Hammond, May 23, 1965; bright, crisp...
San Francisco: Paul Elder, 1915. First edition. Hardcover. 202 pages. 22x 15 cm. Approximately seventy-five tipped-in plates. A lovely book by a well-respected, artistic west coast publisher. Mullgardt was an important architect of his day with one foot in the nineteenth century Light flaking front cover.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. 164 pages. 26 x 15.5 cm. 97 plates of Spanish Houses and their details. Bibliography of Spanish Architecture. Included are plan, materials and construction, exterior walls, roofs, doorwasy, windows, balconies, interiors, furniture and furnishings, et al. Bright, very fresh copy.
San Francisco: San Francisco Bay Cities Club of Printing House Craftsmen, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. Unpaginated, 8 leaves. 29.5 x 21.5 cm. Pastedown front cover label noting "This volume has been made specially for Porter Garnett.......February 1929," with hand written inscription on free endpaper, "and Haywood H. Hunt wishes to...