Category: CA: History


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Around California in 1891

By: Emmons, Terence

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Stanford, CA, U.S.A., Stanford Alumni Association: 1991

Book ID: SCW02146

ISBN: 091631846X

Condition: Very Good

BX5 - A trade paperback book in near fine condition. An as new, unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. This is a title in the Portable Stanford series. A book about a Russian writer, Nicholas Russel (Nikolai Konstantinovich Sudzilovskii) who traveled through California from San Francisco to Soapweed in 1891 and wrote an unvarnished account of campers and cranks, country dances and cutthroat capitalism. An English translation of his writing makes up the first part of this book. Russel's original travelogue was translated from the Russian b... View more info

Privileged Son: Otis Chandler and the Rise and Fall of the L.A .Times Dynasty

By: McDougal, Dennis

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Perseus Books Group: 2001

Book ID: SCW05311

Condition: Very Good

BD6 - A trade paperback advance reading copy (ARC)/advance uncorrected proof first edition book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in light gray wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. A book about the media family that created and cashed in on the Los Angeles Times. The author is a winner of the National Headliners Award and several Associated Press awards. By the author of "The Last Mogul" and "In the Best of Families." Endnotes, 501p. View more info