#55-1/2 RUNNING TRAILS OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA. Burke.
Runner's guide to new routes through redwoods, along beaches, across meadowland, beside streams, around lakes, and unusual city streets. Maps, l34 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-930588-22-3. Order #: HEYD2147 paper$7.95.
ABALONE BOOK (THE). by Howorth.
Life history, species, conservation, gathering, preparing. Marvel at iridescent swirls gracing abalone shell interiors, or exclaim over the first bite of an abalone steak. Identification keys, information on cleaning and preparing, plus plenty of recipes. Easy-to-understand key to identification of the various abalone species (complete with color photographs), a history of abalone harvesting on the west coast (both commercial and sport), discusses both natural (sea otter) and manmade (pollution) problems facing the abalone, a step-by-step guide for cleaning the abalone. Five sections of the book detail evolution of abalone, problems existing and developing in the abalone resource, its life cycle, the different species (eight different varieties inhabiting the Pacific, specifically the West Coast of North America) and preparation of the meat. Throughout, Howorth advocates sensitivity to the abalone's habitat, the creature's seasons and habits, and respect for all legislation and harvest guidelines established to preserve our diminishing western abalone populations. 56 photos and drawings (24 color), 80p. Out of print at publisher; we have 3 left.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-87961-077-8. Order #: NAGR0963 paper$8.95.
THE AGE OF GOLD: the California gold rush and the new American dream. by H. W. Brands.
Discovering the gold that led emigration to the area before it was a state and how that influenced the development of a population. There are stories of emigrant travel by overland routes and also by sea through Panama and Cape Horn and the perils that kept some from reaching the promised land they had intended. Development of San Francisco and the role of its early vigilance committee. discovery of Yosemite, roles of John Sutter, John Fremont, Samuel Clemens, Leland Stanford, the Mormons, Indians, and more. Photographs and drawings, maps, bibliography, 559 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-385-50216-8. 2002. Order #: RAHO2786 cloth$29.95.
ALASKA, CALIFORNIA, AND NORTERN INDIAN BASKETS AND CURIOS. by Frohman Trading Co.
Reprint of 1902 wholesale and retail catalog from this trading company. Pictures and describes many baskets from various tribes and styles plus other goods like carved model canoes and paddles and totem poles. Prices are given for many items; convert to 2020 by multiplying by about 30. Provides a good survey of the crafts from various tribes, including Yakutat of Alaska, Potlatch ceremonial baskets, Klickitat baskets, rare Skokomish baskets, Sally bags, Makah baskets, Haida potlatch dancing baskets, Chilcat blankets, Maidu and Pomo baskets, Pima and Maricopa baskets, baskets of Pomos, Maidus and Missions, E-pi-ca and Shibus, and some very rare baskets "priced on application" of Pomo burden and feather and abalone baskets.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. Order #: BIMO1067 paper$3.50.
ALCATRAZ: the story behind the scenery (CA). by James P. Delgado.
Civil War fort, military prison, federal penitentiary--the rocks and empty buildings of Alcatraz Island bear silent witness to a long impressive history. 9x12, 48 pages, 58 color photos, 1 diagram.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-88714-001-7. 1993. Order #: KCPU8000 paper$11.95.
ARTHUR BLOOMFIELD'S GUIDE TO SAN FRANCISCO RESTAURANTS. by Arhur Bloomfield.
AppraIses restaurants with star system, detailed comments on each dish, guide to late-hours eating, rates atmosphere and formality, where you can get what. Update pre-trip. 308 pages.
Inentory = 1.ISBN: 0-89174-023-6. 1979. Order #: COMS1072 paper$2.95. Check if same as #3204.
#ARTHUR BLOOMFIELD'S GUIDE TO SAN FRANCISCO RESTAURANTS. by Arhur Bloomfield.
248 outstanding places to dine in the City; 400 specialties-of-the-house. Update pre-trip.
Inentory = 2. ISBN: None,. Order #: COMS3204 paper$4.95. Check if same as #1072.
BACKROADS AND HIKING TRAILS: THE SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS. by Jerry Schad.
Covers 11 California state and county parks: Hudart, Sam McDonald, San Mateo, Portola, Butano, Henry Cowell Redwoods, Castle Rock, Big Basin Redwoods, Forest of Nisene Marks, Uvas Canyon, and Mount Madonna in the region from near Watsonville to the southern San Francisco Bay area. Road travel in this area is along intimate lanes, past giant redwood trees, and into mountain canyons as well as over peaktops. Count on steep grades, road meanders, and sharp turns. Dozens of hikes are also described with features, mileages, difficulty ratings. Photos, maps, 80 pages.
Inventory = 10. ISBN: 0-911518-54-1. 1979. Order #: TOUC1498 paper$6.95.
THE BEST BIKE PATHS OF THE SOUTHWEST. by Wendy Williams. Safe, scenic, and traffic-free bicycling in Arizona, Nevada, California, and Utah.
Describes 56 bike paths organized by state, with maps showing locations, descriptions including mileages, general backgrounds and histories of the paths and useful tourist information; level of difficulty; type of scenery; condition of pavement; availability of food and bathroom; directions and parking. Illustrated, 222 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-684-81400-5. 1996. Order #: SISC8425 paper$11.00.
CALIFORNIA COAST FROM THE AIR: images
of a changing landscape. by Gary Griggs and Deepika Shrestha Ross.
176 pages of full-color photographs many from the air to show overall views revealing how this coastline is changing and the processes changing it.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-87842-612-6. Order #: MOPR5560 paper$28.00.
CALIFORNIA MARINE FOOD AND GAME FISHES. by John E. Fitch and Robert J. Lavenberg..
Introduces the fish science of ichthyology to help understand California's food and game fishes and tells of fossil fishes in the state's rocks. Then describes each of the fish families--such as surfperch, hake, cod, grunion, mackerel, sea bass, gobies, cabazon, and more. Glossary, drawings and color photos, 179 pages, indexes of common and scientific names..
Inventory = 3. 0-2001831-1. 1971. Order #: UNCA1523 paper$5.95.
COAST RANGE NORTH (Guide #3). Reedy.
Places to fish, boat, camp, backpack and hunt in California's Mendocino National Forest area. Photos, fold-out maps, large-format.
Inventory = 8. ISBN: None. 1981. Order #: BORE0230 paper$3.95.
COASTAL ECOLOGY: Bodega Head. by Michael G. Barbour, Robert B. Craig, Frank R. Drysdale, Michael T. Ghiselin.
Ecosystems of shore headland north of San Francisco: grassland, rocky inter-tidal, beach and dune, mudflat, marsh. Describes samples of the organisms living in these habitats in relation to soil, sea, air, sun and other living things, including humans. Photographs and line drawings, 357 pages, index/.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-520-02147-9 (Same as paper). 1973. Order #: UNCA1511 cloth$10.00.
COASTAL ECOLOGY: Bodega Head. by Michael G. Barbour, Robert B. Craig, Frank R. Drysdale, Michael T. Ghiselin.
Ecosystems of shore headland north of San Francisco: grassland, rocky inter-tidal, beach and dune, mudflat, marsh. Describes samples of the organisms living in these habitats in relation to soil, sea, air, sun and other living things, including humans. Photographs and line drawings, 357 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-520-02147-9 (Same as cloth). 1973. Order #: UNCA1511 paper$2.95.
THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL RECREATION AREA (CA). by Karen Liberatore.
In and around San Francisco, California, this National Park Service area encompasses 34,000 acres including half of the city's waterfront, Alcatraz island,, Marin Headlands and provides views and vistas, city beaches, lighthouse, Civil War fort and a fleet of historic ships.There is experimental theater at Fort Mason , and a concert of sea chanties on a historic pier. Here is the key to explore and discover a much-diversified park. Includes sidetrip to Point Reyes, Muir Woods, and other nearby sites. 60 photographs, drawings, map, 120 pages, index.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-87701-250-4. 1982. Order #: CHRO2491 paper$7.95.
THE DAWN OF THE WORLD: myths and tales of the Miwok Indians of California. by C. Hart Merriam.
Stories collected from Miwok Indian peoples at the turn of the century--at a time when original cultural memories could still be recounted. Provides a special view of the cultural and philosophical ways of today's Miwok ancestors. These tales were related by Miwok elders usually in the ceremonial roundhouse at night by firelight and constitute the religious history of the tribe. Included are creation myths, accounts of the First People, of beings who antedated humans, and tales about animals, death and ghosts, witches and giants, and natural phenomena. Illustrations, 283 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-832-8193-5.1993. Order #: UNNE 2722 paper$9.95.
DELTA COUNTRY. by Ron and Peggy Miller
Descriptions of 15 areas of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Rivers inland delta of California. Capsule history of various places to dock or moor such as with a houseboat, with interesting things to see and do at each. Explains challenge of navigating the myriad waterways that wind around tracts of land that would without dikes be submerged, and some of which are reclaimed by periodic flood waters. Photographs, map, index, 36 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: None. Order #: LASI5666 paper$3.95.
DISCOVERING THE CALIFORNIA COAST: a Sunset Pictorial. edited by Jack McDowell..
Explores the diverse 1100-mile coastline--the people, places, ways of life, scenic beauty, natural history. There are jutting cliffs, quaint seaside towns, statuesque lighthouses, country inns, isolated beaches, redwood forests, surfing shores, fishing industry, sea mammals to watch, offshore islands to visit. National Park System areas include Redwood, Point Reyes, Cabrillo, Golden Gate. 300 photographs (135 color), maps, 224 large-format pages, index.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-376-05184-1. 1981. Order #: SUNS1924 paper$12.95.
EADWEARD MUYBRIDGE 55. by Paul Hill.
Biography of pioneer photographer of much of the last half of the 1800s, with details of his landscape photographs of Yosemite, Native Americans, his panoramas of San Francisco in its early days and especially of his development of technique of "instant photographs" in which a sequence of images shows the movement patterns of horses and humans. Historical photographs, chronology of life, 128 small pages 5.5" x 6.25".
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-7148-4042-4. 2001. Non-mint copy. Order #: MISC 2632 paper$12.95.
EXPLORING PACIFIC COAST TIDE POOLS. by Ernest Braun Vinson Brown.
Fieldguide describes 139 of the most common species of fauna and 18 of flora in the intertidal zone of the Pacific Coast from Point Conception (near Santa Barbara, CA) to Vancouver Island in southern British Columbia, Canada. Each sea creature is listed under its common name. The scientific name is given, followed by a description of the creature, often including the range of its occurrence and the type of beach, rock bottom, or micro-habitat on which it may be found as well as interesting habits. Learn to identify and understand sea anemone, urchin, abalone, chiton, brittle star, sea bug, and many more. 40 color plates, 56 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0.911010-66-1 1966. Order #: NAGR1369 paper$4.95.
FIELD GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICAN SEASHORE CREATURES: The Audubon Society. by Norman A. Meinkoth.
Provides 690 full-color pictures to identify each of the seashore creatures featured in this book on all the U.S. and West Indies coasts. Included are crabs, lobsters, sea anemones, sponges, snails, jellyfishes, shrimps, sea stars, and many invertebrates. Covers 660 species in full detail with notes on 220 others. There is an identification chart to the kinds of creatures; text gives habitat, range, and descriptions for each. Color photographs, 812 pack-sized pages, index.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-394-51993-0. 1988. Order #: RAHO2000 vinyl$19.00.
A FIELD GUIDE TO PACIFIC COAST FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA. by William N. Eschmeyer, Earl S. Herald, & Howard Hammann.
How to identify 600 saltwater fishes from Alaska to Baja California--where each fish is more likely to be found and how it is usually caught. Which species are important as food. Which of the sharks and rays are considered dangerous. Groups similar species for comparison and pinpoints distinguishing features. Includes depths and bottom types preferred. Over 525 illustrations, (211 color), 350 pages.
Inventory = 11. ISBN: 0-395-33188-9. 1983. Order #: HOMI0601 paper$15.95.
A FIELD GUIDE TO PACIFIC COAST SHELLS. by Percy A. Morris.
How to identify 945 kinds of shells of the Pacific Coast the Gulf of California, and Hawaii--where to find, how to prepare and arrange a collection. 73 plates show photographs of the species, many in two views to aid in identification. Text gives common and scientific names, geographical distribution, habitat, and detailed description for all species including other names, life cycle, and economic importance. Glossary, index, 331 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN:0-395-18322-7. 1966 Order #: HOMI2260 paper$15.95.
A FIELD GUIDE TO SHELLS OF THE PACIFIC COAST AND HAWAII. by Percy A. Morris.
Introduces the collecting of shells of marine clams and snails, when and how to do it along the Pacific Coasts from San Diego to the Arctic seas and including Hawaii. Organizes shells into three main categories: West Coast pelecypods (clams) and West Coast Gastropods (snails) and Hawaiian mollusks and then describes families and genera for each. Classification chart included for mollusks and terminology for univalve and bivalve shells. Illustrated with 49 plates grouping like kinds, some in color, 240 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1964. First edition. Owner's signature in front. Order #: HOMI2397 cloth$12.95.
A FIELD GUIDE TO SHELLS OF THE PACIFIC COAST AND HAWAII, including the Gulf of California. by Percy A. Morris.
Introduces the collecting of shells of marine clams and snails, when and how to do it along the Pacific Coasts from San Diego to the Arctic seas and including the Gulf of California and Hawaii. Organizes shells into seven main categories: West Coast pelecypods (clams), West Coast gastropods (snails), West Coast amphineruans and scaphopods, Gulf of California pelecypods, Gulf of California gastropods, Hawaiian pelecypods, and Hawaiian gastropods and then describes families and genera for each. Classification chart included for mollusks and terminology for univalve and bivalve shells. Illustrated with 72 plates grouping like kinds, some in color, 332 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1966. Second edition. Owner's signature in front. Order #: HOMI9377 cloth$12.95.
FIELDBOOK OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST SEA CREATURES. by McLachlan & Ayres.
Over 200 common marine animals are shown in their natural habitat with color photos--from Alaska to Southern California. A short description accompanies each species pictured, and explains its biology. Color photos. 208 pages.
Inventory = 11. Scuffed cover. ISBN: 0-87961-068-9. Order #: NAGR1970 paper$14.95.
FLOWERS OF POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE. by Roxana S. Ferris.
Common flowering plants, plus rushes and grasses of California coastal park. Organized by plant family with cross-indexing to flower color. Text describes flower color, plant family, what kind of place it grows in, scientific name and other related information. References, drawings,125 pages, index.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-520-01694-7. 1970.Order #: UNCA2544 paper$9.95.
AN ILLUSTRATED FLORA OF YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK. Stephen Botti.
Covers every vascular plant species in Yosemite, with 1100 water-color paintings plus pen-and-ink drawings.516 pages, large-format. An uncirculated copy.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-939666-98-7. Order #: YOCO9013 paper$
INTRODUCTION TO SEASHORE LIFE OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND THE COAST OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. by Joel W. Hedgpeth.
Animals are described in terms of the ways they live and in wide variety of kinds. Varying coastal habitats from rocky shore to sandy beach are described as are tides and weather cycles. Discusses classes of animals--sea anemones, corals, jellyfish, worms barnacles, shrimps, crabs, sponges, oysters, clams, urchins, sand dollar, mammals, and more. Drawings and color photos, illustrated, 136 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-520-00544-9. 1975. Order #: UNCA2090 paper$2.95.
KLAMATH (Guide #12). Reedy.
Outdoor guide to northern California area--coastal rivers, beaches, forests. Photos, fold-out maps, large-format.
Inventory = 8. ISBN: None. 1980.Order #: BORE0239 paper$3.95.
#LASSEN (Guide #6). Reedy. Outdoor guide to California's Lassen area. Photos, fold-out maps, large-format pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1980. Order#: BORE0232 paper$3.95.
LOOKING FOR MO: a novel. by Daniel Duane.
Story is set in northern California including San Francisco and Yosemite Valley around a would-be writer from Generation X who fails in his attempt to climb El Capitan in Yosemite, lifts shared stories from a friend, reunites with that friend and then together finish the climb, exploring the tenuous foundations of friendship. Includes author interview. 236 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-671-03483-9. 1998. Cover lightly soiled. Order #: MISC2740 paper$12.00.
#MAMMALS OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY REGION. Berry.
Descriptions and where to see them.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-520-00116-8. Order #: UNCA1512 paper$3.95.
MOUNTAIN WILDERNESS: hiking and backpacking in far northern California. David Green.
Trail guide to 27 hikes in this northwestern California area of deeply cut valleys, broad glacial basins, old-growth forests and ridge-crest panoramas, wild streams, and nearly 100 lakes. Hiking chart lists basic facts of every hike included and lake chart tells of 52 lakes' areas, depths, fish contained, and more. Photos, maps, 168 pages, index and 2 large fold-out topo maps.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-911824-93-6.
MARINE MAMMALS OF CALIFORNIA. Orr.
Whales, porpoises, dolphins, seals, and sea lions described and identified. Illustrated, 64 pages.
Inventory = 34. ISBN: 0-520-02077-4. Order #: UNCA2096 paper$4.95.
# MODOC-TULE LAKE (Guide #8). Reedy.
Outdoor guide to California's northeast--fishing, hunting, boating, camping. Photos, fold-out maps, large-format pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: None. 1981. Order #: BORE0234 paper$3.95.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE PINNACLES NATIONAL MONUMENT (now national park). by Ralph C. Webb.
Geology, plants, animals of park in California's central coast range. Chapters include geology ad paleobotany, and biotic communities of xeric, riparian, chaparral, and foothill woodland. Includes "The importance orf ecology" and an essay on the canyon trail in the park. Drawings, bibliography, glossary, photos, 72 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: None. 1969. Order #: SOPM1322 paper$4.95.
THE NORTHERN MAIDU. by Marie Potts.
History and culture of early No CA Indians: doctoring, use of wild foods, dances, clothing. Author looks back to the days of her childhood to give an unforgettable and personal account of the history and culture of the Northern Maidu of northern Sierra of California. The 20 short chapters in the book treat all aspects of Maidu life. Customs, religion, art, and recreation are described. The explanations of food gathering and preservation methods are in simple useful language and detailed enough to serve as a manual for wilderness survival. Photos, 48p.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 978-0-87961-070-8. Order #: NAGR0953 paper$7.95.
NORTHWEST ANGLING. by Enos Bradner.
Book deals primarily with steelhead and salmon in this region, but also includes sea-run cutthroat; lures (even flies) or bait to use, rivers of Washington, Oregon, and California to fish. Guide to virtually all fishing area in this region--where to fish, how to get there, fishing techniques, rigging bait and lures, drift-fishing from boats, bank fishing. Photos, drawings, 249 page, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-833-0125-6. (Not on book.) 1969. Order #: BIMO4767 cloth$14.95.
NORTHWEST TRAILS. by Ira Spring & Harvey Manning.
Overview-guidebook to 73 park, wilderness areas in WY, MT, ID, No-CA, OR, WA, BC, Canadian Rockies. Answers myriad questions of visitors: best mountain scenery, open-country trail hiking, desert rambles, high-lakes fishing, rock-peak scrambles, best seasons, crowds, weather, sources. Maps, photographs, 192 pages,index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-89886-037-7. 1982. Order #: MOUN0893 paper$9.95.
THE OHLONE WAY (THE): Indian life in the San Francisco-Monterey Bay area. by Malcolm Margolin.
This well-loved classic vividly recreates the lost world of the Indian people who lived in the San Francisco Bay Area such a short time ago. Pre-Mission native Americans in the densely-populated land of plenty--their land and their ways of life. Their use of regional natural resources--acorns, canoes of reeds deer Their society--childhood, marriage, chief, warfare. Their spirit world. Their modern world.,Drawings, 182 pages, index.
Inventory = 24. ISBN: 0-930588-01-0. 1978. Order #: HEYD2992 paper$16.95.
OUR GREAT GRAY WHALES. by Lillian Grace Paca.
Introduction to this sea-amimal species, printed in larger type for young readers. Tells of natural history, parenting, whaling, conservation, related species, whales in museum displays. Drawings, 32 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1975. Used book--owner's information inside front cover. Order #: MISC2479 paper$4.95.
AN OUTDOOR GUIDE
TO THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA. by Dorothy L. Whitnah. Exploring with boots, bikes,
backpacks, buses, boats, and BART--84 outings from 1 to12 miles long and easy to strenuous--all within 70 miles of the Golden Gate Bridge. Secluded natural spots as well as popular recreational areas: mountaintops, beaches, lakes, with wildflowers, oaks, tall redwoods. Photos, maps, 401 pages.
Inventory = 7. ISBN: 0-89997-001-X. Order #: WILD1788 paper$12.95.
#OUTDOOR TRAILS GUIDE BOOK AND SKETCH MAPS TO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. Reedy.
hunting, resorts, camping, boating facilities and places. Photos, 45 maps, large-format.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: None. 1987. Order#: BORE0227 paper$4.50.
PACIFIC COAST BIRD FINDER: a pocket guide to some frequently seen birds. by Roger J. Lederer, Ph. D, illustrated by Jacquelyn S. Giuffre. An introduction
to common species of California, Oregon, and Washington, and how they live,
organized by the habitats where the birds are most likely to be seen.
Illustrated with line drawings.64 little pages.
Inventory = 14. ISBN: 978-0-912550-04-6. Order #: NASG0980 paper$5.95.
PACIFIC COAST FERN FINDER. by Glenn Keator, PhD, and Ruth M.
Heady, illustrated by Valerie R. Winemiller.
Dichotomous key to native Pacific Coast ferns and fern relatives, including clubmosses, spikemosses, quillworts and horsetails. Covers California, Western Oregon and Washington, and Southwestern BC. Explains parts of the fern, and fern life cycles. Illustrated with line drawings. 64little pages.
Inventory = 23. ISBN: 0-912550-13-9. Out of print.. Order #: NASG0989 paper$5.95.
PACIFIC COAST FISH: a guide
to marine fish of the Pacific Coast of North America. by Ron Russo, illustrated by Ann Caudle.
Compact guide to marine fish. Put it in your tackle box to id what you catch, or read at home for information about the biology of fish, the marine food chain, and distribution of fish species. Detailed black-and-white illustrations of the fish, plus egg cases of sharks and skates, and shark teeth. Covers the waters off the Pacific Coast, from the Bering Straits to Cabo San Lucas (the southern tip of Baja California). 112 little pages.
Inventory = 14. ISBN: 978-0-912550-19-0. Out of print; we have limited stock. Order #: NASG5065 paper$5.95.
TRAILS: Outdoor adventures on the San Francisco peninsula. by Jean Rusmore and Frances Spangle.
Describes 62 hikes and strolls covering over 200 miles of trails from meadow walks to streamside strolls, oak-shaded knolls, and all-day hikes. Gives trail distances, elevation gains, times for each hike described, and routes of the trails depicted on maps--all with notes on trail features. Photos, maps, 216 pages.
Inventory = 5. ISBN: 0-89997-014-1. Order #: WILD1767 paper$14.95.
POINT REYES: a guide to the trails, roads, beaches, campgrounds, lakes, trees, flowers, and rocks of Point Reyes National Seashore. by Dorothy L Whitnah. Guide to area on coast north of San Francisco: trails, beaches, roads, picnic spots, campgrounds, lakes, trees, flowers, rocks of this area of wide sandy beaches, dairy ranches, virgin forests. Photos, maps, 114 pages, plant drawings, index..
Inventory = 6.ISBN: 0-911824-95-2. Order #: WILD1789 paper$11.95.
THE POMO INDIANS OF CALIFORNIA and their
neighbors. by Vinson Brown and Douglas Andrews. The Pomo
Indians once occupied a large part of northern California, living in this
beautiful area for hundreds of years without spoiling it. Large color map shows
old villages and trails. Account of the customs and habits of one of
California's most interesting tribes--the Pomo Indians, who made those beautiful
feathered baskets which today have become increasingly rare collectors' items.
Neighbors of the Pomos discussed include the Yuki, Miwok, and Wintun. 64 pages,
photographs, drawings and, paintings to illustrate the life of the Pomos.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-911010-30-5. Order #: NAGR2105 paper$12.95.
POMO BASKETMAKING: a supreme art for the weaver. by Elsie Allen.
The author gives step-by-step, well illustrated directions for recreating the beautiful and useful famous Pomo baskets. Filled with pen and ink illustrations and photographs, Pomo Basketmaking covers the traditional way to gather materials in nature, the designs, and the different forms of baskets. Mrs. Allen takes the reader step by step through creating coiled, feather, twine and baby baskets, always letting us know their traditional uses. 67 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-87961-016-6. Order #: NAGR2110 paper$9.95.
POWER IN THE CITY: decision making in San Francisco. by Frederick M. Wirt.
Historically informed observations of San Francisco that treat not only internal political affairs--but also city, county, state, and federal relations as well, providing an integrated political picture. What emerges is a segmented decision-making system responsive to shifting groups and alliances of powerful outside forces and of diminishing local autonomy. Tells us in a subte way that the study of urban politics has come of age. 417 pages.
Inventory = 1. SBN: 0-520-03640-9. 1978. Order #: UNCA3712 paper$6.95.
REDWOOD NATIONAL & STATE PARKS. by Donald F. Anthrop.
Describes features and camping facilities of this north coast region of California and offers a living history of the giant trees--ecology, effect of man, preservation. Includes hiking and nature trails, fishing opportunities, plants, logging history, tree distribution, coastal and river areas. Covers Redwood National Park, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, and Del Norte Cost Redwoods State Park. Drawings, black-and-white and color photographs, maps,Photos, 72 pages.
Inventory = 1; otherwise out of print. ISBN: 0-87961-058-1. 1977. Order #: NAGR2987 paper$4.95.
REDWOOD REGION FLOWER FINDER: a guide to identifying wildflowers of the
north coastal fog belt of California by Phoebe Watts, illustrated by Sarah Watts.
Dichotomous key identifies wildflowers that grow within the range of the Redwood tree, Sequoia sempervirens, which grows in the coastal fog belt along the Pacific Coast from central California to southwest Oregon. Within that range includes flowers of the shady forest, forest edges, and open, sunny areas. Illustrated with line drawings that clearly show important features of plant structure for accurate identification. Scientific names and plant families conform with The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California (Hickman, 1993). Drawings, 64 little pages.
Inventory = 5. ISBN: 0-912550-25-2. Order #: NASG0983 paper$5.95.
REDWOOD REGION FLOWER FINDER. Watts.
Identifies forest wildflowers on north coast of California, where the giant redwoods grow. Drawings of leaves, stems, and flowers. 64 little pages.
Inventory = 108. ISBN: None. Earlier edition; out of print. Order #: NASG0987 paper$5.95. Order all and take 70% off.
RESTAURANTS OF SAN FRANCISCO: the definitive guide to the Bay Area's Best. by Patricia Unterman & Stan Seeser.
Learn about 175 restaurants in the Bay Area and Northern California--great hot dogs; best pizza; most mouth-watering ice cream; Cuban , Vietnamese, Indian Russian restaurants to f21 nationalities. Restaurants are listed by location and by nationality. Gives the ten best and the ten best low-priced. Introduction gives insights on wine and French, Italian, Chinese, other Asian, and Latin restaurants plus some miscellaneous advice. Update pre-dining. 250 pages..
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-89174-040-6. 1981. Order #: COMS3205 paper$4.95.
#ROAD MAP: San Francisco & Southern Peninsula Cities. Rand McNally.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: . Order #: RAMC2975 map$2.50.
ROADSIDE GEOLOGY OF NORTHERN and CENTRAL CALIFORNIA. by David D. Alt & Donald W. Hyndman.
Nontechnical guide to the latest interpretations of California's turbulent rocks. Geology as viewed along roads through Mother Lode, Lake Tahoe, Redwood country, Point Reyes, San Francisco Bay Area, Great Valley, Lassen, Lava Beds, Shasta, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite, Kings Canyon, Sierra Nevada. Learn about the past of the sites you see and how they came to be, about earthquake prediction, gold mining, pillow basalts, cinder cones, and more with this book as your guide. Illustrated with geologic cross-sections and photographs. 282 pages. Slight defect on cover.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-87842409-2. Order #: MOPR9043 paper$20.00.
SACRAMENTO-SAN JOAQUIN DELTA (Guide #7). Reedy. Guide to fishing and boating California's inland
delta in the lower drainages of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers. Photos, maps,
Inventory = 6. ISBN: None. Order#: BORE5618 paper$3.95.
#SAN FRANCISCO GUIDE. Rand McNally.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: . Order #: RAMC3122 paper$13.95.
#SAN FRANCISCO OPERA: The Adler Years 1954-1981. San Francisco Opera.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1981. Order #: COMS3617 paper$14.95.
SAN FRANCISCO: A Sunset Pictorial. edited by Jack McDowell.
Introduction sets the historic stage for the growth of a seaside city from early explorations and interactions with native people to the days of Spanish missions, Mexican government to takeover by America and times of growth of fur and whaling trades to influx of gold miners and then near-destruction from earthquake and fire to the major metropolitan center it has become. In this book the resultant diversity of the city's people is observed as is their openness to fresh ideas. The city's cultures are explored, and its neighborhoods described as is a willingness to accept fresh ideas. Architecture is displayed, and the geologic setting is explained. Openness to museums, parks, recreation, and cultural attractions, tourism in major hotels, fishing and maritime aspects are presented. And the trolly cars.
Color and black-and-white photographs, 256 large-format pages, index.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-376-05666-5. Order #: SUNS1928 paper$15.99.
#SAN FRANCISCO: creation of a city. Moulin.
Spanning a period of over 90 years, this visual history records the growth and change of this great city ; includes 1906 Earthquake and fire. Photos, 191 large-format pages.
Inventory = 4. ISBN:0-89087-225-2. Order #: CEAR3228 paper$9.95.
SCENIC BYWAYS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA from the Siskiyous to the Cascades. by Marie Webster Weisbrod.
Visit the remote Northern California region from the Siskiyous to the Cascades. Meet the locals, learn the history, enjoy the landscape that includes whitewater rivers, old growth forests, and lava-strewn backcountry.160 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-87961-265-8 Order #: NAGR2022 paper$14.95.
SHASTA RECREATION GUIDE (Guide #9). Reedy.
Outdoor guide to parks, museums, whitewater,
trails in No. California area. Photos, fold-out maps, large-format pages.
Inventory= 9. ISBN: None. 1980. Order#: BORE0235 paper$3.95.
#SIX RIVERS(Guide #13). Reedy. Outdoor guide to Northwest California area around Eureka.
Photos, fold-out maps, large-format pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1980. Order#: BORE0240 paper$3.95.
#SONOMA-MENDOCINO COAST (Guide #4). Reedy. Outdoor guide to Northern California beaches and coastal
area--steelhead, abalone, redwoods. Photos, fold-out maps, large-format pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: None. No date. Order#: BORE0237 paper$3.95.
TRAILS: Outdoor adventures around the Santa Clara Valley. by Frances Spangle and Jean Rusmore.
California's Santa Clara Valley trails from shoreline walks rimming the South Bay to the Mt. Hamilton Range and the Santa Cruz Mountains. Covers 100s of miles of trails, even a week-long backpacking trip. For each area text gives hiking distance, time required, elevation change, jurisdiction, regulations, facilities, fees if any, and sources. Photos, 25 maps, 305pages.
Inventory = 1.ISBN: 0-89997-022-2. Order #: WILD1768 paper$14.95.
#TO THE AMERICAN INDIAN--reminiscences of a Yurok woman. Thompson.
Reprint from 1916 of Klamath River area (California) Indian's story of her people. Illustrated, 312 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 978-0-930588-47-2. Order #: HEYD4175 paper$14.95.
UNDERWATER CALIFORNIA. by Wheeler J. North.
Guide to diving spots and habitats plus marine plants and animals, techniques for underwater photography. Tells of life communities and species identification. Points out noteworthy characteristics of accessible diving locations. Explains ecological relationships such as among sea otters, sea urchins, and kelp beds. Drawings, color plates, 280 pages, index.
Inventory = 4. ISBN: 0-520-03039-7. 1976. Order #: UNCA1551 paper$5.95.
WALKING FROM INN TO INN: the San Francisco Bay Area. by Jacqueline Kudler & Arlene Stark.
Presents 50 delightful walks in this region from Santa Cruz to Santa Rosa, 5 of them within the San Francisco metropolitan area--with descriptions of inns, directions, route guides, items of historical and recreational interest. Walks range from easy to more strenuous and lodgings range from forest hostels to vacation resorts. Includes local items of historical, recreational, and environmental interest. Appendix shows how to string certain walks together for longer treks. Illustrated, maps, 192 pages, index..
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-88742-068-0. 1986. Order #: GLPE4387 paper$8.95.
WHALE PRIMER. Theodore J. Walker.
Natural history of whales, especially California Gray Whale. Contents include migration routes, feeding, whale evolution, reproduction, life span, relatives and whale types, whale senses and intelligence, soical habits and enemies, whale watching, protections. Photos, 60 pages.
Inventory = 8. ISBN: 978-0-912550- . Order #: CABR0243 paper$6.95.
WHALE PRIMER: with special attention to the California gray whale. by Theodore J. Walker.
Natural history of whales, especially California Gray Whale. Contents include migration routes, feeding, whale evolution, reproduction, life span, relatives and whale types, whale senses and intelligence, soical habits and enemies, whale watching, whaling, protections. Photos, 60 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1972. Used book--owner's signature inside front cover. Order #: CABR2409 paper$6.95.
WHALE WATCHING AND TIDEPOOLS: a guide to California marine life. (California Traveler Guidebook).
by Gregory Lee.
To say California has an abundant marine life is an understatement. More than 1,100 miles of shoreline provides ample opportunity to spot whales and other water creatures. This book provides information on popular public locations and quiet locales, too. 48 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 1-55838-123-6. Order #: AMTR7583 paper$6.95.
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