Seattle: Superior Publishing, 1959. Many Illus. 4to, gray cloth, cloth lightly soiled. Seattle: Superior Publishing, (1959).
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Signed blank greeting card, 5" x 7", gatefold, the cover depicting a close-up view of Nevada Falls, Yosemite National Park, CA, boldly signed on the verso below the photographer's credit line, "Ansel Adams". Excellent condition. American landscape photographer and environmentalist.
Stackpole. Many black & white plates. 110pp., slim small 4to, black cloth n.p., (Stackpole, 1970). Reprint of the original 1913 edition. Near Fine.
Antwerp: Henrico y Cornelio Verdussen, 1709. 42 maps with original hand color, including elaborate "Plani-Spherium Coeleste." Colored frontispiece (split along right margin of plate). 232 pages, slight water staining on lower right of pages. 12mo, original brown calf (corners rubbed), tan leather label. Antwerp: Henrico y Cornelio Verdussen, 1709. Third edition. Very good (+). This very rare pocket atlas describes the world at the end of the 17th century. Published in the former Spanish Netherland by the Catholic cleric Don...
200 illus., 8 in color. square 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Arch Cape, (1987). vg.
Nuggets from Many Hidden Veins. 8vo, cloth. Culver City, CA, 1948.
many color and b/w illus. 4to, cloth, d.w. Stanford: Stanford Alumni Assoc., (1980). vg.
T.C.G. Offset lithograph. 18.5" x 9.75". In very good condition. No. 1 in a series of 24 Cereal Premium Posters published by T.C.G., circa 1970s. The cartoon image shows citizens made miserable by an oppressive cloud of L.A.'s famous smog.
8vo, cloth; (cloth lightly soiled, otherwise very good). N.Y.: Dial Press, 1971.
Los Angeles: Historical Society of Southern California, 1994. Illus. 8vo, pr. wrs. Los Angeles: Historical Society of Southern California, (1994). Near Fine Biography of Charles Fletcher Lummis and his home.
Garden City: Garden City Publishing, 1933. Illus. 8vo, purple boards, torn d.w., wear to extremities of boards. Garden City: Garden City, Publishing, (1933).
Garden City: Garden City Publishing Company, 1933. Illus. 8vo, red cloth. Garden City: Garden City Publishing Company, (1933).
New York: Asher & Adams, 1872. Set of 2 Maps. Lithograph original hand coloring. Each sheet measures 17 1/2 x 24". This interesting pair of maps depict the States of California and Nevada divided on two separate sheets. With special focus on the developing railroad systems, the maps show early counties not yet present, including Orange, Riverside and Imperial. Early railroad lines, including the Napa Valley and the California Pacific Railroad, the Bloomfield Railroad, the Visalia Railroad, the Stockton Railroad...
New York: Harper, 1914. Illus. 8vo, original red cloth, spine sunned and lightly dampstained, ex-lib, corners bumped. New York: Harper, 1914.
New York: Harper, 1914. Illus. 8vo, brown cloth, d.w. chipped, cloth heavily spotted. New York: Harper, 1914.
8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y., (1945).
illus. 8vo, cloth; (spine ends slightly worn). Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1946).
Jefferson: McFarland, 1988. Illus. 8vo, orange cloth, some underlining in yellow marker. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, (1988).
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1950. 48 Photo. Illus. by Ansel Adams. 4to, yellow cloth, torn d.w., cloth lightly soiled at corners. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1950. First edition with illustrations by Ansel Adams.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1927. Illus. xiii, 214pp. 8vo, blue cloth, lightly soiled and slightly chipped d.w., pencil notations on margin of last text page and last blank page. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1927. On California. The Sierra Edition.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1866. Map. Uncolored lithograph. Sheet measures 41.75" x 30.5". This exceptional sea chart issued by the United States Coast Survey in 1866 beautifully depicts the San Francisco Bay. The chart extends from Point Pinos and Monterey Bay northward to Bodega Bay and includes the whole of San Francisco Bay and San Pablo Bay. Offers inland detail along the coast and details the city of San Francisco. Oakland, Napa, Petaluma, Brooklyn, Union City, Vallejo, Redwood City, Alviso...
Survey of the Coast of the United States, 1853. Sea chart. Engraving. Image measures 14.25 x 16.5". Nice early sea chart of part of the coast of Southern California which includes a plan of Santa Barbara, mission and an inset bird's eye view. Soundings in feet and detailed sailing instructions including to avoiding the thick kelp in winter. Lovely elevation details included with this small chart. Splitting apart along margins of original folds but no tape or repairs. Alexander Dallas...
U.S. Coast Survey, 1853. Sea chart. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 22.75" x 22.75". Great sea chart of the coast of California. Includes various data such as "General Sailing Directions from San Francisco to San Diego", topographical views of the coast line and notes on the tides. Some discoloration along folds, otherwise in very good condition. Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an incredibly prolific surveyor, who worked as the superintendent of the United States Coast Survey.
U.S. Coast Survey, 1853. Lithograph with hand coloring. Sheet measures 24" x 24.5". Shows some toning along original fold lines. In very good condition. Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an incredibly prolific surveyor, who worked as the superintendent of the United States Coast Survey.
U.S. Coast Survey, 1854. Lithograph with hand coloring. Sheet measures 24.25" x 22.5". Left margin is trimmed just beyond the border of the neat line. Shows some wear along original fold lines. In very good condition. Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an incredibly prolific surveyor, who worked as the superintendent of the United States Coast Survey.