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GHOSTS AND LEGENDS OF ALCATRAZ
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.
Charleston, SC: The History Press, (2019). SIGNED first edition - A title in the Haunted America series - stories of the infamous island prison of Alcatraz, in the San Francisco Bay."Rufus McCain, who died a brutal death at the hands of a fellow inmate, is said to roam the grounds, and the basement cells used for solitary confinement were rumored to be so frightening that inmates who endured one stint never wanted to go back. Multiple escape attempts were thwarted, including two attempts by Sam Shockley, who was later executed with fellow inmate Miran Thomson." SIGNED by both authors on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Foreword by Janice Oberding. Illustrated with photographs throughout. Bibliography. 144 pp. ISBN: 978-1467143875.
Condition: Fine (a new copy.)Book ID: 78918More details Price: $28.50
GEOLOGIC GUIDEBOOK OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY COUNTIES: History, Landscape, Geology, Fossils, Minerals, Industry, and Routes to Travel. Division of Mines, Bulletin 154, December 1954.
Edition: First edition.
San Francisco: State of California, 1951. Hardcover first edition - Includes information on 12 counties ranging from the historical background - including chapters on Native Americans, adobe houses and the lime kilns at Olema - to the geologic history, the mineral industry (saline, quicksilver, manganese, to mention a few), a chapter on the Farallon Islands by G. Dallas Hanna, and much more. Illustrated throughout with photographs and drawings, including a large folding sectional map. Glossary, Index. 392 pp. Oblong format.
Condition: Near fine in tan cloth with dark brown lettering (prev owner's name).Book ID: 40307More details Price: $30.00