1060. [SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA & ENVIRONS]. Over 175 nineteenth- and twentieth-century imprints. Included are:

ABBOTT, Mamie Goulet. Santa Ines Hermosa: The Journal of the Padre’s Niece. 1951.

ALLEN, Kerry Blankenship. Island of the Cowboys: Santa Rosa Island. Santa Barbara, 1996.

ANDEE, Herb & Noel Young. Santa Barbara Architecture from Spanish Colonial to Modern. Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1975. 1-298 [2] pp., photographic illustrations, pictorial endpapers. Oblong 4to, original half black cloth over pictorial boards. Fine. Signed by authors on limitation page.
     First edition, limited edition (#60 of 335 copies).

ANGEL, Myron. La Piedra Pintada: The Painted Rock of California, A Legend. 1910.

BAER, Kurt. Painting and Sculpture at Mission Santa Barbara. 1955.

BEITTEL, Will. Santa Barbara’s Street and Park Trees. 1972. Signed

BEITTEL, Will. Santa Barbara’s Trees.... 1976.

BELL, Katherine M. Swinging the Censer: Reminiscences of Old Santa Barbara. 1931

BENTÉ, Vance G., Judith D. Tordoff & Mary Hilderman-Smith. Phase VIII Archaeological Excavations of the Chapel Site CA-SBA-133. 1982.

BISSELL, Ervanna Bowen. Glimpses of Santa Barbara and Montecito Gardens. Santa Barbara: Schauer Printing Studio, 1926. [4] 62 [2] pp., 35 plates. 4to, original dark green buckram over green boards. Boards lightly browned, several stains to upper board, scattered foxing to text and plates, overall very good.
     First edition. Rocq 13575.

BLACKBURN, Thomas C. December’s Child: A Book of Chumash Oral Narratives. 1975.

BRISTOL, Walter W. The Story of the Ojai Valley. N.d.

BROOKS, Charles S. A Western Wind. 1935.

BROUGHTON, Jacqueline P. A Sketchbook of Santa Barbara’s Native Wildflowers. 1977. Signed limited edition (500 copies).

BROWN, D. Mackenzie. China Trade Days in California: Selected Letters from the Thompson Papers, 1832-1863. 1947.

BRUBECK, Dorothy W. A Salute to 100 Years: Santa Barbara High School 1875-1975. [1975].

BRYAN, Bruce. Archaeological Explorations on San Nicolas Island. 1970.

BUNNELL, David. Sea Caves of Santa Cruz Island. 1988.

CAIRE, Helen. Santa Cruz Island: A History and Recollections of an Old California Rancho. Spokane, Arthur H. Clarke, 1993. 191 [1] pp., frontispiece map, photographic illustrations. 8vo, original blue and maroon cloth decorated and lettered in silver. Very fine. Signed by author.
     First edition, limited edition (edition of 750 copies, #47 of 250 copies with an original Santa Cruz Island ficha [sheep shearing token] included).

CAIRE, Helen. Señor Castillo: Cock of Santa Cruz Island. 1990.

CAMARILLO, Albert. Chicanos in a Changing Society.... 1979.

CARLSON, Vada F. This is Our Valley. 1959.

CATE, Curtis Wolsey & Oliver Curtis Crawford.  School Days in California.... n.d.

CHASE, Harold S. Hope Ranch: A Rambling Record. Santa Barbara, 1963.

CHOW, Gin. Gin Chow’s First Annual Almanac. 1932. Third edition.

CHOW, Gin. Gin Chow’s Second Annual Almanac. 1932. First edition.

CLARK, Arthur Miller. From Grove to Cove to Grove: A Brief History of Carpinteria Valley, California. 1962.

COLE, Wiley A. Then and Now: Historical Facts and Stories of the Santa Barbara Yacht Club. 1978. Signed by editor.

COOMBS,  Gary B. (ed). Those Were the Days: Landmarks of Old Goleta. 1986.

COOPER, Ellwood. Forest Culture and Eucalyptus Trees. 1876.

COPELAND, Leland S. Santa Barbara Songs (1872-1922). 1922

CRAMER, Nevill. Montecito Boy: An Irreverent Memoir, 1923-1940. 1998

CULLIMORE, Clarence. Santa Barbara Adobes. 1948.

CURLETTI, Rosario. Pathways to Pavements: The History and Romance of Santa Barbara Spanish Street Names. 1950.

DAILY, Marla. California’s Channel Islands: 1001 Questions Answered. 1987.

DAILY, Marla (ed). A Step Back in Time: Unpublished Channel Islands Diaries. 1990.

DAILY, Marla (ed). Santa Barbara Island.1993.

DAILY, Marla (ed). Northern Channel Islands Anthology. 1989.

D’ALFONSO, Virginia (ed.). Survivors: A Look at Some of the Victorian Architecture of Central Santa Barbara-Cupolas, Witches’ Caps, Curlicues and All. 1979.

DANA, Juan Francisco. The Blond Ranchero: Memories of Juan Francisco Dana, as Told to Rocky Dana and Marie Harrington. 1960.

DAVISON, Grace L. Beans for Breakfast. 1956. Signed.

DAVISON, Grace L. The Gates of Memory. 1955. Signed.

DIBBLEE, Inéz de la. Hacienda Memories and Caravans of Thought. 1955.

DIBLEE, T.W., Jr. Geology of the Central Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara County, California. 1966.

DORAN, Adelaide LeMert.  Pieces of Eight Channel Islands: A Bibliographical Guide and Source Book. 1980.

DOULTON, Harold Keeney. I Remember. 1999. Inscribed by author.

DYE, Lee. Blowout at Platform A: The Crisis that Awakened a Nation. 1971.

E.F. KIESSLING & SON (compiler and publisher). Cupid’s Book of Good Counsel. N.d.

EASTON, Robert. Black Tide: The Santa Barbara Oil Spill and Its Consequences. 1972.

EATON, Margaret Holden. Diary of a Sea Captain’s Wife: Tales of Santa Cruz Island. 1980. Signed by editor Janice Timbrook.

EHRLICH, Gretel. Cowboy Island: Farewell to a Ranching Legacy. [Santa Barbara]: Santa Cruz Island Foundation, 2000. 131 [5] pp., many color photographic illustrations. Oblong 4to, original brown cloth gilt. Fine in d.j.
     First edition.

EVERTT, William B. & Gary B. Coombs. Mule Car and Trolley: The Story of the Santa Barbara Street Railway. 1984. Signed by authors.

FELT, Frank D. Sunset in the Sespe and Other Rhymes. 1946.

FELT, Frank D. Sunset in the Sespe and Other Rhymes. 1954.

FERNALD, Charles. A County Judge in Arcady.... 1954.

FOLEY, Edward T. The Story of Foley Farm. 1961.

FORD, Raymond, Jr. Day Hikes of the Santa Barbara Foothills. 1975.

FORD, Ray. Day Hikes of the Santa Barbara Foothills. 1984.

GABALLERIA Y GOLLELL, Juan. History of the City of Santa Barbara California From Its Discovery to Our Own Days. Written in Spanish by Rev. Juan Gaballeira y Gollell and Translated by Edmund Burke. Santa Barbara: F. de P. Gutierrez, Book and Job Printer, 1892. vii [1, blank] 111 [5] pp., facsimile. 12mo, original black cloth gilt. Binding rubbed, gilt dull, hinges cracked (but holding), text browned. Rare.
     First edition. Cowan, p. 33: “Notwithstanding the obvious incongruity expressed upon the title, this work contains considerable well-collected local history.” Rocq 13581.

GEBHARD, David. Santa Barbara: The Creation of a New Spain in America. 1982.

GEBHARD, Patricia & Kathryn Masson. The Santa Barbara County Courthouse. 2001. Inscribed by Gebhard.

GEIGER, Maynard. As The Padres Saw Them: California Indian Life and Customs as Reported by The Franciscan Missionaries, 1813-1815. 1976.

GEIGER, Maynard J. Calendar of Documents in the Santa Barbara Mission Archives. Washington: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1947. xiv [2] 291 [1, blank] pp. Small 4to, original blue cloth gilt. Very good in worn and browned d.j. with tape repairs.
     First edition. Rocq 13607.

GEIGER, Maynard. Mission Santa Barbara, 1782-1965. 1965.

GHERNI, John. Santa Cruz Island: A History of Conflict and Diversity. 1997.

GIDNEY, C.M., Benjamin Brooks & Edwin M. Sheridan. History of Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Venture Counties, California. Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1917. xviii, 1-486 + 487-873, plates, photographic illustrations. 4to, 2 vols., original three-quarter sheep over black cloth, spine gilt. Very good.
     First edition. Rocq 13460.

GILBAR, Steven. Red Tiles, Blue Skies: More Tales of Santa Barbara from Adobe Days to Present Days. 1996.

GLEASON, Duncan. Islands of California: Their History, Romance and Physical Characteristics. 1950. Author’s inscription and original drawing on ffep.

GLEASON, Duncan. The Islands and Ports of California. 1958. Author’s inscription and original drawing on ffep.

GREGG, Kenneth (photographer) & Thomas F. Astrella (author). Santa Barbara: La Tierra Adorada. 1972.

HAGEMAN, Fred C. & Russell C. Ewing. An Archeological and Restoration Study of Mission La Purísima Concepción. 1980.

HANSEN, James M. Alexander F. Harmer, 1856-1925: Exhibition, September 27-October 16, 1982. 1982.

HARDACRE, Emma Chamberlain. Eighteen Years Alone. 1950.

HAWLEY, Walter A. Early Days of Santa Barbara, California: From the First Discoveries by Europeans to December, 1846. 1987. Reprint edition.

HAWLEY, Walter A. The Early Days of Santa Barbara, California from the First Discoveries by Europeans to December, 1846. 1920.

HAYNE, Francis Bourne. En Un Tiempo: Early Days of the Society of Los Alamos. 1979. Inscribed by author.

HEIZER, Robert F. & Albert B. Elsasser (eds). Original Accounts of the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island. 1973.

HIGGINS, S.E.A. La Casa de Aguirre of Santa Barbara, 1841-1884. Santa Barbara: El Barbareno Press, 1896. 29 [1, blank] pp., text illustrations, 2 plates. 12mo, original tan printed wrappers, with string tie. Scarce.
     Not in Cowan. The only historical work on this famous old Spanish landmark. The views presented are thought to be the only sketches extant of the interior and ruins of this locale.

HILL, Laurance (ed.). Santa Barbara, Tierra Adorado: A Community History. 1930.

HILLINGER, Charles. The California Islands. 1958.

HOLDER, Charles Frederick. The Channel Islands of California: A Book for the Angler, Sportsman, and Tourist. 1910.

HORN, Thorne (ed.). Odyssey of the Santa Barbara Kingdoms and 138 Miles North. 1960.

HUDSON, Travis &  Thomas C. Blackburn. The Material Culture of the Chumash Interaction Sphere. Volume I: Food Procurement and Transportation. 1982.

HUSE, Charles Enoch. The Huse Journal: Santa Barbara in the 1850s. 1977. Signed by editor.

JACKMAN, Jarrell C. Santa Barbara: Historical Themes and Images. 1988. Signed by author.

JESPERSEN, Chris N. (ed.). History of San Luis Obispo County, State of California: Its People and Its Resources. 1939.

KITSEPAWIT, Fernando Librado. The Eye of the Flute: Chumash Traditional History and Ritual As Told by Fernando Librado Kitsepawit to John P. Harrington. 1977.

KLEINE, Agnes K. The Lyons Story. 1991.

KROLL, Frances Cooper. Memories of Rancho Santa Rosa and Santa Barbara. N.d.

LAMBERT, May. Growing Up With Summerland. 1975.

LANDBERG, Leif C. The Chumash Indians of Southern California. 1965.

LOCKWOOD, Charles A. & Hans Christian Adamson. Tragedy at Honda. 1974.

LOOMIS, Edward. Bank Burning: A Documentary Novel from Isla Vista. 1970.

MAKEPEACE, LeRoy McKim. Sherman Thacher and His School. 1941.


[MASON, Jesse D]. Reproduction of Thompson and West’s History of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties, California with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Berkeley: Howell-North, 1961. [6] 477 pp., illustrations. 4to, original black cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. Fine in scuffed and torn pictorial d.j.
     Facsimile reprint of Thompson and West’s 1883 edition (Rocq 13462).

McELRATH, Clifford. On Santa Cruz Island: The Ranching Recollections of Clifford McElrath.

MOTT, Mrs. D.W. (ed.). Legends and Lore of the Long Ago: Ventura County, California. 1929.

MULLER, Katherine K., Richard E. Broder, & Will Beittel. Trees of Santa Barbara. 1974.

MYRICK, David F. Montecito and Santa Barbara, Volume 1. 1988.

NORRIS, Jim. Ballard Walking Tour [wrapper title]. 1985.

NORRIS, Jim. Los Olivos: California Crossroad. 1987.

NORRIS, Jim. Los Olivos: End of the Pacific Coast Railway Line. 1987.

NORRIS, Jim & Lynne Norris. History of Zaca Lake. 1994.

O’NEILL, Owen H. (ed.). History of Santa Barbara County, State of California: Its People and Its Resources. Santa Barbara: Harold McLean Meier, 1939. [14] 496 [6] pp., 67 plates, map. 4to, original black cloth, stamped in gilt. Gilt faded, else very good.
     First edition. Rocq 13464.

ORR, Phil C. Prehistory of Santa Rosa Island. 1968

PARSONS, Ruth & Valcour Verne. Fiesta: A Captivating novel of Adventure, Mystery, and Romance in the Colorful Days of Early Santa Barbara. 1940.

PHILLIPS, Michael James. History of Santa Barbara County, California: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Chicago: The S.J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1927. 464 + 461 pp., photographic illustrations, most full-page. 2 vols., 4to, original green cloth, stamped with gilt-lettered spine. Very good.
     First edition. Rocq 13465.

POETT, A. Dibblee. Rancho San Julian: The Story of a California Ranch and Its People. 1991

POPE, Arthur S. Key to the Wild Flowers of Santa Barbara County. 1922.

PRENDERGAST, Thomas F. Forgotten Pioneers: Irish Leaders in Early California. 1942.

RAY, Dominic & Joseph H. Engbeck, Jr. Gloria Dei: The Story of California Mission Music. (ca. 1977).

RICHIE, C.F. & R.A. Hager. The Chumash Canoe. San Diego, 1973.

RIFE, Joanne. Where the Light Turns Gold. 1977. Signed by author.

RISLEY, Mariette. Santa Barbara: A Traveler’s Guide. 1981.

ROBERTS, Edwards. Santa Barbara and Around There. 1886.

ROBINSON, Alfred. The Letters of Alfred Robinson to the De la Guerra Family of Santa Barbara, 1834-1873. 1972. Inscribed by editor.

ROGERS, David Banks. Prehistoric Man of the Santa Barbara Coast. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 1929. xvii [1, blank] 452 pp., maps (one folding), 78 plates, tables. 8vo, original maroon cloth gilt. Very good.
     First edition. Rocq 13538.

ROUSE, Stella Haverland. Santa Barbara’s Spanish Renaissance and Old Spanish Days Fiesta. 1974.

RUHGE, Justin M. The Goleta Cannon on Display. 1987.

RUHGE, Justin M. The Historic Cannons of Goleta in Search of a Pedigree... 1983.

SANDS, Frank. A Pastoral Prince: The History and Reminiscences of J.W. Cooper. Santa Barbara, 1893. xiv [2], 190 pp., frontispiece portrait. 8vo, original green pictorial cloth gilt. Near fine aside from light shelf wear.
     First edition. Adams, Guns 1940: “Rare.” Adams, Herd 2006: “Scarce.”

Santa Barbara. Los Angeles: M. Rieder, n.d. (ca. 1910). [24] blank leaves with photogravures showing Santa Barbara scenes tipped onto rectos (printed by Albertype, Brooklyn, NY). Oblong 4to, original string-tied dark brown wrappers with tipped-on photogravure, title stamped in white. Light wear to edges of fragile wraps, small abrasion to upper wrap, printed bookplate tipped inside upper wrap, otherwise near fine.
     Kruska & Robinson 86.

SANTA BARBARA. Santa Barbara’s Central City: Choices for the Future. 1974.

[SANTA BARBARA]. About 30 pamphlets relating to Santa Barbara missions, museums, attractions, etc.

SANTA BARBARA BANK & TRUST. Memories of the Mesa [wrapper title]. 1987.

SANTA BARBARA NEWS-PRESS (publisher). Trade Area Directory of Santa Barbara County...1960-1961.

SANTA BARBARA TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION. On the Verge of Greatness: Reconstruction of the Northeast Corner at El Presidio de Santa Barbara. 1994.

SAUNDERS, Charles Francis. The Wild Gardens of Old California. 1927.

SIMRALL, Alice L. Margaret Baylor: An Interpretation. 1924.

SMITH, Clifton F. A Flora of Santa Barbara: An Annotated Catalogue of the Native and Naturalized Plans of Santa Barbara, California, and Vicinity. 1952. Signed by author.

SMITH, Clifton F. A Flora of the Santa Barbara Region, California.... 1976

SMITH, Dick. Condor Journal.... 1978.

SMITH, Wallace E. Rancho Camulos. 1995.

SMITH, Wallace E. This Land Was Ours: The Del Valles and Camulos. Ventura: Ventura County Historical Society, 1977. xiii [3] 266 [1] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original tan printed cloth. Near fine.
     First edition, limited edition (1 of 1,000 copies).

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WRITERS’PROJECT. WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION. Santa Barbara: A Guide to the Channel City and Its Environs. 1941.

SOUTHWORTH, John R. Santa Barbara and Montecito: Past and Present. 1920.

SPAULDING, Edward Selden. Adobe Days Along the Channel. N.p., 1957.

SPAULDING, Edward Selden. A Brief History of Santa Barbara. 1964.

SPAULDING, Edward Selden. Camping in Our Mountains: Reminiscences. N.d.

SPAULDING, Edward S[elden]. Common Birds of Santa Barbara. 1928.

SPAULDING, Edward S[elden]. Deer. N.d.

SPAULDING, Edward Selden. Here There and Everywhere. N.d.

SPAULDING, Edward S[elden]. Santa Barbara Club: A History. 1954.

SPAULDING, Edward Selden. Santa Barbara 1898-1925 as Seen by a Boy. N.d. Inscribed by author.

SPAULDING, Edward Selden. Venison and a Breath of Sage: Tales of the San Juan Ranch. 1967.

SPAULDING, Edward S[elden]. Wild Oats and Chaparral. 1944.

STAATS, H. Philip. Californian Architecture in Santa Barbara.New York: Architectural Book Publishing Company,1929. [2] i-x, 1-125 pp., frontispiece, numerous photographic illustrations. 4to, original green cloth. Cloth rubbed and soiled, edges lightly foxed, else very good.
     First edition. Rocq 13696.

STANTON, Carey. An Island Memoir. 1984.

STOCKTON, Georgia. La Carpinteria. 1960.

STORKE, Thomas M & Walker A. Tompkins. California Editor. 1958.

STOWE, Charles Edward. Rhymes from the Santa Barbara Hills. 1920.

STRAIN, Ethel Hollister & Kathryn Kellogg Hollister. The Ancestors and Descendants of Albert G. Hollister. 1970.

TEAGUE, Charles Collins. Fifty Years a Rancher.... 1944.

THILLE, Grace S. Day Before Yesterday. 1952. Inscribed by author.

THILLE, Grace S. Yesterday. 1958.

THOMPSON, Joseph A. El Gran Capitan: José de la Guerra. 1961.

TOMPKINS, Walker A. A Centennial History of Stearns Wharf. 1972.

TOMPKINS, Walker A. California’s Wonderful Corner: True Stories for Children from the History of the Santa Barbara Region. 1962.

TOMPKINS, Walker A. Continuing Quest: Dr. William David Sansum’s Crusade Against Diabetes. 1977.

TOMPKINS, Walker A. Goleta: The Good Land. 1966.

TOMPKINS, Walker A. It Happened in Old Santa Barbara. 1976.

TOMPKINS, Walker A. Neighborhood Series, No. 1-11. 1977-1980. Eleven pamphlets, each outlining history of specific neighborhoods in Santa Barbara.

TOMPKINS, Walker A. Old Spanish Santa Barbara: From Cabrillo to Fremont. 1967.

TOMPKINS, Walker A. Santa Barbara History Makers. 1983.

TOMPKINS, Walker A. Santa Barbara, Past and Present: An Illustrated History. 1975.
TOMPKINS, Walker A. Santa Barbara Yesterdays. 1962.

TOMPKINS, Walker A. Santa Barbara’s Royal Rancho.... Berkeley, 1963.

TOMPKINS, Walker A. Stagecoach Days in Santa Barbara County. 1982.

TOMPKINS, Walker A. & Horace A. Sexton. Fourteen at the Table: An Informal History of the Life and Good Times of the Sexton Family of Old Goleta. 1964. Inscribed by authors.

TOMPKINS, Walker A. & Russell A. Ruiz. Historical High Lights of Santa Barbara. 1970.

TOWNSEND, Irving. The Less Expensive Spread: The Delights and Dilemmas of a Weekend Cowboy. 1971.

TRUESDELL, Amelia Woodward. La Parra Grande: A Legend of Santa Barbara’s Big Grape Vine. 1900.

UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. SANTA BARBARA. Rowing/Olympics: An Exhibition Organized by J. David Farmer. 1984.

VAN RENSSELAER, Maunsell. Trees of Santa Barbara. 1940. Signed by author.

VAN SCHAICK, Frank. Home of the Wilson Wildcats.... 1994. Signed by author.

WEBER, Francis J. Queen of the Missions: A Documentary History of Santa Barbara. 1979.

WEBER, Francis J. & Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. Maynard J. Geiger, O.F.M.: A 70th Birthday Tribute. 1971. Signed by Maynard J. Geiger.

WHEELER, Eugene & Robert Kallman. Shipwrecks, Smugglers, and Maritime Mysteries of the Santa Barbara Channel. 1984.

WHEELWRIGHT, Jane Hollister. The Ranch Papers: A California Memoir. 1988.

WILSON, Leila Weekes. Santa Barbara, California. 1919.

WILSON, Neill C. (comp.). Rancheros Visitadores: Twenty Fifth Anniversary, 1930-1955. Santa Barbara: Los Rancheros Visitadores, 142 [1] pp., photographic illustrations, photographic endpapers. 4to, original maroon half-cloth over printed and decorated boards. Very good in pictorial d.j. 1955. Inscribed by compiler.
     First edition, limited edition. Rocq 13709.

WHITEHEAD, Richard S. Alta California’s Four Fortresses. 1986.

WHITEHEAD, Richard S. Citadel on the Channel: The Royal Presidio of Santa Barbara, Its Founding and Construction, 1782-1798. 1996.

WHITSON, Skip (comp.). Southern California 100 Years Ago: Vol. II. 1976.

WINSLOW, Carleton M. Discovering San Luis Obispo County. San Luis Obispo, 1972.


Sold. Hammer: $750.00; Price Realized: $918.75.

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