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1 A SYMPOSIUM IN HONOR OF MELVIN J. VOIGT...
La Jolla, CA Friends of the UCSD Library 1976 Paper Cover Very Good+ Biography Size: Approx. 7" x 10" 
Front cover reads:The Responsibility of the University Library Collection in Meeting the Needs of Its Campus and Local Community, A SYMPOSIUM IN HONOR OF MELVIN J. VOIGT Upon His Retirement as University Librarian of The University of California, San Diego, Friday, September 17, 1976. Friends of the UCSD Library, La Jolla, California. 52 pp. Very Good+. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 CALIFORNIA RESOURCES AND POSSIBILITIES
San Francisco, CA California Development Board 1910 Wraps Good No Jacket Brochure 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Photos, Maps, Tables 
Twentieth Annual Report of the California State Board of Trade for the Year 1909, Combined with the First Report of the California Development Board. 7" x 10" brochure, stiff pictorial color wraps with relief map of California. 80 pages. Many illus., tables, etc. Wraps faded & soiled. Edges have small tears & nicks. Bottom corner of front corner missing (3/4"x1"). Overall exterior is Good.Interior is Very Good, tight and clean. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 SCIENCE, August 12, 1887
New York The Science Company 1887 Paper Cover Good Science Size: Approx. 9" X 12" Engravings 
Some Articles: What American Zoologists have done for Evolution, by E.W. Morse. Laid in page with portrait engraving of Morse; Economy in Management of Soil, by H. E. Alvord; Prehistoric Chronology of America by D.G. Brinton; The Sonora Earthquake with illustration and Chemical Laboratory of the University of Nebraska with 5 illustrations. Front wrap detached but intact. ex-mus mailing label and numbers on front. Slightly soiled. Overall exterior is Good to Good+. interior is clean, and tight and VG+. Engraving of Morse, top border watermarked. Not on portrait. From SCIENCE, Aug. 20, 1886. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 THE MENTOR MAGAZINE JULY 1924 (Volume 12 No. 6 Serial No. 257)
Springfield, Ohio The Crowell Publishing Company 1924 Paper Cover Good+ to Very Good- Desert Size: Approx. 7 3/4" x 10 3/4" Photographs 
Color illustrated covers with painting by W R Leigh on front. Articles: "The Lure of the Desert" by John C Van Dyke; "The Pageant Highway, a 6,000 mile trip from Park to Park" by Ronne C Shelse' of the U S Geological Survey; and J Pennington writes about Taos. Slight soil around cover edges. Top front corner tip chipped, small crease on side. 1/2" tear at spine base, otherwise covers are Good + to VG-. Interior is tight, clean and in VG+ condition. 
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5 Abbott Brothers A COLLECTION OF FORMS OF PLEADINGS IN ACTIONS UNDER THE CODE OF PROCEDURE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
New York John S. Voorhies, Law Bookseller and Publisher 1858 Leather Good- Law Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9 1/4" 
And Adapted to the New Practice in the States of Missouri, California, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, and Alabama; The Territories of Oregon and Minnesota, and the Island of Newfoundland, with Copious Notes and Authorities to Which are Added Forms in Submissions of Controversy Without Action; In Proceedings Against Joint Debtors, Etc.; And of Judgments by Confession. 541 pages with index. Full leather covers with red and black title bars and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, plenty of rubbing and scuffing to cover faces, some areas with tears to leather, black marks. Top spine end is torn and pulling away from book, bottom end is scuffed. Front hinge completely broken and is pulling away from rest of book exposing spine. Endpapers are separated from rest of book. Interior pages are browning and foxing, some pages with mold marks. Some evidence of bug damage to lower corners of interior pages and on back inside cover. Book in Good- condition. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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6 Anderson, Winslow A DESCRIPTION OF THE DESICCATED HUMAN REMAINS IN THE CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU
Sacramento, CA J. D. Young 1888 Wraps Good+ Anthropology Size: Approx. 6 " x 9" Figures 
California State Mining Bureau, Bulletin No. 1. Articles include: "Naturally Mummified Human Bodies Exhumed In The Sierra Madre Mountains", "Some Observations On The Origin Of The Aborigines Of The Pacific Coast", and "Historical Sketch Of The Pacific Coast Aborigines". 41 pp. Figures of three different mummified bodies. Paper wraps are extremely dirty and sunfaded, water stains along bottom, chipping to page edges, folded corners, and spine partially exposed. Identification numbers on top of front cover. Interior is tight and clean. Despite condition of covers, the document is in Good+ condition. 
Price: 73.50 USD
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7 Bremner, Carl St. J. GEOLOGY OF SAN MIGUEL ISLAND SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
Santa Barbara,CA Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History 1933 Wraps Very Good+ Geology Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " Fold Out Map,Plates, Figures, Photographs 
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Occasional Papers Number 2. 23 pp. 3 plates. Foldout Geologic Map of San Miguel Island. Explanation page of Plates 2 and 3 (typical fossils of the island.) 2 Figures.Cream wraps with black lettering. Crease at upper left corner otherwise wraps are Very Good + as is the interior. 
Price: 16.50 USD
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8 Bremner, Carl St. J. GEOLOGY OF SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History 1932 Wraps Very Good- Geology Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " Plates, Fold Out Maps 
Occasional Papers, Number 1. 33 pp. Tan paper covers with creased corners, wear to edges, cover faces are quite dirty. Ex. museum with stamps on front cover, on one plate. Some interior page edges are darkened, otherwise clean. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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9 Brown, John S. ROUTES TO DESERT WATERING PLACES IN THE SALTON SEA REGION, CALIFORNIA, Water-Supply Paper 490-A.
Washington Government Printing Office 1920 Wraps Good Water Supply Paper Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Plates, Fold Out Maps, Figures 
United States Geological Survey. "The desert region of the United States forms a great triangle whose base, 800 miles long, is the Mexican border from the Peninsular Mountains, in southern California, to the mouth of Pecos River, in Texas and whose apex is in north-central Oregon...It covers about 500,000 square miles, or very nearly one-sixth of the area of the United States." 86 pp. 7 plates. Covers soiled. Back cover is almost completely removed from rest of document. Cover corners are creased, definite signs of bug damage to corners and edges, browning along edges. Tears to spine and spine ends. Stamps on front cover reading: Frank L. Shepard, Sep 18, 1921. Overall covers are Fair to Good-. Interior is tight, some browning/soiling to edges, some edges also have bug damage. Severe browning to page 86. Some light chipping to interior page edges. Pocket completely torn where relief maps (Plates 6 and 7) were kept. Seperate relief maps are Good condition with evidence of bug damage to creases/folded corners, browning, tears. Scarce with relief maps. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Bryant, Edwin ROCKY MOUNTAINS ADVENTURES, Bristling with Animated Details of Fearful Fights of American Hunters with Savage Indians, Mexican Rancheros, and Beasts of Prey
New York Hurst & Co 1885 Arlington Edition Hard Cover Good American History Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/2" Frontis. Engraving 
"Awful fate of hundreds of overland emigrants amid the snow drifts of the Truckee Peaks, from whence half-frozen men, women, and children were carried over slippery cliffs, lashed to the backs of their gallant rescuers." Also, a "full account" of "The Bear Conquest of California". 452 pp. plus 4 pages of book advertisements. Decorative front cover with Arlington Edition written along cover. Spine faded. Title illegible. Spine ends rubbed/fraying. Overall covers are Good. Frontis. engraving with tissue guard protection. Front hinge broken. paper label with previous owner's name and number on front endpaper. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG. Brown toned to pages, possibly due to age of book. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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11 Carlisle, John G. Jr Et Al. ARTIFICIAL HABITAT IN THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT
The Resources Agency of California, Department of Fish and Game 1964 Wraps Very Good+ Ichthyology Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " Figures (line drawings), Photographs 
Fish Bulletin 124. 93 pages with index. Cream paper wraps. Top corner creased with line visible throughout document. Mild chipping to spine ends. Interior tight and clean. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12 Clark, Frances N. and Anita E. Daugherty Average Lunar Month Catch By California Sardine Fishermen 1932-33 Through 1948-49: Fish Bulletin 76
State of California, Department of Fish and Game, Marine Fisheries Branch 1950 Wraps Very Good+ Ichthyology Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " Figures (line drawings) 
Fish Bulletin No. 76. No markings. 28 pp. Cream paper wraps with some fading to edges. Interior clean. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13 Cleland, Robert Glass THE IRVINE RANCH
San Marino, California The Huntington Library 1978 0873280229 / 9780873280228 Trade Paper Very Good California Size: Approx. 6 " x 9" Photographs, Maps 
Revised with an Epilogue by Robert V. Hine. "The colorful history of the Irvine Ranch -- from the days of the Gabrieleno Indians, through the days of Spanish and Mexican government, to the ownership and administration of four generations of the Irvine family. The ranch was a combination of three large land grants which went, wholly or in part, into the making of the Irvine property. Dr. Cleland tells the history of these grants and provides reproductions of old maps and portraits of early owners." 167 pages with index. Trade paperback with olive green paper covers. Slight edging to cover edges, tears to top spine end corner. Reminants of price sticker on top corner of front free endpaper. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Clemens, Harold B. And Craig, William L. An Analysis of California's Albacore Fishery
Sacramento, CA The Resource Agency of California, Department of Fish and Game. 1965 Wraps Very Good+ Ichthyology Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " Tables, Graphs, Maps 
Fish Bulletin 128. 301 pp. Small crease at lower right corner of front cover. Interior tight and clean. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Clements, Thomas GEOLOGICAL STORY OF DEATH VALLEY
Palm Desert, California Desert Magazine Press 1954 Paper Cover Very Good- Death Valley Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Illustrated 
Publication No. 1. Death Valley 49ers, Inc. 52 pp. Green stiff paper covers. Covers are rubbed along edges and corners, edges are browning and discolored, scuffing marks on cover faces. Spine paper is torn and pulling away. Interior is tight, clean, no marks. Pamphlet in VG- condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Corle, Edwin DEATH VALLEY AND THE CREEK CALLED FURNACE
Los Angeles The Ward Ritchie Press 1973 0378-02372-1 / 9780378023726 Paperback Very Good Death Valley Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/2" Photographs by Ansel Adams 
Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. "(Edwin) Corle's prose and (Ansel) Adam's photography are combined to create a book of great beauty, preserving the spirit and face of the barren wilderness." 60 pp. First paperback printing. Light wear to cover edges and corners, joints rubbed and soiled, creasing to spine, spine ends rubbed. Interior tight, clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 David, J. Charles, 2nd. CALIFORNIA SALT WATER FISHING
New York A.S. Barnes and Company 1949 Cloth Good Fishing Size: Approx. 6" x 9" Arden Otto, Photographs 
Cover soiled with minor stains. Spine faded and top edge small tear. Overall Good. Interior is clean, tight and in Very Good + condition. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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18 Dibblee, Thomas W. AREAL GEOLOGY OF THE WESTERN MOJAVE DESERT CALIFORNIA
Washington Government Printing Office 1967 Paper Cover Very Good Geological Survey Size: Approx. 9 1/4" x 11 1/2" Figures, Maps 
Geological Survey Professional Paper 522. Contribution to west coast earthquake investigations. 153 pp. Illustrations, tables, and five folded maps in pocket attached to back inside cover. Gray paper covers. Cover edges and corners are creased, back cover dirty and bent (from map pocket), spine ends are torn. Some dirt smudges to edge of back free endpaper. Interior pages are clean, no marks. Document in VG condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Dudley, William Russell THE GENUS PHYLLOSPADIX
Ithaca, N.Y. 1893 Wraps Very Good Botany Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9 1/4" Signed by Author
Reprinted from The Wilder Quarter-Century Book. pp.403-418. Signed by author on front cover "Compliments of W.R. Dudley". "Phyllospadix belongs to a group of plants-the Sea Grasses, remarkable in their morphological characters, their habitat, and the probable antiquity of the types constituting them. The genera are few in number, variously reckoned from seven to ten, embracing less than thirty known species, and including all the flowering plants whose habitat is wholly marine." 2 plates with explanation. Author was Professor of Botany at Leland Stanford Junior University. ex-mus. stamp and numbers on cover. Faded around edges otherwise Very Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 Dugan, Judy Magee SANTA BARBARA: HIGHLIGHTS & HISTORY
Santa Barbara Jama Books 1979 0934130019 / 9780934130011 First Edition Cloth Very Good Good California Size: Approx. 9 1/4" x 6 1/4" Photography 
"Four cultures, spanning recent centuries, have etched a colorful history along Santa Barbara shores." 55 pp. with index. Dust jacket in Good condition with slight tears along edges and corners. Gift inscription on front flypaper. Slight browning along page edges. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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