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The following is a list of 19 randomly selected items to be exhibited at The 50th California International Antiquarian Book Fair in Oakland February 10-12, 2017. These items are representative of the material I will be showing at the fair.  Categories include: Artists' Books, California History, Early Printed Books, Gastronomy, Travel and Exploration, and Western Americana.  Take a look here:


 

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Bunker Hill: A Los Angeles Landmark, Recorded in Words and Pictures., Arnold Hylen (1908-1987).
Bunker Hill: A Los Angeles Landmark, Recorded in Words and Pictures.
200.00 USD
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Complete Report on Construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, With Introductory Historical Sketch, Illustrated with Maps, Drawings and Photographs., Board of Public Service Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles.
Complete Report on Construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, With Introductory Historical Sketch, Illustrated with Maps, Drawings and Photographs.
300.00 USD
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Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River: Being a Narrative of the Expedition Fitted Out by John Jacob Astor, to Establish the
Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River: Being a Narrative of the Expedition Fitted Out by John Jacob Astor, to Establish the "Pacific Fur Company;" With an Account of some Indian Tribes on the Coast of the Pacific.
800.00 USD
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The Great Polyglot Bibles, Including a Leaf from the Complutensian of Alcala, 1514-17., George Yule Basil Hall (1915-1994).
The Great Polyglot Bibles, Including a Leaf from the Complutensian of Alcala, 1514-17.
400.00 USD
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An Original Leaf from the Polycronicon printed by William Caxton at Westminster in the year 1482.  The Life and Works of William Caxton, with an Historical Reminder of Fifteenth Century England by Benjamin P. Kurtz, Together with a Note on the Polycronicon by Oscar Lewis & An Appreciation of William Caxton by Edwin Grabhorn., Ranulf Higden (c. 1280-1364).
An Original Leaf from the Polycronicon printed by William Caxton at Westminster in the year 1482. The Life and Works of William Caxton, with an Historical Reminder of Fifteenth Century England by Benjamin P. Kurtz, Together with a Note on the Polycronicon by Oscar Lewis & An Appreciation of William Caxton by Edwin Grabhorn.
1400.00 USD
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Fortress Marin: An Aesthetic and Historical Description of the Coastal Fortifications of Southern Marin County., Tom Killion.
Fortress Marin: An Aesthetic and Historical Description of the Coastal Fortifications of Southern Marin County.
550.00 USD
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The True History of the Conquest of Mexico by Captain Bernal Diaz del Castillo, One of the Conquerors.  Written in the Year 1568.  Translated from the Original Spanish by Maurice Keating Esq., Bernal Diaz del Castillo (circa 1492-1585).
The True History of the Conquest of Mexico by Captain Bernal Diaz del Castillo, One of the Conquerors. Written in the Year 1568. Translated from the Original Spanish by Maurice Keating Esq.
750.00 USD
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A Residence of Twenty-One Years in the Sandwich Islands; or the Civil, Religious, and Political History of Those Islands: Comprising a Particular View of the Missionary Operations Connected with the Introduction and Progress of Christianity and Civilization Among the Hawaiian People., Hiram Bingham (1789-1869).
A Residence of Twenty-One Years in the Sandwich Islands; or the Civil, Religious, and Political History of Those Islands: Comprising a Particular View of the Missionary Operations Connected with the Introduction and Progress of Christianity and Civilization Among the Hawaiian People.
300.00 USD
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The Untarnished Gold, The Immutable Treasure: A Report on a Book-in-Progress., Lawrence Clark Powell (1906-2001).
The Untarnished Gold, The Immutable Treasure: A Report on a Book-in-Progress.
10.00 USD
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W. W. Robinson: A Biography and a Bibliography.  Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell, Jimmie Hicks (1902-1987).
W. W. Robinson: A Biography and a Bibliography. Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell
50.00 USD
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"Building, With Books."  In: Dedication Exercises. The Hunt Library and The Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt Botanical Library, 10 October 1961., Lawrence Clark Powell (1905-2001).
"Building, With Books." In: Dedication Exercises. The Hunt Library and The Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt Botanical Library, 10 October 1961.
20.00 USD
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Landscapes and Bookscapes of California: An Address by Lawrence Clark Powell., Lawrence Clark Powell (1905-2001).
Landscapes and Bookscapes of California: An Address by Lawrence Clark Powell.
12.00 USD
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A Conversation on D. H. Lawrence by Aldous Huxley, Frieda Lawrence Ravagli, Majl Ewing, Lawrence Clark Powell, Dorothy Mitchell Conway, With a Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell., Haruhide Mori, editor.
A Conversation on D. H. Lawrence by Aldous Huxley, Frieda Lawrence Ravagli, Majl Ewing, Lawrence Clark Powell, Dorothy Mitchell Conway, With a Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell.
10.00 USD
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Dukedom Large Enough., David Anton Randall (1905-1975).
Dukedom Large Enough.
30.00 USD
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Frank Forester's Fish and Fishing of the United States, and British Provinces of North America., Frank Forester, pseudonym for Henry William Herbert (1807-1858).
Frank Forester's Fish and Fishing of the United States, and British Provinces of North America.
50.00 USD
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W. W. Robinson: A Biography and a Bibliography  Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell., Jimmie Hicks (1902-1987).
W. W. Robinson: A Biography and a Bibliography Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell.
50.00 USD
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The Spanish Press of California, 1833-1845., Robert Ernest Cowan (1862-1942).
The Spanish Press of California, 1833-1845.
175.00 USD
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William Morris by Himself., Gillian Naylor (1931-2014), editor.
William Morris by Himself.
30.00 USD
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Thoughts & Sketches, 1941-1945., Hermann Zapf (1918-2015).
Thoughts & Sketches, 1941-1945.
75.00 USD
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Dreaming on the Edge: Poets & Book Artists in California., Alastair M. Johnston (b. 1950).
Dreaming on the Edge: Poets & Book Artists in California.
65.00 USD
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Printing with the Handpress., Lewis M. Allen (1897-1966), editor.
Printing with the Handpress.
40.00 USD
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At Home with Books: How Booklovers Live With and Care for Their Libraries., Estelle Ellis, Caroline Seebohm, Christopher Simon Sykes.
At Home with Books: How Booklovers Live With and Care for Their Libraries.
50.00 USD
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William Caxton., Edward Gordon Duff (1863-1924).
William Caxton.
15.00 USD
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Novelle Cinque: Tales from the Veneto.  Illustrated with Facsimiles from the 16th Century Manuscript, Translated, Edited, and Annotated by George H. Bumgardner., George H. Bumgardner (1918-1995), editor.
Novelle Cinque: Tales from the Veneto. Illustrated with Facsimiles from the 16th Century Manuscript, Translated, Edited, and Annotated by George H. Bumgardner.
30.00 USD
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