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21 Harte, Francis Bret "THE OUTCASTS OF POKER FLAT" AS PTD IN THE COMPLETE OCTOBER 7, 1871 ISSUE OF EVERY SATURDAY.

338-360pp. Also has full-p. woodcut of Renforth, champion sculler. This is probably the 1st illus. ed. of Hartes' famous short story 1st ptd in "Overland," which he ed. Incls Karl Bodmer & a double-p. illus. (by Eyringe?) for Harte's "Outcasts of Poker Flat." Every Saturday was publ. by Osgood & Co. which had contracted w/Harte for $10,000 for one article a month. (3979590828)
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22 Hittel, John S. THE RESOURCES OF CALIFORNIA, COMPRISING AGRICULTURE, MINING, GEOGRAPHY, CLIMATE, COMMERCE, ETC. ETC. AND THE PAST AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF THE STATE.
San Francisco 1863 
xvi,464pp. V.g., text reset into orig. mocha cvrs w/new label & new e.p. (4112239344)
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23 Johnson, Samuel R. CALIFORNIA: A SERMON PREACHED IN ST. JOHN'S CHURCH, BROOKLYN, NY ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1849.
NY 1849 
19(2)pp. Removed, some foxing. This copy has an emendatory leaf, on a different quality of paper, expanding the author's travel blessing. Colleague, Michael Brown, noted references in Eberstadt 106:45 & 115:224. Cowan II, p. 315. Not net. (4152284943)
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24 McDowell, James SPEECH OF JAMES MCDOWELL ON THE FORMATION OF GOVERNMENTS FOR NEW MEXICO AND CALIFORNIA.
DC 1849 
16pp. V.g., untrimmed & unopened. Argues that extension of slavery to these areas would not increase overall, for slaves would be removed from other states. New Mexico. No copies on line. (232444622) 
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25 McPherson, Aimee Semple C. d. v. (3/4 face) of Aimee Semple McPherson
Np c.1910 
Wikipedia notes Canadian birth and career in evangelism incl founding Foursquare Church in California, faith healing and accusations of faking her kidnapping. If you wish a scan, please indicated if you want eyes up or face below eyes. (5980818012)
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26 Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (California) Collection of Thirty sequential circulars issued by the California MOLLUS
San Francisco 1890 
Thirty sequential circulars from one to 12 pp. All v.g. w/library stamp on first circular. Includes service records of applicants (some from US Navy), action, banquets, obits, etc. (5699466299)
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27 Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (Commandry of the state of California) Collection of fifteen years (average 30 per year) of information circulars issued by the California MOLLUS
San Francisco 1882+ 
Please note! These were all issued by the California chapter. Circulars for 1882-3, 18854-50, 1889-90, 1894, 1901, 1903-7, 1909-11. About 500 in all. Unbound, from 13 to 50 circulars for each year, (Not every year has a complete sequence: 1910, for instance has 26 out of 41 issues). l. Circulars include names of applicants, action, banquets, obits, etc. Includes at least two Officers of the Colored Infantry and another on President McKinley. These are nearly all fine, the first issue for each year with a library stamp at bottom margin. We searched OCLC under MOLLUS spelled out, commandry of the state of California, San Francisco and year and found no library with even a partial run for a single year. We did find some single issues. (11/117. Llisted on line beginning at sixteen: you do the math.. (5699385317) 
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28 Pacific Mail Steamship Company (Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads) U. S. Senate, 36thC, 2dSession
DC 1861 
77ppp. 1st Senate ed, removed from bound volume. Involves mail delivery via South America to San Francisco, etc. Much correspondence about who pays whom for what. (6026005968) 
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29 Strauss, Johann WINE, WOMEN AND SONG WALTZES
Boston c.1850 
11pp. Sheet music removed. W/ co-op imprints in St. Louis and San Francisco. OCLC locates one lib w/ a copy (5/14). (5975351727)
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30 Taylor, William SEVEN YEARS' STREET PREACHING IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
New York c.1856 
ii,394pp. Fourteenth Thousand. Some pages remounted, top free corner damped, front cover w/ darkened corners, bkstrp w/ some regluing, gilt legible but dull. (6003169044)
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31 The Sunday School Times THE CULT CALLED PSYCHIANA
Los Angeles, CA. (1939) 
6pp. Folds to 16 mo. From American Prophetic League. No copies on line per OCLC (8/14). (5706390260)
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32 Union Book & Publishing Company SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (PART 19 OF AMERICA HER GRANDEUR AND HER BEAUTY)
Chicago C.1900 Folio 
297-(313)pp. Vg in paper covers. A bit of edge spotting. Incl 8 full p. photo illust. (5992560402)
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33 Weston, Ruth E. TELL ME A STORY.
San Francisco 1923 12mo 
144pp. First ed. Illus. by Marguerite B. Scott. Unrecorded in NUC or OCLC. INSCRIBED by author. Cvr gilt rubbed. Juvenile. AUTOGRAPH. (3280776828) 
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34 Wigginton, P. D. (M. C.) SPEECH (ON HOW PUBLIC LANDS WERE TO BE SURVEYED AND ADMINISTERED)
Washington, DC 1878 
14pp. First ed. Removed. Some neat HoR maneuvers to control debate. (5983854837)
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35 Winthrop, of Massachusetts SPEECH OF MR. WINTHROP, OF MASS., ON THE MEXICAN WAR.
DC 1847 
16pp. Fears power of executive & wonders why on Nov. 11, 1846 the Secy of War could say we have adequate troops & on Nov. 16 say we need ten new regt's of volunteers (officers to be appointed while congress leads in recess!!!). Identifies this war as a land grab, incl. California. Opposes the Pres. Untrimmed, unopened some foxing). Texas. Slavery. Military. NO OTHER !ST ED ON LINE. (4350002496) 
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