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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: CA: Natural History and Wildlife
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Allen, Richard K. , Illustrated by: Battagliotti, Jerry  
Common Intertidal Invertebrates of Southern California

Publisher: Peek Publications Palo Alto, CA 1969.
vi, 170 pp, brown-aqua SC wraps. The guide was begun as a series of taxonomic keys to the common southern California intertidal invertebrates. The principal taxa are discussed but only the keys for with common or conspicuous local species. The checklists contain binominal name, vernacular name, geographic distribution, external characters, average adult size, habitat, and souther California localities where the species have been observed. covers rubbed w/some wear tot eh spine. No Jacket Soft Cover Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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Austin, Mary H., Illustrated by: Smith, E. Boyd  
The Land of Little Rain

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Albuquerque, NM 1986.
xx, 171 pp, light brown SC wraps w/dark brown illustrated front & rear panels w/blue-brown lettering on front & rear panels. This was Mary Austin's first book is considered classic of southwestern literature. She describes the plant, animal, and human life of the border region of Southern California and Arizona, land of the yucca, the coyote, and the buzzard, inhabited by miners, vaqueros, adn Shoshone and Paiute Indians. light sunning to the spine. 6th Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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Benjamin, Edward H.  
California Mines and Minerals
Publisher: California Miners' Association, San Francisco, CA, 1899.
Inscribed Hardcover. Condition: Poor+/None "Three quarter dark brown leather with maroon pebbled cloth; leather significantly worn and rubbed through at corners with backstrip almost entirely chipped away. Rear board off at pg. 46 of terminal ads. Ex-libris of the Wyoming Historical and Genealogical Society: the front pastedown bears their bookplate and random interior pages their circular stamp. Inscribed on ffep, 'For the Library, Wyoming Historical and Geological Soc. Compliments of the Compiler and Author Edward H. Benjamin, EM.' Otherwise unmarked, i.e. no marginalia. Five fold-out tables and maps are all intact and sharp, except one large map is split at crease. Each chapter is an article by different authors. Contents (in rear) include: 8vo." "BOOK INFO: Includes index. 48 pp. of terminal ads with handsome illustrations of equipment like engines and boilers, and of the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. The Mother Lode of California; Electric Power on the Pacific Coast; Notes on Dredging for Gold; The Use of Machine Drills in Stoping; A New Form of Scorifier; Mining in Tuolumne County; Mariposa County's Mineral Wealth; The Evans Hydraulic Gravel Elevator; A Massive Bridge Pier of Unique Construction; Heat Insulation/Cat-Tail Fibre.". Language: English. Pages: 450

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Purchase direct from: Quadrant Book Mart. Item number: 10275.
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Stollery, David J., Jr; David J. Stollery, III, Illustrator  
Tales of Tahoe; Lake Tahoe History, Legend and Description
Publisher: Stollery's Books, Grass Valley, CA, 6th Printing, 1992.
Fine paperback. Pictorial cove with minimal shelf wear. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. 8vo, 249 pp with b/w photos.

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Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 7912.
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