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A COMPREHENSIVE REPORT ON THE REGIONAL PLAN OF HIGHWAYS; SECTION 4, LONG BEACH - REDONDO AREA
Los Angeles, CA: Regional Planning Commission, County of Los Angeles, 1931.

Chapters include; Los Angeles County - Its Origin and History; The Long Beach - Redondo Highway Plan; Official Approval and Adoption of the Plan; Problems Involved in the Design of the Highway Plan; Schedule of Major and Secondary Hig hways. 206 pages of text, photographs and an abundance of maps, plus thirteen foldout tissue maps, all in superb condition as if never opened. Bound in olive green cloth lettered in black with shape of county filled in gilt. Bookplate of W.C. Pollard on front paste-down endpaper. A fine handsome copy.


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IN THE DESTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO - NO. 6782 - ELLIOT FROG & SWITCH COMPANY, PLAINTIFF, VS. THE DENVER & RIO GRANDE RAILROAD COMPANY, DEFENDANT...
Denver, CO (1919): G.E. Tralles,

Volume 3, pages 987 - 2480. From December 24, 1918, to October 28, 1919, inclusive. Regarding the receivership of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. Bound in tan buckram with printed labels on spine. Very good.


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THE RAND McNALLY'S NEW STANDARD ATLAS OF THE WORLD
THE RAND McNALLY'S NEW STANDARD ATLAS OF THE WORLD
Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1890.

196 pages with color maps of the countries of the world and states, territories, cities of the United States. Includes pages of engravings of U.S. Presidents, famous landmarks and buildings, diagrams and information tables, color flags, etc.. All maps show the major railroads of the day. Full-page ads for the major U.S. railroads in the front and rear; Erie Railroad; Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway; Illinois Central R.R.; Missouri Pacific Railway; Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway; and the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy R.R.. Bound in original brown cloth with lettering and world on the front cover stamped in gilt and border and design on both covers stamped in blind. Gilt dulled. Professionally rebacked with brown cloth, and hinges and cover corners repaired. A very good copy.


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GOLD MINES AND MINING IN CALIFORNIA. A NEW GOLD ERA DAWNING ON THE STATE. PROGRESS AND IMPROVEMENTS MADE IN THE BUSINESS. PERFECTED METHODS, PROCESSES AND MACHINERY
No place; No date: California Traveler,

Reprint of the 1885 edition. 349 pages with illustrations. Bound in tan cloth. A fine copy, without dust jacket as issued.


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AN ACT TO AID IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF A RAILROAD AND TELEGRAPH LINE FROM THE MISSOURI RIVER TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN, AND TO SECURE TO THE GOVERNMENT THE USE OF THE SAME FOR POSTAL, MILITARY AND OTHER PURPOSES.
Washington, DC;: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 1862.

Senate, 37th Congress, 2nd Session, Document No. 108. The seminal legislation outlining the route and conditions for construction of the Pacific Railroad. Government document crating the Union Pacific Railroad Company. 12 pages. A handsome copy privately bound in red quarter leather with marbled boards. Tiny chip to very last page, else fine.


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CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, JANUARY 1958; VOLUME 54, NUMBER 1
CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, JANUARY 1958; VOLUME 54, NUMBER 1
San Francisco: Division of Mines/California Department of Natural Resources, 1958.

205 pages with photographs, charts and tables. Bound in original gray stiff paper covers lettered in black. Short note on the front cover, else a very good plus copy.


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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY. EIGHTH AND NINTH ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY FOR THE YEARS 1891 AND 1892.
Washington, DC;: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 1893.

Includes a chapter on the treatment of cattle for lumpy-jaw with eight illustrated plates. Also included are ten color plates featuring healthy and diseased organs, cells and micro-organisms and the cattle tick which carries Texas fever. Adams; Rampaging Herd 2370. 8vo. 428 pages. Bound in full calf leather. Toning to page edges. Small library plate to front paste-down endpaper but none of the other usual library markings or attachments. Leather covers show some areas of light soiling, else near fine. A superior copy.


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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY. TWELFTH AND THIRTEENTH ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY FOR THE FISCAL YEARS 1895 AND 1896.
Washington, DC;: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 1897.

Chapters on dipping of cattle for ticks, investigations of diseases of domesticated animals, infectious leukemia in fowl, tuberculosis in swine, detection of tuberculosis in cattle, etc. 8vo. 362 pages plus many plates featuring organs, cells and micro-organisms, many of these in color. Bound in full calf leather. Some splash discoloration along spine, else near fine.


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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; FIFTEENTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY FOR THE YEAR 1898.
Washington, DC;: United States Geological Survey/USGS/Government Printing Office/GPO, 1899.

House of Representatives. 55th Congress, 3rd Session, Dobument No. 307. Chapters on breeds of dairy cattle, inoculation to produce immunity from Texas fever in northern cattle, the cattle industry of Colorado, Wyoming, and Nevada, a cattle disease in Marshall County, Kansas, preliminary catalogue of plants poisonous to stock, etc. 647 pages with numeous photographs and plates, some in color. Bound in full calf leather. Front hinge just starting, else near fine.


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NORTH DAKOTA: AGRICULTURAL SERIES NO. 3
Washington, DC; about 1919: United States Railroad Administration,

32 page folded pamphlet extolling the virtues of North Dakota, encouraging farmers to settle there. Many black and white photographs of rural scenes with two page map of the state showing rail lines. Some toning along the fold of the front cover. A very good copy.


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MAP AND PROFILES OF THE IOWA RAILROADS, 1881
MAP AND PROFILES OF THE IOWA RAILROADS, 1881
Des Moines, IA: Board of Railroad Commissioners, 1881.

A map and profile in a single volume which accompanied the Board of Railroad Commissioners Report. The first is a folded Railroad Map of Iowa engraved and printed by The Western Litho Co. measuring two feet by three feet. The second is a much larger (13 feet x 3 feet) folded Profile of Grades of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway from McGregor to The Big Sioux River, the Demoines and Fort Dodge Railroad, the Chicago and North Western Railroad, the Illinois Central, and the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific. Both are folded and bound into the original brown cloth over limp boards measuring 6" by 9". Spine professionally replaced. There are no tears to the maps though they are very delicate and the paper can be easily torn. A little dust along upper folds. A handsome, very good copy.


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FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA 1960-2020: ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF COMPRESHENSIVE SURVEY OF SAN FRANCISCO BAY AND TRIBUTARIES.
FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA 1960-2020: ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF COMPRESHENSIVE SURVEY OF SAN FRANCISCO BAY AND TRIBUTARIES.
Washington, DC: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/U.S. Department of Commerce/U.S. Government Printing Office, 1959.

December, 1959. This report provides population projections for each decade from 1960 to 2020 for the Bay Area as a whole and for the nine counties of the Bay Area and their townships. 131 page softcover information book plus a complete set of 23 large folded color maps of the San Francisco Bay area. All are housed within its orginal red cloth covered slipcase with ribbon tie. A fine set within the maroon cloth slipcase which shows mild wear.


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RAND McNALLY & CO.'S INDEXED COUNTY AND RAILROAD POCKET MAP AND SHIPPERS' GUIDE OF OREGON... THE ENTIRE RAILROAD SYSTEM
Chicago: Rand McNally & Co., 1911.

50 pages with listings of towns, railroads, counties and ads. Large folded map in rear. Map is fine. Covers show some wear and bumping. Overall, a near fine copy.


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CALIFORNIA GROUND SQUIRRELS; A BULLETIN DEALING WITH LIFE HISTORIES, HABITS AND CONTROL OF THE GROUND SQUIRRELS IN CALIFORNIA
Sacramento, CA: California State Commission of Horticulture, Rodent Control Division, 1918.

Monthly Bulletin, Volume VII, Nos. 11 and 12, Novermber-December, 1918. 203 pages with maps, diagrams, photographs, charts, illustrations (some in color), plus index. Covers professionally reattached and most chipping repaired. A very good copy.


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CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY; VOLUME 46, NUMBERS 1, 2, 3, & 4
Sacramento, CA: State of California/Dept. of Natural Resources/Division of Mines, 1950.

562 pages with charts, illustrations, photographs, maps and index. Collated, all folded maps in the rear pocket are present. Bound in original black cloth with lettering and rule in gilt. A fine copy.


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CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF OREGON. B.F. DOWELL, PLAINTIFF, VS. JESSE APPLEGATE AND HIS CHILDREN, DEFENDANTS. BRIEF AND ARGUMENT OF PLAINTIFF BY JAMES F. WATSON AND B.F. DOWELL
Portland, OR: A.G. Walling, Printer and Lithographer, 1882.

"Showing constructive and willful fraud in the transfer of Jesse Applegate's land to his children; and the children should pay the rents and profits for six years." 59 pages. Small chip to rear cover and light edge wear. A very good copy.


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TRANSACTIONS OF THE THIRTEENTH ANNUAL RE-UNION OF THE OREGON PIONEER ASSOCIATION; FOR 1885; THE OCCASIONAL ADDRESS BY E.L. EASTHAM, ESQ. AND THE ANNUAL ADDRESS BY HON. GEO. H. WILLIAMS
Salem, OR: Oregon Pioneer Association/E.M. Waite, Steam Printer and Bookbinder, 1886.

44 pages plus "Ode to the Pioneers," by S.A. Clarke, and obituaries. Disbound from original hardcover. A very good plus copy.


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TRANSACTIONS OF THE EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL REUNION OF THE OREGON PIONEER ASSOCIATION FOR 1890, CONTAINING THE ANNUAL ADDRESS BY HON. H.W. SCOTT, AND THE OCCASIONAL ADDRESS BY HON. ROBERT A. MILLER
Portland, OR: Oregon Pioneer Association/A. Anderson & Co., Printers and Lithographers, 1892.

80 pages including rememberences of pioneer members, plus additional material. Frontis photograph of Joseph Watt. Small chip at head of spine. Mild toning to cover edges. Small bookstore sticker inside front cover. A very good plus copy.


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TRANSACTIONS OF THE TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL REUNION OF THE OREGON PIONEER ASSOCIATION FOR 1893 CONTAINING THE ANNUAL ADDRESS BY HON. N.L. BUTLER AND THE OCCASIONAL ADDRESS BY SEYMOUR W. CONDON, ESQ.
Portland, OR: Oregon Pioneer Association/Geo. H. Himes and Company. Printers, 1894.

219 pages including "A Number of Interesting Letters Written by Dr. Marcus Whitman and Wife." Small bookstore sticker inside front cover. Light damp staining to leading edge of front cover. Small curl to upper corner of front cover and some of the initial pages. A very good copy.


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CREEK TREATY - NOVEMBER 15, 1827. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TRANSMITTING THE INFORMATION REQUIRED BY A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF 22d ULTIMO, IN RELATION TO THE TREATY WITH THE CREEK NATION OF INDIANS...
Washington, DC: Gales & Seaton, Printers, 1828.

Document No. 238, 20th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives. Transmittal page reads, "To the House of Representatives of the United States; Washington, 8th April, 1828. In compliance with the resolution of the House, of the 22d ultimo, on the subject of the treaty with the Creek Nation of Indians of the 15th of November last. I transmit herewith, a report from the Secretary of War, with documents containing the information desired by the reolution. J. Q. Adams." 26 pages regarding the relinquishing of remaining lands the Creek Indians have in Georgia. A hint of dampness to the extreme leading edge of the pages. A very good plus copy.


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