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141 Wambaugh, Joseph, THE GLITTER DOME.
New York: William Morrow, 1981. 1st Edition. Hardcover, black cloth covered boards. Title stam Sligh lean to book, else Very good in Very good unclipped dust jacket. 299 pages. 9 5/8 x 6 1/2. 
Gift inscription to author's in-laws signed by him on half-title page. Laid in is a Joseph Wambaugh book mark with a replica of his LA P.D. badge on it. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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142 Wambaugh, Joseph, THE NEW CENTURIONS.
New York: Little, Brown 1970. 1st Edition. Hardcover, blue cloth covered boards. Title stam A couple of rubs, else Very good in an unclipped dust jacket that has some brown marks that appear to have been tape or something on it. Else some soil and good. 376 pages. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2. 
Gift inscription to author's in-laws signed by him on front blank end paper. Laid in is a Joseph Wambaugh book mark with a replica of his LA P.D. badge on it. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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143 Watson, Douglas Sloane, WEST WIND.
Los Angeles: Privately printed, 1934. First edition, limited to 100 copies. Brown boards, red leather back, fore and lower edg 109 pp. 10 5/8 x 7 3/4. 
Frontis. port., illus.(listed), chapter head decorations, fold-out map, biblio. Graff 4558, Howes W-165, "Presents all available information on an eminent figure of the early fur-trade era, the leader, in 1836, of the first trapping expedition into California over the Sierras." Streeter Sale 3043. Paher 2106. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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144 Waugh, Lorenzo, AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF LORENZO WAUGH.
San Francisco: Francis Valentine & Company, 1888 4th enlarged edition ( 1st had 311 pp). Signed by author with an interesting association inscription regarding meeting John C. Fremont. Original brown cloth with black decorative bands a Pages browning and somewhat brittle, else very good 358 pp. 7 7/8 x 5 3/4. 
Frontis., illus. with ports. and scenes,. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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145 Westerners Brand Book Los Angeles THE WESTERNERS BRAND BOOK. NO. 13.
Los Angeles: The Westerners Los Angeles Corral. 1969. First edition. Hardbound in ivory colored cloth boards with gilt Slight darkening along the edges, else Very Good or better in an illustrated dust jacket that has very light soil and edge wear and one small closed tear, else bright and Very Good.. It is now encased in a mylar sleeve. 214 pages. 10 1/4 x 7 1/4. 
Endpaper illustrations. Illustrated throughout with vintage photographs, portraits (some in sepia), facsmiles of broadsides, drawings, and index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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146 Westerners Brand Book Los Angeles 1947 WESTERNERS BRAND BOOK. LOS ANGELES CORRAL. 1947.  
Los Angeles: The Westerners Los Angeles Corral. 1948. First edition. Limited to 600 copies. Brown cloth boards with gilt title and symbol on  Very Good in an illustrated dust jacket that has rubbing along the rear spine edge, small tears, wear at the corners and small pieces missing at the head and foot of the spine. It is now encased in a mylar sleeve. 176 pages. 10 1/4 x 8 5/8. 
Endpaper illustrations. Illustrated throughout with vintage photographs, portraits, facsmiles, drawings, errata sheet and index. Front dust jacket flap has listing of the cattle brands of all of the California Missions. Rear flap has cattle brands of early California listed. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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147 Wheat, Carl I., BOOKS OF THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH.
San Francisco: The Colt Press, Printed by the Grabhorn Press, 1949. First edition. Red cloth with paper label over gold, yellow and  Near fine copy. Lower right corner bumped. unpaginated, but complete 10 1/4 x 6 3/4. 
Frontis, illus., facsms., chron. index, appendix. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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148 Wheat, Carl I., THE PIONEER PRESS OF CALIFORNIA.
Oakland: Biobooks, Printed by Grabhorn Press. 1948. First edition. Limited to 450 copies. Red cloth over colorfully marbled boards with pape Association copy: signature of Justice J. W. Knowland on front blank, end paper..Spine cloth rubbed and label chipped. Some page discoloration from facing brown facsm newspapers, present in all copies, else very good. 31 pages. 11 1/2 x 8 1/4. 
Illus., b ound in facs. of newspapers. Rocq 5821. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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149 Wheat, Carl I., THE PIONEER PRESS OF CALIFORNIA.
Oakland: Biobooks, Printed by Grabhorn Press. 1948. First edition. Limited to 450 copies. Red cloth over colorfully patterned boards with pa Lower front corner bumped, else a fine copy. 31 pages. 11 1/2 x 8 1/4. 
Illus., there are facsimiles of newspapers bound in. Rocq, California Local History, 5821. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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150 Wheeler, George Montague, ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS TO THE SECRETARY OF WAR FOR THE YEAR 1879. IN THREE PARTS. (PART III).
Washington: GPO, 1879. First edition. Original black cloth with gilt titling on spine. ex Library of Congress copy, minor markings, Near fine tight copy, Washoe map has small tear at top, else fine. Pp 1891-2395. This volume contains Appendix MM thr 
Charts, diagrams, fold out maps. Appendix OO has large fold out outline map of Washoe District showing Comstock Lode. (Contains appendix OO of the Report upon U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. This book has a monumental amount of information about the west and the mining industry of that time. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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151 William Wright ( Dan DeQuille, pseud.), DAN DEQUILLE OF THE BIG BONANZA.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1980. First edition, limited to 650 copies. Cloth backed patterned boards with gilt spine titl A fine copy in a plain white dust jacket. 128 pp. 10 x 7 1/2. 
Frontis. port., illus. with sketches by DeQuille, notes. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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152 William Wright ( Dan DeQuille, pseud.), Edited and with an introduction by James J. Rawls. Forward by Oscar Lewis. DAN DE QUILLE OF THE BIG BONANZA.
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1980. First edition, limited to 650 copies. Linen backed patterned boards with gilt spine titl A fine copy in an original plain white dust jacket. This has become quite scarce. 127 (2) pages. 10 x 7 1/2. 
Frontis. portrait, illustrated with three portraits from photographs and pencil sketches by the author, notes. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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153 Williams, Henry T., editor, THE PACIFIC TOURIST. WILLIAMS' ILLUSTSTRATED TRANS-CONTINTENTAL GUIDE OF TRAVEL, FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC OCEANT....A COMPLETE TRAVELERS GUIDE OF THE UNION AND CENTRAL PACIFIC RAILROADS.
New York: Henry T. Williams, 1879 Bound in brown, pressed cloth with gilt-stamped ti Light shelf wear, front is slightly cracking, former owner's gift inscription on the front, free end paper, A Union Pacific R. R. "General News Agent's" oval stamp on front, free end paper. Pages lightly age-toned. Else, a Very Good to Near Fine Copy of an excellent overalnd railroad guide. 342 pages, plus Index and 3 pages of ads including 
Illustrated throughout with full and partial page scenic plates. Also portraits with an interesting full pages collage of "Representative Mormons" including Brigham Young. A guide book outlining the railroad route across the U.S. just a few years after the completion of the trans-continental railroad. A large amount of intormation on the towns and states and points of interests along the route. Includes Yellowston, Salt Lake City, The Rocky Mountains, the mines of the Comstock in Nevada, Yosemite, The Sierra Nevada and much, much more. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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154 Williams, Mary Floyd, editor. PAPERS OF THE SAN FRANCISCO COMMITTEE OF VIGILANCE OF 1851.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1919. First edition. Vol. Four of Publications of the Academy of Pacific Coast History. Blue cloth, gilt spine title. Former owne's small inscription on front endpaper, slight shelf wear, else a very good, tight copy. 906 pages. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4. 
Illus. with photographs and facsimiles, fold-out map, appendix, index. Rocq, California Local History, 11490. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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155 Wilson, Iris Higbie, WILLIAM WOLFSKILL, 1798-1866: FRONTIER TRAPPER TO CALIFORNIA RANCHERO.
Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1965. First edition, limited to 2010 copies. Western Frontiersman Series XII. Red cloth with top edges stained and other pages u Fine, bright condition. No dust jacket. 268 pp. 9 5/8 x 6 3/4. 
Frontis. port., illus.(listed), maps, ports., facsms., biblio, index. Clark & Brunet 272. Paher 2176. "Wolfskill was a Missouri fur trapper and Santa Fe trader who blazed a new trail to California. An important biography of a major pioneer."-Clark. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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156 Wilson, Rufus Rockwell, OUT OF THE WEST.
New York: The Press of the Pioneers, 1933. First edition. Black cloth with title and vignette in gilt on fro Very Good copy in a chipped and rubbed dust jacket. 452 pages. 9 1/2 x 6 5/8. 
Illus. title page, Illustrated with text and plate drawings by Sidney Fletcher, index. Adams Herd 2542. Paher 2182. Six-Guns 2423-"scarce". Most major aspects of west are covered: The Mountain Men, Oregon Trail, California Trail and Gold Rush, Pony Express, Comstock Lode, etc. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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157 Woolley, Lell Hawley, CALIFORNIA, 1849-1913 OR THE RAMBLING SKETCHES AND EXPERIENCES OF SIXTY-FOUR YEARS' RESIDENCE IN THAT STATE.
Oakland: DeWitt & Snelling, 1913. First edition. Original grey printed wraps. Spine and part of covers sun faded else near fine. Very scarce, 48 pp. 9 x 6. 
Frontis. port. Rocq 12908. Wooley was a member of the vigilance committee of 1856. Also overland from Independence in 1849, mining and early California. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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158 Yount, Geoge C., GEORGE C. YOUNT AND HIS CHRONICLES OF THE WEST: COMPRISING EXTRACTS FROM HIS "MEMOIRS" AND FROM THE ORANGE CLARK "NARRATIVE."
Denver: Old West Publishing Company, 1966. First edition, limited to 1250 copies. Attractive brown and beige pictorial cloth. Corners slightly bumped and slight shelf wear, else fine. 250 pp. 10 1/2 x 7 1/4. 
Frontis watercolor, illustrated with plates from watercolor sketches, photographs, large folding map on inside of back cover, index. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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