Category: California


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The Picaroons

By: Burgess, Gelett and Will Irwin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York City, McClure, Phillips & Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7394

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Light corner bumps and general aging. Some pages untrimmed . The book is square and securely bound. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" 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. View more info

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Ramblings through the High Sierra

By: Leconte, Joseph

Price: $130.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Sierra Club/ Taylor and Taylor: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 9156

Condition: 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 ... View more info

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California: A Literary Chronicle

By: Lee, W. Storrs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1968

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 11599

Condition: with no dust jacket

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. View more info