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Transactions of the Forty-Fourth Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association Portland, June 22, 1916 Containing the Porceedings of the Thirty-First Grand Encampment of Indian War Veterans of the North Pacific Coast and Other Matters of Historic Interest.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland Oregon, Chausse-Prudhomme Co. Printers: 1919

Seller ID: 017726

Condition: Very Good


Original tan wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 5 3/4 X 8 3/4 inches. Pages 273-350. Part of copy contains information on pioneers in attendance which includes names, places of birth and date and when they made the journey to Oregon. The Annual Address is by William M. Colvig (1845-1936), who came to Oregon as a child in 1851, he learned Chinook from his Indian playmates. He later became an orator, humorist and authority on the India Wars. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Transactions of the Forty-Eighth Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association Portland, July 1, 1920 Containing the Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Grand Encampment of Indian War Veterans of the North Pacific Coast and Other Matters of Historic Interest.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland Oregon, Chausse-Prudhomme Co. Printers: 1923

Seller ID: 017728

Condition: Very Good


Original light brown wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 5 3/4 X 8 1/2 inches. Pages 243-335. Copy has a list of deaths of Pioneers which include name, place and date of birth, date of arrival to Oregon and place and date of death from June 1, 1919 to May 31, 1920. Articles include, "Diary of Virgil K. Pringle, 1846." Pringle Creek in Marion County Oregon is named after Mr. Pringle who settled on the land. Also is an article, "Diary of John S. Zeiber, 1851 who was born in Pennsylvania in 1803. He began his journey to Oregon in 1851, arriving October of that year. Copy is i... View more info

Transactions of the Fifty-First Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association Portland, June 21, 1923 Containing the Proceeding of the Thirty-Eighth Grand Encampment of Indian War Veterans of the North Pacific Coast and Other Matters of Historic Interest.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland Oregon, F. W. Baltes and Company Printers: 1926

Seller ID: 017729

Condition: Very Good


Original tan wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 5 3/4 X 8 1/2 inches. 29 pages. Copy contains a death list which includes name of Pioneer, place and date they were born, arrival to Oregon and place and date of death. Articles include, "Diary of Loren B. Hastings, A Pioneer of 1847" (includes a black and white photograph), and a poem titled "In Memory of Auld Syne by Carson C. Masiker. Copy is in very good condition. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Transactions of the Fifty-Fourth Annual Reunion of the Oregon Pioneer Association Portland, Thursday, June 17, 1926 and Other Matters of Historic Interest.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland Oregon, F. W. Baltes and Company Printers: 1929

Seller ID: 017730

Condition: Very Good


Original yellow wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 6 X 9 inches. 29 pages. Copy has the Pioneer Necrology which includes names, place and year of birth, arrival year to Oregon and place and date of death. Articles, "Oregon City in 1849" written by Rev. Samuel C. Damon, who was an editor of "The Friend", a monthly publication. Rev. Damon came to Oregon via the Steamship Massachusetts in 1849. Article, "In honor of my parents and grandparents, Pioneers of Oregon" by Mrs. Sarah B. Findley Radford. Covers and pages are dampstained on top edge, however, pages are c... View more info

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 Romantic '49ers. How To Wash Gravel or Earth to Produce Gold, Complete, Reliable Instructions

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, Ca, John C. Shay: 1933

Seller ID: 017745

Condition: Very Good


Original yellow wrapper with black lettering and a black illustration of a gold pan, pick axe, shovel and revolver on the front cover. 5 1/2 X 8 3/4 inches. 6 pages. This copy contains 2 articles. The first is titled, The gold pan and sluice-box. The second is "Jack's gold rush" (a true story of how a boy of fourteen created a gold rush in the early days of California). Pages are clean and complete. Binging is good. View more info

Pasadena, Cal. The Crown of the Valley. On the Road of a Thousand Wonders.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Ca, The O. Newman Company:

Seller ID: 017754

Condition: Very Good


Circa 1915. Original color illustrated postcards in cardboard case. 6 1/4 X 4 1/4 inches. Post cards are 6 X 4 inches. All cards are connected, color illustrations and printed different scenes on each side, total of 22 cards. Cards show horse shoe curve, Mt. Lowe, the sunken gardens at Busch's Residence, Hotel Green, Hotel Raymond, the Pergola at the Maryland Hotel, trail up Mt. Wilson, the Durand Residence and others. One card is dampstained. Several cards have light foxing. Cards are clean and complete. View more info

Del Monte Weekly. A Guide To Things Worth Seeing and Doing in California. Vol. 1. First Saturday (7) May Nineteen Hundred Ten

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California., A. D. Shepard: 1910

Seller ID: 017949

Condition: Fine


Original white wrapper with red lettering and an illustration of a green crest on the front cover. Green lettering on back cover. 5 1/2 X 9 1/4 inches. 24 pages. 15 black and white illustrations or photographs. Articles include, Hotel Del Monte Social Notes, Presidio of Monterey Notes and Comments, Pebble Beach notes of the Week, Monterey Peninsula The Motorist's Paradise, The Weather at Hotel Del Monte, Hotel Del Monte (tells about the hotel), San Francisco Stories, Pacific Grove Personal Mention and the Editors Mail Box. Copy also has 7 pages of advertisements such as an ad for the Pacific G... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Palac Hotel, S.F. Interior View

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 018023

Condition: Fine


Original stereocard on orange board. Circa 1872. Board measures, 7 X 3 1/2. Photograph measures, 6 1/4 X 3 1/4 inches. Photograph shows the interior of the Palace Hotel interior view with a stage coach in the foreground and the entrance to the restaurant behind it. Shows 5 levels of floors. Slight chipping along one side of the board. Photograph is not affected. Photograph is very clean. View more info

The Discovery Of Gold In California. Assembly Conurrent Resolution No. 25

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sacramento, Ca, California State Printing Office: 1919

Seller ID: 018208

Condition: Fine


Original yellow wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 inches. 4 pages. From the first page, "Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 25. Chapter 69." Copy contains a letter of transmittal from Philip Baldwin Bekeart, Fred H. Jung and Grace S. Stoermer regarding the commission appointed the exact date of the discover of gold in California. Front cover is slightly bent. Pages are clean and complete. View more info

Out West. August, 1912. Vol. 4. Number 2

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Ca, Western Publishing House: 1912

Seller ID: 018265

Condition: Fine


Original tan wrapper with green and orange lettering on front cover. 6 3/4 X 10 1/4 inches. Pages 71-143. Copy also has 11 pages of advertisements. Contents in this issue, Muir Of The Mountain" by Bailey Millar, "The Christian Science Architecture of California" by George Wharton James, "The Call Of The Desert" by Constance Fitch, "Edward Fitzgerald Beale-A California Pioneer" by Stephen Bonsal, "From "Song Of The Redwood Tree" by Walt Whitman in Leaves of Grass, "The Historic Elements Of California Literature" by George Wharton James, "Vare-... View more info

Original Map: U.S. Coast Survey. Reconnaissance Of The Western Coast Of The United States Middle Sheet From San Francisco To Umpquah River. (J No. 2)

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1854

Seller ID: 018292

Condition: Fine


Original black and white map. 22 1/4 X 22 inches. The map shows the coast from San Francisco northward to Umpqua (Umpquah) River. On the left side of the map has general sailing directions and information on tides. The right side and lower portion of the map have 12 black and white illustrations of coastal views. Slight chipping on edge. Map is folded. A small hole along the fold crease. Map is clean. View more info

Wonderful California

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Van Noy Interstate Company: 0

Seller ID: 018305

Condition: Fine


Circa 1920. Original brown wrapper with black and gilt lettering on front cover. Also a black and white illustrations of a train in an orchard on the front cover. 11 1/2 X 8 3/4 oblong. 79 pages. Every page has a black and white illustration or photograph showing early California. From Mt. Shasta, to San Francisco, Hotel Del Monte, Yosemite and more. Copy is partly bound by a decorated cord. Front cover has a crease in the lower corner. Pages are clean. Binding is tight. View more info

Lassen Glimpses. The Lassen Park Guide Book

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Mineral, California, Collins & Lind: 1929

Seller ID: 018405

Condition: Fine


Original tan wrapper with a color illustration of cinder cones with Butte Lake on the front cover. Dark brown lettering on the front cover. 8 1/2 X 6 3/4 oblong. 32 pages. Copy contains 20 black and white photographs, 7 black and white illustrations, 1 color photograph and a sketch map of Lassen Volcanic National Park. Copy also has a small black and white sketch of Stephen T. Mather, who was the first Director of the National Park Service. Front copy is slightly bent. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Come To Nevada City California. Treasure Chest Of The West

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nevada City, Ca, Nevada City Chamber Of Commerce: 0

Seller ID: 018545

Condition: Fine


Circa 1950's. Original black and white wrapper. a single sheet folded to make 10 pages. Folded measurements, 4 X 9 1/4. Unfolded, 20 X 9 1/4 inches. Copy has 19 black and white photographs. Contents mentioned are historic legend, gold mining, tourist lure, recreation, homes and gardens, plus information on looking for a home. Photographs show the county court house, the high school, an elementary school, and more. Copy is clean. View more info

Eureka Humboldt County California

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Eureka, Ca, Eureka Chamber of Commerce: 0

Seller ID: 018547

Condition: Fine


Circa late 1940's. Original black, white, blue and brown wrapper. Folded, copy measures 3 3/4 X 8 1/2. Unfolded measurements, 11 X 16 3/4 inches. Copy contains 16 black and white photographs, plus a map. Contents discussed are the population, elevation, transportation, industries, Humboldt Bay and Harbor, banks, water supply, gas, electricity, tax rate, housing and other general information. Copy has a small smudge on one of the photographs, otherwise, copy is clean. View more info

Kelly's Ranch. A Guest Ranch In The Olympics. True To The Traditions Of Pioneer Hospitality

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hoquaim, Wash., Kelly's Ranch: 0

Seller ID: 018561

Condition: Fine


Original black and white wrapper with black and white lettering on both covers. A black and white illustration of a man and woman riding horses is on the front cover. Single sheet folded. 3 1/2 X 6 1/4 inches, folded. Unfolded measurements 10 1/2 X 6 1/4 inches. Inside copy gives a brief history about the Ranch, Diversions, Accommodation, What To Wear and Distances. Also inside is a black and white map of the directions to Kelly's Ranch. A previous owner crossed out the previous owners name of the owner and manager of Kelly's Ranch on the back cover. Copy has a small light red mark on the fron... View more info

Los Angeles, the Metropolis of Sunny Southern Californi9a "As I Saw It": A Descriptive vVew Book in Color...The Land of Winter Sunshine, Fruits and Flowers.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, H.H. Tamen Company: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018583

Condition: Fine


Oblong booklet, 6 x 8 inches. Illustrated wrapper. Quite pretty photos of: A Beautiful California Home; Beautiful East Lake Park; Broadway, Looking North from Fifth; A Typical Street Scene; Angel's Flight; Post Office and Federal Building; A Private Residence Grounds; Garden Scene in Midwinter; Spring Street, Looking South from Fourth; One of the City's Beauty Spots; Auditorium and Fifth Street; Court House and Hall of Records; Central Park Square; The Way They Bloom in California; San Gabriel Mission; A Residence in Midwinter; Los Angeles Mission Church; Pier and Pavillion at Long Beach; ... View more info

Handbook of Santa Fe and Guide to Taos and the Indian Country of the Rio Grande

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, N..M., Ed Sullivan, Advertising, The Santa Fe Press, Inc.: 1938

Seller ID: 018590

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's illustrated blue wrapper. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Local business advertising interspersed with information on tourist activity. Final two pages are a business directory. 48 pages, plus unpaginated advertising on inside front dover and front and back cover. View more info

Carbon Typescript of Catholic Hymns Translated from English to Salish, Spokane Kalispel Language

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: (Spokane, WA), 0

Seller ID: 018613

Condition: Very Good


Produced at St. Michael's Mission, Spokane, Washington. Forty five hymns written using English Alphabet and other symbols to capture the phonetic sounds of the language (Salish) of the Spokane Kalispel Indians. No date, but circa 1920's. 57 page carbon typescript with music related holograph annotations in red ink. Rubber stamp of "Bibl. Scholasticus Prov. Oreg. S.J." 8 1/2 x 11 inches. Plain brown outer wrapper using brads. St. Michael's was a Jesuit mission founded in the mid 19th Century near Spokane to serve the Spokane Indian tribe. It was later relocated to another site ne... View more info