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Souvenir, Canadian Pavilion, Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915 (cover title)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018949


No publisher / porinter named. Illustrated booklet showing pictures with text of the Canadian Exhibit Pavilion. 16 pages, including printed covers, complete. 4 1/2 x 6 inches. View more info

Rand, McNally Official 1923 Auto Trails Map, District Number 11: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nor. Nebraska, E. Montana, E. Wyoming, W. Minnesota

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago., Rand, McNally Company: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018934


Printed on white paper with blue ink. 34 x 26 inches. Folded (with no splitting at folds. No staining or soiling. Illustrated with panel of highway signs across top. Quite detailed. View more info

Kern County Cotton

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bakersfield, California, Kern Counmty Chamber of Commerce: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018953


No date, but circa 1935,. One sheet folded to make 8 4 x 9 panels, two sided. Consists of: Colorful front and back cover showing a bale of cotton, a field of cotton and the full sun behind both. Six panels of photos, charts and facts about land, water, marketing, shipping, the size of the 1934 crop, etc. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Dining Room Ralston House Belmont, Cal."

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Watkins' Pacific Coast. 26 Montgomery St. opposite Lick House entrance, San Francisco.:

Seller ID: 017677


Circa late 1860-early 1870. Original stereocard on orange boards. Board dimensions 7 X 3 1/4, photograph dimension 6 X 3 inches. Title is hand written at base of board. Photo is of glamorous buffet with mirrors and a beautiful chandelier. The house belonged to William C. Ralston founder of the Bank of California and financier of th Comstock Lode. Built in 1868, it has survived 2 major earthquakes. View more info

Stock Certificate for the Gold Valley Main Tunnel & Mining Company

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1867

Seller ID: 016020


Dimensions 9 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. Black ink, decoration on left side. Not issued, no stamps or signatures. The Gold Valley Main Tunnel and Mining Company was incorporated in 1867 to perform hydraulic mining in the Poverty Hill Mining District, California. Poverty Hill is in Sierra County, though the certificate says Plumas County. View more info

U.S. Land Grant (Manuscript Document) - Washington, 1893

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1893

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019687


Beige manuscript document signed by the recorder of the General Land Office. Not signed by President Benjamin Harrison. A grant of the "East half of the South West quarter of Section Ten, in Township sixteen North of Range five West of Willamette Meridian, in Washington, containing eighty acres" is made to Hiram F. Martin. 16" x 10." Notation on back of the certificate shows the document has been filed and recorded with the county in 1893. Red seal i... View more info

Shasta County California

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Redding, California, Shasta County Promotion and Development Association: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018952


No date, but circa 1927. One sheet, folded to make twelve 4 x 9 panels (two sided). Consists of: Front and back cover showing Lassen Peak at Rest and Lassen Peak at Eruption. (Black and white). Illustrated panels (with photos) with printed information about: Living conditions; Farm Bureau; Roads; Land settlement; The Foothills; Soil; Water, Hydro-Electric; Pitt River; Manufacturing; Irrigation; Agriculture and Horticulture; Livestock and Dairying; Lumbering; Mining;... View more info

Directory of Secret and Fraternal Societies, Pacific County, 1910; List of Officers for Ensuing Term; Time and Place of Meeting

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: South Bend, WA, A. E. VanDuzen: 1910

Seller ID: 019732


Original publisher's gray wrapper. 3 1/4" x 5 3/4." Forty-four pages, complete. Many small advertisements for various services and business are included throughout the pamphlet. A few blank "Memoranda" pages for notes. Very light foxing on back cover and a few pages in the back. Pages and covers are otherwise very clean and intact. A directory of secret organizations in Pacific County, Washington. The following are some examples of the listed soci... View more info

The Philatelic Californian, Vol. III, No. 11: Wells Fargo/Pony Express Edition

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Francisco, California Philatelic Press Club: 1897

Seller ID: 019634


Original publisher's beige wrapper. 6" x 9." Fourteen pages, complete (page numbers listed as 143-156). Ten additional pages of advertisements in front and back for stamps and stamp-related goods and services. Pages and covers are clean. Main text in this monthly publication includes the following articles: "A Sketch of the Pony Express," "Reminiscences of the Pony Express Service" compiled by Cap. Jas. Otey Bradford, "The Stamps of the P... View more info

Alaska and The Yukon Territory

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chicago,, Poole Bros. Inc.: 1917

Seller ID: 017735


Original tan wrapper with a black and white photograph of a train on the front cover, a paddle wheel ship on the back cover. 9 X 4 inches. Copy is 3 sheets folded into quarters, making 22 pages. Pages 3-20 have small black and white photographs on the bottom of each page. Pages 1-2 show a black and white photograph of Lake Atlin, pages 21-22 show a map of Alaska and the White Pass & Yukon Route across Alaska. Copy is not bound and the 3 pages are loose, however complete.... View more info

Certificate of Membership. Catholic Mutual Beneficial Association of The Archdiocese of San Fransicso.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 017598


Catholic Mutual Beneficial Association of The Archdiocese of San Fransisco. Executed Certificate of Membership. San Francisco, June 30, 1881. Issued to John Dempsey of Smartsville, Yuba County Ca. Signed by J.B. Mc Nally, President, and attested to by Edward Gilson, Secretary. Certificate numbered 2621. Printed on gold colored paper. 7 3/4 X 9 inches. The Catholic Mutual Benefit Association of The Archdiocese of San Francisco was founded on February 1, 1880. Its basic pr... View more info

Original Map: U.S. Coast Survey. Reconnaissance Of The Western Coast Of The United States Middle Sheet From San Francisco To Umpquah River. (J No. 2)

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1854

Seller ID: 018292


Original black and white map. 22 1/4 X 22 inches. The map shows the coast from San Francisco northward to Umpqua (Umpquah) River. On the left side of the map has general sailing directions and information on tides. The right side and lower portion of the map have 12 black and white illustrations of coastal views. Slight chipping on edge. Map is folded. A small hole along the fold crease. Map is clean. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Palac Hotel, S.F. Interior View

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 018023


Original stereocard on orange board. Circa 1872. Board measures, 7 X 3 1/2. Photograph measures, 6 1/4 X 3 1/4 inches. Photograph shows the interior of the Palace Hotel interior view with a stage coach in the foreground and the entrance to the restaurant behind it. Shows 5 levels of floors. Slight chipping along one side of the board. Photograph is not affected. Photograph is very clean. View more info

Oakland City Directory 1921 Copntaining an Alphabetical List opf Business Firms and Private Citizens, a Directory of the City ande County Officers, Churches, Public and Private Schools, Benevolent, Literary and Other Associations, Incorporated Institutions, etc, also a Complete Classified Business Directory of Oakland and an Improved Street and Avenue Guide

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Oakland, Polk-Husted Directory Co.: 1924

Seller ID: 018831


Publisher's light green cloth with black and red lettering. Front bottom corner of cover bumped. All text pages and advertisements present. Massive 1216 page book. 7 x 8 1/4 x 2 inches,. View more info

Captain Robert Gray, 1792-1911. Monument to Discoverer.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NP, Robert Gray Chapter, Daughters of the American Republic: 1911

Seller ID: 12312


15 pages; illustrations; brown paper wrapper (6 1/2 x 10 inch) with title on the cover. Brief history of Robert Gray, discoverer of the mouth of the Columbia River along with extracts from Kendall's journal. A history of the area of Chehalis County in Washington before the Civil War is added to the pamphlet. Fine clean copy. View more info

First Annual Report of the Board of Directors of State Institutions State of Arizona 1919-1920 (cover title)

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, Board of Directors State Institutions / Star Job Print: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019052


Original printed wrapper with some chipping top and bottom of spine. Internally clean and fresh. Covers the Arizona State Hospital, State Industrial School, Arizona Pioneer's Home, Arizona State Prison, each with a fold-out plate illustrating the institution. Folding chart at end. 5 3/4 x 9 inches. 133 pages, plus chart and index at end, complete. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph "(8) Amidst Yosemite's Charms - Sentinel Hotel, Looking North Across the Valley to Yosemite Falls, California."

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Underwood & Underwood, Publishers: 1902

Seller ID: 13268


Original Stereograph photograph (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with the title at the base and description on the backside in several languages. Image looking toward the front of the Sentinel Hotel with Yosemite Falls in the background. Very good clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "5404 Cliff House and Seal Rocks. San Francisco, Cal."

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, C.H. Graves, Publisher: 1900

Seller ID: 13269


"#5404 - The Art Nouveau (Platino) Stereograph". Original Stereograph (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with title on the base and description on the backside. Image of the 'Gingerbread Palace' overlooking the Ocean with the Seal Rocks below with waves crashing on the shore. Very good clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "9196 - Miners and Packers Climbing the 'Golden Stair' Trail."

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company: 1898

Seller ID: 13301


Original stereograph on tan board (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with title under the right photo, Publisher's name on the sides. Image of the miners climbing up Chilkoot Pass towards the summit after passing through the weigh station, known as the 'Scales' or Sheep Camp, requiring the miners to pack at least 80 to 200 pounds of supplies before entering Canada. Very good clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "8008 - In the Heart of Box Canyon, Col. U.S.A."

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company: 1897

Seller ID: 13302


Original stereograph on tan board (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with title under the right photo, publishre's name on the sides. View of Box Canyon outside the town of Ouray, Colorado. A group of eight people pose inside the canyon with cliffs inclosing above them on a planked walkway throug the steep narrow canyon. Very good clean copy. View more info