Santa Ana, CA: Orange County Historical Society, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Orange County Historical Society. Quarto. 339pp. Plus abreviations. Incl. Extensive index. Limited to 500 copies. Blue c;oth withred leather label. Plain white dustjacket has no writing. Item #8635
Santa Ana: Fine Arts Press, 1933. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine Arts Press. 14 1/2'' x 9''. 247pp. The illustrations are original designs, cut in linoleum by jean Goodwin.They are printed in oil paint. Bound by Earl A. Gray. Some spotting and light foxing. Rubbing to paper boards. Still a.... Item #11411
MEN OF THE PACIFIC COAST. Containing Portraits and Biographies of the Professional, Financial and Business Men of California, Oregon and Washington. 1902-1903.
San Francisco. Pacific Art Company. Full-Leather. Pacific Art Company. Thick octavo. 634pp. Profusely illustrated with portraits of the important men of the time, arranged by profession. Little text beyond minor biographical information. Includes index. Spine faded. One inch tear to front hinge and general wear. Back inner-hinge starting. Some foxing... Item #7174
Sacramento: A.J. Johnson, 1896. Cloth Hardcover. A.J. Johnson. 25pp. Library bookplate and several stamps- no pockets etc. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Item #6853
Armstrong, Aice Catt
Los Angeles: Who's Who Historical Society, 1950. Limited Edition. Full-Leather. Who's Who Historical Society. Limited to 1000 copies. 323pp. "Fourteen hundred illustrated biographies of leading men and women..." Biographies include residential addresses. This is Hal Wallace's copy, who was a publicity manager for many of the studios; his name is... Item #6720
Barry, T.A; Patten, B.A.
San Francisco: A.L. Bancroft, 1873. First edition. Hardcover. A.L. Bancroft. 12mo. 296pp. Green embossed cloth, title and spine stamped in gold. Two plates called for, but seldom if ever seen, are not present. Spine ends worn. Small book plate of "Chas. E. Rickes" Evidence of tape removed on front paste-down..... Item #12040
Beers, C. David; et al
San Luis Obispo: San Luis Obispo Archaeological Society, 1975. First edition. Original Wraps. San Luis Obispo Archaeological Society. 11'' x 8 1/2''. 198pp. Previous owners ink signature and date on title-page. Item #12208
Bell, Katherine M.
Santa Barbara: Privately Printed, 1931. First edition. Hardcover. Privately Printed. 7 7/8'' X 5 3/4''. 287pp. Top edge gilt. Some general wear to red cloth. Corner of page 73 was folded by a former reader, so is creased. Item #12066
Benedict, Pierce E.
Beverly Hills: A. H. Cawston & H. M. Meier, 1934. First edition. Hardcover. A. H. Cawston & H. M. Meier. Quarto. 235pp. plus index. Previous owners Signature and date on fly-leaf. Foxing to endpapers and some toning throughout. Chips and wear to the top edges of the last half dozen... Item #9549
Bettinger, Robert L.
Davis, California, U.S.A. Foundation for the Publication of Monographs in California and Great Basin Anthropology, 1982. Soft Cover. Foundation for the Publication of Monographs in California and Great Basin Anthropology. 104pp. Illustrated with photographs and charts. 'Monographs in California and Great Basin Anthropology' Number 1, December 1982. Very light wear... Item #8094
San Mateo: San Mateo Historical Association, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. San Mateo Historical Association. Oblong folio. 97pp. Illustrated from old photographs. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR," to Helen and Orin..." Dust jacket spine faded and scuffed and worn a bit at edges with chips and small tears. Item #10382
Chiacos, Elias (Editor)
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A. Pacific Books, 1995. First Edition. Soft Cover. Pacific Books. Quarto. 133pp. Item #8242
Clark, Arthur Miller
Carpinteria: 1962. First edition. Hardcover. 9 1/4'' x 6''. 93pp. Brown cloth, stamped in gold. Item #11305
Comstock, John Adams
Los Angeles: Published by the author, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Published by the author. 10 3/4'' X 8''. 334pp. text and 63pp. of colored plates. Multible images on each plate. One inch tear to upper hinge. Toning to endpapers, some minor toning throuth-out. Item #11684
Coombs, Gary B.
Goleta: Goleta Beautiful, Inc. 1982. First Edition. Hard Cover. Goleta Beautiful, Inc. Octavo. 83pp. Limited edition #86 of 250 copies. Nicely illustrated from old photographs. Item #9502
Coombs, Gary B.
Goleta: Goleta Beautiful, Inc. 1982. First Edition. Hard Cover. Goleta Beautiful, Inc. Octavo. 83pp. Limited edition #35 of 250 copies. Inscribed to " Bill..." and Signed by Coombs and Walker A. Tompkins. With four Coast Line Railroad Company tickets to the Miramar from Goleta, with 1982 stamp and a Spring... Item #9505
Cowan, Robert Ernest; Robert Granniss Cowan
Los Angeles: 1964. Hardcover. Thick Octavo. 926pp. Reprint of this important reference work complete in one volume. 3/4 buckram with paper covered boards and paper spine label. Mild toning to endpapers. Item #10311
Crowell, John C.
1950. Soft Cover. Octavo. 23pp. Pamphlet. Reprinted from The Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. Inscribed on front cover by the author. Item #8208
Drury, Wells; Aubrey Drury
Berkeley: Western Guidebook Company, . First edition. Hardcover. Western Guidebook Company. 6 7/8'' x 4 3/4''. 354pp. with index. 21pp. adds. Author inscribed '' To ...'' General light wear to covers. Item #11320
Ellison, William Henry [edited by]
Santa Barbara: McNally & Loftin Publishers, 1984. Reprint. Hardcover. McNally & Loftin Publishers. 8 1/2'' x 5 1/2''. 128pp. with index. General light wear to dustjacket. Item #12224
Ford, Henry Chapman
Santa Barbara: Edward Selden Spaulding, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. Edward Selden Spaulding. 12 1/4'' x 9 1/4''. Unpaginated. Signed and dated by Spaulding. Illustrates 36 etchings. Original brown cloth shows general light wear. Item #11945
Greenwood, Roberta S.
San Luis Obispo: San Luis Obispo County Archaeological Society, 1972. First edition. Original Wraps. San Luis Obispo County Archaeological Society. 11'' X 8 5/8'' 120pp. Item #12209
Hawkins, T. S.
San Francisco: Paul Elder, 1913. First edition. Hardcover. Paul Elder. 8 1/2'' x 5 3/4''. 160pp. Edition limited to 300 copies. General light wear to original red cloth. Tipped-in frontise has a light crease. Item #12155
Helper, Hinton R.
Baltimore: Published for The Author, 1855. First edition. Hardcover. Published for The Author. 12mo.300pp. Original embossed green cloth blind stamped on front and rear panels, pictorial spine depicting a miner with a pick-axe in gold. Spotting to cloth on rear. Spine ends rubbed with some loss. One corner bumped, others... Item #12042
Helper, Hinton R.
Baltimore: Published for The Author, 1855. First edition. Hardcover. Published for The Author. 12mo.300pp. Original embossed brown cloth blind stamped on front and rear panels, pictorial spine depicting a miner with a pick-axe in gold. Spine ends rubbed with loss. One corner bumped, others turned a little. Pencil ownership signature... Item #12178