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Transactions of the Fifty-Sixth Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association for 1928 Containing the Annual Address by Mrs. Eva Emery Dye, Author of "Mc-Loughlin and Old Oregon," "McDonald of Oregon" and "The Conquest," and "Early Recollections of Pioneer Life," by Mrs. Inez Eugenia Adams Parker, a Pioneer of 1848, and Life Sketch of Mrs. Angell.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, F. W. Baltes and Company Printers: 1933

Seller ID: 017731

Condition: Very Good


Original light blue wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 6 X 9 inches. 64 pages. Articles in copy are Pioneer Necrology for June 1, 1927 to May 31, 1928, a poem titled "The Linchpin wagon and its bucket of tar" by Carson C. Masiker, 1853 , tune-"Wait for the Wagon," Annual Address by Mrs. Eva Emery Dye, "Early recollections of Oregon Pioneer life" by Mrs. Inez Eugenia Adams Parker, an obituary for David Watson Craig, who was a second cousin of Gen. Jubal Anderson Early. Mr. Craig came to Oregon in 1853 via Panama, acquiring the language of Greek, Hebrew, Latin a... View more info

The New San Francisco Magazine: Volume 1, Number 1, Salamander Number, May 1906

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Peninsular Publishing Company: 1906

Seller ID: 019230

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's white wrapper with green and brown illustration on front cover. Illustration shows the city of San Francisco in flames by the bay. Special first issue and May Souvenir Number of The New San Francisco Magazine. 9 1/4" x 12." Forty-seven pages, complete. Black and white maps, photographs, and illustrations, complete. Advertisements in the front and back. Some chipping on covers and spine but is lightly worn and clean overall. This special edition of The New San Francisco Magazine covers The Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and the aftermath. The main arti... View more info

Sutter County and the First National Bank of Yuba City, 1873-1926

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019380

Condition: Near Fine


Original publisher's gray wrapper. No date, circa 1926. 6 1/2" x 10." Fourteen pages, complete. Red and white illustrations, complete. Beautiful book with gray sewn binding. Pages are very clean and printed on Old Stratford paper. Former ownership inscription on a front flyleaf by collector A. T. Leonard dated 1926. This book is a brief history of the Farmers Cooperative Union of Sutter County and how it eventually formed into two banks, The First National Bank of Yuba City and the Savings Bank of Sutter County. View more info

Joseph Conrad--and His Work (Advertising Brochure)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Current Opinion: 0

Seller ID: 019603

Condition: Very Good


Advertising brochure for Joseph Conrad. No date, circa 1920s. 3 1/2" x 8 1/4" folded; 10 1/2" x 16 1/2" unfolded. Four pages, complete. Pages are clean. Very minor splitting at front folds in center. This brochure folds out like a newspaper. On the first page is a biography of Joseph Conrad. The inner and last pages advertise "The Canterbury Edition" which is listed as the first complete set of Conrad's works in twenty-four volumes. Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), a Polish-Britisher writer, is considered to be one of the most accomplished writers of the English lang... View more info

The House of Stokes, 1881-1926: A Record; Together with Some Letters from Authors on the Forty-fifth Anniversary of the Establishment of the Publishing House of Frederick A. Stokes Company

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019679

Condition: Near Fine


Original publisher's brown cloth binding. 5 1/4" x 7 3/4." Eighty-nine pages, complete. Paper title labels on front cover and spine. Pages and covers are very clean. Binding is tight. A book commemorating the 45th Anniversary of the Frederick A. Stokes Company. It includes a history of the publishing company and reprinted letters written by authors addressed to or concerning Mr. Stokes on the 45th Anniversary of 1926. View more info

U.S. Land Grant (Manuscript Document) - Washington, 1893

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1893

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019687

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Beige manuscript document signed by the recorder of the General Land Office. Not signed by President Benjamin Harrison. A grant of the "East half of the South West quarter of Section Ten, in Township sixteen North of Range five West of Willamette Meridian, in Washington, containing eighty acres" is made to Hiram F. Martin. 16" x 10." Notation on back of the certificate shows the document has been filed and recorded with the county in 1893. Red seal in corner of document. Document, handwriting, and signatures are very clean and intact. View more info

Directory of Secret and Fraternal Societies, Pacific County, 1910; List of Officers for Ensuing Term; Time and Place of Meeting

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: South Bend, WA, A. E. VanDuzen: 1910

Seller ID: 019732

Condition: Near Fine


Original publisher's gray wrapper. 3 1/4" x 5 3/4." Forty-four pages, complete. Many small advertisements for various services and business are included throughout the pamphlet. A few blank "Memoranda" pages for notes. Very light foxing on back cover and a few pages in the back. Pages and covers are otherwise very clean and intact. A directory of secret organizations in Pacific County, Washington. The following are some examples of the listed societies: "Gavel Lodge, No. 48; Pacific Lodge, No. 33; South Bend Encampment, No. 59; Woman's Relief Corps, No. 25; and Leeb... View more info

Roap Map; California, Oregon, Washington; Hotel Manx, San Francisco

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United States, AAA: 0

Seller ID: 019888

Condition: Collectible-Fine


A small road map that advertises the Hotel Manx in San Francisco. No date, circa 1939. Folds out into five panels. Measures 2 1/4" x 5 1/2" folded; 11 1/4" x 5 1/2" unfolded. Black and white illustrations and reprinted photographs. A clean, fine copy. Front panel includes title and also the following: "Official AAA Hotel; Powell at Union Square; Managing Owner - Garage Service at Door; 'Meet Me at the Manx.'" Managing owner is Harvey M. Toy. Other panels include a black and white map of California, Oregon, and Washington that shows major highways as red lines an... View more info

Books by George Wharton James

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, Radiant Life Press: 0

Seller ID: 019988

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's advertising brochure for books by George Wharton James. No date, circa 1910s. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2." Four pages, complete. Pages are very clean and intact. A fine copy. George Wharton James (1858-1923) was an American lecturer, journalist, editor, and photographer. James wrote many publications on California and the American Southwest. Forty-three of James's titles are featured with brief descriptions and the price of the item. The following are a few examples of his books for sale: "California, Romantic and Beautiful," "Arizona, the Wonderland of th... View more info

In Memoriam, Warren Gamaliel Harding, Twenty-ninth President of the United States. Memorial Services Held on Friday, August 10th, 1923 in Memorial Grove, State Capitol Grounds, Sacramento, California by the the Citizens of the City of Sacramento Under the Auspices Sacramento Post No. 61, The American Legion

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1923

Seller ID: 020020

Condition: Very Good


White pamphlet with a black and white reprinted roundel portrait of Warren Gamaliel Harding. 5 1/2" x 6 3/4." Four pages, complete. Pages are very clean and intact overall. Slight wrinkling to pages. A brochure for the memorial services for Warren Gamaliel Harding (1865-1923), the twenty-ninth President of the United States. The program lists songs, eulogies, and speeches that were given by the following people: Ben Ali Temple Band, Rev. William C. Whitaker, Roy J. Nielsen, Mayor Albert Elkus, Sheridan W. Downey, Rudolph Caffaro, Rev. T. J. Horgan, and Percy Blair. There are for... View more info

Boston Clothing Manufacturers and Dealers. 375 Manuscript Documents (Some Business Letters; Many Bills on Printed Billheads), c. 1843-1866. Also Sixty Manuscript Documents from Other Cities in Massachusetts. 435 Total Items.

By: N/A

Price: $750.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 020461

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


A collection of original manuscript documents on blue and beige paper. Printed text and handwritten portions; most of the handwriting is in black ink. Various dates, circa 1843-1866. Various document sizes, letter size or smaller. Document papers and handwriting are very clean and intact. These manuscript documents are from clothing manufacturers and dealers doing business in Boston during the period from about 1843 to 1866. All the items relate to business transactions with P. Whitin and Songs, a large business located in Whitinsville, MA. The following clothing merchants are represent... View more info

Official Program: Carnival of Nations, Tacoma, Washington, July 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th, 1911

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tacoma, WA?, 1911

Seller ID: 020594

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown wrapper with staple binding. 4" x 8 3/4." Eleven pages, complete. "South Tacoma Press Print" at the bottom of the front cover. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. A program for "Carnival of Nations," which is a celebratory event for Independence Day. Admission for July 4 and 5 is 25 cents for adults; 10 cents for children. R. D. McDonald is listed as the Executive Committee President, George W. Porter is the Carnival Director, and Captain I. M. Howell is the Grand Marshal. Names of the Personnel of the Carnival Committees print... View more info

The Wasp News-Letter: A Weekly Journal of Illustration and Comment. Vol. L. No. 26-27. December 22-29, 1928.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Wasp Publishing Company: 1928

Seller ID: 020648

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Special Christmas Number. Includes more content than the regular weeklies. Original publisher's orange wrapper. Multicolored illustration on front cover shows a "Wells Fargo stagecoach arriving at Strawberry House on the Old Carson Pass." 10 1/4" x 13 3/4." 112 pages, complete. Black and white and multicolored illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Ex-library. "Dup California Section State Library" stamp in the top margin of the front cover. Pages and covers are very clean and intact overall. A closed tear measuring about 4" extend... View more info

The Wasp News-Letter: A Weekly Journal of Illustration and Comment. Vol. LI. No. 1. January 5, 1929.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Wasp Publishing Company: 1929

Seller ID: 020649

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's orange wrapper. Illustration on front cover says, "Happy New Year." 10 1/4" x 13 3/4." Twenty-three pages, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Ex-library. "Dup California Section State Library" stamp in the top margin of the front cover. Pages and covers are very clean and intact overall. Front cover has a wrinkle extending from the lower-left corner to the top edge which connects with a tear measuring about 1 1/2." Top edge of the back cover has three chips. Internal pages are unda... View more info

The Wasp News-Letter: A Weekly Journal of Illustration and Comment. Vol. LI. No. 2. January 12, 1929.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Wasp Publishing Company: 1929

Seller ID: 020650

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's orange wrapper. Reprinted black and white photograph on front cover shows a view through a forest in Yosemite National Park looking at El Capitan. 10 1/4" x 13 3/4." Twenty-three pages, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Ex-library. "Dup California Section State Library" stamp in the top margin of the front cover. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. The Wasp magazine was political and satirical magazine that ran from 1876-1941. It underwent several name changes; The Wasp, The Illustrate... View more info

The Wasp News-Letter: A Weekly Journal of Illustration and Comment. Vol. LI. No. 3. January 19, 1929.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Wasp Publishing Company: 1929

Seller ID: 020651

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's orange wrapper. Reprinted black and white photograph on front cover shows Lady Mary Lygon seated in side profile and wearing a pearl necklace. 10 1/4" x 13 3/4." Twenty-three pages, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Ex-library. "Dup California Section State Library" stamp in the top margin of the front cover. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. The Wasp magazine was political and satirical magazine that ran from 1876-1941. It underwent several name changes; The Wasp, The Illustrated Wa... View more info

Printed Legal Brief. "The State of California vs. Fred Bose." (Lewd and Lascivious Conduct with a Child Under the Age of Fourteen.) Petition for a Hearing of the Case in the Supreme Court. Sacramento, 1915.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Sacramento, CA, 1915

Seller ID: 019427

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's gray wrapper. December 1915. 7" x 10." Thirty-four pages, complete. A clean copy. The petition, jointly submitted by the state and the attorney for Fred Bose, describes Bose's conviction of child molestation in a Sacramento County court, his sentence to ten years in a Folsom prison, and his request for a new trial denied by the Third District Court of Appeals. The petition asks for a new trial before the Supreme Court. The alleged incident for which Bose ("an older man") was convicted took place on a park bench outside of an amusement park in Oak Par... View more info

Printed Legal Brief. "The State of California vs. Thomas L. Knight." (Lewd and Lascicious Acts Committed upon a Child Under the Age of Fourteen Years.) Respondent's Brief. San Francisco, 1923.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Sacramento, CA, 1923

Seller ID: 019428

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's gray wrapper. March 1923. 7" x 10." Sixteen pages, complete. A clean copy. This brief filed by the State Attorney General in the District Court of Appeal describes Thomas L. Knight's conviction for child molestation in San Francisco Superior Court and argues against his appeal. Knight, age 57, had been convicted of molesting a nine-year-old neighborhood girl in his basement on 20th Street in San Francisco. This molestation is briefly described. Knight's appeal is that during his first trial, the testimony of two other girls, who also claimed to have been mo... View more info

101 Economies for the Motorist: with a Special Tractor Section of Interest to the Farmer

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Tide Water Oil Sales Corporation: 1924

Seller ID: 019426

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's black, white, and orange wrapper. 5 1/8" x 7 1/4." Ninety-three pages, complete. Pages are clean. Binding is tight. This book has 101 "economies" or tips for vehicle maintenance and repair. View more info

The Convict Ship "Success": Official Catalogue; The Oldest Ship Afloat; Visited by over Twenty-one

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, 1933

Seller ID: 020586

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's brown wrapper with staple binding. Front cover shows an illustration of a despondent man wearing an broad-arrow-patterned prison uniform leaning on the sill of a barred window looking out to the ocean. 5 7/8" x 8 5/8." Sixteen pages, complete. Three black and white plates, complete. One of the plates is a diagram by Stan Osborn that shows what tortures prisoners were subjected to while on board a convict ship. Back cover has an advertisement for a book called A Complete Illustrated History of the Convict Ship "Success" and an Interesting Insight on En... View more info