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Image for Texas Argonauts Isaac H. Duval and the California Gold Rush

Texas Argonauts Isaac H. Duval and the California Gold Rush

By: Dillon, Richard H.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Book Club of California: 2987

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: sbcc1907221f

Condition: New


1st ed., oblong 4to, 10 x 13 inches. 199 pp. Limited to 450 copies. With color illustrations by Charles Shaw, appendix, footnotes, bibliography, index and endpaper maps. Original prospectus laid in. Series: The Book Club of California Publication, No. 186. Quarter natural linen, illustrated paper over boards, printed paper spine label, maps in end-leaves, plain white paper dust-jacket. Isaac Duval (1824-1902) was an American adventurer and businessman prior to becoming a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. As a young man, he traveled to Fort Smith, Arkansas, wh... View more info

Image for AN ESSAY. ON A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CALIFORNIA AND THE PACIFIC WEST, 1510- 1906 BY ROBERT E. COWAN. With an Original Leaf from the Club's 1914 First Edition.

AN ESSAY. ON A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CALIFORNIA AND THE PACIFIC WEST, 1510- 1906 BY ROBERT E. COWAN. With an Original Leaf from the Club's 1914 First Edition.

By: Gary E. Kurutz

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Book Club of California: 1993

Edition: 1st thus.

Inscription: Inscribed by author Gary Kurutz

Seller ID: vl190723a

Condition: Fine


1st ed. thus, small 4to, 57 pp. One of 390 copies with a tipped in original leaf from the 1914 First Edition of Cowan's work. The Book Club of California, publication 201. Gray cloth boards and paper cover, printed title label on front cover. Pristine copy; gray cloth backed boards with black titles in a fine mylar jacket. This copy inscribed by Kurutz on the front end paper. Prospectus laid in. View more info

Image for Edward Vischer's Drawings of the California Missions, 1861-1878. With a Biography of the Artist by Jeanne van Nostrand. Introduction by Thomas Albright.

Edward Vischer's Drawings of the California Missions, 1861-1878. With a Biography of the Artist by Jeanne van Nostrand. Introduction by Thomas Albright.

By: Jeanne Van Nostrand

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Book Club of California: 1982

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: sbcc190721e

Condition: New


Publications of the Book Club of California, No. 172. Limited to 600 copies, produced by the Arion Press under the direction of Andrew Hoyem. Oblong 4to. 9 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches. 44, 44 plates, [2] pp. Gilt-stamped brown cloth, plain paper dust-jacket; "Vischer is credited The captions to the plates are excerpted from Vischer's own writings. Included in the Rounce & Coffin Club's Exhibition of Western Books. Original prospectus laid in. Condition: A new copy; absolutely pristine but with a couple of small nicks to the publisher’s wrapper; light wear to the prospectus. View more info