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The Picaroons, Burgess, Gelett and Will Irwin
1 Burgess, Gelett and Will Irwin The Picaroons
New York City McClure, Phillips & Company 1904 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Light corner bumps and general aging. Some pages untrimmed . The book is square and securely bound. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 284 pages; Collection of short stories set in California and dealing with the more colorful population of that city. Burgess was the author of "The Purple Cow." Very attractive copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Baghdad: 1951, Caen, Herb
2 Caen, Herb Baghdad: 1951
Garden City Doubleday & Company 1950 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Beige cloth with titles in black on spine. Square and securely bound. Some interior toning especially on endpapers. Jacket has some creases, tears and chips along edges. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 120 pages; Signed by Caen on the ffep. The book is about San Francisco and comes from columns by the famed newspaperman. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Ramblings through the High Sierra, Leconte, Joseph
3 Leconte, Joseph Ramblings through the High Sierra
San Francisco The Sierra Club/ Taylor and Taylor 1930 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Boards are lightly sunned where something has been on top of book. Frontispiece portrait of LeConte has offset on to tissue guard, otherwise NF. No dust jacket as issued. ; B&W Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 152 pages; Joseph LeConte, for whom Mount LeConte in the Great Smoky Mountains is named, was a native of Georgia and practiced medicine before taking a post as a professor of natural science at the new University of California in 1869. In 19870, with a group of students, made a camping trip into the High Sierras and Yosemite. This is his journal of that trip. It was originally printed in 1875 for member of that party, then published in 1900 by the Sierra Club. This is a 1930 limited edition by the Sierra Club, a facsimile of the original, with 4 of the original photos reproduced, and a frontispiece portrait of LeConte. There is a forward to this edition by Francis Farquar, and a bibliography for further study of the author. 
Price: 130.00 USD
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California: A Literary Chronicle, Lee, W. Storrs
4 Lee, W. Storrs California: A Literary Chronicle
New York Funk & Wagnalls 1968 Third Printing Hardcover with no dust jacket Illustrated by W. Ralph Merrill 
Light general wear and aging, in the area between VG+ and NF. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 537 pages; Stoies and essays by well-known California writers about different locales in that state. Quite and interesting take on California. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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