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LYTTON CENTER OF THE VISUAL ARTS PRESENTS ONE DOZEN ARTISTS FROM THE BAY AREA: NEW TALENTS '68

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Palo Alto CA, Lytton Center of the Visual Arts: 1968

Seller ID: 03311


Catalog of a dozen artists' works, including David Bottini, Rolf Nord Kriken, Fred Howard Roster, and Laila Roster View more info

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POST CARD ART OF SAN FRANCISCO CIRCA 1910

By: Aldrich, Lanny; editor

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Palo Alto CA / New York, Hidden House / Flash Books: [1976]

Seller ID: 03763


Beautifully colored, these postcards contain charming views of the San Francisco of a century ago View more info

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CONFESSIONS OF MADAME PSYCHE: MEMOIRS AND LETTERS OF MEI-LI MURROW

By: Bryant, Dorothy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Ata Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 03967


Inscribed by Bryant to noted pacifist/bookseller Roy Kepler, 'With thanks for your help. I hope I used it well.' View more info

THE VALLEY OF SANTA CLARA: A GUIDE TO THE HEART OF SILICON VALLEY

By: Butler, Phyllis Filiberti

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Menlo Park CA, Bay Research Press: [2002]

Edition: New Revised Edition

Seller ID: 02677


Lots of history and historic buildings in this `Valley of the Heart's Delight' south of San Francisco View more info

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OLD TALES OF SAN FRANCISCO

By: Chandler, Arthur; editor

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Dubuque IA, Kendall Hunt Publishing: [1987]

Edition: Ninth Printing of the Second Edition

Seller ID: 04188


A lot of the classics, including Bret Harte, Mark Twain, Ambrose Bierce and Emperor Norton. View more info

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A SHORT HISTORY OF SAN FRANCISCO

By: Cole, Tom

Price: $4.99

Publisher: San Francisco, Lexikos: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03841


Nice little history of the city by the bay View more info

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HIDDEN COUNTRY VILLAGES OF CALIFORNIA

By: Coleberd, Frances

Price: $4.99

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: [1977]

Seller ID: 04310


Sixteen villages commented on including Ferndale, Covelo, and Sutter Creek; 178 pages. View more info

THE WORLD OF HERB CAEN: SAN FRANCISCO 1938-1997

By: Conrad, Barnaby, ed.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: (1997)

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 02174


Columns, pix and more including much by his long-time assistant Carole Vernier View more info

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LIFE ON TWO LEVELS: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By: Duveneck, Josephine Whitney

Price: $11.99

Publisher: Los Altos CA, William Kaufmann Inc.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04452


Introduction by Wallace Stegner; remarkable memoir by the founder of Hidden Villa; inlcudes index; 368 pages. View more info

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BY THE PEOPLE, FOR THE PEOPLE: THE WORK OF THE CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS IN CALIFORNIA STATE PARKS, 1933-1941

By: Engbeck Jr., Joseph H.

Price: $59.99

Publisher: Sacramento CA, California State Parks: 2002

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 04320


Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page, 'For ____ with warm personal regards, Joe' View more info

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THE SCRAPBOOK OF A HAIGHT ASHBURY PILGRIM: SPIRIT, SACRAMENTS, & SEX IN 1967-68

By: Gips, Elizabeth

Price: $99.00

Publisher: Santa Cruz CA, Changes Press: [1991]

Seller ID: 04166


Signed and inscribed by the author to "James- may your wonder filled work continue to inspire the light of wisdom to grow! Love, Elizabeth" View more info

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JERRY GRAHAM'S COMPLETE BAY AREA BACKROADS: THE ALL-NEW AND DEFINITIVE GUIDE

By: Graham, Jerry & Catherine

Price: $7.99

Publisher: New York, HarperPerennial: [1994]

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 02711


300 points on interests in the San Francisco Bay Area, some unusual stuff View more info

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BLACK FIRE: THE TRUE STORY OF THE ORIGINAL TOM SAWYER--AND OF THE MYSTERIOUS FIRES THAT BAPTIZED GOLD RUSH-ERA SAN FRANCISCO

By: Graysmith, Robert

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 2012

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04440


Fascinating San Francisco history from the author of Zodiac; illustrated by the author. View more info

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AMBROSE BIERCE AND THE QUEEN OF SPADES

By: Hall, Oakley

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01873


A San Francisco mystery! View more info

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16TH STREET: FACES IN THE MISSION

By: Katz, Bert

Price: $18.99

Publisher: San Francisco, Gulliver Books: c. 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04403


Signed by the author on the half-title page; great color portraits and interesting stories; a nice piece of local history. View more info

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MY OWN STORY

By: Older, Fremont

Price: $11.99

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1926

Seller ID: 03798


The biography of the San Francisco newspaperman and campaigner against civic corruption View more info

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THE ASSOCIATES: FOUR CAPITALISTS WHO CREATED CALIFORNIA

By: Rayner, Richard

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton / Atlas & Co.: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04126


Fascinating story of the machinations of the rapacious men of early US California. View more info

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THE HISTORY OF JASPER RIDGE: FROM SEARSVILLE PIONEERS TO STANFORD SCIENTISTS

By: Regnery, Dorothy F.

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Stanford CA, Stanford Historical Society: 1991

Seller ID: 04346


Nice little local history of the famous biological preserve. View more info

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CIVIC WARS : DEMOCRACY AND PUBLIC LIFE IN THE AMERICAN CITY DURING THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

By: Ryan, Mary P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley CA, University of California Press: [1997]

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 02782


Some very interesting 19th century history, concentrating on New Orleans, New York and San Francisco civic life View more info

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THE HIGH COST OF HIGH TECH: THE DARK SIDE OF THE CHIP

By: Siegel, Lenny and Markoff, John

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1985

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04021


An early work by NYT senior science and technology writer John Markoff who was part of a team that won the Pulitzer View more info