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Huntington Library Christmas Party Quarterly.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Marino, California, Huntington Library: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10695

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[16] pages (9 x 13 3/4 inch), folded in half. Issued December 21, 1965 for the annual Christmas Party, this being XXX (1965) in the series issued. For this issue, it is called the "Christmas Partisan" in the form of a newspaper. Composed by the staff at the Huntington Library with holiday humor, poor poetry, and inside the institution jokes. This issue has a crossword puzzle and cartoon strips. Published in extremely limited editions. View more info

The Huntington Library Christmas Party Quarterly.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Marino, California, The Huntington Library: 1966

Seller ID: 10696

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[34] pages; illustrated red paper wrapper (6 1/4 x 11 1/2 inch), stapled. Issued December 22, 1966 for the annual Christmas party, this being XXXI (1966). Composed by the staff at the Huntington Library with holiday humor, poor poetry, and internal institutional jokes. Contains also some drawings and a crossword puzzle. Published in extremely limited editions. View more info

Huntington Library Christmas Party Quarterly.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Marino, California, Huntington Library: 1967

Seller ID: 10697

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[50] pages; bound in multi colored paper wrapper (8 3/4 x 8 3/4 inch). Issued December 1967 for the annual Christmas party, this being 32 (1967) in the series issued. Composed by the staff at the Huntington Library with holiday humor, poetry, and inside institutional jokes. Some illustrations in the form of cartoons. Published in extremely limited editions. View more info

Huntington Library Christmas Party Quarterly.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Marino, California, Huntington Library: 1968

Seller ID: 10698

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[30] pages; bound in red paper (8 1/2 x 11 inch) mimeographed & stapled. Issued December 1968 for the annual Christmas Party, this being 33 (1968) in the series issued. Composed by the staff of the Huntington Library with holiday humor, poor poetry, and inside institutional jokes. Published in extremely limited editions. View more info

Captain Robert Gray, 1792-1911. Monument to Discoverer.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NP, Robert Gray Chapter, Daughters of the American Republic: 1911

Seller ID: 12312

Condition: Collectible-Fine


15 pages; illustrations; brown paper wrapper (6 1/2 x 10 inch) with title on the cover. Brief history of Robert Gray, discoverer of the mouth of the Columbia River along with extracts from Kendall's journal. A history of the area of Chehalis County in Washington before the Civil War is added to the pamphlet. Fine clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph "(8) Amidst Yosemite's Charms - Sentinel Hotel, Looking North Across the Valley to Yosemite Falls, California."

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Underwood & Underwood, Publishers: 1902

Seller ID: 13268

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original Stereograph photograph (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with the title at the base and description on the backside in several languages. Image looking toward the front of the Sentinel Hotel with Yosemite Falls in the background. Very good clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "5404 Cliff House and Seal Rocks. San Francisco, Cal."

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, C.H. Graves, Publisher: 1900

Seller ID: 13269

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"#5404 - The Art Nouveau (Platino) Stereograph". Original Stereograph (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with title on the base and description on the backside. Image of the 'Gingerbread Palace' overlooking the Ocean with the Seal Rocks below with waves crashing on the shore. Very good clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "9196 - Miners and Packers Climbing the 'Golden Stair' Trail."

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company: 1898

Seller ID: 13301

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original stereograph on tan board (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with title under the right photo, Publisher's name on the sides. Image of the miners climbing up Chilkoot Pass towards the summit after passing through the weigh station, known as the 'Scales' or Sheep Camp, requiring the miners to pack at least 80 to 200 pounds of supplies before entering Canada. Very good clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "8008 - In the Heart of Box Canyon, Col. U.S.A."

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company: 1897

Seller ID: 13302

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original stereograph on tan board (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with title under the right photo, publishre's name on the sides. View of Box Canyon outside the town of Ouray, Colorado. A group of eight people pose inside the canyon with cliffs inclosing above them on a planked walkway throug the steep narrow canyon. Very good clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "9325 - The Snow Storm at the Big Trees, Yosemite, California."

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, James A. Davis: 1894

Seller ID: 13303

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


original stereograph on tan board (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with title under the right photo, publisher's name on the sides. Image of a stagecoach, with passengers riding on top, having just gone through the tree and a lone rider on a horse passing through it in the opposite direction. Very good clean clear image. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "9215 - 'Big Tree' Store, Sheep Camp, Alaska."

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company: 1898

Seller ID: 13304

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original stereograph on orange board (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with title under the right photo, publisher's name on the sides. Image of miners posing at Big Tree while purchasing supplies before climbing Chilkoot Pass. Very good clear copy, minor mark on the left side not effecting the image. View more info

Stock Certificate for the Gold Valley Main Tunnel & Mining Company

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1867

Seller ID: 016020

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 9 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. Black ink, decoration on left side. Not issued, no stamps or signatures. The Gold Valley Main Tunnel and Mining Company was incorporated in 1867 to perform hydraulic mining in the Poverty Hill Mining District, California. Poverty Hill is in Sierra County, though the certificate says Plumas County. View more info

Stock Certificate for the Murray Creek Mining Company

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1893

Seller ID: 016023

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 10 1/2 x 6 inches. Black ink, decoration border. No. 68, not issued, no stamps or signatures. According to the certificate, the Murray Creek Mining Company was incorporated in 1893 in Calaveras County, California View more info

Stock Certificate for 200 Shares in the Golden West Lumber Company

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, A. Carlisle & Co.: 1925

Seller ID: 016027

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 9 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Black ink, vignette of eagle with wings spread upper left, decorative border. Fold lines, embossed stamp. No. 50, this certificate was originally issued to the Mrs. L. Hindringer on May 18, 1925. Signed by secretary Russell Fotara (?) and president C. W. Greene. No signs of transfer or cancellation. According to the certificate, the Golden West Lumber Company was incorporated in California on April 12, 1924. View more info

Stock Certificate for 100 Shares in the Market Street Railway Company

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa., Republic Bank Note Co.: 1922

Seller ID: 016030

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 12 x 8 1/2 inches. Black and green ink, vignette of eagle with wings spread center top, decorative border. Cancellation punch holes, chipping along edges, one small tear hole, fold lines. No. N.Y.51, this certificate was originally issued to Foster and Adams, on June 26, 1922, and then transferred to Day & Heaton, 42 Broadway, New York, the same day. Signed by Assistant Secretary and Vice President, signature illegible. Under various names, the Market Street R... View more info

Stock Certificate for the Jumbo Extension Mining Company

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Seller ID: 016033

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1910s. Dimensions 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. Black ink, vignette of miners working underground, decorative border. No. 1904, not issued, no stamps or signatures. The Jumbo Extension Mining Company was involved in litigation over the mining rights outside Goldfield, Nevada, in 1915. View more info

Stock Certificate for the El Dorado Mining Company

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1875

Seller ID: 016036

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 9 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. Black ink, Mexican eagle symbol center top, American eagle symbol left center, decorative border. Fold line, small brown spots. No. 489, not issued, no stamps or signatures. According to the certificate, this El Dorado Mining Company was incorporated November 6, 1875 to run a mine in Lower California, Mexico. Its principal place of business was San Francisco. View more info

Fifty Years of Steam; A Brief History of the Babcock & Wilcox Company

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Bartlett Orr Press: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017128

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and black lettering on spine. 6 1/2 X 9 1/2 inches. 67 pages. Copy is quarter bound in gold on spine. Deckled edges. Black and white photographs and illustrations throughout. Black and white photographs are those of the first six presidents of the company. Copy has 2 cut marks on front cover, however they do not go through cover. All pages are very clean and complete and binding is tight View more info

History of Alameda County, California Including Its Geology, Topography, Soil and Productions Together with.Seperate Histories of Each of the Townships.and Biographical Sketches of early and Prominent Citizens and Representative Men.

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: M. W. Wood, Publisher. Oakland.: 1883

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1144

Condition: Very Good


New leather spine using original leather label. 8 X 10 1/2. 999 pages. Marbled edges. Full leather. 92 black and white plates of prominent men. Some internal spotting. 1st edition. Howes M-879. View more info

The Coast. An Illustrated Magazine of the West. July, 1903. Volume VI, Number 1

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Seattle, Wa, The Coast Publishing Company: 1903

Seller ID: 017406

Condition: Very Good


Original white wrapper with a map of the Western Coast in blue on the front cover. 6 3/4 X 10 1/4 inches. 42 pages. Articles included in this copy are, "The Flower of Life" (poem), "A Typical Lumbering City. Aberdeen Washington (Illustrated)", "Common Flowers and Folk-Lore" by Agnes Dean Cameron, "My Seventten-Mile Ride Upon A Tornado" by Herbert Lawrence Greene, "Montesano, Washington, (Illustrated), "The Predicaments of a Pauper&... View more info