Lot 16: Nine volumes of Americana published by the Book Club of California

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2017-02-07 11:27:53

Lot 16

Nine volumes of Americana published by the Book Club of California. Heading: (Americana). Title: Nine volumes of Americana published by the Book Club of California. Place Published: San Francisco. Publisher: Book Club of California. Date Published: Various dates. Description: 9 volumes, all in the original hardcover bindings, some with plain paper jackets. First Editions. Includes: Baker, Hozial H. Overland Journey to Carson Valley & California. Cloth backed illustrated boards. 1973. Brown, James Berry. Journal of a Journey Across the Plains in 1859. Illustrated boards. One of 450 copies. 1970. Dillon, Richard H. Texas Argonauts: Isaac H. Duval and the California Gold Rush. Cloth backed illustrated boards, plain paper jacket. With printed sheet from the press laid in apologizing for the delay in publication. One of 450 copies. 1987. Leighton, Clare. Growing New Roots: An Essay with Fourteen Wood Engravings. Tan cloth. No. 122 of 500 copies signed by the author and printed by Lawton & Alfred Kennedy. 1976. Meyers, William H. Sketches of California and Hawaii by William H Meyers, Gunner, U.S.N Aboard the United States Sloop-of-War Cyane 1842-1843. Full cloth, spine label. One of 450 copies. 1970. Ridge, John Rollin. A Trumpet of Our Own. Cloth-backed boards with paper jacket. One of 650 copies.1981. Sawkins, James Gay. A Pictorial Tour of Hawaii, 1850-1852: Watercolors, Painting, & Drawings by James Gay Sawkins. With an account of his life & travels by David W. Forbes. original beige cloth, paper spine label, plain jacket. One of 400 copies, designed by Jack Stauffacher of the Greenwood Press. 1991 Thayer, James Bradley. A Western Journey with Mr. Emerson. Cloth backed boards, plain paper jacket. One of 600 copies. 1980. Von Berg, Gustav. From Kapuvar to California, 1893. Cloth-backed boards with jacket. One of 500 copies. 1979.Due to the size and/or weight of this lot extra shipping charges may apply. Condition: Some light wear to bindings and jackets; all volumes very good or better, most near fine.

Estimate: $250-350

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