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A MERRY CRUSADE TO THE GOLDEN GATE.
Erk, Edmund Frederick.
A MERRY CRUSADE TO THE GOLDEN GATE.
(Akron: The Werner Co., 1906).

321 pages. Profusely illustrated from photographs. Thick 4to; gilt-pictorial black cloth; light wear to covers.

First edition, describing the ten thousand mile tour of the West, made by members of Allegheny Commandry, Knights Templar, heading for a conclave in San Francisco. Much of the value of this book lies in the numerous photo reproductions.


Price: $55.00
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SOUVENIR PETRIFIED FOREST PARK OF CALIFORNIA.
SOUVENIR PETRIFIED FOREST PARK OF CALIFORNIA.
(Santa Rosa, CA: circa 1910).

Booklet with four hand-colored gelatin silver photographs, one photo postcard and a folding promotional for this tourist attraction. Oblong twelvmo, 5 x 7 inches. Stiff brown paper, cover printed in gilt; string tied.



Price: $85.00
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SUTRO, ADOLPH.
SUTRO, ADOLPH.

A printed check drawn on the Nevada Bank of San Francisco, October 4, 1897, payable to Luke Gray for $10.00; bearing Sutro's full signature. Fine condition.


Adolph Sutro (1830-1898) was a mining engineer who planned and supervised the building of the Sutro Tunnel into Mount Davidson to reach the rich Comstock Lode. He later became the Mayor of San Francisco.


Price: $75.00
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