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1 Almarin B. Paul. A letter from Gold Hill, Nevada, April 23, 1865: Presented to F. Ray Risdon by Glen Dawson, February 12, 1950
Los Angeles: W.M. Cheney at the Auk Press, 1950 First Edition Paperback Used: Like New Paperback 
6 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. [10] pp. Title page printed in gold and black within a blue typographic border, one blue printed initial, colophon printed in black and blue inks; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers, titled in blue within a gold typographic border, tied with string; binding square and tight, string a bit frayed. Fine. From the colophon: "Reprinted from a Newspaper Clipping from Almarin Paul's Scrapbook in the Huntington Library, headed: Things at Washow (from an occasional correspondent)." The text contains Paul's account of the reaction to Lincoln's assassination by the public of Gold Hill, NV. Almarin Paul was a California pioneer gold miner, banker, business man, miner and inventor. Printed by W. M. Cheney at the Auk Press, Los Angeles. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The West's Most Marvelous Vacation-Land, Majestic Orange County, California., Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, Visitors and Convention Bureau.
2 Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, Visitors and Convention Bureau. The West's Most Marvelous Vacation-Land, Majestic Orange County, California.
Anaheim, CA: Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, Visitors and Convention Bureau, 1957. Brochure Used: Very Good Brochure 
9 x 4 inches. [6] pp. Opens to 9 x 12 inches, 3 panels each side. Printed in grey, black, and orange, illustrations, map of hotels / motels and amusement parks; text clean, unmarked, except routes between two hotels / motels and Knott's Berry Farm and Disneyland are indicated in pencil on the map. With a rubber stamp for the 39 Motel, Midway City, CA within blank rectangle on back panel. SCARCE. Very Good. Promotional brochure for Orange County, with a map indicating hotels, motels, restaurants, bars, and cocktail lounges. Illustrations throughout. A list of tourist attractions in and near Anaheim is also listed. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Six Hiking Trails to Mount Wilson., Big Santa Anita Canyon Historical Society.
3 Big Santa Anita Canyon Historical Society. Six Hiking Trails to Mount Wilson.
[Santa Anita]: Big Santa Anita Canyon Historical Society, 1983 Used: Very Good 
Map. 6 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches, folded. 25 x 19 inches opened. Printed in black and red ink, Scale: 2400 ft = 1 inch; text clean, unmarked. Some ink spotting on one panel. Very Good. Map of six hiking trails on Mount Wilson, including details on each trail on the back. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Map of Lake Tahoe Recreational Area and South Tahoe Street Map., C. E. Erickson.
4 C. E. Erickson. Map of Lake Tahoe Recreational Area and South Tahoe Street Map.
Berkeley: E. Erickson and Associates, Used: Very Good 
Map. 7 5/16 x 4 3/16 inches, folded. 17 x 22 inches opened. Printed in navy blue and red ink, Scale: 5 mi = 2 in.; text clean, unmarked. Very Good. Maps of Lake Tahoe Recreational Area, South Shore streets, with Nevada inset. Includes mileage from major nearby cities. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The California Literary Centennial, 1850-1950., California Centennials Commission.
5 California Centennials Commission. The California Literary Centennial, 1850-1950.
No Place: California Centennials Commission, 1950 First Edition Paperback Used: Good Paperback 
Pamphlet. 9 x 6 inches. (16) pp. Black-and-white halftone illustrations; text clean, unmarked, paper toned. Self-wraps, stapled; binding square and tight, covers soiled, corners bumped. Good. "In this year of California's Centennial of statehood it is fitting that we honor the writers and journalists who recorded the romance, the drama, and the achievements which have made its history so distinctive." From the "Statement of Governor Earl Warren." Lists the names and birth and death dates of 22 important California authors, along with a list of the items that illustrate these author's contributions to California in the exhibition produced in 1950. 
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Pilgrimage: Images from Manzanar., Christopher Landis.
6 Christopher Landis. Pilgrimage: Images from Manzanar.
Fullerton: The Lyceum Press, 1989 Used: Like New 
Brochure. 7 x 5 inches, folded. 7 x 15 inches, unfolded. 6 panels. Single sheet of paper, folded twice; text clean, unmarked. Fine. Prospectus for a limited edition photograph portfolio by Christopher Landis. The portfolio included original 4 x 6 silver prints, artist's essays, a camp map of Manzanar, and came in a basswood presentation book. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Small Archive of 5 Dawson's Book Shop Ephemera, 1968-1989., Dawson's Book Shop.
7 Dawson's Book Shop. Small Archive of 5 Dawson's Book Shop Ephemera, 1968-1989.
Los Angeles: Dawson' Book Shop, 1968 Collectible: Very Good 
Zamorano Keepsake printed by Richard Hoffman on Hoffman-Urabec Hand-made Paper is in Good condition; Christmas Announcement in Very Good Condition; the rest in Fine condition. Good to Fine. Includes a printed Invitation to Christmas at Dawson's Book Shop, 1968; a Zamorano Club invitation to a presentation by Glen and Muir Dawson about the employees of Dawson's Book Shop; 2 letters from Mary Helen Dawson and Glen Dawson on Dawson's Book Shop letterhead; and a birth announcement for Miles Liss Dawson printed by Muir Dawson. Full bibliographic list available upon request. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Manuscript Letter, Signed on Inyo County Masonic Lodge 301 Letterhead, Inyo County Lodge 301.
8 Inyo County Lodge 301. Manuscript Letter, Signed on Inyo County Masonic Lodge 301 Letterhead
Inyo County: Lodge 301, 1985 Used: Good 
Letterhead. 8 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches. Single letterhead sheet, hand-written in black ink and stamped with Inyo Lodge No. 301 blind stamp; slightly soiled and dogeared. Comes in manila envelope with writing in ink. Good. A letter written by recording secretary J. D. Blair of Inyo Lodge No. 301 to inform the officers and members of Dayton Lodge No. 5 that one of their members had died. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Book at Mid-Century: A talk delivered by Jake Zeitlin at Santa Barbara State College, Santa Barbara, California, 1956., Jake Zeitlin (1902-1987).
9 Jake Zeitlin (1902-1987). The Book at Mid-Century: A talk delivered by Jake Zeitlin at Santa Barbara State College, Santa Barbara, California, 1956.
Pasadena: Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press, 1966 First Edition Paperback Collectible: Very Good Paperback 
FIRST EDITION. Pamphlet. 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. (iv), (12) pp. Black-and-white portrait of Zeitlin; text clean, unmarked. Brown printed wrappers printed in red and black inks, deckled edges on covers and text pages, stitched; binding square and tight, creased down the middle, else fine. SCARCE in the market. Very Good. From the Introduction, "During the Summer of 1956 I was asked to participate in a series of discussions held at Santa Barbara State College on 'The Arts at Mid-Century.' The ideas which I expressed there are, in substance, the credo which I still find valid ten years later." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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John Muir at Home., John Wright Buckham (1864-1945).
10 John Wright Buckham (1864-1945). John Muir at Home.
United States Postal Service, 1964 Paperback Used: Very Good Paperback 
Small gathering of John Muir-related items. Pamphlet. 8 x 5 1/2 inches. Unpaginated. [8] pp. Frontispiece black and white portrait of Muir; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight, foxing on front cover, back cover dogeared. Very Good. WITH: MUIR, John (1838-1914). Letters to Clarence King. 1913, 1914. 2 loose leaves (the second is a facsimile reproduction of the first). 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Transcribed correspondence between Muir and King; text clean, notes in pencil at the bottom of one copy. Very Good. WITH: [Prospectus] JAMES, George Wharton (1858-1923). John Muir of the Mountains: An Appreciation Together with about Seventy hitherto Unpublished Letters. Prospectus. Pasadena, CA: No Publisher, 1915. Bifold. 7 x 5 inches. Single sheet folded once and printed on all four panels; text clean, unmarked. Foxing along spine and outer edges. Very Good. WITH: [Prospectus] JAMES, George Wharton (1858-1923). John Muir of the Mountains: An Appreciation Together with about Seventy hitherto Unpublished Letters. Prospectus. Pasadena, CA: No Publisher, 1915. Bifold. 7 x 5 inches. Single sheet folded once and printed on all four panels; text clean, unmarked. Foxing on covers, small tears on back cover. Very Good. WITH: Emergency Conservation Committee. The Proposed John Muir-Kings Canyon National Park. New York: Emergency Conservation Committee, 1939. Pamphlet. 9 x 6 inches. Black and white figures throughout, including a drawing by Muir, photographs, and a map; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight, pencil markings on front cover, bumped upper edge of spine, light shelf wear. Very Good. WITH: United States Postal Service. John Muir 5c Stamp. N. P.: United States Postal Service, 1964. First day of issue postal stamp. Envelope 3 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. On envelope stamped April 29, 1964. Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Movies of Lone Pine from the '20s to the '90s: A Complete Guide to the Movie History of Lone Pine California and the Alabama Hills., Martin Forstenzer.
11 Martin Forstenzer. The Movies of Lone Pine from the '20s to the '90s: A Complete Guide to the Movie History of Lone Pine California and the Alabama Hills.
Lone Pine, CA: Inyo Council for the Arts, 1990 Used: Like New 
Brochure. 9 x 4 inches, folded. 18 x 20 inches, unfolded. 20 panels total. Black and white film stills, movie map; text clean, unmarked. Photographic front cover illustration. Fine. A brochure about the films set and shot in Lone Pine and the Alabama Hills. A tourist guide for the Alabama Hills. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Historical Album Lake Tahoe Region., Richard J. Bowe.
12 Richard J. Bowe. Historical Album Lake Tahoe Region.
1960 Paperback Used: Acceptable Paperback 
Oblong pamphlet. 5 7/16 x 8 1/2 inches. Unpaginated. [16] pp. Front cover printed in blue and black ink, black and white photo album with descriptions; markings in blue ink on pages 1 and 2. Self-wrappers; toning on front and rear covers. Good. Includes photographs of Lake Tahoe's early development in the late 19th century, with captions detailing the early history of Lake Tahoe and its pioneers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 William Pinnock (1742-1843). W. Pinnock, Music-Seller.
London: W. Pinnock, 1821 First Edition Paperback Collectible: Very Good Paperback 
Single bifold. 230 x 187 mm. 9 x 7 3/8 inches. 3 pp. [last blank]. Single- and double-column text, printed in different sizes and fonts, roman and gothic; marginal toning or dust-soiling, fold-lines, blank page [4] soiled. Very Good. William Pinnock is most famous for his production (with Samuel Maunder), of cheap popular pedagogical texts, including the extremely successful abridgments of Goldsmith's Histories of England, Greece, and Rome. Pinnock's music shop was located at 267, St. Clement's Church-Yard, Strand, London. Pinnock attempted to gain a monopoly on veneered wood; when the wood proved unsalable, he began to use it to make pianos, which was the genesis of his music shop and piano factory. This pamphlet announces upcoming items for sale from W. Pinnock, music-seller. These include "The Royal Psalmist," a monthly journal with new versifications of the psalms of David; the "Ladies' Musical Library," - selections of musical works "from the most popular and approved British and Foreign Melodies;" "The Musical Moralist;" and a variety of piano-fortes. 
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