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One hundred Western Americana books or ephemeral items, plus fourteen stereo-views and three cabinet cards

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Estimate: US$100 - US$150
Price realised:  US$240
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Title: One hundred Western Americana books or ephemeral items, plus fourteen stereo-views and three cabinet cards Author: ** Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: 12 stereo-views from the "Earthquake Series" on San Francisco. Tinted photographs from 1906. * 2 stereo-views with original silver prints of unnamed places (one stereo-view with photographs on both sides). * 3 turn of the century cabinet cards, each with original albumen photograph portrait, one of a boy. All from Santa Cruz, CA. * Plus, 100 wrapper-bound publications: Wagner, Henry Raup. Francisco Lopez de Gomara and his Works. Signed on title page. Published by The Society, 1949. * Everyman's Almanac 1926. Presented by Santa Fe System Lines. Wallace, David A., 1926. * Mood, Fulmer. Andrew S. Hallidie and Librarianship in San Francisco, 1868-79. Inscribed and signed on title page. Reprinted from The Library Quarterly, Vol. XVI, No. 3, July 1946. * Priestley, Herbert I. Four Centuries of Growth in the Americas. Signed on front wrapper. University of California Press, 1938. * Brown, Joseph Epes. The Spiritual Legacy of the American Indian. Pendle Hill Pamphlet No. 135. University of Oklahoma Press, 1953. * A Souvenir of the Dr. Hyde Banquet. Held in the Palace Hotel, in the City of San Francisco, February Twenty-first, 1906. * Plus 5 volumes on the Lassen region. * Many 20th century volumes on wildflowers. * Plus many more. A wide array of materials, mostly wrapper-bound publications on Western Americana, Californiana, and Natural History. Lot Amendments Condition: Some light general wear from handling; very good. Item number: 215936

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 439: Rare Americana: The Alex Schwed Collection of Clipper Ship Cards, Gold Rush Ephemera & Hawaiiana
Date of the auction: 21 Oct 2010
Address: PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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