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RIKER, Lucille

[Holy City, Calif.?]: [Holy City], ca. 1920s. 5 1/4 x 8 in. Broadside. About fine. [98423] (show more)

Price: $50.00

Poem by "Mother" Riker, wife of William E. Riker of Holy City.

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Poems of Life from California
NEWBEGIN, Anna B(ell)

San Francisco: John J. Newbegin, (1917). 16mo. Cloth-backed boards. 63 p. 1st ed. Hinkel p. 220. Fine in d.w. which is fine save for a tiny chip at top of spine. [101644] (show more)

Price: $50.00

Newbegin was born in Canada in 1863 but lived in San Francisco & Oakland after 1889.

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Trio
BAKER, Dorothy

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1943. 12mo. Green cloth, stamped in red. 234 p. 1st edition. Grier p. 7(A). Baird & Greenwood 148. Very good in very good d.w. [101640] (show more)

Price: $37.50

Once referred to as a "Swell Lesbian melodrama" by Clement Wood.

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Human Whirlpool
CALLAHAN, Robert E

With b/w illustrations. Hollywood, Calif.: Murray & Gee, Inc., Publishers, (1946). 8vo. Red cloth, stamped in black. 384 p. 1st edition. Baird & Greenwood 385. INSCRIBED & SIGNED. Fine in d.w. which is fine save for minor wear at edges. [101634] (show more)

Price: $22.50

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Old Four-Toes; or, Hunters of the Peaks
SABIN, Edwin L

With b/w illustrations. New York: Crowell, (1912). Small 8vo. Light brown pictorial cloth, stamped in yellow, red & black. ix, 350 p. A fine, bright copy in a fine d.w. [101622] (show more)

Price: $60.00

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Ma Pettengill
WILSON, Harry Leon

Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Page, 1919. 12mo. Brown cloth, stamped in black. vii, 324 p. 1st edition. Hinkel p. 393. Fine in near fine d.w. with a couple of short tears at top edge. [101617] (show more)

Price: $75.00

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Cousin Jane
WILSON, Harry Leon

New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1925. 12mo. Red cloth, stamped in gilt. 388 p. 1st edition. Hinkel p. 393. Baird & Greenwood 2649. Fine in fine d.w. [101616] (show more)

Price: $60.00

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Jo Dunn, All-American
MORSE, Brick

Boston: Christopher Publishing House, (1941). 12mo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. 267 p. 1st edition. A fine, bright copy in a fine d.w. [101613] (show more)

Price: $75.00

A novel of the gridiron written by a member of Cal football teams of the 1890s & a longtime writer on sporting subjects in the San Francisco Bay Area. Morse is perhaps best-known today as author of "California Football History," which was published in 1937.

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Where Nothing Ever Happens
SHIPPEY, Lee

London: Harrap, (1936). 12mo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. 262 p. 1st British edition. Hinkel p. 321. Baird & Greenwood 2234. Fine in near fine, price clipped d.w. [101611] (show more)

Price: $45.00

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To Still Live On
RAY, Tom

Philadelphia: Dorrance & Company, (1953). 8vo. Brown cloth, stamped in gilt. 289 p. 1st edition. INSCRIBED & SIGNED. Corners a bit bumped; else fine in fine d.w. [101610] (show more)

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Novel. "The California setting of the story is a small fictitious town, Leland, just south of Sacramento. Some history and many real names are used, but only as they take important part in the march of events in California history".

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Silhouettes on Blue
MILLER, Raup

Foreword by Floyd Boynton Tower. San Francisco: John Henry Nash, 1937. Small 4to. Cloth-bcked boards, paper spine label. 54 p. 1st edition. Inscription on front paste-down; else very good. [101573] (show more)

Price: $15.00

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Coastland Curfew and other Poems
SCHREIBER, Hazel Snell

Introduction by Julia Cooley Altrocchi. San Francisco: Beryl Schreiber Jesperson, 1957. Small 4to. Cloth-backed boards. 27 p. 1st edition. One of 250 copies printed by Lawton Kennedy. Previous owner's name on front paste-down; else fine in acetate jacket with a small chip at top edge. [101572] (show more)

Price: $15.00

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No Gifts and Other Stories
WRIGHT, J. W

Carmel-by-the-Sea: The Press of the Forest, 1926. Small 8vo. Cloth-backed decorative boards, paper label. Unpaginated. No. 95 of 514 SIGNED copies. About fine. [101571] (show more)

Price: $40.00

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The Berkeley Love and War Songs
MORENO, Ralph

Oakland: Hartmus Handpress, 1957. 24mo. Blue cloth, paper spine label. 75 p. 1st edition. No. 172 of 517 copies. SIGNED "Moreno." About fine. [101569] (show more)

Price: $25.00

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A Rosary of Rhyme
URMY, Clarence T[homas]

San Francisco: Jos. Winterburn & Co., 1884. 12mo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. 100 p. 1st edition. Pencilled inscription on front free endpaper, corners bumped, minor cover soiling; else very good. [101568] (show more)

Price: $45.00

Poet who was born in San Francisco in 1858.

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A Legacy of Hours
ARNSTEIN, Flora J

San Francisco: Grabhorn Press for the author, 1927. 12mo. Boards, paper label. 42 p. 1st edition. One of 100 copies. Hinkel II, p. 8. Ransom p. 300. Barr p. 27. About fine. [101567] (show more)

Price: $30.00

Volume of poetry. Arnstein was born in San Francisco in 1885 and also lived in Berkeley.

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The Quaker Widow
TAYLOR, Bayard

Oakland: The Eucalyptus Press, Mills College, n.d. Oblong 12mo. Boards. Unpaginated. One of 300 copies. Fine. [101566] (show more)

Price: $15.00

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"I Love to Talk about Myself" & Other Verses Concerning God & Man & Me
LEVY, Harriet

San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1947. 8vo. Cloth-backed decorative boards, paper spine label. 96 p. 1st edition. One of 500 copies. Fine. [101565] (show more)

Price: $17.50

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The Way of the World
LIN, Katherin von der

Preface by Leslie Fraser Gordon. Illustrated with b/w photos. Los Angeles: Self-published, 1921. 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. 326 p. 1st edition. Hinkle p. 207 Baird & Greenwood 1506. Fine in d.w. with some edge tears & chips. [101512] (show more)

Price: $50.00

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Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California's First Poet Laureate
GEORGE, Aleta

Illustrated with b/w photos. No place: Shifting Plates Press, (2015). 8vo. Green cloth, stamped in gilt. xxiv, 336 p. 1st edition. SIGNED. Fine in fine d.w. [101399] (show more)

Price: $22.50

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