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75 Years of Landscape Architecture at Berkeley, An Informal History / Part II:Recent Years, Laurie, Michael; with David C. Streatfield
1 Laurie, Michael; with David C. Streatfield 75 Years of Landscape Architecture at Berkeley, An Informal History / Part II:Recent Years
Berkeley Department of Landscape Architecture, University of California at Berkeley 1992 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Pink wraps, perfect bound, lettered on front in red with b&w cover photo of Cal campus, illustrated with b&w photos, unpaginated appendices follow text ; 8-1/4" x 10-3/4"; 108 pp; Covers lightly soiled, slightly edgeworn, creasing to rear cover, pages clean and unmarked. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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A BERKELEY YEAR: A Sheaf of Nature Essays, Carlin, Eva V. (Editor)
2 Carlin, Eva V. (Editor) A BERKELEY YEAR: A Sheaf of Nature Essays
Berkeley, California Women's Auxilliary of the First Unitarian Church of Berkeley, California 1909 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Decorated by Louise M. Keller Light brown paper boards with brown lettering, brown cloth spine, contributions by Joseph Le Conte, Charles A. Keeler, Willis I. Jepson and others. Printed and bound at the Fox Press, Oakland, California.; 5-3/4" x 8-1/4"; 112 pp; Light soiling to front cover (mostly texture), front free endpaper has a scalloped edge but no inscriptions, very little wear, most leaves unopened. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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A California Troubadour, Urmy, Clarence Thomas
3 Urmy, Clarence Thomas A California Troubadour
San Francisco A. M. Robertson 1912 No edition noted Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Variant binding, Gray cloth, gilt lettering to front cover along with pastedown b&w photograph, title page and text pages with decoratiive borders in orange. ; 5-1/4" x 8"; 92 pp; Spotting to spine, front board bowing slightly outward, prior owner name in pencil to front flyleaf and stamoed inside rear cover, a couple of small spots on pages that are generally clean and unmarked. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A CRACK IN THE EDGE OF THE WORLD: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906, Winchester, Simon
4 Winchester, Simon A CRACK IN THE EDGE OF THE WORLD: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906
HarperCollins Publishers 2005 0-06-057199-3 / 9780060571993 Stated First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Black paper boards, black cloth spine, cover lettered in red foil, map endpapers, b&w illustrations. Dust jacket folded into three sections; unfolds to reveal poster. This copy from the University of California Bancroft Library Centennial edition with bound in page containing signature of author. ; 6-1/4" x 9-1/4"; xiv, 462 pp; Signed by Author; Book with no wear of note. Jacket with very slight wear (bumped at upper right, tiny closed tears along bottom edge), not price clipped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A descriptive & priced CATALOGUE of Books, Pamphlets, and Maps relating directly or indirectly to the history, literature, and printing of California & The Far West formerly the collection of Thomas Wayne Norris, Livermore, Calif., Holmes, Harold C.; The Holmes Book Company
5 Holmes, Harold C.; The Holmes Book Company A descriptive & priced CATALOGUE of Books, Pamphlets, and Maps relating directly or indirectly to the history, literature, and printing of California & The Far West formerly the collection of Thomas Wayne Norris, Livermore, Calif.
Oakland, California Printed by the Grabhorn Press for The Holmes Book Company 1948 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Pink and white patterned paper boards, red cloth spine, paper spine label with black lettering, 4311 entries with prices - alphabetically organized, a number of items are illustrated on plates (some color). One from an edition of 500 copies. This copy with the uncommon prospectus laid in at front, and with Conditions of Sale sheet laid in at rear. Further, this copy with a presentation inscription at the bottom of the Introduction, penned and signed by Harold C. Holmes. The presentatio n was to St. Paul playwright and book collector Waring Jones [1927-2008]. ; 9-1/4" x 13-1/4"; 217 pp; Signed by Author; Boards edgeworn and rubbed with some loss of color, spine label worn with much lost, rear hinge a bit loose with slight worming at top and bottom of spine. Text block VG+, clean and unmarked apart from noted inscription. Prospectus is fine. Pencil notes to reverse of Conditions sheet. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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A Flier in Oil: Adolph B. Spreckels and the Rise of the California Petroleum Industry, Kirk, Anthony
6 Kirk, Anthony A Flier in Oil: Adolph B. Spreckels and the Rise of the California Petroleum Industry
San Francisco California Historical Society 2000 0-910312-58-3 / 9780910312585 First Printing Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Pictorial wraps with folding flaps, brown endsheets, well illustrated with b&w photos. ; Oblong, 12" x 9"; 95 pp; As new. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A HISTORY OF THE LOS ANGELES LABOR MOVEMENT, 1911 -1941, Perry, Louis B. and Richard S. Perry
7 Perry, Louis B. and Richard S. Perry A HISTORY OF THE LOS ANGELES LABOR MOVEMENT, 1911 -1941
Berkeley and Los Angeles University of California Press 1963 Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
Publications of the Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California. Black cloth, gilt spine lettering. Yellow dust jacket lettered in black. ; 6-1/4" x 9-1/2"; xvi, 622 pp; Ex-library (withdrawn) with spine label, catalog card and other markings on FFEP, a few stamps elsewhere. Jacket enclosed in mylar cover and TAPED to book, Jacket is little worn, as is book, solid hinges, pages clean and unmarked. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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A Journal Of Ramblings through the High Sierra of California by the University Excursion Party, Le Conte, Joseph
8 Le Conte, Joseph A Journal Of Ramblings through the High Sierra of California by the University Excursion Party
San Francisco The Sierra Club 1930 Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown wrappers, white spine label, frontispiece portrait of Le Conte, reproductions of title page and 3 images from original edition. Foreword by Francis P. Farquhar, bibliographical notes on earlier editions at rear. Fifteen hundred copies printed for the Sierra Club by Taylor & Taylor. ; 6" x 8-1/2"; x, 148 pp; Wraps lightly edgeworn, spine sunned, prior owner name inside front cover. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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A Record of Travels in Arizona and California 1775 - 1776, Garces, Fr. Francisco
9 Garces, Fr. Francisco A Record of Travels in Arizona and California 1775 - 1776
San Francisco John Howell - Books 1967 Stated Second Printing Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
A New Translation Edited by John Galvin. One of 1500 copies Designed and Printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy. Yellow decorative cloth, gilt spine lettering, ragged right edge, five color plates and two fold-out maps, index at rear. Heavy, extra for international postage. ; 9" x 13"; ix, 113 pp; Fine condition. A few leaves remain unopened, as issued. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Shaw, Reuben Cole; Milo Milton Quaife (Editor) Across the Plains in Forty-nine
Chicago R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. (The Lakeside Press) 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Number 46 among The Lakeside Classics, issued Christmas 1948. Red cloth, gilt decoration front and spine lettering, top edge gilt. Frontispiece portrait of author, additional plates , all guarded. In protective glassine wrapper, as issued).; 4-1/2" x 6-3/4"; lii, 170 pp; Prior owner name inscribed on FFEP else fine. Covers bright, tight binding, pages clean and unmarked. Glassine wrapper edgeworn. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Addresses Delivered at the Dedication of the New Campus and New Buildings of the University of California at Los Angeles, March 27 and 28, 1930.
11 Addresses Delivered at the Dedication of the New Campus and New Buildings of the University of California at Los Angeles, March 27 and 28, 1930.
Berkeley, California University of California Press 1930 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Brown paper boards and endpapers.; 7" x 10"; 87 pp; Endpapers are causing browning of adjacent pages, very slight cover wear. This copy was owned by UC Professor Angus E. Bowmer and bears his bookplate and inked signature. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Hageman, Fred C. and Russell C. Ewing An Archaeological and Restoration Study of Mission La Purísma Concepción [The SANTA BARBARA BICENTENNIAL HISTORICAL SERIES Number Five]
Santa Barbara, California Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation 1980 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Reports Written for the National Park Service; Prepared and Edited for Publication by Richard S. Whitehead. Teal cloth, silver spine lettering, green map endpapers, illustrated with photos and maps.Published in a limited edition of five hundred copies. ; 7" x 10"; xxxi, 307 pp; Binding very lightly worn at top and bottom of spine and at tips of corners, nick in spine cloth at edge on rear board. Solid binding, pages clean and without tears or writing. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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An Episode of Fiddletown, Harte, Bret
13 Harte, Bret An Episode of Fiddletown
Amador City, California Quintessence Publications 1986 0-918466-14-8 / 9780918466143 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Created In Association with The Amador County Arts Council, Marlan Beilke, Printer. Publishers brown cloth, gilt lettering front and spine, endpapers offer repeating pattern of title printed in brown ink, tipped in b&w portrait of Harte follows The Printer's Foreword, ornamental capitals, three illustrations in b&w. This is copy #83 of the Sesquicentennial Edition (500 total copies), opposite the colophon page is a 25 cent Jack London postage stamp with a special cancellation prepared August 25, 1986 at Twain Harte. The book is protected by a tan jacket with cover design in blue and black lettering. ; 6-1/4" x 9-1/4"; viii, 53 pp; Very little wear to book or jacket (protected by mylar cover). 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Berkeley California, Windsor Publications
14 Windsor Publications Berkeley California
Beverly Hills, California Windsor Publications (1966) Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stapled wraps, front cover with Panoramic View of Berkeley and Bay Area at Sunset as viewed from the hills, white lettering. Well-illustrated with many b&w photos, much use of spot colors within, ads for Berkeley businesses on rear cover (inside is for Up-Right Scaffolds, outside is for Mason-McDuffie Co. ; Oblong, 11" x 8-1/2"; 48 pp; Early title from this publisher of civic and pictorial brochures. Uncommon, with OCLC (21775082) locatiing but two holdngs, at BPL and UCB. ; Light cover wear including creasing to spine and nick to edge of rear cover, internally fine. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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BERKELEY: The Town and Gown of it, Pettitt, George A.
15 Pettitt, George A. BERKELEY: The Town and Gown of it
Berkeley Howell-North Books 1973 0-8310-7101-X / 9780831071011 No edition noted Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Well-illustrated history of early Berkeley. Light blue cloth, black lettering.; 8-3/4" x 11-1/4"; 208 pp; Nearly fine book with slight spine lean in nearly fine jacket with light rubbing and lightly sunned spine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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BLUE GOOSE LEGEND, Fiock, Shari (Author and illustrator) and Sterling Fiock (Cartoonist)
16 Fiock, Shari (Author and illustrator) and Sterling Fiock (Cartoonist) BLUE GOOSE LEGEND
Yreka, Siskiyou County, California Coyote Publishing 1998 0-9628801-1-6 / 9780962880117 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A story for children of the short line railroad of the Yreka Western Railroad, and of a train called the Blue Goose. "Geographically and historically accurate facts are woven creatively with illustrations for a questionable 'goosey' legend." Stapled wraps, white illustrated cover. Each page with illustration (3/4 of page) and text (1/4 of page). Stated third printing, first was 1996. Scarce.; 8-1/2" x 11"; 36 pp; Slight cover wear. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 Smith, F. Dumont BOOK of a HUNDRED BEARS [A Tale of Yellowstone Park]
Chicago, Illinois Rand McNally & Company 1909 Stated Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Publishers green cloth, front cover and spine with color illustration of bears and white lettering, illustrations include frontispiece drawing of bears, initial chapter decorative letters, and photographs. ; 5-1/2" x 7-1/2"; 235 pp; Spine rubbed with some print loss, front cover illustration bright, rubbed along edges with lightly bumped corners, hinges sound though binding a bit loose, paper toned, clean and unmarked within 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Bulletin No. 84. THIRD ANNUAL REPORT of the State Oil and Gas Supervisor for the Fiscal Year 1917-1918. Covering Operations of the Department of Petroleum and Gas of the State Mining Bureau., Hamilton, Fletcher
18 Hamilton, Fletcher Bulletin No. 84. THIRD ANNUAL REPORT of the State Oil and Gas Supervisor for the Fiscal Year 1917-1918. Covering Operations of the Department of Petroleum and Gas of the State Mining Bureau.
Sacramento California State Printing Office 1918 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cloth, lettered in black, illustrated (including four fold-outs). This copy with stamp on title page "Compliments of Fletcher Hamilton, State Mineralogist". ; 6-1/2" x 9"; 617 pp; Covers lightly soiled, little wear, prior owner name on FFEP, endpapers toned causing toning to errata sheet and flyleaves as well, pages and plates VG+. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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CALIFORNIA ENGINEER (Vol. I, No. 2, February, 1923)
19 CALIFORNIA ENGINEER (Vol. I, No. 2, February, 1923)
Berkeley, California Associated Students of the University of California 1923 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
This issue includes an article about the proposed Bridge Across the Golden Gate and two different articles on explosives: Sidelights on Explosives by H. M. Briggs and Causes of Premature Explosions by C. W. Porter. Amber wraps, stapled, illustrated with photos, ads for local businesses at rear. ; 9" x 12"; 20 pp; Slight cover wear, a bit of rust on the staples. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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CALIFORNIA IN FACT AND FICTION: A Select List of Books in the Calaveras County Library
20 CALIFORNIA IN FACT AND FICTION: A Select List of Books in the Calaveras County Library
San Andreas, California Calaveras County Friends of the Library 1966 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A select bibliography comprising about fifteen percent of the Library's holdings in the field that were selected as outstanding or representative.. Blue wraps, stapled. Numbered on the front flyleaf, from an Edition of 1000 copies printed by the Philter Press, the private press of Paul and Joyce Quyle.; 7" x 10"; vii, 10 pp; Mild wear to covers, clean and unmarked within. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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