AUCTION 23

 
 

 

 
 

1056. [NATURAL HISTORY]. Lot of 15 twentieth-century imprints and one nineteenth-century imprint. Included are:

BAKKER, Elna. An Island Called California. 1972.

CHASE, J. Smeaton. Cone-Bearing Trees of the California Mountains. Chicaco: A.C. McClurg, 1911. 99 [1, blank] pp., many illustrations. 12mo, original pictorial orange cloth. Ex-lib copy with number on spine, abrasion and remnant glue on front pastedown, and date in ink on title page verso, light shelf wear, small tears and creases to lower hinge cracked (but holding), ink gift inscription on front free endpaper, pp. 39-51 with small tears and creases to black margins, overall good, pictorial cloth bright and attractive, text and images clean.
     First edition.

DAKIN, Susanna Bryant. The Perennial Adventure: A Tribute to Alice Eastwood, 1859-1953. 1956. Signed.

FISHER, Anne B. The Salinas: Upside-Down River. 1945. Signed.

FULTZ, Francis M. The Elfin-Forest of California. 1923.

JAMES, George Wharton. In & Around the Grand Canyon.... 1913.

MADDEN, Henry Miller. Xántus: Hungarian Naturalist in the Pioneer West. Palo Alto: Books of the West, 1949. 312 pp., frontispiece, 6 plates. Very good in d.j. (lightly rubbed and soiled, chips and tears to edges).

MARTÍNEZ, José L. Journal of José Longinos Martínez.... [San Francisco: Lawton Kennedy for] John Howell-Books, 1961.

MORWOOD, William. Traveler in a Vanished Landscape: The Life and Times of a Botanical Explorer. 1973.

NOONAN, Hugh. Listen, the Clams are Talking. 1973. inscribed.

NORDHOFF, Chas. Whaling and Fishing. 1895.

O’CROULEY, Pedro Alonso. A Description of the Kingdom of New Spain, 1774. 1972.

SANBORN, Margaret. The American: River of El Dorado. 1974.

SPAULDING, Edward S. The Quails. 1949.

TORREY, Bradford. Field-Days in California. 1913.

WATERS, Frank. The Colorado. 1946.

($50-100)

Sold. Hammer: $50.00; Price Realized: $61.25.

Auction 23 Abstracts

 

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