Author:Oscar Lewis (1893-1992) and Carroll Douglas Hall (b. 1902)

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California Heritage

By: Oscar Lewis (1893-1992) and Carroll Douglas Hall (b. 1902)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: BO118-180

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST EDITION. 4to. 10 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches. vi, 186 pp. Half-title, illustrated throughout in black-and-white, list of illustration credits; text clean, unmarked. Cloth, spine titled in brown, top edge stained blue, dust-jacket in archival mylar, maps in end-leaves; binding square and tight, spine foxed, bottom edge of boards rubbed, jacket with chips at extremities. PRESENTATION COPY with a lengthy inscription from Lewis to W. Harold Wilson. BO118-180. Very Good. Succ... View more info

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The Lost Years: A Biographical Fantasy by Oscar Lewis. Illustrated by Mallette Dean

By: Oscar Lewis (1893-1992) and Carroll Douglas Hall (b. 1902)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: BO118-209

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST EDITION, typography and binding designed by W. A. Dwiggins with Mallette Dean's illustrations throughout. 8vo. 8 x 5 1/2 inches. [x], (122) pp. Text clean, unmarked. Illustrated paper over boards, top edge stained red, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, bottom edge showing, spine ends softened, head of spine chipped, jacket chipped with a tear on front panel, and a small red piece of paper adhering to front panel. SIGNED by author on fron... View more info

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Silver Kings: The Lives and Times of Mackay, Fair, Flood, and O'Brien, Lords of the Nevada Comstock Lode

By: Oscar Lewis (1893-1992) and Carroll Douglas Hall (b. 1902)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: BO118-132

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. [ii], xii, 286, (x) pp. 29 illustrations, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Blind-stamped red cloth, silver titled spine, top edge stained blue, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, light offsetting to front paste-down, extremities of jacket chipped. SIGNED by author on front free end paper. BO118-132. Very Good. The Silver Kings tells the life stories of the big four personalities of the Nevada... View more info

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Sea Routes to the Gold Fields: The Migration by Water to California in 1846-1852

By: Oscar Lewis (1893-1992) and Carroll Douglas Hall (b. 1902)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BO118-127

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. [ii], xiv, 286, (x) pp. 39 illustrations, folding map tipped in opposite the colophon, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Blind-stamped blue cloth over boards, spine titled in gilt, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, spine ends softened, dust jacket chipped at extremities. SIGNED by author on front free end paper. BO118-127. Very Good. This was the first book to tell the story of the Argonaut... View more info