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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

Condition: Very Good in stained brown wrappers


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

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; just a bit worn, some slight soiling; previous owner's inscription on title page but otherwise unmarked


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

ISBN: 0931688140

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; cover by spine is sun faded


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

ISBN: 0-916286-02-9

Condition: Near Fine in wrappers; slight edgewear


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

ISBN: 084034385X

Condition: Good in beat up wrappers; a little ink underlining, a little yellow highlighting; remains of sticker on rear wrap.


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

ISBN: 087701101X

Condition: Very Good in worn wrappers; a few pen marks on rear wrap


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

ISBN: 0811818594

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket, edgewear and remainder mark on bottom edge


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

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GLORIOUS GARDENS TO VISIT IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA: 65 GARDENS WITHIN 3 HOURS OF SAN FRANCISCO - FROM MENDOCINO TO CARMEL

By: Dunhill, Priscilla and Freedman, Sue

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Clarkson Potter: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 04652

ISBN: 0517880512

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; a bit of curl to wraps


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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

ISBN: 0963905600

Condition: Very Good in edgeworn wrappers; some yellow highlighting througout; price sticker on first page; bumped bottom right corner.


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

ISBN: 0-06-273238-2

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; remainder mark on top edge, slight edgewear


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

ISBN: 030772056X

Condition: Better than Very Good in slightly wrinkly dust jacket.


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

ISBN: 0520215559

Condition: F/NF, dustjacket is rubbed with slight perforation over barcode on back panel


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

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; top right corner of book a bit bent.


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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IMAGES OF AMERICA: HALF MOON BAY (CA)

By: Manning, Kathleen and Crow, Jerry

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Charleston SC, Arcadia Publishing: [2004]

Seller ID: 04669

ISBN: 073852963X

Condition: Better than Very Good in wrappers; some bumping to corners.


First dubbed San Benito and then "Spanishtown," Half Moon Bay is a coastside town with a long and intriguing story. View more info

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MY OWN STORY

By: Older, Fremont

Price: $11.99

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1926

Seller ID: 03798

Condition: Better than Good in blue cloth; front hinge starting; previous owners names on first free endpaper; foxing to page edges.


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

ISBN: 0393059138

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; front wrap regrettably stained (coffee?); previous owner name on title page.


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

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BERKELEY AT WAR: THE 1960S

By: Rorabaugh, W. J.

Price: $5.99

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, USA: 1989

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04485

ISBN: 0195058771

Condition: Very Good in dust jacket; minimal pencil marks in margins.


Nice overview of that tumultuous decade in the Peoples Republic of Berkeley; includes 92 pages of appendices including sources, a glossary and an index; 277 pages in total. 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

ISBN: 0-520-20441-7

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket, red star on bottom edge


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

ISBN: 006039045X

Condition: Better than Very Good in dust jacket


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

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A CHRONOLOGY OF STANFORD UNIVERSITY AND ITS FOUNDERS: 1884 — 2000

By: Society, Stanford Historical

Price: $39.99

Publisher: Stanford, Stanford Historical Society: 2001

Seller ID: 04376

ISBN: 0966424913

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; yellow highlighting throughout


Filled with lots of short blurbs; very interesting history. View more info

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COAST OF DREAMS: CALIFORNIA ON THE EDGE, 1990-2003

By: Starr, Kevin

Price: $5.99

Publisher: New York, Vintage / Random House: 2006

Seller ID: 04481

ISBN: 0679740724

Condition: Near Fine in wrappers


O.J. to Arnold Schwarzenegger, earthquakes to rolling blackouts, silicon valley to riots in the street, as told by California's state historian. View more info

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VICTORIA'S LEGACY: TOURS OF SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA ARCHITECTURE

By: Waldhorn, Judith Lynch

Price: $4.99

Publisher: San Francisco, 101 Productions: [1978]

Seller ID: 04487

ISBN: 0892861398

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; front wrap a bit loose, some slight foxing.


Nice set of architectural tours of SF with many details of the Victorians visited. View more info

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ONE EYE CLOSED, THE OTHER RED: THE CALIFORNIA BOOTLEGGING YEARS

By: Walker, Clifford James

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Barstow CA, Back Door Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 04470

ISBN: 0967314119

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; two stickers on front wrap; price sticker on rear wrap.


A history of the California rumrunners and bootleggers (~1919 to 1933); signed by the author on the half-title page, Enjoy these California memories; errata sheet laid in; includes six appendices, endnotes; glossary; bibliography and index; 607 pages. View more info

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ARCHITECTURE--SAN FRANCISCO: THE GUIDE

By: Woodbridge, Sally B. and John M.

Price: $8.99

Publisher: San Francisco, American Institute of Architects, San Francisco Chapter and 101 Productions: [1982]

Seller ID: 04566

ISBN: 0892862041

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; text is clean and unmarked.


Covers over 1000 buildings with over 200 photographs and 18 maps; includes Glossary of Styles, Bibliography and index; 200 pages. View more info

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SITTING PRETTY

By: Young, Al

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Berkeley CA, Creative Arts Book Company: 1986

Seller ID: 04637

ISBN: 088739017X

Condition: Very Good in slightly wrinkled wraps; edges a bit dirty; covers a bit worn.


'Play all the possibilities and stagger the bets," Sidney J. Prettymon in San Francisco. View more info