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    • HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS, (1958)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Quarto Illustrated original black cloth spine lettered in gilt and red over black boards lettered in red, map end papers pictorial dust jacket (spine slightly sunned, spine ends slightly rubbed) "On March 1, 1954 ...crewman Suzuki could not sleep. Suddenly the heavens flooded with blazing light ... a multicolored ball of fire rising from the horizon. 'The Voyage of the Lucky Dragon' is the story of what happened to the crew, the breaking of the news story, the panic that swept Japan due to the first super bomb exploded by the United States on a tiny island in the Bikini Atoll." -from the du... continua a leggere
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    • C. 1855 -, 1870
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Various sizes written in brown ink on cream paper, original pencil drawings on cream or tan paper, printed pages 1 Handwritten and/or xeroxed list of dates relating to Walter Dickens 4pps. 2 14 printed pages (excerpted) stating Asbury Dickens claim in the Court of Claims - No. 30. 1855 6 page printed brief on behalf of Petioner: Asbury Dickens 7 page printed "Some remarks on the adverse report of the Committee of Claims ... in favor of the claim of Asbury Dickens. (2 copies). Asbury Dickens (1780-1861) was a United States government official who served as Secretary of the U.S. Senate from 1... continua a leggere
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    • BETWEEN 1870, 1879
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Approximately 4-5 inches tall and 2.5 to 5 inches wide drawin on cream paper, one with pale blue lines, one on the back of a carte de visite The Sweetpea drawing is dated 23 July, [18]79 and is on the back of a carte de visite of Miss Eva Edwards. The frog seated with a mouse on his knee is dated on the back Nov. 5 [18]71 and also has another drawing of a mouse serving a mug of beer to a mouse gentleman in a tri-cornered hat. The other drawings are dated June and October, 1871 respectively Pin holes in corners of two, else fine continua a leggere
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    • MAY 29TH, 1870
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Approximately 5-1/4 x 7-7/8 inches pencil drawing on lined cream paper The scene shows a packet ship at the quay, with a notice "Packet for Midway Is" in front of a large warehouse building with a sign "West / Coast RR Co /Boat or Cars ..." In the background is a paddle steamer with the steam, up and further back another steam sailing ship. With smaller drawing of buildings in front of the harbor with rolling hills in the background A few small old creases, slightly toned at edges, fine continua a leggere
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    • 24 OCTOBER, 1862
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Approximately 8-1/4 x 5-1/2 inches printed in red and black on cream paper, brown ink An application by J. W. Lemon for membership in the "Native Sons of the Golden West" stating name, occupation (City-Passenger agent for Vanderbilt system of RR" and residing at 324 -1/2 Broadway. He was recommended by brothers Nathan and McKee Right margin a little nicked and browned continua a leggere
    • 1976
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Approximately 15.25 x 19.25 inches image area matted and framed in silver metal frame Mt. Clarence King is a striking peak when viewed from all sides, particularly from the Woods Creek drainage and Sixty Lake Basin. It's 5.4 summit block was the most difficult rock climb in nineteenth-century America (according to Secor). Bolton C. Brown used a knotted rope to pull himself up the summit crux in August of 1896. "Named Mount King in 1864 by the Brewer party of the Whitney Survey, for Clarence King, a member of the party. King (1842-1901) was connected with the State Geological Survey from 186... continua a leggere
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    • DECEMBER 2, 1876
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Approximately 8 x 5 inches bold signature in brown ink on cream paper Washington Bartlett (1824-1887) was a native of Georgia who went to California in 1849 from Florida. There he continued to work as a printer, issuing Wierzbicki's "California As It Is and As It May Be" (1849), the first English language book printed in California. He was active in the Democratic party and the Vigilance Committee of 1856. He was mayor of San Francisco 1882 -1886, and governor of California from inauguration on 8 January o his death on September 12, 1887. He was distant relative to Washington Allon Bartlett... continua a leggere
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    • APRIL, 1854
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Approximately 10 x 8 inches written in brown ink on cream paper Rafael Garcia acknowledges a debt to the estate of George Brewer of $75.00. John Garcia was born on the rancho Corte Madera del Presidio, in Marin county, in 1838. He is the son of Rafael and Loreta Garcia. His life has been spent on the old homestead, the ranch Tomales y Baulinas, and in that vicinity, where he has conducted a general farming business. He resides at present in Olema, and is engaged in the butcher business. He was married July 4, 1864, to Guadelupe Higera, who was born in Sonoma in 1845. Their children are: Mar... continua a leggere
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    • UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA PRESS, (1988)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Large quarto Illustrated off-white cloth lettered in gilt on black rectangles “Latin American scholars frequently mention the socioeconomic reforms imposed on the New World by the Bourbon monarchy of Spain. The most familiar are the economic and administrative changes implemented in the mid and late eighteenth century. In the case of New pace, the changes brought about in military life and discipline by the Reglamento de 1772 ware widely known and quoted.” - from the Introduction Covers lightly foxed, else fine continua a leggere
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    • RIZZOLI, 2017
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Oblong quarto Illustrated with colour photographs original brown leatherette lettered in white, patterned endpapers pictorial dust jacket (fine) "Adobe residences from the Spanish and Mexican eras are at the heart of California's architectural tradition. Architects, designers, builders, homeowners today, as in the past, study their simple, utilitarian features - such as plain white-washed walls, rough-hewn wood-beamed ceilings, and intimate open-air courtyards - and try to emulate their forms to capture the charm of a romanticized past. ..." -from the dust jacket Fine continua a leggere
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