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Collection of works from The Friends of the Bancroft Library

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Estimate: US$200 - US$300
Price realised:  US$144
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Title: Collection of works from The Friends of the Bancroft Library Author: ** Place: Berkeley, CA Publisher: The Friends of the Bancroft Library Date: Various dates Description: Largely Keepsakes, including: Twain, Mark. Wapping Alice. (no. 29); Twain, Mark. The Grangerford-Shepherdson Feud. (No. 33); West, Jessamyn. The Story of a Story & Three Stories. (No. 30); 2 copies of: Spender, Stephen. The Year of the Young Rebels. (No. 32) one in cloth; Wallis, Helen. The Voyage of Sir Francis Drake Mapped in Silver and gold. (No. 27); Nine Classic California Photographers. (No. 28); A Journey to California, 1841...The Journal of John Bidwell. (No. 12); Didion, Joan. Telling Stories. (No. 26); Dinnean, Lawrence. Nineteenth Century Illustrations of California. (No. 34); Thomas, William Henry Recollections of Old Times in California. (No. 22); Rider, Robin E. The Show of Science. (No. 31); Californian Indian Characteristics. (No. 23); Luhan, Mabel Dodge. Una and Robin. (No. 24); Some Treasures of The Bancroft Library. (No. 21); A Visit to California in 1841. (No. 18); Valley of Salt, Memories of Wine. (No. 15); Twain, Mark. The Great Landslide Case. (No. 20); A Sailor's Sketch of the Sacramento Valley in 1842. (No. 19); Desert Rats. (No.14); GPH: An Informal Record of George P. Hammond and his Era in the Bancroft Library. (No.13); Dakin, Susanna Bryant. Rose, or Rose Thorn? Three Women of Spanish California. (No. 11). * Plus: One Hundred Sixteen Uncommon Books on Food & Drink. 1975. * Bandini, Jose. A Description of California in 1828. 1951. * Hart, James D. American Images of Spanish California. 1960. * Mexico: Ancient and Modern. As Represented by a Selection of Works in the Bancroft Library. 1962. * Stockton Boyhood: Being the Reminiscences of Carl Ewald Grunsky. 1959. * Hammond, George P. The Weber Era in Stockton History. 1982. * Hammond, George P. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. [1949]. * The Ralston-Fry Wedding. 1961. * Also several issues of Bancroftiana from the 1970s. Lot Amendments Condition: Some mild wear to few; mostly fine. Item number: 230174

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 489: Americana - African-American History - Travel & Exploration - Cartography: Library of Jane Galante
Date of the auction: 27 Sep 2012
Address: PBA Galleries
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94109 San Francisco, CA
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