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Betencourt Five

By: Griffin, Samuel Franklin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oakhurst, CA, Gold Side Books: 1971

Seller ID: 1307

Condition: Very Good


Text is clean. Cover shows minimal wear, but does have one crease along the spine and a little wear at head of spine. ; Mass Market PB; 125 pages View more info

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Fruits Of A Vagabond: And Other Poems

By: Griffin, Samuel Franklin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambria, CA, Sivilla Publishing Company: 1971

Seller ID: 1308

Condition: Very Good


Text clean. Tight copy with minimal wear to cover. Title page stamped "Gold Side Literary Society: Oakhurst, California. "; Mass Market PB; 165 pages View more info

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Slaveholders Of Texas

By: Griffin, Samuel Franklin

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Oakhurst, CA, Gold Side Books: 1972

Seller ID: 1310

Condition: Good


Text is clean. Previous owner name/address on front fly leaf. Cover shows wear, but looks like it was held by someone with an iron grip. Some staining to back cover. ; Mass Market PB; 135 pages View more info

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The Talking Clock Of Angels Camp

By: Griffin, Samuel Franklin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oakhurst, CA, Gold Side Books: 1972

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1312

Condition: Very Good


Text is clean, with minimal wear to cover. Inscribed opposite of title page, "On the Author's Birthday December 2, 1972 a gift to the Northwestern University Library - Samuel Franklin Griffin. " (There is no evidence that it ever made it to the University Library, however) . ; Mass Market PB; 131 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Adventure Of Padre Vincentio A Legend of San Francisco

By: Harte, Bret

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, W. & E. Bentley: 1939

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 6985

ISBN: B000IZ8VNU

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket; Text is clean. 1 of 450 copies, hand colored plates, signed by printers on colophon. Cloth covered boards. Cloth is lightly soiled, head of spine bumped.


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High Hills A Novel about Northern California

By: Lawson, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Redding, CA, West Southwest Book Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23872

ISBN: 0938658018

Condition: Very Good


Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear, creaseline to front cover along spine. Inscribed by author to previous owners on title page. ; This novel is set in Mendocino County, California. This is the first book published by this press, which was founded in 1978. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Tragedy of Tenaya A Yosemite Indian Story

By: Shields, Allan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Mariposa, CA, Jerseydale Ranch Press: 1992

Seller ID: 8203

ISBN: 1882803019

Condition: Good


Some underlining and margin notes in text. Front cover has large beverage ring, with corresponding water damage. Light water damage to first 5 pages of text ; From publishers: The Tragedy of Tenaya is a novella about the displacement of the Yosemite Indians by the early pioneer settlers in the middle of the nineteenth century. Tenaya, last Chief of the Yosemitees was a strong person who tragically faced the inevitable decimation of his village population and its removal from the Yosemite region. This is fictionalized history, for the story is based on anthropological and historical data. Tenay... View more info