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The Mountains of California
1894

A copy of John Muir's book "The Mountains of California" published in 1894 by The Century Company, New York, The DeVinne Press.  The cover of the book is of tan buckram, the...

The Cruise of the Corwin
1917

Book.  Description: `The Cruise of the Corwin', John Muir, Houghton Mifflin Company, description of the cruise Muir took to Alaska on the Corwin ship of Captain John Hooper. ...

Stickeen
1909

Book.  Description: `Stickeen', John Muir, (signed) Houghton Mifflin Company, a dog story on a glacier in Alaska.

1991

222-page book about the life of and miracles performed by Archbishop John and memories of those who knew him. Published on the 25th anniversary of his death. Contains accounts from his life in...

Larceny [Redcat Edition]
2007

This is a staple-bound artist zine titled "Larceny" from Barry McGee's studio. The white paper cover shows a blue and red graphic of a Native American with his arms outstretched...

Larceny
2005

This is a soft cover artist zine titled "Larceny" from Barry McGee's studio. The cover shows a graphic of a construction worker holding three large boards that carry the title. The...

Larceny [with Josh Lazcano]
2004

This is a soft cover artist zine titled "Larceny" from Barry McGee's studio. The cover shows a black and white photograph of a boy standing on a city street wearing a backpack and...

1941

Dorothea Lange's personal copy

c. 1987

Autobiography of Rex May, handwritten on long rectangular cardstock, with photographs and written captions. Each page is attached to the next with adhesive tape. There is a black wavy line...

1617

Hardcover book with velum cover decorated with illumated script (script is upside-down in orientation to book pages). The book contains excerpts of Theodor De Bry's grand voyages to America with...

1968

Book. Cover shows a barechested man in jeans and a leather jacket, and the words "Gay Capitol of the World" in red. It contains the subtitle, "The homosexual and how he lives," and a quote...

2008

Cover dust jacket gives title/author information and shows two men, one wearing a camouflage jacket, looking off into the distance with binoculars, with an American flag and a vehicle behind them...

1968

66-page soft-cover book about the life and death of Tsar Nicholas II, published in memory of the 100th anniversary of his birth. The cover shows a portrait of him, as well as the title, publisher...

c.1990

History book titled, "Mira Vista Golf and Country Club, 1920-1990" with separate dust cover with the color photo of the Mira Vista Golf and Country Club clubhouse and golf course. By Marge...

1885

Book, titled "Indian Wars of the Northwest; a California Sketch" by A.J. Bledsoe, published by Bacon and Company, San Francisco in 1885.

1942

This history of the City of Oakland is a small blue book, with a dark blue spine. It is printed in black ink on white paper. Various illustrations appear throught the book, and are printed in...

c. 1942-1945

The front and back covers of this Oakland cook book are made of a highly textured tan paper, the front cover is printed in blue: "Navy Mothers, Cook Book, By Oakland Navy Mothers Club, No. 13,...

1943

A: Red buckram cook book "Coupon Cookery" by Prudence Penny, copright 1943 by Hearst Publications, Inc., A Desanco Book, Made in the U.S.A., Murray & Gee, Inc., Hollywood,...

1953

Book, titled: "The Big Book of Space," by Earl Oliver Hurst, 1953, Grosset & Dunlap publishers, New York. Scientific detail approved by Willy Ley, lithographed in the U.S.A. A children's book...

1773

Sermones, Tomo IV por Don Blas Julian y Carrera, 1773. 372 pages

1791

Vidos de los Padres, Martires y o tros Prin. Santos. Tomo IX, 1791. 522 pages

c. 1918

Book. Description: Chinese, twine-bound, paperback; prepared in connection with a visa case 1918.

History: found by donor and her husband in a second-hand baby carriage which they...

1968

This copy of "Soul On Ice" by Eldridge Cleaver was acquired to replace a copy of the same book stolen from exhibition in the 20th Century Gallery of the Cowell Hall of California History c. 1992...

Book, miniature, carved out of wood

"Could be anywhere. Locality depends on proper identification of the wood." (Roger Rose, 4/95)

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