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Natural History of the Islands of California.

By: Allan A. Schoenherr, et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley:, University of California Press,: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-272


FIRST EDITION, first printing. Series: California Natural History Guides, No. 61. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches. (xii), (492) pp. Black-and-white and color illustrations throughout; text clean, unmarked. Full navy blue cloth boards, spine gilt-titled, photographic dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Fine. "This comprehensive book discusses the geological, human, and natural history of the islands of California, including all eight Channel Islands... View more info

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Deepest Valley: Guide to California's Owens Valley and its Mountain Lakes, Roadsides, and Trails.

By: Genny Schumacher.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley:, Wilderness Press,: 1972

Seller ID: GY815-154


8vo. 9 x 6 inches. (207) pp. 25 black-and-white photographs, illustrations in black ink throughout, index; text clean, unmarked. Perfect bound, illustrated wrappers, maps in end pages; binding square and tight, slight toning and soiling on covers, spine creased. Very Good. Guide to Owens Valley. Contains contributions from scientists, educators, and bishops, several illustrators and photographers. Genny Schumacher Smith is known as the "Naturalist Queen of the Eastern Si... View more info

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The Grand Canon of the Colorado

By: John Muir (1838-1914).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York:, The Century Company,: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EE516-224


FIRST EDITION. Extract from: The Century Magazine, Vol. 65, No. 1, November, 1902, pp. 107-116. 8vo. 9 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches. Text clean, unmarked. 5 loose leaves from the original publication; puncture holes in the gutter, Louis Lanzer Books & Prints business card attached to the upper corner. Sold AS IS. In this essay, Muir urged visitors to walk to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. Muir also deplored the conditions of the roads and railroads by which tourists woul... View more info

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Rambles in King's River Country

By: John Muir (1838-1914).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ashland:, Lewis Osborne,: 1977

Seller ID: EE516-196


LIMITED EDITION 194 of 600. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. (59) pp. Frontispiece black and white portrait of Muir, 15 black and white illustrations, ornamentation and a map in green ink; text clean, unmarked. Tan linen spine, brown paper over boards with gilt illustration on front cover, gilt-titled spine, decorative end pages, dust jacket; binding square and tight, dust jacket toned and lightly soiled, dust jacket spine titled in pencil. Fine copy in Good dust jacket.... View more info