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The City of Domes, Barry, John D.
1 Barry, John D. The City of Domes
San Francisco John J. Newbegin 1915 First Edition hardcover 

Very good, a little corner & spine wear yet still a surprisingly tight, clean copy, in an about good dust jacket with chips & tears; jacket looks decent in our fresh mylar protector. A Walk with an Architect About the Courts and Palaces of the Panana-Pacific International Exposition with a Discussion of its Architecture, its Sculpture, its Mural Decorations, its Coloring, and its Lighting - Preceded By a History of its Growth. With numerous black & white plates. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Bunce, Renshin Entering the Monastery: A Memoir of 12 Years in and around San Francisco Zen Center
San Bernadino CreateSpace 2014 1496188977 / 9781496188977 paperback 

Fine, a very sharp, clean copy. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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San Francisco: A Portfolio of Four Sketches, Davey, Don
3 Davey, Don San Francisco: A Portfolio of Four Sketches
n.p. Don Davey 1977 

Portfolio of four 10 inch x 13 inch sketches, still sealed in plastic. A little bit of loose debris got inside the packaging before sealing, but will not affect the cover or the prints once the plastic is removed. Scenes include cable cars, the Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street, and Fisherman's Wharf. On high-quality paper, ready for framing or mounting. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Red Trains in the East Bay, Ford, Robert S.
4 Ford, Robert S. Red Trains in the East Bay
Glendale Interurbans Special 65 1977 0916374270 / 9780916374273 First Edition hardcover 

Good to very good, front endpaper creased at top corner, owner info on following flypage, inner binding a bit weak between a few 'signatures' (page groupings); in a good to very good dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with some edgewear; still, overall, a quite decent copy.

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Price: 27.65 USD
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San Jose's Historic Downtown, Gilbert, Lauren Miranda & Bob Johnson
5 Gilbert, Lauren Miranda & Bob Johnson San Jose's Historic Downtown
Charleston Arcadia Publishing 2004 0738529222 / 9780738529226 paperback 

SIGNED by both authors! Fine, a very sharp, clean, unread copy. Images of America series. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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6 Halberstadt, April Hope The Willow Glen Neighborhood: Then & Now
San Jose Renasci 1998 0964110210 / 9780964110212 2nd printing paperback 

Good to very good, crease near corner of front cover, else a nice, clean copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Of Walking Beams and Paddle Wheels: A Chronicle of San Francisco Bay Ferryboats, Harlan, George & Clement Fisher Jr.
7 Harlan, George & Clement Fisher Jr. Of Walking Beams and Paddle Wheels: A Chronicle of San Francisco Bay Ferryboats
San Francisco Bay Books Limited 1951 First Edition hardcover 

Presentation copy, warmly INSCRIBED by co-author Clement Fisher, Jr. in the original year of publication. Very good, small soiled spot on outer page edges, overall a nice, clean copy; no dust jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Mammy Pleasant, Holdredge, Helen
8 Holdredge, Helen Mammy Pleasant
New York Putnam 1953 2nd printing hardcover 

Very good, a nice, clean book, in a fair dust jacket with considerable wear -- the rear flap was seperated and has been reattached w/ tape on the underside; jacket looks better now in our fresh mylar protector. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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From Timber Barons to Tree Huggers: The Story of Middleton's Redwood Community, Jansen-Olliges, Sheri
9 Jansen-Olliges, Sheri From Timber Barons to Tree Huggers: The Story of Middleton's Redwood Community
n.p. Self-published 2012 1477674411 / 9781477674413 hardcover 

SIGNED by the author! Fine in a fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a very sharp, clean copy. Scarce hardcover edition! 
Price: 27.00 USD
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South San Francisco: A History, Kauffman, Linda
10 Kauffman, Linda South San Francisco: A History
n.p. self-published 1976 hardcover 

SIGNED and dated July 4, 1976 by Linda Kauffman! Very good, a little wear on lower edges, some foxing (spotting) on top page edges, else a clean, collectible copy.

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Price: 18.00 USD
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Newark, a City at Fifty: A History of the City of Newark, California, MacGregor, Bruce
11 MacGregor, Bruce Newark, a City at Fifty: A History of the City of Newark, California
Newark City of Newark 2006 Limited Edition hardcover 

Limited edition, #197 of 1000 copies. Fine in a fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a very sharp, clean copy.

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Price: 41.10 USD
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On the Bay: A Centennial History of the Encinal Yacht Club, Minor, Woodruff C.
12 Minor, Woodruff C. On the Bay: A Centennial History of the Encinal Yacht Club
Alameda Encinal Yacht Club 1994 hardcover 

Near fine, hint of a bump on bottom edges, in a nearly very good dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with a few small closed tears and a sticker ghost; overall a nice, clean copy. Encinal is the third oldest yacht club on San Francisco Bay.

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Price: 31.10 USD
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A History of Saratoga's Libraries, Peck, Willys
13 Peck, Willys A History of Saratoga's Libraries
Olalla Arts & Crafts Press 2001 Limited Edition hardcover 

Fine in the original slipcase, which has light shelfwear. SIGNED by the author, #82 of 350 copies, letterpress printed and hand bound. With 5 photographs, 2 of which are by Ansel Adams. A handsome publication. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Portsmouth Plaza: The Cradle of San Francisco, Phillips, Catherine Coffin
14 Phillips, Catherine Coffin Portsmouth Plaza: The Cradle of San Francisco
San Francisco John Henry Nash 1932 First Edition hardcover 

Very good, some soiling on vellum spine, light edgewear on boards, overall a nice, clean copy; no slipcase. With 88 inline black & white plates.

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Price: 25.65 USD
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15 Pierce, Marjorie The Martin Murphy Family Saga
Cupertino California History Center & Foundation 2000 0935089241 / 9780935089240 paperback 

Very good plus or better, a very sharp, clean copy.

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Price: 45.00 USD
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16 Rinaldi, Chicken John The Book of the IS, Volume 1: Fail...To WIN! Essays in Engineered Disperfection
San Francisco San Francisco Institute of Possibility 2011 hardcover 

Fine or very close, a very sharp, clean copy. 
Price: 15.55 USD
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17 Risse, Guenter Plague, Fear, and Politics in San Francisco's Chinatown
Baltimore Johns Hopkins University 2012 1421405105 / 9781421405100 First Edition hardcover 

Fine in a very good plus dust jacket with a little soiling, overall a very tight, clean copy. First printing with full number line. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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The Lion of the Vigilantes: William T. Coleman and the Life of Old San Francisco, Scherer, James A. B.
18 Scherer, James A. B. The Lion of the Vigilantes: William T. Coleman and the Life of Old San Francisco
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1939 hardcover 

Good plus, a bit bumped towards bottom of spine, the inner binding is pulling between page 80 and the following plate (but is otherwise firm); in a dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) that is missing a third-inch or greater strip all along the top edge; the top line of the spine text has been chipped away. 
Price: 12.55 USD
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Menlo Park: Beyond the Gate, Svanevik, Michael & Shirley Burgett
19 Svanevik, Michael & Shirley Burgett Menlo Park: Beyond the Gate
Menlo Park Menlo Park Historical Association 2006 Facsimile Edition hardcover 

Very good plus in a plastic-comb binding, hint of soiling on cover, overall sharp & clean. Facsimile of the original 2000 hardcover edition, produced to coincide with the Sesquicentennial celebration of San Mateo County.

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Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Tasaki, Susan Building the Golden Gate Bridge: Courage, Ingenuity, Vision
San Francisco Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy 2012 1932519203 / 9781932519204 hardcover 

Fine in a fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), a very sharp, clean copy. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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